Sunday Lunch now being served at Dubbin Good Food

Due to popular demand, Sunday lunch is now also available and diners can sit in or takeaway, open on Sundays from 12 noon to 6pm. “So many people asked us about Sunday lunch, we all love a roast dinner don’t we?! All our ingredients are sourced locally where at all possible, local produce always tastes…

How To Reduce Your Risk of COVID-19

Morrisons Doorstep Deliveries set to Continue

Our Doorstep Delivery service is still available for people who are elderly or unable to get to the shops, vulnerable, isolating or shielding. To place your order call our friendly team on 0345 611 6111 and select option 5. You can find out more here: #FeedingTheNation #ItsMoreThanOurJob

Healthwatch Derbyshire Testing Advice

Tests are having to be prioritised after the Health Secretary admits ‘challenges’ with COVID-19 testing after ‘sharp rise’ in demand: Visit the Joined Up Care Derbyshire website for the latest on testing for Covid19 (includes info on NHS Test and Trace) To find out if you meet the criteria for getting a test:…

Job Available at Bar Brasserie

Wanted.. Full time member of staff to join our fantastic team.. To work days and evening shifts must be flexible on weekends (not expected to work all weekend) Must be able to work alone and part of a team, Hours to be discussed.. Good rates of pay. Christmas/ New year off every year.. Must be…

Arts Derbyshire – A Necklace of Stars!

Green Man Gallery announce!…..

Find out more here!

Local School Bubble Enters Isolation

It has been confirmed tonight (14/09/2020) that year 11 at Buxton Community School has been instructed to remain at home due to a case of Covid 19 within that year group bubble, following advice from Public Health England. Please take extra care with your own covid safety measures. Have your anti bac / hand sanitiser…

Introduction to Mindfulness Workshop

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

Help Us Ride Out of Lockdown

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

NHS Morrisons Discount Scheme

All of us at Morrisons would like to say a huge thank you to the brave people of our National Health Service. We’re continuing to offer you a 10% discount in store and online. Thank you. NHS Photo ID required.

Little Music Monsters Re-Opening!

From Little Music Monsters on Facebook:   🌟Booking open for 0-6m / non-mobile babies 🗒 NOVEMBER 2020 ➡️ Diaries out! 😆 🙋‍♀️ 7 weeks £38.50 👶🏼 At Trinity Church, Buxton. ⛪ 📝 Please complete and send via private message to Little Music Monsters: Your full name: Baby’s full name: Baby’s age in months: Mobile number:…

Beware Scams Calls and Texts!

From Dave Mitch on facebook: If you get a text message like this it is a scam don’t click on it!

Information needed – hit and run in Buxton

From Graham Starkey on facebook:   “Hi all Looking for help to locate a car and owner who was involved in a collision with a cyclist in Buxton yesterday around 11.50am near the palace hotel roundabout, the cyclist received a cut face and more seriously a broken hip and is currently in Hospital, this driver…

Take A Tour of The Green Man Gallery

Take a virtual tour around the exhibitions at The Green Man Gallery, Buxton – an independent gallery and arts centre, managed and run by artists.      

Lots of lovely stalls on Buxton market today!


Buxton Museum offers a lifeline to local artists!

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

Buxton Junior School PTFA Book sale ON NOW!

Please come and say hello on Buxton Market today. I am doing a second hand book stall for Buxton Junior school. Lots of really lovely, great condition books for all ages. 9am till 4pm!

CONNEX Community Support (Buxton Market Place)- fundraising sale ON NOW!

Connex Community Support  is feeling positive. We’re having a sale again tomorrow (Saturday 12th) and again on Tuesday 15th September. Lots of great bargains to be had- books, DVDs, bric a brac, clothes. we hope to see you there!

Wirksworth Festival is online- TODAY!

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

Be aware of new restrictions coming into force on Monday 14th September

New restrictions will be in place from Monday (14 September) to help prevent the spread of coronavirus which is increasing. Read the latest guidance from Government here

Blythe House urges men to visit the GP if they have symptoms of prostate cancer

Blythe House Hospicecare ·  Local men are being urged to visit their GP if they are concerned about symptoms that could be prostate cancer. Prostate Cancer UK says: ‘Right now there are potentially thousands of men with clinically significant prostate cancer who could be cured, but have not been diagnosed because of Covid-19. ‘The pandemic…

Second hand book sale this Saturday at Buxton Market


At-a-glance: What are the new rules? Social gatherings of more than six people in England will not be allowed in law from Monday 14 September The new rule applies to people in private homes, indoors and outdoors, and places such as pubs, restaurants, cafes and public outdoor spaces It applies to all ages The rule does not apply to schools and…

Keep your Distance

DERBYSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL Coronavirus myth buster! Myth : wearing a face covering means we don’t have to social distance Truth :  wearing a face covering does reduce the spread but we still need to keep our distance and leave space Coronavirus outbreak FAQs: what you can and can’t do Updated 9 September 2020 READ MORE…

Transition Buxton Repair Cafe

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

Men, is it time to talk?

Mentell provides circles for men aged 18+ to talk in a safe and confidential space, free from advice and judgement.   7pm tonight – Your Opportunity to “Pay it Forward” Providing the people around you with the knowledge that Mentell exists… has the potential to save life… AT 7PM TONIGHT we’re launching a new 2…

The Other Side – support local businesses to recover from COVID

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

Recent rise in COVID-19 cases ‘a great concern’.

Coronavirus: Rise in UK cases a great concern, Van Tam says Coronavirus pandemic Media captionPeople need to “start taking this very seriously again” – Prof Jonathan Van Tam The latest “big change” in coronavirus infections across the UK is of “great concern”, England’s deputy chief medical officer has warned. Prof Jonathan Van Tam said people…

Buxton Field Club presents!

Buxton Field Club returns with its all new programme for Autumn and Winter with a mix of live and on-line events. First up, on Saturday 3rd October at 7.00pm, a pair of contrasting illustrated talks: Winter in Yellowstone National Park – the Reintroduction of Wolves – with Louise and Stephen Moon and The Wildlife of…

Riding Out of Lockdown!

WE NEED HELP As the impact of the Corona Virus on our community begins to be understood it is clear the support needed for the health, wellbeing and welfare of the people of Buxton and the High Peak is enormous. Organisations delivering voluntary and paid for services will be overwhelmed if we do not help them and…

Returning to School safely – advice from DCC

It’s natural for parents and children to feel worried about returning to school We have some useful resources on our website to help you feel reassured

The Wombles Charity Walk- Remember a Charity Week!

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

Blythe House Hospice care- Helen’s Trust

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

High Peak CVS- resuming voluntary services

Resuming Community and Voluntary Activities As community venues start to reopen you may well be thinking about resuming meetings for your voluntary or community group. We want our members to stay safe and have fun so we have compiled this handy guide to help you on your way. Download it now from our website…

Free psychological impact of COVID online training

Subjects  Courses  Using FutureLearn  Search term Search Sign in Register Online Courses Psychology & Mental Health COVID-19: Psychological Impact, Wellbeing and Mental Health 4.7 (364 reviews) Explore the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on wellbeing and mental health at an individual, group and societal level. Join course for free 21,480 enrolled on this course Duration3 weeks Weekly study2…

COVID Cases In Your Area

Find up-to-date information for your area here.

Charity Walk for MIND

From: Marion Higton   Please help support our local Posties and friends who are doing a charity walk on 13th Sept over Mam Tor raising funds for ‘MIND’ in memory of Kev Higton. Donate on their just giving page, sponsor forms in the Mind shop/ Burbage Stores and also W H Smith Buxton where we…

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

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

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

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

Help a child learn to read

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

Blythe House – Peak District Challenge

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

Looking to employ a young person? Government help available

If you are a small business owner or employer in The High Peak or Derbyshire Dales and want to employ a young person funded by the government Kickstart Scheme, please get in touch with Find out more HERE

Should I see a pharmacist instead of a doctor?

ADVICE FROM HEALTHWATCH  Pharmacists are qualified healthcare professionals who can offer clinical advice and over-the-counter medicines for a range of minor illnesses. The pharmacist will let you know if you need to go and visit a doctor however they can help you with a number of things first. Can a pharmacist prescribe medication? Pharmacists can…

Thank you, ladies we couldn’t do this without you!!

Lets take a moment and raise the flag! Mentell circles are men only circles, but what about the women in Mentell? If you come across Mentell other than in circle, maybe at an event raising awareness or a bag pack at your local supermarket you’ve most likely have met some of the women that…

Back to School

Encourage your kids to get #BackToSchoolSafely by cycling, walking or scooting where possible. Information and guidance about going #BackToSchool:

Buxton Sparkles – finding a new way to shine in 2020?

We don’t know yet if we are allowed to hold the lantern parade and workshops this year… so just in case here are some ideas for you to make some at home. If we can’t parade with them can hang them in your windows! Please spread the word!

Buxton Team Parish- New painted stones around St Mary’s Church war memorial

Buxton Team Parish A great start to the stones at St Mary’s. Look for them on the base of the war memorial.

Riding out of Lockdown- A fundraiser for local organisations!

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

Come and talk to Buxton Safer Neighborhood Team Police at one of their Harpur Hill clinics

Buxton Police SNT Harpur Hill beat surgery Thursday 3rd September 6pm – 8pm Buxton Rugby Club Come and discuss any concerns that you may have with a member of your beat team Social distancing to be adhered to and a one in one out policy will be in place

Claim your child’s free travel pass here…

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

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

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

Mentell- mental health support for men

What is a Mentell circle? Men have been gathering together in circles to share their experiences for 1000’s of years. In these circles – men, of all ages, supported, encouraged and learned from each other by regularly listening and talking about their day to day experiences. A good circle fosters support and enables men the…

Need help getting to GP appointments?

Do you need help travelling to NHS services? | Find out what support is available to help you when travelling to your GP, hospital or other NHS services.

CONNEX bric-a-brac sale now on!

***SATURDAY 29TH AUGUST*** We’re holding one of our super bric a brac stalls again. We should be set up from around 9am! Come and grab a bargain. most items £1 or less! We have books, DVDs, toys, bric a brac, school uniform, shoes, kids fancy dress items, ladies and gents clothes and home ware. We…

Buxton market is bursting at the seams with the best produce around!

The rain has taken a day off- Head down there today! You won’t be disappointed! 🙂 

Events return to the Pavilion Gardens this Bank Holiday weekend!

Visit the Explore Buxton website to find out more!  

Opportunity to participate in The COVID-19 Wellbeing Study

For more information about participating in The COVID-19 Wellbeing Study, follow this link

Test and Trace Information – includes information in BSL and other languages

  Derbyshire County Council have shared information about Test and Trace –  

Beautiful cat missing from Dakin Avenue Buxton

  Missing, Please check garages, sheds and outbuildings.  Fluffy grey and white female cat missing from Dakin Avenue area of Buxton since Tuesday.  Please report any sightings on our facebook page

Major changes to the furlough scheme coming next week

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is changing. Visit to find full guidance.


What better time to try an online class than RIGHT NOW! At some point soon (I hope) we will be going back to our classes at Buxton Community School, but for now we are still dancing and loving it online! If you were a bit nervous to try a dance fitness class, now is the…

GO OUTSIDE and help to raise vital funds for hospice care

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

Preparing for School

How to break the chains of COVIC-19 transmission

No matter where you live or who you are, each of us can help to break the chains of COVID-19 transmission. Watch the video to find out how to protect yourself and others…

Start Small with the NHS Better Health Campaign It’s never too late to get active to improve your health. Start with something small, it all adds up! For help and support to lose weight and get active go to:

Riding Out of Lockdown! Sponsor Alan to raise money for local causes- including Buxton Street by Street! WE NEED HELP As the impact of the Corona Virus on our community begins to be understood it is clear the support needed for the health, wellbeing and welfare of the people of Buxton and the High Peak is enormous. Organisations delivering voluntary and paid for services will be overwhelmed if we do not help them…

COVID symptom study- help slow the spread of COVID-19

Find out more here:

Friends of Buxton Train Station

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

How to treat coronavirus symptoms at home

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

Every portrait tells a story in the Healthcare Heroes Exhibition

  Find out more here:  

Citizens Advice Bureau – help with money worries

Money worries getting you down? Get help toward financial freedom with The Money Sorted in D2N2 project. You can find more information at To book an appointment call our adviceline on 0300 456 8390.

Walk or cycle to school!

Can your child walk, cycle or travel by car to school instead of using school transport? Find out what changes we’re putting in place for children travelling to and from school to help minimise the spread of coronavirus

Buxton Swimming Pool news!

Buxton Swimming and Fitness Centre 7h  ·  We are getting ready to welcome you back to our pool. Here are some FAQs. Can I just turn up and use the pool? Swimming sessions are bookable, lane swimming only and must be booked online at, or on our App ‘leisure centre’ If you are not already…

Home Care for People with COVID-19

From the World Health Organisation: Home caregivers for people with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 should: ✅ Ensure the ill persons rests 🛌 , drinks plenty of fluids and eats nutritious food. ✅ Wear a medical mask when in the same room with an ill person. Do not touch the mask 😷 or face during use…

Anxious, Stressed or Overwhelmed? We Can Help

From Healthwatch Derbyshire: Recently, you may be feeling anxious, stressed or overwhelmed, but it’s ok if you feel you need somebody to talk to. Joined Up Care Derbyshire have put together a resource of support services that are available to help. #MentalHealth

Phone Up Church Service 01298 443 012

From Buxton Team Parish: Phone-Up Church Service – 01298 443 012 Starts this morning – a gentle Sunday Service lasting 11 minutes. Everyone in Buxton, Burbage, Harpur Hill or King Sterndale can phone a local number to hear a service led by the Buxton Team Rector, Liz England. There will be a new one each…

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

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

Local Coronavirus information- fact checked!

How to check coronavirus cases near you 5th Aug 2020 If you live in England, it is easy to check how many cases of Covid-19 are being reported in your area each day. The government publishes this information every afternoon, along with other data, on its coronavirus dashboard. How to check First, visit and click on “Cases”…

SK Vipers youth all girls football team- now recruiting!

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

The Palace Hotel pool opens it’s doors!

And the good news keeps rolling in our pool will be opening at 6.30am on Friday!!! Please see your guidance on the comments below – pre booking is essential.

Joined up Care Derbyshire- Join the conversation

The Trussell Trust

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

Coronavirus Symptoms? Drive-through only Testing Site until Sunday 23rd August

If you have coronavirus symptoms a drive through-only testing site is in place at County Hall in  Matlock until Sunday (23 August). You must book an appointment first, it’s easy to do online. If you’re not able to drive you can order a home testing kit. Book a test here –

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

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

Thinking of visiting a High Peak High Street?

  Message from HIgh Peak Council: If you’re thinking of visiting a High Peak high street this weekend don’t forget to follow our information to help keep everyone safe.        

Martin Lewis’ Moneysaving Expert Advice if your business is adversely affected by coronavirus

  For information:      

Over 50 and looking for inspiration? – Free to join digital community for the over 50s

“The UK’s fastest-growing digital community for the over 50s” – free to join. Welcome to Rest Less. We’re here to inspire today’s generation of over 50s and 60s to get the most from life – focusing on,, learning, volunteering, lifestyle and more, including Covid-19 support.    

8 Flat Cotton Sheets offered for anyone making Scrubs

8 all flat cotton sheets available for making scrubs? Please contact Anna Kay through our facebook page –  

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

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

Buxton Street-by-Street Volunteers continue to deliver food parcels – now over 2,000 given out

  20 bumper food parcels being assembled this morning for distribution around the community. Over 2000 have been given out by the street by street team during the pandemic! Buxton is a marvellous place with a big heart  

Light ginger coloured cat missing from Dakin Avenue, Buxton

  This cat went missing from the Dakin Avenue, Buxton yesterday, 20th August.  The family have said she wasn’t very well last and has now gone missing.  They are desperate to find her to get her to the vets. Please can anyone near check there gardens, sheds/garages etc she is quite a pale ginger colour…


Some Charity Shops in Buxton only accept donations at certain times – check before you drop off.

Lockdown Questionnaire

CONTACT Camille Ivie Hi Everyone! I’m doing a survey for my church, it’s just a couple questions if you’re willing to answer. You can just directly message me your answers and I would love to hear them! 1. What was most important to you before lockdown? Why? 2. What is most important to you now?…


HEALTHWATCH DERBYSHIRE The Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Lanyard is an initiative designed to act as a discreet sign that somebody has a hidden disability, such as mental health conditions, autism, dementia or sensory impairments, and may need extra help. Morrisons have announced that they will be introducing this scheme in their stores, if you have a…


Book your free guided tour HERE Guided online tour of the Palace of Westminster In this 45-minute free online talk your presenter takes you on a guided 360° virtual tour. You will have a detailed look inside several rooms including the Commons Chamber, Lords Chamber and Central Lobby with its magnificent octagonal ceiling. The presenter…

Funded Childcare for Working Parents

DERBYSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL Calling all working parents. Don’t miss the 31 August deadline to check if you’re eligible for 30 hours a week funded childcare. If you already have a code for your extra hours, remember to confirm your details every 3 months to remain eligible. Check your eligibility HERE

Churchyard Treasure Hunt

News from Buxton Team Parish   THIS FRIDAY, as well as starting the Bible Stones, we’re also excited to announce our Treasure Hunt. It’ll run from the 21st August – 4th Sept and includes 5 different churches within our Parish: Christ Church King Sterndale, Christ Church Burbage, St James’ Harpur Hill, St John’s and St…

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

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

Bereavement support with Blythe House

Free school meals

Don’t forget to check if your child is eligible for #freeschoolsmeals ahead of September. A lot of people don’t apply for free school meals even though their child qualifies. Find out more and apply here: #beststartinlife

Relaxation tips with MIND


Virtual health appointments- are they right for me?

Healthwatch Derbyshire is currently conducting a new research project and we would like to invite you to get involved. We are looking to gather experiences of people who have accessed virtual appointments, as well as those who haven’t been able to. Your feedback will help identify where virtual appointments may not have met the needs…

Aldi and the Buxton Street by Street volunteers continue to provide smiles on a damp and miserable day!

Buxton Team Parish invites all painters of rocks to brighten up their community spaces!

Test and Trace- protect yourself from possible fraudsters

Derbyshire County Council 17 August at 11:00  ·  NHS Test and Trace will never ask you to make any form of payment, for details of your bank account, for any passwords or pins or to download anything. All tracers will do is email, phone or text if you’ve been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for…

Got symptoms? GET TESTED!

Free fundraising for small businesses or groups affected by COVID-19

100% Free fundraising for those affected by Coronavirus With Crowdfunder’s Pay It Forward scheme, each pound pledged will help any small business or community project recover from the financial hardship caused by the COVID-19 crisis. The acts of kindness, love and generosity that we’ve seen have been heartwarming and a vital part of seeing us…

Youth Activity Grant- Derbyshire County Council; Apply now!

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

Derbyshire County Council are recruiting for care workers

Please see link below for more details:

Haywill Animal Rescue Need your Goodwill!

If you love all creatures great and small, and want to lend a hand to the animals in your community, please get in touch with Haywill Animal Rescue!

WHO Advice on COVID-19 Contact Contamination

COVID-19 spreads primarily through close contact with someone who is infected, but it can also spread if you touch contaminated objects and surfaces. You can protect yourself: clean your hands and your surroundings frequently!

Virtual Balloon Race Ends With a Bang

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

HPBC Scam Alert!

High Peak Borough Council have been made aware that some residents in Derbyshire have had an email from saying they are eligible for a Council Tax refund and asking for their bank account details. THIS IS A SCAM. Report the scam by contacting Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040

Free Online Support Circles Available for Men

Free Online Support for Men No strings attached. ‍ Who is this for? Men aged 18+ ‍ What to expect? 2 hour online Zoom session hosted by a facilitator in groups of 7-12 men using a simple structure based on talking, sharing and listening. ‍ What can I talk about? Anything that matters to you,…

Second Grant Available for Self Employed

Over 2.7 million self-employed people have benefited so far from the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme. Today, the Government has opened applications for the second grant worth up to £6,570. Details of how to apply are in the link below. Please do share this with anyone you think would benefit from the scheme. If you need…

Hidden Disability Support from Morrisons

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

Support small businesses without purchasing a thing! Here’s how:

Food parcel deliveries by our incredible volunteers are a reason to smile for those in need!

Our operation is still in full swing, our wonderful Richard and Emma picking up some of the parcels to distribute today, 14 well stocked boxes as showcased by Mai (sitting dutifully for a treat). With special thanks to our amazing local supermarkets Waitrose & Partners Morrisons Aldi UK and Tesco. Great to see less food…

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

Hannah Quince:   ‘Hi, I’m a student doing A level geography and I’m doing an investigation on social inequality between Burbage and Fairfield in Buxton. I would be very grateful if you could fill in this form. It will only a take a couple of minutes. Thank you!’ Complete the short survey here:

SCOPE Buxton needs YOU!!

Doorstep scammers- IMPORTANT WARNING! Just to warn people, someone was doing this in Dove Holes recently.

Library news…Read all about it!

Face covering exemption – be aware.

Some people are exempt from wearing a face covering, this includes: Face covering exemption Young children People with breathing difficulties People living with a disability Remember to be mindful and keep your distance #BeKind #DerbyshireSpirit  

WANTED : fridge freezer

This message from Lisa Mellor – who can be contacted HERE Has anyone got a slimline fridge freezer for sale ?

TEST AND TRACE : How it works

Confused about how NHS Test and Trace works? This handy guide tells you what you need to do if you develop coronavirus symptoms or have been in contact with someone who has tested positive. Get a free NHS test – more information HERE  

Green Lanyards with Sunflowers may indicate an inability to wear a face mask due to a hidden disability

    A range of items with sunflowers on a green background indicate a person has a hidden disability. Some people may wear these into shops because they cannot wear a face mask. A recent program supported by a number of U.K. charities including; The National Autistic Society, RNIB, Alzheimer’s Society, Action on Hearing Loss,…

A lovely message to Buxton Street-by-Street

“Now I’ve moved out of Buxton, I want to say how grateful I am to this group, you helped me when I was in dire need in lockdown especially when we were on self isolation. You all deserve to be commended for helping the vulnerable people of Buxton in our hour of most need. Thank…

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

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

UPDATE We are pleased to report the man missing from Buxton has been found safe and well

Found! The man missing from Buxton has been found safe and well.  

Buxton kickstart charity bike ride fund raiser!

Young Lives Vs Cancer

Letter from the Director of Public Health for Derbyshire

Healthwatch Derbyshire telephone support

Ash Trees event – 16th August

Tall beech trees, spreading chestnuts and elegant ash trees: exploring the woods of Buxton Country Park.Take a wander through the woods looking for squirrels and butterflies, birds and beetles and join our artists at the Visitor centre • Make your own woodland book • Add your own leaves to our woodland tree poem • draw…

Corona-Oke Finale with Steve Plarre

From Ferguson Plarre Bakehouses on youtube: Hello from Plarrey Poppins!! Our Bakery Boss Steve Plarre is clearly looking forward to school going back with the last of our Corona-Oke parodies. Over the last month Steve has serenaded us with over 10 songs, as voted for by you, as part of our Corona-Oke Competition, including…. Vanilla Slice…

Win a £10 Voucher with Tic-Tak Taxis!

From Tic-Tak Taxis: 🚕🚕💚 COMPETITION TIME💚🚕🚕 For your chance to win a £10 Voucher to be used in any of our Tic-Tak Taxis, All you have to do is: 💚 Like our Page 💚Give this post a like or love 💚Share so your fiends get a chance to win Winner will be announced on Thursday…

Getting the Most Out of the Virtual Health And Care Experience

From Healthwatch:   Working with National Voices, Traverse, and PPL, we’ve put together some tips on how to get the most out of the virtual health and care appointments both for patients and health and care professionals.   Find more information here.    

WHO Update: 3 Layer Masks

Here’s a video explanation from the WHO about the 3 layers a mask should have to keep everyone safe.  

Vulnerable or Shielding? Talk to Us

  It might be helpful to some people to give our personal reasons as to the importance of social distancing and following guidance. If some of us in Buxton could explain how it feels to be vulnerable in this epidemic, maybe it will encourage some people to take more care.   Contact us (in confidence)…

It’s a Beautiful Day at Buxton Market

From Buxton Market: It’s a beautiful day on Buxton Market with loads of interesting things to buy. Fresh fruit and veg, meat, pet food, plants, clothing, shoes and accessories, household goods, children’s books, toys, vintage and collectibles. Come along, don’t miss it.    

Derbyshire Rural Crime Team Need Your Help!

From Derbyshire Rural Crime Team: Here’s an appeal to anyone who is out and about at the break of dawn. The Peak District has suffered three caravan theft incidents in the last week: one attempt and two successful. These are happening around the time it is coming light and the offenders are going to great…

Stop the spread – Covid-19 – Derbyshire County Council

Don’t forget that from tomorrow it will be law to wear a face covering in a few more places unless you’re exempt. This includes: 📽 Cinemas 🏛 Museums & Galleries 📚 Libraries 🙏 Places of worship Together we can help keep Derbyshire safe. More info here

Rise in number of Covid-19 cases in Buxton

Slight rise in number of Covid-19 cases in Buxton. For more information follow this link:      

Confused about how NHS Test and Trace works?

  Confused about how NHS Test and Trace works? This handy guide tells you what you need to do if you develop coronavirus symptoms or have been in contact with someone who has tested positive.  

Volunteering Opportunity in Buxton Scope Shop

Do you have any time spare to help out in our local Buxton Scope shop? Want something to boost your CV? If you are 14 or over, we would love to hear from you. Please pop into the shop, any day of the week, and ask about volunteering. Whether you can do 2 hours a…

Nordic Walking opportunity which can benefit fitness and improve mental health

High Peak CVS and local Nordic Walking expert Phill Alcock of Derbyshire based fitness organisation Lifefit are currently working together to develop new self-help walking groups in Whaley and Buxton under the banner of ‘Cando’. Cando aims to enable members to lose weight, increase fitness and improve mental health without the aid of gyms or special clothing.…

High Peak told to stay alert after a slight increase in Buxton COVID-19 cases

A statement published by Derbyshire’s Director of Public Health on 6 August calls on High Peak residents to stay alert “Although the extra ‘lockdown’ measures around Greater Manchester do not apply in the High Peak, there has been a small rise in confirmed cases of coronavirus in Buxton and Glossop.” The latest statistics  can be…

Help needed putting Buxton’s empty shop windows to good use

From Sophie Mackreth  – she can be contacted HERE Hello Buxton! Wondering if anyone on here might be able to help… I am looking for an empty shop window to install some artwork (3d) which we are making in our Summer School at the moment. Ideally somewhere with some footfall… I’ve tried to go through…

New day time delivery food service in Buxton

Cafe on the Peak can be found on the Just Eat website HERE  

IMPORTANT! Don’t put your face covering on your chin to eat or drink!

This is why you should never pull your mask down around your chin and neck It puts you at risk of contaminating your face covering. When you need to eat or drink, you should remove your mask completely with clean hands.

High Peak Rock’s snake has just a few ssssssssstones to go!

Buxton snake oh so close to the end of broad walk Some amazing rocks on it and people are replacing the gaps with new rocks… looks fantastic!! Keep on adding keep on painting Well done hp rockers and the high peak community Add yourself to Hp rocks(high peak) on facebook

Grants available from the Morrisons Foundation

The Morrisons Foundation is championing community projects across Great Britain supporting our nation’s most vulnerable during the coronavirus outbreak. Children’s Hospices Across Scotland received a grant of £17,000 to create the UK’s first virtual hospice to support children with life-shortening conditions and their families throughout the pandemic and beyond. To find out how the Foundation…

Register online for your child’s free school meals

No child should ever go hungry; free school meals play a large part in ensuring that children have a nutritious meal to support their physical and intellectual growth. Research shows that diet has a “significant and immediate effect” on behaviour, concentration and cognitive ability (CPAG & British Youth Council report ‘Going Hungry’). Free school meals…

Time to talk?

Support for Men No strings attached. ‍ Who is this for? Men aged 18+ ‍ What to expect? 2 hour online Zoom session hosted by a facilitator in groups of 7-12 men using a simple structure based on talking, sharing and listening. ‍ What can I talk about? Anything that matters to you, everything is…

Dementia and COVID-19

The Alzheimer’s Society have published their findings into the shocking impact of lockdown on the symptoms of people living with dementia. Of the 2,000 people who took part in the study who are living with dementia or are the carer of someone living with dementia, 82% reported a that dementia symptoms have become worse since…

Digital skills programme aimed at School leavers

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

Apply online for your child’s B-Line card

Have you applied for your child’s b_line card? It’s our travel discount and library card for children living in Derbyshire. You now have to apply or renew online. More info can be found here:  

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

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

Missing person- can you help?

Buxton Street By Street continues to make a HUGE difference!

Message from Caitlin Bisknell: “Big Saturday shout out to all you wonderful volunteers out there who have helped to make Buxton Street by Street such a success. To date we’ve delivered in excess of 1650 food parcels plus 2500 Easter eggs – and working with For the Love of Scrubs Buxton have delivered PPE to…

‘Remember Me’ a COVID-19 Memorial page

Visit the website and memorial page here:

Buxton’s own Lost and Found pet page!

Looking for a missing pet? Check out this new Facebook page where lost furry/feathery/scaly friends news is shared!      

The New Normal- Keep the 3 C’s in mind says the World Health Organisation

The incredible team of volunteer delivery drivers have taken 1654 food parcels to those most in need!

And here is Mai the dog ensuring they are packaged neatly ready to be collected by the amazing team!

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

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

World Health Organisation advice re Air Conditioning

      Can I use air conditioning during COVID-19? A well-maintained and operated heating, ventilation and air conditioning system can reduce the spread of COVID-19 in indoor spaces by increasing outdoor air change. Avoid recirculated air.

Derbyshire Police Issue Dispersal Order – Pavilion Gardens 7.30 p.m tonight until Sunday 3 a.m.

    A dispersal order has been put in place to help officers target concerns about anti-social behaviour in Buxton’s Pavilion Gardens this weekend. The order will start from 7.30pm tomorrow (Friday 31 July) until 3am on Sunday 2 August and gives police officers and PCSOs the power to move on anyone who they believe…

Explore Buxton reports on the Eat out to Help Out voucher scheme – Who’s Participating in Buxton?

In a bid to encourage people to return to cafés, restaurants and pubs, the Eat Out to Help Out government scheme will launches on Monday 3rd August and will run until 31st August, with the discount applying Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. How does the scheme work? Use the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme at…

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

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


From Healthwatch Derbyshire:  


Healthwatch Derbyshire: The sun is shining today and it’s going to be a hot one! Many of us are still working from home this summer. Public Health England has created a helpful guide below to coping with hot weather during the pandemic.

Support Buxton Opera House

Equity UK has designed a 4 pillar plan to save theatres. There is a petition which you can sign HERE ALSO if you want to offer financial support to Buxton Opera House you can do so HERE

Has anyone seen Roscoe? Lost in Macclesfield Forest

From Claire Rajah Today our much loved Springer Spaniel ran off in Macclesfield Forest. He hasn’t been spotted by anyone in the forest. If you see him or know what may happened to him, please let us know. He is called Roscoe and is chipped.


This is coming through Buxton along the A6 and up to the Cat and Fiddle, approximately 8pm . They are walking 100k in 24hrs from Stockport and back via Macclesfield. Buxton Iron Man and Anna (Frozen) are joining them through Buxton. Please beep horns, wave and cheer if you see us! Celebrating STOCKPORT SPIDER-MEN hitting the…

Nominate a Key Worker! Deadline TODAY.

From the Old Clubhouse During these unprecedented times, our Key Workers have gone above and beyond, often putting their safety; and that of their families on the line, all to ensure that we, as a nation, were cared for, received our deliveries and were able to go out shopping – they made lockdown bearable for…

Opening Soon? Gallery in the Pavillion Gardens

Check opening times HERE: More about High Peak Artists can be found here:

Prizes to be had THIS SUNDAY

A chance to win a prize just by attending our online Accidental Fitness event to raise money for Blythe House Hospicecare The perfect opportunity to try Clubbercise, Zumba and Yoga (you can dip in and out if you want to) from the comfort of your home The raffle prizes will be drawn after the yoga…

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

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

Childcare funding deadline

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

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

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

How to help someone with dementia when out and about

Buxton’s Green Man Gallery is back! Drop in and soak in the atmosphere of this arts and crafts oasis!

Gallery in the Gardens opens it’s doors this Saturday!

Good news! Gallery in the Gardens in Pavilion Gardens opens this Saturday 1st August. Here is some of the amazing artwork created by local artist which you can see there:

CONNEX Community Support need your handy-help to become COVID-Safe!

WANTED joiner/handy man! Connex Buxton would like to open to the public possibly from this Monday 3rd August In order to do so they need a door barrier/screen making out of wood and perspex. CONNEX will buy the materials- they just need help making it. Call: 01298 23970 or email: Visit their website:  …

Grove Goodies and Geekery – space for one more!

‘ Business opportunity! With social gaming being an unlikely possibility for the forseeable future I find myself with empty space in the shop, space I’d like to see used, so if you know of any local creatives or budding small businesses looking for shop space then let me know; comment, like, share and message, as…

Tic-Tak Taxis

From Tic-Tax Taxis: Good morning, we are having some technical difficulties with our phone number 0129872333 but currently working on it. For the time being if you need us please ring 01298 25633 😊 Thank you from the Tic-Tak Team

Support Buxton PTAs – Buy a Balloon!

Thank you to local businesses that have helped support two Buxton School PTA’s by donating prizes or have purchased a balloon. Why not join the virtual balloon race (eco friendly) Any business that purchase a balloon will get a mention on the School PTA Facebook page. 🎈🎈 Balloons cost £3 each. Check out the link…

Travelling to School or College – Please Complete the Survey

From Derbyshire County Council: If you’ve got kids at school or college please take a few mins to fill in this survey about how you think they’ll get there when the new academic year starts in September. We need your info so we can do all we can to provide the right level of transport…

Face Coverings for Children – Guidelines

From Buxton Medical Practice: Please be aware that Children under 3 years of age should not wear masks. Though it is not compulsory for children between the ages of 3 to 11 years to wear masks they should be encouraged to do so when in areas that social distancing is not possible. For everyone else…

Buxton Team Parish – have your say

Have your say for how the church can be most helpful to you and your friends, family and/or community. Reverend Liz England would love to hear your views! We would be really grateful if you would invest a little of your time to complete these questions. We are consulting you about renewing our vision going…

Look out for Milo the cat!

Message from Gary Vincent, one of our Facebook group members: ‘Hi all, my cat “Milo” has been missing now for around 6 weeks, he’s been sighted around Fairfield recently, specifically Cliff Road and near the top shop area, please keep a look out for him.. super friendly but he will be scared and doesn’t know…

High Peak Rocks launches themed rock painting starting with scarecrows!

Add yourself to their Facebook page and get painting over the summer!

Clubbercise with Accidental Fitness event for Blythe House!

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

Most up-to-date list of all the active Derbyshire Voluntary and Community Groups – 3,682+

  COMMUNITY DIRECTORY DERBYSHIRE 3,682+ Active Derbyshire Voluntary and Community Groups listed  

Plea for Help – Injured Dog Missing from Grindleford Derbyshire S32 – Substantial Reward

  💔💔Please help…💔💔 This is Wanda, with her mummy. Wanda is a four year old Boston Terrier. She chased a bird off her drive in Grindleford S32, Derbyshire, on the morning of 17/07/2020 and ran into the road, getting clipped by a passing car. The driver saw her run down the road towards Grindleford Station. Wanda…

Face coverings are mandatory in shops from Friday 24 July

Face coverings must be worn in additional enclosed public spaces from 24 July in England. Anyone who doesn’t abide by the regulations – and is not exempt under one of the categories set out in the regulations – could face a fine by the police of up to £100. Full guidance on wearing face coverings…

Should a person with dementia wear a face mask for coronavirus?

Advice from the Alzheimer’s Society Due to coronavirus, many of us now wear face masks or coverings while out shopping or on public transport. Some people with dementia may not like wearing a face covering, or understand why they should wear one. A person with dementia might consider wearing a face covering even just walking…

Accidental Fitness Fund Raiser for Blythe House Hospice

💙 Accidental Fitness Charity Event for Blythe House Hospice! 💙 Why not try Clubbercise, Zumba Fitness and Yoga with us on Sunday 2nd August at 10.30am! This is an online event where all proceeds go to Blythe House Hospicecare 🥰 There’s the potential to win some great raffle prizes too, just for turning up, from…

Exemptions From Face Coverings

From Healthwatch Derbyshire: From 24th July, it will be mandatory to wear a face-covering in shops and supermarkets. However, not everyone is able to wear a #face-covering and dealing with public situations can be hard. Photosymbols have created some printable exemption cards that you can use when you are out if you are #exempt from…

Home Care for People with COVID

From the World Health Organisation: Home caregivers for people with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 should: ✅ Ensure the ill persons rests 🛌 , drinks plenty of fluids and eats nutritious food. ✅ Wear a medical mask when in the same room with an ill person. Do not touch the mask 😷 or face during use…

CHCS – Lockdown Challenges Done!

From Chris Hill Community Sports: CHCS Lockdown Challenges – DONE So the week beginning 16th March when lockdown was looming our fabulous Coaches recorded over 100 CHCS Challenges . We’ve put them on each day. We’ve also done LIVE Trespass, Ballet, Dance & Fundamentals. We asked you to join in and show us your best…

The National Theatre – Back on the Big Screen!

From the National Theatre: We’re back on the big screen baby 🎟 As cinemas re-open in the UK we’re releasing some of our most loved titles to be played on the big screen. We hope our screenings in cinemas are the next best thing to being able to see plays live on-stage. Head to our…

The hug with two left hands that comes to you!

Psychological First Aid

Support Young Lives vs Cancer

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, were missing our usual in-store fundraising with our charity partners. Much of our fundraising for CLIC Sargent has been on hold since March yet they need our support more than ever. Cancer isnt stopping for coronavirus. The impact of the virus is being felt by each and every one of…

Chris Hills Sports – Coaches in Schools

Healthcare workers – how to cope with stress the healthy way!

Job vacancy – Buxton Bury and Hilton Estate Agents

*****Vacancy for a part-time Secretary/Receptionist at Buxton office******* We are looking to recruit a part time receptionist/secretary at our Bury and Hilton Buxton office. This post is a permanent part time role 9am to 1pm each day working alternate Saturdays 9am until 1pm. The role will be working in our busy estate agency office. You…

Shielding timeframe – UK Government

Department of Health and Social Care – DHSC· Have you been shielding during the coronavirus outbreak? Find out what the current guidance is for the clinically extremely vulnerable in England and how and when it’s changing Read more:

Please help to find Marley the dog! **MARLEY HAS NOW BEEN FOUND!**MARLEY HAS NOW BEEN FOUND!**

Message from Jen Tancock- Marley’s owner: **MISSING – PLEASE SHARE** ‘I can’t believe I am even writing this but Marley has been missing since 6:30 this morning. We were on top of Mam tor in the Peak District and the visibility was low. I’ve rang round all the vets, dog wardens and the council and…

Buxton Market – for all your freshest fruit, vegetables and many other essentials- all safely outdoors!

Worried about being behind with your Council Tax? – Citizens Advice Bureau

Some of the Local Councils have started sending reminders for payment of the Council Tax. If you fell behind with payments and are worried, Citizens Advice Money Advisers are here to help… call them on 0300 456 8390    

How to wear a non-medical fabric mask safely – World Health Organisation

This is how to wear a fabric mask safely during COVID-19  

Derbyshire County Council Survey re School Transport in September

  If you’ve got kids at school or college please take a few mins to fill in this survey about how you think they’ll get there when the new academic year starts in September. We need your info so we can do all we can to provide the right level of transport to get them to…

CHCS Summer School – Final few places available to book

CHCS Summer 2020 final few places – Book NOW on  

Last day for people on the official shielding list to sign up for priority supermarket deliveries

  Emergency food parcels for people on the official shielding list will stop on 31 July. If this affects you, you can sign up for priority supermarket deliveries. You have until Friday 17 July to sign up. More here    

Department of Health & Social Care’s new Contain Framework

  The new Contain Framework supports local authorities to prevent and manage outbreaks:   From 18th July, local authorities will have new powers to restrict public events and close local businesses or outdoor spaces.    

News about special home test Royal Mail arrangements

Healthwatch Derbyshire   The Department of Health and Social Care – DHSC has partnered with @royalmail to set-up priority post boxes for returning home test kits. By skipping the need to book a courier, these priority post boxes will increase the speed in which tests are collected and results processed. Select your postcode then click…

Planning a holiday – read this first

Physiotherapy Help Needed

Susan Howarth Does anybody know or can anyone recommend a private physio or personal trainer that can help to rehabilitate my 76 yr old dad who had a stroke near the start of lockdown. Thanks Contact :

Face Mask Newbies – watch this


Connex Community Support Update

Although Connex Community Support offices remain closed to face-to-face visitors at the moment, we are hoping to re-open some of our offices very soon, subject to appropriate safety measures being put in place.   We are still fully operational behind the scenes.  Watch this space for further updates. The following services are operational Handy Van Home…

Important Advice From The World Health Organization

“There are lots of things that we want to be doing right now, but they aren’t necessarily what we need to be doing right now – please make good choices. There’s so much you can do to protect yourself from getting infected and from passing COVID-19 on to others.” Dr Maria Van Kerkhove, COVID-19 Technical…

Clubbercise and Zumba

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

High Peak Rocks – Scarecrow Week

From High Peak Rocks: Add yourselves to HP rocks ( High Peak ) We are doing a themed rock fortnight…this week is scarecrows…come and join in on the fun, painting and hiding….something cheerful to do during these strange times 😊  

Reopening! High Peak Gymnastics

From High Peak Gymnastics: Our coaches are busy preparing the gym ready for training. The walls have been painted, furniture moved to create a one way system and new posters of our gymnasts on the wall. Each coach will be responsible for their 6 gymnasts and will meet them at the reception door and bring…

Make your own face coverings!

From Derbyshire County Council: Did you know you can make your own face covering? Check out this step-by-step guide on the government’s website:  

Eat Out to Help Out in Buxton

From Derbyshire County Council: Do you run a restaurant, café or canteen in Derbyshire? Or a pub or bar serving food? Sign up to the Government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme to boost your trade. Customers get money-off through August & you reclaim the cost. More here:

Live music outside Buxton Opera House!

From Buxton International Festival on Facebook: BREAKING NEWS! First Live Performance since Lockdown. Free Event! Northern Chamber Orchestra and Buxton International Festival present an outdoor performance with a string quartet featuring Nicholas Ward, Louise Latham, Richard Muncey and Barbara Grunthal playing a variety of popular quartet classics. The first live performance since Lockdown will take place…

Make your own face coverings

With new regulations taking effect from 24th July for those aged above 11 years to wear a face covering (except for those with an exemption) in all shops, you may wish to find out how to make your own face covering safely and easily.    Check out this step-by-step guide on the government’s website:…

Derwent Rural Counselling Services

Derwent Rural Counselling Service are still operating and have been throughout the epidemic, offering telephone and video counselling sessions to Derby and Derbyshire residents. They have been taking referrals by phone, email and web form. Their therapists are offering a lot of additional appointments and therefore their waiting times are very short, as soon as…

Accidental fitness- virtual Zumba and Clubbercise!

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

So Long to Salad Days

Last of the beautiful salad bags from the Serpentine Community Garden today ❤️ Families in Buxton have had the pleasure of receiving one of these with their food parcels for the last 10 weeks. We would like to say a huge thank you to Madeline Hall and all the dedicated volunteers diverting this incredible community resource…

Free technology support from Abilitynet

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

The Department of Health and Social Care – DHSC have launched a new pilot to test some people who work in “high-contact” jobs – such as taxi drivers, cleaners and retail assistants.  Read more here:   

Mentell- Local mental health support specifically designed for men.

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

MIND support helpline

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

Scam Warning!

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

Coronavirus Update from the Government – New Guidance for Businesses

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

Reopening: The New Inn

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

On track to come back!

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

Buxton Library Re-Opening

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


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

High Peak Rocks!

Lovely members,  paint rocks, hide rocks and then hunt rocks! Lots of fun for all the family.


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

News from Joli Nail & Beauty Studio

Sacro Lounge Reopens in Buxton

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

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

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

Planning an event for Young People – checkout the guidelines!

Read the guidance here  

Superhero News from the Buxton Advertiser

An NHS fundraising campaign comes to Buxton – read more here

Buxton Schools are heading for Timbuktu

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

Eating at the Lee Wood Hotel

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

Stay Safe Shopping

Here are some top tips from the World Health Organization.

Chris Hill Community Sports Summer 2020

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

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

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

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

Coronavirus Statics for High Peak

National Trading Scam Team have introduced Friends Against Scams

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

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

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

Red Light Spells Danger for the Arts

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

Update for shielded children

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

The Deep Blue Sea streaming from this Thursday

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

How to Wear a Fabric Face Mask Safely

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

Pension Advice Line Info from CAB

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

Wise words from Derby’s director of public health

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

Free 30 minute Online Dementia Training Tomorrow

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

Online Fringe Presents ‘Once Upon A Time In Trieste’

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

Scriveners books pride of place spot for BLM

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

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

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

Sunday 5th July- Happy Birthday NHS!

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

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

“We are all ready finally for opening tomorrow… Tables are moved, sanitizer points throughout, table service please, a visitor signing in book at the door.. Other than that… It’s business as usual.”  To find out more, visit them on Facebook: and via the Visit Buxton website Or call Caz and her team on 07950…

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

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

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

A Pathwork of community spirit!

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

Social Distancing high vis. arm bands!


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

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

Blackwell Mill Cycle Hire Monsal Trail is open for business

  Blackwell Mill Cycle Hire is looking forward to seeing you and getting you on ya bike !!    

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

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

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

  If you run a business, did you know you can now bring furloughed employees back to work part-time as part of the Government’s flexible furlough scheme. More information on the support available during the #coronavirus outbreak can be found here:

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

Opening businesses safely This Saturday more businesses across England will safely reopen. To help these spaces stay safe, all venues will now be asking you to share your name and phone number. This will allow us to notify you if a local outbreak occurs. More info ⬇️ Gepostet von Department of Health and Social Care…

Buxton Festival Diary of Online Events 2020

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

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

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

This week’s Street Food Menu from Lonestar

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

Exotic Bird lands in Buxton

The bird has been spotted in Spring Gardens and keen ornithologists at Buxton Festival Fringe need your help! Can you write to Floella? Floella is in Spring Gardens but is a bit lonely and would love to hear from children of all ages!

Morrisons have a new look Café

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

Support Live Music

Buxton Working Men’s Club are supporting this campaign: A campaign has been launched today asking for more support and guidance for live entertainment venues, musicians, singers and entertainers across the country… Our own Roving Recorder Roger has made it even easier for us all to support the campaign and our favorite artists with oodles…

Cloth Face Masks £1 each

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

Potters is open again

Potters of Buxton opening hours: 10.00 – 1630

Help for Dairy Farmers

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

Cut your water bill

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

Help Your Local Hospital

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

Don’t Forget To Wash Your Hands!

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

Capturing COVID Cases in Buxton

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

Buxton Festival Fringe Opening day

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

Buxton Festival Fringe Goes Live!

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

Superheroes in the Pavilion Gardens!

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

Buxton’s Super Saturday!

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

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

Wednesday 1st to Sunday 19th July 2020 The biggest open-access Fringe between Brighton and Edinburgh, Buxton Fringe hosts some 600 events with music, theatre, comedy, spoken word, dance, film, children’s events, street theatre, visual arts and more. Twitter: @buxtonfringe Find out more here:

A message about the scheduled opening of Fairfield Club

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

Ex-hire bikes for sale!

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

Buxton Snake Famous!

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

Citizens Advice-Line Opening Times

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

Stars Cafe Reopens Saturday

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

Yoga Classes pick up

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

Duke of York Re-Opening News

King Head Re-Opening News

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

Smoking and COVID-19

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

Helen Atkin Riding for Disabled Reopening Soon

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

Dave’s Happy Hen Eggs

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

Help Voices From the Peak collect Local History Stories

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

Is the Coronavirus Crisis a Chance to Reset the World?

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

Welcome back NEW “The Hydro”

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

Tradesmens Deliveries To Continue after Opening!

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

Local Trusted Businesses Service

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

Stay Safe with the Minions

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

When it is raining, always look for the rainbow 🙂

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

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

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

Live Streaming Now…

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

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


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

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

Message from Stewart Medical Practice

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

Buxton Crescent Heritage Trust is feeling very excited!

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

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

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

Buxton Welldressing Windows

One of the Wellsdressing windows looking amazing! 😍 Have you one in your window?  We’d love to see it!  🤩Buxton  Add your welldressing window to  

Face Covering Exemption Cards

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

GlastHomeBury Weekend has Begun!

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

Wanted : School Governors

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


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

New Government Advice from 4th July 2020

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

Guide Dogs and Social Distancing

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

Connex Pen Pals

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

Bounce Back Buxton!

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

Dementia Friends Information Session – 26th June 2 pm

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

Buxton Street By Street Fundraiser

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

Changes to Guidance for Vulnerable People

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

Beat The Heat!

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

Chris Hill Community Sports – Now recruiting Lionesses!

Bright Opportunities is back!

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

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

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

What Next for Buxton Street by Street?

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

New Fabrics for your Face Mask

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

Accidental Yogi Update

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

Update on Wells-Windows

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

Alcohol and COVID-19

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

Keep Up to Date on the Fringe Latest

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

Pubs in the New Normal ;o)

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

Guidance for Shielding Changing Soon

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

Buxton Market Back Bigger and Better Each Week

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

PT Corner Breakfast Club

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

Community Response Unit Update

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

Longendale Nursery Gardeners Delights

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

10 days to Fringe 2020

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

Derbyshire Adult Education – find a course near you!

Summer Solstice live from Stonehenge – Live now!

Buxton Fringe- A Poetry Master Class

The World Health Organisation explain the signs of stress

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

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

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

Face masks – contact us if you need one!

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

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

Join in the National Choir with No Name!

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

Buxton Market- finest produce on your doorstep!

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

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

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


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

Buxton Street-by-Street’s Latest Success!

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

World Health Organisation Advice Video re Wearing of Masks

COVID-19 explainer on masks: who should wear them, when and how      

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

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

FREE Online Adult Education Courses

Looking to pick up a new skill or hobby? Derbyshire County Council Adult Education courses are moving online this summer in response to the coronavirus crisis. All courses are free and there’s sure to be something for everyone. Find out more:  

Get Ready to Yoga!

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

What’s Your Budget Looking Like?

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

Swim England Guidance Released

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

SK22 Scam Alert from Safer Neighborhood Team

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

Phone in the Fringe!

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

Help Businesses You Love Come out of Crisis

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

Live Streaming Later

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

Breastfeeding Network Event

Contact details are here on the network Facebook page.

Father’s Day offer at Stars Cafe

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

Supermarkets recalling Primula Cheese at risk from dangerous bacteria

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

CHCS FC Lions Return to Training!

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

Accidental Yogis!

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

Ashley’s Window Cleaning Services

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

Morrisons and Food Banks

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

Share your views with Buxton Team Parish

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

Will Buxton Iron Man & Buxton Belle beat the Broadwalk?

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

Trent PTS – Looking After Your Mental Wellbeing

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

Stars Fathers Day Platter

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

Accidental Yogi Scavenger Hunt this Weekend

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

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

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

Buxton Market- New stalls added!

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

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

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

Stars Cafe Buxton- Taking orders for Sunday Roasts!

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

DCC provide treat bags for our amazing carers!

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

PPE and scrubs are GO!

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

FREE Website Design for Sole Traders and Small Businesses!

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

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

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

Support High Peak’s Local Businesses

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

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

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


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


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

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

  This year Cupcake Day is whenever you want it to be. So dust off your baking bowls, whip out your whisks and raise some dough to help people affected by dementia. For more information see

Buxton Flowerpot Trail – 2020

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

BBC Bitesize help with home schooling

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

Snake Update

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

Clap for Carers Week

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

15 June – Virtual Coffee Morning

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

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

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

Latest Council business re-opening information

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

Vision Buxton share latest local business and attraction updates

There are new updates on our Business & Groups information page including the latest government guidance. Public toilets and St Anne’s Well are to reopen and cafes and shops are starting to reopen (with measures in place) #supportlocal Anything to add? Please get in touch. #Buxton #BuxtonBusiness #BuxtonCommunity #HighPeak #BuxtonLockdown #BuxtonCOVID19 #coronavirusuk #covid19uk

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

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

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

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

The Best of Buxton spotted by the Safer Neighbourhood Team!

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

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

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

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

Wondering what all this Zooming about is about!? Here’s an introduction from the Global Free Learning Community ( to help you get Zooming off to your next Quiz Night or Party

Glastonbury comes to you!

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

Carers Week – because carers matter, every week.

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

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

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

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

Register and find out more here: (and go to the ‘fund raise’ tab)

Who Dun It? – Find Out on Thursday!

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

Take the Knee Tomorrow

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

Something for Everyone on the Market Today

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

Help Save Chester Zoo

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

Update from Charlotte’s Chocolates and Cafe

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

New Menu from Lonestar

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

Getting the Decor Ready in the Cavendish

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

Free Socialisation Workbook from the Puppy Nanny

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

On the Market Today

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

Peak Ascent Cycles – Business Update

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

Year Round Love from Lia and Co.

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

See How Serpentine Community Garden does Lockdown

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

Morrisons Doorstep Deliveries

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

BobaJob Quotes Required Please…

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

Making Masks

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

Test and Trace Full Fact Scam Advice

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

Thank You Neighbours!

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

WHO – Fabric Mask Advice

Get full advice on Fabric Face Masks from the WHO here

Cat & Fiddle Announce New Opening Times

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

From 0 to 750 – Must be a Dervish About!

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

Happy Volunteers Week BSbS

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

Zink Project Wins Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

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

Blythe House Volunteers are Awesome!

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

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

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

Buxton Market Braves the Weather!

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

Stars Weekend Menu…

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

PPE Advice and Supply for Care and Key Workers

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

Jason Manford’s Games Night – Live Tonight

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

Don’t Forget your Virtual Quiz Night!

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

Easter Take Two!

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

5 Days of Volunteers Week Thanks

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

Day 4 of Thanks from Connex

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

Pie Society Deliver Delicious Dinners

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

Belle & the Buxton Super Heroes Fly In

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

Stars Do Brunch

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

Ashleys Pure Clean

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

Homemade Brookies and Cookies

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

The Clap Continues!

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

CHCS Trespass Dance – Live

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

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

Find out what services your School Nurse and Health Visitng team offer and how to contact them along with up-to-date information on COVID-19 at: and         Derbyshire Community Health Services provide a wide range of services to our community.  Go to their website for full details for information specific to…

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

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

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

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

Food parcels delivered to local School!

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

Home From Hospital Derbyshire – celebrated by CONNEX Community Support

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

Chris Hill Community Sports Football Club – Players wanted!

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

TOP UP GRANT FUND APPLICATIONS OPEN Last month the Government announced a discretionary fund for local councils, designed to help businesses that fall between the cracks of other support schemes. High Peak Borough Council have now launched the scheme, businesses can apply here: Criteria are set out here: If you are a business…

Healthwatch Derbyshire – up-to-date advice on shielding

‘Shielding’ is the word used to describe how to protect those at highest risk of severe illness if they catch coronavirus. To help you with the latest government advice about shielding and your access to the outdoors please see Healthwatch Englands article which contains the link to the detailed government guidance: Healthwatch Derbyshire is…

Find out how you are Feeling today!

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

Chakra Lounge Opens This Week!

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

BBQ Free Peak District

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

Latest FA Guidance for Grassroots Football

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

Stay Cool in the Warm Weather

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

Super Snakes Slither across the High Peak

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