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John, Grace, Mary and Bert Middleton stroll down Kinder Road past the transformed 'Hankins' Photos: BBC/Company Pictures/Stuart Wood

On set in Hayfield with the new series of BBC’s The Village

As BBC’s The Village returns to our screens Andrew Griffiths, who visited Hayfield during filming, takes a look at what’s in store

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Mam Tor  Photo: Phil Bloxham

Personal tours in the Peak District with Brackenbury’s Britain

The moment Richard Brackenbury first visited the Peak District as a child, marked the start of a lifelong love affair with the area. Here, Richard explains how he is sharing his unique insights and experiences from his hundreds of visits to the county

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Park Farm Centre

The city satellites of Allestree, Quarndon and Duffield

Ashley Franklin discovers three villages that are changing and developing and, in the case of Allestree and Duffield, villages with wealthy amenities and activities, and considerable retail clout

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War Memorial and the Cock and Magpie

History and charm at Old Whittington and Barlow

Mike Smith visits Old Whittington and Barlow and finds history, allure and lovely places to dine

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Cressbrook Mill

Discovering Georgian Derbyshire

Mike Smith goes on an architectural tour of the county

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Holidays E-Edition

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Events

Her Majesty the Queen, HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, and Lord Lieutenant William Tucker

Royal Visit - Exclusive photos from the Painted Hall at Chatsworth

Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh visit Derbyshire

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Ladies of the Press

Wirksworth Festival Mini Guide

Held from 5th-21st September, this year’s packed festival promises an eclectic mix of art, music, dance and drama

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Alice and the White Rabbit

Melbourne Festival Mini Guide

This year is the Festival’s 10th anniversary and the organising team are determined to make it the best ever. Concerts and performances run from 6th–27th September, while the renowned Art & Architecture Trail takes place on 13th and 14th September

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Gian Bohan and Tim Hubbard of Eroica Britannia (on bikes)

L’Eroica Britannia 2014 - photo gallery

The sun shone on the first ever L’Eroica Britannia, which was declared a massive success with around 30,000 visitors flocking to Bakewell for the three-day festival.

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Old Hall from Buxton's Pavilion Gardens

Tours to unveil Buxton’s historic past

Two of Buxton’s most historic buildings will be throwing open their doors this month to allow visitors to step back in time and discover the secrets that lie behind some of the town’s most treasured heritage sites

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Local People

Her Majesty the Queen, HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, and Lord Lieutenant William Tucker

Royal Visit - Exclusive photos from the Painted Hall at Chatsworth

Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh visit Derbyshire

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Florist Kerry  Photo: Matt Brown

Kerry Wilkinson of Hulland Ward’s award-winning Tineke Floral Designs

Kerry Wilkinson has been interested in flowers and working with them since the age of 11, when she remembers walking past a flower shop and ‘being drawn in’

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Michael and Joan Ellis

Building on a firm foundation - Derbyshire entrepeneur Michael Ellis of Van Elle

Derbyshire entrepreneur Michael Ellis and his wife Joan, who founded the UK’s largest independent geotechnical contractor 30 years ago, talk to Ashley Franklin

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Gary coaching from the touchline

Burton Albion manager Gary Rowett on his plans for the new season

As the new football season gets underway Nigel Powlson talks to Gary Rowett, manager of Burton Albion and former Derby County player

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Simon Storey

Simon Storey - Derbyshire County Cricket Club’s Chief Executive

Nigel Powlson meets Simon Storey at the 3aaa County Ground

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Walks

Kinder Reservoir with backdrop of Kinder Edge

Peak District Walk - Hayfield

Snuggled into the foothills of Kinder and overlooked by Lantern Pike, Hayfield has numerous claims to fame, the most recent being as a location for the BBC drama series ‘The Village’

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Derbyshire walk - Norbury and Ellastone

Derbyshire Walk - Norbury and Ellastone

This walk is a dance with the county border as Sally Mosley saunters from Staffordshire over the Dove and dabbles into Derbyshire, exploring a quartet of pretty villages in quintessential middle England along the way

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Coalpit Bridge

Derbyshire Walk - Bakewell

Most famous for its puddings and tarts, Bakewell is the only town in the Peak District National Park. It straddles the River Wye and sits snugly between the rolling limestone hills of the White Peak and the dramatic escarpments and moors of Dark Peak gritstone. On home ground, Sally Mosley takes us on a lovely walk along beautiful Lathkill Dale and back to the town

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Hardwick from across the lake

County Walk - Hardwick Park

In a scenic landscape of regal standing, Bess of Hardwick built a palace with as many windows as possible. From this elevated position she could admire her kingdom and glorious panoramic views. Hardwick is now in the ownership of the National Trust and on the 400th anniversary of the death of its architect, Robert Smythson, we can all enjoy what Bess created. Sally Mosley follows in her footsteps...

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Ashover Rock

County Walk - Ashover

Nestling at the head of the Amber Valley, the widespread parish of Ashover covers a rolling landscape criss-crossed with old tracks, paths and bridleways. Sally Mosley takes us on a route through countryside that is a paradise for walkers and also packed with interest for local historians

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Food and Drink

In document

Dining out at Blenheim House Hotel and Restaurant, Etwall

Seamless service and a cosy atmosphere help to create a special dining experience near Derby

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Georgina Chappell and Guy Middleton of Holdsworth Chocolates

‘Celebration of Derbyshire’ at Chatsworth

Local producers, craftspeople and representatives of county businesses were invited to a ‘Celebration of Derbyshire’ showcase in the grounds of Chatsworth House for Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh’s visit to Derbyshire.

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Devonshire Arms Beeley

Short break - The Devonshire Arms at Beeley

The Devonshire Hotel Group, conceived and owned by the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, contains a small but perfectly formed selection of country hotels and pubs, all of which bear full investigation! Kate Houghton writes.

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A choice of flavours

Behind the scenes at Matlock Meadows ice cream parlour

Andrew Griffiths visits Masson Farm, the home of Matlock Meadows

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The Red Lion, Birchover

Dining out at The Red Lion, Birchover

A Sardinian-influenced menu incorporating Peak District produce makes for a unique dining experience in Birchover

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Lydia, Henrietta, Geoff, Rosemary and Oliver Brown

Ice-Cream Heaven - Bluebells Dairy in Spondon

Derbyshire has much to be proud of and a recent entrant in the county’s ranks of makers of world-class produce is the Bluebell Dairy at Brunswood Farm near Derby

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Homes and Gardens

Church Farm, Morton

Four characterful properties for sale in Derbyshire

Attractive homes in the north and south of the county

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Millbridge Barn, Castleton

Derbyshire Properties - Millbridge Barn, Castleton

In addition to enjoying excellent countryside views, this stone- built barn conversion is also located within walking distance of the popular Peak village of Castleton

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Ivy Cottage

Derbyshire Properties - Ivy Cottage, Breadsall

This picture perfect 17th century Grade II listed cottage, located in the village of Breadsall near Derby, has a wealth of original features including exposed timber frames, original ceiling beams and traditional fireplaces

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Bank House, Winster

Derbyshire Properties - Bank House, Winster

Bank House in Winster strikes the perfect balance between a modern family home and a well-preserved period property

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Sarah pours tea in the B & B guest lounge

Chevin Green Farm - a tea-themed bed and breakfast near Belper

Penny Baddeley visits Sarah Marley of Chevin Green Farm in the Amber Valley

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Life TV

Tower College *VIDEO*

Promotional Feature: Tower College has a happy, secure, family atmosphere in which the pupils thrive.

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The Hall Residential Care Home *VIDEO*

Promotional Feature: The Hall is a luxurious 5 star residential home for the elderly. The home has been lovingly restored and now offers the very best of facilities and must surely be the finest home in the area.

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Showcase

The AGA City60 in rose

The new AGA City60

Promotional Feature

Celebrate the arrival of the new 60cm-wide AGA City60 at one of the many events planned across the UK.

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Hunters Derby

Grand 3 day Sale at Hunters Derby, order your furniture in time for Christmas

Hunters of Derby is the city’s longest established furnishing store, proudly serving the people of Derbyshire since 1928.

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Peak Magic Festival

Family Days Out - Peak Magic Festival, The Peak Shopping Village

There are just a few weeks to go until the Peak Magic Festival taking place at The Peak Shopping Village on September 13th.

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Adorn Jewellery

Choosing your perfect wedding ring

One of the most important pieces of jewellery you will ever wear, there are now more ways than ever to find a Wedding Ring that represents who you are. Read on for the Adorn guide to choosing the Wedding Ring of your dreams...

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Your Personal Style

Be at ease with oneself

As summer slowly fades, a new season beckons to us from the distance. The coming months suggest the merits of good style, not throwaway consumerism.

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Discover

Cosmo Restaurant

Cosmo Restaurant

At Cosmo we believe your taste buds should be intrepid explorers seeking out the best flavours the world has to offer.

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Holly Bush Inn

Holly Bush Inn

A warm welcome awaits you at our family run pub, a hub for real ale drinkers and walkers alike!

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Outside The Lathkil Hotel

The Lathkil Hotel

The Lathkil Hotel is a family run traditional country pub situated in the village of Over Haddon, 2 miles from the historic market town of Bakewell. Nestled on the hillside of Lathkill Dale it enjoys the most spectacular, unrivalled panoramic views of any pub in the Peak District.

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The Shire Horse

The Shire Horse

THE SHIRE HORSE – A TYPICAL ENGLISH COUNTRY PUB ….

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The Dusty Miller Inn and Restaurant

The Dusty Miller Inn and Restaurant

The Dusty Miller Inn and Restaurant has been owned by the Fazakerley family since 1976. There have been some big changes structurally over the years but the most recent refurbishment is probably the most dramatic.

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