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2017

Cllr Haken launches electrical recycling scheme

Recycling rates on the up in High Peak

Residents in the High Peak are bucking national trends when it comes to recycling their household waste.

Have your say

Give us your feedback on our four-year financial plan

The Council will be setting its budget for 2017/18 in February. Part of this process involves updating the Medium Term Financial Plan for the next four years and we want to hear your views on our proposals.

Chapel after photo

Heritage grants help businesses go back to the future

Some of the country's loveliest heritage buildings are to be found in the High Peak but keeping them looking that way can be a costly business.

Octagon and Band Stand at PG

Pavilion Gardens opens again after winter break

Buxton's historic Pavilion Gardens will open again from Wednesday 1 February as planned, the Borough Council has announced.

Councillor Emily Thrane - Temple

Council sets budget for coming year

High Peak Borough Council has agreed a budget for 2017/18 which is aimed at protecting frontline services for residents.

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New waste company won't affect services say Council

New arrangements for waste collections will not affect the level of service residents receive.

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Improving access to Council services

Residents and businesses across High Peak can now access a wider range of Council services online thanks to the introduction of a new website.

Cllr Ashton and Mike Bull inside Victoria Hall

Council gives £10k to look at future uses for Victoria Hall

Potential new uses for Glossop's Victoria Hall as a performance and arts venue are being investigated as plans to secure the future of the building when the library leaves next year move forward.

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High Peak results for the Derbyshire County Council election

View more information including the results for the High Peak divisions from the election which took place on 4th May

Compost bins

Home composting - have you bin there yet?

We all know that recycling is good for our environment and home composting is just one of the ways we can all reduce the amount of household waste sent to landfill.

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General election information and results

Find information on candidates and the results as they are declared

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Flying the flag for our Armed Forces

High Peak Mayor, Councillor Matthew Stone, is inviting people to join him at this year's 'Fly a Flag for our Armed Forces' events taking place in Buxton and Glossop on Monday 19 June.

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Grenfell Tower statement

High Peak Borough Council would like to express our sympathies to all those affected by the fire at the Grenfell Tower in London.

Conduit Street play area

Play improvements conduit to fun times!

A Tintwistle play area has re-opened following a £60,000 refurbishment project.

Glass and carton recycling

Recycling set to get easier for High Peak residents

Recycling everyday household waste is set to get even easier for High Peak residents from next month.

Memorial Park Green Flag 2017

Flying the flag for excellence at Memorial Park

Whaley Bridge's Memorial Park has been named amongst the best in the world for the third successive year.

Cote Heath bench

Turning bottles into benches in Cote Heath

Recyclers certainly weren't sitting down on the job when it came to finding a new use for empty Buxton® natural mineral water bottles.

Glossop Town Hall

Lottery funding bid for Glossop Halls now in

Ambitious plans to regenerate Glossop and maximise the town's potential to be a hub for creative industries and the arts have moved a step closer following the submission of a bid for Lottery funding.

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St Ann's Well update - Saturday 19 August

The water supply to the lion's mouth has been turned on again today (Saturday 19 August).

Councillor Tony Ashton

River works on course in Buxton and Chapel

Work to repair river banks in Buxton and Chapel and restore them to their original condition is on course following the appointment of contractors to carry out the schemes.

Artists impression Glossop market hall

Glossop Halls plans revealed

Initial plans showing ambitious proposals for revitalising Glossop's heritage halls have been revealed to the public following the submission of a £4.8m lottery funding bid.

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Trialling food recycling in Glossopdale

Here in the UK we throw away enough food every year to fill Wembley Stadium to the brim seven times.

Pennine Aggregates

Pennine Aggregates Ltd - Buxton company builds strong foundations for future

When a family company based in High Peak for over 20 years needed new premises for its expanding business and to create new local jobs, it looked no further than the local council.

NHS Tameside and Glossop

Intermediate Care provision in Tameside and Glossop - Consultation

Make sure you have your say on the Intermediate Care provision in Tameside and Glossop Consultation by 15th November 2017

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Pavilion Gardens restoration scheme goes full circle

A restoration scheme at the Spiral Mound in Buxton's Pavilion Gardens has seen a sundial returned to the site for the first time since the 1960s.

Bathroom recycling

Look and feel good - recycle your bathroom items!

If everyone in the High Peak recycled just one more deodorant spray we'd save enough energy to power a typical primary school for 37 days.

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Plan the future of your family business at free workshop

Whether you're keeping it in the family or selling to new owners handing on a family business can be a very stressful time - but if that time has come then a free event this month will help you through the process.

Glossop halls

Development plan to address HLF feedback on Glossop Halls

The initial bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund to rejuvenate Glossop's heritage halls has not been successful - but the partnership behind the plans say this is far from the end of the project and talks are planned with the HLF.

Serpentine weir

Serpentine works get river back on course

Work to repair the weir at Buxton's Serpentine Park is now complete thanks to an £85,000 restoration project led by High Peak Borough Council.

Food recycling

Gamesley and Dinting leading the way in food recycling trial

The amount of waste food being recycled in Glossopdale has doubled since a trial began last month - with residents in Gamesley and Dinting leading by example.

Recycle Man

Test your recycling knowledge with our quick quiz!

Find out how much you know about recycling in High Peak by taking our quiz.

Cllr Ashton and Mike Bull at Victoria Hall

Glossop's Victoria Arts Centre plan in the spotlight

Plans to create a centre for artistic excellence in Glossop's Victoria Hall are to be put to the test by consultants who will be carrying out a feasibility study into the ambitious proposals.

NHS Tameside and Glossop

Urgent Care Consultation - NHS Tameside and Glossop

Make sure you have your say on the NHS Urgent Care Consultation for Tameside and Glossop by 26th January 2018

Councillor Tony Ashton

Council committed to securing best outcome for Shire Hill

Councillors have pledged to secure the best possible outcome for Glossop residents ahead of the decision about the future of Shire Hill Hospital.

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Give us your feedback on our four-year financial plan

Give us your feedback on our four-year financial plan - get involved and send us your feedback!

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Christmas recycling all wrapped up!

We use almost 300,000 tonnes of card packaging in the UK at Christmas - enough to wrap the London Eye almost 50,000 times!