Monthly Archives: January 2014

eAshbourne: The Gateway to…the internet

The Ashbourne News Telegraph carried the news this week of an innovative project to bring the Town’s history to life by dotting landmarks with bar codes. The QR codes will allow smartphone users to scan the code and get an … Continue reading

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Drone Captures The Magnitude Of UK Sinkhole

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VIDEO: Amazing New Drone Footage Over Derbyshire Sinkhole           HT/The Blaze                 —

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Ashbourne in February…love is in the air

February is the month of romance.  Think of February and you think of Valentines Day – the opportunity to make someone aware of your feelings for them or the chance to remind the ones you love of just how much … Continue reading

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Carsington Water – A family outdoor activity

Carsington Water is the outdoor destination in the area if you don’t want to go off-piste into the Derbyshire countryside. In all seasons and most weathers there is something to do with the whole family. The site is owned by … Continue reading

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Peak District Artisans launch 2014 contest

The Peak District Artisans have launched the 2014 search for their Young Artist of the Year. The success of last year’s competition has attracted interest from three local sponsors including artsbeat magazine which is delighted to be able to support…

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What’s the deal with Fairtrade Towns?

The welcome signs to Ashbourne proclaim that it is a FairTrade town. It is something I’ve never even thought about before and subconsciously I’ve responded in my head with “Who isn’t” or “So what”. In fact, the Fair Trade designation … Continue reading

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Review – Cupola:Ward Guildhall Theatre, Derby

Cupola:Ward premiered their new line-up in a barn storming fashion on the stage of Derby’s Guildhall Theatre. With an eclectic choice of music and their brilliant musicianship they had the audience stomping for more at the end. “You must have…

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2014 Shrovetide Charm Now Available To Purchase On-line!

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2014 Shrovetide Charm Now Available To Purchase On-line, the charm has been designed by the competition winner from Queen Elizabeth Grammar School in Ashbourne Rosie Yates. Rosie’s design has been produced in our workshops…

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Carsington water

Originally posted on walking climbing:
Sunday and a another super autumnal day, the walk starts from the visitor centre plenty of parking but only got a small group wanting an easy walk with Photographic opportunities and possible wildlife sightings, birds,…

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Benefits Street: The Facts (Infographic) from

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Amazing how many people are able to form views without facts..or discriminate between facts and opinion. Thanks for this Derby People's Assembly View original post

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