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Update | Housing benefits payments

Due to a technical error, housing benefits payments will be made one working day late this month – on Wednesday, 27th ...Read more

Stepping out for charity on Bank Holiday Monday

We're stepping out to stage a charity dance show in our Matlock Hall Leys Park on Bank Holiday Monday (25 August) to rai...Read more

Update | Ashbourne Leisure Centre fire

An investigation into fire damage to the plant room at our Ashbourne Leisure Centre has revealed that the pool will have...Read more

Local Plan Statement

A statement from Councillor Lewis Rose OBE: "Following receipt of the Examining Inspector's note, the District Council ...Read more

Long service awards for our 'clean and green' workers

Two workers who help to keep the Derbyshire Dales clean and green have received long service awards.

Local Plan disappointment

A Government Inspector's report on an initial examination of the Derbyshire Dales Local Plan has prompted the District C...Read more

Seven-up for District Council's top-rated Hall Leys Park

It's seven-up for the District Council's Hall Leys Park in Matlock, which this week confirmed its status as one of the v...Read more

Ashbourne Leisure Centre fire

A fire at our Ashbourne Leisure Centre late on Saturday night (26 July) closed the pool while a damage investigation too...Read more

Bakewell splash pad decision

At last night's full Council meeting, Councillors voted and agreed to revert to the original 7-days-a-week operatin...Read more

Bridge waits 127 years for first official ceremony

The reopening of Matlock Bath's Jubilee Bridge today (Wednesday 23 July) seems certain to be the first time any official...Read more

Our Commonwealth Games curtain raiser

The sun shone on more than 500 fun-seekers at a Carsington Water curtain-raiser to the Commonwealth Games on Sunday (20 ...Read more

Cash boost for civic year charities

The Derbyshire Dales' former civic chairman Councillor Peter Slack has left a lasting legacy of his year in office.

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  • AUG23
    Ashbourne stall market 23rd August, 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...
  • AUG25
    Bakewell stall market 25th August, 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...
  • AUG25
    Monsal Trail Cycling (Women only) 25th August, 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...