Monthly Archives: October 2012

Kinder Scout trespass campaigner gets a plaque

He went down in history as the man who led the mass trespass at Kinder Scout, where hundreds of ramblers claimed their right to roam in the Peak District countryside. But as a blue plaque was unveiled to honour Benny Rothman, … Continue reading

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Dronfield Station

WITH its bright, blooming flower beds, green grass and tidy platforms, Dronfield railway station looks good. But it could have been a different story, were it not for a dedicated of a team of volunteers. For years, Dronfield suffered from … Continue reading

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Police and crime commissioner hopefuls get a grilling – who cares?

MORE bobbies on the beat, funding and cyber crime were among the subjects on which the four candidates vying to become Derbyshire’s first Police and Crime Commissioner were grilled at a  hustings debate. Rod Hutton, Simon Spencer, David Gale and Alan … Continue reading

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