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VisitEngland encourages Britons to get cycling

VisitEngland is encouraging viewers inspired by Bradley Wiggins’ cycling heroics to get on their bikes and experience the Peak District National Park. If only Wiggins was a walker! VisitEngland’s chairman and chief executive, among others, recently cycled through the Peak … Continue reading

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Secrets of a limestone quarry

Horseshoe Quarry, Derbyshire: I’m standing on what was then the equator, submerged in a shallow sea teeming with brachiopods and crinoids. Read more: http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/the-northerner/2012/jul/30/horseshoe-quarry-derbyshire-limestone-secrets?newsfeed=true Chris Sabian is owner of http://www.thedoginn.biz a directory for Dog Friendly Accomodation, Pubs, Beaches & More. Browse … Continue reading

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Derbyshire go for Portas cash – sadly her purse isn’t big enough.

High streets in Derbyshire could be set for a major boost if a bid for funding from the Government’s Mary Portas-inspired retail revitalisation programme is successful. Local authorities are being invited to set up ‘town teams’, to demonstrate their vision for … Continue reading

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Britains Best Bike Rides – Tissington Trail, Derbyshire

Pedal through the Peak district on this easy route through the limestone ravine of Dovedale, finishing with superb views of the White Peak’s undulating green dales……. http://www.guardian.co.uk/travel/2012/may/06/tissington-trail-derbyshire-bike-ride?newsfeed=true Chris Sabian is owner of http://www.thedoginn.biz a directory for Dog Friendly Accomodation, Pubs, Beaches … 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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MRT called out SIX times in one day

A MOUNTAIN rescue team had a busy weekend with SIX rescues in the Peak  District in one day. Woodhead Mountain Rescue Team were called to assist one stricken walker and  five injured runners during the ‘Lads Leap’ fell race in the Crowden … Continue reading

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Make your views known on Peak Park governance

As with the NHS the government is proposing changes to the way national park authorities are governed in order to increase local accountability. The problem is it needs some ideas on how to go forward. So rather than get some over paid … Continue reading

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This is Staffordshire

A good advert for the Staffordshire Peak District:- http://www.thisisstaffordshire.co.uk/perfect-place-away/story-15559050-detail/story.html Chris Sabian is owner of http://www.thedoginn.biz a directory for Dog Friendly Accomodation, Pubs, Beaches & More Browse the UK’s most popular directory of dog friendly accommodation, pubs, beaches and days out

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Derbyshire Council back to square one on Elvaston Castle

Firms will have the chance to bid for Elvaston Castle again as the saga over its future will drag into a ninth year. Nearly eight years after Derbyshire County Council thought it had solved its Elvaston Castle woes, the authority … Continue reading

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Derbyshire to turn off 40,000 street lights at night

About 40,000 rural street lights in Derbyshire are to be switched off after midnight to help cut carbon emissions. The county council move is part of a scheme to save about £400,000 a year in energy bills. The Conservative-led council … Continue reading

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