BUNNY HUNT ….get hopping

BUNNY HUNT Have you spotted the Bunnies popping up in Buxton? 15 TV/Film/book famous Bunny pictures have been displayed in shop windows. Can you find and name them? Entry forms cost £2 with the money raised going to Buxton Junior School PTFA. email ptfabuxtonjun@gmail.com if you would like to enter. Prize draw to win a…

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MENTELL has been into Buxton.. Men is it time to talk?

MENTELL has been into Buxton.. We have left awareness cards & posters @ Boots pharmacy, The Chakra Cafe, Starz Cafe & The Chip Shop on the Market Square.. Thank you to these businesses. MENTELL is a men’s mental health charity offering support every Monday night via zoom 7-9 Please contact: community@mentell.org.uk For promo materials. To…

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Buxton Civic Association- Stronger Roots Project

Our woodlands form part of the mosaic that is Buxton. Throughout the pandemic they have provided us with refuge, solace and recuperation. In the coming months our Stronger Roots Project will offer a series of FREE activities and workshops that will further improve our health, well-being and connections with nature. Please keep an eye out…

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Green Man Gallery – Buxton Festival Fringe

The Green Man Gallery Saturday 20th March: Something to look forward to… We have been provisionally booking shows for Buxton Festival Fringe 2021 and we hope to be hosting an exciting programme of music, comedy, spoken word and small-scale theatre. There are no more slots available in the Ground Floor Gallery but we do have…

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Go over the edge to support hospice care in the High Peak and Dales

explorebuxton.co.uk Blythe House Hospicecare fundraising abseil Millers Dale Bridge Calling all adrenaline junkies! Take part in an exciting challenge to raise funds for Blythe House Hospicecare and Helen’s Trust on 25th April: Adrenaline junkies are being invited to take part in an exciting challenge to help raise funds for hospice care across the High Peak…

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Easter Egg Hunt On The Saturday Before Easter (3rd April).

Hello you awesome people – I am holding an Easter egg hunt on the Saturday before Easter (3rd april). This will be for families and people all around. There will be chocolate eggs hidden all around the pavilion gardens – free of charge ☆ From 11 am . Please stay in family bubbles only and…

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Green Man Gallery: May Gathering Open Exhibition

​The May Gathering is a completely open exhibition with no competitive element. Its aim is to showcase, promote and celebrate recent work by local artists. Artists and makers over 18 who live or work in the Peak District and its borders (e.g. Cheshire, Staffordshire, South Yorkshire etc) are invited to take part.  Submission guidelines and link to the submission…

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Buxton Opera House (Re)connect project

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 time in the pandemic, as we move forward, communities need to be given time, space, and opportunity to (Re)Connect, Take Stock, Emerge and Celebrate… https://explorebuxton.co.uk/buxton-opera-house-reconnects-with/?fbclid=IwAR3MhWIxowIOvO5QqL1_mg_lk9HrebKl9L-PDrAF2GrmJyGUHa4mpHLXbEw

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M&S building in Buxton to feature unique video illumination!

Local theatre makers, Babbling Vagabonds and digital projection specialists Illuminos, are creating a visual delight to brighten up Spring Gardens later this year and they need the help from local people. “We need your stories and images of Spring Gardens to be part of an exciting new arts project,” said Mark, Joint Artistic Director of…

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The Big Buxton Conversation, What would Buxton look and feel like in 2030? 

The Big Buxton Conversation What if everything turned out okay?    What would Buxton look and feel like in 2030?  How can we create the future we need and want? Groups and individuals, businesses and residents, everyone from every part of Buxton are invited to take part in The Big Buxton Conversation using a tried & tested simple…

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South West Peak are looking for local young people to help design a logo for the launch of the first ever #BuxtonWildWeeks

Peak District National Park   Our friends at South West Peak are looking for local young people to help design a logo for the launch of the first ever #BuxtonWildWeeks this spring/summer! Closing date is 8 March. Find out more http://bit.ly/BuxtonWildWeeks Buxton Civic Association | Transition Buxton

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Allied Taxis have donated 100 Easter eggs to the High Peak Foodbank

Allied taxi’s buxton After the success of Allied Taxis donating selection boxes to two great local charities at Christmas, and the great feedback we received we have decided to do it again. Today we at Allied Taxis have donated 100 Easter eggs to the High Peak Foodbank and Waste not Want not, two fabulous charities…

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Special virtual event with Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner

High Peak residents are being invited to meet Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner Hardyal Dhindsa in special virtual event to discuss crime and policing on Thursday 11th March. The virtual event will enable residents to raise any concerns about crime or policing in their district as well as learn about how partners are working together…

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First Steps ED – A new virtual service for young people who may be struggling with their mental health or want to meet new people.

First Steps ED  Brand new service, coming very soon! The First Steps ED Youth Club opens Tuesday 2nd March, available to all new and existing Young People aged 11-14 following an initial assessment (make a referral today via our website!) To join or to learn more for others to join, email info@firststepsed.co.uk – see you…

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Funny wonders – looking for people to get involved with a range of interests

funnywonders https://www.youtube.com/watch Greetings. We are looking for a range of people with a range of interests to get involved with a range of things for Funny Wonders. Please get in touch if you are interested in joining us – email hello@funnywonders.org.uk.

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Calling all Arts, Culture and Heritage Groups

High Peak CVS Calling all Arts, Culture and Heritage Groups – Working in collaboration with High Peak Borough Council, we would like to hear from any local groups that work within the arts and culture environment to understand more about the challenges you currently face and how we can support you. Are you unable to…

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Buxton Field Club’s next talk: ‘Madagascar’

Buxton Field Club’s next talk is Madagascar: its weird and wonderful endemic species with Louise and Stephen Moon 7.00pm Saturday 20th February. Louise and Stephen’s longstanding love of wildlife has taken them to numerous countries around the world, seeking out and photographing the weird and the wonderful. This talk will convey their passion for Madagascar,…

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Buxton Opera House Singing Workshop Opportunity for 10-17 year olds

Thank you to everyone who has signed up for our Shared Sound and Emerge Dance community projects so far! We have had a fantastic response for both adult community groups, but we would love to get some more young people involved in the Shared Sound project. If you know someone aged 10-17 who loves to…

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Buxton International Festival 2021

Buxton International Festival CEO, Michael Williams, shares an update about the 2021 Festival dates and programme. You can find the other BIF platforms here: https://www.buxtonfestival.co.uk​ https://www.instagram.com/buxtonfestival​ https://www.twitter.com/buxtonfestival​ https://www.facebook.com/buxtonfestival​   If you have enjoyed the video, and are able to, please consider making a donation to keep the Buxton International Festival alive https://bit.ly/BIFDigitalDonate

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Manchester Science Festival at Science and Industry Museum, Castlefield and online, 12–21 February 2021

Always a highlight of our cultural calendar, we’re delighted that Manchester Science Festival is back this February to explore how science and technology can help combat climate crisis with ideas for a better world. Taking place digitally while the museum remains temporarily closed, the online programme will feature free talks, exhibitions, debates and activities to…

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Look out for the next two Buxton fundraising patrols!

Next 2 Buxton patrols: Saturday 13th Feb: Spread the Love Patrol Buxton – Fairfield Friday 19th Feb: Belle and Minion Patrol St John’s rd, Pavilion Gardens and Macc rd Buxton Look out, listen for the bells, wave, smile – keep your distance – donate to #Papyrus and join STOCKPORT SPIDER-MEN group for updates, live auctions…

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Weekly Olaf and Minion patrol Buxton Infant School and Sherwood Road

Saturday Patrol with Buxton Iron Man! SATURDAY 13TH FEBRUARY 1pm-2pm Spread the Love Patrol BUXTON IRON MAN with Hawkeye; Minion with Spidey Gwen and Belle with Olaf!!! In socially distanced pairings, using our exercise time, we will be patrolling the Fairfield area from Bench rd at 1pm. Exact locations cannot be guaranteed. Residents of this…

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Big Garden Birdwatch-join the fun!

The weekend is here and it’s time to take part! Remember to submit your results by 19 Feb. Take part in Big Garden Birdwatch this weekend 29-31 Jan. Sign up for all you need, plus 20% off and free delivery in our shop. Already taken part? Tell us what you saw here. https://www.rspb.org.uk/get-involved/activities/birdwatch/?fbclid=IwAR1gV_RsQlBo7HV2x_ciJ6cpNrPp_xbLfS9foPgLimEzvU702EzJe2tY_R0

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A Huge Thank You from Buxton’s Vaccination Centre!

A Huge Thank you to the many people who have supported and volunteered so far with the Covid Vaccination Centre here at Buxton Medical Practice, from us and our partners in the Covid vaccinations, Elmwood, Stewart and Hartington Medical Centres. These include all the Car Park Volunteers , who have been fantastic and kept he…

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This Sunday – Alzheimer’s Great Big Family Quiz

Join Quizmaster Paul Jackson and our special guest for the Great Big Quiz – Family Night for Alzheimer’s Society The Family quiz will last about 45mins/1h, and will consist of a number of rounds suitable for all the family, with some questions for the adults and some for the youngsters! The quiz is suitable for all ages from…

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Snow won’t stop our volunteers ensuring no family goes without!

The snow doesn’t stop us! Buxton Street by street doing amazing things making sure food does not go wasted. Coordinated efforts daily to the High Peak Foodbank and here to Waste not Want not. Kath and Dan are up at the United Reformed Church Monday to Saturday, 11am-1pm distributing surplus food to the community. They…

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Stories from the vaccination roll-out and COVID-19 front-line

Staff at Buxton for Youth – Bright Opportunities receive their vaccinations Buxton Mountain Rescue team help transport people to their vaccination appointment Avid followers of our callout posts on social media may have spotted that we usually finish with a comment relating to cleaning kit and the vehicles as part of our Covid-19 protocols. The…

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Jokes On You Dementia

For one night only this March, comedic legend and Alzheimer’s Society Ambassador Jo Brand will headline an online comedy event, hosted by actor and comedian Hugh Dennis, to raise money for people affected by dementia. Jo and Hugh will be joined by a stellar line up of well-known faces from the comedy world, with more…

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What’s your view of the stars?

Star Count is CPRE, the countryside charity’s annual survey of the nation’s view of the night sky. Just look to the heavens between 6-14 February and count the number of stars you see in the constellation of Orion to help us map how light pollution affects our view of the stars. This year we’re asking people…

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Olaf and Minion Raising a Smile at your Doorstep

Hardwick Square to Sherwood Rd!! Friday 5th February 2pm-3pm Residents of this area! Look out, listen for the bells, wave, smile – keep your distance – donate and join STOCKPORT SPIDER-MEN group for updates, live auctions and stay@home activities. Be kind always! We know how much you all need a smile and it’s our Superheroes…

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Free webinar event by Mentell

Feb 4th, is it time to talk? To highlight time to talk 2021, Team Mentell would like to invite you to a free webinar, Thursday afternoon (1:00-1:30pm) Feb 4th. Learn how the charity helps men find safe spaces to talk, the power of a meaningful conversation and how we can support our community in challenging times. Including…

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Paignton Zoo offer a virtual lesson to Key Stage Two children this Friday!

8eshtSarip JoSgnsaosnurasrreeisy ate n1do1:cm0d1  ·  FOR ALL TEACHERS AND HOME-SCHOOLING PARENTS Next Friday 15th January at 11am we’ll be presenting a short lesson from the zoo! The lesson will be designed for KS2 pupils exploring habitats, and the animals that live in them – but all children are of course welcome to watch. Including: What is a habitat? How…

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Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner Vulnerability Fund funding workshop takes place on 14th Januray

Don’t forget to sign up for our Funding Workshop focusing on Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner Vulnerability Fund on Thursday 14th January at 1.30pm. To book your space follow the link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/132809347333​ For more details: http://highpeakcvs.org.uk/news.asp?ID=1498 Please contact us at hello@highpeakcvs.org.uk if you need any help.

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Serpentine Community Garden’s volunteers have kept the home flowers blooming!

So wonderful! We will never forget the amazing organic salad bags SCG lovingly prepared for many families in Buxton each Sunday morning for many weeks in the summer we are always here to call upon when your team needs a helping hand #communitylove #bettertogether #payitforward 

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Libraries online

Our libraries are continuing to support children, families and other borrowers during the third lockdown. The service is still running events for youngsters and adults but they are taking place online via Facebook and Twitter. This month’s events for children include story time, rhyme time, activity club and family bookshare. Among the adult events are…

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Exclusive Alzheimer’s Society football livestream event and family quiz night!

Thrilling news! On Friday 15 Jan, at 7pm, you can join an exclusive livestream event with football legends Sir Alex Ferguson, Gareth Southgate, Sir Kenny Dalglish, and Jurgen Klopp – an evening of chat with the giants of the game, including questions posed by you. Buy your ticket here: http://www.lockdowntheatre.net/ Better yet, proceeds are going…

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COVID Vaccination site volunteers wanted!

As COVID deaths reach the highest number since 21st April (the peak) we are within touching distance of the beginning of the end! Let’s bring it forward together! CAR PARK VOLUNTEERS URGENTLY NEEDED for the COVID VACCINATION HUB in BUXTON Friday 15th, Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th January (other future dates are yet to be…

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COVID vaccine information from Joined Up Care Derbyshire

The coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine is safe and effective. It gives you the best protection against coronavirus. Who can get the COVID-19 vaccine The NHS is currently offering the COVID-19 vaccine to people most at risk from coronavirus. At this time, the vaccine is being offered in some hospitals to: some people aged 80 and over…

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Need a lift to your COVID vaccination? Buxton Mountain Rescue… to the rescue!

Along with Kinder Mountain Rescue Team Buxton Mountain Rescue Team is on standby to help elderly members of the community get to Thornbrook Medical Centre for vaccinations against Covid-19. It is a unique task which attracted attention from Sky News who came to interview the team leaders this morning. You can see the story on…

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BBC to provide significant education support to children during Tier 5 lockdown

BBC delivers biggest Education offer in its history – including devoting significant airtime to Education on BBC Two The BBC is to deliver the biggest education offer in its history across more of its platforms. It will bring together BBC Two, CBBC, BBC Red Button, BBC iPlayer and online to deliver a new education offer…

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Kinder Scout- The People’s Mountain: Buxton Field Club’s next Zoom talk; don’t miss it!

Buxton Field Club’s next online talk Saturday 16th January 7.00pm: Kinder Scout: The People’s Mountain: a celebration of a northern English mountain and our role in its creation. John Beatty reveals the social, political, cultural and ecological developments that have shaped the physical and human landscape of this enigmatic and treasured hill. Join Zoom Meeting…

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New Year Hacienda 24 hour House Party – Live Stream

After a year where we can’t all hit the dancefloor together, we have teamed up for the third time with our friends @fac51thehaciendaofficial to produce a marathon 24 Hour House Party uniting party people worldwide, as we say goodbye to what’s been a very difficult & challenging year, we welcome in 2021 positively while raising money for…

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Rave to the Moon this NYE

Grab your glowsticks! #RaveToTheMoon is a FREE, inclusive and family-friendly RAVE FROM HOME hosted on New Year’s Eve by award-winning beatboxer, SK Shlomo Join the final party of 2020 and help us reach the collective goal of 500 million steps – the rough distance from Earth to the Moon. Instead of a sponsored walk or run, take part in the…

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NYE Big Night In – Free Live Stream

Party it up big time with Hello 2021: UK – an unmissable New Year’s Eve with YouTube, right in your living room. There’ll be exclusive performances from Dua Lipa, Joel Corry and MNEK, Aitch and AJ Tracey, and Anne-Marie. Plus, you’ll see your favourite personalities like Behzinga, Calfreezy, WillNE, Big Narstie, and Katherine Ryan –…

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Edinburgh Online Hogmanay for All!

David Tennant leads line-up of talent involved! As Christmas draws closer and ‘bubble’ celebrations with friends and family start to feel a reality, the next occasion to plan for is New Year. This is a welcome chance to wave off 2020 and hope for an altogether better 2021. Edinburgh’s Hogmanay is renowned internationally as one…

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An evening of ghost tales!

TUESDAY FROM 19:00 UTC-20:00 UTC An Evening of Christmas Ghost Tales Tuesday from 19:00 UTC-20:00 UTC Public · Hosted by Haunted Haworth Online event Tickets hauntedhaworth.co.uk/booking/an-evening-of-christmas-ghost-tales As a young boy growing up in a small market town, I met the devil behind a gravestone (true story  ). In a Scottish village, one brother doesn’t believe in God…

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Last Chance for a Helping Hand

LAST DAY TODAY – WEDS 23RD DECEMBER 9:30AM-3PM @ THE SOURCE CAFE, TERRACE ROAD, BUXTON! We’re open and have plenty of items left for those who need a helping hand this Christmas. If you’ve been furloughed, on minimum wage, working part-time and struggling to make ends meet, on UC, referred to us by an agency…

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A Helping Hand is here until Wednesday!

A Helping Hand……last two days 22nd / 23rd December 9:30am-3pm Parents / Grandparents / Carers – Are you struggling financially to provide presents for your family this Christmas for whatever reason? Come down and see us at The Source Cafe on Terrace Road, Buxton on Tuesday or Wednesday this week and we can help. We have an…

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Hargreaves extend their Christmas closure times to give their staff a much needed break

Hargreaves and Son Limited We are overwhelmed with support this year, but we need a break and are extending our Christmas closure. We value our employees and want to give them extended family time. Thank you for your support. See you in 2021! #hargreavesofbuxton #christmasclosure #buxton #derbshire #shoplocal

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Tier 3 and Christmas Bubbles

There will be no change to Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Leicestershire’s tier three allocations. It follows the latest government review of the three-tier system after officials met on Wednesday. The three counties were put into the most restrictive tier when the national lockdown ended earlier this month. It means pubs and restaurants in these areas will…

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Thank yous and final shopping days for Helping Hands

Lovely to receive these notes of thank you from some of our customers over the past couple of weeks and Morrisons who we have worked with to collect and distribute new toys. A great community effort! 👏👏👏 The Helping Hand pop up shop at the Source Cafe (Terrace Road) have an amazing selection of new…

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The Panto Will Go on! (Oh yes it will!)

Let’s talk brassieres, bloomers and blusher with our fabulous pantomime Dames to celebrate this very bonkers British tradition. Our Dames are Phylip Harries (Theatre Clwyd), Ian Adams (Wolverhampton Grand Theatre), Matt Crosby (Cambridge Arts Theatre) and Chris Hannon (Theatre Royal Wakefield). The National Theatre’s panto Dick Whittington is streaming for free on YouTube from 3pm…

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Christmas for the Community – 7 Sleeps to Go!

Wowsers it’s all go now. 7 sleeps left till the big day. Already we have lots of people booked in for the Christmas dinner deliveries and families booked for our Christmas hampers. If you know of anyone who might be on their own at Christmas and would benefit from this please don’t hesitate to get…

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Helping Hands offering an inexpensive way for Santa to visit your younger members of the family this year 🙂

Helping Hands…. Don’t forget we are open at The Source Cafe on Terrace Road tomorrow and Thursday between 9:30-3pm. Well also be open next week on Tuesday, 21st and Weds 22nd before Christmas! If you need help this Christmas we are here for you .   UPDATE: If you want to check what we have…

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Monday evening MENTELL supportive mental health session for men

 Everyone’s road to find a mentally happy place is different. We understand that for some, one circle will enable them to make the necessary changes and for others a weekly talk will be really beneficial. Here at Mentell, we are completely FREE OF COMMITMENT. This is our fifth principe You will never be asked to…

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Helping Hands this Christmas- opening times

Helping Hands @ The Source…. Don’t forget we’re open today, Saturday 12th, 9:30-2:30pm. If you’re struggling financially this year to make Christmas work for whatever reason, furloughed, UC, minimum wage etc. we can help. Pop in and see us. We’ve amazing new and good quality second hand toys, Lego, books, presents and more. A Helping…

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Book Brunch with Santa in the Arches

We’ve loved having this special visitor with us at the Arches Artisan Market There are still spaces available for brunch with Santa on Sat 12th and Sat 19th… get in touch to book your COVID safe Santa visit #supportlocal #santa #santaclausiscomingtotown 1a Fairfield Road, Buxton SK17 7DJ, UK  07835 424204 – The Arches  support@thearcheshome.com  Monday – Thursday 10am…

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Helping Hands opens it’s doors to Bright Opportunities!

Helping Hands… So lovely to be able to open up Helping Hands at The Source Cafe this morning for Bright Opportunities! We loved meeting you all and helping you choose gifts for family and friends. #communityspirit #communitysupport #communitymatters Buxton Church in the Peak St Anne’s CVA Buxton #helpinghands #christmas2020

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Virtual carols by candleight!

WEDNESDAY, 16 DECEMBER 2020 FROM 19:30 UTC-20:00 UTC Virtual Carols by Candlelight Virtual Carols by Candlelight Details Wednesday, 16 December 2020 from 19:30 UTC-20:00 UTC Public · Hosted by Chapter House Choir, York and York Minster Online event https://yorkminster.org/whats-on/event/chapter-house-choir-virtual-carols-by-candlelight/ Our ever-popular and atmospheric ‘Carols by Candlelight‘ moves online! The video performance will go live on Wednesday, 16 December…

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High Peak CVS Bereavement support

High Peak CVS 2 December at 13:35  ·  This week is Grief Awareness Week. Grief is incredibly hard to deal with at anytime but it is important to recognise how COVID-19 has impacted those dealing with bereavement in exceptionally difficult circumstances. Isolation and not being able to see loved ones during these times can have a huge impact on…

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Re-opening arrangements for the Pavillion Gardens cafe, restaurant, shops, conservatory and cinema.

Pavilion Gardens 4 December at 10:11  ·  Great news! We are reopening next Saturday, 12th December. 10am – 4pm. We will offer a takeaway service for food and drink, our Gifts & more….retail space will be open as will the Gallery in the Gardens. In the Octagon we shall host an indoor market which will be part of our…

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A virtual Christmas Carol event to help raise money for the Donkey Sanctuary!

FRIDAY, 11 DECEMBER 2020 FROM 18:00 UTC-20:30 UTC LIVE: Sanctuary from your Sofa presents Carols by Candlelight Online event LIVE: Sanctuary from your Sofa presents Carols by Candlelight Details Friday, 11 December 2020 from 18:00 UTC-20:30 UTC Public · Hosted by The Donkey Sanctuary, The Donkey Sanctuary Sidmouth and 6 others Online event Our award-winning virtual event is…

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New Bodies gym is raising money for Manchester Children’s Hospital

It’s here! New Bodies Gym – I would lunge 500 miles All in aid of The Royal Manchester Children’s hospital to help those children and their families who will be spending this Christmas in hospital – inspired by marvellous Molly. Donate here > www.facebook.com/donate/714072612850627/ (cash donations are being accepted at the gym)

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National Theatre live!

National Theatre Live 1 December at 08:00  ·  You asked, we listened. This is unmissable theatre, whenever you want it. Just press play to start streaming worldwide with National Theatre at Home We’re so excited to share lots of National Theatre Live plays with you at home, any time you want them: ntathome.com

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None-elite football information issued by the FA

UPDATED COVID-19 GUIDANCE ISSUED FOR ‘NON-ELITE’ FOOTBALL IN ENGLAND AFTER LOCKDOWN Tuesday 01 Dec 2020 Shares Expand Grassroots football can return from Wednesday 2 December, but the level varies from Tiers 1 to 3 We have today issued updated guidance for ‘non-elite’ football in England following confirmation from the UK Government that organised sports can…

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A sneak preview of the amazing gifts available for between £1 and £5 through the Helping Hands initiative – starting THIS Thursday!

Here’s a peek inside The Source Cafe getting ready for opening A Helping Hand…. this THURS 3rd DEC… Thanks to St Anne’s CVA Buxton, Burbage Primary School and Buxton Church in the Peak for all their time, help, donations as well as the venue! #communityspirit #communitylove #communitysupport #communitymatters #helpthischristmas #noappointmentnecessary Open 9:30-3pm Tuesdays, Wednesday and…

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Help Robert Harrison- Morrison’s Community Champion- raise money for the Alzheimer Society

Robert Harrison is fundraising for Alzheimer’s Society (justgiving.com) https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/elfday-robertharrison?fbclid=IwAR2vLVx6Q7ZuOxO1NlSR3oEpNd996AFF5yANaHsctE_kdJi98ZVEq4XCobw Ready, Set, SNOW! I’m unleashing my inner elf to support people affected by dementia. This is my third elf day and the  last two years myself and Morrison’s Buxton have raised over 1,500 pounds with help from the Morrisons foundation with Match funding. I am doing…

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Help raise £1000 for Eyam’s Old Folk Fund by

We are raising money by putting on a fantastic christmas light show which includes a beautiful hand built Santa’s Grotto with all profits from this event going to be donated to EYAM OLD FOLK’S FUND this organisation raises money all year round in a bid to provide the elderly people of Eyam with an envelope…

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Friends of Buxton Station and Buxton Junior School add some Christmas magic!

Lots of the regular Christmas activities for children have been cancelled this year so to add a little cheer the pupils of Buxton Junior School made decorations from items that can be recycled and working in partnership with FOBS (Friends of Buxton Station) have decorated a tree on Buxton Station. I hope you agree that…

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The Cèilidh Project – Livestream This Weekend

Although the prospect of attending a cèilidh in 2020 remains off the cards, The Wee Theatre Company’s latest venture is The Cèilidh Project – a digital celebration of Scottish and Scotland based artists, showcasing their talents as part of a series of interactive live streams as part of St Andrews Day. We will be hosting…

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Robin Hood, Buxton Lions, and Street by Street all set to help Santa

Robin Hood and his Merry Men at the Nottingham Building Society will again be organising a Reverse Santa to enable members of the community to  contribute Christmas presents for children and young people whose Christmas would otherwise be present-less. They are supported by Buxton Lions, who will be using their long-established relationship with Santa to…

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Elf yourself and help raise funds for the Alzheimers Society with Rob Harrison – Morrison’s Community Champion

https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/elfday-robertharrison?fbclid=IwAR1MRP15UHTfcHLxUzImIFVq3A3-KocJcVAqbo3XOGRGkTVELnst9qrlF7Y Robert Harrison: ‘I am talking part in #elfday for Alzheimer’s Society because I want a more dementia friendly community Event: Elf Day 2020, on December 4, 2020’ Elf Day 2020 Elf Day 2020 run by Alzheimer’s Society Ready, Set, SNOW! Unleash your inner elf, dress up and get festive to support people affected by dementia.…

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Derbyshire Carers Association invite you to a virtual coffee morning!

Derbyshire Carers Association Yesterday at 16:45  ·  Coffee and Chat Virtual Social group this Wednesday 25th November This is a relaxed social group that meets to have a friendly conversation and discussion around how we are coping and a chance to hear about the different hobbies, groups and activities we can get involved in. Pop the kettle on,…

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Morrisons offer emergency service personnel, armed forces and care workers 10% discount

Emergency services, armed forces and care workers to receive 10 per cent Morrisons discount Morrisons has announced that care workers, armed forces and emergency service staff will now be eligible for a 10 per cent discount at the supermarket. The decision to include members of the armed forces, care workers and those who work in the…

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EMH Care and Support – bringing positivity to this festive season!

We have been working in partnership with the Great Midlands Charity Coalition to launch the ’12 Days of Christmas’ fundraiser, to bring people together this Christmas and inject some much needed positivity into what can be a lonely time of year for vulnerable people. A massive thank you to all the sponsors we have so…

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Morrisons supports Crossroads support for the victims of domestic abuse!

Staff at Buxton’s Morrisons supermarket are asking customers to take time during their Christmas shopping to leave a little gift for those worse off than themselves. The supermarket workers are backing an appeal by domestic abuse charity Crossroads Derbyshire for new good quality children’s toys to make sure everyone gets a Christmas present this year.…

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Eat in the Park festival: Help celebrate Buxton’s Pavilion Garden’s 150th Anniversary!

Next year The Pavilion Gardens in Buxton is 150 years old! Myself & Jake Burnham are delighted to launch Eat in the Park which will take place in August 2021. It’s something we both have wanted to do for years…a festival in our home town! Amazing food & drink as well as great entertainment throughout…

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Join the Snowman Sketch Challenge!

Welcome to the Snowman Sketch Challenge! Christmas has arrived early and Santa has delivered a brand-new fundraiser challenge for us. Using the trend of GPS art, we are looking for you to create your very best snowman! The Snowman Sketch challenge looks to get you outdoors this winter, making memories, having fun and taking part…

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Helping Hand donations event is TOMMOROW! (18/11/20 and 20/11/20)

We will be at The Source Cafe tomorrow, Wednesday, morning from 9:30-10am to collect any donations you may have for A Helping Hand, supporting low income families this Christmas. Below is a list of the GOOD QUALITY items we are looking to collect. Remember these will be going to another child as a Christmas present.…

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Support for elderly people with technology from Age UK

Age UK Derby and Derbyshire are running a project in the High Peak to help older people to use digital skills to access many of the things they are missing right now. They are looking for people who need a helping hand to make the most of their mobile phone, tablet or PC and patient,…

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Hathersage open-air swimming pool opening times

As it stands the pool will reopen on Thursday 3rd December – pending no further lockdown restrictions being imposed or extended. All tickets for 3rd December to New Years Day will go on sale on 20th November. We will be closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day but will be open all other days! So…

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Buxton Street by Street are proud to be giving a Helping Hand!

Everyone needs a helping hand at Christmas and in 2020 that’s more true than ever….. At St. Anne’s, we haven’t been able to run any PTA events or activities this academic year due to the pandemic. Similarly, we won’t be running the traditional Christmas Fairs etc. This year, instead of asking for donations for school,…

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Crossroads Derbyshire bringing joy to children and their families this Christmas- with your help!

Crossroads Derbyshire do amazing work supporting families across High Peak – if you can help them to help local families, please get in touch details below. AND watch for details from Buxton Morrisons community page for its collection for Crossroads Derbyshire too

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A Helping Hand – donation arrangements for babies to teens Christmas present initiative

Details above for the type of donations we’re looking for….items will be collected and stored then sold to those families in need this Christmas at a fraction of the usual price. All profits made will be donated directly to The Food Bank. Drop off at The Source Cafe from Wednesday 23rd Nov at times shown.…

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Movember – help to have conversations about mental health difficulties

Lockdown. It’s tough. We’re isolated, apart from the people we care about. Now’s the time to check in with anyone who might be struggling. Phone them, message them, email…make sure they’re doing OK. It can be difficult to know what to say. That’s why we’ve put together resources to help you know how to reach…

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Blythe House Hospice care – there for you.

Following Saturday’s announcement about a second national lockdown, we want to promise that we are right here for anyone in our community who is affected by life-limiting illness or bereavement. Also those who are isolated, lonely, elderly or vulnerable. That includes Hospice at Home; advice and support via Zoom and telephone; counselling and bereavement sessions;…

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High Peak Toy Bank appeal

We are pleased to announce our drop of location will be WHALEY BRIDGE. The Whaley Bridge drop off station and wider Toy Bank project is being supported by Father Christmas & The Secret Sorting Office WHEN: Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd November 10am-2pm WHERE: (Outside/to the side of) Footsteps, Market Street, Whaley Bridge ALL GIFTS…

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Harpur Hill Living Advent Calendar event

Welcome to our first ever living advent calendar. Please don’t break lockdown restrictions which run until 2nd December, the windows will be lit up in number order and then for every night throughout December, so there’s plenty of opportunities see them!!! Each window will also be posted daily on this page. When visiting the windows…

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12 days of Christmas event

The Great Midlands Charities Coalition 12 Days of Christmas is a festive event being run by a group of small local charities. About this Event The Great Midlands Charities Coalition 12 Days of Christmas is a festive event being run by a group of small local charities based around the Midlands. By signing up to…

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Working together to feed Buxton families

Big surplus food collection from Aldi UK this morning – delivered to Cath & Dan at United Reformed Church Hardwick Sq, Buxton. Call by anytime upto 2pm today. Or any weekday from 11am Buxton Street by Street; Waste Not Want and High Peak Foodbank- working together to feed Buxton families

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Recycling Christmas with Stone and Water

Friends of Transition Buxton – Stone and Water have kindly provided free online instructions to make Christmas decorations from plastic bottles, beginning here with plastic-birds-and-twirling-pictures Have fun and follow along online for more to come…. In our town of Buxton this year there is a strong recycled theme running through Christmas and seasonal plans. The…

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Buxton Saccro Lounge offer support to those most in need

‘With everything going on in the world right now and more recently with the Government announcing they would not be extending kids free meals, here at Sacro Lounge, we want to try and help, and try to make a difference. So we got thinking about how we could do this, and we have decided to…

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Buxton Medical Centre offers flu vaccines to over 65s

Over 65s Flu Clinics Good news, more Flu vaccinations have arrived for the over 65s category. This means we will be opening a clinic session on the afternoon of Wednesday, 11 November 2020. If you are over 65 and have not had your flu vaccination yet please ring to book your appointment. When you come…

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Buxton Safer Neighbourhood Team impose a dispersal order on areas of Buxton this Halloween

A dispersal order has been put in place to help officers target concerns surrounding ongoing anti-social behaviour in Buxton’s Pavilion Gardens this Halloween weekend. This order gives police officers and PCSOs the power to move on anyone whom they believe could cause anti-social behaviour or crime in the area. Children aged 16 or under can…

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Chris Hill Community Sports online events this half-term

Booking is now LIVE for all our sessions for Half Term 2 (nov-xmas) Trespass Dance – https://docs.google.com/…/1P4HyLC…/edit Ballet – https://docs.google.com/…/1S1_PBvSQrjqJRKA…/edit Sat Dance – https://docs.google.com/…/1l6PJpYN6phAfyOjHpEnT0gV…/edit St.A A/School – https://docs.google.com/…/1ZT68kOo1D1SamKavBn…/edit Burbage A/School – https://docs.google.com/…/1j6k8TGdiQRP__XESbalm…/edit Harpur A/School https://docs.google.com/…/1eNjZo7nQsPgVpHqINTD00KX…/edit

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Local puppetry and performance arts organisation gets funding to continue to being cheer to Buxton!

Funny Wonders Awarded a Grant from Comic Relief Community Fund (England) We are really pleased to announce that we have been awarded a £1000 Capacity Building Grant from the Comic Relief Community Fund (England). The Capacity Building Grant will be used to develop the Funny Wonders team, including recruiting associate artists, workshop practitioners, activity volunteers…

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The Cheshire Cheese Longnor offering excellent value for money this Friday!

The Cheshire Cheese, Longnor ·  FRIDAY 30TH OCTOBER SET MENU 2 COURSE £13 3 COURSE £17 4PM TIL 8.30PM STARTERS KING PRAWN AND CHORIZO SERVED ON A BED OF CRISP SALAD. GOATS CHEESE AND CARAMALISED RED ONION TART SERVED WITH ROCKET AND BEETROOT SALAD. HOMEMADE ROASTED RED PEPPER AND TOMATO SOUP SERVED WITH A WARM…

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‘Keep Christmas Alive’ by ringing bells on your doorstep at 6pm on Christmas eve!

Scots women go viral with festive doorstep bell ringing plea to ‘keep Christmas alive’ A festive bell ringing event originally organised to take place only in Forth Valley has gone viral and attracted over 20,000 people from all over the world – in less than 24 hours! Will you come out on your doorstep to…

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Cafe at the Green Pavilion join the army of incredible local businesses offering to feed our children

https://www.facebook.com/greenpavilioncafe http://www.greenpavilioncafe.co.uk/ 01298 77480 hello@greenpavilioncafe.co.uk Opening times: Monday: 09:00 – 16:00 Tuesday: 09:00 – 16:00 Wednesday: 09:00 – 16:00 Thursday: 09:00 – 16:00 Friday: 09:00 – 16:00 Saturday: 09:00 – 16:00 Sunday: 09:00 – 15:00

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Go Fund Me page set up by local couple to raise money to help feed the children of Buxton

Sam and Dibs Hulme have taken the recent announcement that the UK government will not fund free school meals during the half-term to heart and have decided to take action to support local organisations who provide food to those most in need… you can donate to this incredibly worthy cause here: https://www.gofundme.com/f/wbbxnz-feed-the-kids?utm_source=customer&utm_medium=copy_link&utm_campaign=p_cf%20share-flow-1&fbclid=IwAR1P9umBoN9EWy_16GZAYdyiQymXzfZbeFOmVHXRawp6DQTjQ0MoCj4mJ28  

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The Tradesmans Entrance – offering free food for children this half-term

The Tradesmans Entrance Cafe Ltd Message from Cafe owner, Cazz Kidd: ‘I’m horrified that the free school meal Scheme in the holidays has been abolished… To ALL families that might struggle to feed their children over the half term, working or not working, we will make your child a pack-up or a warm homemade cup…

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The Chippy of Chinley become stars of the fryers with their offer to feed children this half-term!

 Being parents ourselves we feel very emotional about the sad decision to abolish the free school dinner scheme in school holidays so we want to make a difference and reach out to struggling families in the Chinley Buxworth & Brownside. No child should go hungry. Next week during half term if you would like to…

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Green Man Gallery bring you a Winter Emporium!

Made with love to give with love… A firm fixture in the Buxton calendar, the Winter Emporium at The Green Man Gallery brings together an exciting collection of unique affordable art, craft and seasonal cards, created by the gallery’s Resident Artists to inspire your gift-giving. In a year when so many people won’t be able…

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Alan’s Challenge

The Billerettes ask.. Will you support Alan Thompson’s Challenge?. The Billerettes have just donated £500 from their Charity Reserve funds to “Alan’s Challenge”. Why Alan’s Challenge? Alan set himself his challenge to help those in our community who due to “Covid” restrictions, are finding life increasingly desperate, to simply survive. Food banks are more and…

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Christmas delivered to those most in need

Buxton’s free Christmas meal get-together scaled back to home delivery A cafe which has served free Christmas meals to isolated and hard-up High Peak people for the last five years will be delivering the much-needed festive offerings this December. By Ben McVay Wednesday, 21st October 2020, 7:00 am Since 2015 hundreds of lonely people have spent Christmas…

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Jingle Bell Jog Reimagined! for Blythe House

To get you in the Jingling spirit we wanted to share some photos from last years event! Although this year will be a bit different, we can still get festive and raise money for local patient care: https://www.facebook.com/blythehousehospicecare/videos/235996851067959 Jingle Bell Jog Reimagined 2020! Run, walk, dance or jog your own 5km route & raise funds…

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Alan’s Challenge – Riding Out of Lockdown; keep supporting this incredible initiative!

A short video from ride 10 yesterday – The High Peak Circuit, a bit of a beast. Pictures available on the alans-challenge.org.uk/ridediary.php#10 page and of course a longer video to follow soon. This gives you an idea of the wonderful scenery though….Keep your support coming in, its all helping young Alan and old man Chris…

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Christmas for the Community Update

#ChristmasIsNotCancelled The annual Christmas in the Community plans are still going ahead this year albeit slightly different. Our aim this year is too help as many people in need as possible at this time when more people than ever will need a helping hand. We will be offering a delivery and pick up service for…

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Alan’s Challenge Update – Halfway Up the Hills!

Yesterday Alan reached the half way point on his epic challenge, though he still seems to be managing to keep pretty clean – despite the mud and rain we’ve seen recently!  Here’s Alan’s thought’s before he started his half way challenge…. ‘Today I’m at Hayfield, the start of the High Peak Circuit, Ride 10 of…

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Free guitar, bass and ukulele lessons from Fender!

3 Months Of Free Guitar, Bass & Ukulele Lessons

When quarantine began, we invited the world to make some noise with free access to Fender Play. Six months in, the world is louder than ever – and music still has the power to connect us all. There's never been a better time to grab a guitar, so our invitation is back for a limited time only. Sign up now for 3 months of free online guitar, bass & ukulele lessons. PLAY LOUD. PLAY FREE. PLAY ON.

Gepostet von Fender am Donnerstag, 8. Oktober 2020
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High Peak Food Bank and Zinc receive the Queens Award

High Peak Foodbank The Zink Project of which High Peak Foodbank is a part was presented with The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service on Friday by Her Majesty’s representative, The Lord Lieutenant of Derbyshire, Elizabeth Fothergill CBE DL. The Queen’s Award is the highest award a charity can receive and recognises outstanding work done by…

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IMPORTANT GOVERMENT ANNOUNCEMENT TODAY AT 15:30

BBC News are covering the UK Government announcement today at 15:30 about the incumbent plans for the North West on the back of rapid rises in COVID infections now leading to more hospital admissions since March. Please arm yourself with factual information to keep you and those around you safe and protect our NHS https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/live/bbcnews

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Serpentine Community Garden- a deserving recipient of a Culture Recovery Grant!

We are one of 445 organisations in the first wave of Culture Recovery grants. This was a fear of failing fund for organisations under threat. In our application we said we weren’t under threat – but that without support we could fail to develop as we needed to meet new challenges. We can now. The…

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Peak District Artisans – online event

Online event https://www.peakdistrictartisans.co.uk/ Peak District Artisans are going online for their annual flagship event which is usually held live at the Devonshire Dome, Buxton. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ In recreating a virtual Great Dome Art & Design Fair we aim to give visitors a complete experience with artists’ individual shops, demonstrations and introductory talks. Join us from 6pm…

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Keep the Wheels on the Move Alan!

Pensioner Alan Thompson at 75 is undertaking a massive challenge to complete 19 grueling cycle trails in the Peak District to raise much needed funds to help local charities who supported our communities throughout the Covid Pandemic and beyond.   You can keep up to date with Alan’s challenge and share clips of how you…

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Help Get the Lights Switched On for Christmas

Weʼre raising £1,500 to provide more Christmas lights throughout Buxton Town Centre to help make Buxton brighter this Christmas. We need your help to raise funds for Christmas lights throughout Buxton town centre to help make Buxton brighter this Christmas! In this current pandemic many bonfire and Christmas lights switch on events are having to be cancelled, let’s…

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Charles Lawley runs for High peak Foodbank and Syria Relief

Charles Lawley from Chapel is running 170 miles around the High Peak in aid of Syria relief. Charles spoke to HPL “Between Thursday 24th Sept and Sunday Nov 1st I’m going to run 170 miles around the High Peak. Charles said that He is raising money for High Peak Foodbank and Syria Relief. All donations…

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Buxton Holiday Sports Camps

Aim High Coaching  is feeling excited at Fairfield Endowed Junior School  Buxton  ·  Buxton October holiday sports camp We are delighted to announce we will be running our Buxton holiday camp. Monday 26th October till Thursday 29th October Fairfield Junior School Group 1 9:15am till 3:15pm Group 2 9:30am till 3:30pm £15 per day or £50 for…

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Discount on The Crescent bookings for Derbyshire residents!

Historic Buxton Crescent has opened its doors as a luxury hotel following £70 million pound redevelopment involving Derbyshire County Council and High Peak Borough Council. The restoration of the Grade I listed building to its former glory as a Georgian spa is giving the local economy a much-needed boost, anticipating a creation of 140 permanent…

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Connecting industry and businesses

If you’re a business owner in the High Peak we would like to invite you to our next meeting on Friday. It’s an opportunity for you to showcase your business to our members and visitors, build new connections, WIN new business and end 2020 on a high! Register your interest here https://bnionline.zoom.us/…/tJwldOmsrTIvHtWzlyO16XhU6yr… We look forward…

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Another bumper day on Buxton Market! Every Tuesday and Saturday…

Delicious Coffee and takeaway food on Buxton Market tomorrow. Plus fresh fish, fresh fruit and veg, olives, Greek and Italian pastries, scotch eggs, plants, women’s fashions, jewellery and accessories, cosmetics, bath products, household goods, vintage and collectibles … The perfect socially distanced shopping venue!

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Get involved in ‘Derbyshire Dialogue’ to help shape Joined Up Care Derbyshire’s mental health support

The ‘Derbyshire Dialogue’ project, run by @Joined Up Care Derbyshire has been set up to start a conversation with the public and those who run services in Derbyshire. Joined Up Care Derbyshire want to hear from local people to give you the opportunity to shape the future of local healthcare. Their next conversation will be…

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Buxton Field Club invites you to a virtual talk on the wildlife of Mull

Just a reminder of two great talks from Buxton Field Club this Saturday 3rd October 7.00pm to 8.15pm online on Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85960361739… Meeting ID: 859 6036 1739 Passcode: 743342 Yellowstone and the reintroduction of Wolves and The Wildlife of the Isle of Mull – the ‘what’ and the ‘where’ Our speakers are: Louise and Stephen…

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And they are OFF! Alan’s Challenge is GO!

Pensioner Alan Thompson at 75 is undertaking a massive challenge to complete 19 gruelling cycle trails in the Peak District to raise much needed funds to help local charities who supported our communities throughout the Covid Pandemic and beyond…..  Gepostet von Claire Mitchell am Samstag, 26. September 2020 See all the films so far and…

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Haywill Animal Rescue and Therapy Centre- plea for volunteers

I volunteer for Haywill Animal Rescue and Therapy Centre In Glossop, my priority is the feeding, cleaning and caring for the animals but there are other jobs on the yard that need attention, not enough hours in the day, I wondered if anyone runs any Groups ie, Scouts, Guides, Army Cadets or any other Groups…

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Introduction to Mindfulness Workshop

Free Introduction to mindfulness online workshop on Thursday 24 September at 6pm (approx 90 mins). The Derbyshire Federation for Mental Health is a local charity that has been delivering Mental Health support to local people for over 30 years. Over that time our service delivery has helped in the development of our mental health resources…

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Help Us Ride Out of Lockdown

You are all invited to join our virtual fund raiser by sending videos of how you would Ride Out of Lockdown! The money will go towards CONNEX and BSBS’s continued work within the community – opening up wider possibilities as the needs of our community change after the end of Furlough and very likely further…

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Buxton Museum offers a lifeline to local artists!

Lockdown art project hosted by Buxton Museum offers lifeline to local artists Creativity can unite us in the most difficult of times. As the UK went into lockdown in March, many uncertainties lay ahead. Would life ever be the same again? Well, no, it wouldn’t, for now at least, but in the face of adversity,…

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Wirksworth Festival is online- TODAY!

Wirksworth Festival Online 2020 Programme (Saturday) Wirksworth Festival Online 2020 Programme (Saturday) **FIND ALL THE EVENTS SCHEDULED THROUGHOUT THE DAY IN THE ‘VIDEOS’ SECTION OF OUR FACEBOOK PAGE** Although venues in Wirksworth won’t be full of people this year, you can still enjoy so much of what the town and its community has to offer…

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Transition Buxton Repair Cafe

On Saturday, 24 October 2020 from 10:30-13:30 at  Buxton Methodist Church Hosted by Transition Buxton Our Volunteer Repairers will be back soon! Bring your broken items and we will see if we can extend their life instead of going to waste. We will have a go at most things including; Toys, small appliances and tools, wooden…

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The Other Side – support local businesses to recover from COVID

The other side… by The Cafe at the Green Pavilion in Buxton, England, United Kingdom £4,911 raised of £7,500 target 128 supporters 65%6 days left Support Us This project will only be funded if at least £7,500 is pledged by 16th September 2020 at 10:44am Please help us to come out the other side of this crazy situation…from a…

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The Wombles Charity Walk- Remember a Charity Week!

The Wombles are back for Remember A Charity Week. They’re encouraging everyone to consider leaving a gift to charity in their Will, after taking care of family, friends and fellow Wombles. Watch Great Uncle Bulgaria, Orinoco and rest of the Wombles family in this special new film.

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Blythe House Hospice care- Helen’s Trust

Blythe House Hospicecare Stronger together – Blythe House Hospicecare and Helen’s Trust have joined forces to provide more Hospice at Home care to dying patients across the High Peak, Derbyshire Dales and North East Derbyshire. We have been discussing our organisational compatibility for over 12 months, and this formal partnership – officially launched today –…

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Shine a light on the long term impact of COVID-19 with Medical Reel

Medical Reel is the personal channel of Dr Nick Hayward MBBS PhD. Medical Reel shares videos for medical students, health professionals and others. #coronavirus Hello! I’m a UK doctor looking for #COVID19 survivors with long term symptoms to share their stories in a new video series. The aim is to promote awareness of COVID19 long haul issues. Please…

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Joined Up Care Derbyshire (JUCD) are creating a new network called ‘Derbyshire Dialogue’- have your say!

The first of these meetings will take place at 11am on the 10th September, where there will be the opportunity to hear about Derby and Derbyshire’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic, and the restoration and recovery of services going forward. There will be the opportunity to ask questions at the end. The meetings will be…

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Help a child learn to read

Help a child learn to read 380,000 children have been stuck in lockdown without a single book. As a Bookmark online volunteer, you’ll do something incredible and change a child’s story. We’ve had a huge level of interest from schools who would like us to help their pupils catch up with their reading this Autumn…

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Blythe House – Peak District Challenge

2020 has been a year for daily walks and discovering our beautiful surroundings! Why not set yourself a challenge and raise money for Blythe House Hospicecare by taking on the Peak District Challenge in just a few weeks’ time?  The Peak District Challenge is an exciting series of team trekking (walking and/or running) challenges based…

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Riding out of Lockdown- A fundraiser for local organisations!

Alan’s Challenge – Riding out of Lockdown Pensioner Alan Thompson at 75 is undertaking a massive challenge to complete 19 gruelling cycle trails in the Peak District to raise much needed funds to help local charities who supported our communities throughout the Covid Pandemic and beyond. https://www.alans-challenge.org.uk/ info@alans-challenge.org.uk Videos See all 2:19 75 year old…

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Claim your child’s free travel pass here…

If your child is entitled to a free bus pass and you haven’t yet applied, you can do so here https://crowd.in/7ak8CQ We’re currently experiencing problems with some of our phone lines so please do not call our contact centre to apply for a school bus pass or follow-up an application if your pass has not…

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Green Pavillion Cafe – buy your fresh coffee and fabulous food now in time for their public re-opening and ensure the Cafe’s survival

The other side… by The Cafe at the Green Pavilion in Buxton, England, United Kingdom £4,561 raised of £7,500 target 120 supporters 60%14 days left Please help us to come out the other side of this crazy situation…from a coffee to a day at GP HQ…it will all help us to survive this X On the 23rd of March…

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GO OUTSIDE and help to raise vital funds for hospice care

Find out more HERE Blythe House Hospice Care Jack and Noah enjoyed some quality family time at Tittesworth Reservoir and got involved in #GoOutsideDonateFive. Why not do something fun outside with your family and help to raise hospice funds? It’s really easy to get involved – all you need to do is text OUTSIDE to…

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Riding Out of Lockdown! Sponsor Alan to raise money for local causes- including Buxton Street by Street!

https://www.alans-challenge.org.uk/images/come-on-Alan.MP3 WE NEED HELP As the impact of the Corona Virus on our community begins to be understood it is clear the support needed for the health, wellbeing and welfare of the people of Buxton and the High Peak is enormous. Organisations delivering voluntary and paid for services will be overwhelmed if we do not help them…

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Friends of Buxton Train Station

‘Another upbeat happy-waving-hippy-train “Welcome to our newest Facebook Friends!” Please get involved with us any way that you are able, even if it just means “Yeah! Good stuff!” comments, we love positivity. If you are ever able to join us in (appropriately socially distanced) “real life” events like spring cleans and tidy-ups, you’ll be made…

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How to treat coronavirus symptoms at home

Treating a high temperature If you have a high temperature, it can help to: get lots of rest drink plenty of fluids (water is best) to avoid dehydration – drink enough so your pee is light yellow and clear take paracetamol or ibuprofen if you feel uncomfortable Is it safe to take ibuprofen if I have symptoms of coronavirus?…

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Build Back Better – Let’s take this opportunity to move into a fairer more sustainable future TOGETHER!

BUILD BACK BETTER STATEMENT: As we emerge from this crisis, now is the time to Build Back Better. To do so we must heed the lessons it has taught: That as a society, for many years, we did not listen to the scientists about the risks of such a pandemic and were not prepared. That…

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SK Vipers youth all girls football team- now recruiting!

We are looking for 2 unattached players to join our team!! Does your daughter love football? Send us a message and pop along to a trial session free of charge!! We train Thursdays 6-7pm at silverlands stadium, Buxton, and will be joining the Cheshire league this coming season with matches on Saturdays!

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The Trussell Trust

As well as Morrison’s food bank donation collection points in their stores, you can also now make a donation to food banks when you order your groceries online. So far, you’ve raised a whopping £100,000. Thank you to Morrisons colleagues and customers who’ve made this possible. Look out for the donation option when you next…

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The Green Man Gallery is open again Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd August

A message from The Green Man Gallery It’s been wonderful to welcome visitors back to our gorgeous Ground Floor Gallery. Thank you to everyone who’s called in since 1st August and in particular to the people who’ve supported us by buying original art works, prints, photographs, ceramics, jewellery and cards. We’re open again this weekend…

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Buxton Team Parish introduce Phone-Up Church Service from Sunday 23rd August

Starting Sunday 23rd August and each Sunday everyone in Buxton, Burbage, Harpur Hill or King Sterndale can phone a local number to hear a service led by the Buxton Team Rector Liz England The service is short and you can switch the phone on to speaker phone so you can listen more comfortably. There are…

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Online fitness (accidentally) – ZOOM, ZOOM, ZOOM, ZOOM I want you in my room!!

Clubbercise & Zumba with Accidental Fitness Buxton My own parody for our cheesiest tune to dance to! See you for Clubbercise online for 7.30pm There’s new tracks too eeeeee! Newbies always welcome, why not try online classes, before we go ‘back to life, back to reality…’ (Oo that should be a cool down for when…

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Youth Activity Grant- Derbyshire County Council; Apply now!

Youth Activity Grants now on offer Published: 14 August 2020Community groups, clubs and charities that work with young people are being invited by us to apply for a share of £220,000. Up for grabs are grants for projects for young people aged from birth up to 19, or up to 25 if they have a…

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Virtual Balloon Race Ends With a Bang

Thank you to everyone that supported the virtual balloon race for Buxton Infant and Junior School. We had no national winners but well done to the first 15 from our cause. I will post a full list of all the balloons with distance travelled as soon as all the results are in, organisers will be…

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Hidden Disability Support from Morrisons

This week, Morrisons are introducing the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Lanyard Scheme in our stores. It’s an initiative designed to act as a discreet sign that somebody has a hidden disability, such as mental health conditions, autism, dementia or sensory impairments, and may need extra help. If you have a hidden disability and would like a…

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Help a local student research social inequality between two Buxton areas!

Hannah Quince:   ‘Hi, I’m a student doing A level geography and I’m doing an investigation on social inequality between Burbage and Fairfield in Buxton. I would be very grateful if you could fill in this form. It will only a take a couple of minutes. Thank you!’ Complete the short survey here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd2CnPMwhiegDiMF36mB99RiW5qbJzGTHRlMPCRayFQLEE-iw/viewform

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Green Man Gallery is open this Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th

Treat yourself to a visit to The Green Man this weekend. Their spacious Ground Floor Gallery is open on Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th August from 10.30am to 4.30pm. ‘COVID-safe’ adaptations are in place which includes a large area dedicated to prints and cards. If you’re looking for affordable art to refresh your walls you’ll be…

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Digital skills programme aimed at School leavers

A new digital skills programme designed to provide a bridge from education to career opportunities for young people has been launched. FastFutures is a unique programme designed to provide participants with the skills employers value now and in the future, future-proofing careers, and limiting a potentially damaging skills gap for this generation entering employment. Those…

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Apply online for your child’s B-Line card

Have you applied for your child’s b_line card? It’s our travel discount and library card for children living in Derbyshire. You now have to apply or renew online. More info can be found here: https://crowd.in/AigW4I http://www.derbyshire.gov.uk/transport-roads/public-transport/fares-tickets-passes/b-line/b-line.aspx?fbclid=IwAR2DXZkZ3phksPISVabZgvkTlSYkOKpEzCBqmtmEm3mGEwXrfWyQ28QIDMI  

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Take the CVS Survey! Help ensure our voluntary services are prepared to help you!

Voluntary Organisations Survey ⏰DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 10th AUGUST⏰**Survey Of Voluntary Organisations**Tell us about your experiences of the last few months and how we can support you moving forward.We want to hear from community groups, voluntary organisations, charities and social enterprises of all kinds and all sizes, from all parts of #derbyshireThis includes established organisations (whether…

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Blythe House fundraiser at home with Accidental Fitness- This Sunday at 10:30!

Clubbercise & Zumba with Accidental Fitness Buxton Public · Hosted by Clubbercise & Zumba with Accidental Fitness Buxton, Accidental Yogis and Blythe House Hospicecare Tickets app.gymcatch.com This is a 2-hour online event to raise money for Blythe House Hospice; a local charity that offers free, individualised, holistic care and support for anyone in the High…

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Help support the ECO Balloon Race Fundraser for Buxton Infants and Junior School

BUXTON JUNIOR PTFA & INFANTS PTA FUNDRAISER Buxton Infants and Buxton Juniors are coming together for the first time to raise much needed funds for the schools. With the recent Covid situation events have been cancelled so this is a way they are hoping will bring some fun to families while raising much needed funds.…

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Young people and COVID-19; message from the World Health Organisation

What can young people do about COVID-19? It is hard to put your life on hold, but we need young people's energy, to take control of our society and our future, which includes fighting COVID-19 – Dr Mike Ryan, WHO Emergencies Programme Executive Direcotr Gepostet von World Health Organization (WHO) am Donnerstag, 23. Juli 2020

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Childcare funding deadline

If you already have your code to apply for 30 hours free childcare, remember to reconfirm your eligibility every 3 months. If you apply more than 3 months before the term starts, you’ll have to reconfirm your eligibility in your account in order to keep your code valid. The deadline for autumn term is 31…

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Derbyshire Fire and Rescue- what3words app launched… Know Exactly Where!

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service has been using what3words since 2018 as a quick and efficient way to identify where a caller is located when they don’t know their address. This week we’ll be raising awareness of the free What3Words app through various posts, alongside other organisations, as part of the #KnowExactlyWhere campaign! You can…

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Clubbercise with Accidental Fitness event for Blythe House!

Have a little bop or work hard Know that your pennies are going to a fab charity, whilst you work out to dance anthems from the 90’s to present day on Sunday 2nd August! Raffle prizes to be had too from local businesses Accidental Yogis, Clubbercise & Zumba with Accidental Fitness Buxton, Dubbin good food,…

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Shielding timeframe – UK Government

Department of Health and Social Care – DHSC· Have you been shielding during the coronavirus outbreak? Find out what the current guidance is for the clinically extremely vulnerable in England and how and when it’s changing Read more: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-on-shielding-and-protecting-extremely-vulnerable-persons-from-covid-19/guidance-on-shielding-and-protecting-extremely-vulnerable-persons-from-covid-19

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Clubbercise and Zumba

Want to know a bit more about us? Watch the Video! Clubbercise & Zumba with Accidental Fitness Buxton Mondays Clubbercise 6.45pm Wednesdays Clubbercise 7.30pm Thursdays Zumba Fitness 7.30pm Saturdays Zumba Fitness 9.45am Online classes £3.50 per household. For more info take a look at the pinned post at the top of our Facebook page. To…

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Accidental fitness- virtual Zumba and Clubbercise!

Come and have a giggle with us this week whilst we bop about, work hard and get a sweat on! Mondays Clubbercise 6.45pm Wednesdays Clubbercise 7.30pm Thursdays Zumba Fitness 7.30pm Saturdays Zumba Fitness 9.45am Online classes £3.50 per household. For more info take a look at the pinned post at the top of the Facebook…

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Test and Trace extended to other ‘High Contact’ workers to help assess the prevalence of those without symptoms

The Department of Health and Social Care – DHSC have launched a new pilot to test some people who work in “high-contact” jobs – such as taxi drivers, cleaners and retail assistants.  Read more here: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/975-of-in-person-coronavirus-covid-19-tests-returned-next-day#high-contact-professions-testing   

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12 July 1pm – 4pm Tiny Day in Pavilion Gardens

  What treasures would you hoard? Where would you keep them? Who would keep them safe? Join us for this year’s Tiny! workshop. Decorate your own treasure box! Find some natural treasures! Mermaid, monster, pirate or dragon, who will guard your treasure? Location: in Pavilion Gardens you will find us on the grass beside the…

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Red Light Spells Danger for the Arts

Lighting up the Opera House in Buxton with www.livelx.co.uk giving up time and equipment, it’s not just the beautiful venues that are closed or the artists you know and love that are out of work, but thousands of freelancers, small businesses and zero hours gig workers, programmers, marketers, Box offices, cleaners (who when we open will…

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The Deep Blue Sea streaming from this Thursday

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ ‘Carrie Cracknell’s production is both clear-sighted and complex, and Helen McCrory is astonishing’ (WhatsOnStage) The Deep Blue Sea streaming from this Thursday with National Theatre at Home. whatsonstage.com/…/deep-blue-sea-national-helen-mccrory_409… Helen McCrory leads the cast of Carrie Cracknell’s ‘essential’ production WHATSONSTAGE.COM The Deep Blue Sea (National Theatre) | WhatsOnStage Helen McCrory leads the cast of Carrie…

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Free 30 minute Online Dementia Training Tomorrow

You can join Rob the Morrisons Community Champion at the Dementia Awareness workshop tomorrow (06/07) at 12.30.  Sign up here The first step to taking action to help people with dementia is to learn about the condition and how it affects a person. You can become a Dementia Friend online by either attending a Session…

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Become a young pen pal with an isolated older person with CONNEX!

Introducing Connex Pen Pals! “We’d like to tell you about a new idea our wonderful Dales team has started! Here’s more from Sarah…… ‘Here over in the Dales we have started a Connex Pen Pals project, whereby youngsters are writing letters and drawing pictures for our older and more vulnerable residents of the Derbyshire Dales.…

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Matlock Farm Park is re-opening safely on Sunday the 5th of July!

BREAKING NEWS…. MATLOCK FARM PARK IS RE-OPENING THIS SUNDAY 5TH JULY, 10.00am-5.00pm!! They say; “You’ve been so patient through these difficult times and we are thrilled we are able to share this FANTASTIC news! Thank you to Visit England for awarding us the COVID-19 Industry standard acknowledging that we are following government and industry guidelines…

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A Pathwork of community spirit!

Local puppetry and performance arts organisation Two Left Hands have unveiled the first sections of their stunning patchwork panels celebrating the different organisations, individual contributions and movements which have kept Buxton afloat over the past 3-months.     Pictured here with Friends of Buxton Station where this installation can be found- If you look closely,…

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Tuesday 7th July 11 a.m. ‘ITV Granada Reports’ visiting Buxton’s Rock Snake

      ITV Granada Reports are coming to Buxton on Tues 7th July and are looking for people to come along to talk to about what the rock snake means to them – painters, kids, key workers: please spread the word, be great to have this on TV    https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php  

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Buxton Festival Diary of Online Events 2020

Buxton Fringe Diary of Online Events  To check out the Online Buxton Fringe Festival Diary  of Events, visit https://www.buxtonfringe.org.uk/diary2020 There is something for everyone.   Keep Children entertained with the Online Buxton Fringe Shows.   These include a clown named ‘Curly In Isolation’ which will be presented by Frank Hussey and a show entitled The Red…

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