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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

Wind farm plan rejected

A special meeting of our southern area planning committee has rejected plans for five 100m high wind turbines on land at...Read more

Growth on agenda for Dales businesses at free events

Derbyshire Dales firms will get sound advice on how to give their business a boost at a series of free events in March.

Local views help to shape new dog orders plan

Your District Council has responded to the views of local people on proposed dog orders that could become law in public ...Read more

Working hard behind the Shrovetide scenes

Derbyshire Dales District Council is proud to be playing its part in this year's Royal Shrovetide Football - including r...Read more

Derbyshire Dales Business Advice service reaps rewards

Local firms are celebrating after securing grants totalling £571,000 – many thanks to a free Derbyshire Dales busines...Read more

Final chance to quiz PCC

Following the announcement that Dales police stations face closure in Ashbourne and Bakewell, Derbyshire's Police and Cr...Read more

Another new style of football kicks off in Ashbourne

There's a different kind of football coming to Ashbourne very soon - and it's nothing to do with Shrovetide!

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  • MAR4
    Monsal Trail Cycling 4th March, 2015 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm The beautiful Monsal Trail is the backdrop for the cycling initiative. Suitable for beginners, the initiative, organised by us with partners Monsal Trail Cycle Hire. The regular Wednesday led rides on the Monsal Trail operates from 10am to 11am a...
  • MAR5
    Ashbourne stall market 5th 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...
  • MAR6
    Matlock stall market 6th March, 2015 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...