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All waste and recycling collections this week (commencing 28th March) will be one day later than

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Along with other partner agencies, we operate a voluntary Bonfire and Firework Safety registration

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Lovers Walks sign 300pxWe are pleased to be able to confirm that the rock scaling works being undertaken by our

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Tour of BritainDerbyshire Dales District Council wants to hear from local community groups, businesses and

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It's official. The UK's best new housing is in Matlock. A contemporary building that has

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

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A four-week public consultation on the future of a vandalism-hit Ashbourne skate park starts this

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Tuesday 7pm | The gym and sports hall at our Arc Leisure Matlock have re-opened thanks to a

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Four charities have benefited to the tune of £7,226 thanks to the fund-raising efforts of Carol

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Town Hall MatlockDerbyshire Dales residents are being asked to help shape the local council's targets and spending

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Decorated boats on the Derwent 300pxBookings have opened for this year's Matlock Bath Illuminations, ending weeks of uncertainty.

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Our apologies, but this year's Summer of Sport event at Carsington Water - scheduled for this

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Arc rowing marathon 300 pxA fitness instructor and a gym member at Arc Leisure Matlock are each planning to row the

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Matlock Arc team 300 pxThe fact that more people than ever are getting a kick out of the Walking Football craze hit home as

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Betty Cafferty plants apple tree at Matlock Preschool Playgroup Young recyclers are benefitting from a blooming marvellous community fund.

Matlock Pre-School

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Local residents are to get an overview of Derbyshire Dales District Council's priorities following the

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View of Bakewell Town CentreResidents of Bakewell are being invited to take part in a local Housing Needs Survey being

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Applause broke out in a packed meeting at Matlock Bath's Grand Pavilion on Wednesday night as

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Today (22 June 2015) leaders from the public and private sector, represented by Sheffield City

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Tour of Hope Construction Materials photo Paul MorgansA free insight into new opportunities for manufacturing and engineering businesses in the

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The District Council has scheduled a public meeting next week to update traders and the general

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Eroica Sunday 300pxWe are delighted to announce that Mrs Sara Mackie from Cromford is the lucky winner of our ...

Village Games tug of warThe District Council's Sports Development team are organising a fun-packed Family Sports Day at the

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A geological report on deteriorating limestone cliff faces in Matlock Bath has forced the closure of an

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There is lots going on in the beautiful Derbyshire Dales to celebrate National Bike Week 13-21 June.

Derbyshire Dales businesses are being urged to take advantage fast of a free event this week

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Town Hall MatlockAre you interested in making an active contribution to public life in Derbyshire Dales?  We are

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Derbyshire Dales cyclists who take part in group rides on some of the district's trails every week

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An historic charity has unveiled three new affordable houses in Longford's Sepycoe Lane - built to

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Derbyshire Dales District Council’s newly appointed Deputy Leader Councillor Albert Catt will also

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A record number of competitors entered this year's Aggregate Bouldering Competition on The Face

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Promotional days will take place in Derbyshire Dales parks during the Spring Bank Holiday week to

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The only councillor to serve continuously since the inception of Derbyshire Dales District Council 41

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The funeral arrangements have been announced for county and district councillor Mike Longden, who
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View the full list of Derbyshire Dales well dressings and open gardens in our 2015 Floral Dales

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Here's a round-up of the results of the 7 May 2015 Parliamentary, District, Town and Parish

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The beautiful village of Tissington leads the way here in the Derbyshire Dales as another blooming

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Counting took place today (Saturday) in the contested Matlock Town Council wards.

The result of the Wirksworth Town Council election, counted today (Saturday).

Counting took place today (Saturday) in the Cromford Parish Council election.

Counting took place today (Saturday) in the Calver Parish Council election.

Counting took place today (Saturday) in the Youlgrave Parish Council election.

Counting took place today (Saturday) in the Ashbourne Town Council St Oswald's ward election.

Counting took place today (Saturday) in the Shirley Parish Council election.

Counting took place today (Saturday) in the Hathersage & Eyam Parish Council election.

Counting took place today (Saturday) in the Bradley Parish Council election.

The Conservatives have retained control of the District Council with a convincing majority.

At the end

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Following the overnight count at Arc Leisure Matlock for the Derbyshire Dales Parliamentary seat,

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The count for the 7 May Parliamentary and local elections will affect opening hours at our Arc

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Everything you need to know about the Parliamentary and local elections on Thursday 7 May,

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The Peak District & Derbyshire Summer of Cycling is a programme of cycling events, entertainment and

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Did you know that our four leisure centres in Ashbourne, Bakewell, Matlock and Wirksworth offer

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The completion of eight new homes for local people was celebrated in Youlgrave on Friday 10th April.

The annual delivery of free food caddy liners to properties across the Derbyshire Dales will start

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Six candidates will fight the Derbyshire Dales Parliamentary seat at the 7 May General Election.

Derbyshire Dales firms were given sound advice on how to get bigger and better at a series of free

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Derbyshire Dales District Council is organising all elections in the Dales on 7 May, including

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Nominations to stand as a candidate in May's Parliamentary, district, town and parish elections

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A neighbourhood planning referendum will be held for the Wirksworth Neighbourhood Plan on Thursday 7

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Families are being urged to discover a fabulous challenge in Ashbourne and Darley Dale during the

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Your District Council is lighting the touchpaper to ensure our 2015 Matlock Bath Illuminations

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It was great to see the good people of Tissington leading the way as Community Clear Up Day

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Wirksworth's Tuesday market, the oldest in the Derbyshire Dales, is about to get a new lease of

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Your District Council has published a full list of sites affected by new dog orders that become

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Your District Council is working with the Peak District National Park Authority to offer a 25%

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The District Council is to introduce the Living Wage for all our employees from 1 April.

Derbyshire Dales District Council has joined in the 'Fly the Flag' tribute to Commonwealth Day.

Cllrs Carol Walker and Geoff Stevens raise the Commonwealth Flag at Matlock Town Hall

Water will be a key ingredient - Carsington Water to be exact - as Fairtrade chefs battle it out to

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Two national campaigns are being combined at our four leisure centres for a week from this Sunday (8

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There was a great turnout – and an age range of over 70 years – as your District Council joined

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Derbyshire Dales District Council is urging local businesses, parish councils and community sports and

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A Derbyshire Dales "upcycling" charity that gives a new lease of life to old furniture is

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A special meeting of our southern area planning committee has rejected plans for five 100m high

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Derbyshire Dales firms will get sound advice on how to give their business a boost at a series of

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Your District Council has responded to the views of local people on proposed dog orders that could

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Derbyshire Dales District Council is proud to be playing its part in this year's Royal Shrovetide Football

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

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Following the announcement that Dales police stations face closure in Ashbourne and Bakewell,

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Here's an update to put you in the picture about how we're catching up through the difficult road

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Derbyshire Dales District Council has joined forces with local GPs and ramblers to pilot a

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More businesses than ever are joining a campaign that puts the Peak District at the heart of what

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Thursday February 5 is National Voter Registration Day, and Derbyshire Dales District Council is

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We've set the record straight on inaccurate media reports claiming the District Council has

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We'll be tackling usual Wednesday waste and recycling collections tomorrow after good progress on

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Some more good progress today (Monday 2 February) following the snow disruptions catch-up work

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Derbyshire Dales residents will hear for the first time this evening (Monday 2 February) that your

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Following the announcement that Dales police stations face closure in Ashbourne and Bakewell,

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The good news is that our crews have made good progress catching up on missed bins by working

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Our popular Bakewell Farmers' Market is all set to go ahead as usual tomorrow (Saturday) together with

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After a delayed start due to overnight snow, our crews left the depot before 9am this morning to

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Today's scheduled bin collections and those missed yesterday are currently on hold due to the

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The aim tomorrow will be to start regular Friday collections and catch up with Thursday properties missed

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Heavy snow has forced the suspension of all today's scheduled waste and recycling collections -

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Although overnight snow is affecting roads on higher ground in the Derbyshire Dales, our waste and

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There's nothing better than a warming stroll with good company on a chill winter's day - and your

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Our bin crews have largely caught up today (Saturday) with missed waste and recycling collections caused by

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Our crews will once again be working on Saturday this week to catch up on missed waste and

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Some headlines regarding this week's snow-affected waste and recycling collections:

  • Today's usual Thursday
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Your District Council has responded to requests from local sports clubs by organising a

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The snow overnight on Tuesday into Wednesday meant that many rounds were unsafe and inaccessible for our

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Despite the overnight snow, Derbyshire Dales District Council's recycling crews have left the

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All four of our leisure centres opened on schedule today - but please take care of snow and ice on

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Because of the overnight snow, today's scheduled waste and recycling collections are on hold.

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After months of uncertainty, your District Council has officially unveiled an externally funded

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Some of the Derbyshire Dales' most promising sports performers have been handed a share of £2,000 in

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Sub-zero temperatures combined with compacted snow and ice in the north of the district mean it is

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Local residents will soon get an overview of our spending plans for 2015/16 – including a Council Tax

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The good news is the vast majority of this week's scheduled waste and recycling collections are

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We've had to cancel our Bakewell stall market scheduled for today (Monday) due to high winds - but

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High winds have forced the cancellation of our Ashbourne stall market scheduled for today

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High volumes continue to slow down scheduled domestic waste collections this week and this may

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Young people aged 14-19 are urged to sign up to show some New Year resolution by joining in weekly

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Our bin teams have now completed the catch up both of domestic waste and previously stated

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The swimming pool at the District Council's Ashbourne Leisure Centre is set to reopen on Monday 12

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Usual waste and recycling round schedules re-start today after the Christmas and New Year bank

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District Council Leader Councillor Lewis Rose OBE has given his reaction to the statement by Local

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Apologies but we've had to close our Bakewell pool today (Saturday) due to circumstances beyond

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Although our waste & recycling collections crews have been out every day this week, poor road

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Our waste and recycling crews managed to do some collections yesterday (Monday), but it's slow

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Continuing poor weather conditions mean that our scheduled stall market today (Monday) in Bakewell is

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With poor road conditions continuing, the big message for the coming week is please leave out/put out

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All four of our leisure centres opened on schedule today (Saturday) despite heavy snowfalls on

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Something is missing from Matlock's Crown Square - the famous centrepiece silver crown!

To help people stay safe during this festive season, we're supporting the Food Standards Agency

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A £4.2 million new affordable housing development by Waterloo Housing Group, in partnership with

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A crèche facility could continue at our Ashbourne Leisure Centre - provided by the local community.

The Leader of the District Council has spoken out against central government planning policy

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The Derbyshire Dales has hosted a special event in the continuing success of the countywide Heart of

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A benefits cheat who dishonestly claimed almost £12,000 from Derbyshire Dales District Council has

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A healthy future beckons for our Ashbourne Leisure Centre after the ribbon was cut on a £60,000

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Usual waste and recycling collection days will change for Derbyshire Dales residents over the

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Small Business Saturday UK comes to the Derbyshire Dales this Saturday (6 December) - and we're

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A £60,000 upgrade of the fitness suite at our Ashbourne Leisure Centre is to be unveiled on

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Your District Council is co-ordinating the Sportivate funding pot for sports clubs and groups

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For the seventh year in a row, your District Council is encouraging people to shop locally this

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You have an opportunity to have your say on proposed dog orders which could become law in public

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The deadline is approaching for local people to have their say on additional land your District

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The Derbyshire Dales' growing reputation as one of the best cycling areas in the UK is moving up

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Matlock Bath Illuminations - one of the region's top annual visitor attractions - has once again

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Helping local people to STAY local continues to be the top priority identified by you, the people of

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The District Council's Village Hall grant scheme has helped to create a sustainable energy system at

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Local views are being invited after Wirksworth submitted its draft Neighbourhood Plan to

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Clubs across the Derbyshire Dales are winners on and off the field of play after taking advantage of a

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An Ashbourne woman who dishonestly claimed benefits totalling £9,926 has been sentenced to a 12

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We're staging a Halloween Xplorer special "navigational challenge" event on Tuesday 28 October.

Derbyshire Dales District Council needs to find additional land for housing and other uses over

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Local people will get an opportunity to hear at first-hand about the new community-led approach to

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A headline on the front page of this week's Matlock Mercury newspaper 'Illuminations Under Review'

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Visitors are being urged to plan ahead for the last night of Matlock Bath Illuminations this

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Inconsiderate Derbyshire Dales dog owners who don't get to grips with a messy problem could soon be

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Residents across the Derbyshire Dales are getting a £25 surprise - thanks to their recycling

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We're making sure local over 50s get a kick out of the latest sporting craze - walking football!

Commonwealth Games bronze medallist Caroline Povey retained the top honour as the Derbyshire Dales

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A problem with our phone lines on Tuesday morning caused by a fire at a local telephone exchange has now

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Derbyshire Dales District Council is to advise the Planning Inspectorate of its intention to

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

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Derbyshire Dales District Council is supporting Stoptober - the national 28-day stop smoking

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Derbyshire Dales residents have an early opportunity to have their say on their local council's

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Visitors are being urged to plan ahead as Matlock Bath Illuminations prepares for its busiest

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Peak District business can get stronger together – that was one of the big messages to come out of

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We marked the 10th anniversary of our successful Walking for Health scheme by staging a festival day -

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A Government Planning Inspector's view of the number of new homes he believes need to be built in

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Worthy causes in the Matlock area are being invited to apply to Derbyshire Dales District Council for

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Boat builders Christine Dence, Richard Wood and Pete Hartshorn once again dominated the main

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Disability sport in the Derbyshire Dales is set to receive a welcome boost after the Rural

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The District Council is staging a big celebration of our Walking for Health scheme, to marks its

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As Matlock Bath Illuminations stalwart Paul Henshall looks ahead to his 40th anniversary as a

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Contractors and insurance assessors have this week revealed that fire damage at Derbyshire Dales

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Businesses big and small are encouraged to sign up for Business Peak District's free annual

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We're stepping out to stage a charity dance show in our Matlock Hall Leys Park on Bank Holiday

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An investigation into fire damage to the plant room at our Ashbourne Leisure Centre has revealed that

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A statement from Councillor Lewis Rose OBE:

"Following receipt of the Examining Inspector's note,

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Two workers who help to keep the Derbyshire Dales clean and green have received long service awards.

Jason Oldfield (left) and Alan Buckland with their long service certificates

A Government Inspector's report on an initial examination of the Derbyshire Dales Local Plan has

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It's seven-up for the District Council's Hall Leys Park in Matlock, which this week confirmed its

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A fire at our Ashbourne Leisure Centre late on Saturday night (26 July) closed the pool while a

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