LDL Cleaning Ltd

There is light at the end of the tunnel! Going back to work? Worried about having time to clean? Or opening your offices again and need a commercial cleaning company you can trust? Don’t worry, LDL Cleaning are here to help – contact us today for a free, no obligation quote and start using your…

High Peak CVS are here to help

High Peak CVS provides support to community and voluntary groups in the High Peak area of Derbyshire, through advice, practical services, information, training, facilities and identifying funding.   Look here for more information.

Prayers and Reflections on Lent From Buxton Team Parish

We’ve been sending out Lent Packs full of prayers, reflections and different ways to mark this Lent time. One of the booklets, “Baking Through Lent”, has inspired one congregation member to make these beautiful shortbread biscuits. If you’d like a Lent Pack please do get in touch and if you too are inspired to bake,…

Please note this update from Stewart Medical Centre on 23rd February

Please be aware that due to unforeseen staff absence, as well as additional vaccine clinics, we are particularly short of routine appointments this week. Today (Tuesday 23rd February) we will be able to offer urgent appointments only. If you are unwell and need urgent treatment please call us as normal. For non urgent issues, please…

***FREE return transport to your local vaccination centre***

***FREE return transport to your local vaccination centre*** Free return transport to your local vaccination centre is available to ANYONE over 18 years of age. Please call the Buxton office on 01298 23970 if you live in the High Peak. Or call 01335 344 700 if you live in the Derbyshire Dales Connex website

Psychological First Aid Training Available From PHE

Psychological First Aid Training from PHE Online training, developed by PHE, is now available for those supporting children and young people affected by coronavirus (COVID-19).

Serpentine Community Garden

Serpentine Community Garden We cannot wait to open our gates again to visitors! It’s been a quiet 12 months here at Serpentine, but thanks to our lovely volunteers we’ve held on in there. Hopefully we’ll be full of life again in the not too distant future

Serpentine Community Garden – Seeds In Exchange For Donations

Spotted today.  Lots of lovely seeds at Serpentine Community Garden for a donation. Go grow something.

Buxton Medical Practice Request For Patience Re Vaccinations

Please do not call the Practice about where you are with regards to the Covid Vaccination or what is happening with the second vaccine. At present we are working to the Government guidance. This has not changed with the recent roadmap out of Lockdown, and cannot be sped up. Though we can understand the anxiety…

Government Announce Roadmap Out of Lockdown

The government has published the ‘COVID-19 Response – Spring 2021’, setting out the roadmap out of the current lockdown for England. Steps will be moved through depending on four tests and decisions at each step will be made on the latest data and we will be cautious so that we do not undo the progress…

Buxton Station Fan Window’s many colours

Click on the picture to watch Youtube footage of the illuminated Fan Window at Buxton Station. (Search for ‘the many colours of fan window at Buxton Railway Station!’

Tuesday Market, 23rd February

Monday has been a beautiful day in Buxton but we have high winds forecast for Tuesday.  Our hardy regulars will be there selling fish, vegan treats, fruit, veg, plants, eggs and jams #unpredictableweather #buxton #peakdistrict #nofilterneeded #marketdays #markettraders #shoplocal

COVID TESTING now available in Buxton

Buxton’s Coronavirus Testing Centre is now Open! High Peak residents are being asked to come for a coronavirus test as part of Derbyshire County Council’s targeted community testing programme. The county council testing centre is at Pavilion Gardens (access from the promenade)on St John’s Road in Buxton, SK17 6BE. The opening times are 9am to…

MENTELL partnerships with local fire stations – raising awareness as well as vital funds

MENTELL partnerships with local fire stations.. as well as raising vital funds.. we raise awareness too.. here’s hoping we can get back to doing our charity car washes?.. #bookusin@yourfirestation Contact: community@mentell.org.uk

Explore Buxton – 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 Council – as latest figures show over £35m has now been paid out to local businesses. Businesses have been at the forefront of the impact of the health pandemic with many…

Derbyshire County Council – want to improve your health and wellbeing?

Derbyshire County Council #DigitalHealth resources offer practical tools that can be used for health and wellbeing. We’re offering you free access to a library of top-rated, quality assured #Health apps. Take a look here: https://crowd.in/RwLgGp

Derbyshire Constabulary – Does your property have CCTV cameras? We’d like your help.

Derbyshire Constabulary https://www.facebook.com/derbyshireconstabulary  Does your property have CCTV cameras? We’d like your help. You could help us gather evidence that would help in investigations. We are getting a mailing list together to create a list of people that have CCTV outside of their homes, workplaces or businesses, which will allow officers to come directly to…

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…

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.

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…

How to turn a walk in the park into a colourful craft activity

BBC Bitesize Help make “Not another lockdown walk?!” fun and exciting  As we welcome the first signs of spring why not turn your next nature walk into a fun craft activity… For the activity details bbc.in/3axubKm

giffgaff is supporting families home schooling by providing100GB free data

giffgaff https://www.facebook.com/giffgaffmobile/ We’re supporting homeschooling families by providing 100GB of free data through Department for Education What’s giffgaff doing about Coronavirus Covid -19 – Find out more here: https://www.giffgaff.com/help/ar

Buxton Market is leaving a little earlier today! Go and pay them a visit…

Zoom talk on Madagascar’s endemic species, tomorrow 7pm!

Reminder for Buxton Field Club’s talk tomorrow at 7.00pm Madagascar and its endemic species. Live streaming https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrg0DPEb7LrOTzoShH6ZRkA… Zoom link for members of Buxton Field Club on request

Seek help from Chat Health

Find help near you: https://chathealth.nhs.uk/start-a-chat/?fbclid=IwAR1WIlM0ncgGzLl_CLuPsjvhZBUlW2QhafMTN_nhuvqqPcn712OWAKU3pxM Advice for Parents and Carers in Derby City – Organisation: Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust – Service: Derby City Children’s Services – For: Parents and carers of children and young people aged 0-19 in Derby City – Response Time: Within 24 hours, 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday (except bank holidays)  07507 327754

Update on shielding for the clinically extremely vulnerable

As more is learnt about Coronavirus and new variants guidance on who are clinically extremely vulnerable also changes. You can check this ‘shielded’ list as well as extra advice and guidance here – https://www.gov.uk/…/guidance-on-shielding-and… The latest update has been issues this week and if you have one or more of the conditions listed below you may…

A message from The Duke in Buxton

A message to all our customers: As some of you are by now aware, we have taken the extremely difficult decision to leave The Duke in April after almost 8 years. The lack of income over the last twelve months, together with the ongoing costs of staying closed and the general uncertainty around the future…

The Buxton Smokehouse now taking deliveries!

Buxton Smokehouse is taking orders for free delivery on the 28th February- order by noon on Monday 22nd

Update on Buxton Vaccination Programme

The Covid vaccination programme is continuing at a rapid pace, with the first 4 priority groups being seen nationally as ‘completed’. If you are aged over 70 and have not yet had your vaccination please get in touch with us as soon as possible. Derbyshire has the second highest uptake in the country across the…

Ideas to mark lent- Buxton Team Parish

Just in case you’ve not decided how to mark Lent this year and knowing that our mental health is important, maybe these could be helpful…

Dog enrichment ideas whilst at home

5 dog enrichment ideas: how to keep a dog entertained at home Whether you and your dog are stuck inside on a rainy day, or you work at home 5 days a week, it’s always useful to know how to keep them entertained at home… https://www.myfamilyvets.co.uk/5-dog-enrichment-ideas?fbclid=IwAR0Z-1OC-m7l0Ekd45AmlA0K2GOBJZdq8Gr8yJvFc82-0GsKpK2xjrWS3ng

Find out if you can book a coronavirus vaccination

Despite what was said at Monday’s briefing, if you are 65+ you do NOT need to wait to be invited, you can book BOTH of your appointments on line, now. You can only use this service if any of the following apply: you are aged 65 and over you have previously received a letter saying…

Stockport Gin Virtual Taster Night 27th February

It’s full steam ahead here packing for our Virtual Taster Night on 27th Feb! The first batch of orders went out today by DPD and some hand deliveries will be heading out tomorrow. All packs WILL arrive in plenty of time for the 27th, so don’t panic. Still a few tickets left if you would…

Chester Zoo goes Virtual LIVE – This Friday!

We’re bringing you a LIVE Virtual Zoo Day… RAINFOREST SPECIAL! Tune in from home and enjoy sun bears, fantastic frogs, Madagascar’s lemurs, tropical birds and a Q&A with our education experts as they answer YOUR questions! Join us on Facebook or YouTube on Friday 19 February for a WHOLE DAY of incredible animal action. Gates…

High Peak Youth Forum

A great opportunity to have your say and get involved.   Open to young people under 18.   Email lynne.allen@derbyshire.gov.uk or mikey.heald@derbyshire.gov.uk, or phone 07812 503449    

Junior Brain Workout Pack From Alzheimer’s Society

Children’s mental health is more important than ever whilst being stuck indoors – did you know puzzles can help to improve mood and relieve stress? Grab Brain Workout Junior today to keep young brains active! Brain Workout Pack      

Commonwealth Day Teaching Resources

Commonwealth Day brings communities together to celebrate the Commonwealth of Nations on March 8th. Download our free lesson plans, assemblies, and resources to teach Key Stage 1-3 our shared heritage of Remembrance. Teaching Resources

Octagon Set Up For Covid 19 Testing From 17th February

Great work in the last 24hrs to set the Octagon up as a community testing centre for Covid 19. More information on the link below but headlines below. Walk up for a test Wear a face covering Use hand sanitiser Keep social distance with others Open 7 days 9am – 7pm Can I attend if…

It’s Good To Talk

Buxton Civic Association

  Sadly whilst we try to protect other green spaces in Buxton, one of our own is being damaged This is an alert and plea to Buxton residents who use our BCA Sherbrook wood ….. We have a problem with teenagers cutting down trees, building ramps and cycle tracks through the wood without permission. This…

Soil Testing Kits from Serpentine Community Garden

  At the Serpentine we have 10  free PH level testing soil kits to give out!  A great activity for kids to begin understanding the science of soil. If you’d like a kit please DM us to arrange pick up/drop off around the local area of Buxton 💚💚💚 . ..

BBC Bitesize for Halfterm.

HELP FROM BBC BITESIZE TO KEEP CHILDREN ENTERTAINED: ‘When you think it’s half-term, but you have no idea what day it is or what’s going on…..’ We might not know what day it is, but we do know what half-term calls for… ACTIVITIES!  Check out https://www.facebook.com/bbcbitesize/ for good ideas.

Buxton Market Open Tuesday 16th.

  It’s pancake day tomorrow and it looks like the forecast will be ok! Vinny will be selling oranges and lemons perfect for your pancakes. Shane and Diane will be back selling plants and Debbie with her eggs, cheese and jams. Bash is selling his Greek and Turkish goodies. We have a full house with…

Half-term Help from Buxton Street-by-Street

BSBS volunteers back in action today and all week delivering pizza making kits to local families – thanks to generous donation from Morrisons Buxton Community Champion Thanks to local schools for nominating families.

Funny Wonders – planning for Flowerpot Trail

Remember these? We’re starting to plan the Buxton Flowerpot Trail 2021! If you’d like to get involved for 2021 and help us with the project, remotely or (fingers crossed) otherwise, please get in touch – email hello@funnywonders.org.uk.

Mentell dates

MENTELL awareness days… Mentell provides circles for men aged 18+ to talk in a safe and confidential space, free from advice and judgement. https://www.mentell.org.uk/

Applications now open for Buxton Football Club’s Training Academy

Applications are open for the Buxton FC Academy! Your opportunity to be part of our elite football and education offering: Full-time Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport & Physical Activity (equivalent to 3 A-levels) Represent Buxton FC in the National Alliance Under 19s League, playing teams such as Tranmere Rovers, Preston North End & Rochdale…

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,…

Online Bookings for Vaccinations

If you fall into any of the following groups and have not had your first vaccination yet you can now book online – https://www.nhs.uk/…/coro…/book-coronavirus-vaccination/ you are aged 70 or over you have previously received a letter saying you are at high risk from coronavirus (clinically extremely vulnerable) you are a frontline health or social care worker…

Buxton Market cancelled- Saturday 13th February

Buxton looks like Narnia and feels like the Artic at the moment. The forecasts say it will feel like – 14 degrees centigrade with the wind chill tomorrow so we have decided to cancel the market. I know Buxton traders and customers are hardy folk but it’s even a bit chilly for us  

Ideas to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Buxton

9 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in lockdown in Buxton

Self-isolation support and guidance

Emotional health and wellbeing during the coronavirus outbreak It’s perfectly natural to feel anxious or lonely if you’re required to self-isolate .There’s plenty of support and guidance on our website to help you look after your emotional wellbeing. Take a look here https://www.derbyshire.gov.uk/social-health/health-and-wellbeing/health-protection/disease-control/coronavirus/emotional-health-and-wellbeing/emotional-health-and-wellbeing.aspx?fbclid=IwAR0rPEe7w5M_HfHtB0_6hWDBOiVdOswjxdr7dKf3zsw4aBuLfIYgn69FNrw 

Home Broadband Financial Help Available

Being at home broadband has become almost as important as electricity, gas or water as a home service. If you are having difficulties paying your bill, a number of providers including BT, Sky and Vodafone can help. Come and get a little help from Money Sorted at the Derbyshire Law Centre Call: 01246 550674 /…

Valentine’s Afternoon Tea with Morrisons Doorstep Delivery

Treat someone special to our Valentine’s Day Prosecco Afternoon Tea for 2, for just £15. Now available from our Café as part of a Doorstep Delivery order. Our Doorstep Delivery service is available to anyone elderly, vulnerable, shielding or self-isolating, 7 days a week. Simply call 0345 611 6111 and select option 5 to place…

Tunnel Closures, Monsal Trail

Tunnel Closures, Monsal Trail  Due to a high number of large icicles and icy conditions on ground surfaces, tunnels on the Monsal Trail will be closed from today for safety reasons until further notice. Please do not enter the tunnels until they are safely re-opened. Our rangers will review the conditions regularly, and will make…

The Chakra Lounge- Valentine’s Day Deliveries

Valentine’s Day special Deliveries at The Chakra Lounge  01298 938280  

Derbyshire Music Hub activities for young people!

Music at Home Ideas and resources for continuing music learning from home – for all ages and stages of education: https://derbyshiremusichub.org.uk/get-involved/music-at-home/music-at-home.aspx

Free advice from Derbyshire Law Centre

Even during lockdown, our Housing Team are here to help if you have been unlawfully evicted. For free, impartial advice contact the Derbyshire Law Centre on 0800 707 6990 / 01246 550 674 or email dlc@derbyshirelawcentre.org.uk Mondays- Fridays, 9.30am-4.30pm For more information go to our webpage on housing: https://derbyshirelawcentre.org.uk/advice-category/housing-and-homelessness/

Mentell- Become a Facilitator

Become a Facilitator Are you interested in joining Mentell as a facilitator and running a support circle for Men? Continue to learn more or apply now. Learn more Apply

Free Counselling & Talking Therapy

Self Referral form access at Trent PTS- because no one should have to deal with mental health problems alone. Click on the link or picture below: https://www.trentpts.co.uk/self-referral?fbclid=IwAR3D5dMc8luLWWLt-GZ30PYTUUi-owPY7Pk3A6LaEJhkkRGQWxivv5-bctg

Get involved at Buxton Opera House

During this time in the pandemic, as we move forward communities need to be given time, space, and opportunity to (Re)Connect, Emerge, Share and Create.     All projects will work within current government guidelines. Projects will begin online but as soon as regulations allow we hope to be able to work with participants face to face again.  …

Mental Health Advice for Winter Lockdown

Lost key

Key found near the Crescent opposite the well. Left on the step in case anyone is looking for it Wednesday 10th 11.50.

Elton John and Michael Caine in new Covid vaccine ad

Staying Safe Online

A lot of people have come online to get connected during the pandemic. BBC bitesize have some advice here for checking fake friend requests and messages, to help keep all of us safe.

Manchester Science Festival goes online

THE #MSF21 DIGITAL PROGRAMME HAS LANDED Discover online talks, exhibitions, debates & activities that explore our changing climate and ideas for a better world Find the line-up for 12 -21 Feb and book your free tickets here.

Fancy a laugh? Check out this Zoom faux pas

For all the zoomers, home schoolers, and anyone not sure if they can get to grips with technology… these things happen

False death figures go viral

Contrary to a viral Instagram post, there were 77,000 𝙢𝙤𝙧𝙚 deaths in 2020 than there were in 2019.  Read here for more information.

Flu warning

Flu is a very serious illness but Covid-19 is even worse. People with #Covid-19 are six times more likely to need to go to hospital than those with flu and many people also face long term, serious health impacts as a result of contracting the virus. To get the facts, not fiction, about Covid-19 visit…

Urgent – HPBC Want to Know What YOU Think About Our Parks By 14th February

Do you want the Parks in High Peak to have rich, natural, biodiverse areas that protect and help wildlife and pollinators, have native trees, bird boxes, no pesticides? Then you need to complete High Peak Borough Council’s survey on their draft Parks Strategy and Management Plans https://www.highpeak.gov.uk/article/6415/2020—2030-Parks-Strategy  It asks a number of questions, which you can…

Buxton Venues Give Thumbs Up To The Fringe

PRESS RELEASE February 4th 2021 – For immediate release Venues across Buxton and beyond, both indoors and outdoors, have told Buxton Fringe they are ready to welcome Fringe performers this summer. Buxton Fringe is set to make a splash from July 7th to 25th as artists gear up to entertain audiences however they can. Fringe…

Run out of Jigsaws? Age UK Show You How To Get Free Digital Puzzles!

I Age UK Derby & Derbyshire   Is it snowing with you? It is here, up in the High Peak. There is no doubt winter lockdown is proving difficult for many. Finding something to do that’s fun and… See More YOUTUBE.COM

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…

Viral Influencer Video Debunked by FullFact.Org

We were alerted to a viral influencer video that makes an astonishing number of false claims about Covid-19 and the pandemic. We’ve fact checked them one by one Read the fact check http://fullfact.org/…/viral-influencer-video-full-false…

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

Get There Quick!

Vinny is on Buxton Market till around midday today, maybe longer now the sun is shining!   Well worth a visit for lovely fresh fruit and veg.  

Buxton Vaccination Centre Update

We’ve had a check in with Buxton Medical Practice today (09/02/2021) following the announcement last night that over 70’s can book their own vaccines now.  BMP have said it is expected that in Buxton all eligible* over 70’s will receive a text or phone call offering them a vaccine appointment for this Friday at Buxton’s…

Live feed from traffic cameras

Did you know that you can look at live pictures on DCC’s website for 8 traffic cameras on our roads? Great for checking out conditions before you travel if snow is forecast. Here’s what they looked like  yesterday, and here’s the link to page. Stay safe! https://apps.derbyshire.gov.uk/applications/traffic-cameras/traffic-cameras.asp

Guide Dogs Quiz Fundraiser

Guide Dogs Quiz Fundraiser: Get a free quiz pack! Keep quizzing and change a life.

Men, is it time to talk?…

MENTELL offers a safe, confidential space for you to do this. Every Monday 7-9 on zoom. We also like to get involved raising awareness within the community. Would you like a community pack?.. please contact community@mentell.org.uk. #supportingmeninyourcommunity

WHO busting some COVID-19 myths

WHO’s Dr Katherine O’Brien busts some COVID-19 vaccine myths related to infertility, DNA and composition of vaccines here.      

Vaccination Appointment Information

Here is what you should bring to your vaccination appointment For more information about what will happen at your appointment: https://bit.ly/3pNDzij

Michelangelos Valentine’s Day

we are now taking pre orders for Valentine’s Day so we can order from our wonderful butcher Mac Burnham to insure we don’t disappoint you! To book your slot call us on 01298 26640 from tomorrow (Saturday 6th), Sunday and Friday the 12th and Saturday the 13th! Treat yourself and your special someone! https://www.facebook.com/michelangelos.buxton

Wash your Hands with Baby Shark

Teach your child how to wash their hands with the help of Baby Shark!   https://www.facebook.com/WHO/videos

Ipsos Mori is Safe

A number of posts on social media claim that the name of market research company Ipsos MORI translates to ‘they die’ in Latin. A TikTok video being shared widely on Whatsapp warns people this means they will die if they get a Covid-19 test. Other claims on Facebook also warn about the company name.  …

Buxton Wild-Weeks Mini Seminar

Come along to meet those involved and hear about all the exciting activities that are being planned to help our schools and community get wild about Buxton. Buxton Wild Weeks are open for everyone to enjoy. There’s something for everyone whatever your knowledge, skills or time availability, so join this seminar and find out how…

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…

Illumination project for M&S Building

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…

Jorvik Viking Virtual Tour

With restrictions on gatherings, we are not able to host the annual JORVIK Viking Festival in February 2021, so instead, we’ve created a new event that can be accessed entirely online. In Viking times, a ‘Thing’ was a gathering; a place where leaders and warriors could meet and talk. In the 21st century, the term…

BBC Bitesize Lockdown Learning

Lockdown learning next week? Here’s what’s coming up. We’re teaming up with the Royal Shakespeare Company for a special Shakespeare Week! Workout The Wright Way on BBC Two at 8.45am. Primary Bitesize Daily & more on CBBC from 9am.  Secondary Bitesize Daily and Shakespeare with the Royal Shakespeare Company on BBC Two from 1pm. Catch…

Mental Wellbeing Support

It’s easier to look after our mental wellbeing with a plan. Get a plan with free tips and advice from Every Mind Matters. https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/your-mind-plan-quiz  

High Peak Borough Council wants to hear from you

High Peak Borough Council was one of the first 50 areas to be selected to develop a business case for the Government’s £1 billion Future High Street Fund. The purpose of the fund is for Councils and their partners to deliver “transformational and structural changes to address local and national challenges and diversify town centre uses…

Derbyshire County Council Snow update

Our gritting crews will be out in force again this afternoon and in the early hours with another cold night forecast and further snow showers likely, possibly becoming heavier and more prolonged by early morning. As always, we’ll continue to monitor the conditions and are ready to respond. Check out our latest update here https://crowd.in/sfIfLV

Babbling Vagabonds “Capturing a Moment” project

Do you have a memory of Spring Gardens in Buxton? If you do we would love to hear about it. Watch our video to find out more about our project “Capturing A Moment” Your memories will be part of a digital projection that will illuminate one of the shop fronts in Spring Gardens later in…

Pavilion Gardens 150th Anniversary Celebrations

Have you ever taken a picture in Pavilion Gardens? As part of the 150th anniversary celebrations Pavilion Gardens want to create Gallery150, a display of 150 pictures. They are asking members of the public to send in any pictures you may have taken at Pavilion Gardens. Not just seasonal scenery shots, but ones of couples,…

Crossroads Derbyshire- Domestic Abuse Services

If you think you or someone you know is experiencing abuse, help is available. You can reach the Derbyshire Domestic Abuse Helpline by phone on 08000 198 668 or by text on 07534 617 252. They can provide discreet emotional and practical support. http://www.crossroadsderbyshire.org/get-in-touch/?fbclid=IwAR2U7AgqHWhGzVyMNTcJdDaMF9xkPLfVhSwGkEeUwYVgxu36KNYpIWH1LZg

The Chakra Lounge Buxton now delivering!

Indulge yourself in our all-new Valentine’s special: The Royal Maharaja and Maharani Vegan Burgers with the flavorful pink rose drink ‘Gulabo Rani’ (The Queen of the Roses)! Collect in store or get it delivered via Just Eat UK (Buxton) Happy Munching Stay Safe x

Become a vaccination volunteer

Find your role with St John Ambulance vaccination volunteer programme here: https://vaccinationvolunteers.sja.org.uk/roles/?fbclid=IwAR36DrMiET3P_mqCsM9CwI100HAr_ZUqeHyMm1TxFp_idu2gv948nJexg_0

Takeaway Cafes and Restaurants in Buxton

Takeaway at Cafés & Restaurants in Buxton during Lockdown 3.0

Waste Not Want Not name the bear competition!

 

Domestic abuse support

Help is available for domestic abuse. Find support at gov.uk/domestic-abuse

Covid-19 vaccine myths busted

There is no evidence that nanoparticles in Covid-19 vaccines affect fertility read more here: https://fullfact.org/online/covid-vaccine-nanoparticles/?fbclid=IwAR1BwBhON_3Es-9-OKu9dFebXh-WGcmyJB6IgOMKkI2FeE2jnKt2ckRzVA8

Hargreaves of Buxton virtual shopping service

We are here for you with our video calling service. Call us on 01298 23083 Monday to Saturday 1-4pm, so we can get you connected by video chat on your preferred platform – Facebook, Messenger, Zoom or MS Meets.  

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…

Can you help High Peak CVS?

We Need Your Help! High Peak CVS, The Bureau, Glossop and Derbyshire County Council are now working together on a new initiative, aiming to ensure that clear, relevant and up to date information is shared to those that need it across our community. If you are a member of a community, voluntary or faith organisation…

150 Years of the Pavilion Gardens

In August this year Pavilion Gardens will reach its 150th anniversary. As part of plans to mark the occasion we want to bring someone’s idea to life! If you have an idea for an event or an activity to mark the milestone, please let us know and your idea could be part of the celebrations.

People-less Protest Against Selling Hogshaw

This Sunday (07/02/2021)  1:30 PM Lets make it clear to High Peak Borough Council that we don’t want them to sell off our Rec to developers. Due to COVID lockdown we cannot gather in anyway. So we have to be creative. – Make a Placard along the lines of – “Save Hogshaw”, “Hands Off Hogshaw”,…

Shared Sound – Free Community Singing Project.

Love to sing? Maybe you sing in a choir, along to the TV or out loud in the shower? We want to bring together voices from the community, to create a space of connection through singing with our Shared Sound Project. We invite anyone aged 10-100+, whatever your ability, to join us in weekly sessions…

Help Develop BIF programme 2021

Buxton International Festival   We will be announcing our line up for the 2021 Festival very soon. However, as we navigate our way around the issues arising from the COVID-19 pandemic it’s essential that we get your feedback.   We would be very grateful if you could fill in this questionnaire, which takes about 5…

How to Recognise a Vaccination Invitation

Invitations for Vaccinations: How to recognise a genuine invitation and spot scams Sadly there are several scam emails and text messages circulating which imitate invitations to book an appointment for a Covid-19 Vaccination. To help you spot a fake or scam message, please note the following: -Genuine Invitations will NEVER require you to input your…

Winter Woodland Windows

Stone and Water Show us how to make our own window panels Here in Buxton, we had been planning a weekend of lantern walks through the woods in February 2021. It is clearly not a good plan to organise an event like that just now, so we thought we would invite anyone who feels so…

WHO Vaccination Advice

This week’s Science in 5 gives you answers on following questions: -If you already got your COVID-19 vaccine, when the immunity kicks in and how long it lasts -Can you still catch COVID-19 and can you infect others -How long do you need to take precautions after vaccination

Emerge from lockdown…. dancing!

Call out for local participants! Do you want to Emerge from your home dancing? Buxton Opera House are looking for 2 groups from the local community to take part in an exciting new project led by local dance artist, Jennie Le Port. Whether you are an experienced dancer or have only ever tapped a toe…

Financial support for disabled children – The Family Fund

Apply for a grant If you’re raising a disabled or seriously ill child, and need support with essential items, we can helpRead more Around a million families in the UK are raising disabled children Impact of Coronavirus Latest updates on how the Coronavirus is affecting our support to families. Help and support – Coronavirus (COVID-19)…

Try this Vaccine Queue Calculator!

Find it here: https://www.omnicalculator.com/health/vaccine-queue-uk?fbclid=IwAR3KML9326GOl7xP4LidmsSn7FecchCquj8L0kg8HSLIpuBJMUy3sOEdhrA

Lockdown learning with BBC Bitesize

CAMHS – advice for promoting mental wellness in children and young people during lockdown

 

Buxton Fringe 2021 is open for entries

Make a Mind Plan with One You – Take the quiz

Your Mind Plan Answer the 5 questions in this interactive quiz to get top tips and advice for you Now tailored for the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Start quiz

Mentell – New member card

Together, we can make February a more positive month! ⁠ January is always hard to go through, especially with a national lockdown in place. ⁠ ⁠ If you want to improve your mental well-being, talk to Mentell ⁠ ⁠ Our Circles provide a safe and confidential space for men aged 18+ to talk free from advice…

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…

COVID vaccine fraud alert

 The COVID-19 vaccine is free of charge on the NHS. We will never ask for: your bank account or card details your pin or banking password copies of personal documents to prove your identity such as your passport, driving licence, bills or pay slips. For details on how you will be contacted by the NHS…

Light snow but snow problem for the Buxton Market Traders! ON NOW!

Vinny is hopeful that his bananas will be the right colour this week!

Find out which Derbyshire roads have been gritted

Some of us were lucky enough to see the sun for a while today, but it’s set to be a chilly night (29/01), especially in the Peak District where our gritters will be out on the higher routes from 9pm. We’ll be monitoring conditions in case anything changes. https://crowd.in/XhwTG1

Derbyshire Vaccination Programme Information

The NHS Covid-19 vaccination programme is underway Derbyshire’s hospitals and GP practices have begun vaccinating priority patients and staff against COVID-19. Priority is based on age and existing health risks. If you are in a priority group then you are at high risk of getting coronavirus, especially if you have a long-term condition which are…

Help your business grow with ShopAppy

Want to find out more about the ShopAppy scheme? The website allows local businesses to display their goods and services online. ShopAppy runs 5 webinars a week where you can find out more – how it works, how to get started and to ask any questions! For more info: https://crowd.in/ScI5dY

Help Zink Community Club get set up

Exciting News! Zink, the charity that runs High Peak Foodbank, have acquired new premises that will become the Zink Community Hub. We have brought plans forward so we can open in summer and start to address issues like mental health problems, unemployment and isolation especially caused by Covid. Please donate to help get the hub…

How to protect yourself from Covid-19

Hands touch many surfaces and can pick up viruses. Once contaminated, hands can transfer the virus to your eyes, nose, or mouth so you should avoid touching your face in order to prevent the #COVID-19 virus from entering your body. -Healthwatch Derbsyhire

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

Buxton Junior School Cookbook soon on sale!

Soon to be on sale Buxton Junior School lockdown cookbook. During the first lockdown the children got busy cooking and baking and sent in their recipes and photos. The PTFA have put them all together (over 30 recipes) . They will be on sale for £5 with all money raised going towards the school curriculum…

Can you help Buxton Baby Bank?

Do you have any storage space to help Buxton Baby Bank? We have had so many messages offering support and donations. It’s amazing to see the community coming together. As we have had so many people get in touch, I can see this being a much bigger project than I originally expected! I’ve had kind…

Stay healthy with Change4Life

Free resources from Change4Life to keep children happy and healthy during lockdown! Find interactive calendars and ideas for teachers of all primary school years https://campaignresources.phe.gov.uk/schools/topics/our-healthy-year/resources?utm_source=fb_ad&utm_medium=display&utm_campaign=jan21_c4l_edcoms&utm_content=rainbowplate&fbclid=IwAR0ghPAio6w-jNzscX0a6KUo02xvOEZ8UJyK4VrkI6Hg6WF7PgAj1HCXnrM#subscribeModal

Urgent job opportunity at NQIS

**URGENT** **JOB OPPORTUNITY** NQIS (National Quarries Industrial Service) have several positions available as Cabin Cleaners. (you will be sanitizing welfare cabins during a site shutdown) currently 6-8 positions available. hours options are; 6am – 2pm £9.25 weekday – £11.10 Saturday – £12.33 Sunday 2pm – 10pm £9.25 ” ” 10pm – 6am £11.10 weeknight £13.88…

Talk insects with Buxton Field Club live on zoom!

Buxton Field Club’s next talk is on Insects, with Steve Orridge Saturday 6th February at 7.00pm on zoom (link below). Please join us. With approximately one million insects described so far, and maybe another five million to discover, entomology offers a life time of study. With such a vast subject we can only provide a…

Help Us Help You

We’re still here – collecting surplus food for supermarkets – to share with local families via High Peak Foodbank . Today we said a sad farewell to one of our volunteers, Morgause, as she heads back to work next week. Like all our volunteers, she’s been ready to help come rain, shine and snow. If…

Citizen Soil Sampling Science Week

5 – 14 March’21 is Science Week when a collaboration between Serpentine Community Garden Society and Transition Buxton will see up to 100 participants (in pairs) across the town supplied with soil testing kits to take part in a bit of citizen science.   We’d love to see families using this to help children understand…

Emergency Timetables and Changes for High Peak Buses

Due to staffing issues as a result of the Covid emergency, High Peak will be running reduced services from Wednesday 27 January 2021.  The 199 service will now be servicing Fairfield  The Transpeak has reduced to two-hourly services The 442 will be servicing Harpur Hill (Thank you Andrews of Tideswell Coaches) Andrews will be running…

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…

What to do after having the COVID-19 Vaccine

Even if you’ve had your COVID-19 vaccine, it’s important that you continue to follow national restrictions. We don’t yet know if the vaccine prevents transmission – you could potentially still carry and transmit the virus to other vulnerable people, even if you are protected. Find out more here

Derbyshire Carers Online Activities 

We are currently running alternative Support and Cuppa & Chat groups online.   All activities are for Unpaid Carers registered with Derbyshire Carers Association only.   For more information and to book a place please contact Katie Matkin on 07773 173 416 or email Katie.Matkin@derbyshirecarers.co.uk       A MONTHLY VIRTUAL MEMORY LOSS CARERS SUPPORT GROUP Our…

Vaccine Related Scams on the Increase

Important information about the booking link for covid-19 vaccination appointments – With an increase in vaccine-related scams, we understand patients look for ‘nhs.uk‘ links as a sign that they are legitimate but which may be a scam. When the NHS contacts you you will ONLY be asked for a date of birth when booking the…

COVID-19 Vaccination How to and Update

The NHS Covid-19 vaccination programme is underway Derbyshire’s hospitals and GP practices have begun vaccinating priority patients and staff against COVID-19. Priority is based on age and existing health risks. If you are in a priority group then you are at high risk of getting coronavirus, especially if you have a long-term condition which are…

Get Creative with Winter Woodland Windows

Bottle Lanterns for WINTER WOODLAND WINDOWS Here in Buxton, Stone and Water had been planning a weekend of lantern walks through the woods in February 2021. That is clearly not a good event to organise now so we thought we would invite anyone who feels so inspired to bring the woodland into their house and…

HGV Direct to the (Buxton Mountain) Rescue

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 need for this was highlighted recently when we featured on Sky News, having been placed on standby during the recent bad…

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…

Buxton Baby Bank is here to help!

Find them here: https://www.facebook.com/Buxton-Baby-Bank-106546998100879 Thank you for taking the time to check out our page! Buxton Baby Bank is a new project aiming to help local parents and babies in the Buxton area. Wether it be through supplying clothing, and baby care essentials such as nappies and toiletries, or signposting to helpful organisations and charities, we…

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…

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…

Buxton Market is back!

Buxton market After a week of cancelled markets and terrible weather, we are really pleased that the market will be on tomorrow. Vinny’s fresh fruit and veg, Mycocks butchers, Bash’s Olives, Bev with her pet supplies and the Vegan Street Food Van will be there. Hope to see you there.

Citizens Advice Bureau can advise tenants at risk of eviction

Your landlord is responsible for repairs if your rented home is affected by flooding from rain. Check your rights here… http://ow.ly/yuRD50Dfzvt

WHO: Looking after your mental health working from home

If you’re working from home due to COVID-19, look after your mental health by: sticking to regular working hours taking breaks during the day to reduce stress and stay productive

Plea from Buxton Police regarding Buxton Golf Course

Following the recent issues at Buxton Golf Course we have been in contact and will be working closely with club in the future to prevent damages. There has been multiple damages at Buxton Golf Course over the past few months with off road vehicles driving across the course, flags being snapped and dog excrement being…

Crossroads Derbyshire- Domestic Abuse Service

Get in touch with Crossroads Derbyshire Domestic Abuse Service Find more information on their website: http://www.crossroadsderbyshire.org/get-in-touch/?fbclid=IwAR2xmBEkodjO2X9ecuchi8Fv8fwXSmmv-iWU9MZS_IhmQ5LSmxxzVo7gddY If you think you or someone you know is experiencing abuse, help is available. You can reach the Derbyshire Domestic Abuse Helpline by phone on 08000 198 668 or by text on 07534 617 252. They can provide discreet emotional and practical support.…

LDL Cleaning Ltd Service

Looking for a 5 star, trusted cleaning service? Look no further; Call, Email or DM today.

Morrisons School Meal Boxes for Children

Since November, we’ve been working with local schools to provide isolating kids who would normally be eligible for free-school meals with food for breakfast and lunches. Whilst schools remain closed, we continue to offer these School Meal Boxes to those children who need it most. Each box costs £15, and provides at least £15 worth…

FREE Online Family Story Making Workshop!

Into the Woods- A Shared Journey (online event) FREE Family Story Making Workshop with the Babbling Vagabonds Once again we are stranded, the pandemic is ruling our life, but if we could take a walk through the woods what would we find? What creatures are lurking and what stories would we find as we journey…

NHS: Social distancing guidance after vaccination

If you’ve had the COVID-19 vaccine, it’s vital that you continue to follow social distancing guidance. Read the latest guidance here: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/social-distancing/what-you-need-to-do/?fbclid=IwAR3slD8kxv-P_9o0fx_N0OARdwc1ydA_T70VESY4krCMP8CNH8rBfaMFJKg

Support from Derbyshire Careers Association

The lockdown will have brought about new challenges for carers, but Derbyshire Carers Association is still available to support you. They offer many different types of support including: – Information, advice and guidance on a range of Carer issues, including practical and emotional support – Befriending and counselling – Peer support with other Carers to…

Derbyshire Mental Health Helpline and Support Service

Mental health support is now available to Derbyshire residents of all ages through a new mental health helpline and support service. Call 0800 028 0077 – this is a freephone number and calls from landlines or mobiles should be free. The support line is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. https://www.derbyshirehealthcareft.nhs.uk/getting-help/coronavirus-covid-19/mental-health-support-line?fbclid=IwAR3J-pR0JmHadRnmcm6nuSL6L3FtPYPO312dzUvnMkNuP185TfHAUv5JhhI

BBC Bitesize to be data-cost free for BT, EE And Plusnet customers

Customers using BT Mobile, EE, and Plusnet Mobile can use BBC Bitesize content from the end of January without eating into their data allowance. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-55616959?fbclid=IwAR2xmBEkodjO2X9ecuchi8Fv8fwXSmmv-iWU9MZS_IhmQ5LSmxxzVo7gddY

How to sign up to a Mentell online meeting

To sign up to one of our Circles all you have to do is click this link to register: https://www.mentell.org.uk/learn/online-circles ⁠ ⁠ We will always give you the option to speak to someone before attending, just in case you have any initial questions or queries. ⁠ ⁠ You will then have to confirm you are…

Ashley’s window cleaning services

Do you need a window cleaner? Or Any repairs? I’m currently looking for more work in the area to expand my rounds. I’m based on the outskirts of Buxton. I cover Buxton, Whaley, chapel, dove holes, Ashbourne, Bakewell, Matlock and all surrounding towns and villages I’m looking for customers who would like a clean every…

Allied Ahoy! Drivers Volunteer for Vaccine Support

We at Allied taxis would like to help with the current COVID crisis and as such we will be offering a FREE local taxi service for anyone aged over 70+ who is struggling or needs help to get to their appointment for their vaccination in Buxton.   This will be between the hours of 9am…

Community Covid Survey

Could you take this survey and encourage as many people as possible to complete please https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/MDKW93L It’s run by The Bureau for Glossop’s ‘Community Messaging Partnership’ which is seeking to ensure people are getting trustworthy information and feeding back to Public Health the ways they can improve getting their message across.

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…

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…

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…

Ring in to ROFA Remote

Following the rise in cases in Fairfield recently ROFA have taken the decision to close temporarily however help is still on hand!

Text Message Scam Alerts

Watch out for Scams on your text messages. If in doubt find a phone number and ring or google ‘is this text a scam?’ and look for your message. Here’s advice from which.co.uk  

Zoom in on Mentell Mondays

MENTELL MONDAY.. 7-9. Sign up & join a zoom session today! men is it time to talk.. https://www.mentell.org.uk/

New Trade Magazine launching soon

New trade/advertising magazine launching April 2021. E-mail  thehighpeakadvertiser@outlook.com www.thehighpeakadvertiser.co.uk THE APRIL EDITION DEADLINE FOR THE HIGH PEAK ADVERTISER IS FRIDAY 12TH MARCH FOR DISTRIBUTION WEEK COMMENCING 5TH APRIL. 26,004 copies produced every month to Buxton, Chapel-en-le-Frith, Whaley Bridge and over 20 surrounding villages.  

WHO How Not to Wear a Mask

How to wear a fabric mask safely during COVID-19: Don’ts    

Joseph and his Tachnicolour Dreamcoat is coming to a sofa near you!

BBC Radio 2 Join in our huge virtual sing-a-long and get the chance to perform alongside a West End star! Here’s all you need to know to get involved with Musicals: The Greatest Show, coming to Radio 2 and BBC One very soon! https://www.bbc.co.uk/…/take-part-in-musicals-the…

The Guardian reports how the benefits of vaccine roll-out to be seen in weeks- but there is no room for complacency

First fruits of vaccine rollout ‘should be seen in weeks’ Experts agree that the impact of the jab will vary regionally and among different groups 0 A former nightclub has been turned into an NHS vaccination centre in St Albans, Hertfordshire. Photograph: Paul Childs/Reuters Analysts are involved in an urgent effort to gauge the impact of…

La Capris are still delivering!

La Capri’s ………..LaCapris at home……… Tapas Pizza Pasta Cicchetti Burger Paella Vegetarian We have something for everyone Takeaway pick up or delivery were ready for you. To secure your slot message us here or ring the team on 01298 71392 Saturday 4.30pm – 9.00pm Have you tried our Sunday roasts? We have Roast Beef, Orange…

BBC Bitesized- a varied menu for home- learners!

 

Morrisons Click and Collect and doorstep delivery

We’re here for you. There are now more ways to shop with us than ever. Our Click & Collect service is really easy to use, simply order online, choose your collection slot, and head to your local store collection point. #ClickAndCollect #HereForYou Our Doorstep Delivery service is here for anyone unable to get to the…

Minion Kevin joins Red Riding Hood for a jaunt up to Harpur Hill!

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! https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/jason-baird2…

Vaccine or virus? Which is safer?

NHS Covid-19 vaccine information

The COVID-19 vaccines work by teaching your immune system how to defend itself against attack from the virus. Read more important information and FAQs here: nhs.uk/covidvaccine

Advertising opportunity in the Buxton Junior School cookbook!

Last lockdown the kids at Buxton Junior School sent in recipes with photos of all the delicious things they had been cooking/baking. This lockdown we want to get it printed and made in to a cook book to raise funds for the PTFA. If you have a local business that you would like to advertise…

Do you have or need any spare IT equipment?

Do you have any Spare or unused IT equipment – if so list it here and put it to good use! www.spare-it.co.uk Search for devices available near you on their website.

Notice from Derbyshire LMC about the COVID vaccination programme

Practices are getting inundated with queries and complaints about the COVID vaccination programme. Please note, Practices do not control: 1) the vaccine supply chain- cancellations will happen if vaccine stocks don’t arrive. We are as frustrated about this as you are. 2) the priority groups i.e. the order of who can be vaccinated. We are…

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…

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…

Statement from Chris Whitty- HM Chief Medical Officer on National alert levels

Press release Statement from Chief Medical Officer Professor Chris Whitty on national alert levels Chief Medical Officer, Professor Chris Whitty writes about the UK’s battle with Covid-19. Department of Health and Social Care We have faced several grave moments during our battle against coronavirus. But right now, the country is perhaps facing the most serious…

Buxton’s first COVID Vaccination Hub

Buxton Medical Practice We are now able to invite the first wave of patients for a covid vaccination at the Buxton vaccination based here at Buxton Medical Practice. Patients will be contacted either by phone or text to book their appointment. It is vitally important that you wait for us to contact you for your…

Chris Hill Community Sports take to You Tube – take a look!

Check out their channel! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7TaKx0-LR90V8wvY3kOhdg?fbclid=IwAR0SCjROUsL9xUmimIjdNXeuhsu96nfOcWaVmlqtJuarHN-p16ooJvoa4ss  

Red Riding Hood comes to town in aid of PAPYRUS suicide prevention for young people

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! https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/jason-baird2…

Advice on the COVID vaccine and how to stay safe, protect the NHS and help prevent tighter restrictions

Joined Up Care Derbyshire website provides information about the COVID-19 vaccine, including frequently asked questions, information flyers and daily county vaccination programme updates. https://bit.ly/35iF53O Remember to still follow the “hands, face, space” rule even after receiving the vaccine. Visit their website: https://joinedupcarederbyshire.co.uk/public-info-covid-19/covid-19-vaccine?fbclid=IwAR1WNwhrD5s0h1KhMZH7RLnTiCYf1rCfMBHcFM1P9PHzhu_EzB4BXEpBoUU

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.

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 

Bicycle recycling scheme- helping those who can’t get on the road by fixing a donated bike for free!

Do you have an old bike you no longer need, are you considering taking it to the tip or scrapping it? Please reconsider, your bike may have parts which can be used to help keep others rolling. I’m starting a project where I will supply second hand bike parts free of charge much like the…

Free transport to your vaccine appointment

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…

Morrisons issue new face covering rules

LGBTQI+ – come and join the conversation!

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…

Free online learning resources for children!

Oak National Academy Online Classroom Nearly 10,000 free video lessons, resources and activities, covering most subjects, from Reception to Year 11 Find Lessons

COVID Vaccination first priority groups explained

Buxton Street by Street volunteers deliver food to those most in need again!

While we may not be delivering as many food parcels this time round – we are still out and about helping schools and families. This week our gallant delivery team has distributed 25 food parcels and collected 10 trolleys full of surplus food from Aldi UK The surplus food is taken to High Peak Foodbank…

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…

COVID Vaccine Information – your questions answered.

CONNEX offer of transport to COVID vaccination appointments

If you’re offered an appointment for a covid test, but are worried about getting there – call Connex 01298 23970 – they will try to arrange a lift for you

Lockdown learning

Peak Ascent Cycles has some fantastic bikes to kick start your new year!

Get back into gear for the new year with Peak Ascent Cycles. We hope you’ve all had a very relaxing Christmas break. We’re kicking off the new year with these four bikes on a budget to help you shift those Christmas calories. We have three Forme Mountain Bikes – The Curbar 1 MTB at £600,…

Ideas for happiness and wellbeing during the pandemic!

Snow Art ideas!

MENTELL Monday 7-9, offers a safe, confidential space for men to talk/listen via zoom at present. If, as a community you would like some promo materials please inbox me.. it’s all about raising awareness or if you would like to volunteer https://www.mentell.org.uk/

Stewart Medical Centre being offering vaccines at the Buxton Vaccination Hub

Stewart Medical Centre We have now begun inviting the first wave of patients for a covid vaccination at the Buxton vaccination hub based at Buxton Medical Practice on Temple Road. Patients will be contacted either by phone or text to book their appointment. It is vitally important that you wait for us to contact you…

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…

Hargreaves have the perfect real time shopping solution: Meet your personal shopper!

Hargreaves and Son Limited Welcome to our new live stream personal shopper! During lockdowns we can offer a personal shopping experience whilst our doors are closed via Facebook Messenger video chat from the comfort and safety of your home. One of our team will personally be able to take you around our store to view…

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…

Dealing with Dental Pain

You can get help with dental pain even if you don’t have a dentist. Get tips for managing pain at home here –  https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/toothache/   Salt water (do not swallow salt water!) Boil kettle Dissolve tablespoon of salt in cup of hot water. Let cool to Luke Warm Gently Swish and Spit

Driving in the Snow – Advice

Capris Welcomes back Weekends

Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday Tapas, Pizzas, Pastas, Paella , Burgers, delicious starters and sides plus desserts as well as a local delivery service …..make lockdown a little more interesting by having some yummy food to look forward to! We can cater for all dietary requirements, please contact us. All food made using the finest…

Mentell Advice – You don’t have to tell, we listen too

When we asked our members: What advice would you give to a new member who has hasn’t experienced an online circle yet? ⁠ ⁠ Here are a few of the responses: ⁠ ⁠ ‘My advice to new members would be if you have registered to join a circle despite your fears and concern please try…

Turn your Games Console into a Computer

Instructions on turning your console into a pc have been sent out by schools to help with home learning. If you need a keyboard please look / ask on the following recycling sites or email us and we may be able to help… Freegle Rehomed Buxton Buxton Recycled Alternatively Buxton Argos is open to click…

Libraries News Update

In line with current government guidance our libraries are open for our book and borrow service. Our free e-lending and online service and the home library service are also continuing. Read more here  

Help Dove Cat Sanctuary rehouse Older Cats

Dove Cat Sanctuary has had requests for help in homing older cats. This is where the elderly owner’s of the cats have had to go into care homes and can no longer look after their much loved pets. Anyone interested in offering a loving home to one of these cats please get in touch…. Photos…

Getting ready for Spring time

Here at Radio Derby we have had an idea that we want you to get on board with We want to spread some positivity and help you get creative Let’s get some daffodils in our windows! The flowers signify strength and resilience as well as being a sign of hope and new beginnings Find out…

Buxton Street by Street swing into action again!

Please get in touch if you wish to register your help during this next lockdown or if you are isolating or shielding and need support with shopping, a friendly call- telephone befriending, transport to a medical appointment, emergency supplies or dog walking. PLEASE stay safe, follow the scientific guidelines and together as we did before..…

NHS guidance for people who are clinically extremely vulnerable (CEV)

Advice for people at high risk from coronavirus (shielding) If you’re at high risk (clinically extremely vulnerable) from coronavirus (COVID-19), you’re advised to take extra steps to protect yourself. Information:This advice is for people who have received a letter from the NHS or their GP saying they’re clinically extremely vulnerable. If you’re not sure if…

Help with children’s and young people’s data usage costs during home-schooling

https://get-help-with-tech.education.gov.uk/internet-access  

CONNEX is here through this next journey together

Hard to know what to put for our first post of 2021. But we’ll be with you all the way. Call us on 01298 23970 or 01335 348600. #support #charity #community #buxtonstreetbystreet #PeaksandDales #newyear

Be aware of scammers and vaccination message

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…

Which? review hand sanitisers and provide efficacy results

Hand sanitiser gels sold online fail Which? tests Three of the 18 hand sanitisers tested didn’t contain enough alcohol to effectively kill the COVID-19 virus or other germs By Hannah Fox4 Dec 2020 Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare by email Independent Which? tests have revealed that some alcohol-based hand sanitisers contain a fraction of the…

Blythe House receive donations following the Living Advent Calendar events across Buxton this Christmas!

A huge THANK-YOU to everyone involved with this year’s Living Advent Calendar. Your donations will help Blythe House continue with their vital work supporting people with life limiting and terminal illnesses 🙂

10% discount for NHS workers, teachers, school staff and Blue Light card holders at Morrisons

Nurses and Doctors share how they are struggling to cope with the worsening COVID-19 crisis

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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…

Being at home shouldn’t mean being at risk of abuse- where to go for help

Details of the £4.6 billion Government business support and self-employment grants

Information on Click and Collect services

Some services and click and collect shops who were closed in March are able to continue in this lockdown, for example Argos is doing click and collect at the store entrance and specsavers appointments are continuing with this guidance https://www.specsavers.co.uk/…/your-new-store-experience? Explore Buxton have been ace at updating us on the changes so keep your eyes…

Check the Highway Code’s advice on driving in snowy conditions

Click on the link to see some important advice on driving safely in ice and snow https://www.highwaycodeuk.co.uk/icy-and-snowy-weather.html  

Chris Hill Sports announce temporary closure in Tier 5

Following tonight(4/1/21) announcement, all of sessions will closing (in person) for now We will keep everyone updated as soon as we are able via different platforms. Scary times as a small business as it is for many others . Thanks for your patience, kind words and support And too all the fab CHCS Coaches –…

Delay to the start of term for Buxton schools

From High Peak Live: High Peak Junior School is first to close for another two weeks. Fairfield Juniors in Buxton Derbyshire will not open tomorrow as planned. The school will in fact move to online teaching for pupils for the next two weeks. Headteacher Mrs Parkes says “I’m very sorry but looking at the staffing…

Primary school places – apply now!

From Derbyshire County Council: Choosing the right school is an important decision for your child. Apply now for your child’s primary, infant or junior school place before the 15 January 2021 deadline https://crowd.in/o1JPwp  

Blythe House announce totals for money raised during the Jingle Bell Jog!

We are VERY EXCITED to let you know that the Jingle Bell Jog Reimagined has raised over £21,000 for local hospice care! Thank you SO much to everyone who was involved – including local companies providing sponsorship or gifts in kind; our volunteers; and of course, everyone who took part! Becca Gregory, fundraising and events…

The big birdwatch!

Big Garden Birdwatch Join us 29 – 31 January SIGN UP Enjoy an hour with nature and discover the wildlife on your doorstep Sign up for all you need to take part, including your free guide, help with identifying what you see and expert advice on feeding the birds. Plus, you’ll also receive 20% off in…

Tier 4- Stay at Home

Mental Health and winter lockdowns

Suicide and COVID-19 restrictions; find support here:

Tier 4 should not mean more tears… Domestic abuse support is available

Make becoming a Dimentia Friend one of your New Years resolutions!

Don’t drink/drug and drive

From Buxton Police: Another drug driver taken to custody this evening, the vehicle also had no insurance so will be seized. A big thankyou to the Old Hall Hotel in Hope, for their coffees that kept us warm whilst waiting for recovery! #buxtonsnt #staysafestayhome #DontDrinkDrugDrive #DontDrinkNDrive #DontGetWrecked #seized

Bin collections disrupted by the weather – rescheduled

Jingle Bell Jog

From Blythe House Hospice: We are VERY EXCITED to let you know that the Jingle Bell Jog Reimagined has raised over £21,000 for local hospice care! Thank you SO much to everyone who was involved – including local companies providing sponsorship or gifts in kind; our volunteers; and of course, everyone who took part! Becca…

Dementia Friends

From Dementia Friends: Highlight #3: Today’s highlight has to be the words of wisdom you’ve shared with us over the last year. Your tips, ‘small wins’ and Dementia Friends actions inspire us every day.  

Buxton Weather Watch

From Buxton Weather Watch: After heavy snow expected last night, substantial travel impacts likely. Please consult our page / local authorities for road & travel updates during this time.  

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…

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…

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 –…

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…

Avoid the Three C’s

There are certain places where COVID-19 spreads more easily:  Crowded places  Close-contact settings  Confined and enclosed spaces Avoid the  Cs.  

Blythe House Community Volunteer Programme

Blythe House Community Volunteers continue to provide support with light tasks and companionship to local people who are affected by life-limiting illness, bereavement or the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Someone we have recently been able to help said: ‘Thank you for wonderful support. The phone calls were a boost! The help I received from [the volunteer]…

Mentell Circles Back Monday

If you struggled this Christmas, we encourage you to talk about it. ⁠ ⁠ Every man deserves the opportunity to talk about how they are feeling. ⁠ ⁠ We are back hosting our Circle on Monday 4th January, 7-9pm ⁠ ⁠ During our Circles we pass around a virtual ‘ball’ which allows each person to…

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…

High Street Funding hope for Buxton

£830 million funding boost for high streets Funding from the Future High Streets Fund to help 72 areas in England to recover from the pandemic and deliver ambitious regeneration plans. Published 26 December 2020 From: Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government, The Rt Hon Rishi Sunak MP, and The Rt Hon Robert Jenrick MP The government…

Christmas in the Community deliver hope this year!

Christmas for the community   Thank you so much to everyone who helped yesterday, and super thank you to everyone who has donated and given to this event in the past 6 years! Without all your help, and support it wouldn’t be what it is. Yesterday at the The Tradesmans Entrance Cafe Ltd we served…

Alzheimer’s support with Talking Point

Crossroads Derbyshire- supporting victims of domestic abuse throughout Christmas and beyond

Crossroads Derbyshire The festive season is a happy time for many, but for anyone living with domestic abuse, the risks increase over Christmas. If you think you or someone you know is suffering abuse, help is available. Please phone the National Domestic Abuse Helpline on 0808 2000 247. The free helpline is confidential, non-judgemental and…

Blythe House Hospice Care and Helen’s Trust

Blythe House Hospicecare and Helen’s Trust 2hluttl4i SDecdpeombgcenrts atS ohou10iodl:df5redal9  ·  As we get set to celebrate Christmas, you may be thinking of a loved one who is sadly no longer here, and remembering them at this special time with fond memories of love, laughter and joy. You can pay a unique tribute to the person that you’re missing…

Hacienda New Years Eve online event!

31 THURSDAY, 31 DECEMBER 2020 AT 02:00 UTC The Hacienda 24 Hour House Party NYE Thursday, 31 December 2020 at 02:00 UTC Public · Hosted by FAC 51 The Hacienda, justin robertson and 12 others Online event http://unitedwestream.co.uk/ The Haçienda 24 Hour House Party NYE FAC 51 The Haçienda is throwing another Haçienda House Party with award winning…

Recent Links to South Africa? Please Quarantine Now

If you have travelled to South Africa in the last two weeks, or been in contact with anyone who has, please isolate straight away. If you need help to do this please visit https://bsbs.helpnextdoor.co.uk/ and request help with shopping etc or food support. T Thank you. Find out more about the new ‘South African’ variant…

Travel Guidance and Christmas Bubbles

It is vital that we each take personal responsibility this Christmas to limit the spread of the virus and protect our loved ones, particularly if they are vulnerable. One in three people with coronavirus (COVID-19) have no symptoms and will be spreading it without realising it. So the safest way to celebrate Christmas this year is…

Tis the Seasons

Merry Christmas to the fine folk of Buxton and beyond! As we all know this year has been filled with challenges and obstacles for people to overcome – us included! Hoping to open way back in March, we have sadly had to postpone opening our little craft ale and wine bar so we can keep…

Buxton Market Christmas Update

A massive Shout Out of thanks to all the traders new and old on Buxton Market who have helped us carry on shopping safely since March no matter what the weather! Have a great Christmas Break 🎅🤩🎅🤩 … Merry Christmas to all our wonderful traders and customers. Thanks for supporting Buxton Markets in what has…

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…

WHO confirm Santa is Immune

If a child in your life is worried that Santa Claus might not be able to travel and deliver presents due to COVID-19, Dr Maria Van Kerkhove can provide reassurance: is immune.

Latest COVID Data for High Peak

A statement from the Office of Robert Largan MP After the increase in cases last week, I’m pleased to report that the latest figures show a fall in cases in the High Peak. Our rolling case rate has fallen by 33.6% to 98.2 per 100,000 with most of the High Peak seeing cases fall, including…

Give someone a bell this Christmas

From Together:This Christmas will be tough for many, but let’s make sure no one has to feel alone. Give someone a bell this Christmas. Ring them, ring their doorbell or join the #Christmasevejingle. Let’s share #ChristmasTogether. @RoyalVoluntaryService  

Russell Kane: An Essex Christmas Carol – live stream, tonight at 8 pm!

From Russell Kane: An Essex Christmas Carol. 8pm live. Starts by 8:03pm. 45 mins total. Inspired by Charles Dickens, tightwad Gary Screw receives a visit from his deceased garage-business partner, Jack Marley who tells Basoldon-based Gary he’s about to get mugged off by three ghosts on Christmas Eve – but can Gary see the error…

Make some noise on New Year’s Eve

In memory of those who have died this year from Covid.  

Helping Hands, Buxton – opening hours

Don’t forget we are OPEN tomorrow, Tuesday 22nd and Wednesday 23rd December 9:30-3pm for Christmas gifts for your families at THE SOURCE CAFE, TERRACE ROAD, BUXTON We’re open to anyone who needs financial help with Christmas this year for whatever reason; furlough, UC, low income, minimum wage or anyone referred by social services or other…

Christmas Eve Jingle 2020

On Christmas Eve, let’s join in at 6pm and help to send Santa on his way. Go outside and ring by a bell, make as much noise as possible for 2 minutes. It’s something magical for the Children and Adults alike. Lets make it special for everyone xxxx  

Harpur Hill Living Advent Calendar – Window 22

From Rachel Harrison: Shortest day has passed, days are starting to get longer, but it will still be dark for tonight’s window to shine! WINDOW 22 132 Harpur Hill Road Switch on 6.30pm

Buxton Crescent Heritage Experiences – yellow dot sale!

From Buxton Crescent Heritage Experiences: YELLOW DOT SALE! *20% off ALL Christmas stock* This week in Buxton Visitor Centre Opening hours this week: Mon 21st, 10am – 4pm Tue 22nd, 10am – 4pm Wed 23rd, 10am – 4pm Thu 24th, 10am – 2pm, early closing Fri 25th – Friday 1st Jan – CLOSED Sat 2nd…

Cruse bereavement support in High Peak

From High Peak CVS: Bereavement and grief is hard at any time, but over Christmas it can be an incredibly difficult time for many. If you need support over the holiday period there are plenty of options available. Our friends at Cruse Bereavement Care have put together some help and advice for dealing with grief…

Pharmacy Christmas opening times – Buxton

Palace Hotel, Buxton – Christmas opening

From The Palace Hotel, Buxton: Following the latest government announcement we are open for key and essential travel accommodation only. We are able to accept guests visiting family for the nights of the 24th and 25th December only. Providing you are staying as one household and not from a tier 4 area. Our restaurant and…

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…

Mentell Monday – spaces still available

There are still seats available at our online Circle tomorrow night All you have to do is install Zoom if you haven’t got it already, then find a private space where you feel comfortable to talk. Please note there is no obligation to share. Whether you want to talk or simply listen to others, we…

Morrisons Tier 3 Christmas opening times and doorstep delivery

We know many of you will have had your Christmas plans affected by the government announcement yesterday. We’d like to ensure you know it’s safe to shop in our stores and the different ways you can shop with us. – To make shopping safer face coverings will be worn in our stores in line with…

Indian Palace Buxton share changes to their opening times

Indian Palace Notice For Christmas Dinner: Unfortunately as buxton has been put under tier 3 lockdown again we will be unable to serve customers for Christmas dinner to dine in the restaurant as a alternative we can bring the meal to you or you can collect it. People who have booked for Christmas dinner can…

Bin the uncertainty! Find your bin day over the Christmas break

High Peak Borough Council Make sure you stay up to date with your bin collections this Christmas by visiting our website. Collections of brown and black bins due on Christmas Day, Monday 28th December and New Year’s Day have been rearranged. Green-lidded bin collections will be suspended from Monday 21st December to Friday 1st January.…

UK Government extends Furlough and the Job Retention Scheme

Chancellor extends furlough and loan schemes The furlough scheme has been extended until the end of April 2021 with the government continuing to contribute 80% towards wages – giving businesses and employees across the UK certainty into the New Year, the Chancellor announced today. Published 17 December 2020 certainty for millions of jobs and businesses…

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

Morrisons Pick Up Packs for £1 offer essentials for those who are struggling

At Morrisons, Pick up Packs are full of the things food banks really need. They’re available for you to buy and donate in store for as little as £1, so through your kindness, no one’s left behind this Christmas. #Morrisons #Christmas #MakingChristmasSpecial

Grants for pubs that mainly serve alcohol during Tier 3

High Peak Borough Council Wet led Pubs Christmas Support Payment is now available. These grants are for pubs that mainly serve alcohol rather than provide food and have been severely impacted over the festive season due to temporary local restrictions. Find out more and apply https://www.highpeak.gov.uk/Coronavirus-Business…

Buxton Crescent Heritage Experience and Tier 3

Buxton Crescent Heritage Experiences   The announcement of Derbyshire remaining in Tier 3 means that, while the Pump Room will continue to open until Christmas Eve, we will have to keep the Buxton Visitor Experience in the Crescent closed for the rest of the year. Keeping the new attraction mothballed during lockdown reminds us of…

Harpur Hill Window Calendar reveals more magic for passers by!

   

Pie Society Christmas Dinner Deliveries

Limited time slots left for your delivered Xmas dinner Xmas day 12-4 Have a stress free Xmas day and let us worry about the cooking Free delivery between 12 & 2 Collection 12 till 4 £15 one course £20 two course £25 three courses PRE ORDERS & DEPOSIT ESSENTIAL Message the Pie Society for any…

Mentell Christmas Help

We are officially on the run up to Christmas! How are you feeling during this time of the year? When you are surrounded by so much joy, it can heighten anxiety and depression. It is easy to then fall into a guilty frame of mind. You then become very conscious of dampening the mood of…

Harpur Hill Living Advent Calendar Day 17

A most colourful window for Day 17 of the Living Advent Calendar courtesy of 12 Nettleton Lane 🙂  

Update from the Safer Neighbourhood Team

It was an early start this morning for SNT officers! Three juveniles have been arrested and taken to Chesterfield Custody, where they are currently being interviewed. This is in relation to an incident on 30th November 2020, where a building was broken into at Pavilion Gardens and a window was smashed at the Leisure Centre.…

Buxton Visitor Centre Open for Last Minute Gifts

Buxton Visitor Centre is currently open, despite being in Tier 3 at the moment, (we’re open under non-essential retail), so, for any last minute Christmas Shopping, we’re here!  

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…

Get your Christmas Eat Treats Tomorrow on the Market

It’s Buxton Markets special food and drink market on Saturday and the forecast looks good so come and shop local and buy some Xmas gifts  

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…

Deadline for Childcare Support Approaching

If you’re a parent who is eligible for 30 hours childcare a week, make sure to check if your code is still valid. If you applied more than 3 months before term starts, you’ll have to reconfirm your eligibility.   The deadline for autumn term is 31 Dec. Find out more: https://crowd.in/P6TlfC      

Sir Ian McKellen says he feels ‘euphoric’ after receiving coronavirus vaccine

One time Sir Ian McKellen is right to ignore his own advice to ‘Keep it secret, keep it safe’. We hope that his sharing news that he has received the covid 19 vaccine will encourage others to follow suit… The Lord of The Rings star, 81, was photographed having the jab, which was administered to him…

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…

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…

CONNEX Community Support receive some very well-deserved feedback!

Connex Community Support · “I want to thank everyone at Connex for all their kindness and thoughtfulness during the “lockdown”. Thanks for the phone calls, the sweet little notes and especially for the marigold seeds which are growing well.…Once again many thanks to you all for everything you do. Keep up the good work. It is…

Morrisons are still offering Christmas Click and Collect services- here’s how to do it!

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…

Derbyshire County Council’s Winter Support Scheme

Update from Derbyshire County Council about the Winter support grant: If you are a family on a low income you could get food vouchers for your children over the Christmas period. The money to pay for these vouchers has come from the government through its COVID-19 winter grant scheme which is over and above the…

Stay warm this winter- here are some useful tips…

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…

NHS will contact you if you are eligible to be vaccinated

The first phase of the NHS Covid-19 vaccination programme has started. When it is the right time people will receive an invitation to come forward. For most people this will be a letter, either from their GP or the national NHS. Please do not contact the NHS to get an appointment until you get this…

Windows (and days) 15 and 16 of the beautiful Harpur Hill community advent calendar!

 

The Derbyshire Community Directory

From High Peak Community Volunteer Service: The High Peak works best when it works together! The Derbyshire Community Directory is a fabulous resource, entirely free of charge, that brings information about all the amazing community and voluntary organisations across the County together in one easy to use, central website. Whether you are looking for information…

Harpur Hill Living Advent Calendar – number 13

Harpur Hill Living Advent Calendar – lucky number 13!

13 is a lucky number for tonight’s window reveal! WINDOW 13 4 Ferneydale Avenue Switch on 6.30pm

Stars Cafe opening hours this weekend

We will be back open Saturday and Sunday for takeaway only for now. From 11am Come and grab, a turkey, stuffing and cranberry bap, and a slice of our homemade cheesecake with our signature luxury hot chocolate. Festive choices available also.

Save Our Venues event

Morrisons release Christmas Click and Collect slots!

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…

Night 11 and 12 of the amazing window advent calendar in Harpur Hill!

   

Help Action for Children whilst enjoying a virtual Christmas party!

Morrisons Deliver Christmas Dinner for Two

We’re delivering Christmas dinner to your doorstep to make sure anyone who’s self isolating this Christmas can still enjoy a festive feast to remember. With all you need to enjoy a four course dinner, complete with wine and Christmas crackers for two, you can order our Christmas Dinner Box for less than £20 via our…

Chocolatey Christmas Cheer from Allied Taxis

This year has been a really tough one for us all. We at Allied Taxis decided that we would like to give something back to the local community so we had a collection in the office and with a kind donation of £35 from Morrisons in Chapel en le Frith we have delivered 144 selection…

Help out the High Peak Youth Forum

Working in Partnership, Derbyshire County Council and High Peak CVS are setting up a local Youth Forum to give young people the opportunity to voice their opinions of what is needed across the High Peak – click here for full details. The first forum meetings will take place on the 16th and 17th December To…

Applications for Primary, Infant or Junior school places open

Is your child due to start school in September 2021? Apply for their primary, infant or junior school place now It’s quick and easy and can be done through our website. Find out more and apply here https://crowd.in/rfFb9o

Buxtonians – A Never Ending Story

Finally, at last! Buxtonians “a never ending story” is now complete and available for purchase at the price of £9.99 . Watch this space for updates on where its available from this weekend.  Thanks for all the support! – Yvonne This never ending story includes a piece about Buxton’s response to Covid 19 and Buxton…

Harpur Hill Count Down to Christmas

We are 11 days in to the Harpur Hill living window advent calendar and the windows are looking fabulous! Join the page if you’d like to see the daily window and learn how to join the fundraising efforts. Well done Window Dressers, they look stunning … Welcome to our first ever living advent calendar. Each…

The ‘Christmas Star’ is Born

This is truly a once in a lifetime event – or more accurately a once in many lifetime events. Jupiter and Saturn will be extremely close as in – view them both in the eyepiece. Without visual aid they will almost look like a single very bright star – some are calling this the Christmas…

Whaley Winter Tales

High Peak Crafts bring a much needed tonic for Christmas £5 per person – Book Here The nights are getting longer and the days are getting colder, so what better way to warm your heart than an evening of seasonal storytelling set to entrancing shadow puppetry. From frozen landscapes to roaring fires and even a…

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…

Food Hardship Help Continues

Working with High Peak Foodbank we’ve had some terrific donations from local supermarkets Aldi UK and Morrisons as well as from individuals and local groups. Thank you to all of you and  Unite Federal Mogul branch for their very generous donation of goods – washing powder, toiletries and pet food – as well as food,…

Market Supervisor Needed for Buxton Market

Buxton Markets CIC are now recruiting a Market Supervisor Buxton Markets CIC is seeking a Market Supervisor to manage the set-up, running and take down of their Tuesday and Saturday markets. The key responsibilities of the job are to: • Manage the team that sets up and takes down the stalls. • Liaise with traders…

Helping Hands Pop Up Shop

We’re pleased to say Helping Hands @ The Source Cafe on Terrace Road will be open this Saturday, 12th December from 9:30-14:30. Here to serve those who are struggling financially this year to provide for their families for whatever reason. This could be furlough, financial insecurity, unemployment, UC etc. If you are in this category…

Buxton Christmas Market

Come along and buy your Xmas pressies from our wonderful local traders #markettraders #shoplocal #buxton #christmasmarket #peakdistrict  

Crossroads Derbyshire take their first collection of donated toys from Morrisons- more donations until the 16th of December welcome!

First pick up of toys for Crossroads Derbyshire thanks to everyone who’s donated so far and espically to FOSA anyone who still wants to donate we are collecting new toys untill the 16th December!

High Peak Foodbank update:

Working with High Peak Foodbank we’ve had some terrific donations from local supermarkets Aldi UK and Morrisons as well as from individuals and local groups. If you, or anyone you know, would like a little extra help please do get in touch. Thank you to our friends in Unite Federal Mogul branch for their very…

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

Host a FROZEN event with Hannah Banana Parties

From Hannah Banana Parties: Two businesses that have suffered due to lockdown really need your support – we would love to visit your residential area and spread some cheer! If you are part of a residents association and you believe your neighbours would enjoy this treat, why not contact your local council to see what…

Friends of Buxton Station at the National Community Rail Awards

From Friends of Buxton Station: Facebook Friends, please support us at the National Community Rail Awards online event on 9 December, this Wednesday evening. It is not a Zoom thing, but more of a video presentation for an hour or so. We are up for three Awards and our Mini-saga Challenge features significantly. Help us…

Mentell Monday

From Mentell: Suicide is the leading cause of death for men under 50 and 75% of all suicides in the UK are male.⁠ ⁠ These statistics are terrifying to read and exemplify why we do what we do. ⁠ ⁠ Why is it that men are less likely to ask for help?⁠ ⁠ Why is…

Pampers – on offer in Waitrose

   

Jingle Bell Jog for Blythe House

From Blythe House Hospice Care: A HUGE and HOLLY JOLLY THANK YOU to everyone who has taken part in our Jingle Bell Jog Reimagined today! It has been wonderful to see all of your smiling Santa faces in photos and videos from across the High Peak and much further afield! Keep your photos coming in,…

Pound Per Delivery at The Chakra Lounge

From The Chakra Lounge: We are disappointed. Disappointed because we do not get to have you over at The Chakra Lounge for delicious meals and delightful chatter due to the lockdown. Disappointed that our initiatives such as Pound Per Table cannot reach its full potential! But did we mention that we are resolute as well?…

Christmas in the Community

From Christmas in the Community: The bookings are coming in for Christmas day delivery As well as a dinner we will be supplying a Christmas gift bag which will have a small number of gifts in it such as chocolates, some toiletries and some other items – everyone needs to have something at Christmas .…

#16DaysOfActivism – Day 11

From Domestic abuse support in Derbyshire: It’s day 11 of #16DaysOfActivism. Watch the video by Crossroads Derbyshire to hear a survivor story of someone who witnessed and experienced domestic abuse. Voiced by a member of their children’s team. Sam was referred to Crossroads Derbyshire when she was 15 years old. Her mum had been in a…

Morrisons – free school meal home delivery

From Morrisons: Our Chorley store has been busy delivering our school packs to isolating children.   If you have children in your school isolating due to Covid-19, who would usually receive free school meals, we will deliver our school packs directly to children at home. These packs include enough food for 7 days of breakfast,…

Happy #InternationalVolunteerDay from Buxton International Festival

From Buxton International Festival: Happy #InternationalVolunteerDay! We are immensely grateful for the incredible support of our volunteers. You make the Festival extra-special and we truly appreciate the energy, ideas and enthusiasm you bring to the team.

Buxton Civic Association – we couldn’t do it without you!

From Buxton Civic Association: Today is #InternationalVolunteerDay a day to recognise the commitment and passion that all our volunteers give to look after the heritage and environment of #Buxton. Thank you to everyone who volunteers for BCA. We couldn’t do what we do without you!    

Helping Hands – donations please

Thank you to all of you who’ve donated items to Helping Hands so far, you’re amazing. We have had a few donations of money given, to enable us to fill the gaps in presents to ensure we cater for all ages groups. We’ve used these donations to purchase multi store gifts cards which we’ve been…

Buxton and the High Peak see the positive effects in new Covid cases through lockdown #2

Christmas markets in Castleton!

Happy 1st December from Castleton Things may be a little different this festive season, but we’ll still continue to bring a slice of the Peak District & Derbyshire into your home In the meantime, help us spread some festive magic by supporting local businesses at our virtual Christmas Market: ow.ly/2SKR50CynrQ

University students urged to get a free test prior to returning home for Christmas

If your kids are coming home from uni, remind them to get a free coronavirus test before they head back. If the test is negative they should travel home between 3-9 Dec to avoid contracting the virus later and having to self-isolate for 14 days which may mean they can’t get home for Christmas. https://crowd.in/5CLDAe…

Another Elf Day for Morrisons in aid of the Alzheimer’s Society- keep the donations coming!

Morrisons Buxton Community Champion   · Another #ElfDay over thanks to everyone who joined in or donated money donation table still set up so still time to donate or via my just giving page https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/elfday-robertharrison

Buxton Cricket club shout out for new members to join the team!

New players needed for the new 4th team starting next April. Here are the ‘The Originals’, the first Buxton 3rd team in 2014. New players came from hockey, rugby, Dads and juniors. After months of lockdown and tiers why not get out and play. Newcomers welcome. Contact bobinbuxton@gmail.com

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…

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…

Shop local… shopAppy!

 

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…

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…

Update on the Helping Hands initiative- gift cards are a perfect way to spread the love this Christmas!

Thank you to all of you who’ve donated items to Helping Hands so far, you’re amazing. We have had a few donations of money given, to enable us to fill the gaps in presents to ensure we cater for all ages groups. We’ve used these donations to purchase multi store gifts cards which we’ve been…

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)

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

Michaelangelo’s is 25!

Girl’s football with Chris Hill Community Sports

Buxton Fringe opens for entries!

Buxton Fringe opens for entries! PRESS RELEASE November 24th 2020 – For immediate release Buxton Fringe opens for entries for its 2021 festival on December 1st with an improved entry procedure designed to be even easier for performers to use. Creator of the online system, Fringe Webmaster Dan Osborne explains: “We know that people are…

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…

Murder mystery online!

The Crooked Spire Q & A a medieval, murder-mystery musical (Windlass Edition)  Online, Online,  Thu 10th December 2020 This follows The Crooked Spire (Windlass Edition) with BSL signing on You Tube  on Thursday 10th December 2020 at 7pm https://youtu.be/8WLIHM8VDos This is free ticket for the Question and Answer/Meet and Greet with the actors and creative…

Art brings festive joy around the town!

Things to enjoy now and things to look forward to: 1. Our friends at Harpur Hill have opened the first window of their Living Advent Calendar with 23 more windows to go.. 2. Our Winter Emporium opens on Friday with late shopping until 8pm. 3. Buxton Festival Fringe 2021 is open for registration! Have a…

Mentell’s Monday circle

We value our members and their feedback is very important to us… ⁠ ⁠ ‘Really enjoy the Monday night circles. It’s the perfect place to talk and realise I’m not alone’⁠ ⁠ Is it your time to talk? ⁠ ⁠ We host our FREE virtual Circle which is open every Monday 7-9pm. ⁠⁠ ⁠ https://www.mentell.org.uk

Helping Hands for familes who are struggling to find the money for their children’s Christmas presents

Christmas in the Community

Happy December. – Massive thank you to everyone who has helped and donated so far. We are looking for donations of toiletries , chocolates and items such as hats, gloves , scarves and colouring books. We are taking donations at the tradesman entrance , the source cafe and the greenman gallery. If you are not…

Christmas raffle now on!

Christmas Raffle tickets now on sale! £2 a ticket to be drawn on December 20th. Tickets can be paid via cheque, cash or Bacs. Please ask for any details you need. Thankyou to everyone who has sent a prize, they are all fantastic! Here’s a few to be won; Body shop goody bag – by…

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…

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…

Morrisons doorstep deliveries information

Chris Hill Community Sports – new dance classes with a festive feel!

Dance is back – Live and in person Delighted that Trespass, Sat Dance and Ballet all back this week in person 3 weeks left of term, meaning 3 weeks of dance all with an Xmas feel. Drop us a line/ inbox to book and come BACK to dance Spread the word #buxton #dance

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…

Harpur Hill is lit up this Christmas- come and see our virtual window advent calendar!

Samaritans – ‘We are always here’.

Get some help with Christmas presents for your family this year! Get a Helping Hand and raise money for High Peak Food Bank!

Tic-Tak Taxis Christmas Giveaway!

From Tic-Tak Taxis: TIC-TAK CHRISTMAS GIVEAWAY…what could you win??? Dinner at La Capri’s, with a taxi there and back? A pampering at Face Facts; Buxton’s award-winning Beauty and Body Salon? Wine Hamper? Chocolates? and so much more… With each Tic-Tak Taxi you use between 1st – 23rd December your driver will give you a ticket…

Monday Mentell Meeting

From Mentell: If you want to take part in our circle, see it as a helping hand ⁠ ⁠ You are simply joining a safe and supportive place where you can talk. ⁠ ⁠ Talking is something we do every day, whether it is to our manager, partner, parent or friend. ⁠ ⁠ The only…

Serpentine Community Garden Lottery Award

From the Serpentine Community Garden: Our Culture Recovery Fund award has been confirmed: £21,200 to strengthen our structures, planning and communications. And a bonus, we have permission to use the logo and we get a plaque and banners for display. Thanks to all who have made this possible, and thanks to the National Lottery Heritage…

Choose coffee!

From Dubbin Good Food:

The Harmony Project – support for homeless women and their children in Derbyshire

From Domestic Abuse Support in Derbyshire: Across Derbyshire there are various options for those who have no choice but to leave their homes and move into refuge accommodation as a result of abuse. We support victims of abuse to leave safely, and we offer support to help them move on to more secure, long-term accommodation.…

Saturday morning football is back!

From Chris Hill Community Sports: It’s back, for boys and girls – and dads too! Saturday morning 10-11 am at Buxton FC.    

Christmas at Chatsworth House – delayed opening

From Chatsworth House: We are very sorry to announce that due to Derbyshire being placed in tier 3, we are unable to open the house for Christmas as planned on 2 December. Tiers are reviewed every two weeks and we hope to be able to open on the 16th. We will be contacting all those…

Christmas Eve Jingle 2020

Ring a bell this Christmas – 6 pm on Christmas Eve.  

Black Friday deals with Bounce Back Buxton! Shop locally and support our businesses…

See following link: Buxton shop owners – we’re here for you after lockdown2! Claim a free promotion for your business – just drop us a line to give us your opening info #bouncebackbuxton2

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…

Update from Buxton Swimming and Fitness Centre

I hope you haven’t all forgotten about us? I’m sure you have seen the news and seen High Peak will be placed in tier 3 when lockdown ends. This means the Gym and the Pool will be open on Wednesday 2nd December. Swimming lessons will also start on that day. Booking in for sessions will…

Green Man Gallery Reopens Dec 4th

Cue drum roll…….   We’re very happy to announce that the gallery will be re-opening on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in December starting next Friday (4th) with the opening of our gorgeous Winter Emporium.   We’ll be open from 10.30am to 8pm on that day so there’s plenty of time to browse and find a…

Explore Buxton Black Friday Deal

Buxton shop owners – we’re here for you after lockdown2! Claim a free promotion for your business – just drop us a line to give us your opening info #bouncebackbuxton2 Shops can re-open again when lockdown ends next week. Buxton shoppers want to know who’s open, and what’s new in-store #lockdown2 is lifted…In the the…

Taylor Made to your School

20 more fantastic washable face masks donated to Buxton’s secondary schools! This time in pink and navy blue Thank you so much! you are so wonderful Susan! Contact her through her Facebook page and find out more about the great products she sells (including bespoke face masks)  https://www.facebook.com/taylormadesuzy/     If you’re looking for Christmas present…

What is Tier 3

The UK government has announced which areas across England will be placed into which covid alert level in the three-tier system, once lockdown ends next week. Across England, cases are down by 19% and hospital admissions are down by 7%. Matt Hancock addressed the house of commons in a statement to confirm that the current…

JINGLE BELL JOG REIMAGINED

SUNDAY 6TH DECEMBER 2020 AT 9.15AM Be Quick! Registration closes on Monday 30th November! Run, walk, dance, prance, jog or jingle your own 5km route to raise funds for Blythe House Hospicecare! Whilst the Jingle Bell Jog cannot take place in it’s usual format this year, we can still get in the festive spirit and…

Healthwatch Derbyshire Experiences of Virtual Medical Appointments

During the Covid-19 pandemic, there has been a significant rise in the use of digital services in place of face to face services, such as telephone appointments, video consultations, text messaging and others. Virtual health appointments rely on patients having access to technology. Depending on the method of appointment this ranged from needing a telephone…

Thank You for your Helping Hands

Wow, what a week and we need to end it by saying a HUGE thank you to each and every one of you who has donated, or helped move or sort donations for A Helping Hand…. and the Food Bank this week. Thank you must also go to Burbage Primary School  and  Buxton Church in…

Buxton Market Braves the Rain

Our regular traders providing essential goods ( food, plants and toiletries) will be at Buxton Markets today.   Even though we are in Tier 3, next weekend we will be able to welcome back all our traders and we have our specialist Vintage, quirky and craft market  

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…

Cat & Fiddle Still Open

*WE ARE STILL OPEN!* You asked, we delivered! Our branded glasses are now available in singles! Our Crystal Cut Highball Glass are £6.50 & our Glencairn Glass is £7.50 A perfect stocking filler for Christmas! The A537 is currently closed for resurfacing. But you can still access us, just let the lovely workmen know that…

Introducing Fiveways Roast Dinners!

Introducing Fiveways Roast Dinners! Available Sunday 12-3 for collection as a Small, Large, Vegetarian meal or on a bap. Ring 01298 402 434 for enquiries, pre orders welcome!  

Thomas Theyer Foundation Lake of Lights

Light a light on our virtual lake and receive a yellow memory ribbon!   The festive season can be especially difficult for those who are coping with a loss. The Thomas Theyer Foundation Lake of Lights is an event open to all who have lost someone and would like to remember that person by dedicating…

Blythe House Light Up a Life

If you’re doing you’re weekly shop in Morrison’s at Buxton this week, keep your eyes peeled for the Blythe House stall showcasing Light up a Life. You can also dedicate a light in memory of someone you love, online now: blythe-house-light-up-a-life

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…

Deb’s Cakes are the perfect start to your weekend!

Were having a massive choice this week ….variety box £6 … choc overload cupcakes…box of 6 …£7.50….. cornflake tart £6…. choc sprinkle sponge….£6…cornflake choc crunch £6….kinder cookie dough pot 3 pounds….tarmac….£5…delivery to buxton mini mum of 2 items and 2 pound delivery….collect friday from 6 crossings avenue chapel sk23 9te

The One Lottery scheme

This Christmas, give a gift token for High Peak Foodbank’s lottery – a chance of winning £25,000 and smaller prizes every week whilst helping local families in need. Visit: www.OneLottery.co.uk/gift

Buxton Swimming Pool post lockdown opening times

Buxton Swimming and Fitness Centre Good morning everyone, Role on 2nd December !! It’s exciting news that we can open. We are working extremely hard to ensure the centre is sanitised for your return. All our ventilation is ready and set to provide 100% fresh and clean air!! We will post later in the week…

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.…

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,…

Buxton Community Church invites residents to spread the joy of the Christmas tree!

Dispose of your mask safely!

Please remember to dispose of your face coverings responsibly. Discarded masks can harm wildlife. To cut down on waste, buy reusable fabric ones or make your own. https://crowd.in/gspIFB

Full Fact on COVID-19 death figures

  The Daily Mail’s chart of Covid-19 death figures doesn’t use the real numbers 23 NOVEMBER 2020 WHAT WAS CLAIMED Weekly death figures in late 2020 are barely higher than the maximum in the previous five years, once you adjust for population growth. OUR VERDICT This is false. The figures used assume a level of…

Be safe this Christmas with Derbyshire Fire and Rescue

High Peak Toy Bank appeal extended!

EXTRA WEEK OF DROP OFF PLEASE SHARE Drop off locations for this week of 24th of November- 30th November (this will be the last chance to donate physically). Please when donating make sure all gifts are – New – Wrapped – Labelled with a post it note stating what the average age is, unisex/gender is…

A Helping Hand this Christmas

Hathersage Swimming Pool post-lockdown opening hours

Blythe House Hospice donations table is at Morrisons- please give generously!

Rail to Refuge scheme for victims of domestic abuse extended to March 2021

Today, we’re pleased to announced that our Rail to Refuge scheme, which enables survivors of domestic abuse to travel to refuge for free, is being extended until the end of March 2021. This is thanks to the generosity of the Rail Delivery Group, the membership body for the rail industry. Domestic abuse has worsened during…

Take a look at the CVS News!

http://www.highpeakcvs.org.uk/news.asp?ID=1475&fbclid=IwAR1KakyolUycYRJIX3goQxnc9S_Qo_hqYP5fgbqKu2WQ-b_TxH3VWY1kHmY

Citizens Advice Bureau is here for you!

Join the Breastmates auction! (Closes 25.11.2020 at 21:00)

Have you taken a look at our online Auction yet? Please do and share with family and friends. You can also simply donate through links on the thank you cards and e-cards. https://www.jumblebee.co.uk/christmas2020silentauction

The Green Man Gallery celebrates it’s 8 year anniversary!

The Green Man Gallery 8 years ago on 23rd November 2012, The Green Man Gallery opened its doors for the first time. This was a ‘preview party’ before the full public opening on 8th December but we have always celebrated our birthday on this date. A massive thank you to the original group of artists…

Morrisons Pick up Packs – for as little as £1

At Morrisons, these Pick up Packs are full of the things food banks really need. They are available for you to buy for as little as £1 and donate in store, so through your kindness, no one’s left behind this Christmas. #Morrisons #Christmas #MakingChristmasSpecial

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…

Stone and Water Shoebox Pantomime Giveaway!

From Stone and Water: This year, sadly, there will be no pantomime at Buxton Opera House.So, we at Stone and Water, as makers of things and creators of celebrations, and with help from our friends at the Opera House and the Babbling Vagabonds, are inviting you to make your own!  We have a stack of…

Royal Variety Performance 2020 – live stream

The Royal Variety Performance 2020 will be filmed by ITV for television broadcast in December. Register now for your chance to view the unedited theatrical stage show streamed live from Blackpool’s Opera House on 29th Nov 2020. bit.ly/RoyalVarietyPerformance2020Register

Morrisons food bank packs

Food bank packs available to buy and pick up in store.  

Mentell Monday – is it time to talk?

From Mentell: There was a time when men would talk to each other and it wouldn’t be ‘weird’ or ‘uncomfortable.’ ⁠ ⁠ It would be normal for men to express emotion ⁠ ⁠ We want to bring this act back to life which is why we host a virtual circle every MONDAY NIGHT ⁠ ⁠…

Morrisons #TeacherDiscount

From Morrisons: We love helping schools in so many ways, from supplying children with free fresh fruit, to making donations for school gardens and sending baking ingredients. To continue to help support teachers, we’re offering a 10% discount in store. Simply show your school photo ID at the checkout. #TeachersDiscount  

Hidden Disabilities – Lockdown Regulations

From Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Lanyard Scheme: As we continue to follow lockdown rules, here’s a reminder of what we can and cannot do in England under the current Covid regulations.

URGENT: ELMWOOD MEDICAL CENTRE – EMERGENCIES ONLY

URGENT MESSAGE We currently have no internet and therefore no access to computers/ records. Please bear with us. Please ONLY call if you need an URGENT appointment today This message will be updated as soon as the situation is resolved.

Home. Hope. Song. – virtual carol concert from Shelter

From Shelter: You’re invited to our unmissable free virtual carol concert: Home. Hope. Song. Join us on 3rd December. Proudly sponsored by the Nationwide Building Society. Get your free ticket here!

Christmas giveaway from Tic-Tak Taxis!

From Tic-Tak Taxis: EXCITING NEWS!!!! Here at Tic-Tak, we understand that 2020 has been a difficult year for pretty much everyone, so we’re hoping to bring a little festive cheer with our Christmas Giveaway…a way of saying thank you for supporting a local business through challenging times. More details will follow soon, so make sure…

Co-op virtual memorial service – December 5th, 2020

To help support our communities to commemorate the life of a loved one, Co-op Funeralcare are hosting a virtual memorial service on Saturday 5th December at 3pm. The service will include poems, a performance from the Co-op choir, and a chance to light a candle for loved ones. If you would like to join us…

Derbyshire primary school applications – deadline 15th January, 2021

From Derbyshire County Council:   Choosing the right school is an important decision for your child. That’s why it’s important you apply for your child’s primary, infant or junior school place before the 15 January 2021 deadline Apply now https://crowd.in/NjD1lv  

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…

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.…

Morrisons doorstep deliveries!

Breastmates online auction is live now!

Our Auction is now live please take a look we have lots of treats and gifts including those donated from local businesses Rachel Slyfield Temple Spa and Mooreish Baking x www.jumblebee.co.uk/auction/detail/auction_id/4999/

Pure Peak bring sparkles to Buxton this festive season!

Buxton’s Christmas trees are due to go up today – and the Buxton Town Team is preparing to add some seasonal sparkle… Want to get involved? See the latest issue of Pure Peak for more details: https://www.purepeak.co.uk/  

Helping Hands Christmas gifts for families – still taking donations at the Source Cafe

  Pop in with your as good as new items for babies, children and young people to the Source Cafe, Terrace Road Buxton!

Visit the illuminations at Chatsworth for 33% off until January 3rd!

This winter you’ll be able to see Chatsworth in a whole new light, with a delightful Christmas trail and illuminated features in the garden from dusk. They’ve lowered their prices too – enjoy up to 33% off until 3 January 2021.

Pooles Cavern pop-up cafe – open this weekend!

Our pop up takeaway coffee and snack shop will be open this weekend so if you are planning a stroll to Solomon’s Temple viewpoint please call by and get a lovely winter warming Buxton roastery coffee for your walk.

Potters of Buxton gets into the Christmas spirit!

‘All is calm all is bright’ The trees are up and we’re feeling a little festive #christmas #christmasspirit #tree #buxton #shoplocal

Flu jabs for the 50-60 year-olds

You will no doubt have heard in the media this morning, that those age 50-64 will be able to receive a flu vaccine from 1/12/20. General practices are learning this information at the same time as you via the same sources as you. Practices are doing all they can to prepare and source vaccines, they…

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…

The best market for your Christmas goods! The once monthly bonanza market is happening NOW!

 

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…

Christmas for the Community Hampers

Ruth has been running a Christmas meal on Christmas day for anyone who may not be able to afford Christmas or on their own. Ruth says ‘We get many people coming to this Christmas meal including families. This year it will be different with covid19 and more people in need than ever.  I am asking…

Let the Turkey Tally Begin!

T U R K E Y CHRISTMAS S P E C I A L Gingers of Fairfield will be starting the huge Christmas buttys on Tuesday 24th November along with the Turkey Tally !! Last year the Turkey Tally started off as a bit of fun but got very competitive with our regular customers For…

Have you Got it Covered?

Dean Wallace, Derbyshire’s Director of Public Health, has raised concerns about the number of people choosing not to wear a mask or wearing them incorrectly. He says covering up, along with regular hand-washing and social distancing, is one of the key things people can do to help stop the spread of coronavirus and has stepped…

Morrisons Hardship Heroes

The ‘kindest of strangers’ appeared at the Buxton store after hearing about a campaign to feed children during the half-term holidays. After filling two trollies – spending £130 – he presented the haul to Robert Harrison – a community champion at the supermarket. You can read the full story in the Buxton Advertiser   Also this…

Hargreaves help you to Shop Local

Hello From Hargreaves! You can’t come to us, so we’ll come to you. Order online or by phone with free local delivery, click and collect or by post. Today’s video feature’s Zyliss kitchen tools and gadgets. (purchase of age restricted products with blades can only be made in store when we reopen sorry). https://www.hargreavesofbuxton.com/

Help out the HENmergency

We need your help desperately. Hens are available throughout the country on 28 Nov, 5 Dec and 12 Dec.   To reserve a hen go to www.freshstartforhens.co.uk and complete the application form. Thank you     We really are in dire need of homes. If you can’t have any hens please share this post to…

Support a Hunger Free Future with a Virtual Christmas Party

Have a Christmas do with a difference this year, host a virtual get-together.   Signup today and receive our fun filled party pack!   Raise money to help families unable to afford the essentials. #Hungerfreefuture   https://notyourchristmasparty.trusselltrust.org/

Christmas Comes Early with Rona’s Cheesecakes

We are getting very excited for Christmas already! We know Christmas might be a bit different for us all this year but you don’t have to miss out on delicious, homemade treats and what better time to support local businesses? We are currently taking orders for Christmas and New Year with the last date for…

Derbyshire Health Visiting Service – how to get in touch and what we are offering

Derbyshire Health Visiting Service  ·  *Getting help and support during COVID-19* Our Derbyshire health visiting team are continuing to deliver services during COVID-19; we are working through review visits and supporting our local families as quickly as possible. However, we are experiencing high volumes of call to our information line. We know that this is…

Next Buxton Field Club Zoom event

Buxton Field Club: The Rivers of Derbyshire – The good, the bad and the recovering with Scott McKenzie (an online talk Saturday 28th November 7.00pm – see zoom link below) Derbyshire contains some wonderful and diverse rivers, ranging from the tumbling upland streams in the Dark Peak; the limestone rivers through the White Peak; through to the wide…

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.…

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,…

Internet safety for all the family- take a look at this quick animation!

https://beinternetlegends.withgoogle.com/en_uk/parents/adventure?fbclid=IwAR1mgfqXq1ifVHt9jQm2Dm6VPqKxdSpSIQh-GV6bmGWu90tZyRK-K9YRpRQ  

MENTELL – Safe and secure support for men every Monday evening

Every Monday evening, we host a digital circle 7-9pm.⁠ ⁠ Lockdown has stopped our ability to speak face to face; however, we will not let it stop you from talking and us from listening ⁠ We understand that speaking to a screen is not the same. This might trigger confidentiality worries; you might live in…

Fundraising Lockdown2 gig!

THIS FRIDAY AT 19:30 UTC LOCKDOWN GIG with Rock ‘N’ Roses https://www.facebook.com/events/795273404384078

Debunking COVID conspiracy theories…

Get the facts: Vaccines 17 NOVEMBER 2020 The figure for a dose of a potential Covid-19 vaccine covers the cost of delivering the treatment GP practices are private companies that receive funding from a range of places. Read more… 16 NOVEMBER 2020 Ticketmaster won’t demand proof of a Covid-19 vaccine for concert entry The company…

Digitalisation grants for Derbyshire tourist economy

Digitalisation grants of up to £10,000 available for Derbyshire visitor economy businesses 12th November 2020 Categories: Latest News Visitor economy businesses based in Derbyshire are being encouraged to apply for digitalisation grants of up to £10,000 to enable them to adapt, recover and rebuild in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Marketing Peak District & Derbyshire is…

Blythe House Hospice Care are here to help

We are on hand to provide free care and services to people across the High Peak and Hope Valley throughout the ongoing pandemic. Our compassionate and expert staff are on hand to provide COVID-secure: 24/7 palliative and end of life care for patients in their own home. Shopping and prescription deliveries; telephone chats; transport to/from…

Be Internet-Safe with the Legends Family Adventure

From google.com The Legends Family Adventure Join the Legends Family in this short, animated series as they go on a journey to Interland and learn some very important lessons about internet safety along the way.  

Debunking Vaccine Misinformation

From Full Fact: “𝙒𝙚’𝙫𝙚 𝙨𝙚𝙚𝙣 𝙖 𝙝𝙪𝙜𝙚 𝙧𝙖𝙣𝙜𝙚 𝙤𝙛 𝙢𝙞𝙨𝙞𝙣𝙛𝙤𝙧𝙢𝙖𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣 𝙘𝙤𝙫𝙚𝙧𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙖 𝙬𝙞𝙙𝙚 𝙫𝙖𝙧𝙞𝙚𝙩𝙮 𝙤𝙛 𝙩𝙤𝙥𝙞𝙘𝙨.” Our Editor Tom Phillips spoke to Sky News about vaccine misinformation. And on our podcast tomorrow, we discuss vaccine hesitancy and debunk myths with the Director of the Vaccine Confidence Project. Subscribe for free ► podfollow.com/the-full-fact-podcast