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Pat Ashworth talks to Lord Burlington who was sworn in as High Sheriff of Derbyshire on 5th April

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A chance encounter led to a career in entertainment for actor and film producer Mark Pegg, who has now established his own Acting Academy in South Derbyshire, writes Lynne Dixon.

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Derbyshire's connection with steampunk and a dark graphic novel

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The Royal School for the Deaf Derby has invited past pupils to return to the school and share their experiences with students today.

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Hill farming has found itself in the Brexit front line as CAP funding comes to an end. In the third of his series, Andrew Griffiths samples a slice of sheep farming life with Derwent shepherdess Kath Birkinshaw, and speaks to Andrew Critchlow of the NFU about what 'public goods' might mean for the moors

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Peter Seddon visits Eyam to ponder the unique grave of old Derbyshire cricketer Harry Bagshaw.

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David Marley speaks to Tom Davies, founder of the eponymous luxury eyewear company, about his incredible journey from a Derbyshire schoolboy to creating made-to-measure glasses for world celebrities.

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Lissa Cook - why I took up teaching

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

We often hear that 'a job for life is a thing of the past for all ages'. Writer and radio news editor Lissa Cook made the decision last year to train to teach. Here's the story so far...

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Two years ago the first female Honorary Recorder of Derby was appointed. David Marley visits her at Derby Crown Court to discover more about the role of the county's top judge.

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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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