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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...
International Women's Day

International Women’s Day – Six Inspirational women from Derbyshire

It's fair to say that Derbyshire has had its fair share of inspirational women who made their mark on the world and the impact...

Buxton International Festival – public ticket booking now open

Buxton International Festival has announced the hugely popular opera, music and book festival WILL go ahead this summer, from 8th - 25th July. Public...

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,...
Step 3 Roadmap

Step 3 Roadmap out of lockdown – PM confirms next steps can go ahead

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced the next steps in easing of the current lockdown measures, with indoor hospitality and indoor mixing to...
Spitfire

Spitfire to do flypast over Buxton this weekend!

After a year in the planning, Buxton will treated to a flypast of The Royal Air Force Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Spitfire this...

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,...

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....

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The International Gilbert & Sullivan Festival has a fantastic week of uplifting, hilarious entertainment in store for audiences in Buxton Opera House from 31st...
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