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Recent discoveries in Derbyshire and the Peak District to be revealed at the annual Archaeology Day
Some of the Peak District and Derbyshire’s most fascinating recent archaeological discoveries and research are to be revealed at the annual Derbyshire Archaeology Day.
23 November 2023

Sarah Dines MP and National Park CEO Phil Mulligan in conversation on a range of local Derbyshire Dales issues
Derbyshire Dales MP Sarah Dines met with Peak District National Park chief executive, Phil Mulligan to discuss a range of issues affecting local residents and constituents.
23 November 2023

Double celebration as local green businesses receive recognition at Peak District environmental award scheme’s 20th anniversary event
Businesses which support their local community, economy and environment were honoured at an extra special Peak District awards ceremony.
9 November 2023

Tree safety work starts Monday 6 November on Tissington Trail
Ash dieback tree safety work will be carried out on the Tissington Trail from 6 November to 22 December 2023.
6 November 2023

New National Park pay and display locations to go live
The Peak District National Park Authority has confirmed that pay and display charges will soon apply at an additional 13 of its car park locations, with payment machines going live from the first week of November (2023).
26 October 2023

Statement from the Peak District National Park Authority on planning performance designation
Following confirmation from the Minister for Housing & Planning that the Authority’s planning service is no longer at risk of designation, chief executive Phil Mulligan said: “We warmly welcome the Minister’s recognition of the hard work undertaken across more than a year to achieve figures for our planning responses that have now routinely exceeded the thresholds expected by government. Indeed, our most recent reporting quarter saw us reach an 85% response rate against the 70% requirement.
6 October 2023

New exhibition charts the story of discovering the past in a Peak District valley
A fascinating new exhibition called ‘Finding Whitle’ opens today in Leek.
28 September 2023

Three new audio chapters of Voices from the Peak and a tour
This October, Derbyshire poet Mark Gwynne Jones is set to release three new audio chapters of his popular series Voices from the Peak, and will be performing his award-winning one-man show Voices from the Peak – Live!.
25 September 2023

Nature is being prescribed to help Derbyshire Dales patients
Following being successfully introduced in the High Peak, Nature Prescriptions are now being prescribed by health professionals in the Derbyshire Dales.
22 September 2023

Historic limekilns are set to steal the limelight for Heritage Open Days in the Peak District National Park
Two limekilns, one recently restored at Minninglow and one as yet unrestored at Butterton in the Peak District National Park, will be open to the public on four days in September as part of the Heritage Open Days 2023 scheme.
24 August 2023

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