UK Government announces roadmap out of lockdown

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has outlined plans to ease lockdown restrictions for England, in a statement in the House of Commons. In his four...

Opposition to housing plans for Hogshaw and Fairfield Common grows

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...
hardship grant

New hardship grant launched as over £35m now paid to businesses

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...

COVID-19 Community testing centre now open in Buxton – no need to book

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,...

Call for Buxton residents to create woodland windows to cheer up passers-by

It's likely that none us imagined that almost a year on, we would still be in the grip of a once in a century...
Future High Streets Fund

Have your say on new plans for Spring Gardens

Plans to transform Buxton’s Spring Gardens are being reviewed after provisional funding of £6.6 million from the Future High Streets Fund was announced at...
Railways of Buxton

The Lost Railways of Buxton and the Peak District

Ben Jones has been working at Buxton Museum and Art Gallery for over 20 years and as you can imagine, he has absorbed a...

Buxton Opera House (Re)Connects with

Throughout spring 2021, Buxton Opera House are offering an exciting community-centred projects for and including young people, children, families, adults, and community groups. During this...

Covid-19 Vaccination Centres open across the High Peak

The NHS has begun the biggest mass vaccination campaign in its history to protect people against Covid-19. In England, the vaccine is being offered in...
Buxton winter vintage photos

Buxton in Winter – 14 Amazing Vintage Photo’s You’ll Love

The recent snowfall in Buxton was the first of the winter and many of you took to the slopes and hills around Buxton for...
Supermarket Shopping Measures

Supermarket Shopping Priority Shopping Hours – Everything You Need to Know

During the coronavirus pandemic, our major supermarkets have made huge efforts, introducing various measures to try to curb panic buying and help the elderly,...
video illumination

M&S building in Buxton to feature unique 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,...

Lockdown 3.0 – What you can and can’t do

It's not the new year we were all hoping for, with England being plunged back in a third national lockdown. Prime Minister Boris Johnson...
Grants now open for pubs

Grants now open for pubs predominantly serving alcohol

High Peak pubs that predominantly serve alcohol can now apply for the Christmas Support Grant Payment to compensate them for the impact of closure...

What did Buxton Crescent Hotel look like BEFORE its make over?

Buxton Crescent Hotel finally opened its doors in 2020, after many delays and a hugely challenging construction project. But what did it look like...

Dicky’s Skull – The Peak District legend uncovered

Dicky’s Skull, or Dickie, is a fairly well-known Peak District legend. The haunted cranium is a standard inclusion in an endless sequence of Derbyshire...
three-tier covid restrictions

New three-tier covid restrictions – What do the levels mean?

The new COVID-19 Winter plan outlined by the PM will mean tougher measures than before the lockdown and said we need one 'final push'...
Self-Isolation Support Payment

High Peak residents can now apply for Self-Isolation Support Payments

Eligible individuals in the High Peak who are entitled to a Test and Trace support payment or discretionary support payment of £500 can now apply online. This...

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Eat in the Park is Shaping up to be Buxton’s Biggest Event this Year

With life gradually and cautiously returning to normal after global events, you’re probably wondering when and where to go to let your hair down....

The Buxton Spa Art Prize 2021 – Call for Artists Now Open

Artists of all ages and abilities are invited to enter The Buxton Spa Art Prize 2021.  The open-air competition takes place in Buxton during...
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Free Beauty Treatments for NHS Staff at the Devonshire Dome Salon in Buxton

Beauty Therapy learners at Buxton & Leek College are to offer complimentary services in the to front line workers. The salon beauty therapy team (pictured)...