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Dales gears up for British cycling’s premier road race

Derbyshire Dales District Council wants to hear from local community groups, businesses and individuals that are gearing...Read more

UK's best new housing is in Matlock.

It's official. The UK's best new housing is in Matlock. A contemporary building that has transformed one of the town's s...Read more

Another accolade for our Hall Leys Park

The District Council's Hall Leys Park in Matlock has confirmed its status as one of the very best in the UK.

Consultation on Ashbourne skate park's future

A four-week public consultation on the future of a vandalism-hit Ashbourne skate park starts this Friday, 24 July.

Charities benefit from fund-raising year

Four charities have benefited to the tune of £7,226 thanks to the fund-raising efforts of Carol Walker in her year as c...Read more

We want to hear your views on our spending priorities

Derbyshire Dales residents are being asked to help shape the local council's targets and spending priorities for the nex...Read more

Consultation on vandalism-plagued skate park

Derbyshire Dales residents are to be consulted on the future of an Ashbourne skate park that has become a regular target...Read more

Bookings open for 2015 Matlock Bath Illuminations

Bookings have opened for this year's Matlock Bath Illuminations, ending weeks of uncertainty. Tickets are available onl...Read more

Carsington event cancelled

Our apologies, but this year's Summer of Sport event at Carsington Water - scheduled for this coming Sunday, 19 July - h...Read more

Marathon rowing session to boost Nepal recovery

A fitness instructor and a gym member at Arc Leisure Matlock are each planning to row the equivalent of the English Chan...Read more

Getting a kick out of Walking Football

The fact that more people than ever are getting a kick out of the Walking Football craze hit home as a Matlock team beca...Read more

Blooming marvellous recycling fund

Young recyclers are benefitting from a blooming marvellous community fund. Matlock Pre-School Playgroup and Darley Dale...Read more

Current Consultations

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  • AUG1
    Ashbourne stall market 1st August, 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...
  • AUG3
    Monsal Trail Cycling (Women only) 3rd August, 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...
  • AUG4
    Wirksworth stall market 4th August, 2015 7:30 am - 4:00 pm The Market Place in Wirksworth is the venue for a busy local market. 2015 marks the 709 year anniversary of the market in the town. Markets have a character and atmosphere that makes them a unique shopping experience - our indoor and outdoor mark...