Category Archives: Bakewell

Bakewell Show a huge success

More than 65,000 visitors flocked to the popular Peak District event in two days to enjoy a mix of rural attractions and family-themed delights. Many agricultural events – including the Great Yorkshire Show – have been called off as a result of … Continue reading

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It’s Bakewell Show Time

Don’t forget the 182nd Bakewell Show takes place at Bakewell Showground next Wednesday and Thursday and will feature an array of attractions including daredevil motorcyclists and a talking robot. Let’s hope the weather is kind! Chris Sabian is owner of http://www.thedoginn.biz a directory … Continue reading

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No Costa Coffee for Bakewell

Plans for a Costa Coffee in Bakewell have been refused by the Peak District National Park Authority amid concerns that the establishment would harm the town’s character and put jobs at risk. Costa Coffee have already launched an appeal. The … Continue reading

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Berlin style wall given go ahead

A DECISION to reject controversial plans to build a noise-barrier wall at Bakewell’s Agricultural Business Centre has been overturned on appeal. The wall, which is up to 5.5 metres high in one section, was proposed by Derbyshire Dales District Council in … Continue reading

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Congestion in Bakewell has always been a problem. And a problem on most days of the week for that matter. Therefore plans to move the towns car parks out of the centre and banning HGVs from entering the town over the … Continue reading

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Drivers targeted in Bakewell

POLICE in Bakewell have been targeting dangerous driving and poor vehicle maintenance as part of the multi-agency Operation Safedrive initiative. Officers from the local Safer Neighbourhood policing team joined forces with CREST (Casualty Reduction and Enforcement Support Team), roads policing … Continue reading

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Markets review

Stallholders have slammed plans to review Matlock’s market. Traders say urgent action is needed to ensure the future of the town’s ailing market – and Derbyshire Dales District Council is carrying out a major review. But the council’s proposals – which include raising … Continue reading

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No joy for Jeremy Clarkson this time

A caravan park in the Peak District has been given the go-ahead to improve its site and lengthen its opening season. The Bakewell Camping and Caravanning Club Site on Hopping Lane in Derbyshire will now be able to open for an extra … Continue reading

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Litton abandons appeal

Property Group Litton has abandoned its appeal against the Peak District National Park Authority’s rejection of plans for a £25 million redevelopment of the 10-acre riverside site in Bakewell. Litton says that although its legal advisers were confident (I wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Discover the Nine Ladies mysteries

WOULD-BE archaeologists and star-gazers are invited to meet the experts to explore ancient history and the night sky from a prehistoric stone circle on Sunday, December  4. The Peak District National Park Authority is offering 60 free places for people … Continue reading

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