Choose coffee!

From Dubbin Good Food:

Christmas at Chatsworth House – delayed opening

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

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

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

Update from Buxton Swimming and Fitness Centre

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

Explore Buxton Black Friday Deal

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

What is Tier 3

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

Introducing Fiveways Roast Dinners!

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

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

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

Derbyshire Carers Association invite you to a virtual coffee morning!

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

Dispose of your mask safely!

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

Full Fact on COVID-19 death figures

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

Be safe this Christmas with Derbyshire Fire and Rescue

High Peak Toy Bank appeal extended!

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

A Helping Hand this Christmas

Hathersage Swimming Pool post-lockdown opening hours

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

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

Take a look at the CVS News!

Citizens Advice Bureau is here for you!

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

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

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

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

Morrisons Pick up Packs – for as little as £1

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

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

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

Morrisons food bank packs

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

Morrisons #TeacherDiscount

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


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

Christmas giveaway from Tic-Tak Taxis!

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

Derbyshire primary school applications – deadline 15th January, 2021

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

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

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

Morrisons supports Crossroads support for the victims of domestic abuse!

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

Morrisons doorstep deliveries!

Pure Peak bring sparkles to Buxton this festive season!

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

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

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

Potters of Buxton gets into the Christmas spirit!

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

Flu jabs for the 50-60 year-olds

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

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

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

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


Have you Got it Covered?

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

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

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

Next Buxton Field Club Zoom event

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

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

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

Support for elderly people with technology from Age UK

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

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

MENTELL – Safe and secure support for men every Monday evening

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

Debunking COVID conspiracy theories…

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

Digitalisation grants for Derbyshire tourist economy

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

Be Internet-Safe with the Legends Family Adventure

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

Debunking Vaccine Misinformation

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

The Hydro – Temporarily Closed

From The Hydro Unfortunately The Hydro is closed from today onwards. We will confirm the reopening date in another post. Thank you for the support in these hard times. Stay safe and well. Wishing you all good health. Should you need Kids Meals Boxes please get in touch and we will arrange them for you.…

Service Dogs in an Emergency

If a service dog without a person approached you, it means the person is down and in need of help.

Hands, Face, Space – Reminder from HPBC

From High Peak Borough Council With the country now in lockdown 2.0 and cases of Covid-19 rising rapidly it’s more important than ever to make sure you follow the guidance in place – you may not think it will affect you but it WILL affect someone in your community. Remember Hands, Face, Space and only…

The Sunflower lanyard hidden disability scheme

Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Lanyard Scheme llt11ihS cNeovtpegomndcbfeherfd gugaltm s1ore4:S2d8  ·  The Sunflower Shopping experience Now that visits to the shops are limited and shopping for essentials takes on greater importance during the lockdown, we want to hear from people with a hidden disability about their shopping experiences. People with hidden disabilities may struggle to do things that other people…

Use the APPYSHOP app to but locally! Join the revolution in your own high street and help save businesses

Calling Derbyshire retailers – there’s a new way of reaching customers launching in your town. Sign up for your free 12 month subscription to courtesy of councils in Derbyshire and take your business online. Find out more

Hathersage open-air swimming pool opening times

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

Taylor Made for caring – Susan Taylor donates masks she has made to local Secondary Schools

We’d just like to say a big shout out of thanks to Taylor Made in Chapel who have donated face masks to Buxton Community and Thomas Moore’s Schools this week to help the students carry on schooling safely. Thanks Suzy, you’re a star! xx You can visit her site and order beautiful masks of every…

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

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

If you go up to Corbar Woods… there may be a Christmas surprise!

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

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

Let the windows in Harpur Hill light up for an advent calendar magical mystery trail!

What is a vaccine? Let the World Health Organisation explain!

How do vaccines work? Vaccines contain weakened non-dangerous parts of an antigen It’s enough that our body can learn to build the specific antibody This will prompt our immune system to respond & defeat the real antigen in the future More info

Virtual open day at Macclesfield College

Sign up to attend here:  

The UK Government is not to make COVID-19 vaccine mandatory

The government is not proposing to make a Covid-19 vaccine mandatory 11 NOVEMBER 2020 WHAT WAS CLAIMED A UK government document is circulating promoting mandatory Covid-19 vaccination. OUR VERDICT Evidence submitted to a parliamentary committee by four academics argues that the government may want to consider making a Covid-19 vaccine mandatory. This is not being…

Latest shop and service information during uncertain opening times…

Explore Buxton have put together a useful one-stop shop of information on shop and services opening times here:

Lone Star opening hours

Dear loyal customers We are delighted to announce we are resuming our takeaway service next Thursday! We are looking forward to hearing from you all and serving you lots of tasty lockdown meals . We will be taking bookings on our phonelines from Wednesday and look forward to hearing from our customers old and new.…

Chesterfield Shop Mobility opening times

Chesterfield and district Shopmobility We are open for daily, weekly and long term hire Servicing and repairs Monday – 10am – 3pm Tuesday – 10am – 3pm Wednesday Closed Thursday 10am – 3pm Friday 10am – 3pm Saturday 10am – 3pm For further details please call 01246 559331

Emotional wellbeing support

We know that this may be a difficult time for you and your family. If you’re concerned about a child or young person’s #mentalhealth, you can get free, confidential advice via phone, email or webchat from the Young Minds Parents Helpline:

MENTELL- 7 Principles

Studies show that winter weather has a negative effect on mental health.⁠ Our 7 key principles are: ⁠ Safety⁠ Confidentiality ⁠ Respect⁠ Free of Judgement ⁠ Free of Commitment ⁠ Free of Advice⁠ Free to Share or Listen⁠ ⁠ During this time people stay inside more and unconsciously detach from normal activities. This form of…

Find you family’s military past free this week!

All Findmypast military records are free this week This Remembrance Day, honour family heroes and discover their remarkable stories. Access Findmypast military records FREE from 5-12 November. Search free military records

High Peak Foodbank ask for your views to help shape their future support

Were you or your family affected by school holiday hunger over half term? High Peak Foodbank, supported by the University of Sheffield and Derbyshire County Council is looking at how to solve this in our area. If you struggled to feed your children over the last or any other school holiday, please get in touch…

Buxton Market- come and see what fantastic fayre is available on your doorstep in a COVID safe place!


Competition Time at The Corner Cupboard

From The Corner Cupboard: *** COMPETITION TIME *** With everything being so glum at this current time and everything being cancelled we’ve decided to do something for the children! We’ve teamed up with Chocolate Posies who have made us some fabulous chocolate posies as prizes! So here’s what you’ve got to do – Draw any…

Lockdown – Council Affected Services

From Derbsyshire County Council: The new national lockdown means there will be changes to some of our services. We’re still working to deliver essential services for our residents but we’ve temporarily closed some services for the safety of residents and staff. You can find all the latest information here

Blythe House Hospice care – there for you.

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

Furlough extended until March

Rishi Sunak extends Covid job furlough scheme until March 2021 Latest U-turn follows growing pressure for more support to protect jobs and the economy as second wave hits Play Video 1:53  Rishi Sunak announces extension of UK’s coronavirus furlough scheme – video Rishi Sunak has been forced into a U-turn over the government’s flagship job support…

Harpur Hill Living Advent Calendar event

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

Derbyshire Law Centre

At home shouldn’t mean at risk

With a new set of national restrictions coming into effect yesterday we are keen to remind victims of domestic abuse that they do not need to stay home if it is not safe. Government regulations have been brought in from Thursday 5 November until Wednesday 2 December and people must stay home, except for specific…

Be a Secret Santa!

SHORT AND SWEET. kids are going with out food and with Christmas round the corner possibly no presents due to Covid times. Please help me to raise funds to put the magic back into a childs life. Let fight the fight with the Grinch and save Christmas. GOAL…. I WILL DO 50,000 (( THATS RIGHT))…

Message from Derbyshire’s Director of Public Health- Dean Wallace

MESSAGE TO DERBYSHIRE RESIDENTS FROM DERBYSHIRE’S PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR Hello, I’m Dean Wallace and as Derbyshire’s Director of Public Health it’s my job to protect the health and well-being of everyone in the county. For the past few months, a huge part of mine, and my team’s work, has been to help prevent the spread…

12 days of Christmas event

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

Working together to feed Buxton families

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

Local business updates:

  Charlotte’s Chocolates: So, folks, we’re heading back into lockdown, so here’s our cunning plan: This week, it’s very much business as usual Monday-Wednesday. We’ll be open 10am-5pm (last orders 4.30pm). Then, from Thursday through to Sunday, we’ll be resurrecting our Lockdown Takeaway Service, where you will be able to buy drinks & snacks and…

Visit Buxton Market for your fresh provisions and much, much more!

Under the new Lockdown2 rules, we are allowed to stay open for ‘essential goods’. Best available advice is that this includes Food & Drink (including hot food to take away), household goods (ie cleaning and washing products), pet supplies, flowers and plants, off-sales and a few others. So while we will have to cancel this…

Take Care of your Winter Wellbeing

Gritting Tonight

Brrr, going to be a cold night tonight, so for the first time this winter our ace drivers will be gritting all secondary routes from 1pm this afternoon, and then all primary routes at 9pm. Wrap up warm folks.

Get It While It’s Hot!

Cafe on the Peak has a hot cooked meal available for collection tomorrow.

Isla Fine Art – Get Christmas Done Early

From Isla Fine Art:

Stars Café – Takeaway and Delivery

From Stars Café: Normal service until Wednesday. Then from Thursday, we are offering our takeaway collection and limited delivery service. See our winter warmers specials too.  

Tradesmans Entrance – Resuming Deliveries

From The Tradesmans Entrance Café: We have been asked during the next lockdown to do our beautiful Roast deliveries again… So as of next weekend, we will be open Friday, Saturday and Sunday for takeaways on our normal breakfast menu and Sunday Roasts collection or delivery.. Happy lockdown folks, we are here to support each…

Lone Star Restaurant – Competition

From Lone Star: COMPETITION TIME! We will be resuming our takeaway/delivery service on Thursday the 5th of November! Keep and eye out for the release of our amazing takeaway menu soon! But for now here is a sneak peek, our “WinterSurvival Box” available from Thursday the 5th of November! 1x Red Rooster Burger 1x Bacon…

Mortgage Holiday Extended For Up To Six Months

From the BBC.    

Serpentine Community Garden Closure

From Serpentine Community Garden: We’ll keep working to keep growing. For now, and for everyone’s health and safety, we’ll do it behind a closed Garden gate. We look forward to opening again in brighter times. Best wishes.

New National Restrictions Across England From 5th November

For information about the new national restrictions which come into force across England next Thursday, check the government’s website.


New National Restrictions from 5 November Information on the new national restrictions, including what they mean for working from home and business closures, why they are being introduced and the financial support available. Published 31 October 2020 Contents 1. Stay at home 2. Staying safe outside the home (Social Distancing) 3. Meeting with family and…

Re-homing commercial hens since 2009

Which? reviews face masks

See their review here:

10 % discount at Morrisons for teachers until after Christmas and same NHS discount continues!

“All of us at Morrisons would like to say thank you to the nation’s school teachers. We’re offering a 10% discount on your shopping in store, from this Monday until after Christmas.           And we’re continuing to offer our very hard working NHS workers a 10% discount. Thank you.    …

Buxton Saccro Lounge offer support to those most in need

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

Stepping Hill Hospital has to cancel operations due to beds pressure

Greater Manchester hospitals start cancelling operations as patient numbers near April peak Exclusive: As pressure grows, Wigan’s NHS trust has suspended non-emergency operations, while Stockport has also cancelled some procedures until the weekend. Jen Williams reports. A paramedic steps from an ambulance after delivering a patient with Coronavirus to the Nightingale Hospital in April (Image: Joel…

Buxton Medical Centre offers flu vaccines to over 65s

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

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

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

Lest We Forget with Buxton Team Parish

Lone Star bring bags of food for children in need this half-term

Lonestar’s young guns creating a culture of youth community engagement helping those most in need and increasing awareness of needs within our community. Proud to give something back! Over 200 packed lunches

Fangtastic Halloween activities for children and families!

Vandals cause damage to an already struggling Buxton top tourist attraction.

As a charity we have tried this year, we really have…. The closure of Pooles Cavern earlier this year left us with no income other than a small amount of membership fees. We’ve fundraised and begged and borrowed to keep us going, to keep our staff employed and to continue to look after all our…

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


Mentell- find a circle near you!

Find out more about mental health support for men here:  

Full list of Buxton heroes helping to feed our children over half-term

LOCAL INFO HERE re half-term meals for children where families are struggling. Tradesman’s Cafe / Chakra Lounge/ Hydro / Harpur’s Plaice chippy/ High Peak Bookstore (Brierlow), Chippy’s Plaice, and Green Pavillion are all offering to feed children hot or cold lunches this week. Red Willow are doing breakfast for children 8-10.30. Dub Grub (Dubbin Good…

Cafe at the Green Pavilion join the army of incredible local businesses offering to feed our children 01298 77480 Opening times: Monday: 09:00 – 16:00 Tuesday: 09:00 – 16:00 Wednesday: 09:00 – 16:00 Thursday: 09:00 – 16:00 Friday: 09:00 – 16:00 Saturday: 09:00 – 16:00 Sunday: 09:00 – 15:00

Free School Meals finder

Find a local cafe or restaurant providing free meals to school children this half-term and beyond and sign the End Child Food Poverty petition inspired by Marcus Rashford here: No child deserves to be hungry, no child should be without food. Inspired by Marcus Rashford’s efforts to get school meals extended through the holidays…

Add an extra item in your basket for High Peak Food Bank when shopping at Morrisons

Keep a look out in your local store and please donate where you can. Our colleagues are making up food bank donation packs, easy to pick up whilst doing your shopping and donate on your way out. We distribute these to help those most in need in our communities. #donate #foodbanks #fooddonation

Where to turn to for support if you are struggling to feed yourself or your family

Buxton Street by Street are working with High Peak Foodbank, Connex Community Support, local schools and Lia Roos at RoFA- we are continuing to help get food to families in need. If your family is in need, it’s easy to get a referral to the Foodbank or you can contact them yourself on 07977 618232…

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

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

Visiting Buxton and the surrounding areas?

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

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

Self isolating? PLEASE follow these steps and protect us all!

Alan Thompson receives a visit from the Home From Hospital service he is raising funds to support! Yesterday I received a visit from the Home from Hospital service provided by Connex Community Support. So, here I am taking advantage of the service that is a feature of my fund-raising. I am delighted to report it works perfectly and if you listen to the video it appears that the most important thing…

Green Man Gallery bring you a Winter Emporium!

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

Buxton Tap House is open again

WE ARE OPEN AGAIN!!!! The team at the Tap House are excited to welcome everyone back for drinks this evening. We want to say a big thank you for all the kind messages of support we have received, during our short closure. We’re Back pulling the best beers in Buxton!! —————————————————————— Opening Times: Tues: 5pm…

Wash your hands this Halloween

Dementia Support

Healthwatch Derbyshire We know that this is a worrying time for people living with dementia, their families and carers. However, health and social care services remain open and it’s important that people access support and advice if they are worried about their memory or diagnosed dementia. Joined Up Care Derbyshire has produced a questions and…

Alan’s Challenge

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

CONNEX Community Support given a lifeline!

Connex Community Support Amazing news! We are delighted (and a little stunned!) to announce we have secured a grant of over £111,000 from The Julia and Hans Rausing Trust from their Charity Survival Fund. The Trust received a staggering 2,630 applications for a total grant pot of £18 million – the requests for support…

Morrisons doorstop delivery available for those in need

If you’re unable to get to the shops, elderly, vulnerable, isolating or shielding our Doorstep Delivery service is here for you. Give us a call on 0345 611 6111 and select option 5 to place your grocery order, and we’ll deliver it the very next day. You can find out more here:

Christmas delivered to those most in need

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

greater Manchester enters into Tier 3 COVID-19 restrictions from Friday

Greater Manchester will move to England’s highest tier of coronavirus restrictions from Friday at 00:01 BST, the prime minister has announced. Speaking at No 10, Boris Johnson said “not to act now” would put the lives of Manchester’s residents “at risk”. He said a “generous” offer of financial support had been made to the region…

Easter re-visited at the Kings head!

Plans for the Broadwalk snake

The council are planning to put the best of the rocks in a special cabinet to be placed somewhere in the Pavilion Gardens as a memorial to the special community effort during COVID 19.

Libraries news

Library users can now request books from branches across the county again. The request service was paused in March at the start of the pandemic. Extra safety measures are in place at all county libraries to ensure the safety of customers and staff

Apply for your child’s secondary school place

Is your child in Year 6? There are just two weeks left to apply for their secondary school place for September 2021. The deadline is midnight on Saturday 31 October. Find out more and apply here #beststartinlife  

Coronavirus updates provided by Derbyshire County Council

Calling all residents of Glossopdale, Erewash, Chesterfield & North East Derbyshire. For the latest news, guidance and support following the Government’s new coronavirus high alert level restrictions for your area, sign-up to receive our coronavirus update for your community via email . For more info:

Care Home Friends and Neighbours inter-generational integration project

Primary Menu HOME ABOUT US THE STEPS RESOURCES WHAT’S GOING ON? INTERGENERATIONAL LINKING PROJECT REMOTE INTERGENERATIONAL LINKING CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) CONTACT US Care Home Friends and Neighbours: Intergenerational Linking Project Care Home Friends and Neighbours: Intergenerational Linking Project is an exciting national initiative from My Home Life England and The Linking Network . We’re promoting young people’s engagement with care homes,…

Derbyshire COVID-19 Postcode checker

If you live in Derbyshire you can use our postcode checker to find out your coronavirus alert level. Simply type in your postcode to find out whether medium or high restrictions apply in your area and what that means for you:

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

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

It’s a bumper Buxton Market today! Two more months until Christmas!


Coronavirus Support for Dementia Friends

How can I stop someone with dementia from leaving our house? Are people with dementia at higher risk of catching coronavirus? The person I care for is in denial about coronavirus. What can I do? Head over to Alzheimer’s Society’s support pages to get answers to some of these coronavirus & dementia FAQs:…/frequently-asked-questions

Christmas for the Community Update

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

Derbyshire County Council Support for Self Isolation

If you’re self-isolating we know it can leave you feeling anxious or lonely. You can find financial, emotional and practical support to help you through your period of isolation on our website:

Buxton Field Club Zoom in on Mushrooms

For all those who were planning to attend Buxton Field Club’s talk by Patrick Harding – bad news and good news!! Patrick has sadly had to cancel but we have secured the wonderful Neil Barden to talk instead – date and time moved to Sunday 25th October at 5.00pm – thus giving additional light to the start of our…

Alan’s Challenge Update – Halfway Up the Hills!

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

App Alert for Parents from Buxton Police

— Parents of the High Peak — Are you aware of which Apps your children are using on their devices/smartphones etc? We have had reports of children in a High Peak High School being added to a WhatsApp group called ‘YEET’ Please can all parents speak to their children to see if they are in…

High Peak residents can now apply for Self-Isolation Support Payments

A big ‘Thank You’ to Explore Buxton for the following guidance about Self-Isolation Support Payments…. Eligible individuals in the High Peak who are entitled to a Test and Trace support payment or discretionary support payment of £500 can now apply online. This is to support people on low incomes who are unable to work from home if they are to self isolate by…

WHO guidance – Wearing Face Masks Safely

How to wear a fabric mask safely during COVID-19: Don'ts How to wear a fabric mask safely during COVID-19: Don'ts Gepostet von World Health Organization (WHO) am Mittwoch, 23. September 2020

Street by Street Lottery Winners!

The Buxton Street by Street team have been promising exciting news for a while now, and here it is! Over the last few months we have been working with Connex Community Support to put in a bid to the Lottery for funding for a partnership to support what we have all been doing as neighbours…

Local Covid Alert Level Checker

Please remember there is no ‘Low’ area of transmission, Buxton is currently medium but SK17 alone in a post code check covers a large area, including areas which are in different alert levels. Please enter a full local postcode, and check the government post code checker to check our local alert level and restrictions.…

The Buxton Advertiser outlines restriction changes across the High Peak

Parts of High Peak placed into Government’s Tier 2 ‘high alert’ lockdown Parts of the High Peak have been placed into the ‘high alert’ level of the Government’s three tier coronavirus lockdown restrictions. By Darren Burke Tuesday, 13th October 2020, 10:16 am Due to a worrying spike in Covid cases, Glossopdale will be put under Tier…

Zoom for the visually impaired

Using Zoom virtual meetings if you are visually impaired Zoom is an app that allows people to have virtual meetings and stay connected, as long as they have access to an internet connection. With Zoom, you can hold conference calls for up to 100 people using both audio and video. Our Digital Enablement Officer, Richard,…

Beware Penalty Charge Notice scam

Buxton residents urged to adhere to safety measures as COVID-19 figures force local lockdowns

High Peak residents urged to heed extra restrictions


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

We’ve teamed up with Connex Buxton!

So, as you know we have been promising exciting news for a while now, and here it is! We’re a little bit nervous about it and hope you share in the excitement. Over the last few months we have been working with Connex Community Support to see if what support they could offer us –…

Buxton Team Parish – Phone-Up Church Service

From Buxton Team Parish Phone-Up Church Service …ten minute church service on the phone, free to most as local number, anytime, morning, noon or night Everyone in Buxton, Burbage, Harpur Hill or King Sterndale (or from anywhere!) can phone a local number to hear a service led by the Buxton Team Rector Liz England today…

Happening Tonight – Why I Believe Devotional

From Camille Ivie: Tonight at 6.30pm – Why I Believe Devotional. Every month this Facebook live event happens where people share their journey and experience finding spirituality. During these times I’ve needed peace and I found it here. I hope you get a chance to watch it!    

Peak District Artisans – online event

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

Buxton Market is open for business! (Don’t forget your umbrella today! 🙂

Mobile Testing Unit in Glossop

A mobile unit has been set up in Glossop to help local people to get a coronavirus test. Situated on Fauvel Road, it opened last Friday (2 October) and is scheduled to be in place until Friday 16 October. It is open for pre-booked appointments only, which need to be booked in advance through the…

New ‘Go Viral’ Game aims to Combat Online Misinformation

 Misinformation about COVID-19 is being shared far and wide  Play Go Viral! and learn how to spot the tactics used to spread misinformation. Based on the latest findings from Cambridge University, Go Viral! puts you in the shoes of a media manipulator so you uncover their tricks and build your resilience to misinformation in the…

Morrisons Extend Quiet Times

From this Sunday, 11th October, we’ll be having a Quieter Hour on Sunday mornings for the first hour of the store being open, as well as on Saturday mornings 9-10am. We will dim our lights, turn the music off and reduce our in store noises to promote a quieter and calmer environment for our customers…

COVID-19 and Young People

There is much speculation of how bad it is for young people and students if they catch Coronavirus with some reporting it’s like a very bad bout of flu and others sharing their much more serious battles with the virus   A Dublin teenager has told of his harrowing battle with Covid-19 and is urging young…

Help Get the Lights Switched On for Christmas

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

Accessing a supermarket priority slot for a non-shielded vulnerable person

If you are vulnerable because you are self-isolating either temporarily or long-term as a result of Covid 19, the Community Response Unit can help you get a supermarket priority slot at Tesco and Iceland supermarkets to access food and essential items if you meet certain criteria. This includes: vulnerable people who have no other support…

What Are The COVID Rules Where You Live?

Check this BBC page to check local and national restrictions in your area. All you need is your postcode.  


Please help Buxton Infant and Junior Schools PTA.

COVID19 and Grandparents

From the World Health Organisation: How can grandparents spend time with their grandchildren during COVID-19?

WHO Helping Grandparents enjoy their Grand children COVID safely

How can grandparents spend time with their grandchildren during COVID-19? How can grandparents spend time with their grandchildren during COVID-19? Gepostet von World Health Organization (WHO) am Donnerstag, 1. Oktober 2020

Our man with the bag: MENTELL

Mentell   Our man with the bag… represents everything that men carry around with them that in reality we dont see… AND for most of us… the idea of carrying a heavyweight around our shoulders all day, every day doesn’t sound too appealing. Yet most of us do it…in this modern world we rush around…

Apply for your child’s secondary school place before 31st October

Derbyshire County Council Don’t forget to apply for your child’s secondary school place. The deadline is Saturday 31 October 2020

Buxton Holiday Sports Camps

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

Discount on The Crescent bookings for Derbyshire residents!

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

Keep all of us safe! HANDS, FACE, SPACE!

NHS COVID-19 and NHS Test and Trace app- know the difference

The NHS App and the NHS COVID-19 App are two different apps – here is a quick guide on the difference between them both. For the NHS App visit: For the NHS-19 Covid app visit:

Buxton Market- Here to serve you the best in Buxton despite storm Alex!

Storm Alex is being kind to us so far. There are a few of our Craft, Quirky and Vintage stalls plus a new Coffee & Cake horse box, the Vegan Street Food with todays warming Cauliflower and Chive soup, a gorgeous selection of Cheeses, Mycock’s best fresh meat and pies, Shane’s plants and cut flowers,…

Useful advice on COVID-19 and self-employment / small limited companies

Coronavirus Self-Employed & Small Limited Company Help Your rights if you’re self employed, incl details of NEW support grants Amalia Illgner, Money Reporter & Writer and Kit Sproson, Money Writer | Edited by Johanna Noble, Associate Editor 29 September 2020 Facebook Twitter Print Mailme Last week the Government announced an extension to the Self-Employed Income Support Scheme,…

Connecting industry and businesses

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

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

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

Mobile libraries

Derbyshire County Council Our mobile libraries are back on the road, with new routes and an appointment system in place to keep everyone safe. Borrowers will need to book a slot by phone and will be able to pick up a maximum of 10 books. They will be asked what type of books they like…

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

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

Alan’s Challenge: More messages of support!

  Find out more about this amazing fundraiser in aid of our local town and donate whatever you can today!

Mental Health Support for men- Mentell Online Circles

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

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

Donations Please! Help Buxton Infant and Junior PTA

Sponsored Prayer Walk

From Buxton Team Parish: Sponsored Prayer Walk – 3rd October 2020. Rev Liz will be praying at all 6 of the Buxton Team Parish Churches as she travels from one church to the next. Would you like a prayer for you, or a family member, or friend? Or would you like the saying of the name…

Christmas For The Community

From Christmas For The Community: As many people may know, we run a Christmas meal on Christmas day for anyone who may not be able to afford Christmas or on their own. We get many people coming to this Christmas meal including families. This year it will be different with covid19 and more people in…

Government Guidance Coronavirus outbreak FAQs: what you can and can’t do Updated 22 September 2020

Search Coronavirus (COVID-19)Guidance and support Home Coronavirus (COVID-19) Health and wellbeing during coronavirus Coronavirus outbreak FAQs: what you can and can’t do Cabinet Office Guidance Coronavirus outbreak FAQs: what you can and can’t do Updated 22 September 2020 Contents 1.Changes from 22 September 2.Social contact 3.Visiting public places and taking part in activities 4.Clinically vulnerable…

Care Navigator opportunity with Blythe House Hospice

Could you help our patients and their families to understand the wide range of services available here at Blythe House, provide guidance and support, and ensure that their journey to better well-being is as easy as possible? If so, we might just have the role for you! We are on the lookout for two Care…

Advice for school children and parents about attending school and COVID

Closure advice: Monsal Trail

Temporary closure reminder… Two sections of the #MonsalTrail will be closed for conservation and maintenance work (weekdays only) for two weeks, from this Monday (28 September). Other parts of the trail will still be available for use. Full details

Healthwatch Derbyshire telephone support line

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

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

Buxton Team Parish ‘Mini Church’ Sessions

Complete this online form if you are interested or want to know more details…For you, whether you believe in God or not! We have started ‘Mini-Church’ this September and you can be part of this if you would like to meet new people, talk about God and share your own thoughts and ideas. All…

Morrisons Shop Safely Update

To ensure you can shop safely at Morrisons, we’ve introduced thousands more colleagues to help out: – Store entrance greeters – ensuring your store doesn’t become too busy and that social distancing guidelines are followed. – Checkout queue management – with clear signage for basket shops and trolley shops. – Face coverings – our colleagues…

DCC Social Gathering Information

Bag 2 School Request

Lots of you responded to the request of book donations to support Buxton Junior School PTFA and over the summer so many of you purchased a balloon for a virtual race. Your generosity and support is much appreciated. This time I’m asking for a bag of good quality items for re-use. Men’s, ladies, children’s clothing,…

Vacancy – Care Navigator (Blythe House)

Could you help our patients and their families to understand the wide range of services available here at Blythe House, provide guidance and support, and ensure that their journey to better well-being is as easy as possible? If so, we might just have the role for you! We are on the lookout for two Care…

Autism Support on Mask Wearing have released information on wearing face masks and autism, and a medical exemption card which you can find here –

Help Turn the Bar Blue!

Want to Turn You Bar Blue? Help Spread the Word… Mentell supplies Beer mats to bars & pubs to increase awareness… Mentell a place for men 18+ to talk &/or listen to either lighten their load or top their cup up. Next Beer Mat Changeover Date’s 5th -11th October… if you can HELP and would…

NHS COVID-19 App Now Available

The new #NHSCOVID19app, now available in England and Wales, is the fastest way of knowing when you’re at risk from coronavirus. Designated business and organisations are now legally required to log details of customers, visitors and staff for NHS Test and Trace and are required to display official NHS QR code posters for people to…

How to Home Work Healthily

Government guidance is to work from home if you can to reduce social mixing and slow the spread of #Coronavirus Healthwatch Derbyshire have put together some tips on how to look after yourself whilst working from home. Additional resources … Supporting your mental health while working from home via  Mental Health First Aid England 5…

The Science Un-Masked

With mask wearing increasing indoors this week one of our Street by Street Volunteers Kim has turned to reputable sources for more reassurance on mask around wearing masks.  Thanks Kim :o) Oxford University: “The evidence is clear that people should wear masks to reduce virus transmission and protect themselves, with most countries recommending the public…

Stay safe! Watch this short film showing you how!

Are you wearing your face covering properly? A face covering worn incorrectly doesn’t help reduce the spread of infection. Protect those around you and make sure you’ve #GotItCovered. Please be mindful of those who are exempt. Gepostet von Derbyshire County Council am Dienstag, 22. September 2020

Genuine Test and Trace processes- beware of scammers

High Peak sees Coronavirus spike

High Peak residents urged to stay alert following coronavirus spike Published: 21 September 2020“If you’ve got symptoms, act like you’ve got it and stay at home.” That’s the message from Derbyshire’s Director of Public Health for people in the High Peak following another sharp increase in coronavirus cases. The number of cases is rising throughout…

Riding Out of Lockdown

The wheely wonderful Alan Thompson is ‘Riding out of Lockdown’ in support of Buxton Street by Street and Connex Community Support. 🤩🚴🤩 We’re asking you all to share how you would ride out of lockdown too (keep it clean please! 🤣). Just film yourself and share your video link with us here or email it to…

Coronavirus NHS QR Codes

Create a Coronavirus NHS QR code for your venue at the government’s website here.  

Watercolour Workshop at the Green Man Gallery

From The Green Man Gallery ‘Some lovely results from ‘Getting Bold with Watercolours’ Workshop at The Green Man Gallery, Buxton yesterday. A second workshop is available on 26th September, 10 am to 1pm. To book contact me, Jenny McKenzie, on 07380 668745 #lovebuxton #supportlocalartists #getcreative #covidsafe #artworkshop Thank you for taking part. I really enjoyed the…

Haywill Animal Rescue and Therapy Centre- plea for volunteers

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

Toolkit for businesses on Test, Track and Trace

Do you run a business where you need to log customer details for NHS Test and Trace? You can access a toolkit with useful guidance and posters to help you communicate with your customers about new rules and measures. More info here:

Virtual fostering event

Find out more here:

Different symptoms of common illnesses- what’s the difference and is it coronavirus?

Read more here:

Hope Valley College – open evening goes online!

Donate plasma to help treat those with COVID-19- Here’s how….

If you’ve had #coronavirus, your blood plasma could be used to help save lives. Donation is safe and easy, and your body quickly replaces any donated plasma and antibodies. Sign up today:…/plasm…/who-can-donate-plasma/  

‘Rule of Six and how it will work for you….

These are all of the activities and groups exempt from the government’s ‘rule of six’ On Monday September 14, it became illegal to meet with more than six people who are not a part of your household in England. The rules were introduced after a resurgence in coronavirus cases, driven largely by younger populations. The…

Buxton Markets is in full swing!

High Peak Food bank are there too! Go and visit and help support this wonderful and incredibly valuable cause who are supporting so many people every day!

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…

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.

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…

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…

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…

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!

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…

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?…

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…

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

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.


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…

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…

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:

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  

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…

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…

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)…

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…

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…

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…

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

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


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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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

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…

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:

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…

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…


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…

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…

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

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,…

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…

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:

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.      

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…

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…

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.…

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…

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