Full Speed Ahead for “The Peaks and Dales Rail Link”

A group of Derbyshire organisations and individuals are working together to re-establish a passenger rail link between Manchester and the East Midlands, linking the north and south of the county, via the re-instatement of the line from Rowsley to Blackwell, permitting through journeys from Derby to Buxton and Manchester via Bakewell and the Peaks. Having…

Fringe40: the results are in

Buxton Fringe has revealed that this year’s bumper Fringe40 festival resulted in approximately 12,890 tickets being sold, a 43% increase on 2018. Meanwhile combined audience and performer spending resulted in a nearly £350,000 contribution to the local economy. Fringe40 was the biggest ever Fringe with 220 separate events. The average per performance audience figure for…

Plastic Clever Buxton – Business Survey

Businesses in the Buxton area are being asked to complete a short survey (just 10 questions) to help Transition Buxton (TB) gauge the scale of existing and planned activity to reduce the use of single-use plastic by local businesses.  This is part of an initiative that aims for Buxton to be one of the first…

New garden spot for Buxton

A small site on Water Street which leads to the Buxton Opera House, left derelict for eighteen years, has been transformed into a charming sensory garden thanks to the efforts of Buxton Civic Association (BCA) and its members. They hope the spot will become a haven for bees, birds, butterflies and general wildlife’. More than…