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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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A City of Caravanners

Sheffield has been found to be the caravan and motorhome capital of the UK. According to research by specialist insurers Safeguard, the Steel City houses the largest concentration of caravan and motorhome owners. It is thought Sheffield’s accessibility by major motorways makes … Continue reading

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Sheffield Cliffhanger festival moving to Graves Park

DAREDEVILS can get active by exploring the countryside on their doorstep at a Sheffield festival which is moving venues this summer. The annual Cliffhanger festival will be staged in Graves Park, rather than Millhouses Park, this year. And the event on Saturday … Continue reading

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With a view of the edge

A VIEW of Gardom’s Edge near Baslow in the Peak District was the most popular with visitors to the annual exhibition of Sheffield Photographic Society. Keith Allchin won the favourite print poll at the exhibition at Sheffield Cathedral’s 1554 Gallery, narrowly … Continue reading

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Kinder Trespass Celebrations

At least two children of trespassers who were imprisoned in the 1932 Mass Trespass on Kinder Scout will be attending the launch of the Kinder 80 Festival on April 24 at Edale. Harry Rothman, son of trespass leader Benny Rothman, will … Continue reading

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Country house at the heart of drive to boost tour trade boost

THE owner of a country house near Sheffield is set to open its doors to tour organisers next month as part of a bid to attract more groups to visit the venue and other attractions in the Peak District. Official … Continue reading

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Visitors urged to visit Peak District by train

NATIONAL park bosses in the Peak District launched a new drive to encourage people to visit the villages of Hope and Hathersage. Free leaflets have been produced in order to make it easier for public transport users to visit the villages … Continue reading

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Operation Moorland Peat

One of the largest conservation projects in the UK will be making moorland near Sheffield green and healthy again – with the help of a helicopter and 5,500 bags of plant cuttings. Bags of heather brash will be airlifted to Bleaklow … Continue reading

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Grant available for rural firms

New and emerging rural businesses are invited to bid for grants of up to £1,500. Businesses between the Peak District, Sheffield and Barnsley are eligible in the Villages and Communities Project three-month pilot scheme, funded by a grant from Sheffield’s … Continue reading

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Sheffield moorland debate

FUTURE management of more than 21 square miles of moorland on the edge of Sheffield is up for debate at a meeting this week – with plans on the table to include better access arrangements. Sheffield Council owns Blackamoor, Burbage, … Continue reading

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