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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.

Back-in-time Jubilee Bridge reopens this week

Matlock Bath's Jubilee Bridge will re-open on Wednesday (23 July) exactly the way it looked when first opened in 1887 to...Read more

Confusion over Bakewell Pool

Confusion has arisen following a review of the way we manage our leisure operation, which has identified numerous workab...Read more

We're supporting LIGHTS OUT event

We are supporting LIGHTS OUT from 10pm to 11pm on 4 August when everyone in the UK is invited to turn off their lights, ...Read more

Does StarDisc get your vote?

A Wirksworth artwork described as a "21st century" stone circle" has reached the final of the 2014 National Lottery Awar...Read more

Huge crowds cheer the Queen

The sun shone as Matlock turned out in huge numbers to welcome Her Majesty the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh off the 1...Read more

Strike action - our services

Derbyshire Dales District Council is not anticipating a major impact on its services as a result of strike action today ...Read more

Royal route confirmed

Buckingham Palace have confirmed the route the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh will be taking tomorrow (Thursday 10 July) on...Read more

Discover our XPlorer navigational challenge!

We're all set to stage "navigational challenge" events throughout the district during the school summer holidays.

Staging our own 'Commonwealth Games'!

The Derbyshire Dales will play its part in raising the curtain on this year's Commonwealth Games with a themed event at ...Read more

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  • JUL23
    Matlock Market 23rd July, 2014 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Peak Head, near Crown Square, is the venue every Wednesday from 9am to 4pm for 26 stalls offering a wonderful range of products. The market stalls have been carefully planned to offer a wide and interesting range of goods and products. There will...
  • JUL23
    Monsal Trail Cycling 23rd July, 2014 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...
  • JUL24
    Ashbourne stall market 24th July, 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...