Nearly 250 law-breaking lorry drivers stopped
Budding young entrepreneurs face dragons
Nurse helps to save snake bitten pup on Curbar Edge
Derbyshire Food and Drink Fair to showcase county’s ...
New police recruits
BAKEWELL: Custard pie ‘danger’ is world gone mad!
Matlock cannabis farm raid
A six-day operation targeting lorry drivers committing the ‘Fatal Four’ driving offences across Derbyshire and the midlands found almost 250 motorists breaking the law.
THE NUMBER of people claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance in Derbyshire and Derby fell by 743 according to the latest employment statistics released on Wednesday. May 15.
THE WORLD’S leading green tourism accreditation programme has praised two Dales accommodation providers on reaching the finals of a prestigious competition to honour the best tourism businesses in the country.
Budding entrepreneurs from Lady Manners School have impressed staff with their ingenuity and hard work during a recent competition in which they were challenged to invent environmentally friendly products.
Cycling challenge the Peak District 100 is taking place next month and children’s charity Action Medical Research is calling for riders to sign up now for the event on Sunday, June 30.
A puppy that was bitten by an adder at Curbar Edge was saved thanks to the skills of a quick-thinking nurse.
A kickboxer based at Jesters Fightclub in Matlock has become super middleweight world champion - to add to multiple British honours and two European titles.
Wirksworth Wanderers U18 5
The annual White Peak Marathon will take place on Saturday (18th) with a record number of runners expected to take part.
Matlock Town have announced their retained list of contracted players for next season, but one prominent name is not on it.
Adam Yates was named fans’ Player of the Year at Matlock Town’s presentation evening on Friday – before it was promptly revealed he had signed a new contract with the Gladiators.
Darley Dale endured a frustrating afternoon that saw them beat the weather but narrowly avoid defeat at home to Morton.
TICKETS are now on sale to the smash-hit musical Hairspray, when it comes to Nottingham’s Theatre Royal from July 2-13, 2013.
A five bedroomed, detached property with accommodation on 3 floors, situated on this sought after development in Shireoaks, within easy walking distance of the village centre with good local shops, schools, transport facilities etc.
The Theatre Royal and Royal Concert Hall Nottingham’s forthcoming June to August season promises some long-awaited summer fun.
Journey, Whitesnake and Thunder are set to appear onstage together for the first time ever next year, stopping off at Capital FM Arena Nottingham on May 25.
God bless America for giving Matlock Musical Theatre so many songs for their musical journey.
Gareth Richards, Fin Taylor, Jojo Smith, Chris Mayo, are to perform at the latest Saturday Night Comedy night event, to be held at Just The Tonic’s Nottingham club - The Forum - on Saturday, May 18.
Peter Keeble sent us this photo, hoping that Mercury readers might solve its mystery.
As the Director of Planning and Housing Services clearly states (Views sought over car park charges shake up, Mercury, May 9) ‘these are sensitive areas and the review is long overdue’.
Many people registered their opposition to the proposal for a large supermarket as a key part of the Bakewell Road redevelopment and to the secretive and shoddy process by which the project was being conducted.
Hilary Backhouse, from Darley Dale, sent us this image of The Cork Stone on Stanton Moor.
I’m somewhat happy that we now have a Labour led council, and really quite happy that a union representative has been voted in. Although the shadow cabinet is leaning to the right, I feel that local Labour councillors understand what is in the interests of the average person.
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Weather for Matlock
Saturday 18 May 2013
Temperature: 6 C to 11 C
Wind Speed: 13 mph
Wind direction: West
Temperature: 10 C to 19 C
Wind Speed: 9 mph
Wind direction: North east