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Buxton Micrarium
The Grade II listed Pump Room, now Buxton Visitor Centre, has a varied and interesting history, serving the town in a variety of ways over the years. The building was initially used for a place to 'take the waters' in Buxton's hey-day as a spa town when hydrotherapy spa...
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has outlined plans to ease lockdown restrictions for England, in a statement in the House of Commons. In his four stage 'roadmap', life could be 'back to normal by June and he laid out the plan for the months ahead. The vaccination programme now hopes to...
An online petition by Hogshaw Nature Reserve campaign group 'Save Hogshaw Green Space' has now received with close to 4,000 signatures and the case opposing the housing plans by High Peak Borough Council is growing in support. The local council intends to sell the land at Hogshaw and part of...
hardship grant
New Covid hardship grants to support High Peak businesses who aren’t eligible for help from the mandatory or discretionary schemes have been launched by the Borough Council - as latest figures show over £35m has now been paid out to local businesses. Businesses have been at the forefront of the impact of...
A COVID-19 Community Testing Centre has opened in the Octagon Hall at the Pavilion Gardens in Buxton. The centre is operating seven days per week, from 9am - 7pm. High Peak MP Robert Largan said, "Community testing is designed to reduce the rate of infection in a community by identifying people...
video illumination
What do you remember when you think of Spring Gardens in Buxton? It is a high street with a rich history? The Spa Cinema, Woolworths, Mac Fisheries, Miller’s Café,  E.C. Milligan’s Drapery and Milliner’s shop are a few of the places that hold fond memories for the many people in...