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Trick or Treat?

The majority of parents and young people enjoy Halloween in good spirit when 'trick or treating'. Although it is a great...Read more

Local views invited on Wirksworth Neighbourhood Plan

Local views are being invited after Wirksworth submitted its draft Neighbourhood Plan to Derbyshire Dales District Counc...Read more

One year on – Dales sports clubs are winners

Clubs across the Derbyshire Dales are winners on and off the field of play after taking advantage of a new advice scheme...Read more

Dales woman falsely claimed almost £10,000 benefits

An Ashbourne woman who dishonestly claimed benefits totalling £9,926 has been sentenced to a 12 month Community Order w...Read more

Halloween Xplorer spooktacular!

We're staging a Halloween Xplorer special "navigational challenge" event on Tuesday 28 October.

Your call on future development sites

Derbyshire Dales District Council needs to find additional land for housing and other uses over the next 15 to 20 years ...Read more

Community Vision group to speak at Matlock forum

Local people will get an opportunity to hear at first-hand about the new community-led approach to an important part of ...Read more

Illuminations ON this Saturday!

A headline on the front page of this week's Matlock Mercury newspaper 'Illuminations Under Review' seems to have prompte...Read more

IMPORTANT! Plan ahead for Illuminations final night

Visitors are being urged to plan ahead for the last night of Matlock Bath Illuminations this Saturday.

Getting to grips with messy issue

Inconsiderate Derbyshire Dales dog owners who don't get to grips with a messy problem could soon be facing a £75 on-the...Read more

Cash prize for Dales recycling champions

Residents across the Derbyshire Dales are getting a £25 surprise - thanks to their recycling efforts.

Get a kick out of walking football!

We're making sure local over 50s get a kick out of the latest sporting craze - walking football!

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  • NOV1
    Ashbourne stall market 1st November, 2014 7:30 am - 4:00 pm Ashbourne's cobbled Market Place is the venue for this twice-weekly market. Coach and car parking facilities are situated within easy reach of the town centre and the bus station is also close by. Markets have a character and atmosphere that mak...
  • NOV3
    Bakewell stall market 3rd November, 2014 7:30 am - 4:00 pm Bakewell has had a market since 1330. The town's Livestock and Stall Markets continue to attract tourists and visitors, as well as providing an essential service to the local community. Ample car and coach parking is available at the Agricultural...
  • NOV3
    Monsal Trail Cycling (Women only) 3rd November, 2014 10:00 am - 11:00 am The beautiful Monsal Trail is the backdrop for the cycling initiative that focuses on women. Suitable for beginners, the initiative, organised by us with partners Monsal Trail Cycle Hire and Breeze. The regular Monday led rides on the Monsal Trai...