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

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

Mentell- Local mental health support specifically designed for men.

Men, Is it time to talk? Find a safe and confidential space that offers you (males 18+) the opportunity to talk – free from advice and judgement. The only requirement is your desire to make progress. Find out more here: https://www.mentell.org.uk

MIND support helpline

The mental health issues related to lockdown and the pandemic are especially hard for people with depression. MIND have a 24 hour helpline: 03001233393

Scam Warning!

From Derbyshire County Council: We are warning people about a scam call from someone pretending to be from trading standards, or anyone else, saying that you are owed money because you overpaid bank charges. Fraudsters will also claim to be from your bank, HMRC, other government department or other official body. No legitimate caller would…

Coronavirus Update from the Government – New Guidance for Businesses

The government has released new guidance for businesses providing services that have close contact with others including hairdressers, barbers, beauticians, tattooists, sports and massage therapists, dress fitters, tailors and fashion designers. Find out more at: https://crowd.in/jurrLu

Reopening: The New Inn

From the New Inn‘s facebook page: Hello Everyone! Its been a long time! The New Inn will be opening at lunch time on Saturday 11th July (tomorrow) As you are aware we have guidelines in pubs from the Government which we all have to follow. We will be table service only, inside and outside the…

On track to come back!

From the Pavilion Garden‘s Facebook page:   After being derailed by this loco situation, we are building up a good head of steam, engine-neering a way to get back on track and opening more areas now. Although we’ll be conducting things a little differently as we get ourselves chugging along again!! Some more TRAIN-ing to…

Buxton Library Re-Opening

Buxton Library was planned to reopen yesterday. It will open from 10am to 4pm Monday to Friday, and 10am to 2pm on Saturdays until further notice, with people being asked to arrange appointments direct with their local library. ‘Book and borrow’ appointments for people wanting to take out books, can be arranged over the phone…

#OneDementiaVoice

From the Alzheimer’s Society on Facebook: Today, dementia charities across the country are uniting with a single, urgent message in #OneDementiaVoice. We’re calling on the Government to give designated family & friend carers Key Worker status so they can safely visit their loved ones in care homes and provide essential support. Family carers are a…

High Peak Rocks!

Lovely members,  paint rocks, hide rocks and then hunt rocks! Lots of fun for all the family. https://www.facebook.com/groups/338768536625545/?ref=share

ZOOM DANCING

Trespass Dance – TOMORROW – We may not be able to dance together yet but our online sessions continue

News from Joli Nail & Beauty Studio

Sacro Lounge Reopens in Buxton

Wednesday 15th July is the date for reopening and is being marked with a competition – details here To celebrate the return of Lounging- both sit-in and takeaway – we’re launching an exciting COMPETITION. We’re giving YOU the chance of winning a sit-in meal for up to 4 people to either come and enjoy a…

Don’t Call Us! – Council Coronavirus Hotline on the blink

Please be aware that we are currently experiencing issues with our Community Response Unit (CRU) phone line and are unable to receive incoming calls. If you require assistance, please fill in the online form here: https://crowd.in/UeBshM  

Planning an event for Young People – checkout the guidelines!

Read the guidance here  

Superhero News from the Buxton Advertiser

An NHS fundraising campaign comes to Buxton – read more here

Buxton Schools are heading for Timbuktu

Support your local schools! Find out more here at this link Up Up and away! We are joining forces – Buxton Junior School PTFA and Buxton Infants PTA are coming together for the first time for a fantastic new fundraising event for the whole family to join in. A virtual balloon race over the Sahara…

Eating at the Lee Wood Hotel

Here’s an update from the Best Western … Today we have had a few locals book a table. Some have gone for our dinning room bubble which means they have their own private room whilst others are happy to eat in the conservatory where social distancing is not a problem. Thank you so much for…

Stay Safe Shopping

Here are some top tips from the World Health Organization.

Chris Hill Community Sports Summer 2020

  CHCS Summer 2020 is GO…. It’s going to be a summer like no other but we are finally in a place to offer :- ⚽️Sports & Crafts Camp 📅 1st time across 5 days 🏠 1st time across 2 venues All government, DfE guidelines adhered to. **Places are very limited. CHCS only have a…

  The Buxton Visitor Centre at the Pump Room is now open with limited hours: Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 10am until 4.30pm Sundays 10.30am to 4pm. To find out more about what COVID-19 measures have been introduced visit https://buxtoncrescentexperience.com/reopened-buxton-visitor-centre-good-to-go

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

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

Coronavirus Statics for High Peak

    questmedianetwork.co.uk/news/daily-coronavirus-updates/coronavirus-pandemic-update-on-local-and-national-situation

National Trading Scam Team have introduced Friends Against Scams

    National Trading Scam Team have introduced a callblocker for people who are at risk from receiving telephone calls which are scams.  For more information check out their website. https://www.friendsagainstscams.org.uk/callblocker

Please Help Measure the Impact of COVID-19 on the Town

BUXTON NEEDS YOU!! WANTED: Two hours of your time to count footfall in Buxton – we will supply a clicker! You do not need to speak to anyone – it’s purely about counting about people. WHEN: Tuesday 7 July, Saturday 11 July, Sunday 12 July. Tuesday 11 August, Saturday 15 August, Sunday 13 August. Three…

Red Light Spells Danger for the Arts

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

Update for shielded children

NEWS: The majority of children currently shielding will soon be told by their doctor that they will no longer need to shield: https://www.gov.uk/…/majority-of-children-no-longer-need-to…   Independent evidence from the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health shows that the risk of serious illness from COVID19 for children is low.  

The Deep Blue Sea streaming from this Thursday

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

How to Wear a Fabric Face Mask Safely

Watch this video to see how to wear a fabric mask safely during COVID-19 How to wear a fabric mask safely Watch this video to see how to wear a fabric mask safely during COVID-19 Gepostet von World Health Organization (WHO) am Montag, 6. Juli 2020

Pension Advice Line Info from CAB

Gepostet von Citizens Advice Derbyshire Districts am Dienstag, 7. Juli 2020

Wise words from Derby’s director of public health

Wise words from Derby’s director of public health: “People are starting to feel as though we are through this and it’s all over and I think that’s very difficult because it is absolutely not the case. “We also do expect that we will see a second wave of the virus developing as we get into…

Free 30 minute Online Dementia Training Tomorrow

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

Online Fringe Presents ‘Once Upon A Time In Trieste’

Once Upon A Time In Trieste has been produced as an audio drama exclusively for Buxton Festival Fringe 2020. A 19th Century princess and a 20th Century revolutionary are trapped in a fairy tale castle, both struggling to come to terms with momentous events they have helped to shape. Over a night of prayer, cards and violence,…

Scriveners books pride of place spot for BLM

I saw Scriveners Window Display this evening while taking a walk to see the pubs open. I love it! BLM ❤️

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

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

Sunday 5th July- Happy Birthday NHS!

It’s the #NHSBirthday on Sunday, and we’re taking the chance to say thank you to everyone who has helped the NHS respond to coronavirus so far — our amazing staff, key workers and the public. Join us on Sunday at 5pm for a country-wide clap to say #ThankYouTogether.              …

The highly acclaimed Tradesman’s – the Cafe on the Market Place opens it’s doors again!

“We are all ready finally for opening tomorrow… Tables are moved, sanitizer points throughout, table service please, a visitor signing in book at the door.. Other than that… It’s business as usual.”  To find out more, visit them on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tradesmans/ and via the Visit Buxton website  https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.visitbuxton.co.uk%2Fthe-tradesmans-entrance%3Ffbclid%3DIwAR0pRTh18KCSbsMjAFevNDEqtszxts_VwIB3JsTDfpW6puGiHnifTUygMf0&h=AT3zjT2VXiv7194JJfI_M_wA9X19sEp3VNyHaBSllee4U4LSIW4CyS4k54IT7ld865CxHoeUVvRaUDcEaR6Lk-cL6lFNzmL5IRHxXIWS9-NMzg8aShtdIjqEhJOs_4D9TM Or call Caz and her team on 07950…

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

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

Aim High summer sport club- our aim is to have fun!

A Pathwork of community spirit!

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

Social Distancing high vis. arm bands!

   

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

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

Blackwell Mill Cycle Hire Monsal Trail is open for business

  Blackwell Mill Cycle Hire is looking forward to seeing you and getting you on ya bike !! https://www.peakblackwellcyclehire.com    

Morrisons Doorstep Deliveries for Vulnerable, Shielded and Self-Isolating People

    Doorstep Deliveries is a FREE shopping service offered by Morrisons to those who are self isolating, elderly, vulnerable or just home from hospital. It’s a TELEPHONE service so no online and its delivered 24 HOURS after you place your order. Just call 03456116111 and press for option 5, speak to the fabulous people…

Coronavirus advice for Employers, Businesses and Charities – Derbyshire County Council

  If you run a business, did you know you can now bring furloughed employees back to work part-time as part of the Government’s flexible furlough scheme. More information on the support available during the #coronavirus outbreak can be found here: https://www.derbyshire.gov.uk/social-health/health-and-wellbeing/health-protection/disease-control/coronavirus/employers-businesses/employers-and-businesses.aspx

Department of Health & Social Care – Video about Opening Businesses Safely

Opening businesses safely This Saturday more businesses across England will safely reopen. To help these spaces stay safe, all venues will now be asking you to share your name and phone number. This will allow us to notify you if a local outbreak occurs. More info ⬇️https://www.gov.uk/government/news/public-asked-to-leave-a-name-and-number-with-venues-to-help-stop-the-spread-of-covid-19 Gepostet von Department of Health and Social Care…

Buxton Festival Diary of Online Events 2020

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

Still time to create your own Well Dressing Panel for your window!

Two Left Hands are pulling all the last bits together for their public alternative well dressing.  The big panels will be hung over the weekend and hopefully be up for the normal well dressing week. You can still make something for your garden or window and add to the trail. Just post your pics with…

This week’s Street Food Menu from Lonestar

    Lonestar’s Street Food Menu for this week!     Check out Lonestar’s delicious street food menu for this week! Available for collection from 12pm tomorrow! Great if you fancy something a bit different for lunch! https://lonestarbuxton.co.uk  

Exotic Bird lands in Buxton

The bird has been spotted in Spring Gardens and keen ornithologists at Buxton Festival Fringe need your help! Can you write to Floella? Floella is in Spring Gardens but is a bit lonely and would love to hear from children of all ages! https://buxtonfestivalfringe.blogspot.com/2020/07/will-you-take-floella-under-your-wing.html

Morrisons have a new look Café

Our new look cafés are opening this Saturday in England. We’ve put new safety measures in place, with sanitiser stations at every cafe entrance, thorough cleaning of our tables after every use, protective screens at the till and around our tables and our colleagues will be wearing visors. Plus there’s a new menu for you…

Support Live Music

Buxton Working Men’s Club are supporting this campaign: A campaign has been launched today asking for more support and guidance for live entertainment venues, musicians, singers and entertainers across the country… https://www.gramophone.co.uk/classical-music-news/article/musicians-launch-campaign-to-let-the-music-play Our own Roving Recorder Roger has made it even easier for us all to support the campaign and our favorite artists with oodles…

Cloth Face Masks £1 each

Julie Addison can be contacted here Face masks £1 each pick up new mills or can post for postage

Potters is open again

Potters of Buxton opening hours: 10.00 – 1630

Help for Dairy Farmers

Derbyshire Country Council are offering help: The dairy response fund is now open for dairy farmers who are in need of financial support following the #coronavirus outbreak. Farmers can apply for up to £10,000. More info and guidance for businesses can be found on our website: https://crowd.in/OH3fFS

Cut your water bill

You may qualify to have your water bill reduced under this scheme:

Help Your Local Hospital

From Chesterfield Royal Hospital:   YOUR SUPPORT IS VITAL Coronavirus hasn’t gone away and here at the hospital we’ve seen a slight increase in the numbers of COVID-19 positive patients we’re looking after – back into double figures today. Now whilst it’s too early to say if this is the start of a ‘second wave’…

Don’t Forget To Wash Your Hands!

As more shops and workplaces begin to reopen, handwashing is as important than ever. When you get home from being outside, wash your hands with soap and water for 20 seconds. Up-to-date information from the Department of Health and Social Care.

Capturing COVID Cases in Buxton

We’ve been talking to HealthWatch Derbyshire and local COVID support groups today and wondering if there is a way locally we can see if there is a rise locally in coronavirus cases. It’s been suggested that as a town if enough people use the COVID Symptom Study App set up by Kings College London then…

Buxton Festival Fringe Opening day

Buxton Festival Fringe launches online today with over 80 offerings to watch and listen to in the comfort of your own home.

Buxton Festival Fringe Goes Live!

The Fringe launches in real life! Fringe Committee member Viv Marriott (behind), Marketing officer Stephanie Billen, Floella Flap-a-lot from the Sculpture Trail at Buxton Fringe with Floella’s creator Andrea Lewis outside Hawkshead in Buxton’s Spring Gardens celebrating the first day of the Fringe and a whopping 100 entries!   (Photograph by Rob Harrison)

Superheroes in the Pavilion Gardens!

** 1pm – 2pm Saturday 4th July ** 🦸🏻‍♂️👸🏻 Spread the word 🥀📖 Buxton Iron Man & Buxton Belle are heading to the Pavilion Gardens, Buxton, to complete a SPONSORED WALK of 10 lengths of Broadwalk. Can you slow them down by requesting photos and songs whilst observing social distancing? 🎶📸😆 Come along to Broadwalk…

Buxton’s Super Saturday!

RE-OPENING IN BUXTON from 4th JULY   The Vault 4th July at 7pm Oxfam 8th July Coda Vinyl Café 4th July The King’s Head 4th July

Take a look at the Buxton Fringe blog for all the very latest festival news!

Wednesday 1st to Sunday 19th July 2020 The biggest open-access Fringe between Brighton and Edinburgh, Buxton Fringe hosts some 600 events with music, theatre, comedy, spoken word, dance, film, children’s events, street theatre, visual arts and more. http://www.buxtonfringe.org.uk Facebook.com/buxtonfringe Twitter: @buxtonfringe Find out more here: https://buxtonfestivalfringe.blogspot.com/?fbclid=IwAR3Fm6DrPTwteF5PVKkTFvO5Y2ulrjbevF3qmQRT8BSOktR_jgU9PHQwFUk

A message about the scheduled opening of Fairfield Club

“Dear members As you are all aware the Government have given pubs/clubs the go ahead to open from the 4th July. At present we have on going refurbishments which are preventing us from opening on this date. We are doing our best to make sure there is a comfortable environment for our members to drink…

Ex-hire bikes for sale!

Why buy an ex-hire bike? All of our ex-hire bikes are available to buy at a competitive rate and come fully serviced for that extra peace of mind. We have a huge range of mountain bikes, hybrid bikes, E-bikes and tandems suitable for both adults and children, with accessories including tag-a-longs also available. Rest assured…

Buxton Snake Famous!

A message from High Peak Rocks Buxton snake creator, Clare ‘Well…my claim to fame has finally arrived 🎙🎥📽🎞 ITV news have contacted me 😮 They are coming to Buxton at 11am on Monday 6th July at pavillion gardens at the covid snake…..I’m being interviewed…omg the camera doesn’t lie makeup and hair needs doing 😮😮 They also want recording…

Citizens Advice-Line Opening Times

Need help with a problem? Our friendly team is here to help you. You can call our Adviceline on 0300 456 8390. Open Monday to Friday, 9am – 4pm, calls charged at local rate.      

Stars Cafe Reopens Saturday

SATURDAY 4TH JULY, OUR LOVELY CAFE IS BACK !!!! NEW DECOR, NEW MENU, NEW UNIFORM. We cant wait to see you all again, there are going to be lots of measures in place, for everyones safety, so please bear with us. Here’s a sneak preview. See you all on Saturday,  

Yoga Classes pick up

It’s Monday again already! Why not get yourselves organised and book in for classes this week? A good way to stay motivated on a rainy week by having something to look forward to 💫 Last week we welcomed a few new faces 🤗 Newbies are always welcome 🌱 There’s nothing to fear and from chatting to people after class, a…

Duke of York Re-Opening News

King Head Re-Opening News

Soooooo… The news we’ve all been waiting for… The Kings will be reopening on Saturday 4th July!!! We know you’re excited to come back and see us, and we can’t wait to welcome you back. But please bear in mind that we’ve had to make some changes to ensure we all stay safe. So here…

Smoking and COVID-19

Smoking damages your lungs and other parts of your body, and it makes you more vulnerable to COVID-19 infection. It is the right time to 🚭   quit smoking for a safer and better health. 💪  

Helen Atkin Riding for Disabled Reopening Soon

Hi all our riders, volunteers and supporters. We have had various instructions from RDA National of what we need to put in place before we start back. Please be patient as figuring out how we can put 2 metre social distancing and still keep riders safe as well as providing adequate hand washing and sanitising facilities…

Dave’s Happy Hen Eggs

Fresh Free Range eggs laid by happy spoilt hens. £1.50 per half dozen 50p from every box donated to Fresh Start for Hens Rescue Organization. Collection from Fairfield Buxton, can be paid for by Cash, Bank Transfer or Paypal and contactless collection.

Help Voices From the Peak collect Local History Stories

Mark Gwynne Jones is collecting Peak District stories for the next chapters of Voices From The Peak.   Particularly interested to hear your snow stories; or the time you were on Kinder and the fog came down.   Feel free to Messenger me here or at email me. Talking more about it with Twiggy on Radio…

Is the Coronavirus Crisis a Chance to Reset the World?

Is the Coronavirus Crisis a Chance to Reset the World? Amol Rajan looks back through history at times when crises have led to profound changes in society watch here Play -3:13 Additional visual settings Enter Watch and ScrollClick to enlarge Mute

Welcome back NEW “The Hydro”

Welcome back NEW “The Hydro” These last few months have been challenging for all of us & we are all glad to be getting to normal. This is going to bring its own challenges & changes, so with this in mind The Hydro as we knew it is going to look & run a little differently.…

Tradesmens Deliveries To Continue after Opening!

Well that was our last “lock down” Roast Dinner day… As from this coming Saturday 4th July we will be open AS USUAL, dining inside as well as takeaways and deliveries… We have been begged to carry on doing the Roast Dinners so will be doing these on Sundays 1pm till 5pm.. we will also…

Local Trusted Businesses Service

A central hub/list of trusted local businesses and services. As well as foods/essentials deliveries, we will soon be featuring other businesses and services that meet our LOCAL and TRUSTED criteria. The list will be regularly updated and maintained. It will also be updated if/when any of the businesses require extra drivers or labour. Local businesses…

Stay Safe with the Minions

The Minions and Gru are supporting WHO in making sure people of all ages stay safe and healthy during this COVID-19 pandemic: 💛 physically distancing 💛 being active at home 💛 being kind to each other The Minions and Gru are supporting WHO The Minions and Gru are supporting WHO in making sure people of all ages stay…

When it is raining, always look for the rainbow 🙂

Thanks to Gill Boardman for this lovely snap of a perfect rainbow near Hogshaw Drive this evening! 

Famous regulars of the Fringe Three’s Company go online for a free production! Not to be missed!

Following 16 years of productions on the Buxton Fringe, award-winning theatre company Three’s Company are offering a new comedy podcast for this year’s mainly online coronavirus-proof Buxton Fringe (1-19 July). The Buxton-born theatre company – Yaz Al-Shaater, Tom Crawshaw and Michael Grady-Hall – first appeared on the Buxton Fringe in 2003. Subsequent years have seen…

Live Streaming Now…

Live now…. Hosted by Dwayne Johnson, join us for performances by Shakira, Coldplay, Usher, Jennifer Hudson, Justin Bieber and Quavo, Miley Cyrus, Chloe x Halle, J Balvin, Yemi Alade, Christine and the Queen, and more as we celebrate our campaign to get funding for the development and equitable distribution of COVID-19 therapeutics, tests and vaccines…

Buxton Market is your one-stop shop for fresh fruit and veg and so much more!

     

For anyone needing employment support Zink at High Peak Foodbank can help

As we ease out of lockdown, Zink at High Peak Foodbank will offering help and advice to resolve issues that cause people to need foodbanks. Julie, Zink’s Advice worker, is on hand to help with benefit applications, furloughing and other finance issues, housing or homelessness problems and support with personal finances including making money go…

Message from Stewart Medical Practice

Following the government announcement this week that lockdown measures will be easing further for the general population on 4th July, we would encourage ALL our patients to continue to limit social contact and keep to the 2m distance as much as possible. Coronavirus is still in general circulation among the population and there is no…

Buxton Crescent Heritage Trust is feeling very excited!

Buxton Crescent Heritage Trust is feeling very excited! The hoardings at The Crescent are down! Have you seen it? The Crescent looks magnificent doesn’t it?! So good to be able to see more of one of Buxton’s most iconic buildings after many years of being obscured.     http://buxtoncrescenttrust.org

Support Buxton’s Local Businesses – The Spa Town Florist is now open!

The Spa Town Florist is now open.  Support Buxton’s local businesses!     

Buxton Welldressing Windows

One of the Wellsdressing windows looking amazing! 😍 Have you one in your window?  We’d love to see it!  🤩Buxton  Add your welldressing window to https://www.facebook.com/groups/BuxtonStreetbyStreet/  

Face Covering Exemption Cards

Guidance from the government is that everyone must wear a face covering when travelling on public transport and visiting hospitals in England. Some people have a valid reason not to follow the face-covering rules, including those unable to put on, wear or remove a face covering, some reasons include: physical or mental illness / impairment,…

GlastHomeBury Weekend has Begun!

For any unhappy campers who should have been heading Glastonbury bound this week and are going to party hard in their gardens to make up for it here’s some live streams and Glastonbury links to help make your weekend at home more festive… https://www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk/line-up/   🤩🌱🍻🌈🎤🥳🎡🚰🌞🎻🎪🍳💫☮️🥴🥂🎼🙈   Glastonbury Links – Today’s Greenfields Opening Ceremony  https://www.facebook.com/glastonburyofficial/…

Wanted : School Governors

Could you serve the local community by being a school governor? Applications for Burbage Primary School close at 12 noon on Tuesday 30th June 2020.

Donation

Jen Boardy is offering the following: I have a SilverCross Wayfarer system, Chicco stoller, bag of 0-6 months clothes plus a few other bits of equipment. I would like to donate to a womens refugee or similar organisation. Please message me if you are an organisation that could make use of this. Contact her on…

New Government Advice from 4th July 2020

The government has published its latest advice for England which comes into effect on Saturday 4th July. From this data social distancing guidance will change in England. Restaurants, pubs and cafes in England will also be allowed to reopen, providing they follow safety guidelines. Hairdressers will be able to reopen, as long as they take…

Guide Dogs and Social Distancing

Guide Dogs haven’t been trained in social distancing and queuing to get in a shop. If you see a guide dog heading straight for the shop door and not joining the queue, that is what they have been trained to do. They’re not being rude or intentionally queue jumping. Also, if you see them walking…

Connex Pen Pals

Would any of your littlies like to get involved in a fun Pen Pal project? For many the isolation and loneliness goes on beyond the pandemic. With the help of children of all ages, near and far, Connex Community Support are trying to bring a little joy to those who are isolated in the Derbyshire…

Bounce Back Buxton!

From Explore Buxton:   Following the biggest change to the lockdown since it began in March, the government has announced easing of the lockdown measures from the 4th of July and Buxton can finally welcome back visitors 🎉🌈💪 #bouncebackbuxton From 4th July, businesses including restaurants, cafés, bars, pubs, hotels, B&Bs, holiday apartments & homes, camp…

Dementia Friends Information Session – 26th June 2 pm

During #LonelinessAwarenessWeek, it’s important for us to reach out and talk to the people we know affected by dementia. Whether it’s a chat with the neighbours at the door, a phone call or a socially-distanced sit-down in the garden, a simple conversation really can make all the difference. This is especially true right now, as we…

Buxton Street By Street Fundraiser

Have you been decluttering during lockdown? Are you interested in raising money to help BSBS in their work to support the local community? See our Facebook page for a single thread where we can sell unwanted items and donate the money received to Buxton Street By Street.

Changes to Guidance for Vulnerable People

From Monday 6 July, Coronavirus guidance for millions of clinically extremely vulnerable people in England will change. Healthwatch Derbyshire is here to help anyone navigate the changes to their health and social care during COVID-19 especially anyone without internet access.   Contact them, Monday – Friday 10am – 3.30pm. Telephone: 01773 880786 email: enquiries@healthwatchderbyshire.co.uk Check…

Beat The Heat!

Many people who are at higher risk of ill health due to the hot weather are also at higher risk of severe illness from coronavirus (COVID-19). Look out for older people and others who may find it more difficult to stay cool and hydrated in hot weather – stay #WeatherAware.

Chris Hill Community Sports – Now recruiting Lionesses!

Bright Opportunities is back!

So proud and happy to announce we have been working hard on a safe, phased, slow return to day services and we’ve been given the go ahead to invite people back We will contact people with a date of return, Every 3weeks 4 people will be welcomed back We are focusing on people from family…

Skill up to help others meet the challenges of these changing times!

Get psychological first aid (PFA) training and help people with different needs to cope with the emotional impact of COVID-19. Learn how to give practical and emotional support to individuals using PFA Psychological First Aid (PFA) is the globally recommended training for supporting people during emergencies and offers guidance on delivering psychosocial care in the…

What Next for Buxton Street by Street?

We need your Help! As restrictions lift we’d like to find out what we can do to help you get out and about, maybe for the first time. We’d also like to know how your neighbours and other Buxton Street by Street COVID-19 Support Volunteers have helped you manage being in isolation. Please could you…

New Fabrics for your Face Mask

NEW FABRICS IN.😷😷😷😷💓💓 Adults or children’s made to order It is now mandatory to wear a covering on public transport, hospitals and even some stores After a great response for our masks, I have attached photos of fabrics in which we can make masks. If anyone would like a mask please message me or comment…

Accidental Yogi Update

Classes all as ‘normal’ (Online) this week. Come and create your own happiness 🙏🏻 There might be a few of you interested in classes that haven’t been before- perhaps you came to the yoga trail this weekend? 🐾🌳🧘🏻‍♀️🧘🏾‍♂️❤️ 🌱Beginners are always welcome 🌱 Book through the free ‘Gymcatch’ app by looking up ‘Accidental Fitness’ 🤗 (Give me a shout if…

Update on Wells-Windows

Please have finished pieces to us by 28th if you can to give us time to sew them up. Details on sizes and materials on Two Left Hands. We are beginning to take delivery of panels. All levels of artistry is most welcome. Don’t be shy. Not to be defeated, following the cancellation of the…

Alcohol and COVID-19

FACT: Drinking alcohol DOES NOT protect you against COVID-19 and can be dangerous. The harmful use of alcohol increases your risk of health problems.  

Keep Up to Date on the Fringe Latest

Countdown to Fringe 2020! We now have over 80 entries with more still coming in! We have some great online and other events in every category of entertainment! Keep up to date and book on to your Fringe Events here – https://buxtonfringe.org.uk/ Fringe COVID-19 Statement    

Pubs in the New Normal ;o)

Had a laugh at this.Social Distancing Pub Fight.No idea who created it so I can't credit them, sorry for that. Gepostet von Bob Sherriff am Sonntag, 14. Juni 2020

Guidance for Shielding Changing Soon

The advice for clinically extremely vulnerable people shielding from COVID-19 is changing. More info From 6th July, those shielding will be able to: ➡️ meet outdoors in groups of up to six people they do not live with ➡️ create a ‘support bubble’ with one other household    

Buxton Market Back Bigger and Better Each Week

🌞🛍️🍐🎉🌶️💞🥗🛒🌞 Buxton market is getting bigger and better every week. 🌞🛍️🍐🎉🌶️💞🥗🛒🌞 And still keeping a safe distance for everyone. 🌞🛍️🍐🎉🌶️💞🥗🛒🌞 It’s a sunny day, come up and have a look! 🌞🛍️🍐🎉🌶️💞🥗🛒🌞   +9

PT Corner Breakfast Club

Tomorrow our live ’Breakfast Club’ makes a return at 9am. ⏰ If you didn’t manage to see our very first episode last week then it is where we discuss different topics and what has been happening during the past few weeks and what our plans are for when we reopen. 📅 If you’d like to watch then…

Community Response Unit Update

As more people get back to work and school, important social connections will be re-built. But those who have to self-isolate may start to find themselves with limited or no support. Our Community Response Unit is here for the most vulnerable by helping with essential services. Request help online    

Longendale Nursery Gardeners Delights

Longdendale Nursery Gardeners delight cherry tomato plants tumbler, yellow plum ( really sweet) £1 each. Tumbler tomato baskets £6.50. Courgettes £2. Runner bean plants 60p, sweet corn 60p, strawberry plants 5 for £10. All ready to plant out. Various trays of veg plants still available,purple broccoli, green broccoli, cabbage, onions, beetroot. plus basket plants hardy perennials…

10 days to Fringe 2020

10 days to Fringe 2020: How did we get here? The Buxton Fringe Stone in the Covid snake on Broad Walk There are only ten days to go until the start of Fringe 2020, and it will be a very different Fringe to that I expected when I took over as Chair from the inestimable…

Derbyshire Adult Education – find a course near you!

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/derbyshire-adult-community-education-service-30423296698?aff=eand&fbclid=IwAR3gfdVKN-bOtlrLgQs3O_B6HHirT_uTrxse8l-XYKKSsb3oAgQg8lwHSXU

Summer Solstice live from Stonehenge – Live now!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2EZ5cLVOako&fbclid=IwAR0vC-PvkitO9ojRSkVpNXmpwcrxxFhOvRz10oN-sttxbBpkq4-WM1Z__-w

Buxton Fringe- A Poetry Master Class

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YWYH9kzDGEQ&fbclid=IwAR192MEKkFE0qapo6BWnDnAAMbqQhAEwfJ-H-0ct-TU2uF7gQKUn00LKHd4

The World Health Organisation explain the signs of stress

WHO Stress Management guide helps people recognize the physical signs of stress e.g. Headache Neck & shoulder pain Upset stomach Heavy chest, etc. Advice for coping with stress:  bit.ly/WHOStressManagement

Les Miserables – with Matt Lucas (An alternative score… George Dawes! 😉

Matt Lucas unites with his West End friends to spread some baked potato joy ❤️🥔🎭 Gepostet von Les Miserables – Musical am Freitag, 19. Juni 2020

Face masks – contact us if you need one!

Accidental Yogis treasure hunt starts on SUNDAY 21st June – free Yoga course AND MORE for the most keen-eyed rock spotter!

Our Accidental Yoga Trail starts tomorrow!! Exciting! Whether you’re going just for a walk, to get the troops out of the house or fancy playing detective and searching for the hidden rocks, there is in fact a prize to be won!! The big prize up for grabs is: – An Ekotex sticky yoga mat –…

Join in the National Choir with No Name!

Want to join us for some virtual singing and a massive collaboration between our choir members, volunteers, staff and YOU, our audience? Head to our website via the link below where you can learn the four different parts to #AintNoMountainHighEnough the perfect song to bring us all together right now!https://bit.ly/2BbpSVOThen, once you're note perfect, there's…

Buxton Market- finest produce on your doorstep!

Visit Buxton Market today and enjoy the freshest food and wide range of goods available in the safest way!

26TH – 28TH JUNE GLASTONBURY : BBC to air classic sets in festival’s absence

  At the centre of the BBC coverage will be three 90-minute programmes on BBC Two, broadcast on Friday 26, Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 June. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-5280751 The BBC is to broadcast classic Glastonbury performances this year in the music festival’s absence. Previous headline sets from Beyoncé, Adele, Coldplay, David Bowie and Jay-Z will be…

13TH – 25TH JULY – BUXTON INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL – BIF DIGITAL 2020

Buxton International International Festival are thrilled to announce the BIF Digital 2020 season which will run from 13-25 July. We’ve recorded a series of special video interviews with guests including Charles Moore, Matthew Parris, Mark Cocker, Patrick Barkham, Gill Hornby, Laura Thompson, Jacopo Spirei, Wyn Davies and Paul Kerryson plus more. All will be free…

Buxton Street-by-Street’s Latest Success!

A little update from the food parcel delivery arm of Buxton Street By Street.   💥 Today (19th June) we delivered our 1000th food parcel. 💥 We are now regularly delivering food to 100 families across Buxton each week. We couldn’t do this without the support of our wonderful team of delivery drivers and parcel…

World Health Organisation Advice Video re Wearing of Masks

COVID-19 explainer on masks: who should wear them, when and how https://www.facebook.com/watch      

25TH JUNE – 2ND JULY – A Midsummer Night’s Dream – National Theatre at Home

25th June – 2nd July A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare National Theatre are all about experiencing theatre together. At a time when many theatre fans around the world aren’t able to visit National Theatre Live venues or local theatres, they are excited to introduce National Theatre at Home.  You will be able to…

FREE Online Adult Education Courses

Looking to pick up a new skill or hobby? Derbyshire County Council Adult Education courses are moving online this summer in response to the coronavirus crisis. All courses are free and there’s sure to be something for everyone. Find out more: https://www.derbyshire.gov.uk/council/news-events/news-updates/news/summer-adult-education-courses-are-moving-online.aspx  

Get Ready to Yoga!

This was me yoga-ing about in the woods the other week. Attempting balances before the 3 second timer went and doing a yogi squat as I spotted a group of walkers who probably thought I was having a crafty wee 🤣🤣🤣   All in all yoga doesn’t have to be perfect. As long as it’s safe,…

What’s Your Budget Looking Like?

Making budgets can help you work out where you stand money wise. Get help and templates from StepChange… https://www.stepchange.org/debt-info/how-to-make-a-budget.aspx How to make a budget plan – use free tools and templates to manage your money. Get free expert advice from StepChange, the leading UK debt charity. STEPCHANGE.ORG Making A Budget Plan. Free Templates & Help.…

Swim England Guidance Released

Swimming pool users will have to adapt to a ‘new normal’ to ensure the safety of everyone visiting and working at facilities, according to guidance published by Swim England. The recognised national governing body has issued its Returning to the Pool advice ahead of the Government giving the green light for a return to the…

SK22 Scam Alert from Safer Neighborhood Team

We’re alerting those in the New Mills and Buxton area, particularly within the postal code area of SK22, to a scam call that we have had an increased number of calls about over the past few weeks. This type of scam has led to significant financial loss. The call is from someone pretending to be a…

Phone in the Fringe!

Buxton Fringe have an exciting new event this year. Phone @ 5. 🎻🎭🎤🎨🎹🤹‍♀️🎸🎪🎧🎫🎬🎺 We cannot hold our usual Fringe @ 5 in Pavilion gardens so we are offering people the opportunity to receive a phone call. 🎻🎭🎤🎨🎹🤹‍♀️🎸🎪🎧🎫🎬🎺 You don’t need the internet to be able to enjoy the Fringe. This year some of our entrants…

Help Businesses You Love Come out of Crisis

If you’re anything like us, you likely have a long list of small businesses that you love and want to see come out on the other side of the pandemic. However, as much as you might want to, supporting financially just might not be feasible right now. We totally get it, and we’re right there…

Live Streaming Later

🎻🎤🎹🎸🎧🎬🎺   LiveStream Starts at 8 p.m. tonight…   🎻🎤🎹🎸🎧🎬🎺   Scottish musicians come together to support Scotland’s vital Grassroots Music Venues. 3 stages of music recorded for the Save Our Scottish Venues campaign include sets from KT Tunstall, The Xcerts, Hunter & the Bear, Wet Wet Wet, Be Charlotte, Fatherson, Luke La Volpe, Hue…

Breastfeeding Network Event

Contact details are here on the network Facebook page.

Father’s Day offer at Stars Cafe

Treat dad this Sunday, with our “fathers day” platter. Must be pre-ordered by 1pm Saturday. £20 serves 2 Orders being taken on 01298 213207 Alternatively order through our page.

Supermarkets recalling Primula Cheese at risk from dangerous bacteria

This product recall notice affects 10 varieties of Primula Cheese tubes. A possible source of Clostridium botulinum” has been found in one of the products. “Botulinum toxin may cause a serious form of food poisoning called botulism and can be fatal.” The notice states that if you have bought any of these products, you should…

CHCS FC Lions Return to Training!

Chris Hill Community Sports Parents! The FC Lions return to training soon. Here’s some useful guides for coaches, parents and players. Please share with your little Lions!        

Accidental Yogis!

This is just the kind of rock you’ll be looking for this weekend! It will have a drawing of a yoga pose and the name underneath. The letter you need for the competition entry will be highlighted in gold Special thanks to the lovely Pip for doing these for me I think everyone will agree…

Ashley’s Window Cleaning Services

  ‘I am a local Buxton based window cleaner, looking for more work in the area. I cover Buxton, Whaley, chapel, Ashbourne Bakewell Matlock and all surrounding towns and villages I clean every 4 or 8 weekly and accept payments via Cash or bank transfer. I clean all the windows frames sills and doors and…

Morrisons and Food Banks

At Morrisons, we’re donating £10 million worth of food to food banks and local community groups across the country by the end of July. That doesn’t include the generous donations of our customers who have donated more than ever before, so we wanted to say a huge thank you for your support! #FeedingTheNation #Foodbanks #ItsMoreThanOurJob   Food Banks…

Share your views with Buxton Team Parish

Share your views, have your say about the Community and Church – Buxton Team Parish. When you have submitted one either remain anonymous or put your name below or message us and you’ll go in a draw for a prize…🥰😀🌼❤️ Rev. Liz x https://forms.gle/G98M9crHJq5NCdXEA Reverend Liz would love to hear your views! We would be…

Will Buxton Iron Man & Buxton Belle beat the Broadwalk?

🦸🏻‍♂️👸🏻 Spread the word 🥀📖 Buxton Iron Man & Buxton Belle are heading to the Pavilion Gardens, Buxton, to complete a SPONSORED WALK of 10 lengths of Broadwalk. 💃🚶‍♂️ Can you slow them down by requesting photos and songs whilst observing social distancing? 🎶📸😆 *** 1pm – 2pm Saturday 27th June *** Come along to Broadwalk in your best…

Trent PTS – Looking After Your Mental Wellbeing

The mental health impacts of Covid-19 are likely to be significant and sustained. Projecting the extent and duration of the effects on mental health is not easy. Trent PTS would like to take a proactive approach and are ready to offer interventions for: • Those recovering from the virus, whose mental health, sleep or anxiety…

Stars Fathers Day Platter

Treat dad this Sunday, with Stars Cafe’s “fathers day” platter. Must be pre-ordered by 1pm Saturday.  £20 serves 2 Orders being taken on 01298 213207 or through our Facebook page  

Accidental Yogi Scavenger Hunt this Weekend

This is a free event to be able to win yoga goodies including equipment and free yoga classes (online for the moment). Accidental Yogis is running a scavenger hunt with a twist! No yoga experience required! 🙂 So grab the kids, your partner, or someone else at a socially acceptable distance and lets walk and…

Khomkhai Ward and her team thank our wonderful volunteers with a generous and delicious buffet!

   A huge thank you from the Street by Street to Khomkhai Thai Cuisine who provided the food parcel delivery team with a wonderful lunch in recognition of their hard work! ‘Kindness is the biggest gift you can bestow on the world’                  Our volunteers highly recommend Khomkhai!…

Buxton Market- New stalls added!

As well as the usual wonderful fresh fruit and vegetables, meat, antipasti and general groceries – today’s market includes handmade personal care products, plants, rugs and watches!   Come and support your local businesses in a safe way!  

La Capri’s Cafe- home delivery or collection available!

Not sure on what to cook tonight? Why bother why not let LaCapris at home do it for you.. now open for orders….. delivery or pickup….. Phone or direct message 01298 71392 We have something for everyone 🙂

Stars Cafe Buxton- Taking orders for Sunday Roasts!

Taking orders for our Sunday roast. This week beef or chicken, dont leave it too late. Desserts available from £1.50. Call 01298 213207

DCC provide treat bags for our amazing carers!

On Monday, Derbyshire County Council will be begin to deliver treat bags to carers of our adults with disabilities who have been doing an amazing job of looking after there family member 24/7 during cov19- a very stressful job with no services to help. These bags have been made up by the social workers in…

PPE and scrubs are GO!

We have a thriving home-spun PPE arm to add to our our amazing initiative! Thanks to Katy of For the Love of Scrubs, Emma for her hard work contacting local public services to notify them of our offer and taking posters out to shops also raising awareness of our survey! Sami, Richard, Kevin and Jo…

FREE Website Design for Sole Traders and Small Businesses!

To help sole traders / small businesses during lockdown, Fruitcake Media, Macclesfield are offering free website design and setup to anyone located in Macclesfield and surrounding areas, including Buxton. They will need you to cover some small monthly costs for hosting, support, security, maintenance but all design work and getting your new site online, will…

Having difficulties with your mortgage repayments? or needing other advice?

The Financial Conduct Authority has recently confirmed an extension of payment deferrals if you can’t pay your mortgage due to Corona Virus.  You can now request a deferral of up to 3 months until 31st October 2020.  Contact Citizens Advice for assistance with this or other issues.     https://www.facebook.com/pg/CitizensAdviceDerbyshireDistricts

Support High Peak’s Local Businesses

SHOP LOCAL CAMPAIGN – PLEASE SHARE From Monday, non-essential shops will be able to re-open. Lots of small local businesses are facing a big struggle. Robert Largan, MP for High Peak asks the community to support our brilliant local businesses and our high streets.  

11TH – 18TH JUNE – June National Theatre at Home: The Madness of George III

National Theatre at Home: The Madness of George III A royally epic production from Nottingham Playhouse, streaming from 7pm UK time on Thursday 11 June, until 7pm UK time on 18 June     https://www.youtube.com/watch  

12TH – 14TH JUNE – CHARITIES TOGETHER FUNDRAISER – DOWNLOAD TV 2020

The wait is almost over – Download TV is coming THIS WEEKEND! JUNE 12TH – 14TH KISS – IRON MAIDEN – DISTURBED – SYSTEM OF A DOWN – DEFTONES AND MANY MORE https://downloadfestival.co.uk/download-tv/ That’s right, for ONE WEEKEND ONLY, you can enjoy 3 days of live streamed music, interviews, interactive content and loads more from…

12TH – 14TH JUNE – ISLE OF WIGHT FESTIVAL COMES TO YOUR FRONT ROOM!

Absolute Radio reveal Front Room Festival line-up, a celebratory Isle of Wight Festival programme airing 12th – 14th June 22 Iconic Performances Airing 12th – 14th June from Paul McCartney, Fleetwood Mac, David Bowie, Coldplay, The Rolling Stones, The Who and more… Absolute Radio have combed the Isle of Wight Festival archives to programme an…

Cupcake Day! Raise some dough to help people affected by Dementia

  This year Cupcake Day is whenever you want it to be. So dust off your baking bowls, whip out your whisks and raise some dough to help people affected by dementia. For more information see https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/cupcake-day

Buxton Flowerpot Trail – 2020

    A fun activity for the family is making a Flowerpot Person, or following The Buxton Flowerpot Trail!   For all those wanting to join the trail for 2020, the deadline to enter is Friday 26 June – simply email your flowerpot person’s/sculpture’s location to hello@funnywonders.org.uk. Last year there were 28 dots on the…

BBC Bitesize help with home schooling

BBC Bitesize can help you with home schooling. It’s full of resources including wellbeing advice for you as parent and teacher… See website

Snake Update

Claire the creator of Buxton COVID-19 Snake can’t believe how long it is 🥰🐍   I really didn’t think it would grow but it has by all you amazing people and the High peak community…well done everyone….p.s keep painting rocks it’s getting towards the end of broad walk….and remember to varnish them 👍👍 X HP rocks (…

Clap for Carers Week

This week is Carers Week, and although the Carer’s Clap has been officially called off people up and down the Country are being asked to Clap their Communities Hidden Carers this week, whether young or old, or anywhere in between!   We would like to ask all carers to please remember your neighbours are there…

15 June – Virtual Coffee Morning

No one should have to face coronavirus alone. During this crisis, we’ve all made sacrifices and dealt with challenges. For years, the UK has already faced an epidemic of loneliness. And a decade of cuts to mental health and public services has only made things more difficult for people in need of support. When this…

Buxton Street by Street breaks it’s own record – 32 food parcels in one day!

‘Thanks to Morrisons, Aldi UK and Waitrose & Partners!’ (Stacey can no longer see her kitchen floor 😉

Latest Council business re-opening information

Next week sees a further easing of the Covid-19 restrictions with more non-essential retail businesses opening their doors. St Ann’s Well in Buxton as well as public toilets at the town hall & Pavilion Gardens will also re-open from 15 June. Most facilities will operate on a one-in-one-out basis and toilets will need to close…

Vision Buxton share latest local business and attraction updates

There are new updates on our Business & Groups information page including the latest government guidance. Public toilets and St Anne’s Well are to reopen and cafes and shops are starting to reopen (with measures in place) #supportlocal Anything to add? Please get in touch. http://www.visionbuxton.co.uk/business-group-information-updates-in-response-to-covid-19-pandemic/ #Buxton #BuxtonBusiness #BuxtonCommunity #HighPeak #BuxtonLockdown #BuxtonCOVID19 #coronavirusuk #covid19uk

Community donations of laptops for High Peak Food Bank who get IT support provided in kind by local business!

A message of gratitude from Stacey Hawtin of High Peak Food Bank and Buxton Street by Street: “Thanks to everyone who has donated laptops to help Zink clients to retrain online at home in preparation for applying for jobs. Also huge thank you to Stuart at IT Solutions in Buxton who has generously given his…

Morrisons offer FREE deliveries to those who are shielding, vulnerable and elderly

Morrisons are offering a FREE Delivery service to anyone who is shielding, elderly or vulnerable. Theres no special letters needed! NO online needed, you just phone 03456116111 option 5 and talk to the fabulous people at the other end and the NEXT day your shopping is picked and delivered from your local Morrisons. Any questions…

The Best of Buxton spotted by the Safer Neighbourhood Team!

‘There’s some fantastic people around while on patrol today Buxton Police SNT came across this lovely bunch, litter picking on the steps that lead from Granby Road Fairfield to Morrisons. Great effort from Charlie, Emily and Maisie plus Mums!’  

A tribute to our key workers shone onto trees in the city- Proper Manchester!

The project comes from Ramsbottom-based Illuminos, an artist duo responsible for some of the digital works seen at the likes of Bluedot festival and Chinese New Year. Trees across the city centre will be illuminated with the faces of nominated key workers in a touching ‘tree tribute’. There is set to be 33 trees, known…

The many virtues of Zoom- here’s how to start!

Wondering what all this Zooming about is about!? Here’s an introduction from the Global Free Learning Community (https://edu.gcfglobal.org/en/) to help you get Zooming off to your next Quiz Night or Party https://edu.gcfglobal.org/en/zoom/getting-started-with-zoom/1/

Glastonbury comes to you!

INTRODUCING THE WORLD’S LARGEST VR music and arts festival For its 11th incarnation, and in response to the pandemic affecting the planet, the team behind Glastonbury’s Shangri-La has reinvented itself once more by teaming up with VRJAM and Sansar to create the world’s largest independent music and arts festival in virtual reality, Lost Horizon. Lost…

Carers Week – because carers matter, every week.

Are you a carer or do you know someone who is? We recognise that the lockdown during COVID 19 has been especially tough, perhaps with increased stress, responsibilities, anxiety and fatigue. Recent research has found that the number of carers around the country has increased amidst the pandemic, largely due to extended family no longer…

Virtual home pet show brought to you by the RSPCA- 14th June

Join us on June 14 for Virtual One Fun Day – an event for you and your pets to enjoy from the comfort of your own home. On Sunday 14 June join us from 10am for a day of animal focused fun. A range of interactive animal-themed activities will be beamed in to your home…

Wear a Hat Day with flowers and raise money for Brain Tumour Research!

Register and find out more here: http://www.braintumourresearch.org (and go to the ‘fund raise’ tab)

Who Dun It? – Find Out on Thursday!

Glossop’s Partington Theatre is inviting locals to join them in an online murder mystery evening next Thursday (June 11) from 7pm.   The theatre’s volunteers have been hosting a regular online quiz during lockdown – but this will be a bit different!   Instead, they will be putting on a performance of ‘Murder in the Red…

Take the Knee Tomorrow

For everyone who would like to show their solidarity with Black Lives Matter  and Justice for George Floyd Movements and still stay at home, here’s something to help you take part

Something for Everyone on the Market Today

Something for everyone on the market today: fruit & veg, fish, pet food, groceries, clothes and much more. Please adhere to the markets social distancing measures. Thank you. 😊    

Help Save Chester Zoo

🐘🐢 SAVE OUR ZOO 🦁🐧 As the UK’s biggest and most popular charity zoo, we’ve tried to stay positive during this pandemic. Our conservationists have continued to prevent extinction, our virtual days have cheered up the nation, and our learning resources have helped thousands of home-schooling families. We wanted to remain a beacon of hope. We really tried.…

Update from Charlotte’s Chocolates and Cafe

First the bad news… we’re going to be closed for the next couple of days… but (here’s the good news) our trusty serving hatch will be open again from Wed 12-3pm for takeaway drinks, snacks, ice creams and pre-ordered chocolates. And (here’s the really good news) our little chocolate shop will be opening its doors…

New Menu from Lonestar

We’re back! Here’s our new menu! 🤤😱🥙🍔🍗 Call 01298 73301 from 1pm Thursday to book yours! 🤤😱🥙🍔🍗 🚨Keep your eyes peeled for our street food menu that’s starting next week 🚨 🤤😱🥙🍔🍗    

Getting the Decor Ready in the Cavendish

Lots of homewares have been added to the website today, we’re busy working hard to get ready to welcome our wonderful, loyal customers back in store very soon. Watch this space for our reopening date. https://www.decor-boutique.co.uk/ +3

Free Socialisation Workbook from the Puppy Nanny

Free Socialisation Workbook from the Puppy Nanny The Puppy Nanny at Contented Canines Training School ‘Thank you so much to everyone for your support over the last couple of months. It has been a really scary time for my business and I have wondered many many times if it would survive. It has been really…

On the Market Today

We have some new traders coming to Buxton Market today, selling hats and scarves, glass cleaning products and vintage and collectibles. Iccy Fashions will be back, in time to replenish your summer wardrobe.   Alongside our regulars – fresh fruit and veg, fresh fish, eggs and scotch eggs, olives and baklavas, plants, soaps, bath salts…

Peak Ascent Cycles – Business Update

COVID-19 UPDATE: UNFORTUNATELY THE SHOP WILL BE CLOSED FOR TWO WEEKS, REOPENING TO THE PUBLIC ON TUESDAY JUNE 23RD We’re currently receiving a very high volume of business and also running at a reduced capacity. Please bear with us whilst we try our best to give everyone our attention, and an overwhelming thank you all…

Year Round Love from Lia and Co.

A little ps to Volunteers Week. Volunteering isn’t just for pandemics – it’s all year round – as Lia Roos and all the crew at RoFA & Dreamscheme demonstrate. Come rain or shine, through wind, hail & snow; they’re here to help Fairfield folk. Thank you one & all 😊 Play

See How Serpentine Community Garden does Lockdown

This is the story of how amazing volunteers have been keeping Buxton’s community garden going during the Covid-19 lockdown!    

Morrisons Doorstep Deliveries

We’ve now delivered to 100,000 customers since we started our Doorstep Delivery service back in April, helping our elderly and vulnerable customers get the groceries they need. Our brilliant Community Champions are here to explain how the service works. If you know someone who could benefit from this service, then please let them know we’re…

BobaJob Quotes Required Please…

QUOTES REQUIRED PLEASE (SEE BELOW): Local ‘one off’ jobs for local people.If you have jobs to do – post the free of charge on here, if you are looking for jobs take them free of charge from here. www.abobajob.com Garden Landscaping including Patio ( Chapel-en-le-Frith, High Peak SK23, UK) Laptop repair (Whaley Bridge, High Peak…

Making Masks

For anyone wanting advice on making and wearing face masks here’s a handy how too and some advice from the World Health Organisation on wearing them… If you are adding a filter please don’t use a hoover filter or any which might contain micro-plastics.   Learn how to make a fabric face mask at home…

Test and Trace Full Fact Scam Advice

Here’s how you can verify that you’ve actually been contacted by NHS Test and Trace ► fullfact.org/online/test-and-trace-scam   How to avoid scammers exploiting Test and Trace launch Here's how you can verify that you’ve actually been contacted by NHS Test and Trace ► fullfact.org/online/test-and-trace-scam Gepostet von Full Fact am Freitag, 5. Juni 2020

Thank You Neighbours!

🍾🤩 It’s Day 7, and the last day of Volunteers Week 2020 🍾🤩 We hope in this weather our neighbours are enjoying a busy, or quiet, weekend, doing whatever they want (safely please! 😉 ) When the Pandemic began and lockdown was looming, the Viral Kindness Initiative was the heart of Buxton’s COVID-19 Support and that neighbour support remains…

WHO – Fabric Mask Advice

Get full advice on Fabric Face Masks from the WHO here

Cat & Fiddle Announce New Opening Times

Hello! We’ve been cautiously opening a take out service for the past couple of weekends and are now in a position where we can extend it slightly! Here’s the boring bit:   😼Shop open Weds to Sunday 10am-4pm😼 😼Max 4 people inside at any one time 😼 😼One way system in operation at all times 😼 😼Takeaway…

From 0 to 750 – Must be a Dervish About!

Drum roll please…. As Volunteers Week draws to an end, can we please say a big thank you to our wonderful food box delivery team. Today we delivered our 750th food box. I think you’ll agree, that’s not bad for a small operation set up from scratch just a few weeks ago! Thanks to Morrisons…

Happy Volunteers Week BSbS

THIS is what community looks like. THIS is what a shared vision looks like. THIS is what we can all achieve when we come together. THESE are just some the incredible people who collectively have ensured that hundreds of families, elderly people and those who are less able, have someone to turn to for help…

Zink Project Wins Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

FANTASTIC news! The Zink Project which runs the Highpeak Foodbank and employability service, supporting people to get back into work has won the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award a charity can receive.   An incredible achievement by an group of people who have also been collaborating with the Street by Street team…

Blythe House Volunteers are Awesome!

Rachel Leech, Children and Young People’s Counsellor at Blythe House, sums up the hospice’s amazing volunteer team: ‘I want to thank all our volunteers that help us to keep Blythe House Hospice going. Every one of you give your time and energy to help to support our community. I was a volunteer myself for Blythe…

Two Left Hands – Wellsdressings are ‘Not to be defeated’

Not to be defeated, following the cancellation of the Buxton Welldressings and Carnival, Two Left Hands would like to introduce our alternate project. If you’ve seen our puppets in the Carnival Parade in the last few years you know we like it big, and bright, and arty, but also that our goal is to bring…

Buxton Market Braves the Weather!

Back on Buxton Market tomorrow – Bev’s pet foods. Along with fresh fruit and veg, greek olives, fresh meats, plants, vintage and collectibles. And the weather forecast is looking much better, with sunshine between the showers.

Stars Weekend Menu…

Stars Cafe are open today, for takeaway. Full breakfasts, served in foil trays, breakfast baps, paninis, sandwiches, oatcakes, pie and chips, mini fish and chips, jacket potatoes, and a selection of lovely traybakes, homemade by debs bakes cakes. Call your order in on 01298 21320 🥰There’s still time to order for tomorrow, topside beef or…

PPE Advice and Supply for Care and Key Workers

😷😷😷 Following the latest guidance on wearing face coverings on public transport from June 15th here is their guidance on making and wearing face coverings. 😷😷😷 We’d like to remind all medical, care and key workers that they get priority passes to the Love of Scrubs PPE, and would ask you to let us know…

Jason Manford’s Games Night – Live Tonight

Can’t find many live streams today 🤔 Hoping that’s just a blip and all the Musicians and Artists out there remember we’re trying to stay at home, at least until they can entertain us in person! 🙃   So, time to test your brain matter tonight! See if the first week back at school or work…

Don’t Forget your Virtual Quiz Night!

Registration for our virtual quiz night hosted by Robert Largan MP for High Peak closes at 12 midday tomorrow! Sign up now for just £5 per household! There’s a chance to win a hamper prize including bottle of House of Commons whisky! 🥃🎉 all the money raised will go towards continuing to provide free care and support to local…

Easter Take Two!

Easter came early, or late depending if you a glass half full or empty kinda person…   22 boxes going out to the community today. As always with thanks to Morrisons, Aldi UK, Waitrose & Partners, Highpeak Foodbank, the amazing street by street gang and ALL OF YOU supporting.   Please donate at Foodbank stations in morrisons or…

5 Days of Volunteers Week Thanks

Ultimately, on Day 5 of Volunteers’ Week, a huge thank you once again to all of our volunteers across Connex Community Support who are the lifeline of our charity: our Befrienders; our Drivers; our Group Facilitators; our Home from Hospital volunteers; our Receptionists – we couldn’t make a difference without you! A special thank you…

Day 4 of Thanks from Connex

Thank you to all our super Befriending Volunteers today on Day 4 of Volunteers’ Week. We are so grateful for the difference you make and for the difference many of you continue to make in challenging circumstances and from afar. Thank you. Hats off to all our unsung hero and heroines who support people through…

Pie Society Deliver Delicious Dinners

‘piesociety’ will be doing a very limited number of roast dinners this Sunday 20 BEEF topside roasts only This will be the last Sunday roast for a while and will be done on a first come first served basis If you would like to request one of these delivered to your door, order ASAP as…

Belle & the Buxton Super Heroes Fly In

🦸🏻‍♂️🦹🏼‍♂️ Spread the word 🥀📖 Belle & the Buxton super heroes are heading to Fairfield, Buxton, next week to share songs and smiles whilst observing social distancing 🎶💃   Keep a look out from *** 1 pm on Saturday 13th June *** 🤳 Photos/selfies welcome and even better if shared on STOCKPORT SPIDER-MEN Young and old, step out on your…

Stars Do Brunch

Stars Licensed Cafe are proud to bring you ‘The Brunch Box!’ Now available to order, £20, serves 4. Order on 01298 213207. Collection or local delivery.  

Ashleys Pure Clean

Ashleys’ Pure Clean is a local Buxton based window cleaner, looking for more work in the area. I clean every 4 weeks and accept payments via Cash or bank transfer. I clean all the windows frames sills and doors and carry full insurance for the property’s I work on. If anyone is in need of reliable…

Homemade Brookies and Cookies

🍪🤤 Delicious homemade brookies and cookies! 🍪🤤 🍪🤤 Check out Foodee Cookies for more details 🍪🤤 Contactless payment, with collection or delivery! If buying as a gift can include a personalised note 🎁

The Clap Continues!

👏👏👏 It may be raining but it didn’t stop us from clapping! 👏👏👏 It’s also Day 4 of Volunteers Week 2020 so tonight we dedicated our support to all the Volunteers out there, especially ours 😉 (hello Super Stars, hope you’re staying safe!) 🤩 Whether it’s St Johns Ambulance; Mountain Rescue; Air Ambulance; a Residents…

CHCS Trespass Dance – Live

Trespass Dance – Back Tomorrow Live on Zoom with Coaches Jennie and Bethan Please drop us a line for ID and Password #buxton #trespass #dance

Derbyshire 0-19 Service, DCHS and Healthwatch Derbyshire – Here to help!

Find out what services your School Nurse and Health Visitng team offer and how to contact them along with up-to-date information on COVID-19 at:  http://www.derbyshireschoolnurses.org.uk/ and http://www.dchs.nhs.uk/healthvisiting         Derbyshire Community Health Services provide a wide range of services to our community.  Go to their website for full details http://www.dchs.nhs.uk/  http://www.dchs.nhs.uk/home/coronavirus/for-patients-and-visitors for information specific to…

Mental Health, housing and financial Support for Veterans- By Lily Jones

Mental Health, Housing and Financial Guide for Veterans When a member of the British military retires from active service and returns to civilian life, the adjustments required can be significant. Unmarried soldiers with no children may have no dependents, but if they have been serving overseas the idea of finding a new home via a…

Another reason we should celebrate volunteers every day of every week!

Stacey and Maddy- two of our incredible volunteers who drive to local supermarkets in the morning to collect and then package emergency food parcels for our local families: ‘Rainy day today so this mornings operations moved inside, we used to have a floor somewhere! 20 boxes picked up and delivered to the local community’.  

Food parcels delivered to local School!

‘Big thanks to our Morrisons community champion Robert Harrison for coming up with the goods again today – this time a hamper of fresh fruit and snacks for Buxton Infant School!’

Home From Hospital Derbyshire – celebrated by CONNEX Community Support

This Volunteers Week CONNEX wanted to recognise the brilliant voluntary work Home from Hospital Derbyshire are doing! As part of Volunteers’ Week, the spotlight is on our super Home from Hospital Volunteers. Our Home from Hospital volunteers support anyone recently discharged from hospital or at risk of hospitalisation. Although they can’t visit people at this…

Chris Hill Community Sports Football Club – Players wanted!

Business top-up grant fund announced – details on how to claim here

TOP UP GRANT FUND APPLICATIONS OPEN Last month the Government announced a discretionary fund for local councils, designed to help businesses that fall between the cracks of other support schemes. High Peak Borough Council have now launched the scheme, businesses can apply here: https://myforms.highpeak.gov.uk/DISCRETIONARYGRANTFUNDAPPLICATION/launch Criteria are set out here: https://highpeak.gov.uk/Coronavirus-Business-Financial-Support If you are a business…

Healthwatch Derbyshire – up-to-date advice on shielding

‘Shielding’ is the word used to describe how to protect those at highest risk of severe illness if they catch coronavirus. To help you with the latest government advice about shielding and your access to the outdoors please see Healthwatch Englands article which contains the link to the detailed government guidance: https://www.healthwatch.co.uk/advice-and-information/2020-03-26/coronavirus-what-does-shielding-mean Healthwatch Derbyshire is…

Find out how you are Feeling today!

How are you feeling today? We’re thinking we love the free online Mental Wellbeing Support that’s sprung up to help us feel better at this ever changing time….   How are you feeling today? As we strive for more balance and happiness in our lives it can be helpful to know how we are feeling…

Chakra Lounge Opens This Week!

Happiness is… feeling EXCITED. Re-opening on 5th June for takeaway and collections only.  The Chakra Lounge website will be launching soon for pre-orders and online shopping. We will be implementing a new system to follow all social distancing & hygiene guidelines.

BBQ Free Peak District

Peak District National Park are pleading for a BBQ free Peak District as Discarded BBQ’s spark fires…   Today, we are asking retailers and forecourts across the #PeakDistrict to follow the positive steps taken by Spar/Barrons in our National Park and voluntarily remove disposable BBQs from sale. The devastating impacts from discarded BBQs have been made starkly…

Latest FA Guidance for Grassroots Football

The latest guidance for any potential grassroots restart has just been released. The FA have issued further guidance to all grassroots football and informal football activity outside the professional game following the Government’s relaxation of COVID-19 restrictions from 1 June 2020.   Consistent with Government advice published on Monday 1 June, the following outdoor football activity…

Stay Cool in the Warm Weather

The warm weather is wonderful but can cause problems for older or more vulnerable people so keeping cool in summer is very important. Particularly for people with certain medical conditions, the elderly and the very young.   Older people and people with heart, respiratory and other serious health problems are most vulnerable when the temperature…

Super Snakes Slither across the High Peak

🐍🐍🐍 Have you been to see Buxtons snake yet? It looks fantastic! 🌈🐍 We have snakes in Buxton, Peak Dale, Whaley, Dove, Chapel, New Mills and Chinley!  As well as the adults finding that inner artist it’s lovely to see so many wonderful creations from the children. 🐍🌈🐍   It’s lovely to see families having…

More Market Stalls Return Today

We’re looking forward to seeing some of our regular traders back on Buxton Market today – plants, natural soaps, cosmetics, incense, bath salts, clothing and accessories, knitting wool, bedding, vintage and collectibles… as well as fresh fruit and veg, fish, olives, Greek pastries and more. Covid distancing and hygiene measures are still in place, please…

Let Us Know What Next – Take Our Survey!

Hi all! 😊 We’ve checked in with our wonderful neighbour volunteers and can say, with thanks, that we’re all still here and staying at home when we can 😍 If  you or anyone who is staying at home needs our help please remember to let us know, and, if you don’t mind, we’d like to…

Our amazing volunteers! More food parcels delivered around Buxton!

  Caitlin Bisknell- Buxton Street by Street Coordinator and Zinc’s High Peak Food Bank worker: ‘The kindness and generosity of High Peak folks never ceases to astound me. Since we started out just a few weeks ago with help from Aldi UK Morrisons & High Peak Foodbank, our fabulous volunteer drivers have delivered around 500…

Waste recycling in Derbyshire

Household waste recycling centres Our household waste recycling centres are open for essential visits only – that means if you have waste you can’t store safely at home without it causing injury or harm. Please use your kerbside collections run by your local district or borough council as you normally would and hang on to…

‘Life in Lockdown’ Over 65? Become an author!

Connex Community Support shared a post: ‘Life in Lockdown’-writing project Over 65? Ever fancied becoming an author, enjoy writing stories and poetry, fancy being a blogger? If so Connex would like to hear from you! Connex would like to put together a collection of local stories, poems and blogs about ‘Life in Lockdown’ so we…

Dropkick Murphys LiveStream Tonight

😊🎼🎻🎸🥁🎤🎼😊 From the hallowed grounds of their hometown Boston ballpark, Dropkick Murphys will be STREAMING OUTTA FENWAY with a full-on live performance – FREE from the infield dirt !!! 😊🎼🎻🎸🥁🎤🎼😊 presented by Pega. Watch Live on Facebook 11.00 p.m. Tonight

Volunteers deliver a record 25 boxes!

Mai’s thoughts for today as the Buxton Street by Street Volunteers get out a daily record of 25 boxes to those who require support during this pandemic. (None for Mai though, Dentasticks will do!)   Food with thanks to Morrisons, Aldi UK and High Peak Foodbank, packed with the help of my amazing wife Maddison and coordinated and distributed by all…

Meerkat Music Presents Take That & Robbie Williams

🎼🎤🥁🎸🎻🎧🎼 Meerkat Music Presents Take That & Robbie Williams 🎼🎤🥁🎸🎻🎧🎼 On Friday 29th May at 8pm my buddies Take That & Robbie Williams play music extravaganza, from their homes, to yours! It is promise to be a night you’ll Never Forget! Although Sergei probably will. He’d forget his tie if it weren’t clipped on.

Ministry of Sound presents Ministry Weekender

🎼🎤🥁🎸🎻🎧🎼 Ministry of Sound presents Ministry Weekender; a two-day virtual party streamed live to your home in aid of raising money for the WHO Solidarity Fund, which helps countries prevent, detect and respond to the ongoing pandemic. 🎼🎤🥁🎸🎻🎧🎼 Ministry Weekender partner YouTube, will match $2 for every $1 dollar raised during the stream. Enjoy the…

At Home shouldn’t mean At Risk

If you have any concerns about Domestic Abuse, you can contact Derbyshire Constabulary in the following ways: • Facebook – send us a private message. • Twitter – direct message our contact centre on @DerPolContact • Website – complete the online contact form. • Phone – call us on 101. If you are concerned that…

Early Diagnosis Saves Lives!

Early cancer diagnosis saves lives. Due to coronavirus, fewer people are contacting their doctor. Your local surgery is ready to help you safely. They can talk to you over the phone, or by video link, and can arrange for further tests. Whatever happens, tell your doctor if your symptoms get worse or don’t get better.…

NHS Test and Trace service launched.

The NHS Test and Trace service launched.   Here’s how YOU can play a part in controlling the virus, if you: 🟦 get coronavirus symptoms OR 🟨 have been in contact with someone who tests positive for coronavirus   If you are advised to isolate locally please don’t forget Buxton Street by Street Neighbours are set up…

‘Covid-19 snake’ grows to more than 2,500

A trail of brightly coloured painted rocks lining Broadwalk in Buxton has now grown to more than 2,500, capturing local people’s imagination and community spirit. Buxton resident Clare Cartledge, who started the ‘Covid-19 snake’ earlier in May with a hand full of her own creations said she’s amazed at how it’s taken off. Read the…

Hoglet season has started

Advice from Chesterfield Charity Pet Samaritans for helping hoglet’s – Please be extremely vigilant when clearing debris from your garden over the coming months as hedgehog breeding season is in full swing. If a hedgehog nest is disturbed or damaged it will very likely lead to devastating consequences for the hoglets if no action is taken. …

Citizens Advice Money Advice Line

If you need debt advice, call the Money Advice Line on 0300 456 8390 Our Money Adviser helped a very thankful client write their debts off… ‘Thank you again for your help. This is life changing for me. I’d recommend Citizens Advice to anyone who needs help.’ Citizens Advice Derbyshire Districts

Told to Isolate? We’re ready to help!

Following today’s government announcement and the expected roll-out of the Test and Trace system, we wanted to share our streamlined ‘request for help’ and ‘offer to help’ platforms. If you are informed to immediately isolate, we want to make sure that you call on us so you have everything you need to stay isolated and…

A Healthwatch Reminder

Early cancer diagnosis saves lives. Due to coronavirus, fewer people are contacting their doctor. Your local surgery is ready to help you safely. They can talk to you over the phone, or by video link, and can arrange for further tests. Whatever happens, tell your doctor if your symptoms get worse or don’t get better.…

Lost Cat – Harpur Hill – 26/05

My cat hasn’t come home since last night (25/05). I wouldn’t normally be worried but in 8 years she has never gone any further than the garden and never stays out. If anybody up Harpur Hill, specifically near Kendal close, Sommerset close sees her please could you email. Thanks.

Macmillan Fundraising Fun Nights

Get ready for some virtual fun by taking part in a Macmillan fundraising fun nights.  There’s everything you need to everything you need to host a board games night online that makes a real difference, host a seamless quiz night, or solve the mind-boggling murder mystery! Once you sign up, you’ll receive everything you need…

Derbyshire Wildlife Trust Teach us to Bee Kind

It is proven that a daily dose of nature improves your mental health, so Derbyshire Wildlife Trust have got a few hints and tips of ways you can get wild at home. 🌞🐝🌺🐝🌼🐝💐🐝🌻🌞 This Thursday at 2.00 p.m. there’s a free Bee Kind Webinar and Q&A all about bee’s.  Register for the webinar here 🌞🐝🌺🐝🌼🐝💐🐝🌻🌞…

Music stars to lead Greater Manchester doorstep sing-along

Liam Gallagher, Mark Owen and Emeli Sande are to lead a doorstep sing-along to celebrate the community spirit shown in the Covid-19 lockdown. Manchester’s Together In One Voice event will invite people to join in with an online stream of songs from “doorsteps, windows, balconies and streets” at 19:30 BST on Thursday 28/05/2020 The stream…

Look up for the SpaceX Launch Tonight!

🌙🚀☄️ In this landmark crewed test flight launching from Kennedy Space Center, SpaceX will send NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley on a test flight aboard the Crew Dragon spacecraft!. ✨🛸☄️   🌙🚀☄️Launching at 9.30 p.m. if the skies are clear and your looking South West you’ll be able to look up to the…

Social Distance Signage

High Peak Signs have Social distancing floor stickers available.  Supply only, please contact 01298 74014 or send an email Kiln Lane, Harpur Hill Business Park. SK17 9JL Get Directions

Journaling for beginners!

Are you thinking of keeping a daily journal about your personal experience of your life under lockdown and beyond? This may be a therapeutic way of channelling the rollercoaster of emotions that many of us are feeling, giving you the chance to reflect on the positive outcomes as well as the challenges. It may be…

Do you have a question for the government’s daily Coronovirus press conference?

Ask a question at the coronavirus press conference Submit a question for the daily coronavirus (COVID-19) press conference. If your question is chosen, a cabinet minister will answer it during the live broadcast. You must be 18 or over to submit a question. https://www.gov.uk/ask?fbclid=IwAR3yxTfigqsGVDnpGzjsg28JCWOCVLpuNI91pgwmk2PYPfWotedo2qcv7fo An independent polling organisation chooses the questions at 10am each day.…

Our amazing food parcel delivery team 🙂

‘Our favourite street by street volunteer Mai the dog shares her thoughts on this glorious bank holiday . Thanks to the entire team, another 12 parcels out this morning . Also thank-you to Serpentine Community Garden for the delicious fresh salad that went out with the boxes!’ Stacey and Maddison who collect food surplus from…

Calling all over 60s creatives!- King Lear Prizes announced!

The new national creative arts competition for older people stuck at home because of Coronavirus Many people in the UK are still staying at home due to Coronavirus, and older people have been particularly restricted in what they can do and who they can see. Our greatest writer, William Shakespeare, was faced with a similar…

Grants for young people aged under 25 living in Fairfield – deadline 31st May

Live in the parish of Fairfield? Aged 25 or under, and in education or training, learning an instrument or a sport – you could be eligible for a grant from FEST. Deadline is Sunday 31 May Fairfield Endowed School Trust – FEST Applications for educational grants are invited from persons: in secondary or post 16…

Citizens Advice Bureau release COVID-19 employment impact report

856,000 more people claimed unemployment benefits in April. “Each job loss can mean a household struggling to make rent, cover their bills or pay for the food” Read our latest #CoronaVirus impact report focusing on employment. If you need help with an employment issue, call our Adviceline on 0300 456 8390. Open Monday to Friday,…

#StayHome stay #HomeTasking

If you’ve not caught up with Alex Horne, Greg Davies, and crazy world of #HomeTasking a new 30 hour home task challenge starts tomorrow morning. 😀🎬⏰✅❎📽🤔🤯   #HomeTask for today – learn all about it and watch some of the amazing #HomeTasking Wins and Fails to get the ideas flowing!   Here’s Alex with how…

Curl up with Comedy

Don’t want your mood to match today’s weather!? Check out this guide to online comedy specials to help bring a smile to a grey day 🤣🥳🤩😎  

Charity Golf Tournament Live Tonight

There’s not many sports up and running at the moment but there’s some kicking about 😉 🏌️‍♀️🏌️‍♂️🏌️‍♀️🏌️‍♂️ Tonight Golf titans Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson are set to partner up with NFL superstars Peyton Manning and Tom Brady in a charity golf match which will raise money for the fight against coronavirus. 🏌️‍♀️🏌️‍♂️🏌️‍♀️🏌️‍♂️   Dubbed…

Get out of the Rain and into the Theatre

Looking for something to snuggle up under a blanket to escape the rain? Check out the National Theatres You Tube Page   There’s only 5 days left to watch the fantastic Gillian Anderson in A Streetcar Named Desire Filmed on stage at the Young Vic by National Theatre Live.   Order, order. This House is…

Stay in, Rave in – Cos it’s Raining!

It’s a grim day outside so it must be the Bank Holiday Weekend! 🙉 Here’s some live streams and recorded links to keep you all entertained at home today..   First let’s keep the kids busy! 😉   🥁🎷🎤🎧🎼 Big Fish Little Fish family rave teams and DJs beam from their homes to yours weekly.…

Lockdown from a teenager’s perspective

James Spoerry, 15, on taking teachers for granted and missing out on seeing his friends:  The novelty of home schooling can wear off quickly. Photograph: Antonio Guillem Fernández/Alamy When I heard schools were going to close, I was like every other 15-year-old: excited. Thinking home schooling would be great. What could be better than not…

Help Derbyshire small businesses get back into business with the #Iamopen Campaign!

Join our ‘I Am Open’ campaign to help Derbyshire businesses bounce back from lockdown As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread, it is still causing huge problems for businesses across Derby and Derbyshire. Help is at hand though, as people across the city and county have joined our new #IAmOpen campaign to support businesses impacted…

If you haven’t seen the snake yet… it’s over 2000 painted pebbles long!

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Derbyshire Fire and Rescue service advice on using public waterways

Burbage Band play a Happy tune for you!

Socially distanced music video Gepostet von Jenny Gartside am Freitag, 22. Mai 2020

Princesses and Heroes come to town! 😀

The princesses and heroes are getting ready for next week’s social-distance visits in Buxton. We will try our best to interact with as many children as possible (from a distance, of course). Exact times cannot be guaranteed as this depends on how long it takes to move through each area. BUT you can: Listen out…

Buxton Markets – Saturday 23rd May; come get your fresh produce!

Antibody testing

Department of Health and Social Care – DHSC We’re launching a new antibody testing programme to provide tens of thousands of tests. Learn more: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-to-offer-antibody-tests-to-health-and-social-care-staff-and-patients-in-england NHS and care home staff in England will be prioritised for tests, while patients and care residents will be eligible at their clinician’s request. Accurate and reliable lab-based antibody tests…

Live stream weekend!

Roll up… Roll up… For the Coronacoaster!

National Dog Rescue Day

Are you over 60 and would like the company of a dog for the rest of its life, but are concerned you cannot afford it? (Please give careful thought though as sadly there are concerns many people have acquired dogs that will require rehoming after lockdown ) http://giveadogabone.net If you’re over 60 and would love…

Healthwatch Derbyshire: Bank holiday pharmacy opening times

For your local (and Derbyshire wide) Pharmacy opening times this Bank Holiday Monday 25th May please visit: https://www.derbyandderbyshireccg.nhs.uk/news/news-articles-2020/opening-times-late-may-bank-holiday-2020/ For the latest local health service information for Derbyshire in one place during the pandemic visit: https://joinedupcarederbyshire.co.uk/public-info-covid-19. Healthwatch Derbyshire is here to help anyone navigate the changes to their health and social care especially anyone without internet access:…

Radio One’s Big Weekend!

Big Weekend 2020 takes place this weekend (Friday 22 – Sunday 24 May 2020), but with a twist: it’s a virtual festival. Radio 1 and the world’s biggest artists will be joining you remotely while you stay at home. The likes of Sam Smith and Jonas Brothers will be performing from their homes and maybe…

Big Weekend 2020 Starts Tonight

Big Weekend 2020 takes place this weekend (Friday 22 – Sunday 24 May 2020), but with a twist: it’s a virtual festival. Radio 1 and the world’s biggest artists will be joining you remotely while you stay at home. The likes of Sam Smith and Jonas Brothers will be performing from their homes and maybe…

Garden or Moshpit?

For anyone wanting to turn their garden into a mosh pit this Bank Holiday Weekend here’s a treat for you! 👹🎤🎻 it Up🥁🎸🎺🎷🎧🤠   (but maybe not your neighbours, sorry neighbours! 🙉) There’s some great online content coming up in the next few days. Firstly, Rebellion  are going to be streaming a live show from…

Boots Opticians

Hope everyone is keeping safe and well 🌈 If you require an essential or emergency appointment please get in touch through Facebook messenger https://www.facebook.com/Boots-Opticians-Buxton-106340424415150/ref=gs&eid=ARBFqCmyzkDXDtHE8hEhMuqC7UHKUv4Bjek3Rf5FYgSXdekWluwdfxuT191QeouwW2rD0rFIkVAJdRsW&hc_ref=ARTt_T_Fl-_mb2b6LqwbjHf_1IjFtG6SjOVdbJJJ0OkQw7i2UiBg8s25QPi0c9fYyo&fref=gs&dti=560370601245794&hc_location=group_dialog, email direct to Paul.amadi@boots-opticians.co.uk or call us on 01298 22443. Our experienced team will be able to help you and arrange an appointment if it is clinically necessary. Please stay alert,…

Be careful with that rolling pin Eugene 😉

Turn that frown, upside down! https://www.facebook.com/Negrowskyococ/videos/10158546389168856/

Morrisons- another helping hand for young readers!

Thank you to National Literacy Trust and our key worker colleagues for donating and helping to distribute 175,000 books and art kits into their local communities to the children who need them most. #Morrisons #FeedingTheNation #ItsMoreThanOurJob #LocalCommunities #FoodBanks #Books Our Buxton Street by Street volunteer drivers; Stacey, Maddy, Carmel, Steve, Richard, Barry, Mel, Jackie, Georgia…

Wonder Walks – Dog walking service

https://www.facebook.com/wonderwalks8/photos/a.359778271040876/359778097707560/?type=1&theater  

Grapevine Wellbeing – Buxton

Find out more here: https://www.grapevinebuxton.com/?fbclid=IwAR1sSQRG8tmxuOqCezpEgAb6rUL37u3njl6ghK-QzLA7T2ZMh_-iWPtM4qo

Your food chain needs you! – Join the Student land army!

Calling all students – Earn money and help feed the nation. 80,000 seasonal workers are needed to help bring in the UK’s harvest from the end of May and across the summer. If you are a student join the #StudentLandArmy to help the national effort to overcome the pandemic emergency and earn money while you…

The Fine Dine-in with Macmillan Cancer Care

The Fine Dine-In Everyone is missing a nice meal out at the moment, so we are helping you recreate one in the comfort of your home. From quirky conversation starters to delicious recipe ideas from HelloFresh, we have created everything you need to host a fun-filled virtual dinner party while raising vital funds for people…

How to treat COVID-19 at home

There is currently no specific treatment for coronavirus (COVID-19), but you can often ease the symptoms at home until you recover. Treating a high temperature If you have a high temperature, it can help to: get lots of rest drink plenty of fluids (water is best) to avoid dehydration – drink enough so your pee…

Derbyshire Florence Nightingale Home and COVID-19 test booking link

The Care Quality Commission have just given fast-track approval to Derbyshire County Council using a brand new care home to set up a special Florence Nightingale Home to exclusively take patients discharged from hospital who need to rest, recuperate and isolate after suffering from COVID-19 but aren’t yet ready to go home. This temporary Florence…

Supplies for Scrubs

For the Love of Scrubs Buxton are looking for donations to help them with their scrubs and other PPE.   Trish says ‘If anyone wants to help we are always short of bobbins of cotton any size and any colour, elastic or cord/ribbon to thread through the scrubs bags if anyone has any spare. Even…

PT Corner Online Mental Wellbeing Seminar Tonight!

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week. 📅 Currently 1 in 4 people in the world will be affected by mental health at some point in their lives. 😔 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Around 450 million people are CURRENTLY suffering with some form of mental health condition. 🌍 And with the current situation we are going through it is not only…

Give Space to Guide Dogs

Street by Street Service Update

We just wanted to say thank you to all of you who continue to offer help to your community. We are getting regular feedback about what this personally means to so many of those in need amongst us. You are amazing 🌈❤️🌈 We are working on a central request for help and volunteer sign –…

Text Scam Alert from Elmwood Medical

Elmwood Medical Centre have received reports of a possible scam (18/05/2020) Some women are being contacted by text message, claiming to be from the call and recall service to advise they are overdue for their cervical screening (smear test). The message asks them to call a mobile number and provide personal details. These messages are…

Radio 2 announces All Day PopMaster

‘Everything stops for PopMaster!’ as Radio 2 announces All Day PopMaster. (Bank Holiday Monday, 25 May). Listeners and some of the UK’s best loved BBC and commercial radio presenters including Zoe Ball, Greg James, Dotun Adebayo and Ronan Keating will be competing against each other across the station’s daytime shows in the nation’s favourite pop…

Tests Available for over 5’s with Coronavirus Symptoms

If you have symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19), you can ask for a test to check if you have the virus. Important – Please help the NHS and only ask for a test if you or someone you live with has symptoms now. Information: If you need medical advice about your symptoms: England: NHS 111 online…

COVID 19 Symptom – Loss or Change to Sense of Smell

A loss or changed sense of taste or smell has been added to the NHS coronavirus symptoms list alongside a cough and fever. Anyone suffering loss of taste or smell, or a noticeable change, should now self-isolate for seven days to reduce the risk of spreading the infection.  

No Stalling the Return of Buxton Market

🍳🍓🍯 Great news, Debbie will be back on Buxton Market tomorrow, with farm eggs, jams and preserves.🍳🍓🍯 Debbie will be setting up alongside but at a safe distance from Vinny’s fresh fruit and veg, Jamie’s fresh fish and Bash’s olives and greek pastries. As ever please follow our social distancing rules and queue safely.

JIGSAWS AVAILABLE TO TAKE/SWAP

❤️🥰❤️ Over the past few weeks Connex Community Support have had nearly 40 jigsaws donated which  has been amazing, thank you! ❤️🥰❤️ We have managed to get some out to our clients and have many left over ready to be given out to whoever would like one. If you are wanting a jigsaw then please get…

Recycling Queue Times – Hourly Updates

The recycling centres opened up again today (18/05/2020) ❤️🥰❤️ Here’s a link to waiting times  ⚠️⚠️⚠️Check queue times  for our recycling centres before you travel. ⚠️⚠️⚠️ ✔️ Our website will be updated every hour with the latest details here   ✔️ We’re expecting our sites to be very busy today so please avoid if possible and…

Divine Trash Click and Collect

Good news! Divine Trash will be at the shop this week for our wonderful click and collect customers! As well as adding new stock to the site we also have the amazing 5 days of 50% off offers online (that’s a tongue twister!) so we thought it would be a good idea to be at the shop…

Chelsea Flower Show 2020

💐🌹🍁🥀 Chelsea Flower Show 2020 💐🌹🍁🥀   Determined not to let all the hard work of their green fingered supporters go to waste the RHS have moved this years Chelsea Flower Show Online!   Today is members day but the show gardens open to their virtual public tomorrow.  See the website for what’s on and…

From Boxes to Bellies

Sunday was another successful morning for Mai and the Street by Street dream team. 🌈 ☀️ 💓 20 boxes out to local families. With thanks to all involved including Morrisons, Aldi, Serpentine Community Garden, and the High Peak Foodbank 🌈 ☀️ 💓

New ‘Bob a Job’ Service Starts Up

How it Works | A Bob A Job! ‘A Bob A Job’ Works by allowing anyone with jobs to complete (or projects as we call them) to post them on this website. Other people looking to help or to find work (Freelancers) can respond with a proposal and this proposal can then be accepted or…

Salad Days and Pots of Chutney Goodness

Here’s our very own Anna collecting delicious fresh salad from a very safe distance at the Serpentine Community Garden this weekend with the added of bonus of chutney from the Boardman kitchen. The salads and chutneys will be distributed in our food parcels with much thanks! You can find out more about the Serpentine Community…

High Peak Fruit & Veg Giveaway

🌟 Giveaway 🌟 High Peak Fruit and Veg are offering one lucky liker the chance to win a free fruit and veg box this week! All you need to do is share their facebook page Like their post on Facebook and add a friends name to their post to help spread the word about the amazing Fruit…

Please Feed the Snakes!

🐍🐍🐍 A big shout of of thanks to Fairfield Builders Supplies who have left some snake food in The Pavilion Gardens over the weekend ready for you to take home and paint to help make the snake grow 🐍🐍🐍

Morrisons Doorstep Deliveries Hit the Streets

Morrisons key worker colleagues have been out and about again this week doing more Doorstep Deliveries. If you’re an elderly, vulnerable or shielded member of our community, then we could deliver the groceries you need to your doorstep. Click here to find out more. Our key worker colleagues have been out and about again this…

Be Kind for Mental Health Awareness Week 2020

This Week is Mental Health Awareness Week and the theme this year is kindness 🤗 How appropriate as we’ve so many kind people out and about helping our community! 🤗 Here’s this years campaign site where you can get involved and find out more about the week and campaign 🤗 And the NHS resources on…

London Indoors- live gigs and DJ sets streaming this weekend!

  Live stream gigs and DJ sets this weekend: From Lewis Capaldi to Katy Perry!   Music fans are in for another treat this weekend, with a series of live-streamed gigs and DJ sets coming our way. One of the country’s biggest pop stars is going acoustic to celebrate a big anniversary, while a video-chatting…

A thank you to care worker staff from some wonderful Tarmac employees!

These fab blokes from Tarmac walked 10k with an 8 hour shift in the middle and donated their own money to buy some body shop goodies. They will be delivered to our local hospitals and nursing homes to thank our wonderful NHS and care workers. Well done guys!

HP Rocks snakes though Pavillion Gardens!

Watch the amazing video here! https://www.facebook.com/100015296376061/videos/859391247914080/

Buxton Market – fresh fruit, veg. local meat, olives, baclava and groceries!

Every Tuesday and Saturday – social distancing regulations in place for everyone’s safety and wellbeing.

Peter Hook – ‘So This is Permanent’ rare and initmate gig; available on 18th May

Monday 18th May for 24 hours only, with never before seen footage of Peter Hook performing the full back catalogue at Christ Church in Curtis’s hometown of Macclesfield.   Only 500 tickets were released for that exclusive performance five years ago, selling out in less than 20 seconds The concert, which originally took place in…

Chris Hill Community Sports- Ballet Live! Saturday 16th May 🙂

Derbyshire Health Watch- up to date information on changes to health and social care provisions

Are you looking for some help to find the right information about changes to health & social care services in Derbyshire? Healthwatch Derbyshire is here to help you and your community access service information as they adapt during COVID-19: 01773 880786 10am – 3.30pm Mon – Fri   For online up to date service information…

Citizens Advice Bureau – Help making your Universal Credit claim

Do you or someone you know need support to make a new Universal Credit claim? We offer free, confidential and independent phone and webchat advice: 📱 Phone 0800 144 8 44 🌐 Chat to us at https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/helptoclaim  

Waterswallows Recycling Centre access arrangements

Diversions will be in place to direct traffic travelling to our recycling centre at Waterswallows in Buxton from Monday. Find out more here: https://crowd.in/XUqRMN Remember, only travel if it’s essential for waste you can’t store safely at home & check our safety advice before you travel.

Information from the Community Response Unit about food parcels for the shielded groups

Contact DCC’s Community Response Unit tel: 01629 535091. Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm and Saturday from 9am to 1pm. Or check the website https://www.derbyshire.gov.uk/social-health/health-and-wellbeing/health-protection/disease-control/coronavirus/community-response-unit/if-you-need-help/if-you-need-help.aspx You can also contact us using the contact form on this website.  

RECHARGE 2020 FESTIVAL

Streaming Saturday May 16th from 10.30 a.m. Delivered Live, in partnership with the Victorian Government, are thrilled to announce the inaugural Recharge 2020 Festival set to breathe life back into communities across the state. Catch full performance, in-studio sets from Tones and I, Missy Higgins, Pierce Brothers, The Jezabels, The Black Sorrows, Archie Roach, Ainslie Wills, Dallas Frasca, Fanny Lumsden,…

Queen for a Weekend

Queen will make the 1992 Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert for AIDS Awareness available on the band’s YouTube page from 7.00 p.m. tonight to raise money for the World Health Organization. The show will be available to watch for 48 hours, and for every dollar donated during the stream, Google will match with a $2 donation.

Stay in with the Motley Crue

I don’t understand what this means but it’s the weekend and we try to bring live streams to keep you home and entertained so here you go…   🤘 Tonight 11.30 p.m. 🤘   Watch #TheDirt with the Crüe & special guests on Netflix Follow along with special commentary right here on Mötley Crüe’s twitter…

A Killers Invite

Caution by the Killers is number one at AAA and ALT radio! Thank you for all your support, and thanks to the radio stations playing it out! This is making us want to talk a little, maybe answer some questions 😉 We’re going to do a YouTube Live Q&A on May 15 at 8.00 p.m.…

Five4Five Fest Starts Tonight!

Five4Five Fest is a stay at home music festival founded by Gav Gates and Tom Pullen. The original idea was to have five bands perform from home on the 16th May, referencing the ‘5-4-5’ donation drives on social media. With an overwhelming interest, this spun out of control, and we ended up bringing more friends…

A message from the Eurovision

A message from the Eurovision acts to their fans… The #Eurovision acts have recorded this message to fans who’d normally be watching this week. It’s part of Newsbeat‘s documentary about the cancellation of the song contest. Watch in the UK Watch internationally

Mobile Phone Repair Services

Need your Mobile Phone Repairing?   Danny from Setup2Repair is carrying out COVID Safe repair appointments. Please use the contact page to book your appointment Also available to help fix iPhone and other models is Dave from DNA. Please call 07889 864055 or check out the DNA Facebook Page

Tonight – CHCS Adult Dance Fitness Live!

Tonight! Time to shake off them beer bellies live from Jennie’s Kitchen! 🌈🏋️‍♀️🤸‍♀️🤾‍♀️🤺🌈 Join Jennie and the team on Facebook Live later –

Council Tax Support

The Government has announced additional funding of up to £150 per working age household in receipt of Council Tax Support. There is no need to apply for this – it will be applied to qualifying accounts automatically, your direct debit adjusted and a new bill issued. If you need support with your council tax please…

High Peak Connect COVID-19 Support Grant

Applications for the High Peak Connect COVID-19 Support Grant is now open. Grants are available for up to £500 to groups and organisations impacted by the current pandemic. Any voluntary/community groups or local people within the High Peak area who come together to support the health and wellbeing of their community during the pandemic are…

80s Lockdown Festival Livestream

🎼🎧🎤🎹🎷 A retro music festival is coming to your living room this weekend (16/05/2020) 🎼🎧🎤🎹🎷 Headlined by some of the biggest names of the 1980s.  80s Lockdown Fest will be headlined by the likes of Tony Hadley, Wet Wet Wet, and Jason Donovan, all to raise money for charity. Streaming live to your living room…

COVID-19 Face Shields For Our Front Line Workers

Help Lee raise funds to supply NHS and Care Workers with face guards. So far face guards have gone to Blythe House and Stepping Hill Hospital.  Lee’s recording of supplying these to local care workers is exemplary and with a quick turn around all he needs now is funding to keep going! Well done Lee!…

Self-Employed Support Eligibility

SELF-EMPLOYED INCOME SUPPORT UPDATE The Government are working ahead of time to deliver support to the self-employed and from this Wednesday the scheme will be open for applications. In the meantime use the online checker to see if you’re eligible and have the money in your account by 25th May. Please share this with anyone…

Furlough Scheme Extended

The Chancellor has just announced that the Job Retention Scheme will be extended to the end of October. It will remain under the same conditions until the end of July, at which point it will then change to allow employers to bring furloughed employees back part-time if needed. If it’s utilised from August to October…

Deliveries From the Shore to your Door

R G Morris & Son are suppliers of the best fresh fish, delivered daily throughout Derbyshire, Cheshire, South Yorkshire and Staffordshire. If you appreciate good food and are looking for the finest fresh fish, game and poultry delivered to your door, please take a look at our door-to-door service. Due to high demand R G…

Buxton Market is blooming!

Every week sees more fresh produce arriving on Buxton Market Place, breathing renewed life into this precious commodity… These pictures I am sure don’t do the fayre on offer justice, but if you are looking for the best food stalls in town- look no further than a Tuesday and Saturday on our very own Buxton…

Vision Buxton – new updated information about local businesses and services

Go directly to their website to read a full list of what’s changed and what’s the same:  https://www.visionbuxton.co.uk/business-group-information-updates-in-response-to-covid-19-pandemic/?fbclid=IwAR3CYJji0gH08mh9_SWE9dUJLjqQ8JkMDdSrnVc2bLt0VYo_vCOfcWDeFdo

Every two meters could Save a life- important update from Buxton GP Practice

Important message from Stewart Medical Centre Following the Government’s announcement on Monday of a gradual easing of lockdown rules they have now published further guidance for the public on what these changes mean for day-to-day life. Full guidance on the new measures can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/staying-alert-and-safe-social-distancing/staying-alert-and-safe-social-distancing In brief: It is very important that people continue…

Breastmates Online offer virtual Wednesday lunchtime support.

Find out more here:  https://www.facebook.com/events/3006254679432091/?event_time_id=3006254699432089  

Recycling Centre to re-open

Derbyshire County Council has announced that it’s recycling centres will open from Monday 18 May – but it is urging residents visit only if they have waste they cannot store safely at home. Vehicles will be allowed into recycling centres on certain days depending on whether the last number on their number plate is odd…

Mental Health Awareness Week with PT Corner Buxton

Next week is Mental Health Awareness Week. 📅 Currently 1 in 4 people in the world will be affected by mental health at some point in their lives. 😔 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Around 450 million people are CURRENTLY suffering with some form of mental health condition. 🌍 And with the current situation we are going through it…

Making sense of the new COVID-19 advice

There is a plethora of information available for those seeking clarity around how the lifting of present COVID-19 restrictions will affect them. Here, we have listed the most accessible and credible, up-to-date ones: Visit: Public Health England https://coronavirusresources.phe.gov.uk/ General Government Guidance https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus NHS https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/ And read the latest New Scientist article, which offers a national…

Buxton Market 12.05.20: Fish, groceries and fruit and veg!

Fresh fish is back on the menu at Buxton Market tomorrow, alongside Vinnys excellent fruit & veg plus Steve & Anne’s groceries 😎      

Fly-tipping increased

Fly-tipping is illegal and can cause damage to our local environment as well as being a risk to health and safety of residents. Only dispose of your waste with a registered waste carrier or wait until the tips reopen before having a clear-out. Otherwise you could find that your waste is being disposed of illegally…

CDC Guidance on Face Masks

With the announcement today that face coverings be worn in enclosed spaces here is a link to the CDC guidance on wearing and making cloth face coverings.   Individuals should be careful not to touch their eyes, nose, and mouth when removing their face covering and wash hands immediately after removing. If anyone is making,…

Tonight – Dirty Laundry Theatre Live Stream Borders

An unprecedented production of BORDERS as adapted streaming version of the play will be performed live tonight by the actors in their homes. What divides or connect two people who meet online? The virtual fantasy, the distance, the foreignness, the border? Boaz and George meet on Grindr. They are attracted to one another instantly and want…

Rise Up New York Live Fundraiser – Tonight!

It may be Sunday but we don’t foresee an early night! A galaxy of stars will be on hand on May 11 for Rise Up New York!, a citywide virtual telethon to raise awareness and funds to help New Yorkers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The event, organized by iHeartMedia and New York’s largest poverty-fighting…

USA Mothers Day Live Stream – Tonight!

Inspired by Billy Bragg’s recent Mother’s Day video release for his song “Can’t Be There Today,” City Winery and Billy are co-producing a special multi-artist Mother’s Day Concert that will be broadcast on YouTube on May 10th, 2020 beginning at 10 p.m. tonight. We’ve invited some of our favorite artists from the City Winery family…

Tonight – Royal Albert Hall @ Home Presents…

Legendary British singer-songwriter Richard Thompson will deliver an exclusive set from his home as part of the Royal Albert Home sessions. This session will be broadcast for free at 19:30 BST on Sunday 10 May 2020 In these strange times, closing the Hall’s doors is the best way to look after the world, but we…

Alzheimer’s Society Tips to Support Carers

There are many carers living with a person with dementia who are having a difficult time during the coronavirus pandemic. To help you, Alzheimer’s Society has put together five tips to benefit your wellbeing during the COVID-19 lockdown. Here are our five tips for carers to look after your wellbeing 1. Keep connected Family and friends can be a…

Time is Running Out for you to Score!

Chris Hill Community Sports have been hard at work keeping us all fit and engaged in the local sports community whilst we’ve been in lockdown. Today is the last day to enter the #chcschallenge of recreating a goal.  Prizes are available for the most perfect match to the video which recreates the goal.  Keep it…

Shouting Out Our Appreciation for Aldi!

Big shout out today to Aldi UK who have been giving us their surplus food every day for around three weeks, which we our lovely volunteers are distributing to families in need and/or isolating in Buxton, THANK YOU! We know from the messages we get back from families that these extra parcels are making a big difference…

Seeing Stars for Breakfast and Dinner!

After a crazy day of delivering Afternoon Tea’s for the VE 75 Rememberance Picnics Stars Cafe, Buxton took a well deserved day off on Saturday. They’re back today (Sunday 10/05) though, with telephone orders for breakfast and a few Sunday Dinner delivery sports left available. Stars award winning breakfast is only £4.95 and their fabulous…

More of Market Opens Up

Great to have Steve & Ann back on the market this week with all their goodies! And great to see Market Stalls keeping lots of space for safe shopping in the sunshine too! For updates please like the Buxton Market Facebook page 😊

Snake Loose in Pavilion Gardens!

🐍🐍🐍 There’s a baby snake loose in the Pavilion Gardens are we need people to help feed it! 🐍🐍🐍

On Now – Fearless Records Livestream

Playing now…   Fearless Records ‘Fearless at Home’ Livestream….   📷ALL THAT REMAINS 📷*August Burns Red 📷AS IT IS 📷*Capstan 📷EAT YOUR HEART OUT 📷GRAYSCALE 📷IDKHOW 📷I PREVAIL 📷*Ice Nine Kills 📷KILL THE LIGHTS 📷LOCKET 📷MOVEMENTS 📷MY KID BROTHER 📷OCEANS ATE ALASKA 📷PIERCE THE VEIL 📷PLAIN WHITE T’S 📷*Set It Off 📷STARSET 📷THE ALMOST 📷*The…

Eyes Down for Bingo Town

In between taking part in and supporting the Royal British Legion’s VE 75 Remembrance Day Celebrations, Buxton Street by Streets own Anna organised street bingo for her neighbours today. We think it went well, although judging by the photo we’re not 100% convinced! One resident Angela commented on Facebook ‘Really enjoyable VE day bingo today!…

Coach House Push the Boat out for VE 75

A big thanks to the amazing team at the Coach House who helped everyone with some amazing grub for their neighbour garden parties today.  All at the same time as showing their support and appreciation for VE 75 with style and a smile!

Pooch Poop Piling Up!

We’ve seen lots of funny post’s about dogs getting lots more walks at the minute and it’s great that they are benefiting from lots of exercise! HOWEVER please make sure you are cleaning up after your dog – bag it and bin it, any public bin will do. We've seen lots of funny post's about…

Robyn – Live DJ Set Tonight!

🎤🎧🎼 Following our weekend theme of trying to tap into all the amazing weekend live music streams for you, here’s a treat to get you up and boogy-ing after a day in the sun, and full of energy ready for the 9 p.m. sing along later! 🎤🎧🎼   Starts at 8.00 p.m! (08/05/2020) Robyn Live…

Come together for VE Day!

This Friday on VE Day get your flags out and make some bunting to put up whilst you enjoy a picnic from your own garden to honour our heroes past and present! See also the virtual event Buxton Street By Street has set up – post pinned to top the top of the Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/events/858539427965217/…

Citizens Advice – Coronavirus impact on Food Banks

Bank Holiday Pharmacy opening hours

For your local Pharmacy opening times this Bank Holiday Friday 8th May please visit: https://www.derbyandderbyshireccg.nhs.uk/…/opening-times-m…/ We join your community and the whole of the nation at 8pm every Thursday to recognise the amazing work that every health, social care and key worker is doing every day to keep us safe and well. A special shout out…

Mystery Doorstep Dropper Sought

Please can you help one of our Street by Street Volunteers find their mystery doorstep dropper? If you can, please email us. Here’s the story so far!  ‘I hope someone can help me with this. A couple of weeks ago someone left a gift on my doorstep. It wasn’t addressed to or from anyone, just…

Temporary Testing Centre Sets Up

THE TEMPORARY TESTING FACILITY IS AT GRINLOW COUNTRY PARK COVID TEST CENTRE BUXTON Grinlow Car Park, Ginlow Road, SK17 6UJ FROM COVID TEST CENTRE, BUXTON: We haven’t been advised officially, and we believe that the Gov.uk website has just put Buxton as the location but no address. We believe the centre is there for the…

Zooming in on your Footy Skills

Chris Hill Community Sports are inviting any football fans out there to join then in  a Football Pub Quiz tonight (07/05/2020) Happening after the weekly Clap you’ll need to download Zoom to take part.  Call or text the number below for more info! The team at Chris Hill Community Sports are doing a great job…

Overshoes available!

If you could use some overshoes for visiting houses as a tradesman or key-worker, we have had a donation to Buxton Street by Street! Let the team know if you would like to arrange collection (using the contact form on this website) 

‘Accidental Fitness’ Clubbercise

Exercise doesn’t have to be a chore! Have a dance about in your living room with Clubbercise online! 🥳🥳🥳 Some awesome tunes to get the heart pumping and body moving ❤️💪🏻 And see other HUMANS, as there’s chance to chat afterwards for those that want it 🤗 For more info take a look at the…

Government Bounce Back Scheme Now Live

  Emergency measures, including business grants, tax deferrals, and the job retention scheme, are already helping hundreds of thousands of small businesses weather the impact of Coronavirus – but many need cash injections to keep operating. The Government’s Bounce Back Loan Scheme is now live and enables small businesses to borrow up to £50,000 and…

East Midlands Chamber of Commerce create a Coronavirus Hub for Businesses

With businesses facing unprecedented challenges East Midlands Chamber of Commerce have created an area on their website full of information to help. This includes a summary of all support and help that has been made available from the Government. Find out more on their website http://www.emc-dnl.co.uk/news/2020/02/24/coronavirus-planning-ahead  

A Discretionary Fund has been set up to accommodate certain small businesses previously outside the scope of the business grant funds scheme

The Government has announced a discretionary fund that has been set up to accommodate certain small businesses previously outside the scope of the business grant funds scheme https://www.gov.uk/government/news/top-up-to-local-business-grant-funds-scheme This additional fund is aimed at small businesses with ongoing fixed property-related costs. The government are asking local authorities to prioritise businesses in shared spaces, regular market…

Get Well with the Wellness Society

The Wellness Society are a registered CIC offering free holistic, fluff-free and beautifully designed self-help, therapy and coaching tools. Their aim is to bridge the gap for people who find long-term private therapy unaffordable yet are reluctant (or unable) to get help from overstretched mental health services. Fortunately, research shows that self-help tools are often…

Helping Health Workers from Home

Across the Country people are keeping occupied and helping their local Care Workers at the same time through making scrubs, masks, and coveralls. Here are just two of the Facebook Groups who have set up locally. For the Love of Scrubs – Buxton Last week For the Love of Scrubs sent out at least 228 Bags;…

Nikon Extend Free Online Photography Workshops

Nikon’s mission has always been to empower creators. In these uncertain times, we can do that by helping creators stay inspired, engaged and growing. That’s why we’re providing all of our Nikon School Online courses free. Let’s come out of this even better. Here are just some of the workshops available on the Nikon Website:…

UNICEF Cleaning and hygiene tips

Cleaning and hygiene tips to help keep the COVID-19 virus out of your home From doing laundry to preparing meals — every day measures to help protect your family UNICEF have tips on how to keep your home and family safe and virus free. Find out more here.

Enjoy Your ‘VE Day 75’ Afternoon Tea with Stars

Stars Cafe are doing a special on Friday 8th May, for V.E Day. Order now to avoid disappointment. Our Special Afternoon tea £9.95 a head, collect, or delivery slots available, CURRENTLY ONLY ABLE TO DELIVER IN THE BUXTON AREA, APOLOGIES. You can add beer, prosecco, or wine, (over 18 only). Celebrate VE Day with us.…

Post Offices Open Today

Just to confuse everyone at home a little bit more, today is NOT a Bank Holiday! Instead this year’s May Day Bank Holiday has been moved to this Friday to help as many people as possible take part in the VE Day 75 celebrations (still happening, still at home!) See our earlier post and VE…

Serpentine Salad Days

A huge bag of thanks to the Serpentine Community Garden Volunteers who have donated 20 bags of salad leaves – rocket, mizuna, bloody warrior lettuce, mustard, winter lettuce, parsley, chives, coriander, miner’s lettuce, and more all to today’s food boxes! Find out more about this amazing community garden project here: www.serpentinecommunityfarm.org

May 4th Be With You!

So it’s May 4th today! Aka Star Wars Day! 🤠🚀🛰🎥🔫☢️🤖 To celebrate, Emerald City Comic Con are hosting a ‘May 4th be with you, and Revenge of the 5th’ Star Wars Convention, all online from your sofa! – See here for more. Not only that but Disney have announced the launch of ‘Star Wars: The…

The Solstice Prize for Young Writers 2020 for 10 – 17 year olds – Writing East Midlands

The Solstice Prize for Young Writers 2020 A CREATIVE WRITING PRIZE FOR 10-17 YEAR OLDS BROUGHT TO YOU BY WRITING EAST MIDLANDS SUNRISE ON THE SOLSTICE Writing East Midlands have announced the launch of the 2020 Solstice Prize, now in its fifth year. They’d love to see entries of poetry (up to 40 lines) and…

Feeling Creative? – Writing East Midlands launch the National Short Fiction and Poetry Prize 2020

http://www.writingeastmidlands.co.uk   Aurora Prize for Writing 2020 The Aurora Writing Prize is a national  competition run by Writing East Midlands, in partnership with  The Society of Authors. In 2020 , the prize will be awarded to  outstanding new writing in two categories, short fiction (of up to 2,000  words) and poetry (of up to 60…

Stars Licenced Cafe is now open again for takeaway orders only

  Stars Licenced Cafe is now open again for takeaway orders only. Limited deliveries available in Buxton, or collection. Our Sunday roasts will be chicken or beef, full breakfast menu is available, roast dinners, and afternoon teas. Telephone pre-orders preferred to avoid queuing. Place your orders now on 07969465399.

CONNEX are requesting donations of jigsaws, puzzle books, cross stitch kits and more

    WANTED *JIGSAWS *PUZZLE BOOKS *CROSSWORD BOOKS *SUDOKU BOOKS *COLOURING BOOKS FOR ADULTS *MAGAZINES *CROSS STITCH KITS   Here at Connex we run a befriending service and we also run groups for older adults to attend. Due to our current situation, the groups are on hold and we cannot do 1 to 1 befriending…

VE Day 75 Remembrance Event

  Help us spread the word about the Royal British Legions Remembrance Day call to the nation to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day from home! Here are some handy links to help you get involved – Starting with how to make your own bunting so you don’t have to go out searching for…

Fresh fruit and veg on Buxton Market today!

Vinny’s fresh fruit and veg 🙂 Social-distancing rules apply- take a walk in the sunshine and support your local grocers!

Chris Hill Sports Fundmentals Live!

  https://www.facebook.com/watch/live/?v=2601411180126647

Flower pot project 2020 map- get involved!

Ok flowerpot fans 😎. Here is the location map for those created in April for all who want to hunt them down 🧐 on your daily exercise. Obviously, please maintain the latest social distancing guidance. There’s over 30 dots, which makes it bigger than last year! 👏 Thank you so much to everyone who has…

Scriveners plant sale in aid of Medecin Sans Frontieres

Dental Services

In line with national guidance issued in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, dental practices in Derbyshire are currently closed for routine “face to face” dental appointments. People seeking help with dental problems should not visit local dental practices but instead phone, between the hours of 9.00am-5.00pm, Monday to Friday, for information or advice on alternative…

Condoms by post- Your Sexual Health Matters

Update from Derbyshire Community Health Services- Integrated Sexual Health team Changes to Integrated Sexual Health re. Coronavirus (COVID-19) We have temporarily changed our sexual health services in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and to protect our staff, patients and local communities. We will no longer be accepting “walk-ins” at our clinics during this time.…

Free online resources that can help keep your body physically fit and your mind calmed and balanced.

Exercise is vital for our mental and physical health. With gyms closed and government advice to stay home it’s time to take your exercise inside and there are lots of free online resources that can help keep your body physically fit and your mind calmed and balanced.   High Peak Council offer this list of…

How to Report Abuse

Derbyshire Safeguarding Board has created a useful guide on how to report abuse. Visit their website to find out more. https://www.derbyshiresab.org.uk/what-is-abuse/how-to-report-abuse.aspx  

NHS Workers send a message that we should continue to seek medical help for health issues

  Health workers are clear in the message to us all that we should continue to seek medical help for health issues such as stroke, cancer and concerns throughout pregnancy as well as coronavirus. You should contact your GP practice 🏥 use NHS 111 online 💻 or by phone ☎️. If you are told to…

Time Limited – Gluten Free Flour Available

If anyone is coeliac or gluten intolerant & needs some SR flour, one of our facebookers’ has just received a 16kg sack from Doves Farm. It can be decanted into kg bags, which work out at £1.80. Please email us

Essentially Ladies

Ladies, in these tough times none of us should be without essential feminine supplies. We have a couple of crates of tampons if anyone is facing difficulties getting access to them. Please email us if you are in need.

National Prize Competition for people over 70 years to be creative – literature, poetry, music, drama and art

  Many people in the UK are staying at home and are not able to go out for social gatherings due to Coronavirus. Our greatest writer, William Shakespeare, was faced with a similar situation, with outbreaks of the plague throughout his career, and in particular in 1605-06, when he wrote his King Lear. We have…

Aldi introduce Shopping Vouchers as a Cashless Payment System

        Introducing the Aldi Vouchers. Aldi’s way of helping you shop safer, for you and your loved ones. Find out which one’s for you here: https://vouchers.aldi.co.uk  

Fun Competitions for All Ages at the Virtual Country Fair!

      Roll up..roll up!   You’re cordially invited to the BLC Apprenticeships Virtual Country Fair!🎪🏆 With the help of our extremely talented apprentices we’re hosting a variety of FREE online competitions for the whole family to enjoy!🥳 Whether your little one’s a modern day Picasso or you’re channelling Mary Berry whilst in lockdown-…

Derbyshire County Council Household Waste Recycling Centre Information

  We know many people are asking for our Household Waste Recycling Centres to re-open, and we’re doing all we can to make this happen asap. It will take us a few weeks rather than a few days, for lots different reasons, not least that we need to make sure our contractors can take away…

Hospitals set up ‘Letters of Love’

Do you have family or friends in hospital? All hospitals in Derbyshire have now introduced messaging services to help patients stay in contact with their families. Please follow the relevant link for service details during the current visiting restrictions in place due to COVID-19. Derby Royal & London Road Hospitals Chesterfield Royal Hospital Cavendish Hospital,…

Today is National Postal Workers Day!

Members of the public are being encouraged to show their gratitude towards postal workers who are continuing to deliver mail by putting up posters in their windows or leaving drink on their doorsteps. On Wednesday 29 April, National Postal Workers Day is being held in honour of postal workers across the country. The annual event is organised by…

Coronavirus Test Booking System

BOOK A TEST – PLEASE SHARE We now have capacity to offer tests to anyone who has to leave their home to work, all over 65s, and anyone in their households who are symptomatic. Tests are available following this link Tests are available across the country.

Facebook Thank You’s

Thank you to all the people who have got up this morning and put themselves out there, so that I can have food, warmth, water, pet food, light, my dustbins emptied without fail, the knowledge that if I am scared I can ring 111, that if my money is in a pickle, I can contact…

Government Advice re applying for Universal Credit if you have a Tax Credit Claim

A Government Information Video re Universal Credit https://www.facebook.com/DWP/videos/1126127187762910 If you receive tax credits and you’re considering applying for #UniversalCredit, read our simple guide before you apply. Applying for Universal Credit will mean that your tax credit claim will end immediately. It isn’t possible to re-open a tax credit claim once it has closed. Find out…

VCS Funding Review Deadline Imminent

Tomorrow (Thursday 30/04/2020) sees the deadline of a public consultation on the future of infrastructure support within Charities and Voluntary Organisations (VCS) across the High Peak and Derbyshire. Although a deadline extension was requested as organisations and charities are all tied up with COVID responses and support, this has not been possible, so we’d like…

The NHS is still here for you for other illnesses

  A video by Sheffield Teaching Hospital   https://www.facebook.com/SheffieldTeachingHospitals/videos/655148828550882/

Derbyshire have now introduced messaging services to help patients stay in contact with their families

Do you have family or friends in hospital? All hospitals in Derbyshire have now introduced messaging services to help patients stay in contact with their families. Please follow the relevant link for service details during the current visiting restrictions in place due to COVID-19. Derby Royal & London Road Hospitals: https://www.uhdb.nhs.uk/latest-news/uhdb-launches-new-messaging-service-for-patients-families-8602?fbclid=IwAR1E3Md_WZ0WjR4j2yCrKWyYXWVSk1iiriLMGPWQAvBMBZz-2wzwwzAyi5U Chesterfield Royal Hospital: https://www.chesterfieldroyal.nhs.uk/our-charity/letteroflove?fbclid=IwAR3WNCimxRnSC1LxxBWPtaP_naFnsTYHgLh4xRH34mMMb1mAv4zsqLV7zp0…

Covid-19 Test extended to Over 65s and anyone in their households who are symptomatic

  The UK now have capacity to offer tests to anyone who has to leave their home to work, all over 65s, and anyone in their households who are symptomatic. Tests are available following this link: https://self-referral.test-for-coronavirus.service.gov.uk/test-type Tests are available across the country.  

Derbyshire Law Centre offers free confidential advice

  As a legal charity, we are still providing free legal advice to Derbyshire’s residents. We advise on furlough-related issues such as employment, housing and debt. Call: 01246 550674/0800 707 6990 Txt: 07781 482826 dlc@derbyshireshirelawcentre.org.uk Textphone: 18001 01246 550674  

Take part in Derbyshire’s Voluntary and Community Services consultation – deadline 30.04.2020

DCC are proposing a new way of working with VCS infrastructure providers to ensure funding is allocated in a fairer and more consistent way. The aim is to encourage the sector’s long-term sustainability while supporting our own ambitions and priorities. As this could impact on providers, we are consulting on the proposals and would like…

Vinny’s fruit and veg at Buxton Market Place!

Another bounty of fabulous fresh fruit and veg is promised as Tomorrow (Tuesday) sees the return of Vinny and his wonderful stall!                  Social distancing rules are in place to ensure the safety of all.

NatWest have introduced Companion Cards for customers in vulnerable situations

  NatWest have introduced Companion Cards for customers in vulnerable situations or extended isolation. This can be given to trusted helpers as a secure, quick and easy way to pay for essential shopping. If you know someone in a vulnerable situation who can’t get online and who may benefit from the Companion Card please give…

Bounce back loans to help businesses

BOUNCE BACK LOANS TO HELP BUSINESSES The Government have announced a new loan scheme. A simple, quick, easy solution for those in need of smaller loans. Businesses can apply for new Bounce Back Loans up to a maximum of £50,000, or 25% of turnover, with the government paying the interest for the first 12 months.…

Are you looking for the latest local Health & Social Care information for Derbyshire?

  Are you looking for the latest local Health & Social Care information for Derbyshire? Joined Up Care Derbyshire (JUCD) is collating this in one place throughout the COVID-19 pandemic: https://joinedupcarederbyshire.co.uk/ Please help family/friends/neighbours without internet access receive the information they need from this website. The team at Healthwatch Derbyshire is working in partnership with JUCD…

Explore Buxton Website has been updated to include key useful information for all

Explore Buxton has updated their website to include key useful information, resources and links both on a local and national level, inc. links to mental health resources, Covid-19 online tests, post office/delivery office opening times, banks, dentists, vets, domestic abuse and more. If you are an organisation and think Explore Buxton need to include something,…

A Huge Thank You to Buxton’s Frontline Workers! – Peak Pharmacy’s Wonderful Rainbows

  Let’s all share photos to thank our frontline workers living or working in Buxton for all they are doing for our community. This is a big thank you to all of the staff working in Peak Pharmacy Scarsdale Place. The photo is of their shop window, full of Thank You rainbows.  

Wonderful rainbow spotted at The Argyle Care Home!

        Today’s huge thank you to frontline workers goes to all of the staff at The Argyle Care Home on Broadwalk. Thank you so much for caring for Buxton’s Elder Residents at such a difficult and challenging time. And thank you to the staff and residents who brighten up our day as…

Use the SHARE checklist to help stop the spread of harmful content

News circulating on social media that the first volunteer in a UK #coronavirus vaccine trial has died is COMPLETELY UNTRUE. Before sharing unsubstantiated claims online, use the SHARE checklist to help stop the spread of harmful content: https://sharechecklist.gov.uk    

Free Downloadable issue of First News for Young People

@First_News is offering children a free digital download of its weekly newspapers for a short while. Get yours here:  https://subscribe.firstnews.co.uk/free-downloadable-issue/ In its latest edition, Education Secretary @GavinWilliamson thanks children for all they’re doing to protect us from #coronavirus.  

How to Garden without a Garden

Looking for some relaxing activities to do as a family? Gardening is a great way to de-stress. Being around plants and nature has been shown to lower stress levels and improve our mood 🍃 ​ ​Fresh food doesn’t need a lot of space to grow.⁣ You can create a small garden on your balcony or even…

Virtual Tours to help you #stayhome

👇Virtual tours of UK attractions👇 Many major UK attractions are offering fantastic virtual tours – whether you want a sneak peek of Buckingham Palace’s grand interiors or views of the breathtaking landscapes in the Lake District!😍

Facebook Video Calling Coming Soon!

Has your Facebook changed yet? Keen to help us stay in touch and give Zoom a run for their money Facebook are setting messenger video calls for up to 50 people at a time! Click here for full story

Manchester Punk Festival Live Streams

This weekend would have been Manchester Punk Festival! We can’t go, so instead put your headphones in and pretend your moshing up and down Oxford Street instead with the MPF live stream! https://www.instagram.com/mcrpunkfest/

Vinny’s fruit and veg looking spectaular on Buxton Market today!

Ticketmaster Sets Up Live Streaming Guides

It’s the Weekend! So we thought we’d share these handy links from TicketMaster where you can join top musicians and theater productions in Stay at Home Streaming: Music Theatre Museums, Exhibitions and Tours

Get your groove on with United We Stream!

Streaming live DJ-sets, live music and live performances, United We Stream will have something for everyone to enjoy while we all spend more time indoors to help the fight against COVID-19. Pay what you feel and buy a virtual ticket and watch nightly live streams while you’re inside, with all the money raised going to…

Buxton Postal workers dress up for the NHS!

  Buxton’s very own Super Hero postal workers make our streets a brighter place in order to raise money for our wonderful NHS

Royal Voluntary Service advice on seeking support from NHS First Responders

See below link for more details:   https://volunteering.royalvoluntaryservice.org.uk/nhs-volunteer-responders-portal/isolating?_cldee=cGF1bC5oaWdocGVha2Zvb2RiYW5rQGdtYWlsLmNvbQ%3D%3D&recipientid=contact-d7afdba13e52e51180f03863bb35dd88-b1914448d3024bd59f2c3eae12d99775&utm_source=ClickDimensions&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=NCVO%3A+Coronavirus&esid=1e571c06-7484-ea11-a811-000d3ab7f90f&fbclid=IwAR2McF15-7kYJbI51gHRh36rbuySRI952AEklRY0Prvgqg7UKVwEvQ1Uk-E

Keyworker COVID-19 Testing

[Update: There has been significant demand for booking tests today. We apologise for any inconvenience. We are continuing to rapidly increase availability. More tests will be available tomorrow.] Are you an essential worker in England? Tests are available for you and people in your household if anyone in the home has symptoms. Book a test…

Support for people with Eating Disorders – First Steps ED

    First Steps ED have all been working tirelessly to continue to provide hope, choices and opportunities to lives affected by eating disorders. We’ve created an online schedule for all the support we’re offering during these unprecedented times, hopefully a little something for everyone! The Zoom links will be posted on the day. If…

Stay Home- BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge

  https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m000hxzc      

Innovative alternatives to paying for goods including cash to your door.

The Post Office has redesigned its overnight travel money delivery service to get cash to the most vulnerable people in England. Some shielded individuals who must stay at home during the coronavirus outbreak are being contacted by the government to ensure they have access to cash. Those with Post Office Card Accounts can have cash…

Government Guidance on the Extension to Coronavirus Testing

KEY WORKER CORONAVIRUS TESTING A message from MP for High Peak: If you are a key worker, make sure your employer knows they can apply for you and your family members to be tested for coronavirus. The full list of eligible key workers is available via the link below. If you fit the criteria and…

Healthwatch Derbyshire reports on Extended Testing for Keyworkers

    Testing for key workers in Derbyshire is extending the COVID-19 staff testing programme for key workers, these are defined as anyone critical to the provision of health, care and other services. In addition to NHS staff working in our hospitals, community trusts, GP practices, care homes and hospices, the programme is extended to…

126 Emergency Food Parcels have now been delivered through incredible team-working!

  UPDATE… UPDATE…. UPDATE…. The team have now completed another 20 emergency food parcels after the 106 already delivered to those most in need 💚 through incredible team-working between Aldi, Rob at Morrisons, Stacey and Paul at High Peak Food Bank, Carmel of Outdoor Genius, Mel, Kev, Richard and Steve (and that’s not even counting…

Friends of Buxton Station challenge for Children and Young People to get Creative!

    A message from Friends of Buxton Station: Some of you may know about our voluntary work at Buxton Station. Our latest project encourages homeschoolers to have a go at writing a positive and uplifting story during these difficult times. Called a mini-saga, it should be a complete story and ought to make the…

Washed boy’s clothes age 18-24 months needed by Crossroads, Derbyshire

  Crossroads Derbyshire are in need of good quality, washed boy’s clothes age 18-24 months. If you can help please call 01457 856675. We can collect. Thank you 🙏 http://www.crossroadsderbyshire.org

Latest COVID-19 guidance resources

There are a wealth of informative links to scientifically credible websites and all the latest government / Public Health advice to be found on the Advice Now website: https://www.advicenow.org.uk/tags/public-health?fbclid=IwAR3WRBKXmPF4pkn34QK7gc8LQARj95KP8PZHdtLlfrGeV2_FEPp4IOM7nSA   Including this link to Guidance to Social Distancing for Vulnerable People: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-on-social-distancing-and-for-vulnerable-people

Derbsyhire Safeguarding Adults Board and COVID-19 volunteers

For anyone who is helping their neighbours out at the moment (feel free to drop us an email to be added to our street support network by the way 😉) here is some guidance on how to spot and support people to live free from abuse, harm and neglect during a time when they may…

Do you need help? Guidance from Derbyshire County Council

Did you know Derbyshire have a dedicated Community Response Unit Helpline? If you need help with food shopping or picking up medication and have no friends or family to call on, please request help online https://crowd.in/pTaG6v or call our Community Response Unit on 01629 535091. This is different to our usual Call Derbyshire contact centre…

Crimestoppers: Protect yourself from doorstep scams

Stamp out #Covid-19 Doorstep scams. Learn the signs to spot or speak up for those that may have fallen victim. T ell the charity @CrimestoppersUK what you know 100% anonymously: 0800 555 111 or online: https://bit.ly/2wPT9DS

A helpful resource if you are concerned about your child’s or teen’s mental health

https://mindedforfamilies.org.uk/young-people  

Buxton Coach House Fish and Chip shop is re-opening

We shall be reopening on St. George’s Day Thursday 23rd April 🌹 Opening times: Thursday – 12pm – 2pm then 4:30pm – 7:30pm Friday – 12pm – 2pm then 4:30pm – 7:30pm Saturday – 12pm – 7:30pm Sunday – closed Takeaways and deliveries only – 01298 71393 We are taking into account the necessary precautions,…

Important message from High Peak Borough Council about waste collection and COVID-19:

IMPORTANT information for households where there are confirmed or suspected cases of COVID-19 should put their waste into a plastic bag which is tied when full. This plastic bag should then be put into a second bag and tied. Any waste from these households needs to be stored for 72 hours before putting it in…

Buxton and High Peak Samaritans are there to help you.

Our service is 24/7 every day of the year. Buxton and High Peak Samaritans, 116 123 (freephone from any phone)                                                           https://www.samaritans.org/branches/buxton/  

Unhappy and anxious within your own home?

Being in Lockdown in our home at this time is stressful for most of us.  For many people there are additional pressures, such as work worries, unemployment, financial concerns, the demands of keeping our children occupied and happy and the lack of personal space when we are constantly with family members, however much we love…

Service for the repair of essential domestic appliances

DOMESTIC APPLIANCE REPAIRS:   Browett Domestic Applicance Service states: “At present we are offering a limited service for essential domestic appliance repairs. In line with government advice and as a key worker. We will be following the advice around social distancing so please respect that we will be asking you a number of questions prior…

High Peak MP encourages residents to donate blood to save lives

Donating blood saves lives. Although NHS hospitals in the region have good stock levels, blood donations have dropped. To protect the NHS in the weeks and months ahead, more blood donations are needed. Travel to make a blood donation is essential for the NHS and allowed under the Government’s coronavirus guidance.   For more information,…

The Bridge Bakehouse offers delivery to Buxton

Amazon makes books, video, music and more available for free

    https://blog.aboutamazon.co.uk/in-the-community/amazon-makes-books-video-music-and-more-available-for-free?f    

The People of Buxton share their photos from when taking their daily exercise

                                    

Derbyshire County Council Community Response Unit

If you know someone in the community who is vulnerable please let them know about the Derbyshire County Council Community Response Unit. This is for members of the community that require assistance and don’t have friends or family able to help. Visit:  https://www.derbyshire.gov.uk/council/news-events/news-updates/news/community-response-unit-launched-to-help-those-in-need.aspx  

Cycles for Keyworkers

Your mental health matters

Your mental health matters now more than ever. Its Ok to not be OK. If you need to talk to someone, please seek support/information/advice, remember you are not alone: • Visit Every Mind Matters:http://www.everymindmatters.co.uk to access simple tips and advice for taking care of your mental wellbeing. • Derbyshire Mental Health Support Line 0300 790…

Citizens Advice Bureau advice line

Mental health telephone support

Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust has launched a new telephone support line for Derbyshire residents experiencing increased distress or anxiety due to #coronavirus. It’s staffed by mental health professionals & you can call 0300 790 0596 between 9am – midnight daily.

Nominate your local hero!

Scam telephone calls warning

Warning by Derbyshire Police of scam telephone calls   Derbyshire police are warning people about a scam call from someone pretending to be a police officer who says they are investigating the unauthorised use of your bank card. If you get a call like this don’t give out any personal information and hang up immediately.…

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme- now live

JOB RETENTION SCHEME IS NOW LIVE   Message from Robert Largan – MP for High Peak: ‘Exactly one month ago, the Chancellor announced the unprecedented decision to step in and help pay people’s wages. The Government promised support would be available by the end of April. I’m pleased to report that promise has been kept.…

Buxton Flowerpot project is blooming!

Over twenty flowerpot creations have been made so far for the #BuxtonFlowerpotTrail. All are welcome to get involved.  

Working in partnership with High Peak Foodbank to support families in need

Buxton street by street COVID – 19 Support   is happy to be working with High Peak Foodbank to support families in need in these trying times High Peak Foodbank is operating differently during the pandemic. As always, people need a referral to use the foodbank. This could be from a support or social worker,…

Keeping yourself busy with DIY or Gardening? Online DIY shops still delivering

Are you wondering where to access materials for your DIY and Gardening Projects? Here The Independent reports on DIY & Gardening Online Shopping:     https://www.independent.co.uk/extras/indybest/house-garden/diy-shops-online-delivery-uk-ikea-b-and-q-homebase-coronavirus-a9440686.html?utm_source=taboola&utm_medium=native&fbclid=IwAR2iDRLeWy_eiOnrUsrculG_3o4-dqIzfj0HEKq26z-wpUxXZhmOdjZRnbs

Self-isolating? You can now access cash by asking someone to withdraw cash from the Post Office for you

Credit: Good Housekeeping online – 17th April 2020   “If you’re self-isolating, getting hold of cash may not be easy. This may mean that if you’re not set up for digital banking, it’s difficult to pay people you owe money to, such as someone who has bought your groceries for you. The good news is…