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Councillor Tony Ashton

Council statement on proposed closure of M&S in Buxton

Council Leader Tony Ashton has said the Council is disappointed at the proposed closure of the Buxton M&S store but that steps are underway to respond to the announcement.

Pavilion gardens credit Derby Derbyshire Economic Partnership and Derbyshire County Council

Business opportunities at Buxton's Pavilion Gardens

Parkwood Leisure will take over operations at Buxton's Pavilion Gardens next month and are offering new business opportunities to local producers and manufacturers.

Christmas waste collections

Christmas bin collections information now online

With Christmas just around the corner having to remember any changes to bin collections over the festive season is the last thing on 'to-do' lists.

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Give us your feedback on our four-year financial plan

The Council will be setting its budget for 2019/20 in February this year. This involves updating the Medium Term Financial Plan (MTFP) for the next four years.

Crescent Topping out

Topping out ceremony marks major milestone for Crescent

Another major milestone in the redevelopment of Buxton's iconic Georgian Crescent has been marked with a topping out ceremony to lay the final roof slates

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High Peak economic growth out strips national average

5,000 more High Peak residents are in work now than three years ago and unemployment in the borough has fallen below national and regional levels

Councillor Tony Ashton

Help shape planning consultation in High Peak

Planning and development in the High Peak is a subject which generates much debate and the Borough Council wants to hear from local people about how they'd like to be involved in consultations.

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New Year sees start of exciting new era at Pavilion Gardens

Council chiefs have heralded an exciting new era for Buxton's Pavilion Gardens after formally announcing that Parkwood Leisure Ltd has been awarded the contract to operate events and services at the historic venue.

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New walls for Warm Brook get river back on course

Work to repair the Brook sides and improve the footpath at Warm Brook in Chapel-en-le-Frith has got the water back on course following an £80,000 restoration project funded by High Peak Borough Council.

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Work progressing well at Glossop Town Hall

The roof slates at Glossop Town Hall are set to be removed and cleaned and the asbestos cleared as the next phase of work at the historic building gets underway.

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Freedom of Borough honour for High Peak British Legion

As the nation prepares to mark the centenary of the end of the World War One, High Peak Borough Council has announced it is to grant the Freedom of the Borough to the six local British Legion branches.

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Woman fined after dog fouled on her street

A New Mills woman has been fined £220 after she failed to pick up after her dog which fouled on the street where she lives.

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Borough Council supports Arts Centre plan for Victoria Hall

High Peak Borough Council helped to fund a feasibility study by consultants to test the viability of proposals to convert Glossop's Victoria Hall into a Performance and Arts venue. The consultant's report backed the potential proposals and the Borough Council has committed to work with the Victoria Arts Centre (VAC) group on the project to find a suitable future use for this historic building following the County Council's decision to relocate the town's library.

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Successful food recycling scheme extended in High Peak

A successful food waste recycling scheme in the High Peak has been doubled in size by Derbyshire County Council in partnership with High Peak Borough Council

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Fines of £1,000 imposed for dropping cigarette ends

Court fines totalling over £1,000 have been handed out to six people who dropped cigarette ends on High Peak's

Councillor Kemp in the Octagon Hall

Back to the future as Octagon reopens

Buxton's Octagon Hall - one of the High Peak's most recognisable buildings - reopens its doors today (Friday 28 September) following a £3 million upgrade.

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Getting recycling right in High Peak

We're already great at recycling in High Peak - with 41,740 households regularly recycling their waste - and we're now calling on everyone to make sure they're recycling right.

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Court imposes fines for dog fouling and littering in High Peak

Three High Peak residents have been handed court fines for littering and another was penalised for a dog fouling offence.

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Contractors on site at Glossop Town Hall

Contractors will this week start to set up on site as they prepare to replace the roof and repair the clock at Glossop Town Hall.

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Two fined for dropping litter in Glossop

Two High Peak residents have been handed fines totaling £400 each after dropping litter in Glossop town centre.

Jack the quarryman

Sculpture celebrates centenary of quarrying

Locals and visitors to Buxton's Ashwood Park may have spotted a new face in recent weeks - and the project partners are proud to officially introduce Jack the Quarryman.