Matlock Bath Illuminations: The final night of Matlock Bath Illuminations 2014, Saturday 25 October, is definitely ON – but please plan ahead.

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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

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

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!

Celebrating sporting talent and endeavour

Commonwealth Games bronze medallist Caroline Povey retained the top honour as the Derbyshire Dales celebrated an astonis...Read more

Phones issue resolved

A problem with our phone lines on Tuesday morning caused by a fire at a local telephone exchange has now been resolved.&...Read more

Local Plan withdrawn from public examination

Derbyshire Dales District Council is to advise the Planning Inspectorate of its intention to withdraw its pre-submission...Read more

Funding boost for Ashbourne

Our Ashbourne Leisure Centre is fighting back in the face of adversity with news of a £60,000 fitness suite upgrade.

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  • OCT24
    Matlock stall market 24th October, 2014 7:30 am - 4:00 pm Matlock's Market Hall is open on Tuesdays and Fridays, with some of the fresh produce 'cabin' stalls remaining open throughout the week, including Saturdays. Car parking is available in the town and there is a bus stop next to the Market Hall. Ma...
  • OCT25
    Ashbourne stall market 25th October, 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...
  • OCT25
    Bakewell Farmers' Market 25th October, 2014 9:00 am - 2:00 pm A multi-award winning farmer's market under cover at the Agricultural Business Centre in the heart of Bakewell is now the second largest in the UK. A wide variety of locally produced foods are available and plenty of parking with easy access.