FEST Grant Application

The deadline – Monday 31 May – to apply for a FEST grants is rapidly approaching. If you’re aged 25 or under and in education or training, you could be awarded a grant of upto £400. More details from RoFA, Buxton Library, our clerk: festgrants@gmail.com or on our website: https://festgrants.wordpress.com/

Buxton Fringe Programme Launch Party

Programme launch Party: Our programme party marking the publication of the printed programme is set for Saturday June 4 at the Green Man Gallery from 7-9pm. All welcome! Entertainment starts with folk trio Rare Occasion at 7.15pm. There will also be comedy from Angela Bra and Henry Churniavsky!

Repair Cafes for May and July

Repair Cafes 28 May and 25 July – bring us your broken stuff and lets see if our volunteer Repairers can help keep them going longer, no fees, just pay what you can afford and feel it is worth. https://fb.me/e/2Yos9790X

Peak District Ambassador Schools Scheme

Calling all primary and secondary schools… come and join our free #AmbassadorSchools scheme. This new opportunity is a chance for your school to connect with the Peak District National Park! Full details… https://bit.ly/pdnp_schools

Archaeology Project near Buxton

Free Family Xplorer event in Pavilion Gardens

Buxton Rugby Club- All Welcome

All welcome. 16+, male and females of all abilities. Join us at Buxton Rugby Club, for fun, fitness or if your interested in joining the rugby clubs playing squad, message us for more information.

Fostering in the High Peak

Want to foster? We need people from all walks of life to become foster carers and provide local homes for local children. Find out more here 

Help turn the Pavilion Gardens 5k into a Parkrun!

Can you help turn the current 5k run at Pavilion Gardens in to a weekly #parkrun? If so we need your help! We’ll be at the start of this weeks (14/05) 5k with Buxton Athletics Club from 8.30am to 10.30am so we can chat to people who would like to volunteer so come say Hi

Thank You from Buxton Street By Street!

Oh My Word! What can we say other than Thank you Buxton A lot actually  You are amazing, and wonderful and ace, and we love you! Thank you for coming along to our day of celebration, reflection and support in the park, we had an awesome time and from your feedback, you did too!  Thank you…

Rotary Club of Buxton‘s Annual Charity Bazaar and Fair takes place Sat, May 28th 2022 at 10:30 am – 4:30 pm. Entry is FREE. The theme is the Queen’s Jubilee. The event also includes Buxton Environment Action. Hope to see you there!     For full details visit here.  

If you have big ambitions for your business in 2022 then this is the event for you. Discover the support available to help make your goals a reality and expand your network through meeting like-minded business leaders. This event is open to all businesses within the High Peaks and Derbyshire Dales.    Join us to…

Brekkie Church is Back!

Christ Church Burbage this Sunday 9:30am

Park Run Help Needed

Can you help turn the current 5k run at Pavilion Gardens in to a weekly #parkrun? If so we need your help! We’ll be at the start of this weeks (14/05) 5k with Buxton Athletics Club from 8.30am to 10.30am so we can chat to people who would like to volunteer so come say Hi

Planning for Growth: Business Event in Buxton

Do you have big ambitions for your business in 2022? Then this is the event for you. Discover the support available to help make your goals a reality and expand your network through meeting like-minded business leaders. Join us at 8am to learn more about the programmes, funding, consultation services and advice offered by the…

Buxton Field Club’s Lichen Crawl

A reminder of Buxton Field Club’s Lichen Crawl with Steve Price Lichen recorder for Derbyshire and the Sorby Natural History Society Saturday 14th May 10.00am Grin Low, Buxton Approx 2 hours The plan is to spend a couple or so hours around the car park and entrance drive area of Grin Low (grid ref SK048719).…

Lockdown Photos

For our Thank You Buxton event this Sunday we would like to decorate Pavilion Gardens with photo’s of people’s life in lockdown. If you have a photo you would like to share, and permission send it, please could you send them to me by PM or admin@buxtonstreetbystreet.co.uk Thankyou!

Starting a Business or self-employed?

Ever thought about setting up a business or going self employed? Zink has arranged for Staffordshire Chamber of Commerce to run a three day course covering finance, tax, marketing and grant funding to get you going. Open to anyone living in the SK17 postcode area who isn’t currently in work. Contact jane@zink.org.uk for more info…

Hogshaw needs you

Are you interested in preserving Hogshaw area as a green and wilder space in an area that is becoming even more built up? Come and let us know what you think at the first open Friends of Hogshaw meeting – 11th May 2022 at St Peters Community Hall 7.15pm

Buxton Carnival and Well Dressing is back!

Buxton Carnival Day and Buxton Well Dressing Festival will return this July, having been absent for two years due to the pandemic, and the full programme of events has now been confirmed. People can expect the usual full festival including Mellor’s Funfair, well dressing displays, live music in the Pavilion Gardens and of course the…

Police ask for Vigilance

You may be aware that a notice was sent out to parents of children from Harpur Hill Junior school last week, about a suspicious incident involving a male seen in the area. Officers from Buxton SNT have been out and about in Harpur Hill over the last couple of days patrolling and talking to residents,…

Buxton Day of Reflection and Remembrance

Buxton Street By Street is inviting the town to come together on Sunday 8 May in the Pavilion Gardens. Organisers Caitlin Bisknell, Claire Mitchell, and Anna Watson said: “This a day to commemorate and celebrate –those who gave so much to help our community through these unprecedented times and those who sadly lost family and…

Great British Rail Sale tickets on Buxton Line

Northern Rail have been reporting that there are not enough passengers on the Buxton line to increase services. They are now reducing tickets for the Buxton line in the Great British Rail Sale. There are now £1.50 tickets for off-peak trains to Manchester every day from 5 May to 27 May. You need to plan…

50s and 60s Rock ‘n’ Roll Night

Coming up tomorrow night!! Another fantastic night at the New Inn, get your finest threads on and bring your dancing shoes for a rock and roll musical spectacular!

Spring Fair this Bank Holiday Monday

Spring Fair will take place on May day bank holiday Monday 2nd May 2022    A fantastic family day out we’ll fill the town with music, dancing, street performers, hot food, childrens rides, stalls, family entertainment and showcase the wealth of talent that Buxton has to offer!   Come along and enjoy the day!!  …

Social Club

Election Access for all

Thursday 5th  May is election day, and we want to make sure everyone knows that people with dementia still have a right to vote! No one can be prevented from voting just because they have dementia. We believe it’s important that people with dementia have an equal voice in their communities up and down the…

Thank You Buxton Day of Celebration and Reflection

We want to say thankyou to the community for all your support to Buxton throughout the pandemic! This free event at the Pavilion Gardens, Buxton, runs from 12pm to 6 pm, Sunday 8th May We’ve live music from Purple Cloud of Funk, Rose Amongst Thorns, the Pantonic All Stars, and Isaac of fuzzy felt fame.…

Under 25 and live in Fairfield?

You may be eligible for a FEST grant – more information and an application form below – or you can pick up a copy from ROFA – Residents Of Fairfield Association or Buxton Library. Also on our website: https://festgrants.wordpress.com/ or email: festgrants@gmail.com

Missing Cat-Please Help!

Buxton Flowerpot Trail 2022

The Buxton Flowerpot Trail returns for 2022 and we’d love for you to get involved. Key Details: Flowerpot creations out for June and July – earlier than normal The theme is ‘Jubilee’  (not obligatory) Entry deadline is Sunday 29 May – email hello@funnywonders.org.uk with the location. Pick-up pots on Sun 2 May (Spring Fair), on…

Zink Business Start-Up Course

Ever thought about setting up a business or going self employed? Zink has arranged for Staffordshire Chamber of Commerce to run a three day course covering finance, tax, marketing and grant funding to get you going. Open to anyone living in the SK17 postcode area who isn’t currently in work. Contact jane@zink for more info…

Move More High Peak is Hiring

Working in partnership with a number of organisations (Active Derbyshire, Public Health, High Peak Borough Council and the voluntary sector) we’re excited and pleased to announce that we’re recruiting for a Move More High Peak Children and Young People’s Officer. The role is being hosted by The Bureau in Glossop but will be working as…

Football Pitches for Hire @Buxton Rugby Club

BUXTON FRIENDS OF UKRAINE WISHLIST!

Can you help?  You will need to sign into your own Amazon Account and order from there. Thank you everyone for your ongoing support. https://www.amazon.co.uk/hz/wishlist/ls/ACSLYDQZOZSF… Here is a summary of the items for the children and families from Ukraine who are joining us in Buxton. TOYS, GAMES & ART MATERIALS FOR CHILDREN – Especially those…

Buxton Crescent Hotel Robbery-Appeal for Information

A man entered the iconic High Peak hotel threatening staff and demanding cash in a burglary on Saturday morning. Derbyshire Constabulary said: “A man entered the Buxton Crescent Hotel, in The Crescent, at about 5am on Saturday 16 April”. “He threatened a member of staff before making off with cash in the direction of The…

Busy Little Monsters: Pop-up Play Village

Saturday 23rd April at Trinity Church Buxton,  Hardwick Mount Buxton Suitable for 0-5 years with siblings up to 8 years welcome (As it is weekend/school holidays)! Book here: 10am – 11am (nearly full) https://www.happity.co.uk/…/trinity-church-23-apr-2022 11.30am – 12.30pm (space to play!) https://www.happity.co.uk/…/trinity-church-23-apr-2022… 1pm – 2pm (space to play!) https://www.happity.co.uk/…/trinity-church-23-apr-2022…

Show a Buxton Welcome

Friends for Ukraine support group hope to be welcoming some families to Buxton this , week and would love to invite people to join in the welcome with blue and yellow in their windows, much in the same way as we had rainbows in lockdown. There are some great free printables here https://www.vectorstock.com/…/ukraine-flag-heart-vectors We’d really…

Air Force Cadets Under Threat

The Buxton Squadron of the Royal Air Force Air Cadets, based at Silverlands, is threatened with closure – not because of a shortage of cadets – but because of a shortage of adult volunteers. This leaflet explains what the squadron does, how you can help, and what’s in it for you!  Read the attached leaflet…

Vaccine Appointments for This Easter Weekend

Almost half a million COVID-19 vaccine appointments are available over the Easter weekend. Visit http://nhs.uk/covid-vaccination to book your appointment online.

Wanted- Large Rug for Ukrainian Host

WANTED – LARGE RUG We have another request from a host – they are looking for a large rug to put in the bedroom of their Ukrainian guest. If anyone has one they no longer want and are happy to donate, please let us know. Thank you. RE THE WARDROBE REQUEST – The host has…

Zink’s Walking Group

Zink’s walking every Tuesday at 10.30am from Buxton Pavillion – Meet at the Leisure Centre entrance. Ends at Zink HQ where brews, cakes and breakfast is available.

Zink’s School of Rock Classes

How a Buxton charity’s School of Rock is helping improve people’s mental health School of Rock classes at a Buxton based charity are helping people to grow in confidence and form new friendships. Read more here  

Volunteer at Buxton Fringe this July

Buxton fringe is run by volunteers, read the blog to find out how you can get involved in July

Buxton Spring Fair- Last Few Stall Spots Left

Last few stalls/pitches remaining at this fabulous event, don’t miss out get in touch now if you would like a space whether you are promoting a local group/charity or are a local business! Limited availability! Buxton Spring Fair will take place on May day bank holiday Monday 2nd May 2022 from 10am until 5pm A…

Blythe House Easter Family Event

Easter Family Event Tuesday 12th April 9.30am-12.30pm We would like to invite families to attend our Easter family event at Blythe House Community Hub. Open to any child who has a loved one that has died. It is an opportunity to make friends and remember your loved one. Easter activities planned throughout including baking, crafts…

15th May Thornbridge Fun Run

What better way to spend a Sunday morning than a 5k or 10k run along the Monsal trail? Join us on the 15th May for our first ever fun run here at The Thornbridge Estate, supporting Thornbridge 4 Everyone and The Thomas Theyer Foundation Money from ticket sales are split 50/50 between the 2 charities…

Free Easter Holiday Activities

It’s about me Derbyshire has lots of great free ideas and fun activities at no or low cost for all families, including new activities for Spring with a theme of ‘Welly to Belly’.  

Ukrainian Family seeking hosts

Mother and 4 kids: 17, 13, 3, and 18 months). They are a large family and will all need to be sponsored by one host. Please contact Lena Mandrik directly – olena.dem@gmail.com

Big Buxton Spring Clean this Saturday

Fingers crossed for some good weather on Saturday, (9th April) for the Big Buxton Spring Clean. Everyone is welcome to come along and help tidy the town. Litter pickers, bags, cloths and high viz can be provided although if you already have any of these items please bring them along. We will meet at Turners…

Buxton Flowerpot Trail 2022

The Buxton Flowerpot Trail returns for 2022 and we’d love for you to get involved. Key Details: Flowerpot creations out for June and July – earlier than normal The theme is ‘Jubilee’ 🇬🇧 (not obligatory) Entry deadline is Sunday 29 May – email hello@funnywonders.org.uk with the location. Pick-up pots on Sun 2 May (Spring Fair),…

Applications for FEST grants 2022 are now OPEN!

You can apply online via our website: https://festgrants.wordpress.com/who-can-apply/ or by emailing: fesgrants@gmail.com To be eligible for a grant, you – or your parent/s – must live on the church parish area of St Peter’s Fairfield and you are in secondary or post 16 education in September 2022 and are under the age of 25, at…

Activity Church This Sunday @King Sterndale

You are welcome to be part of Activity Church this Sunday. Arrive for 930am to join in with songs, play dough, sand play, drawing, colouring, Lego and other crafts. We hear a story first, helped by teddy and dolly…this week it is Dolly’s turn, she is going to help us tell the story of Mary…

Friends of Buxton Station Book Donations Welcome

As you can see, we would welcome more book donations. Please bring your old novels and thrillers!!

Busy Little Monsters Village This Week

The Busy Little Monsters village is open on Thursday 7th April at Buxton Community Church – 10am, 11.15am & SEN session at 3.45pm. Now accepting card payments on the day, subject to availability Or book ahead to avoid disappointment (especially the more popular 10am): 10am https://www.happity.co.uk/…/buxton-community-church-07… 11.15am https://www.happity.co.uk/…/buxton-community-church-07… Additional needs friendly at 3.45pm https://www.happity.co.uk/…/buxton-community-church-07… Sorry,…

Easter Hunt in Pavilion Gardens

Yessssssss! The ‘Churches Together in Buxton’ Easter Hunt is finally happening again after a 3 year break! We’d love to see you there – free of charge – just turn up by the bandstand in the Pavilion Gardens, Buxton at 10am Saturday 16th April.  For all ages, all children, young people, adults, individuals and families all…

Ukranian Help Guide

If you’ve offered a home to Ukrainian refugees, we have a guide to navigating the process, email paul@zink.org.uk for a copy. Zink is working with Buxton Homes for Ukraine, Hope Valley Sanctuary and Homes for Ukraine (High Peak) to welcome guests to our area: – All Zink’s services will be available to refugees, – Zink’s…

Ruth George on Proposed Works

I’ve received a table of the proposed works on Long Hill (in red) and the A6 (in green), showing how Derbyshire County Council are proposing to manage the closure of Long Hill and works at the A6 Fairfield roundabout. They will not use traffic lights on the A6 (called TM for Traffic Management here) except…

Burning Man Comes To Chatsworth

Huge sculptures from Burning Man, held in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert, USA will be making their UK debut at Chatsworth this spring at an ambitious and free-to-access exhibition in the Derbyshire estate’s parkland, it has been announced. Radical Horizons: The Art of Burning Man at Chatsworth is a large-scale exhibition in the publicly accessible 1000…

Stewart Medical Centre News

Covid infection levels are estimated to be as high as they ever have been in the High Peak at the moment. Sadly this is affecting our staffing levels to a significant extent. Next week beginning 28th March will be a particularly challenging one for us. We would like to thank our fantastic team, many of…

Appeal for Information

A 65-year-old man has suffered injures following an unprovoked attack in Buxton. At about 10.45am on Thursday 17 March, the victim was in Ashwood Park, Bakewell Road, near the bowling green, when he was approached by a man who pushed him to the ground and kicked him several times. The man who attacked him is…

Preparations for the High Peak Welcoming Ukrainian Refugees

Preparations for the High Peak welcoming Ukranian refugees are being undertaken at Zink: – Any ESOL tutors who are prepared to help out or Russian/Ukranian translators, please email paul@zink.org.uk. We’re keeping a list of skilled people to call on if the need arises. – High Peak Foodbank and Zink’s advice, wellbeing and employability programmes will…

Urgent Treatment Centres in Derbyshire

Our five NHS Urgent Treatment Centres (UTCs) in Derby and Derbyshire are open every day, 8am – 8pm, including bank holidays. Visit https://111.nhs.uk/ and you’ll be guided to the best place for your illness or injury. If the UTC is the appropriate place for treatment, you’ll be booked a same-day appointment.

Derbyshire Accelerator Business Programme

Do you have a business that your looking to grow but you don’t know where to start? We can help you! The Derbyshire Accelerator programme provides a range of subsidised business support until June 2022 It can help you to: • identify the strengths and weaknesses of your business and develop a pathway to improvement…

Easter Pizza Party

An Easter Pizza Party is held for those who are age 18 – 29 to celebrate Easter and find joy! There will be an open fire outside as well as Pizza, Games and possibly an Easter Egg hunt!! for more details and the party address email reverendlizengland@gmail.com

Buxton Carnival Volunteers Needed

Buxton carnival organisers in plea for more volunteers Organisers of Buxton’s Well Dressing festival and carnival are calling for more volunteers to come forward as the event looks ahead to returning with a bang this summer. Read more here Anyone who would like to volunteer to help can contact Richard via email on richard.lower2@gmail.com.

Riverside Wellbeing- Values Workshop

 Come and join us for a 3 hour group workshop on how to define your values and how to craft a life to uphold them.  Delivered in a relaxed and welcoming environment this workshop will provide a background on what values are, how they inform our thoughts, feelings and behaviours, allow space for you to…

Roller Discos @the Octagon back by popular demand!

Back by popular demand!! Extended skating sessions for the same price Get your skates on, come and join in the fun! Roller skating in the Pavilion Gardens Octagon, Buxton on Tuesday 19th & Wednesday 20th April 2022 with disco lighting and a live DJ playing all your favourite tunes from 10am each day, 4 sessions…

Buxton Fringe Springboard Event

Springboard: This is what we are calling our new spring event at the Green Man Gallery on Saturday March 19th 7-9pm to celebrate the changing season and our forthcoming Fringe with the help of performers, food and drink. Our planned programme party marking the publication of the printed programme is set for Saturday June 4…

Buxton Air Cadets Needs You!

BUXTON AIR CADETS NEED YOU! For the past 49 years, 2517 (Buxton) Squadron ATC has offered young people aged 12–20 the chance to get involved in a range of exciting activities, such as flying and gliding, rifle shooting, and completing the Duke of Edinburgh Award. But their future is uncertain as they are in need…

Events @ Green Man Gallery this Spring

Spring is definitely springing in Buxton today and we are getting busier and busier. Our extensive exhibitions of original art and craft make a sought-after setting for live performances and community events and our programme includes something for everyone. We’re closed today (Thursday). Open all weekend.

Buxton Field Club In Person Meeting this Saturday!

BUXTON FIELD CLUB – FINALLY A MEETING IN PERSON AND A CHANCE TO CATCH UP AND TELL TALES! 19TH MARCH 7.00PM THE LAST IN OUR CURRENT PROGRAMME WILL BE BOTH OUR AGM AND AN INFORMAL AND FUN CREATIVE WORKSHOP LED BY SIAN TOWER. SIAN WILL HELP US CELEBRATE AND SHARE SOME OF OUR OWN EXPERIENCES OF THE NATURAL…

St Peter’s Church Hall Cafe Volunteers Wanted

We have some very exciting news! We are planning to open a cafe in St Peter’s Church Hall, serving quality cakes and drinks on Saturday mornings. We are looking for a few more volunteers to join our team, on a rota basis. If you interested in becoming a part of this exciting new venture, then…

PLAY Buxton is back this Saturday

PLAY Buxton is back this Saturday! A free entry “pop up” event from the organisers of Buxton Comic Con. Minecraft Display Photo Opportunity Minecraft Steve Character Pikachu Character Mario & Yoshi Characters Bendy Character Batman Star Wars Characters “Robot Rumble” Battling Robots Table Top Arena A selective number of Trading Stalls CEX Gaming Competitions &…

Youth Photography Workshop

As part of the Buxton Heritage Action Zone ‘Our Street’ project, there is going to be a photography workshop for 11-16 year-olds *next Thursday* sign up your interest via the google form link below https://docs.google.com/…/1FAIpQLScDHKmAzT6sTz…/viewform

Guitar Lessons @Zink Foodbank

“I am a local man who has attended the guitar lessons since they began, I suffer with mental health and Zink has literally saved me.” Zink’s School of Rock is on every Friday at 1pm and 2pm £3 per lesson (£1.50 for members, membership is free to anyone on benefits or working with Zink) Book:…

Buxton Baby Bank In Need List

This is our current IN NEED list for this week If you have any other baby items you’d like to regift please let us know! We are also looking for Electric breast pumps Double pushchairs Fireguard Buggy board Highchairs Travel cots Thank you to everyone who donated to our Ukraine appeal! This is now closed…

The Women and Girls Match Fund Now Open!

The Women and Girls Match Fund has launched! One Donation, TWICE The Impact Donate here: https://donate.thebiggive.org.uk/campaign/a056900002AsWbdAAF All donations made on the Big Give from today, International Women’s Day, and 12pm on 15th March 2022 can be DOUBLED. We’re aiming to raise £5,000 in just 1 week! These funds will help to pay for activities for…

Funny Wonders ‘Pandemic Reflections’ Project

Get involved with our new project ‘PANDEMIC Reflections’ Starting 24th March 2022 Everyone aged 11+ from Buxton, district and around the High Peak is welcome to take part, although it particularly looks to support those aged 11-25 whose mental health has been impacted by the pandemic. The project aims to create personal and community records…

Buxton Carnival and Well Dressing 2022 Return

Buxton Carnival and Well Dressing confirms its return for 2022 after two year absence Buxton Carnival Day and Buxton Well Dressing Festival will return this July, it has been confirmed. People can expect the usual full two week festival, which has been absent for the last two years due to the pandemic. Committee chair Richard…

Morrisons Period Poverty Campaign

As part of our ongoing commitment to tackle period poverty, every time you buy a Morrisons or TOTM sanitary product until Wednesday 9th March, we’ll donate one to local food banks and community groups.

High Peak Netball Club Junior Sessions

High Peak Netball Club’s Juniors section has spaces available at their Monday afternoon training sessions at Buxton Community School. 3.45pm for Yrs 4-7 (U13s), 4.45pm for Yrs 8-11 (U16s). For boys and girls. Complete beginners welcome! To ask a question or book a space, please email highpeaknetballclub@hotmail.com.

Buxton Methodist Church Hall Appeal

***HELP REQUESTED*** If you’ve ever used a room at the Buxton Methodist Church or appreciate having such facilities in the town centre, please show your support for the building – it’s in need of urgent repairs. Letters/comments of support are requested for funding applications. More info below… How important is it that we repair our…

Buxton Museum Creative Event for families with SEND children

From skulls to fossils to polished stones to framed marvels: lots to look at, handle, think about and draw. This is the second of the Museum’s events for families with SEND children so if this applies to you, please book a space and come and join us! A quieter event aimed at families with autistic…

Connex in Need of Befriending Volunteers

Connex Community Support (formerly Buxton Volunteer Centre and Volunteer Centre Derbyshire Dales) was born in 1984 out of a community need to provide support to some of the area’s most vulnerable residents, they have grown and expanded over the years to play an invaluable role in the local communities in our area. They are currently…

How to Talk to Children About War

With daily mentions of war, both in the news and in conversation, children and young people will inevitably have questions. Save the Children UK have put together 5 handy tips on how to talk to children about war. We hope you find these useful.

Women and Girls Match Fund 2022

Save the date: 8th – 15th March 2022. Starting on International Women’s Day, we are going to be taking part in the Women and Girls Match Fund 2022 to raise £5,000 in just 1 week! These funds will be used for therapeutic and adventurous activities for the residents at our emergency accommodation where we support…

Creme Egg Donations Needed for Local Charity Stall

Donations Needed We are in need of crème egg donations to fill our lovely knitting created by our local community knitters in order to sell them on our community stalls. If you would like to donate some crème eggs to your local charity and help support us raise vital funds for your hospice then you…

Funny Wonders Now Recruiting Volunteers

We’re recruiting! We’re looking for some lovely people to join our delivery team for our new community arts project ‘PANDEMIC Reflections’ starting next month. The project aims to provide the opportunity to creatively reflect on the past two years and to create personal and community records of the pandemic. A short series of double workshops…

Walk for Mentell

Please come & join the walk.. Raising awareness of men’s mental health and male suicide For more info drop me an email.. Anyone who would like to sponsor me I’ll be putting a donation page up.. losing your child to suicide is horrendous.. as a mum I’m wanting other families bereaved by suicide to join…

St James Church Open Day

We are opening St James Church for two days on the Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd April 2022. Bring your family along to support your local church, refreshment available. Come and ask questions, have a tour and share your opinions as to what the church should become. We are looking to build a St. James…

Applications open to join Buxton Mountain Rescue Team

Buxton Mountain Rescue Team is now inviting applications from people who want to join the team as an operational member The team are keen to hear from people who are active in the outdoors and have the time to dedicate to attend weekly training, continuous performance development and call-outs (when qualified). Applicants must live within…

Buxton Field Club Talk TONIGHT!

Buxton Field Club and Derbyshire Ornithological Society present: Living with Predators – It’s Complicated! Mary Colwell Saturday 5th March 7.00pm (zoom link to paid up members, livestream on Buxton Field Club youtube channel for non-members) One of the big issues in conservation is how to live alongside predators. It causes deep divisions and antagonism and hostility.…

Springboard – our new spring event at the Green Man Gallery on Saturday March 19 7-9pm

Springboard: This is what we are calling our new spring event at the Green Man Gallery on Saturday March 19 7-9pm to celebrate the changing season and our forthcoming Fringe with the help of performers, food and drink. Our planned programme party marking the publication of the printed programme is set for Saturday June 4…

Burning man comes to Chatsworth in a uk first for the monumental sculpture event

Burning man comes to Chatsworth in a uk first for the monumental sculpture event Huge sculptures from Burning Man, held in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert, USA will be making their UK debut at Chatsworth this spring at an ambitious and free-to-access exhibition in the Derbyshire estate’s parkland, it has been announced. Radical Horizons: The Art of…

Buxton Baby Bank – Volunteers needed

Buxton Baby Bank – Volunteers needed  Want to make a difference in your community? You can volunteer as much or as little of your time as you like , every little helps! If you are interested in becoming part of the  baby bank team, please just drop us a message p.s we have cake! buxtonbabybank@gmail.com

The Pavilion Gardens in Buxton has been undergoing major changes in recent months – come and visit

Gallery in the Gardens wants to sell you affordable art as more new talent joins group The Pavilion Gardens in Buxton has been undergoing major changes in recent months, with a facelift to its exterior and major works to various areas of the complex; Gallery in the Gardens located inside, run by High Peak Artists…

Buxton Mountain Rescue Team is recruiting – Applications are invited

Buxton Mountain Rescue Team Applications are now invited to join the team as an operational member. If you are active in the outdoors and have the time to dedicate to attend weekly training, continuous performance development and call-outs (when qualified) then we would like to hear from you. To apply, please complete the application form…

Wild Woodland Puppets – free family event

From small, shy leaf people to dangerous twig-monsters, wise old mud-wizards and wild squirrel children, join the Creeping Toad team to make some of the more unexpected inhabitants of the Buxton woodlands. Mixing recycled with natural materials, we’ll make puppets to play with and then send you out exploring into Grinlow Woods. Deep in the…

Woodland Monsters and Leafy Heroes – free family event

We’ll take twigs, add home-made leaves, make twisted fingers and laughing faces to create our own wonderful woodland character. There might be small, shy leaf people or dangerous twig-monsters. There could be wise old mud-wizards and wild squirrel children. Working with the museum’s new Treasuring Trees exhibition for inspiration, the Creeping Toad team will help…

Buxton Junior Football Club – Come and join the team 🙌🏼

Buxton Junior Football Club Come and join our team we are looking for volunteer committee members. Whether it’s an hour a week or more, your contribution to the club will be valued. Help shape our future and help us continue to provide affordable and inclusive youth football for all

Citizens Advice Derbyshire Districts

Citizens Advice Derbyshire Districts· From 7 March we will be changing our opening times in Buxton: Tuesday: 10am – 3pm with drop in between 10am and 1pm Wednesday: 10am – 2pm appointments only Thursday: 10am – 3pm with drop in between 10am and 1pm

Church charity seeks community hero nominations for Buxton awards night

A growing Derbyshire church charity will be decamping to Buxton next month for its first ever awards ceremony recognising those residents who have gone the extra mile to be good neighbours during the pandemic. “It will be fantastic to see local community groups, charitable organizations and community stalwarts receive well-deserved recognition for the for their…

Go Blue for Blythe House

Blythe House Hospicecare and Helen’s Trust Our two Community Fundraisers, Sophie and Lauri, out in the community and spreading the word about #GoBlueforBlytheHouse campaign throughout March You can get involved by choosing any day throughout March to fundraise for your local charity- it might be dressing in blue, holding a blue prize raffle or decorating…

A chance to start the conversation about mental health & how we’re feeling

Peak District National Park #TimetoTalkDerbyshire – a chance to start the conversation about mental health & how we’re feeling. Get the ball rolling… https://bit.ly/dcc_mentalhealth Advice on how nature can help… https://bit.ly/pdnp_wellbeing Derbyshire County Council

Georgian Grandeur of the Assembly Rooms to life this half term, as we celebrate its 2022 reopening with a fun and free open morning

Buxton Crescent Heritage Experiences This February #halfterm in #Buxton Tuesday 22nd, Wednesday 23rd and Thursday 24th February, 10.30am to 1pm… Let’s bring the glorious Georgian Grandeur of the Assembly Rooms to life this half term, as we celebrate its 2022 reopening with a fun and free open morning. Have a go at creating your own…

Nominations Open for Commonwealth Games Batonbearers

Nominations are now open for inspirational Batonbearers for this year’s Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton Relay. Do you know someone? Nominate them today! Let’s take it on, together #QBR2022 https://www.birmingham2022.com/…/batonbearer-nominations/

Buxton Field Club’s Next Talk: Soil Matters

Buxton Field Club’s next talk Soil Matters with Jane Sweetman Saturday 19th February 7.00pm (Zoom link sent to paid up Club members, live-streamed to Buxton Field Club youtube Channel for non-members/if you can’t make Saturday) This down-to-earth talk will be all about the invisible world beneath our feet and its role in feeding the world above ground. Jane’s presentation…

Drop-in Covid Jabs

For anyone who has not yet had their first covid jab or needs their second or booster, they can just turn up at the Octagon Lounge, Buxton Pavilion, St John’s Road, Buxton, SK17 6BE on Thursday 17 February. Clinic times are 10am – 4pm No appointment needed and the friendly team will be happy to…

Buxton Opera House – Northern Ballet’s child-friendly dance show Pinocchio

explorebuxton.co.uk Northern Ballet’s child-friendly dance show Pinocchio at Buxton Opera House Northern Ballet brings its new, child-friendly ballet Pinocchio for children ‘Pinocchio’ as part its hugely successful national tour of this magical show:

Not yet had your first covid jab or need your second or booster? Come today at Octagon Lounge, Buxton Pavilion – No appt needed

Not yet had your first covid jab or need your second or booster? You can just turn up this Tuesday (8 Feb) between 10am and 4pm and get your first, second or booster vaccination. No appointment needed. Come to Octagon Lounge, Buxton Pavilion, St John’s Road, Buxton, SK17 6BE and the friendly team will be…

Buxton Baby Bank – Saturday 12th February 10am-1pm

Buxton Baby Bank Don’t forget… Saturday 12th February 10am-1pm Buxton Community Church Coffee Morning Baby Weigh Winter Clothing Join us for our first event of 2022 We can’t wait to see you!

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Derbyshire Constabulary – advice on steps you can take to protect your home and vehicle from criminals

Derbyshire Constabulary  A dedicated operation to tackle serious acquisitive crime and burglary in the north of the county is already seeing results. We have recently launched Operation Baytree in response to several burglaries and thefts of Land Rovers in north Derbyshire, particularly in the High Peak. Roads Policing officers, response officers and local Safer Neighbourhood…

Roller Disco @Pavilion Gardens This Weekend!

ONLY 1 day to go Looking for something fun to do with the kids THIS WEEKEND INDOORS!! SPECIAL OFFER ON ADVANCE BOOKINGS!! Stay in for another session at only £2.00 each (pay the extra £2.00 at the entrance) Roller Disco in the Pavilion Gardens Octagon, Buxton on Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th February 2022 with…

Message from Stewart Medical Centre RE Staff Shortages & Cancellations

Unfortunately we are being affected this week by a large number of covid related absences at the surgery, meaning we have a number of clinical staff either unwell or having to work from home. As a result we are having to take the unavoidable action of either converting face to face appointments to telephone appointments,…

Young People Wanted for Buxton ‘Our Street’ Initiative’s Youth Board

Our Street is a programme of vibrant events and activities taking place in Spring Gardens. Events and activities for all. Events and Activities to connect the communities of Buxton, to enjoy, to learn, to socialise and to feel a sense of belonging to the High Street. And to do this we want to invite young…

Updated Best Things to do in Buxton 2022

Updated for 2022: Top 24 Things to do in Buxton Check out our ultimate guide to the top 24 things to do in Buxton. Whether you’re a local and wondering how to spend the evening, visiting for the day or here for a few days break, you can find theatre, comedy, films, kids activities, outdoors…

Buxton Baby Bank Appeal for Bed Guards

Good morning We currently have a waiting list for bed guards. If you have a spare one you’d like to donate please let us know buxtonbabybank@gmail.com Thank you! Team Baby Bank

Buxton Baby Bank Coffee Morning Saturday 12th February 10am-1pm

Our first coffee morning and baby weigh-in session of 2022! Come by for a brew and slice of cake. We will have lots of lovely winter clothing on offer, including snuggly snow suits, warm hats and beautiful blankets – as well as toys and much more! We will also be conducting our first of many…

Serpentine Community Garden wins lottery community fund

Serpentine Community Garden We won the (community) lottery. Close on £100,000 over 3 years to support keeping the Garden going and Growing Well. https://www.serpentinecommunitygarden.org/…/foundation…   Such wonderful news for our friends at SCG! They supported our community during 2020 with their incredible generosity in providing organic, freshly harvested salad bags each Sunday and homemade condiments!…

Market cancelled

Buxton market Unfortunately the winds are forecast to be bad again tomorrow, gusting between 40 and 46mph all day, combined with heavy rain at times. Safety has to come first so sadly we’ve decided to cancel the market tomorrow. It does look as though things will have calmed down by Saturday, so we hope to…

England has returned to Plan A measures to prevent the spread of #COVID19

Department of Health and Social Care – DHSC  England has returned to Plan A measures to prevent the spread of #COVID19. To protect yourself and others: let fresh air in if you meet indoors consider wearing a face covering in crowded, enclosed spaces take lateral flow tests regularly wash hands throughout the day More info:…

Little Cherubs Community – support, they shall go to the ball…

Little Cherubs Community Something new from us… please spread the word and donate if you can

Buxton Field Club’s Next Talk with Karen Lloyd

Buxton Field Club’s next talk: Abundance: Nature in Recovery – Karen Lloyd Saturday 5th February 7.00pm Based on the book of the same name, the talk addresses the urgent need to tell positive stories from the conservation front line, and will show that, where people focus the right kinds of attention, repair and recovery are absolutely…

Mobile Vaccination Clinic this Monday @The Octagon

Mobile vaccination clinic in The Octagon Lounge, Pavilion Gardens Buxton: Monday 31st January 2022, 10am to 4pm. No appointment needed. This is for anyone aged 16+ who has not yet had their first covid jab or needs their second or booster. Just turn up on Monday between 10am and 4pm at the mobile vaccination clinic…

Connex Community Photography Competition

We are running a photography competition. Please see the poster below for more information.  

Take part in one of the friendliest arts festivals in the UK – Fringe 22 is open for entries

The Green Man Gallery We already have 48 performance slots booked for this year’s Buxton Festival Fringe and our Ground Floor Gallery (Venue 86a) is almost full. We still have space upstairs in the Workshop Room (Venue 86b). Email Caroline on hello@thegreenmangallery.com as soon as possible if you’re thinking of bringing a show to The…

Grapevine Wellbeing Centre – Wellbeing Walks with the National Park Rangers

Grapevine Wellbeing Centre Really pleased to announce that over the next 6 months we will be working with the amazing Peak District National Park Rangers on monthly wellbeing walks. This is starting tomorrow Thursday 27th, with a ‘Meet the Ranger’ walk in Pavilion Gardens. Everyone is welcome, we are meeting at 10:30am at the bandstand.…

Get involved – well dressings This incredible art form is kept alive by volunteers and lots of our communities are looking for new people to get involved.

Peak District National Park Every year #WellDressings are created in more than 80 towns and villages in the #PeakDistrict between May and September! This incredible art form is kept alive by volunteers and lots of our communities are looking for new people to get involved. Find out more… https://bit.ly/WellDressings2022 #PeakDistrictProud | Visit Peak District &…

Here are some useful tips to save on your energy bills

Looking to save on your energy bills? Here are some useful tips, including turning your boiler hot water setting down to 50 degrees. octopus.energy Try our Winter Workout tips to save gas (and stay cosy) in your home Peruse our list of simple ways to save gas in your home, without having to switch off…

come join Buxton Town Team

BUXTONTOWNTEAM.ORG Buxton Town Team is a community organisation made up of ordinary people who want to make our town a better place to live, work and visit. Our projects include everything from gardening and crafts to fundraising and events. We’re enthusiastic, inclusive, welcoming and we want to involve as many people as possible – we believe…

Zinc and High Peak Foodbank – Donations appreciated

Zink and High Peak Foodbank Donations to our food bank are always Wanted + Appreciated ! This week we are asking for: Jam (Please NOT home made) Coffee Ready meals Rice Sugar Of course anything you can spare is always appreciated, these are just items we are specifically short of. Please do not donate anything…

Become A Volunteer For The Buxton Heritage Trust

Get involved with the Buxton Crescent Heritage Trust! The Trust are holding an informal event at 6pm next Monday 24 January for anybody interested in volunteering. We are looking for volunteers who have a love of history and heritage, or have a passion for Buxton and the Peak District to come forward and share their…

Volunteer Vacancies at the Buxton Opera House

*VACANCY: Volunteers* Volunteering is a great opportunity to gain work experience in a theatre environment, learn new skills and meet new people, whilst playing a vital role at your local theatre. We are currently looking for Front of House and Bar Volunteers, and will be holding a recruitment day on Saturday 5 February at 11am.…

Are you due a Dental Examination?

Have you been in to see us since the lockdown? If you know you’re due a dental examination please contact the Broadwalk Dental Practise to get booked in. Our number is 01298 214601 We look forward to hearing from you

Stewart Medical Centre Vaccination Anniversary

January 15th 2022 marks 1 year since the first Covid Vaccination was given at the Buxton Vaccination Hub on Temple Road. Since then we, along with our colleagues at Buxton Medical Practice, Elmwood Medical Centre and Hartington Surgery have delivered more than 40,500 vaccinations to patients at the hub, at individual practices, at local care…

Kinders Garden Shop @Pavilion Gardens

  Kinders Garden-Come down and see us at our temporary location, At the top of the conservatory on the promenade at pavilion Gardens, Buxton. Indoor plants, cut flowers, bouquets, weddings, funeral tributes, christenings, outdoor plants. We all look forward to seeing you

Zink and High Peak Foodbank Boardgame Club & Donations Request

Happy New Year one and all!   Once again we are asking for donations to our food bank.  We are currently short of: Carrier Bags Toiletries Sweetcorn Potatoes Carrots Anything else food/drink wise is muchly appreciated! Please note we cannot accept alcohol. We are also on the lookout for board games such as Scrabble, Uno,…

MENTELL Every Monday 7-9pm

MENTELL: offers a free, confidential space for men to talk/share/listen.. Every Monday 7-9pm Register on the link to join tonight’s group. https://www.mentell.org.uk/signup

Buxton Samaritans Appeals for New Volunteers

If you made any New Year’s resolutions to get more involved in supporting your community, the Buxton & High Peak branch of Samaritans is offering a perfect opportunity. “What better way to start the New Year than by making a truly meaningful and rewarding contribution to our community?” buxton.director@samaritans.org. If you are unable to spare…

Buxton Saturday 8th Market Cancelled

Unfortunately the forecasts for tomorrow are all awful, with strong winds and heavy rain all day and icy overnight – so we’ve had to make the decision to cancel the market. Hope things improve and that we’ll be back on Tuesday.

Connex Looking for Volunteer Drivers

Buxton Repair Cafe 22nd January

Buxton Repair Cafe on 22 January will go ahead with a Covid Safe Plan. Bring us your broken stuff and lets see if we can extend its life. Donations, no fees. https://fb.me/e/1jKFqg4ah @Buxton Methodist Church 10-2pm

Bounce Buxton Back for the New Year!

Below is all you need to know! ((BOUNCE)) Three times more effective than floor based fitness thanks to the addition of gravity and g-force provided by the trampoline. Our classes feature the first 40 mins filled with choreographed dance-cardio jumping routines and then finishing off with 20 minutes of toning, targeting the arms, glutes and…

Buxton Crescent Visitor Experience Reopens

We’re back open, with our excellent Visitor Information and Visitor Experience Hosts ready to make your day a special one in Buxton. In the Pump Room Visitor Centre, open Friday to Sunday, we offer top advice on things to see and do in #Buxton and surrounding areas. Not to mention our great range of locally…

Busy Little Monsters New Year Session Dates

Woo! Poster updated for 2022 and the session times: 10am, 11.15am and 1pm Dates for this term are 13th Jan, 27th Jan and 17th Feb. Book here: https://www.happity.co.uk/little-monsters-buxton/buxton

The Green Man Gallery New Year Break Extended

We are extending our New Year break for another week to give us more time to plan for the safest re-opening possible. #covidsafety All being well, we’ll be open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in January from 10.30am to 4.30pm. In February we plan to try out new opening times to make it possible to…

Accidental Yogis Yoga back for the New Year

W E  A R E  B A C K Online and at Buxton Methodist Church! Let’s Yoga!! Ooof. Just thought of the first plank we’ll do That’s gonna be hard eh? But we’ll work through it together There’s always the lower options too It’s great to see some newbies amongst the regulars booked on which…

Buxton Field Club’s Next Talk- 8/01

Buxton Field Club’s next talk: Much ado about Mothing – a year intoxicated by Britain’s rare and remarkable moths. With James Lowen Saturday 8th January 7.00pm start. Zoom link sent to Club members or join us by livestream on Buxton Field Club youtube channel. Moths are routinely slandered as all being clothes-munching, plant-destroying pests. Through his…

Buxton Rugby Club ‘Streetwise Defence’ Workshop

Looking for something to do this new year. Book now for only £20 deposit. Still several places left. Don’t miss out.

A Year-Round Guide to Buxton Weather!

Trying to predict the weather pattern of anywhere in the United Kingdom can be like trying to predict the roll of a dice. This is especially true of the highest market town in England. Being a thousand feet (300m) above sea level, Buxton seems to have its own microclimate. Notoriously unpredictable, an inch of snow…

High Peak Foodbank Need Volunteers for the New Year

A Buxton-based charity is looking for more volunteers to donate their time in 2022 after another busy year. To find out more and how to apply, click here

High Peak Ladies Kickboxing & Self Defence Course

THIS YEAR ITS YOUR TURN! OK… here it is… High Peak Ladies, this one’s for you! W/C 10th January we will be running a series of ladies only, intro to kickboxing & self defence courses. Each one lasts 6 weeks and will run on: Mondays 7pm @ Newtown Wednesdays 6.15pm @Chapel-en-le-Frith Thursdays 10am @Newton For…

Stewart Medical Centre Christmas and New Year Opening Times

A reminder that between Wednesday 29th – Friday 31st December we will be offering on the day appointments for medically urgent cases only, as directed by the CCG. If you need urgent medical attention while the Practice is closed please call NHS 111

Updated What’s On Pavilion Gardens

Find information about opening times and all events on at the Pavilion Gardens through the festive holidays and into 2022 here.   

24 Best Peak District Walks

24 Best Peak District Walks – Your Ultimate guide Our pick of the 24 best Peak District walks, you’ll find everything from gentle strolls and rolling meadows to dramatic viewpoints and ancient sites! Read all about them here.

Self-isolation Guidance has Changed

The guidance on self-isolation for people who test positive for COVID-19 has changed. Negative results from rapid lateral flow tests will be used to reduce the self-isolation period for positive cases from 10 to 7 days.

Snail Blazers New Year’s Walk

Come and join us for a new year’s walk. Everyone is welcome! Wednesday 5th January 2022 @11am, meeting point- The Old Hall Hotel If you enjoy walking but want a more relaxed pace then Snail Blazers could be the group for you. Snail Blazers is a new walking initiative for anyone with physical and or…

Low-dose Covid Vaccine for 5 to 11 year olds

A low-dose version of a Covid vaccine for five to 11-year-olds has just been approved for use in the UK after being deemed safe and effective. Vulnerable primary school children should be offered a low-dose Covid vaccine, government vaccine advisers have said. Some older children should also be offered a booster in response to the…

Merry Christmas from Buxton Street by Street!

Christmas Priority Post Box PCR Collections

Priority Post Box PCR test collection times have changed for Christmas.  To find out more visit here.  

Urgent Plea for Vaccine Volunteers

Our healthcare services have been given the target of offering everyone aged 18 and above a booster jab by the end of December. This comes at a time of year when healthcare services are always under increased pressure and that issue is significantly heightened this year due to illness, waiting list backlog and Covid restrictions.…

Covid 19 Lateral Flow Tests at Pavilion Gardens

Derbyshire County Council will be handing out Covid19 lateral flow test kits tomorrow, Thurs 23rd & Fri 24th between 9am & 4.30pm at Pavilion gardens Buxton. Stay safe for the holidays!!  

Buxton Fringe-Take Part

We are now open for entries for the 2022 Buxton Fringe.  We are hoping for a more normal Fringe and to be able to hold our usual promotional events such as Fringe Sunday. We will, of course, continue to monitor carefully the Government’s Covid-19 guidelines and restrictions and respond accordingly. The health and safety of our performers, audiences and volunteers…

Holiday Activities and Food Programme

Did you know we’re providing 19,000 places for school holiday activities at 80 venues across Derbyshire? Sessions include a free meal at breakfast or lunchtime with free places for families who claim benefit related free school meals. Find a place for your child at www.derbyshire.gov.uk/holidayactivities

Morrisons – Please pick up a bauble from our giving tree

If shopping in Morrisons over the next week. Please pick up a bauble from our giving tree or ask any checkout staff to add a donation to your bill. All proceeds going to local food bank waste not want not. Morrisons  Thanks to our amazing customers, our Community Giving Trees have helped raise over £100k…

Information about COVID-19 from government, civic, health and other Pages.

Department of Health and Social Care – DHSC  Data from the UK Health Security Agency shows that a #COVID19 booster dose provides around 70-75% protection against symptomatic infection from the #OmicronVariant. The booster is our best defence against this new variant. More info nhs.uk/covid-booster #GetBoostedNow

Wintry Vintage Photos of Buxton

Buxton in Winter – 14 Amazing Vintage Photo’s You’ll Love The recent snowfall in Buxton was the first of the winter and many of you took to the slopes and hills around Buxton for a spot of sledging – but what did Buxton look like in past winters of bygone days? Here’s a trip down…

Winter Clothing Bank Now Open!

Zink and High Peak Foodbank Winter Clothing Bank open now! Open until 5pm At Buxton United Reformed Church, Hardwick Square E

Final Food & Drink Market before Christmas!

This Saturday, 18th December our final Food and Drink market before Christmas. Don’t forget to put it in your diary and come along and support your local market.

Info from Stewart Medical Centre about Covid Boosters

Covid Booster update: In response to the news late on Sunday that all those over 18 would become eligible for their Covid Booster vaccination 3 months after their 2nd dose, we have scrambled to add an additional 8 clinics between yesterday and Thursday 23rd December, with further clinics to follow between Christmas and New Year…

Transition Buxton End of Year Celebration Postponed

Delayed, not cancelled – the annual Transition Buxton & Buxton Town Team shared year end celebration at the Green Man Gallery tomorrow evening is delayed until a date in the New Year. A new announcement will be made when a new date to have a bit of fun together is set. Meanwhile, thanks for being…

Healthwatch Waiting List Survey Results

Thank you to everyone who completed the Healthwatch England NHS waiting times survey during September and October the response from Derbyshire residents was fantastic. The summary of the research and recommendations can be viewed via the link below providing a catalyst for improvements. The next steps locally are already underway – taking the insight and…

‘Winter Lights’ Event at Green Man Gallery

Small lanterns and smaller lights: draw winter woods, blowing leaves, add a hibernating hedgehog, a snoring bear, a winter owl or a Christmas pudding with extra mice… A reminder about our events next weekend, 18th Buxton Museum and Art Gallery and 19th The Green Man Gallery,

Booking your Covid-19 Booster

Booking your COVID-19 booster If you’re aged 40 or over and had your second dose over 2 months ago, you can book now at http://nhs.uk/covid-booster If you’re aged 30 or over, you can book online from tomorrow. People aged 18 or over can book online from Wednesday.

Updated December 2021 What’s On Buxton

All the Events and Best things to do in Buxton this December! Read here 

Mentell Peer to Peer Support

MENTELL.. Offering free, confidential peer to peer support, no matter which step your on.. Every Monday 7-9pm. Sign up in the link.. https://www.mentell.org.uk/signup

What Covid Plan B means for Buxton

This page has essential local information relevant to Buxton and FAQs about what you might need to know about local facilities and businesses in the town. It also has the latest information about current UK Government covid restrictions in England. Read it here 

Burbage Institute Charity Trustees Wanted

Stewart Medical Centre asks for Patience

We always experience a surge of calls following vaccination announcements, and whilst we are delighted to see so many keen to have their vaccine, please remember that we are hearing of the accelerated vaccine programme at the same time as you. We will need some time to work through the logistics, and are keen to…

Book your COVID-19 Booster

All adults are now eligible to book a COVID-19 booster dose. If the booking service is busy, please try again later or search for a walk-in site. More info: nhs.uk/CovidVaccination

Buxton’s Biggest and Best Market Ever

There will be more stalls than ever at the market on Saturday December, 11. Buxton Markets Chair, Ann Thompson said: “There’s a real buzz around our Christmas Market this year – we’ve had more stall bookings than ever before and it’s a great way to support local businesses and get your Christmas shopping done. Find out…

Volunteer Needed for Youtube Anchor!

We’re looking for volunteers who are interested in being an anchor for our Zink TV YouTube channel! Please contact via email tom@zink.org.uk or telephone 07949538773 if you are interested! Feel free to share this post.

New Carpark Paying App for the High Peak

You can now pay for parking in High Peak Borough Council carparks using PayByPhoneUK

DDC Household Support Fund

Derbyshire County Council have announced details of the new Household Support Fund to help families struggling this winter. You can already apply for up to 3 Emergency Cash Payments per year from the Derbyshire Discretionary Fund, but once these have been allocated, household can also apply for up to two payments of £64 per household,…

Morrisons Elf Day- There’s still time to donate!

We raised over 300 pounds during #elfday on December 3rd many thanks to all who donated still time to donate via the just giving link

Buxton Team Parish Christmas Pizza Party

A Christmas Pizza Party is held for those who are age 18 – 29 to celebrate Christmas and find joy! There will be an open fire outside as well as Pizza, Games and Hot Chocolate – bring a blanket and warm clothes although we will be heading indoors if too cold. Click on the link…

Lake of Lights Re-schedule

LAKE OF LIGHTS ANNOUNCEMENT We are pleased to announce that with the support of the Pavilion Gardens we have managed to re-schedule our Lake of Lights event and it will now take place this coming Sunday 12th December. The event will start at the earlier time of 4.30pm, when lights can be collected from us…

Volunteer for Buxton Baby Bank!

Did you know, volunteering for an organisation like Buxton Baby Bank looks great on your CV and University Application? It’s also great fun, you can meet new people and learn new skills! If you have a few hours to spare and would like to join us, send us a message or email us at buxtonbabybank@gmail.com…

Buxton Fringe Christmas Party Cancelled

Buxton Fringe regrets that owing to circumstances beyond their control and concerns about Covid, the Christmas Party on Saturday December 11th is cancelled, to be replaced by an event in Spring which will highlight entries for Fringe 2022. This will be in addition to a planned programme launch party in early June.

Memorial Trees

Every community has felt the impact of Covid, and having dedicated places to reflect and remember lost loved ones is an important part of the recovery process. Last week High Peak Borough Council planted 13 oak trees around High Peak to provide a lasting legacy and to recognise and acknowledge all the ways in which…

LAKE OF LIGHTS ANNOUNCEMENT

We are pleased to announce that with the support of the Pavilion Gardens we have managed to re-schedule our Lake of Lights event and it will now take place this coming Sunday 12th December. The event will start at the earlier time of 4.30pm, when lights can be collected from us at the Kiosk at…

Alan’s Challenge saw Alan Thompson complete all 19 of the Peak District’s toughest mountain bike routes – raising £7520

Alan’s Challenge saw Alan Thompson complete all 19 of the Peak District’s toughest mountain bike routes – raising £7520 – which will be used to help families across Buxton and the surrounding area. The money has been split between Buxton Street By Street, Connex Community Support and The Breadline Thank you so much Alan, it…

Buxton Festival Fringe 2022 is open for entries

Buxton Festival Fringe

BBC Radio 4 Money Box focuses on economic and financial abuse

Crossroads Derbyshire BBC Radio 4 Money Box focuses on economic and financial abuse. Lots of information and advice on where to seek help. If you need support in Derbyshire call 08000 198 668. https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0012176 Financial Abuse Money Box How do you recognise and stop financial and economic abuse? Tweet @Moneybox or e-mail moneybox@bbc.co.uk

Elf Day this Friday

This Friday (3rd December), for the 4th year, Morrisons Buxton will be taking part in #elfday raising funds for the Alzheimer’s Society. If you cannot call in on Friday please donate via the just giving page.

What am I entitled to if there’s a power cut?

What am I entitled to if there’s a power cut? There are rules that electricity companies have relating to how quickly they restore power after a power cut. If these rules aren’t met, you could be due compensation. Power cuts due to severe weather If you live in Wales, England or Scotland, your rights to…

Mentell – Sign up in the link.. 5 Questions to join Mondays Group 7-9pm

Sign up in the link.. 5 Questions to join Mondays Group 7-9pm. Offering a free, Confidential space. It’s non clinical with experienced facilitators https://www.mentell.org.uk/signup

Connex Community Support first Park Pootle of the winter

Connex Community Support A quick reminder that our first Park Pootle of the winter takes place next Wednesday 1 December at 2pm at the Pavilion gardens in Buxton. If you are over 65 and looking for some safe, gentle exercise and friendly company, why not join us? These 30 minute gentle walks are free and…

Buxton Town Team Decoration Plans Postponed

POSTPONED! With icy weather forecast for this weekend, the Town Team have revised their plans for putting up the decorations… Thanks to all those who were going to join us on Sunday – the new date is Thursday morning (December 2nd), meeting outside Turner’s Memorial at 10am – we’re assured by Buxton Weather Watch that…

Buxton Saturday Market Cancelled 26/11

Apologies but Storm Arwen is on its way and due to hit us overnight and tomorrow, with very strong winds and possibly snow as well. So it’s not safe to have a market on Saturday. All being well we will be back to normal on Tuesday. Stay safe, see you then.

Dickensian Market This Saturday

Getting ready for the Dickensian Market at the Pavilion Gardens on Saturday. These are a few photos of some of our wide and varied projects. Come along and say hello. We are looking forward to seeing you there.

Morrisons Buxton’s Giving Tree

We now have a giving tree in the store. Simply pick up a bauble with the value of one, two or five pounds on. This money will then go to waste not want at the URC to spend on items they need in store. Please pick up a bauble and give what you can.

Harpur Hill Living Advent Calendar 2021

Welcome to this year’s Living Advent Calendar page… Only 7 days to go before we open our first Living Advent Window!!! Please check back in on 1st December when the location of the first window will be revealed. Don’t worry if you can’t get out to see the windows in person, a picture of the…

Children’s Christmas Crafts

Children’s Xmas craft afternoon this Sunday 12 noon til 5pm at The New Inn. Bring the little ones along to make Xmas decorations and cards.

Charity Firewalk 11th December

Just 3 weeks until the fire is lit & our legendary firewalkers face the flames. Please click on this link below to sign up, and start raising money for Peter’s treatment.

Chakra Lounge Initiative

Believe it or not, there are over 1.5M elderly people in the country who will be celebrating Christmas alone and this could be for various reasons. So this year we, at The Chakra Lounge – Buxton, will be donating 10p on every order made, be it dine-in, takeaway or delivery, from the 1st of November…

Christmas Family Event at Blythe House

Friday 10th December 2021 at 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm  

Warning: new fake NHS COVID Pass emails and texts

Scammers are hoping to cash in on any confusion around the end of pandemic restrictions – watch out for these fake emails and texts. To read the full story visit here.

Christmas at Gallery in the Gardens

Down at the Pavilion Gardens it’s all getting very exciting!  From Saturday 20th to Sunday 5th December there will be ice skating, food & drink and Christmas stalls on the Promenade and Santa’s Grotto in the Octagon.  To join in the fun, the artists at Gallery in the Gardens will be staying open late every night to 8pm, for…

Relaxed Pace Walking Group in Buxton

If you enjoy walking, but want a more relaxed pace, then Snail Blazers could be the group for you. Snail Blazers is a new walking initiative for anyone with physical and or mental health limitations. Run by Buxton resident Debs, Snail Blazers will meet every two weeks starting on Wednesday 24th November at 11am (Meet…

Busy Little Monsters New Session Times

NEW SESSION TIMES! I’m so excited to announce that the new weekly session times from 25th November are… 10am – 11am 11.15am – 12.15pm 1pm – 2pm Thursdays at Buxton Community Church For ages 0 – 5 yrs Book here: https://www.happity.co.uk/…/baby-groups-buxton-buxton… (ASD/SEN friendly sessions are not affected and still run on the first Thursday of…

Buxton Field Club’s Next Talk

Buxton Field Club’s next talk Saturday 27th November 7.00pm St. Kilda & the Hebrides – cruising to the Edge of the World Sara Frost from Nature Trek (Zoom link sent to club members. Livestream on Buxton Field Club youtube channel for non-members) In a world where long-haul travel is now so accessible, it can be…

Facing Hardship? The Breadline Can Support You

India Rae live this Saturday at New Inn Buxton.

Join us for a great night.

Buxton FC’s 2nd Round FA Cup Match to be Televised on BBC One

In a spectacular first for the Bucks, their second-round tie with Morecambe will be televised live on BBC One. After their historic defeat of York City in the first round of the FA Cup, Buxton will face League One club Morecambe, at Silverlands on Saturday, 4 December at 12:45 GMT. The FA broadcast fee for…

Six Things to do in Buxton this Winter

Visit Buxton Museum and Art Gallery Buxton is fortunate enough to have one of the best local authority museums in the UK and unlike many small museums, still benefits from having a paid team of friendly experts. As well as having a permanent display of artefacts from the Peak District’s varied and eccentric past, they…

Entrepreneurs offered post-COVID help and funding

A year after the coronavirus pandemic swept through Derbyshire, the economic impact is still being felt right across the county, with many businesses still counting the cost and people who lost their jobs still looking for work. But while many sectors continue to struggle, there has been a huge increase in people setting up their…

Buxton and Leek College launches Christmas Fair

With the festive season fast approaching, Buxton & Leek College apprenticeship team have launched their annual ‘Christmas Fair 2021’, packed full of competitions for all the community to enter, and great prizes up for grabs.  The BLC Christmas Fair is quickly becoming a festive tradition for local crafters to get creative, and those with an…

Using the right service for your illness or condition

Stewart Medical Centre Using the right service for your illness or condition can help you and others get the treatment needed quickly and effectively. There are many conditions and ailments that can be better treated by a pharmacist, by getting advice from 111 or simply by self care at home. Please think before you call,…

Buxton Christmas Lights switch on in the Crescent

Only 6 days to go to the Buxton Christmas Lights switch on in the Crescent Crescent stage running order just confirmed 2.30pm – Billerettes 3pm – Kaleidoscope community choir – Buxton Opera House/Buxton International Festival 3.30pm – Mad Hatters Music Youth Choir 4pm – local indie band ‘Not Ned’ 5pm – Emmerdales favourite police man…

Green Man Gallery – Winter Emporium

The Green Man Gallery As the nights draw in we’re excited with our plans for this year’s Winter Emporium which opens next Friday (19th November) at our 9th Birthday Party. All are welcome at any time between 5.30 and 9.30pm. The gallery will be filled with lights and greenery and there’ll be live music, drinks,…

Baby Christmas Jumpers and Party Wear from Buxton Baby Bank

We have Christmas jumpers and party wear in all sizes and colours at Buxton Baby Bank! These will be available on a ‘pay as you feel’ basis at our coffee morning this Saturday! We will have lots of other baby clothing and equipment to buy as well All proceeds to go to our Christmas toy…

Local Handmade Christmas Cards

Xmas cards. Handpainted and printed by me! Shop local! Help out small businesses. £2 each or 3 for £5 . Free local delivery or postage available x By Francesca Gregory on Facebook

Covid-19 Health Behaviours- Coronavirus Resource Centre

A new public health behaviours campaign ‘Stop COVID-19 hanging around’ has launched demonstrating the importance of simple actions, and how they reduce the risks of catching COVID-19 this winter; such as ventilation, face coverings and testing.

Nominate Your Pandemic Hero

Nominate your ‘pandemic hero’ to be treated to a luxury 3-course dinner at the Devonshire Dome In connection with National Apprenticeship Week 2022 (Feb 7th to 13th), Buxton & Leek College catering apprentices will be putting on a meal to showcase their skills to the local community. The apprenticeship team at BLC have decided to give…

Buxton Baby Bank Coffee Morning

We are very excited to invite you to our community coffee morning on Saturday 13th Nov. Rachel Slyfield will be there offering hand massages and we will be raising funds for our Christmas toy drive We look forward to seeing you all Team Baby Bank

Buxton Team Parish Questionnaire

Do you want to be involved in your local parish or local church? You don’t have to attend on a Sunday to join in with the events and activities that are happening. I am interested to know what you are interested in… some of the things listed on the electronic form are already happening in…

Accidental Yogis Yoga Classes

This is me for sure What I love about our yoga classes is that everyone has different body shapes, different levels of strength and flexibility, different niggly areas, and we all do yoga in a way that’s right for us. Classes are suitable for the beginner, so you’ll find no fancy headstands, not even a…

Morrison’s Christmas Toy and Gift Appeal

Morrison’s Buxton are starting a christmas toy and gift appeal this week The supermarket workers are backing an appeal by domestic abuse charity Crossroads Derbyshire for new good quality children’s toys to make sure everyone gets a Christmas present this year. Crossroads Derbyshire is a voluntary organisation and registered charity dedicated to helping women and…

Green Man Gallery’s Winter Emporium

Save the date! We’ll be celebrating our 9th birthday on Friday 19th November and we would love you to join us. We’ll be unveiling this year’s Winter Emporium to inspire your gift giving and there’ll be a 10% discount on everything purchased at the party. It’s a free event with food & drink in return…

Panto Returns to Buxton with Aladdin 2021

After a long wait, this Christmas pantomime returns to Buxton Opera House with a spectacular production of Aladdin. Aladdin opens at Buxton Opera House on Saturday 11th December 2021 and runs until Saturday 1st January 2022.  Find out more about the cast and show here

Christmas Dinner Hampers from The Breadline

This Christmas we will be delivering Christmas Dinner Hampers to folk in financial difficulties as well as delivering Christmas Dinners to those who need from The Tradesmans Cafe, Buxton. The Cafe will also have a sit in option for those that don’t want to eat alone and have a lovely dinner served with Fairfield Brass…

Buxton Fringe Open-to-all AGM Meeting

AGM: Please come along to our open-to-all AGM on Wednesday November 17th at 7pm for 7.30pm at the Green Man Gallery in Buxton. There will be wine and nibbles and a chance to meet the team. A normal committee meeting will follow at 8pm in the same venue.

Busy Little Monsters Additional Needs Friendly Session

Fantastic feedback from yesterday’s Autism and Additional Needs Friendly session I am so pleased to be able to provide a safe and happy play experience for these families. The next one is 2nd December 3.45pm and can be booked here: https://www.happity.co.uk/…/buxton-community-church-02…

Chakra Lounge’s Charity Work

Every year at The Chakra Lounge, we initiate acts of giving back in the last two months for everything good that we had received all through the year. 2020 was a year that shook all of us. But, 2021 has been a year of realization and revival. If the past two years have taught us…

Buxton Field Club’s Next Talk

Buxton Field Club’s next talk (for bumblebee lovers!) Pollinating the Peak Saturday 13th November Zoom (members). Buxton Field Club youtube channel livestream https://tinyurl.com/35337jmb (non-members) 7.00pm Join Andrew Joly, one of the local volunteers for The Bumblebee Conservation Trust, for an introduction to the wonderful world of bumblebees, the work of the Pollinating the Peak team, and the…

Buxton Fireworks Spectacular 7th November

Not to be missed! New organiser! Buxton Fireworks Spectacular on Sunday 7th November at the Cricket Ground, Park Road, Buxton! Bigger and Better with a new and improved format, much improved fairground, two firework displays, various hot food vendors, bar, music and family entertainment! Gates open 4pm 4pm until 5pm – Happy hour – All…

Zumba Classes in Buxton!

How can you resist this face? Janet is such a fab Zumba instructor, she always puts people at ease, is friendly and loves to dance! It doesn’t matter if you don’t have the moves, as long as you’re moving and having fun! At one point in my life I had a completely preconceived idea of…

Buxton Baby Bank Needs You!!

This year we hope to give a gift of new pyjamas and a toy to all the children who have used our services over the last year and we need your help! This year is going to be tough for many families with the cost of living going up and covid effecting people’s incomes. Christmas…

Clubbercise

Wanna have this much fun that your jumping for joy? I mean.. Want to burn calories (up to 600 per class!), and get in some cardio and toning exercise? Then come and join us for Clubbercise!! A work out that’s just like a night out, but no heels and no hangovers! 90’s to current club…

Roller Energy Roller Disco Parties

Entry / Cost: Session entry prices are currently £5 per person plus just £1.50 for skate hire if required (unless you are bringing your own skates). A family ticket for up to 2 adults and 3 children is £20 (saving up to £10 per session) plus £1.50 each for skate hire if required. Spectators are free…

14 Best Peak District & Derbyshire Winter Walks

It can get pretty chilly during winter out in the Peak District and Derbyshire but the landscape here and the views on offer are just as beautiful in the colder months, where the rolling moors and tough climbs can offer some lovely days out and a break away from it all. Here’s our pick of…

Buxton Festival Fringe Artwork

Could you design the artwork for the cover of next year’s Buxton Festival Fringe programme? See buxtonfringe.org.uk for details.  

The Big Buxton Conversation

Less than one week until Big Buxton Conversation Two on Monday 8th November, 2:30-5:30pm in the Methodist Church on the Market Place. Open to everyone in Buxton. Free, including yummy goodies at break time from Pig&Pepper. Our town, our community, our future. Please register to help us know how many pastries and chairs we will…

Little Music Monsters

November-December booking open! Click on the picture of your chosen class and follow the links in the text to book. Please note: NEW TIMES for Pre-schoolers 2yrs+ 11am Babies 0-1yrs 12.30pm The term is 7 weeks, November to December (Siblings under 12m go free with an older child and don’t require a ticket.) Trinity Church,…

Christmas Markets in Derbyshire and Peak District 2021

Looking for gift inspiration? A last-minute bauble? Among a raft of special festive events you’ll find fine foodie gifts, hand-crafted pressies and usually a bit of glühwein to help you get into that merry spirit as well as markets being held in some truly stunning locations too.   Here’s our pick of the best Christmas…

15 Most Haunted Places in Derbyshire & the Peak District

The Peak District and Derbyshire is seemingly rife with tales of ghosts, ghouls and strange apparitions with many locations telling legendary stories of strange going-on and bumps in the dark! Click here to read our pick of some the most notorious in the area…

Bonfire Events in Buxton 2021

There’s nothing like putting on your winter warmies, standing round a big hot bonfire and watching fireworks magically light up the sky! Remember to take care if you’re using fireworks at home and keep pets indoors if you can around this time, but most of all…enjoy! Here’s our usual handy guide of a round up…

What is waning immunity after vaccination?

How do vaccines produce immunity? Vaccines offer both short and long-term protection or ‘immunity’ against infectious diseases. In the days and weeks following vaccination, there is an initial surge in immune cells and antibodies that act as the ‘frontline fighters’ against a foreign invader in the body, such as a virus.1 Over time, these ‘frontline fighters’…

Buxton Fireworks Spectacular!!!

Not to be missed! New organiser! Buxton Fireworks Spectacular on Sunday 7th November at the Cricket Ground, Park Road, Buxton! Bigger and Better with a new and improved format, much improved fairground, two firework displays, various hot food vendors, bar, music and family entertainment! Gates open 4pm 4pm until 5pm – Happy hour – All…

Poppy Volunteers Still Needed

Still needs some volunteers to sell poppies in Morrisons  for the next couple of weeks. Please contact Lily (details below).

Light up a Life Family Workshop with Blythe House

We invite children & young people under the age of 18, who have experienced the death of a loved one, to join us to create a beautiful tea light holder and remember the special person that has died. Facilitated by our Children & Young Peoples Counsellor, this workshop is an opportunity to meet with others…

Buxton Raceway Update

What a weekend that was. A massive thank you to all that attended on the 23rd/24th October, we do appreciate your support. Dont forget we have our final meeting of the season on the 7th November, We are having our Big Bonfire as normal plus £5000 Firework display & Monster Trucks.

Milton Tap Halloween Party

We’re hosting our very first Halloween Party just for kids and YOU’RE invited !!!! Ghoulish face painting, party games & prize for scariest monster. -£5 per child *under 2’s go free* –Mini buffet available *please make a member of the team aware of any allergens prior to arrival* -Bookings only

Five Most Haunted Places in Buxton

As both a long-term resident and paranormal investigator, I’ve been struck by the lack of ghostly goings-on in Buxton. Given the antiquity of the place, you would expect entire legions of spooks to be marching around its historic streets. That said, there are certain locations that do seem to crop up regularly in my investigations…

Halloween Zumba!

Clubbercise and Zumba go all Halloweeny this week! eeeee! Exciting! Newcomers always welcome…. If you dare… moihahaha!!!!! Optional fancy dress Weekday classes at St Thomas More School Saturday class at Burbage Primary School

Raising Funds for Breast Cancer Now

This October, Jessica Smith is walking 100 miles to raise money for Breast Cancer Now! Your contribution will make an impact, whether you donate £5 or £500. Every little bit helps. Thank you for your support. This challenge is about getting as many people as possible active and involved in raising awareness and funds for…

Buxton Town Team Event Thursday 28th October

Find out what we have been doing and future plans or even put forward your own ideas at the Action Group’s ‘Welcome and Welcome Back’ event. It is taking place at the Pump Room on Thursday 28th October. Members and non-members welcome. The event will get underway at 7pm and refreshments will be provided. Visit…

The Big Buxton Conversation #2

Do you live, work, study, run a business, or own a property in Buxton? If yes, we want to hear from you. The Big Buxton Conversation, episode two is face to face Monday 8 November 2:30-5:30pm (the first session was online in April). Our town, our future, our community.  

Free E-Bike Taster Session

SATURDAY 30th OCTOBER FREE Introduction to E-BIKES Would you like to get out and about more but concerned that cycling might be too strenuous? Come and try out an e-bike, you’ll be pleasantly surprised. They are perfect for those with health or fitness issues, looking for a gentle, outdoor activity. Perhaps you want to use…

Connex Over 65s Coffee Mornings

Our popular coffee morning for over 65’s is back! Why not give it a go?

Free Workshop at Buxton Opera House

 Introduction to Stage Lighting & Sound (Ages 12-17) Join a member of the technical team at Buxton Opera House for a hands on introduction to sound and lighting. During this 3 hour session you will have an exclusive look backstage and discover how lighting and sound design works from a professional technician. Places are free…

Poppy Volunteers Needed

Volunteer For The Poppy Appeal This November

Still need some volunteers to sell poppies if you can spare even just a couple of hours first two weeks in November we would most appreciate it. Please contact Lilly details below

15 Most Haunted Places in Derbyshire & the Peak District

https://explorebuxton.co.uk/haunted-places-in-the-peak-district/ The Peak District and Derbyshire is seemingly rife with tales of ghosts, ghouls and strange apparitions with many locations telling legendary stories of strange going-on and bumps in the dark! Here’s our pick of some the most notorious in the area… 1. THE LEGLESS SOLDIER AT THE CASTLE HOTEL, CASTLETON The Castle Hotel is highly…

Take A Pumpkin Home And Decorate It For Stanley At The Tradesman’s Cafe

https://www.facebook.com/tradesmans Hello you happy Halloweener”s , Stanley skeleton has lots of pumpkins to give to little tricksters. Come in and say hello, take a pumpkin home and decorate it for Stanley. We will put it in our window and everyone gets a special treat. For every pumpkin we get, we will donate £1, to the…

‘Tea and Tigers’ – Buxton Field Club Talk, 30.10.21 at 7pm

Buxton Field Club’s next talk: Tea and Tigers – Wildlife in Rural India and Nepal – Steve Price Saturday 30th October 7.00pm (on zoom for members, youtube livestream non-members) Over the past decade Steve Price and his wife have holidayed in India and Nepal on four occasions. During these visits they resided mostly with rural…

DCC online survey – a chance to win £100.

Your Council Your Voice 2021 We all use council services so make sure you have your say. Tell us which services are important to you and where you’d spend the budget. Take the online survey today for a chance to win £100. Click on link: https://www.derbyshire.gov.uk/council/have-your-say/consultation-search/consultation-details/your-council-your-voice-2021.aspx

Do you feel safe on Trains? British Transport Police want your views.

  British Transport Police would like to hear about your experience of rail travel.  If you’d like to take part in this survey, please scan the QR code or use this link: https://online1.snapsurveys.com/…/1dba64df-25df-45be…

Mentell provides circles for men aged 18+ to talk in a safe and confidential space, free from advice and judgement.

Did I ever think I would lose my child, to suicide, my only Son… No But the fact of the matter is .. I have.. Did I ever think I would learn, grow & change the lives of other men… No But the fact of the matter is .. I have.. Proud of that.. MENTELL..…

Buxton man’s memory calendars helping people across the country who are living with dementia

buxtonadvertiser.co.uk Buxton man’s memory calendars helping people across the country who are living with dementia Unique memory calendars created by a Buxton man who cared for his wife while she lived with dementia are now being sold all over the country. Keith Horncastle created the memory calendar to assist his wife Val, who had dementia, but…

Firework Spectacular!

Not long to go now until our Firework Spectacular! Don’t forget to get your tickets in advance and save yourself time and money advance tickets are available from Buxton Opera House and you can also buy online at https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/j-c-novelties Not to be missed! New organiser! Buxton Fireworks Spectacular on Sunday 7th November at the Cricket…

11 Things To Do In Autumn & Winter In The Peak District & Derbyshire

explorebuxton.co.uk 11 Things To Do In Autumn & Winter In The Peak District & Derbyshire Updated for 2021 Autumn & Winter In The Peak District – Snowboarding, cycling, brewery tours, cute animals and more – click on the link above

Christmas Markets in Derbyshire and Peak District 2021

Looking for gift inspiration? A last-minute bauble? Among a raft of special festive events you’ll find fine foodie gifts, hand-crafted pressies and usually a bit of glühwein to help you get into that merry spirit as well as markets being held in some truly stunning locations too… Here’s our pick of the best Christmas Markets…

Busy Little Monsters Pop-Up Play Village- Book Now

Our little village is such a bright & happy place to play when the days get colder. BOOK NOW for this Thursday here: https://www.happity.co.uk/…/baby-groups-buxton-buxton…

Get Involved with Ava’s Chain of Kindness @Morrisons

This week, we are supporting Ava’s Chain of Kindness, a campaign run in loving memory of Ava, who sadly passed away at just two years old on Mother’s Day last year, after being diagnosed with leukaemia at 24 months old. After receiving support from our charity partner @youngLivesvsCancer her family set up the chain to…

3 Dad’s Walking Passing through Buxton to raise awareness for Suicide Prevention

3 Dad’s Walking are passing through Buxton tomorrow raising awareness for suicide prevention. You may have heard of a certain Mr Bond generously supporting their cause last week. You can also donate here: https://www.3dadswalking.uk Check out the route here and give em a cheer as they pass. https://live.opentracking.co.uk/3dads21/

St Mary’s Church Baby Loss Awareness Service

Buxton church to create wave of light as part of Baby Loss Awareness Week A Buxton church is turning pink and blue as part of Baby Loss Awareness Week. For the second year running St Mary’s Church on Bath Road is lighting up its windows to remember babies who have sadly been lost. And on…

Vision Derbyshire’s New Business Support Scheme

Entrepreneurs offered post-COVID help and funding as High Peak joins exciting new Vision Derbyshire partnership Now, a partnership of local authorities across Derbyshire, including High Peak Borough Council, have joined forces to launch Vision Derbyshire in order to encourage more people living locally to set up their own companies too. Called the ‘Vision Derbyshire Business…

Women’s Aid #ALLMEN Video

Here’s a really powerful video from Women’s Aid. Violence against women and girls has been going on for far too long. We know that not all men commit violence against women and girls, but all men must be part of the solution. #AllMen Please watch and share: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xT2LbqtyYKQ

Adult Reader Group

Adult Readers Group Join us for Platform 3’s very own “Book Club”, every Tuesday during term time in the Dress Circle Bar. A light hearted and refreshing opportunity to explore new novels and plays or revisit your favourite ones. https://buxtonoperahouse.org.uk/event/adult-readers-group

14 Best Peak District & Derbyshire Winter Walks

It can get pretty chilly during winter out in the Peak District and Derbyshire but the landscape here and the views on offer are just as beautiful in the colder months, where the rolling moors and tough climbs can offer some lovely days out and a break away from it all. Here’s our pick of…

Bonfire Events in Buxton 2021

There’s nothing like putting on your winter warmies, standing round a big hot bonfire and watching fireworks magically light up the sky! Remember to take care if you’re using fireworks at home and keep pets indoors if you can around this time, but most of all…enjoy! Here’s our usual handy guide of a round up…

Buxton Town Team Welcome You To Join

Buxton Town Team  Welcome and Welcome Back Meeting Thursday 28th October – 18:30 (for 7pm start) – The Pump Room. The perfect chance to find out what we do, put forward your own project ideas and get involved.

Changes to Collecting Lateral Flow Tests

Collecting Lateral Flow Tests from the chemist has changed so you now need a ‘Collect Code’ These can be got online, or for anyone without online access a code can be got by calling 119 https://test-for-coronavirus.service.gov.uk/collect…

Would You Like To Learn Brass With Burbage Band?

Bonfire Night Events in Peak District & Derbyshire 2021

Bonfire Night Events in Peak District & Derbyshire 2021

Jessica’s Walk 100 Miles fundraiser for Breast Cancer

For more information click here Please Donate

Girls age 7 – 10? Fairfield Brownies looking for new members.

Come and join us at Fairfield Brownies! We have lots of fun, do lots of interesting activities like learning first aid skills and have new badges such as local history and mindfulness. We have a varied programme and would love to meet you. Message leader Anna for further information on meeting day and times .

Buxton Event This Sunday for World Mental Health Day

On Sunday the Green Man Gallery is opening its doors for Leon’s Light, a day to pay tribute to 17-year-old Leon Thompson who sadly died in March this year. But as well as remembering the Buxton teenager there is also help and support to reach out to other young people who may be having mental health difficulties.…

Winter Clothing Collection for Local Homeless Shelters

I am helping my colleagues with homeless shelters and collecting this year and wondered if anyone is willing to help by donating new gloves, scarf woolly hats and selection boxes ( bit of Xmas) Also can collect travel cups/mugs and other useful outdoor items. (Sorry I can’t take second hand or used due to covid).…

The Big Buxton Conversation 2

Following the inspirational online Big Buxton Conversation in April we are delighted to invite you to Big Buxton Conversation Two. Monday 8 November, 2:30-5:30pm, face to face in the Methodist Church on the Market Place. Free including goodies from Pig & Pepper bakery for the coffee break. Everyone who lives, works, studies, runs a business…

Book a Trading Stall at Buxton’s Christmas Wonderland

Local businesses, stallholders and food and drink vendors required for our Christmas Wonderland Cabins Get in touch now at pavilion.gardens@parkwood-leisure.co.uk to book your stall as spaces are limited!

Christmas Hampers for Families

As you all know every Christmas we aim to provide and help as many people celebrate Christmas in our community as possible and this Christmas will be no different. – with more people in need with ever increasing costs , and job losses we will be here to lend a helping hand to anyone who…

Volunteer for the Buxton Poppy Appeal

Buxton Field Club talks are starting again Saturday 16th October at 7.00pm

Buxton Field Club talks are starting again Saturday 16th October at 7.00pm with Why did the hedgehog cross the road? Hugh Warwick is an author, ecologist, spokesperson for the BHPS and Visiting Fellow at Oxford Brookes University. https://www.hughwarwick.com/books/ His illustrated talk will answer the question of why the hedgehog had to cross the road, and will…

Paint a Pretty (or terrifying) Painting with Martin Olsson by Buxton Museum and Art Gallery

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/paint-a-pretty-or-terrifying-painting-with-martin-olsson-tickets-166918241955?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

Simple Dog Training

Simple Dog Show

Do you live in Buxton and need to apply for emergency financial support?

The Breadline Do you live in Buxton and need to apply for emergency financial support? The referral form is online and can be found here – https://www.thebread-line.co.uk/referral/ THEBREAD-LINE.CO.UK

Full Time Meals

Full Time Meals  AJ Tracey cooking cheesy bean burritos Just be careful not to drop the water from the pan everywhere guys … No child should ever have to go to bed hungry. Today, far too many do. We’re stopping hunger in its tracks #endchildfoodpoverty #fulltimemeals #marcusrashford #tomkerridge #kidsrecipes #familymeals #healthystartvoucher #ajtracey #burrito

Call for Volunteers to help shape the future of the Buxton Crescent Heritage Trust

Buxton Crescent Heritage Experiences Call for Volunteers to help shape the future of the Buxton Crescent Heritage Trust With Covid-19 lockdowns hopefully behind us, many people are getting back out of the house and into society. If you are the type of person who wants to make the best use of their free time have…

Mentell turn your bar blue – 19Th Hole, Cavendish Golf Club, Leewood Hotel & Dove Holes Cricket Club

MENTELL Thanks Buxton’s 19Th Hole, Cavendish Golf Club, Leewood Hotel & Dove Holes Cricket Club.. Tomorrow starts the new week to ‘Turn Your Bar Blue’ raising awareness of men’s mental health and male suicide To join the Campaign to support men in your community sign your pub up in the link https://www.mentell.org.uk/campaigns/turn-your-bar-blue MENTELL’s ‘Turn Your…

Poppy Appeal – Volunteers needed November to sell poppies in Morrisons

Morrisons Buxton Community Champion The Poppy Appeal will soon be starting anyone with any spare time first couple of weeks in November to sell poppies in Morrisons please contact lily details below  

Creative workshops for young people restarting next week… Email hello@funnywonders.org.uk to refer a young person

Funny Wonders is at Buxton, Peak District. Our Changing Faces project is back! The project aims to support young people aged 11-18yrs in Buxton who face daily difficulties or disadvantage. We run creative, after-school workshops, 3.30pm-5pm, on Tuesdays at The Green Man Gallery (behind Buxton Museum) on Hardwick Square South – they are restarting NEXT WEEK on…

On Line Health MOT

https://www.livelifebetterderbyshire.org.uk/self-assessment/self-assessment

Busy Little Monsters pop up play village

Busy Little Monsters: pop-up play village Brrrr! Our warm and cosy little play village is back THIS THURSDAY 7th October Buxton Community Church, London Road with lots of space to play at all sessions, including our monthly Autism friendly session suitable for all children (up to 8yrs) who prefer a lower-stimulus environment to play. Warm…

New dates for the free bike rides

Carina Outdoors NEW DATES As promised, more details. As part of Cycling UK‘s Big Bike Revival I currently have 2 FREE sessions to help people get back into biking; bikes are provided, if required. Saturday 9th October – easy, flat ride suitable for nervous or less confident riders. Saturday 16th October – introduction to electric…

High Peak Guide Dogs Fundraising Volunteer Group

Please message me if you would like to join our new High Peak Guide Dogs Fundraising Group or just to find out more about us. No big time commitment required and lots of fun ways to get involved in whatever way suits you. @Frances Sussex on facebook

Don’t Miss the Spring Gardens Film Projection This Weekend!

A new film inspired by memories of Spring Gardens will be projected on to the former M&S building in Buxton this weekend. ‘Capturing the Moment’ is a 10-minute film inspired by local people and their memories of Spring Gardens. Using stories and photographs, interwoven with the fantastical imaginary creatures that might live inside the boarded-up…

St. Mary’s Church is Commemorating BLAW

TW – Baby Loss 9th – 15th October is Baby Loss Awareness Week. The lovely people at St Mary’s Church in Buxton are, for the 2nd year running, lighting up their windows in blue and pink for the whole week in support of BLAW. There will be a remembrance board placed in the grounds. If…

Buxton International Festival Returns For A Weekend This Month!

Buxton International Festival returns for the weekend this Autumn As the leaves begin to fall from the trees and the nights start to draw in, it seems like a very long time until next Summer and festival season in Buxton, or does it? When it comes to beating those Autumn blues, the Buxton International Festival…

Bounce Buxton- 10% of Classes Today Only!

Good Morning All! Happy 1st OCTOBER! Do you keep meaning to book on to classes? Have you been attending every week and deserve a treat ? USE OUR DISCOUNT CODE: OCTOBER10 AT THE CHECKOUT TO APPLY 10% OFF YOUR CLASSES FOR OCTOBER! Take a look at our timetable: B U X T O N Tuesday…

SENsational Abilities- New Derbyshire Non-Profit Organisation

New Derbyshire non profit SENsational Abilities organisation coming soon! Striving for a less stigmatised, more understanding community of SEN needs. Take a look at our website, page and work in progress!  

FREE Mental Health Training for Barbers and Hairdressers!

Calling all barbers and hairdressers – free training course! 4th October 2021 This is a great opportunity for barbers and hairdressers to feel confident to have a conversation about mental health with their customers. The first course starts next week and there are spaces left. This training is free but anyone interested does need to…

Are you waiting for treatment on the NHS? This survey is for you.

When the pandemic hit, the NHS had to pause lots of people’s treatment. They’re now working hard to get everyone the care they need, but many people are still waiting. It’s vital that the NHS provides people with appropriate support and information to help them look after their health and wellbeing while they wait for…

Plea for Help with Poppies

If anyone can spare a few hours during the first couple of weeks in November to sell poppies,  please contact Lilly (details below).     Thankyou  

Strength & Balance Class

Former M&S Building to be Illuminated with Dazzling Film

Capturing the Moment is a dazzling 10-minute film inspired by local people and their memories of Spring Gardens. Using stories and photographs, interwoven with the fantastical imaginary creatures that might live inside the boarded-up buildings, this 10-minute film captures the unique story of Spring Gardens.     Capturing the Moment was created by Babbling Vagabonds…

Half Term Crafts in the Buxton Pump Room

After a very (very) long time away, we’re back (hopefully for good) with our fun and free half term crafts activities in the Buxton Pump Room. No need to book, just turn up and get involved with a fab range of Crescent Crafts exploring Buxton’s fascinating History. With Halloween at the end of the week,…

Are your Children up for a Challenge?

High Peak School & Sport Partnership have teamed up with a similar partnership in Australia to develop a virtual competition format. The first one is Cross Country – you can walk, run or a mixture of the 2 and there are different distances too depending on ability levels and age. Children and young people can…

New Baby on the Way?

Are you excitedly getting ready to welcome a new member to your family? We’ve got lots of top tips from antenatal advice to car seat safety here. Happy planning.

Buxton Community Church New Project

So excited to launch this. Please do get in touch if you would benefit from this. We would also love to hear from those that want to join in with us and get cooking!   Contact us by phone 01298 73920, email pastorolliebcc@outlook.com   on Facebook or here.  

Zinc & High Peak Foodbank Message

Thanks for all the messages of support following the theft of some essential items at Zink’s new HQ. Obviously staff and volunteers are upset about it and it means more work raising funds and delays in opening some of the services intended to support people in our community who are having a tough time either…

Zink and High Peak Foodbank broken into….

Zink and High Peak Foodbank The new Zink HQ was broken into some time after 4pm yesterday (Sunday). The following items were stolen: Adexa Freestanding deep fat fryer 3kw Adexa Insect killer (chemical free) Adexa 10 litre kettle (black) Adexa Panini contact grill Adexa stainless steel Handwash sink with paper towel and soap dispenser Adexa…

The rail network takes a zero tolerance approach to sexual harassment

This  type of harassment is behaviour of a sexual nature that: violates your dignity makes you feel intimidated, degraded or humiliated  creates a hostile or offensive environment This behaviour can be verbal, non-verbal, physical, and can take place online and offline. It is never the fault of the person who is targeted, it can have…

Busy Little Monsters – pop up play village

Busy Little Monsters: pop-up play village Next week Thursday 7th October Autism and Additional needs friendly session 3.45pm https://www.happity.co.uk/…/buxton-community-church-07… All 0-5yr sessions are also back on 7th October 11am, 12.30pm and 2pm https://www.happity.co.uk/…/baby-groups-buxton-buxton…

free dog training

Hi everyone, We have some free dog training should anyone need help with their dogs behaviour. As I filled up very quickly for bookings, I was still being asked for advice on dogs who were under socialised or misbehaving due to less professional training So, I decided to hand out some valuable starting points to…

Zoom Dementia Friends Sessions Tuesday

I am holding a zoom dementia friends sessions this week on Tuesday at 1230 https://www.dementiafriends.org.uk/WEBSessionDetails… book into sessions on the links above Dementia Friends To become a Dementia Friend, all you need to do is understand five key messages that we think everyone should know about dementia, and then commit to taking a dementia-friendly action…

Brilliant Bronze Age – Axe castings and more

Buxton Civic Association Next Sunday a blast or two from the distant past is coming to Pooles Cavern and BCA Grinlow Woods. Brilliant Bronze Age at Poole’s Cavern! In true Bronze Age style, two journeying bronze smiths are visiting Buxton to ply their trade casting 1000°C liquid metal to make axe heads in the same…

Dementia Friends Zoom Sessions

I am holding a couple of zoom dementia friends sessions next week on Monday at 2pm and Tuesday at 1230 https://www.dementiafriends.org.uk/WEBSessionDetails… https://www.dementiafriends.org.uk/WEBSessionDetails… Once you’ve become a Dementia Friend you might be aware of some changes you could make to benefit people living with dementia. From making a phone call to someone who could use a…

Buxton Office Transport Phonelines Extra Opening Hours

Quick update for info: As of Monday 4th October, our Buxton office Transport Department phonelines will be open for an extra hour. The new phone line times will be 9.30am – 3pm (closed over lunch as normal between 12.30pm and 1pm). Call 01298 23970 and ask for Transport if you are over 65 or disabled…

Little Music Monsters’ 6th Birthday Competition!

WE ARE 6 TODAY! WIN a full term of classes!! To celebrate Little Music Monsters‘ 6th birthday, I am giving away a FULL TERM of classes for November-December term! That’s 7 weeks of music classes completely FREE! To enter: Like this post Tag a friend in the comments Make sure you’re following the page so you…

Poppy Appeal Volunteers Needed

The Poppy Appeal will shortly be with us anyone who can spare some times to sell poppies in morrisons in late October early November contact details below. Thanks Lilly Clements lclements@britishlegion.org.uk 07918 562 624    

Buxton Phone-Up Church Service Now Available

The Phone-Up Church service is now available – it updates every Friday. It is a local number so free of charge – or low cost. 10 minutes long. Soothing, calming, relaxing and spirit filled. Do pass this on to those who need a friendly voice to listen to… 01298 443 012

Funny Wonders Youth Club for 11-18yrs

Our Changing Faces project is back! Our creative, after-school workshops, 3.30pm-5pm, on Tuesdays at The Green Man Gallery (behind Buxton Museum) on Hardwick Square South are restarting on 5th October 2021 and will run until 12th July 2022. The project aims to support young people aged 11-18yrs in Buxton who face daily difficulties or disadvantage.…

Buxton Crescent Visitor Experience- Resident Discount

Who’s been to Buxton’s newest visitor attraction?! Derbyshire residents can exclusively receive 10% discount on the ticket prices The hot air ballon ride into Buxton is rather fun! If you’ve been you’ll now what we mean, if not… we’d highly recommend it Find out more here buxtoncrescentexperience.com/buxton-crescent-experience

Buxton Recruitment Event 2021

Date for your diary: Zink will be at the Jobsfair on 29th September, Palace Hotel 10am – 2pm. Find out about the support Zink can offer to help you get the job you want!

Buxton Museum Workshops Make a Welcome Return

Back in February 2020, Buxton Museum and Art Gallery launched their new paid workshop programme which was proved to be a roaring success with most of the upcoming spring and summer workshops selling out. Subsequently the pandemic quickly took hold and the majority of the sessions had to be cancelled. But now they’re back! And…

Motorcycle Day at Crich Tramway Village is back!

Back by popular demand, Crich Tramway Village in Derbyshire host their 4th Annual Classic Motorcycle Day on Sunday 3rd October. Organised in conjunction with the Vincent H.R.D Owners’ Club, the event combines the passions of vintage trams and classic motorcycles, offering a great family day out. Free entry is offered to owners of classic motorcycles built prior…

Accidental Yogis- Online and In-Person Yoga Classes in Buxton

Do you know I run two rise and shine yoga classes each week? These sessions are only 20 minutes and set you up for the day! Online via Zoom so you can swoop in, swoop out and get on with the day, knowing you’ve already snuck in some exercise. Great for newbies and regular yogis…

Capturing the Moment- Illumination film coming to Spring Gardens next week!

‘Capturing the Moment’ is a dazzling 10-minute film inspired by local people and their memories of Spring Gardens. Using stories and photographs, interwoven with the fantastical imaginary creatures that might live inside the boarded-up buildings, this 10-minute film captures the unique story of Spring Gardens. The film will be projected onto the front of the…

Volunteers wanted for Poppy Appeal

Anyone available to sell poppies in Morrisons in late October/Early November, please contact Lilly Clements: lclements@britishlegion.org.uk or 07918 562 624

M&S Building lit up with Babbling Vagabond’s film.

Theatre company Babbling Vagabonds have worked with local people and digital projection specialists Illuminos to create a 10 minute film ‘Capturing the moment’ which will be projected onto the former M&S building on the 1st and 2nd of October, between 8.00pm and 9.30pm. 

Funny Wonders: Youth Group restarts Oct 5th.

Discount for Local residents at The Crescent Visitor Experience

10% off the cost of the new Visitor Experience at Buxton Crescent – check out the ‘EXPLORE BUXTON’ site for details: https://www.facebook.com/explorebuxton  

The Great Big Green Week – Family Challenge

Fun family challenges for Great Big Green Week. Email education@transitionbuxton.co.uk for more information about other competitions and to register for a prize.

tiny tim trust

Healthwatch Derbyshire The Tiny Tim Trust is a charity that provides equipment and resources for children (0-19 years) with special needs in Derbyshire. They may be able to help with funding towards a wide range of equipment and aids including buggies and car seats, sensory toys and IT equipment. For more info and to apply…

Buxton Fireworks Spectacular on Sunday 7th November

Cheaper advance tickets available now! Don’t miss out selling fast! Details below…Buxton Fireworks Spectacular Not to be missed! New organiser! Buxton Fireworks Spectacular on Sunday 7th November at the Cricket Ground, Park Road, Buxton! Bigger and Better with a new and improved format, much improved fairground, two firework displays, various hot food vendors, bar, DJ…

Buxton Police SNT – Bike marking event

Buxton Police SNT Due to the popularity of our bike marking event in Buxton, we are asking everyone who wants to attend to please send the Buxton SNT Facebook page a message with your name and how many bikes you are bringing. We will then allocate you with a 10-minute time slot. The event is…

Transition Buxton – our ambition to achieve Plastic Free Community Status

Transition Buxton Our Plastic Clever team are making great progress on our ambition to achieve Plastic Free Community status. Could you muck in and help? we need lots of folks to help get the messages out and make a difference. Pop along to the next meeting for a friendly welcome in the Old School Room…

Buxton Market Saturday Morning

This is what it looks like at first light at the market place on a Saturday morning. Getting ready for the food and drink monthly market. We have 42 stalls to set up this morning. Market opens at 9am. Pop and see us

Derbyshire Woodland Festival- This weekend

Here’s the What’s on Guide for this weekend’s Woodland Festival at Elvaston Castle Country Park. You can download a copy from our web page or just save the photos to your phone. Please remember that it is cash only for the special event parking charge – £10 per day or £15 for both days –…

Help Morrisons Fundraise for Young Lives vs Cancer

We have some volunteers in store today from Buxton rotary club helping us collect for young lives vs cancer please give what you can don’t forget you can add a pound donation at any till .#CCAM

Kinders Garden Flower Shop- Pop in today!

Beautiful day here Pavilion Gardens We have a great selection of flowers, indoor plants available, bouquets made while you wait. All fresh direct from Holland at amazing prices. If your local today pop in to have a look. @Water Street, next to Buxton Opera House

Derbyshire Hand Painted Art

Message me for a surprise code then visit https://derbyshirehandpaintedart.co.uk Lots of updated products, all handmade or hand-painted by me in Buxton. Shop Local and support small businesses Thank you Don’t forget your code

Buxton Street by Street Volunteers Receive Beacon of Hope Award

More than 100 people involved with Buxton Street by Street met on The Slopes in Buxton to receive their Beacon of Hope Award from Derbyshire County Council. The awards were set up to honour people who went out of their way to help others with the Buxton emergency response group formed in the early days…

The Rotary Bazaar is back!

September 25th at 11.00 a.m. in the Pavilion Gardens. Visit here for more information. .

Covid Jab Rollout For 12 to 15-year-olds To Start In UK Schools

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Plastic Bags Needed at Zink And Food Bank

Getting short of plastic bags in the foodbank. If you have any to donate, please drop them off 1-3pm Tues – Fri at Buxton United Reformed Church or into one of the collection bins at Buxton supermarkets. Thanks!

Grow Your Own Grub on Thursday 16th September at 7pm

Join us for our next FREE live webinar, Grow Your Own Grub on Thursday 16th September at 7pm . Book Your Free Webinar Ticket Now Derbyshire Wildlife Trust For more information on the Trust click here

Bringing In The Seeds – Help To Regenerate Our Woodlands

Buxton Civic Society Need Your Help. Our woodlands are a valuable lifeline and source of recuperation to the folk of Buxton and beyond. But the trees need our help. This Saturday see’s the first of our BCA Stronger Roots – Bringing in the Seeds events. We need to collect many thousands of tree seeds to…

Help Funny Wonders construct a ‘Rubbish Waterfall’ at Rotary Fair.

Funny Wonders are helping the Rotary Club of Buxton create a “rubbish waterfall” at their Autumn Fair on 25th September at the Pavilion Gardens to highlight pollution of our rivers and oceans. If you are coming along to the event, please bring us your old clear plastic bottles to help us create it. After the…

Sober October? Help raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Go sober this October for Macmillan Cancer Support. We need you now, more than ever, so sign up today. https://www.gosober.org.uk/

Child in Year 6? Apply for Secondary School Place now.

  SECONDARY SCHOOL APPLICATIONS are NOW OPEN – do you have a child who’s due to start secondary school next year?  Applications will close at midnight on Sunday 31 October  Apply for their place online here https://crowd.in/wrIjit

Buxton Opera House starts a new Book Group for Adults

Tue 14 Sep – Tue 7 Dec, Dress Circle Bar, Buxton Opera House https://buxtonoperahouse.org.uk/event/adult-readers-group Join us for Platform 3’s very own “Book Club”, every Tuesday during term time. A light hearted and refreshing opportunity to explore new novels and plays or revisit your favourite ones.   Sessions will involve: Ice breakers and introductions to each…

Buxton Supports 999 Day

Flying the flag for all emergency services, in the Pavilion Gardens Buxton   credit: @cloudybuxton

Free cycling sessions in the Peak District

Do you want some support and encouragement to get out cycling? I am offering, FREE guided bike rides, bikes provided, from Parsley Hay. Below are the details for an adult ride on the 9th October. Get in touch if interested. As promised, more details. As part of Cycling UK‘s Big Bike Revival I currently have…

Pavilion Gardens Accessibility Improvements

We’ve recently learnt that over 1/4 million people with a disability can not use a standard accessible toilet. We are so proud to announce that we can help that situation for people visiting Buxton and Pavilion Gardens. In partnership between High Peak Borough Council and Parkwood Leisure, work has now started on a Changing Places…

Buxton Rotary Autumn Fair & Charity Bazaar Saturday September 25th

FREE ENTRY 34 charities/organisations have booked tables in Buxton Octagon supported by a day of family entertainment, food inside and in the Pavilion Gardens.   There is an environment theme: “There is no planet B”. with displays from the Bogtastic Van, the Youth Environment Forum, Recycling Alliance Environment Services, The Energy Advice Van, Buxton Civic…

Blythe House Hospicecare and Helen’s Trust Breast Friends Support Group

This evening we will be running our Breast Friends support group at the community hub. This group offers peer support, advice and information for those diagnosed with Breast Cancer. The focus is always about ‘what matters to you’. We discuss topics/issues that have been raised by people attending the group such as, dealing with uncertainty,…

Buxton Rugby Football Club Buxton V’s Barton-under-needwood RUFC- All Welcome

Save the date!! Saturday 11th September. We all have our fingers crossed that all the recent problems that have been going on will be resolved soon. Both parties have been working together to resolve all the issues. The committee will be working together with the best interests of all members and for the future of…

Steampunk Weekend at Crich Tramway Village

Steampunk Crich

Invitation To Play Dungeons & Dragons – Be Sure To Book

 

YOUNG DANCERS AND PERFORMERS REQUIRED! DEADLINE APPROACHING!

Buxton Opera House are looking for 12 young dancers aged 8-12 to join our juvenile chorus for Aladdin! The closing date for applications is this Thursday 9 September, with auditions taking place on Saturday 11 September. Visit our website to read our FAQs and download an application form! https://buxtonoperahouse.org.uk/learning-engagement/juvenile-chorus-buxton-opera-house-pantomime?fbclid=IwAR2kD7iXeRXXVZq0Z2c2Ir03uZdBE4ajHviJwzm9cbns84OAbtgY6HxvQwQ

Mentell – raising awareness of men’s mental health and male suicide

It’s time to ‘Turn Your Bar Blue’.. Many Thanks to the 400 pubs raising awareness of men’s mental health and male suicide Join the Campaign https://www.mentell.org.uk/campaigns/turn-your-bar-blue

Wonderful to be part of the Buxton Wells Blessing service

Buxton Team Parish Wonderful to be part of the Buxton Wells Blessing service this afternoon. The sunshine came out just for us! Thanks to Christine Gould, Rev Liz England, Rev Andrew Parker, Rev CatrinHubbard BuxtonCurate, the Fairfield Band, the Mayor and the Mayoress and the Wells Dressing Queen. Thank you to the designers and creators…

Ancient Derbyshire well dressing tradition is back with us this year!

All we can say is WOW! It’s wonderful to see our ancient Derbyshire well dressing tradition is back with us this year We think you’ll all agree this year’s design is an absolute winner! Such hard work by the team at Buxton Well Dressing ***Find out about tomorrows small procession*** (with band and Queens float)…

This week’s ‘Full Time Meals’ Recipe

Busy Little Monsters Play Sessions

  Our next Autism and Additional Needs friendly play session, for children up to 7 years, is Thursday 9th September 3.45pm at Buxton Community Church. A family ticket includes a household. https://www.happity.co.uk/little-monsters-buxton/buxton

Updated Self-Isolation Guidance

Guidance around self-isolation if you’ve been in contact with someone with #COVID has changed. Full details can be found here https://crowd.in/YKQZVP

Step-By-Step Parent & Toddler Group is back

Buxton Opera House’s Shows This Week

Who’s going this week/weekend? We are! There’s still some very limited ticket availability for the rest of the shows this week…we can’t wait to see this show having been rescheduled from 2020 #SupportYourTheatre #TheatresReopen Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story On Stage Buxton Opera House Read more: https://explorebuxton.co.uk/dirty-dancing-at-buxton…/

Government Advice for Family Testing

Do you have children starting back at school or college in the next couple of weeks? The Government is advising families to take lateral flow tests twice a week for the two weeks leading up to the new term. You can order lateral flow tests online or get them from: • Your local pharmacy or…

Buxton On The Move- Have your say.

  Have you had your say? There is still time to put forward your views about the draft whole-town sustainable travel plan. https://www.buxtontownteam.org/buxton-on-the-move

Free Gardening Equipment from Morrisons

From September, for every £10 spent in store or online, you’ll get one Grow Token that your local school can then redeem for a wide range of gardening and growing equipment.   Visit here for full information.  

Bounce Buxton Trampolines

Its September… This month is about making a fresh start, its the beginning of a new academic year. The kids go back to school and its time for you to schedule your ‘me’ time in to your week by coming to class! We can’t wait to see you return. After a lovely summer we are…

Best Sweet Treats in Buxton

From the most scrumptious cakes and stickiest buns to the creamiest gelato and heavenly sweets, if you’re craving a sugary pick-me-up in Buxton, you’re in luck. Our spa town is home to some of the best sweet treats you can find, so here is our pick of some of our favourites.

Free Exercise!

First class free with the code ‘ACCIDENTALFREEBIE’ Clubbercise and Zumba classes are taught in a darkened room with disco lights! Easy to follow dance fitness routines (cardio+toning) with Sue & Janet Clubbercise has epic club anthems from the 90’s to today with glow sticks! Not just trance, there’s the cheesy stuff too, as well as…

Forgotten Trust Fund?

Was your child born between 1 September 2002 and 2 January 2011? Have you lost or forgotten about their Child Trust Fund? If so, it’s worth checking this WHICH article out. Read more here.

Guide Dog Thankyou!

Here is 7 year old Working Guide Dog Percy visiting Buxton Morrisons during his holiday with us this week. He is with a 5 month old Guide Dog Puppy who is learning and 2 of the Morrisons team. We first took Percy to Morrisons when he was 2 months old and he spent his first…

Car Treasure Hunt this Sunday

Busy Little Monsters: Pop-up Play Village

2 days of Summer Holiday sessions complete! Thank you to everyone who booked and came along to play! The busy little village looked great at Trinity Church Buxton but we will be back at Buxton Community Church every Thursday from 9th September! Book here.

Dirty Dancing!

Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story on Stage is back, exploding with heart-pounding music, breathtaking emotion and sensationally sexy dancing. Visit here for full information.

Macmillan Cupcakes

I am going to be doing a fundraiser for Macmillan Coffee Morning! Cupcakes will be available in boxes of 4/6/8/12/24 and all proceeds will go to Macmillan Available to order until 02/09/21 Collection will be 05/09/21 If you would like to order any cupcakes please visit here.  I would love to raise as much as…

In Need of Help?

Help is out there, just ask . Hardship support (food, travel costs, mobile top-ups and other essentials always considered) provided often on the same day confidentially and discretely.

Dungeons & Dragons New Group

Photographer’s New Studio in Buxton Branches Out into Art Workshops

Professional photographer Tim Frost is well-known for his portrait work and wedding photography but opening a new studio in Terrace Road in Buxton reveals other talents that he is eager to share. For full article see here.

Young Lives vs Cancer Volunteers Needed at Morrisons 10th-19th September

https://younglivesvscancer.enthuse.com/ps/event/Buxton21/Ticket?entry=MjYwMjk0OTc=&mode=&state=MjE4MTc2NzY%3D&id=72048&mode=&ticketSkip=true  

Request for second-hand School Uniform for Saturday Market

There is another preloved uniform sale on Saturday at Buxton Market.  I have lots of Community School and Buxton Junior School Uniform and plenty of school trousers and shirts as well as some PE kit and school shoes. I have only a few Buxton Infant School jumpers and don’t have any Burbage, St Ann’s or…

Blythe House – Retail Volunteers Needed

Blythe House Retail Volunteers Needed

Wellness Project – Free online Mental Health Courses available

As part of the Wellness Project, Derbyshire Federation for Mental Health have free online courses available. You can find out more here – https://www.dfmh.co.uk/courses-workshops And book here – https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/derbyshire-federation-for-mental-health-29631000175   FREE WORKSHOPS: Wellbeing in a ‘New Normal’              August 18th at 6.30pm ONLINE Understanding Grief & Loss         …

Roller Disco back in Octagon on Wednesday and Thursday

Buxton Wells Dressing returns!

Great news everyone!! Buxton Well Dressing 2021 – Saturday 4th September – Sunday 12 September Just St Ann’s well is being dressed this year, so that the volunteers can maintain social distancing. The design will commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Peak District National Park and also the buildings of Buxton to celebrate the 150th…

Buxton Flowerpot Trail- How did we do?

Funny Wonders Dear friends, Over the next few weeks we will be producing our project evaluation report about the Buxton Flowerpot Trail 2021. If anyone has any feedback for us – good, bad or otherwise – or ideas for next year, please message us or email hello@funnywonders.org.uk. Have you done the trail? Did you enjoy…

Eat in the Park- Buxton’s very own food and live music festival is on SOON! Buy your tickets before they sell out!

Eat in the Park: Last Chance to Grab Tickets for Buxton’s Biggest Event this Year! The weekend of Buxton’s first ever Eat in the Park festival is fast approaching. Those of us who’ve already bagged tickets for two days of food, drink and entertainment in Pavilion Gardens can barely contain our excitement. If you haven’t…

Bounce your way back to fitness!

Happening today! Geek Art Comic Con.

Buxton Museum and Art Gallery events for all the family over the summer holidays!

School holidays at Buxton Museum – what to see and things to do Since reopening in May 2021, Buxton Museum and Art Gallery have enjoyed a steady flow of visitors who have once again been able to enjoy its well known Wonders of the Peak gallery, brand new art exhibitions and a welcome return to family activities…

Key facts about the new Public Health England advice for vaccinated people:

Self-isolation removed for double-jabbed close contacts from 16 August Adults and children will be free to return to work, attend school, and meet friends and family as the protection from vaccines replaces the need for contact isolation from Monday. From: Department of Health and Social Care and The Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP Published 11 August 2021…

St Peter’s Church Family Fun Day- Saturday 21st August

St Anne’s Playgroup this Wednesday- lots to do for all the family!

Celebrating 150 years of the Pavilion Gardens!

Fun World on the Pavilion Gardens Promenade from Monday 9th August until Friday 20th August Sizzler twist family ride from Monday 9th August until Thursday 12th August crazy golf Friday 13th, Monday 16th & Tuesday 17th balloon modelling, facepainter and big bubbles on Tuesday 10th August

Turn your bike blue for Mentell!

MENTELL are doing a Charity Ride out!!.. Next Saturday.. Meeting at The Square & Compass, Darley Dale.. for 11.30am Raising awareness of men’s mental health and male suicide  Dust off ya leathers, the weather is gonna be dry.. #makeitbig #raisingawarenesstogether #canweget100bikers

Family events at Buxton Museum and Art Gallery.

Family Make and Takes: “Secret Gardens” by Buxton Museum and Art Gallery Have some family fun over the summer holidays, in our much-missed museum make and take sessions… About this event Family Make and Takes: “Secret Gardens” Did you know that the Pavilions in Buxton’s Pavilion Gardens, were first opened 150 years ago? What an…

Buxton Field Club’s last two events of the summer.

Buxton Field Club’s final two events of the Summer: Waterswallows (with an optional Woo Dale extension).  Buxton Saturday 14th August 10.00am start. Led by Simon Fussell Bonsall Moor slightly further afield but a guided, themed walk based on how lead mining has changed the landscape. Bonsall Sunday 22nd August 11.00am start. Further Details: Waterswallows is a…

Buxton Wild Weeks

Buxton Wild Weeks Moth Morning & Nature Table Free Event at Poole’s Cavern – Tuesday 10th August 10.30am-1pm Get close to nature – Meet the moths caught (without harm) in our traps in Grin Low Wood – Explore bones, feathers and insects at our fascinating Nature Table – Learn how to make a light trap…

More Reasons to visit Poole’s Cavern & Buxton Country Park this Summer

explorebuxton.co.uk More Reasons to visit Poole’s Cavern & Buxton Country Park this Summer Rated Buxton’s #1 attraction on Tripadvisor, the summer holidays bring us new family events and the café is back and better than ever before! More:

SAFETY WARNING – DON’T BUY THIS TOY

Which?  SAFETY WARNING – DON’T BUY THIS TOY. We bought this Infinitoo magnetic building blocks toy from a seller on Amazon, and our safety tests found it wasn’t strong enough to withstand a standard impact test – with the magnets inside posing a swallowing and choking risk. The magnets were almost four times too strong.…

A plea from health leaders…

youtube.com NHS Derby and Derbyshire CCG | Urgent Pressures Clinicians across Derbyshire are requesting your help to alleviate pressure on NHS services

Become a Viper

Year 5 or 6 girls wanted for our brand new team! Come & join us at silverlands 4G stadium, Buxton, on Thursdays, 6-7pm!! Entering the Cheshire league for the 21/22 season!!

Volunteer Needed – Saturday 14th Aug Wirksworth. Help with Video Live Stream.

Volunteer Needed – Saturday 14th Aug Wirksworth. Help with Video Live Stream. I run a small charity and I’m Buxton based, on Saturday 14th August we are hosting our first in person event since 2019 at the Mount Cook Adventure Centre in Wirksworth and as we are keeping numbers low, we are offering a hybrid…

Applaud Ciaran….cleaning St Anne’s Well

Simon Barlow Meet Ciaran Barr. Someone posted a comment about the state of St Anne’s well in Buxton and Ciaran took it upon himself to do something about it. So, Friday evening, when most of his peers are in the pub or watching Netflix, I found Ciaran, armed with his scrubbing brush, cleaning the well.…

Buxton’s Newest Tourist Attraction Available to Residents at a Discounted Rate

You’ve probably heard that Buxton’s most famous landmark building, the Crescent has recently re-opened to the public, following years of challenging restoration. Designed by John Carr of York in the 18th century, the impressive monument is considered to be one of the most architecturally significant in the country and represents the heart of Buxton.  explorebuxton.co.uk Buxton…

Can count you towards our target to achieve ‘Plastic Free Community status’

Transition Buxton Our Plastic Clever team are asking local businesses and community organisations to let us know if you have or could commit to eliminating 3 or more single use items from your operations. If your answer is yes, we can count you towards our target to achieve‘Plastic Free Community status and give you a…

Buxton Field Club’s final two events of the Summer

Buxton Field Club’s final two events of the Summer: Waterswallows (with an optional Woo Dale extension). Buxton Saturday 14th August 10.00am start. Led by Simon Fussell Bonsall Moor slightly further afield but a guided, themed walk based on how lead mining has changed the landscape. Bonsall Sunday 22nd August 11.00am start. Details Waterswallows is a disused basalt quarry that has not…

Pizza Party 18-29s. Wednesday 18th August at Buxton Rectory

Pizza Party 18-29s

Buxton Market – Preloved School Uniform Stall – Saturday 7th August

This Saturday Sarah is running a preloved school uniform stall as there are  lots of families are in need of uniform for September. Just donate what you can afford. Any money raised will be given to the PTAs of Buxton Schools. If you have any items of good quality usable school uniform including shoes you…

Peak District Highland Games 2021 Sunday 29 August

Enjoy this unique day out with the super events of The Eight Tonne Tractor Pull, The Peak District Dinnie Stone Challenge, The Tossing of the Caber, The GIANT Stone Throw & The 120kg Log Press. It’s a super line up of leading strongmen, including Scott Mark Litchfield, Mark Thomson, Ashton ‘The Bear’ Reid, Jake Rideout,…

Buxton Museum and Art Gallery- Free Workshops Every Thursday Through The Holidays

A door, an arch, a creaking gate, a crooked path to a sinister statue or a picnic with mice…who knows at waits in a secret garden…Plans are shaping up for the Make and Take workshops Buxton Museum and Art Gallery this Thursday……. making pop-up secret gardens.

Titania, the Queen of the Fairies needs you!

Titania, the Queen of the Fairies needs you! If you are aged between 8–12 years old, interested in performance, dance and drama and would like to be part of Titania’s fairy gang, then this opportunity is for you! Moving Stories in collaboration with Buxton Opera House are bringing A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare…

Volunteer for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month Sign up for a bucket collection near you!

Young Lives vs Cancer North West Fundraising are recruiting volunteers to collect in September in both Chapel and Buxton stores sign up on the link below, thank you www.younglivesvscancer.org.uk/volunteer Volunteer for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month Sign up for a bucket collection near you!

Connex Community Support

#befriending #volunteering #charity #community #tackleloneliness #noolderpersonlonely Connex Community Support

Healthwatch Derbyshire

Healthwatch Derbyshire Carers in Derbyshire aims to make it easy for carers by being a ‘starting point’ and ‘one stop shop’ for carers who need information and advice about what is available in Derbyshire to support them. As well as general information about topics such as carers rights, carer assessments, emergency planning and welfare benefits,…

MENTELL can supply barbers with promo materials & a signposting email. Turn your Barbers Blue

Turn Your Barber Blue 73% of men in the year leading up to completing suicide seek no medical intervention.. ..They might have a chat with their barber during a haircut.. MENTELL can supply barbers with promo materials & a signposting email. Raising awareness of men’s mental health and male suicide To join MENTELL’s TYBB Campaign,…

St Peter’s Church Fairfield – sensible advise

St Peter’s Church Fairfield Sensible advice from Revd Carl Flynn Edwards & St Peter’s Church Fairfield – please continue to wear a mask / face covering to all church services IMPORTANT. If you are attending a service at St Peter’s Church, Fairfield, we strongly encourage you to wear a face covering. This includes weddings, baptisms…

Don’t take a risk – take a test …testing saves lives

Public Health England says the pandemic is “not over yet” and urged people to still take precautions. Closer to home, there are still 9,000 people in the High Peak who haven’t had their first vaccine, despite being offered it. Whatever you’re reason to not having it may be, the risk of being severely ill from…

Peak Dale Summer Fete – Stallholders wanted

Woodland Yoga for Families

Buxton Civic Association is at Poole’s Cavern & Country Park. Our Woodland Yoga sessions have been very popular. We thought it was time that some of the younger folk could also reap the rewards of this relaxing and rewarding session among the trees. As such, we’ve added a couple of dates to the calendar specifically for families…

Message from Dove Cat Rescue Sanctuary

Please consider Dove Cat Rescue Sanctuary for a donation. We are a small independent rescue run entirely by volunteers. We rely on donations and fundraising ourselves. Our rescue was founded nearly 40 years ago go by the proprietor who still takes an active part in the running of the Sanctuary. Buy Rope will give away…

‘Secret Gardens’ Family Art Workshop

Buxton folk might enjoy some musuem workshops – we’re back in action there with different artists leading different sessions through the holidays. With the help of some of our local artists, we will be celebrating with a series of family-friendly summer workshops. “Secret Gardens” are the inspiration and each week our artists will be marking…

Volunteers Needed- Connex Tea, Talk and Tech Project

Our Tea, Talk and Tech project is underway but we need some volunteers to help us! Interested? Watch our video to find out more!

Buxton Field Club’s Next Event @ The Serpentine

Buxton Field Club’s next event – with Buxton Biodiversity Group – this Saturday 31st 10.00am Join us in finding out what’s in The Serpentine – flowers, bugs, beetles, butterflies, moths, birds and perhaps much more!! We have sweep nets and pots for catching and looking at things and hopefully everyone, from beginners to experts, helping…

Mind Over Mountains Guided Walk & Support

Has the increase in pace left you feeling a little overwhelmed? Mental Health charity Mind Over Mountains @mindovermountainscic offer immediate and accessible support in an unpressured, unhurried setting. Join Sunday 15 August as they escape into a lesser walked part of the Peak District, high above Buxton. https://mindovermountains.org.uk/events-1/buxton-2021 Walk and talk with experienced coaches and…

Green Career Skills Programme

Are you ready to be Generation Green? If you, or someone you know is aged 18-26 then our Green Career Skills programme will provide skills to support a route into employment in the ‘green economy’ through inspirational experiences, training and career development opportunities at locations across the Peak District. Don’t miss these: August 27 to…

Volunteer Drivers Needed

Free Woodland Fun Tuesday 3rd August

From puppets to treasure chests, pompom monsters to creatures on your fingers, we’re bringing free creative sessions to the woods of Buxton. Creeping Toad will be running Woodland Tuesday art sessions in different woods on most Tuesdays through the school summer holidays. Sessions are free and aim to run from 10.30 am to 1pm –…

Grant funding for Community Fridge

Applications now re-open for the Co-op Community Fridge fund!  We‘re thrilled to announce that we have re-opened our Community Fridge fund with Co-op to support 100 groups all across the UK to establish a new Community Fridge project.   This opportunity includes £4,000 funding to help cover project costs, along with full support, guidance and resources from Hubbub to help successfully establish your fridge. Once set up, groups will be part of the 250 member strong Community…

ShopAppy – Helping Businesses to Promote & Sell Online

We’re helping town centres across Derbyshire to bounce back with the national ShopAppy.com scheme which is boosting trade for local shops and services as well as benefiting local residents. ShopAppy is a website which allows shops, cafes, restaurants and other local businesses and community organisations to display their goods and services to sell online. Shoppers…

Whaley Wharf Weekend 31st July

We’re all set for a great weekend. A fabulous mix of stalls, activities and music over the two days  

RoFA Summer Fitness Fun

Free Holiday Activities

Looking for stuff to do in the school hols? Free holiday activities across Derbyshire for children on free school meals. Lots on offer including sports, music, outward bound team building activities, campfire cooking and much more. https://crowd.in/xQJp61

Need Support Finding Work, Training or Education?

Derbyshire County Council still have FREE online careers courses running in August. They cover CVs, job search and interview skills, transferable skills, and special workshops for the over 50s and 18 to 24-year-olds https://crowd.in/X94dJk  

Bramhall’s Amusements Bouncy Castle at Pavilion Gardens.

Back in the Octagon this Summer! Pavilion Gardens, Buxton Every day from Monday 2nd August – Friday 13th August Session Times: 9.30 – 11.30am 12.00 – 2.00pm 2.30pm – 4.30pm ⭐ £5 per child, adults go free ⭐ Ages 1 – 12 ⭐ Under 3s area ⭐ Food and Drink Available Due to high demand,…

Free PCR Test

If you have any of these 3 coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms, even if mild, use this service to get a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test as soon as possible: a high temperature a new, continuous cough you’ve lost your sense of smell or taste or it’s changed You can order a PCR test kit to be sent to…

Buxton Theft

A couple entered Vision Express opticians in Buxton today stealing three pairs of Gucci Sun-specs, in a third attempt after trying twice over the weekend. Vision express have said: “Can anybody put a name to this face – This woman entered the Buxton store with her boyfriend today and stole three pairs of Gucci Sunspecs…

Exercise You Can Look Forward To!

Want an exercise class that you actually look forward to? Look no further than Clubbercise! Cardio, toning and combat dance fitness that burns up to 600 calories a class! In the short few weeks we’ve been back to in person classes, I’ve had a few regulars comment on losing weight already! But more than that…

Peak District National Park Foundation Needs You!

A packet of crisps take a couple of minutes to eat but did you know the packaging can take up to 80 years to decompose if left as litter? Help us fund litter picking kits for our amazing volunteers so we can keep the Peak District litter free!  See here for full information.

Community Support

Connex Community Support This fantastic organisation has been around for over 65 years, helping people in times of crisis, 24 hours, 7 days per week – hence 24/7 being their awareness day. To find out more about this go to https://www.samaritans.org/support-us/campaign/talk-us/. Here’s my pledge – what will yours be? #charity #supportothers https://www.samaritans.org/support-us/campaign/talk-us/ #buxton #ashbourne #samaritans

Buxton Film August Programme

August programme announced – https://mailchi.mp/55600847d88f/buxtonfilm-aug-21-4796082 We’ve lined up some great films for August

Macclesfield Comedy Festival

Find tickets here

Generous amount of Donations for Defibrillator Raffle collected!

Can’t believe the generosity of people and businesses my front room is full and my kitchen is full of cakes I’m so grateful.. now here goes a night folding 600 individual raffle tickets if I look tired tomorrow please ignore the bags and hopefully see everyone tomorrow to raise money for the Defib

Teenagers Rescue 93 year-old Buxton Resident

Teenagers rescue 93-year-old Buxton resident after her mobility scooter toppled over in Ashwood Park. Eunice Mitchell (93) who lives in Fairfield Buxton got into difficulty on Wednesday when she was travelling through Ashwood Park on her mobility scooter. The independent 93-year-old spotted some poppy seeds that she wanted to take home and dry out along…

The Hope Valley Explorer Bus Ride is back!

Schools out, so hop on board! The #HopeValleyExplorer is back from this weekend, offering a great car-free way to enjoy the #PeakDistrict throughout the summer. Weekends & bank holidays until 30 Oct Prices from just £4 or £12 for families Space for two bikes on every service for the first time For more on the…

Mobile Community Testing Centre still at Pavilion Gardens

Reminder: the mobile Community Covid test centre is in Pavilion Gardens – opposite the swimming pool -again today 9am to 5pm. It will also be there on Thursday 29 and Friday 30 July The community testing programme offers regular testing to those who are at most risk of passing on the virus, which is those…

Allan’s Challenge Update!

You may have seen that I have now finished Alan’s Challenge. However, I am not yet finished raising money for front line organisation dedicated to helping people in need. Through direct and indirect help to families and individuals, young and old Connex Community Support, Buxton Street by Street and the newly formed Breadline each in…

Buxton Wild Weeks Summer Activities

Follow Buxton Wild Weeks for tips, events and Buxton spotter sheets so your summer is full of nature! https://createsend.com/t/y-3CE8553D86A1BCAC2540EF23F30FEDED

Tips for Safe Summer Swimming

Outdoor Swimming Soicety shares its important Intermediate tips for safe outdoor swimming this summer. Have a read here.