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Wirksworth Neighbourhood Plan Referendum

A neighbourhood planning referendum will be held for the Wirksworth Neighbourhood Plan on Thursday 7 May.

Charting course for Easter XPlorer challenge

Families are being urged to discover a fabulous challenge in Ashbourne and Darley Dale during the Easter school holidays...Read more

Our Illuminations set to burn brighter than ever!

Your District Council is lighting the touchpaper to ensure our 2015 Matlock Bath Illuminations season goes off with a ba...Read more

Community clear ups underway!

It was great to see the good people of Tissington leading the way as Community Clear Up Day activities got underway at t...Read more

New dog orders - list of sites

Your District Council has published a full list of sites affected by new dog orders that become law in public spaces acr...Read more

We introduce the Living Wage

The District Council is to introduce the Living Wage for all our employees from 1 April.

Flying the Commonwealth Flag

Derbyshire Dales District Council has joined in the 'Fly the Flag' tribute to Commonwealth Day.

Bake Off to find the Dales' tastiest town

Water will be a key ingredient - Carsington Water to be exact - as Fairtrade chefs battle it out to be the pride of the ...Read more

Free leisure access for women

Two national campaigns are being combined at our four leisure centres for a week from this Sunday (8 March) to offer a t...Read more

First steps to success for new walk project

There was a great turnout – and an age range of over 70 years – as your District Council joined forces with local GP...Read more

Spring clean appeal to Dales communities

Derbyshire Dales District Council is urging local businesses, parish councils and community sports and school groups to ...Read more

Upcycling charity celebrates £1,000 windfall

A Derbyshire Dales "upcycling" charity that gives a new lease of life to old furniture is celebrating after being awarde...Read more

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  • MAR28
    Ashbourne stall market 28th March, 2015 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...
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    Bakewell Farmers' Market 28th March, 2015 9:00 am - 2:00 pm Generally held on the last Saturday of every month, the District Council's popular Bakewell Farmers' Market is now regularly attracting more than 5,000 visitors and is so popular that many of the 70 stall holders are selling out before closing tim...
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    Monsal Trail Cycling (Women only) 30th March, 2015 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...