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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.

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St Anne's Well update - Friday 18 August

The water supply to the lion's mouth has been turned off today (Friday 18 August) whilst work to improve the system and reliability is carried out.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Conduit Street play area

Play improvements conduit to fun times!

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

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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.

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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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General election information and results

Find information on candidates and the results as they are declared

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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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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

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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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.

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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.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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Safety first at Harpur play area

Work to improve the safety of a popular children's play area in Harpur Hill is now complete.

Gamesley golden ticket winners

Gamesley's golden girls recognised for recycling right

Willy Wonka isn't the only one handing out golden tickets this Christmas - as three lucky recipients from Gamesley can testify.

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Dreaming of a green Christmas in High Peak

Christmas is always a busy time in the High Peak and the shopping, decorating our homes and seasonal socialising can mean that recycling or reusing waste slips down our list of priorities.


Cracking down on enviro-crimes

Littering and dog fouling can blight neighbourhoods but keeping communities clean and tidy is something we can all achieve with just a little thought.

Christmas Opening

Christmas opening times

Find out when our offices and contact centre will be open over the festive period. Don't forget that you can pay bills, report problems to us, apply for services, and find information using our website!

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Belvedere Terrace prepares to welcome first residents

Christmas in a new home is set to be more than just a dream for the new residents of Belvedere Terrace in Buxton now that work to convert the building into eleven flats is complete.

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Hello and welcome to our new and improved website

We've been working hard to make sure our site meets the needs of our residents, businesses and customers and we hope you'll agree that it's now much easier to carry out business with us and to find the information you're looking for

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Changes ahead as Pavilion Gardens looks to the future

High Peak Borough Council has announced some changes to the facilities at Buxton's Pavilion Gardens this winter as part of a wider project to look at new and innovative ways of delivering services at the historic complex alongside the town's other significant heritage features, such as the Crescent.

Councillor Tony Ashton

Council talking to traders about Glossop Halls plans

Glossop market arcade shop tenants, indoor and outdoor market traders are being invited to meet the Council to discuss plans for renovating the town's heritage halls.


Grow-ahead for Glossop allotmenteers at new sites

Keen allotmenteers in Glossop have been given the green light to get growing as two new sites open their gates to residents who have been patiently waiting to get their hands dirty.

Have your say

Feedback sought on Buxton's annual fun fair

Buxton's fun fair has been an integral part of the town's summer carnival for over thirty years now and the Council wants to hear what local people think of this colourful annual spectacle.

Plans for Glossop's heritage buildings

Plans to create a thriving arts scene in Glossop and return the town's historic heritage buildings to public use are moving forward with the borough's leading councillors due to discuss proposals this week.


Honorary Borough Freeman award for Simmondley man

A life-long commitment to public service has led to a Simmondley man becoming an Honorary Freeman of the Borough.

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Full STEAM ahead for tourism in High Peak

Tourism contributed almost £235 million to the High Peak's economy and supported almost 3,400 jobs in 2015 according to the latest figures.

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Council concerned for carers if health changes go ahead

On-going support for the families and carers of older people and dementia patients should be at the heart of proposed changes aimed at providing joined-up healthcare closer to people's homes in North Derbyshire.


Golden start for Gamesley recycling scheme

Gamesley's first golden ticket winners are celebrating after winning £50 for being champion recyclers.


Tourism expert to head Crescent Trust

VisitEngland's former Chief Executive James Berresford has been appointed Chair of the Buxton Crescent and Thermal Spa Heritage Trust.