furlough job retention scheme extended

Chancellor extends furlough job retention scheme until end of October

The UK scheme to pay wages of workers being furloughed  because of coronavirus will be extended to October, Chancellor Rishi Sunak said. What is the...
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Weekly good news round-up and things to cheer us up

Here’s our weekly compendium of positive news stories to cheer us up and lift the spirits 💪 We also want to flag up all the...

Buxton Attractions, Leisure & Events – What’s Open?

Buxton and the surrounding area are home to several major events and key attractions and as we progress through the coming weeks and months...

Weekly good news round-up and things to cheer us up

Here’s our weekly compendium of positive news stories to cheer us up and lift the spirits 💪 We also want to flag up all the...

New Bounce Back Loans scheme announced for small businesses

A new 'bounce-back' loan scheme has been announced by the Chancellor Rishi Sunak (27th April). Small businesses will benefit from a new fast-track finance...
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Buxton pharmacy opening times for Bank Holiday Monday

We have collected various Buxton pharmacy opening times for this coming Bank Holiday Monday. All stores / pharmacies are operating various social distancing measures,...

Take a look at the winners and entries to our Easter Drawing Competition

We ran an Easter Drawing and Painting competition last week and you sent in some great entries with some very creative designs! We love...

Buxton volunteer group grows from strength to strength in Covid-19 crisis

As the Coronavirus crisis unfolds, communities around the world are looking for ways to support one another and hundreds of local people in Buxton...

New ‘Coronavirus Assessment Hub’ opens at Buxton Hospital

In response to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, Stewart Medical Centre along with their colleagues at Buxton Medical Practice, Elmwood Medical Centre and Hartington Surgery...

Weekly good news round-up and things to cheer us up

Here’s our weekly compendium of positive news stories to cheer us up and lift the spirits 💪 We also want to flag up all the...
Essentials food delivery

Star neighbours – Facebook group sets up essentials food delivery service

From shopping and collecting prescriptions to finding useful information or just a friendly phone call to say hello, thousands of people across the UK...
Gilbert & Sullivan Festival announces cancellation

The Gilbert & Sullivan Festival announces cancellation

The much loved International Gilbert and Sullivan Festival has announced the festival will be cancelled, due to the Covid-19 outbreak.   Taking place in Buxton and...
VE Day 2020

VE Day 2020 – How can we celebrate during lockdown?

On Friday 8th May, marks the 75th anniversary of VE Day. Regarded as one of the grandest celebrations in British history, during which festivities...
Weekly good news round-up

Weekly good news round-up and things to cheer us up

Here’s our weekly compendium of positive news stories to cheer us up and lift the spirits 💪 We also want to flag up all the...
food parcels

First food parcels delivered to clinically vulnerable people

The first free food boxes containing essential supplies have been delivered in England to those at highest risk from coronavirus. Government confirms first boxes...
Clap for our carers

Clap for our carers – thank our NHS heroes with nationwide applause

People in the UK are being encouraged to take part in a huge round of applause to show their appreciation for the incredible NHS...

Coronavirus Support for Businesses – What is Available?

The government has put together a £330 billion rescue package for businesses affected by the Coronavirus outbreak. The bailout package includes several financial measures to...
Drone Footage of The Peak District

Watch: Drone Footage of The Peak District

Incredible drone footage of the Peak District area has been captured, flying over well known and iconic locations across the area including Buxton, Winnats...

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Local artist Martin Olsson teaches you how to draw

Martin Olsson is of the most famous Swedish artists in Buxton and he and his distinctive artwork are well-known. Martin is a bold, friendly...

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