What you need to know about the changes to the driving test

Major changes to the driving test will commence from Monday 4 December including the use of a sat nav and removing of some current manoeuvres.

The A537 between Buxton and Macclesfield has once again been named Britain's most dangerous road.

Peak District road tops list of most dangerous in Britain

An immediate injection of £200 million is needed to tackle the UK's high risk roads - including one route through the Peak District - a road safety charity has said.
Council officer Helen Carrington delivering a gift to Christmas shoppers.

Derbyshire Dales council extend free car parking for Christmas period

Derbyshire Dales District Council is encouraging people to shop locally this Christmas, by once again giving them the gift of free parking.

Many people will be looking to tighten their belts as Christmas approaches.

Money saving tips for families ahead of Black Friday

With Christmas just around the corner, what can you and your family do this festive season to cut back before Black Friday?
Bakewell market is streets ahead of counterparts in other Derbyshire Dales towns.

Council announce changes to try and save three town stall markets

Derbyshire Dales District Council have agreed a series of measures in the hope of saving three stall markets currently operating at a loss.

The parish room already hosts regular orchestra rehearsals, but volunteers hope to open it up for wider usage.

Wirksworth parish room seeks renovation funds in public vote

Plans are afoot to transform a vital community space in Wirksworth - if the necessary funding can be secured in a nationwide online vote.

The product is on sale at Aldi.

Aldi recalls nuts - due to presence of nuts

Aldi has recalled its Clancy’s Barbecue Flavour Coated Peanuts because they contain cashew nuts, which are undeclared on the label.

Salaries for doing the same role can vary hugely depending on where you live.

How where you live could affect how much you get paid for doing the same job

Where you live can have a major impact on how much people get paid for doing the same job, new research has shown.
The Wildgoose Homes development at Wistanes Green in Wessington.

First new homeowners move into Wessington housing development

Alfreton housebuilder Wildgoose Homes has handed over the keys to the first completed houses on its newest development in Wessington.

Kevin Stone, second left, and Katie Temple, right, collected the award.

Acclaimed Matlock restaurant served with latest Derbyshire award

A Matlock restaurant has taken top spot in one of Derbyshire’s premier food and drink award schemes for the second year running.

Aspiring teachers encouraged to visit Nottingham’s Train to Teach roadshow

Aspiring teachers encouraged to visit Nottingham’s Train to Teach roadshow

A former Nottingham Panthers player turned teacher is encouraging local people to find out about the fantastic rewards and opportunities the career offers by attending the Train to Teach roadshow when it visits the Crowne Plaza on Wednesday November 8.

A potential safety issue has been discovered.

Boots recall babies’ dummies due to safety issue

Boots have recalled a range of their Baby Airflow Soothers, due to a potential safety issue having been identified with the products.

Anyone in possession of a ladder which does not have the blue locking bars or the bottom stabiliser bar, should not use it.

Warning over risk of serious injury from ladder

B&Q has issued a warning about the Mac Allister 3x6 Combination Ladder, which could cause serious injury.

VIDEO: Couple complete £1m Grand Designs home in Peak District

A Youlgreave couple are enjoying a moment of triumph after their homebuilding project aired in an episode of Grand Designs, 16 years after they first set their heart on it.

Derbyshire County Council to debate future of Wirksworth schools

Derbyshire County Council to debate future of Wirksworth schools

Derbyshire County Council members will meet this week to discuss how best to meet future primary school demand in Wirksworth.

High Peak Buses will be introducing a dedicated fleet of buses to the 65 service between Buxton and Sheffield.

New look for scenic Peak District bus route

High Peak Buses will run all journeys on the scenic 65 service between Buxton and Sheffield from Sunday, including those previously operated by TM Travel.

Meadowhall is undergoing a 60 million regeneration.

Clothing retailer to open first high street store at Meadowhall next week

An online fashion retailer is opening its first high street store at Meadowhall next week.

There are hundreds of jobs currently available in and around Derbyshire.

Hundreds of jobs up for grabs in and around Derbyshire

Looking for a new job in Derbyshire?

Business advisor Heather Bradford, left, and caf� owner Kate Lane.

Matlock café growing with council business advice service

Another upgrade is on the menu for Matlock’s popular Café in the Park thanks to free business advice from Derbyshire Dales District Council.

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Citizens Advice reveal what you can do to save on your phone contract

After exposing that mobile phone networks are overcharging customers by as much as £38 a month, Citizens Advice are now urging phone users to stay on top off their contract to avoid being ripped off.

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