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Category Archives: Ashbourne
The perpetual rainfall has caused the cancellation of this Sunday’s Ashbourne Highland Gathering. Following record June rainfall the East Midlands was again put on Amber flood alert by the weather centre this week. As a result, Derbyshire Dales Council, which owns the land where the … Continue reading
Amber Valley Borough Council has revealed the route of a planned bypass. The £8m road will connect the A610 between Ripley and Codnor, taking traffic away from the congested Nottingham Road. The plans include space for 400 homes, an extension to … Continue reading
A Derbyshire market has been given a reprieve despite concerns about losses. Ashbourne’s Thursday market had been facing closure as Derbyshire Dales District Council felt it was losing too much money. With up to two thirds of the pitches vacant and … Continue reading
The annual Shrovetide event which sees hundreds of people take part in a football match has begun in Ashbourne, Derbyshire. The Ashbourne Shrovetide football game is thought to date back more than 1,000 years, and some of the original players are still on … Continue reading
MATLOCK’s new tourist information centre is due to be opened at the town’s train station. The news comes a month after it was announced the current centre is one of two earmarked for closure as part of a cost-cutting exercise … Continue reading
Traders at a Derbyshire town’s market were forced to improvise after their stalls were stolen overnight. Up to 60 stalls used by Ashbourne Market were taken when thieves broke into a depot. Traders used boxes, the backs of vans and makeshift trestle tables … Continue reading