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Peak Community Vet offers tailor made care for your pet within the comfort of your own home, meaning that you can leave behind the days of stressful visits to the surgery

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Nigel Powlson talks to Ryan Cowling, Derbyshire’s Team GB wheelchair rugby player who will be taking to the field of play this month close to home...

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Behind the Throne, the most recent book written by the prolific Derbyshire-born author Adrian Tinniswood, is a fascinating and gossipy account of the lives of people employed ‘to smooth the path through life of English sovereigns from Elizabeth I to our present Queen’.

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Peter Seddon considers the long-forgotten love affair of Lord Curzon with world-famous landmark the Taj Mahal

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Cricketer John Morris has transformed an empty bank into a stylish wine shop in the heart of Duffield. David Marley reports...

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David Marley chats to the former Rams striker Roger Davies about his role as a club ambassador and his memories of winning a championship medal in the 1970s

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Dynamic and thriving, Buxton Athletic Club proves that there is a desire to engage in sport, whatever your age or level of ability.

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Catherine Roth meets local writer Jo Jakeman whose debut novel was published earlier this summer

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Mike Smith meets the Hathersage-based, award-winning poet Katharine Towers

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Andrew Griffiths meets Jim Dixon, the former Chief Executive Officer of the Peak District National Park.

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Community spirit is alive and well in this charming, characterful village five miles north of Derby where residents pulled together to rescue their 400-year-old inn

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David Marley discovers how Jacci Woodcock, an inspirational Derbyshire activist who is dying from cancer, is leading a national campaign to secure better employment protection for terminally ill people

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Kevin Palmer talks to Mike Perry, who is retiring after a lifetime of public service

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As we commemorate the 1918 Armistice, Pat Ashworth looks into the poignant local projects that have brought to life the effect of the 1914-1918 conflict on our ancestors’ lives

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Adrian Farmer can certainly be said to ‘put his money where his mouth is’, backing his role as Heritage Coordinator for the DVMWHS with support for Belper’s history and heritage.

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Gamekeepers and the ‘ton up’ boys learned to live in harmony – and for a time they somehow made it work!

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David Marley talks to Ashley Fulwood the Derbyshire-born chief executive of OCD-UK who swapped the corporate city trading world for a life leading a national health charity.

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Hartington Rural Social Group in Derbyshire is celebrating after being awarded a grant of £1,000 to help fund new seating for the elderly, as part of rural energy provider Calor’s annual funding scheme.

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Sally Mosley scans her bookshelf for a brief round-up of Peak visitors across the ages who were inspired to celebrate its people and places.

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Lissa Cook finds out about the new experimental Active4Life initiative which aims to help communities to get up and about.

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