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Two world-class athletes paid a visit to the Dales this week to kick-start a Wirksworth woman’s mountainous charity challenge.
Derbyshire Dales MP Patrick McLoughlin has sent his “deepest sympathy” to the family of the man killed in yesterday’s tragic Woolwich attack..
Police have today launched an appeal for witnesses after a man told officers he was assaulted in Bakewell.
Christ Church, Burbage, is holding its May Fair on Bank Holiday Monday May 27.
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Three finals took centre stage in the Darley Dale and District Snooker League, one of which saw the two teams from Belper Strutt Club contesting a cliff-hanger in the conclusion of the Jimmy Harper Team Plate aggregate competition.
Matlock Golf Club held its Men’s Medal No3 with another large card of over 100 participants.
Matlock Town have seen another player from last season’s squad depart this week as versatile Laurence Gaughan signed for Premier Division rivals Worksop Town.
Emmerdale actor Tony Audenshaw was among nearly 400 people who ran the Eyam Half Marathon the weekend.
Runners braved chilly but mostly dry conditions as the 35th White Peak Marathon took place last weekend.
Musicians are being urged to get stripped and pull the plug on their amps for a new competition that could land them a grand.
A fundraising event is to be held on Saturday, May 25, at The Holly Bush in Marehay, in aid of this year’s Ripley Music Festival.
There are bands and performers galore taking part in a Wirksworth Carnival Showcase at the Hope & Anchor in the town on Saturday May 25.
You’ve read the book, you’ve seen the film, now you can see the much-loved story of Kes when it hits the stage at Derby Theatre later in the year.
Just The Tonic’s Nottingham club - The Forum - hosts a Real Deal Comedy Jam on Friday, May 24.
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There will be ‘hair metal’ for fans of Poison at the Fishpond in Matlock Bath on Friday, May 24, when tribute band Poizon perform there.
COMMUTERS around Derbyshire and the East Midlands are being warned about the following traffic disruptions today, Thursday, May 23.
This week I’m afraid I’m going to get all serious and political. Sorry.
A FOUL-MOUTHED offender was fined and ordered to pay £142 after he was verbally abusive and threatening towards a police officer.
A GENEROUS club is holding a gala fundraiser for the Help for Heroes charity with fabulous fun, games and entertainment.
Regarding ‘Leaving borders open defies common sense’ (Mercury letters, May 9), I am deeply worried by the rumour that immigrants are stopping British people from working.
About the suggestion of the possible introduction of a charge for residents’ parking permit, I think it all depends on how much the charge is going to be.
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Friday 24 May 2013
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