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Poppy appeal 2019

Council goes visible with poppy appeal support

This year's poppy appeal is going undercover - but here in the High Peak we're going very visible with our support for the annual campaign to raise funds for the Armed Forces past and present.

Vandalised benches at Manor Park

Vandalism only strengthens park partnerships

Work to repair four benches at Glossop's Manor Park is already underway after they were vandalised earlier this week.

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Council agrees long lease with Serpentine Community Farm

The future of the Serpentine Community Farm (SCF) in Buxton has been secured for at least a quarter of a century after the Borough Council agreed to grant a new lease.

Glossop Town Hall

Glossop Market Hall roof replacement given green light

Glossop Market Hall and Municipal Buildings roofs will be replaced next year after the Council gave the green light to proposals for further investment in the town's heritage buildings.

Cigarette litter

Dropped cigarette proves costly for Buxton man

A Harpur Hill man who dropped a cigarette butt in Peak Dale has been fined £450 after he failed to pay a fixed penalty charge issued at the time of the offence.

High Peak Climate Change

Climate change at heart of Council's plans for High Peak

Supporting local people by building more Council houses, increasing apprenticeships, creating thriving town centres and protecting the environment are at the heart of High Peak Borough Council's plans for the coming four years.

John Pritchard

Honorary Freeman of Borough award for former Mayor

A former Mayor and High Peak Borough councillor who has served the community of Whaley Bridge for almost half a century is set to be made an Honorary Freeman of the Borough.

Recycling food waste

Food recycling trial extended in High Peak

The food recycling trial in parts of Buxton and Glossop - which sees three tonnes of food waste per week turned into compost - has been extended until Spring next year.

Glossop Town Hall

Glossop Market Hall set to benefit from investment

Glossop's Market Hall is set to be next in line for investment as part of the Borough Council's multi-million pound project to repair, restore and safeguard the town's heritage halls.

Recycle Week 2019

Getting recycling right in High Peak

It's Recycle Week this week and the Borough Council is encouraging everyone to take a look at what they're throwing away and check whether any of those items could actually be recycled.

Spring Gardens Buxton

Buxton's Heritage regeneration in Action

Buxton has been selected as one of just 69 towns across the country to share in a £95 million fund to revive the special characteristics of historic high streets.

Swimming lessons

Swimming lessons boost in High Peak

Taking the plunge and learning to swim will get a little easier from next week when a new timetable of lessons is introduced at pools across the High Peak.

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More funding for Whaley Bridge community and businesses

Funding of £150,000 has been announced to help Whaley Bridge get back on its feet following the Toddbrook Dam incident - with a further £100,000 for businesses.

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Statement: Toddbrook Reservoir and Flooding thoughout High Peak from High Peak Borough Council

Statement from Cllr Anthony McKeown, Leader of High Peak Borough Council and Simon Baker, Chief Executive Officer.

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Council seeking weed control alternatives for parks and open spaces

High Peak Borough Council is actively exploring alternative ways to control weeds in its parks and open spaces following public concerns

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Canvass of High Peak electors now underway

Forms are now being delivered across the High Peak asking households to confirm the names of people living at the address who are registered to vote.

Memorial Park's Green Flag for 2019-20

High five as Memorial Park awarded Green Flag again

Supporters of Whaley Bridge's Memorial Park are celebrating again after it was awarded a Green Flag - the badge of excellence for parks and green spaces - for the fifth year running.

Buxton town centre - credit Derby and Derbyshire Economic Partnership and Derbyshire County Council

Bid to transform Buxton town centre through to stage two

Buxton's bid to regenerate the town centre has been selected to progress to the next stage of a multi-million pound national fund to transform high streets and make them fit for the future.

Tenant engagement events July 2019

Tenants urged to help shape Council housing services

Housing tenants across the High Peak are being invited to get more involved in helping to shape Council services.

Keeping the High Peak Clean

Three fined for dog fouling and littering in High Peak

Three people have been fined hundreds of pounds by magistrates for dog fouling and littering offences in the High Peak.

Manor Park play area

Lottery funding boost for Glossop's Manor Park

Lottery funding of £10,000 means two new pieces of accessible play equipment will be installed at Glossop's Manor Park before the school summer holidays.

Small electricals recycling

Changes ahead for recycling small electrical items

Free collections of unwanted small electrical items will now take place fortnightly across the High Peak to provide a reliable service for all residents.

Bench Road play area

Community celebrates new Bench Road community park

Fairfield residents came together to celebrate the power of partnerships as the newly refurbished play area and new outdoor fitness area at Bench Road were officially opened.

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Councils statement of accounts 2018-19 published

Find out more information on our statement of accounts 2018-19

Have your say

Neighbourhood Plan planned for Hayfield

Hayfield Parish Council has taken the first steps towards preparing a Neighbourhood Plan for the village - and your views are now being sought.

Spring Clean

High Peak geared up for Great British Spring Clean

Communities across the country are taking part in the Great British Spring Clean which started this month - and the Borough Council is supporting High Peak residents who want to get involved.

Victoria Hall

Doors at Glossop's Victoria Hall to re-open next month

Glossop's heritage buildings, including Victoria Hall, are set to play a key role in the future vision for the town as a centre for the creative industries and arts.

Cllr Ashton with Volunteer of the Year Helen Thornhill

Celebrating High Peak's sporting heroes

Celebrating sporting success in fields as diverse as kickboxing and cyclocross took centre stage at the High Peak Sports Awards.

Glossop Town Hall roof

Raising the roof at Glossop Town Hall

Work to replace the roof at Glossop Town Hall and repair the clock - one of the most recognisable features of the town centre - is progressing well.

Simmondley Dog Watch

Dog Watch launches in Simmondley

Dog owners in Simmondley are being urged to clean up after their pets following concerns about fouling in the area.

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Community hubs to make activity easier for all

Plans for 'community hubs' to help increase opportunities and places for High Peak people to take part in physical activity will form a key part of new plans for the management and operation of leisure services in the Borough.