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Gulliver’s Kingdom in Matlock Bath to host careers recruitment weekend

Family-run theme park Gulliver’s Kingdom is holding a recruitment weekend, February 24-25, 10am to 2pm.

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An express service at Chinley running along the Hope Valley line.

Government go-ahead to increase rail capacity through Hope Valley

Plans to increase rail capacity along the Hope Valley line between Manchester and Sheffield have been given the go-ahead.

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Zoopla's new online tool will tell you when your house might hit the million pound mark.

How to find out when your Derbyshire home will be worth £1 million

Online estate agent Zoopla has launched a new calculator that allows homeowners to see when their property will be worth a million pounds.

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Across the UK as a whole, 634,116 new companies were formed last year.

Almost 6,000 new companies created in Derbyshire last year

Nearly 6,000 new companies were formed in Derbyshire last year, statistics show.

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Members of the Fire Brigades Union Derbyshire branch in Crown Square, Matlock, on Saturday.

Firefighters claim public support for campaign against Matlock cuts

Firefighters received significant support from members of the public as they staged a demonstration in Matlock against planned station cuts.

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Peak District roads closed due to heavy snowfall and ice hazard

Peak District roads closed due to heavy snowfall and ice hazard

Heavy snow has caused the closure of A57 Snake Pass and A537 Cat & Fiddle.

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Peak District road to close for three weeks due to landslip damage

Peak District road to close for three weeks due to landslip damage

An Ashbourne road will be closed for three weeks while essential safety work is carried out by Derbyshire County Council.

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The Fire Brigades Union are holding a demonstration in Matlock town centre on Saturday, February 10, to highlight their opposition to planned cuts.

Councillor backs Matlock firefighters’ protest against station cuts

A Matlock councillor on the Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Authority has voiced support for firefighters holding a demonstration this weekend.

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Rivendale Caravan Park, located off the A515 between Buxton and Ashbourne.

Investment pledge by new owners of Peak District caravan park

The new owners of a Peak District caravan park have signaled their intention to "invest significantly" in the new acquisition.

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Jackie and David Teideman pictured at Heatherdene Kennels which is celebrating it's 70th anniversary.

Derbyshire boarding kennel and cattery marks 70th year in business

A boarding kennel and cattery near Matlock is marking its 70th year in business, giving its present owners opportunity to reflect on their time there.

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Matlock resident Emma Worrell, of Little Pig Jewellery Design, will exhibiting her handmade work at LondonEdge, a trade show for alternative youth subcultures, at the Business Design Centre in Islington, February 11-12.

Matlock teacher turned jewellery designer in London industry spotlight

A former deputy headteacher from Matlock is hoping to take her new career to another level when she exhibits her handmade jewellery at a major trade show in London.

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Daniel Henshaw, front left, an author and teacher from Wirksworth was part of a team of writers taking on the Eggheads in the BBC television quiz

Wirksworth children’s author enjoys a brush with the BBC Eggheads

A budding children’s author from Wirksworth had a brush with 15 minutes of television fame, when he was part of a team taking on BBC Two’s resident Eggheads.

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Matlock firefighters to stage protest against station staffing changes

Matlock firefighters to stage protest against station staffing changes

The Fire Brigades Union (FBU) has announced plans for a public demonstration to voice its opposition to proposed staffing changes in Matlock.

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Hotel and restaurant Fischer's Baslow Hall is to open the Wine Room, a new dining space dedicated to showcase the range and diversity of wines the business offers from around the world.

Michelin starred Baslow restaurant reveals plans for special wine room

The Michelin-starred Fischer’s Baslow Hall hotel and restaurant will open a new dining space next month, dedicated to showcasing the venue’s extensive wine list.

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From left, St Elphin's Park employees Suzanne Jackson, Rachael Gregory and Michael Noton with chief executive Nick Sanderson at the Audley Villages' annual awards ceremony.

Staff at Darley Dale retirement village St Elphin’s Park given awards

Three employees of a Darley Dale retirement village picked up awards for outstanding work at the nationwide care provider’s annual ceremony.

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Derbyshire Dales District Council is up for a top housing sector award for its work to develop affordable homes in the area.

Derbyshire Dales District Council shortlisted for UK Housing Awards

Derbyshire Dales District Council has been named as one of eight on the shortlist for the title of strategic local authority of the year at the UK Housing Awards.

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East Midlands chamber of commerce appeals for Government support after a rise in employment

East Midlands chamber of commerce appeals for Government support after a rise in employment

The number of people in work across the East Midlands rose in the three months to the end of November according to figures released this morning.

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Wirksworth singer-songwriter Joseph Knight, 18, is preparing to release his new single and head out on a UK tour

Wirksworth musician gears up new for new single and biggest tour yet

A young musician from Wirksworth is getting ready to launch his new single next month, before hitting the road on a short UK tour.

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Media outlets and brands are currently facing unexplained and challenging outages on Facebook

Facebook outage hits publishers and brands across the UK

Media outlets found themselves unable to post as normal on Facebook today, following multiple reports of outages on the social media platform last night.
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Winster resident Brian Long is preparing for a historic year as a tour guide to First World War sites in northern Europe.

Winster man set for historic year of First World War battlefield tours

An amateur historian from Winster is preparing for a momentous year leading centenary tours of former battlefields in northern Europe.

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