Tag Archives: Parks

Sign up for challenge

DJS-Events are inviting cyclists from the Dales to get pedalling and enter the Peak District Challenge Bike Ride. In its debut year, the ride has an eight, 16 or 30-mile circular route, starting at Carsington Water, on Saturday, October 6. The 30-mile … Continue reading

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Peak District Environmental Quality Mark

Local businesses which show the Peak District Environmental Quality Mark (EQM) have received a boost with VisitEngland, the country’s national tourist board, reaffirming its support for the scheme. In doing so, VisitEngland has made the EQM one of only four sustainable tourism … Continue reading

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Off-roaders bank holiday protest

OFF-ROAD motorcyclists from around the county are set to descend on the Peak District this bank holiday to protest against proposals to ban them from green lanes. The riders intend to head to the trails they would normally ride on Bank … Continue reading

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Peak District a better place for walkers

The Peak District National Park has been improved as a place for walking and as a haven for wildlife, due to concerted human action over the past five years. That is the conclusion of a report by the national park authority, which revealed … Continue reading

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Matlock Bath Parking Charges Plan

Businesses in a Derbyshire village have said they are unhappy about plans to charge motorists to park on the street. Matlock Bath traders claim it will stop people from visiting the area and as a result their profits would be … Continue reading

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Peak District Campaigner gets Award

Congratulations to Julia Bradbury, president of Friends of the Peak District who has won the People’s Campaigner Award National Trust’s Octavia Hill Awards. The prize celebrates a person in the public spotlight who has championed an issue or cause. The local … Continue reading

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Help track Peak glow worms

THE public are being asked to help naturalists discover where glow worms live across the Peak District and Derbyshire.Right now is peak glowing time for this tiny beetle. Read more here: http://www.derbyshiretimes.co.uk/news/local/help-track-peak-glow-worms-1-4621285 Chris Sabian is owner of http://www.thedoginn.biz a directory for … Continue reading

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Village eco homes given thumbs up

A PAIR of ‘super green’ houses have been given the nod by Peak planning bosses. The two new houses will be built into the side of Bradford Dale on the edge of Youlgrave, much to eco campaigners’ delight. Peak District National … Continue reading

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Peak District shortlisted for national award

As summer approaches the number of people choosing to go walking  in the Peak District is going to rise sharply, because the opportunities are endless. And it is for this reason that the Peak District has been shortlisted for a national … Continue reading

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Concert in the heart of Peak

Early music chamber choir Renaissance Voices is performing an evening of choral music in Taddington on Saturday May 19. The concert will take place at St Michael and All Angels Church in aid of Friends of the Peak District, a … Continue reading

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