Tag Archives: Buxton

Paraglider and cyclist injured in the Peak District

A paraglider and cyclist needed help from mountain rescue teams after they were injured in separate incidents on Saturday. The Buxton and Edale Teams snatch squad was called to the Monsal Trail after a 53-year-old lady came off her bike and sustained a suspected ankle … Continue reading

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Top Trail Earner

FIGURES suggest the Tissington Trail brings more customers to its local economy than any other trail in the Peak District. Ahead of the formulation of a five year plan for all its trails the Peak District National Park Authority has surveyed … Continue reading

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Warning over toxic Harpur Hill ‘Blue Lagoon’

Hundreds of people are putting themselves at risk by swimming in a polluted lagoon at a disused Derbyshire quarry, councillors have said. Known locally as the Blue Lagoon, the quarry at Harpur Hill, near Buxton, is filled with water with a … Continue reading

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Peak District Trails Review

Peak District National Park bosses have launched a public consultation on its plans for the management of four trails in the area from 2013-17. Cyclists, horse riders and walkers will all be affected by the plans, which the public has … Continue reading

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Peak District Artisans Young Artist of the Year

Katherine Smith, from Littleover, was named Peak District Artisans Young Artist of the Year in the Great Dome Arts Festival in Buxton. The 18-year-old entered three acrylic paintings inspired by beaches and the sea, which she created on her A-level art … Continue reading

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Tim Brooke-Taylor’s Buxton, Derbyshire

The comic actor Tim Brooke-Taylor enjoys the compact spa town of Buxton,   Derbyshire, for its fine old buildings and views from Solomon’s Temple. Read the full article here: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/destinations/europe/uk/9331253/Tim-Brooke-Taylors-Buxton-Derbyshire.html Chris Sabian is owner of http://www.thedoginn.biz a directory for Dog Friendly Accomodation, … Continue reading

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Watch the TLI High Peak Road Cycle Race

The TLI High Peak Road Race, organised by Sharrow, Whirlow and Norton Wheelers cycling clubs, starts from 10am, on Sunday, July 1, at Chelmorton Institute, on Main Street, at Chelmorton, Taddington, and involves over five laps with a finish near Hubber Dale. … Continue reading

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Peak District Farmer and a ditch too far

A farmer has been ordered to pay financial penalties totalling £18,710 and to carry out restoration work at his own expense, after admitting to carrying out un-authorised activities in an area legally protected for its rare geological features and upland … Continue reading

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More Olyimpic Torch Tosh

Businesses across Derbyshire are being invited to come along to a series of free briefings to help them capitalise on the once-in-a-lifetime opportunities that next year’s London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay route is poised to bring. Visit Peak District & Derbyshire, … Continue reading

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Buxton’s premier food and drink festival

Buxton’s premier food and drink festival will return in spring 2012, and will showcase the very best produce the Peak District has to offer. On the weekend of March 31 and April 1, 2012, the University of Derby Buxton, based … Continue reading

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