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Easter waste and recycling collection changes

Derbyshire Dales residents are being warned to expect changes to their usual waste and recycling collections over Easter...Read more

Top athletes launch Summer of Cycling

Triple gold medal-winning Paralympic cyclist Anthony Kappes returned to the saddle with a brand new co-pilot to get the ...Read more

Memorial tribute unveiled to Wirksworth runner

A special memorial tribute to a local runner has been unveiled in the reception area at our Wirksworth Leisure Centre.

Top Dales athletes get free use of Arc Leisure Matlock

Matlock sporting stars Sam Mak and Joshua Haynes are to share a bursary pot totalling £500 from Derbyshire Sport's busi...Read more

Sign up for our free e-newsletter

If you have an email address, there's an easy way to ensure you keep up to date with the services we provide for you, in...Read more

New look Ashbourne First Stop Shop

The way our First Stop Shop at Ashbourne Leisure Centre works is changing from 1 April.

Sign up for our Sport Relief events

We're organising four fantastic Sport Relief events in Ashbourne, Bakewell, Matlock and Wirksworth on the weekend o...Read more

Cycling for all in the beautiful Dales

Three great Derbyshire Dales locations are now hosting a cycling initiative helping to raise activity levels in local co...Read more

Tough decision on leisure centre fees

As we approach a new financial year, we've had to take some tough decisions on fees and charges at our four leisure cent...Read more

We help bowls club to go it alone

A Matlock bowls club could get financial support from Derbyshire Dales District Council at the start of a new 25-year le...Read more

Our statement on media claims

Derbyshire Dales District Council did not spend a single penny on participating in the county-wide review of single pers...Read more

Flying the flag on Commonwealth Day

The Queen will 'break' the Commonwealth Flag outside the Great West Door of Westminster Abbey, on Commonwealth Day, Mond...Read more

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  • APR17
    Ashbourne stall market 17th April, 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...
  • APR18
    Matlock stall market 18th April, 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...
  • APR19
    Ashbourne stall market 19th April, 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...