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2020 has been a strange year for everybody and some of us have been given no choice but to adapt to the uncertain times caused by the pandemic, perhaps even switching to a different career altogether. Jay Mason is a joiner with an impressive background in scenic construction (that’s...
Railways of Buxton
Buxton Museum and Art Gallery recently published this article on their blog and thought our readers would be interested so they've given us permission to rep-post it, enjoy... Buxton still benefits from a passenger train to Manchester with stops at the Derbyshire towns of Chapel-en-le-Frith and Whaley Bridge that offer...
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 guidebooks and much has been written about it already. However, my own investigation can provide you with an updated overview of the whole mystery, as...
It can get pretty chilly during winter out in the Peak District and Derbyshire but the landscape here and the views on offer are just as beautiful in the colder months, where the rolling moors and tough climbs can offer some lovely days out and a break away from...
three-tier covid restrictions
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' before the expected arrival of vaccines and mass testing. The updated tier system will be broadly similar to what it was before the lockdown but as...
Self-Isolation Support Payment
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 is to support people on low incomes who are unable to work from home if they are to self isolate by NHS Test and Trace and will...