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...

The hidden history of the Serpentine Walk in Buxton

The Serpentine Walk in Buxton is a secluded extension of the Pavilion Gardens. Crossing Burlington Road, the path follows the same River Wye and...
Afternoon Tea in Buxton

Afternoon Tea in Buxton – Our Pick of five of the best

Homemade cakes, delicious local produce, speciality teas and a warm welcome are all hallmarks of this quintessential English tradition...

Buxton Festival Fringe is Back for 2021!

With so much time given to entertaining ourselves over the last fifteen months, the return of Buxton’s Festival Fringe is especially welcome. From the...
Derby Ram Trail

Derby wakes up to a flock of 30 colourful ram sculptures as part of...

A flock of 30 colourful ram sculptures made their home in the city of Derby last month, marking the start of the much-anticipated Derby...
The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

Friends of Buxton Station receives prestigious Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

Local voluntary community group, Friends of Buxton Station (FoBS) have been honoured with The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award volunteers can...

Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story at Buxton Opera House

Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story on Stage is back, exploding with heart-pounding music, breathtaking emotion and sensationally sexy dancing!Rescheduled from (1st - 5th...
Free Beauty Treatments

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)...
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...
Buxton Crescent

IN PICTURES: Buxton Crescent Hotel – Derbyshire residents to get discounted rate

The restoration of Buxton's Crescent was finally completed in 2020 and Buxton Crescent Health Spa Hotel will be taking bookings from 17th May 2021.The restoration...
Buxton Opera House reopening

Buxton Opera House reopening – official date announced

Buxton Opera House has received a lifeline grant of £240,960 from the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund to help the organisation recover and...
Buxton Carnival

Buxton Carnival and Well Dressing Festival 2021 is postponed

Buxton Well Dressing Festival have confirmed that the two-week long festival, which includes Buxton Carnival Day, has been postponed for the second year due...

Covid memorial trees to be planted in High Peak

As the nation marks the one year anniversary of the first Covid lockdown, the Borough Council has announced it will be planting memorial trees...

Buxton gets a model marketing boost!

A little piece of Buxton now sits on the main concourse of Manchester’s Piccadilly Station.  A wonderfully engineered model of the Grade I listed...

Join in the ‘Great Buxton Bilberry bumblebee Hunt’ as the Fringe gets under way...

In one of a number of exciting projects, residents and visitors to Buxton are being invited to become bee spotters and join the ‘Great...
walking trails in the High Peak

Walking for well-being in High Peak’s historic towns

Walking is one of the activities we’ve all been able to enjoy despite the Covid restrictions and a new suite of leaflets has been...
Budget 2021

Budget 2021 – Furlough scheme, new grants, universal credit and more self employed help

Budget 2021 - The UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced his hotly anticipated budget which includes more funding for businesses, new tax changes and...
Friends of Buxton Station

Friends of Buxton Station – Who are they and what do they do?

The fan window built in 1863 at Buxton Station is a well known landmark in the town, greeting rail passengers to and from their...

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As both a long-term resident and paranormal investigator, I’ve been struck by the lack of ghostly goings-on in Buxton. Given the antiquity of the...

Christmas Markets in Derbyshire and Peak District 2021 – Our Pick of the Best

Looking for gift inspiration? A last-minute bauble?Among a raft of special festive events you'll find fine foodie gifts, hand-crafted pressies and usually a bit...
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Entrepreneurs offered post-COVID help and funding as High Peak joins exciting new Vision Derbyshire...

A year after the coronavirus pandemic swept through Derbyshire, the economic impact is still being felt right across the county, with many businesses still...