Tag: human interest
about 22 hours ago
scotsman.com

Cost of one-off cycling event soars above £60m as arts organisations are left waiting for promise...

Scottish Government expected to spend almost £40m on hosting of competitions

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1 day ago
derbyshiretimes.co.uk

Love Your Local: take a look inside Chesterfield's Junction bar

As part of the series highlighting the people that run our local pubs and bars, we went to visit Chesterfield’s popul...

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1 day ago
buxtonadvertiser.co.uk

Your memories of Buxton's Palace Hotel over the years from the 1950s to 2000s

From welcoming royalty to having Bob Geldof stay the Palace Hotel has been part of the town since 1868 – but what are...

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1 day ago
buxtonadvertiser.co.uk

Buxton Police crack down on rogue traders

Police say rogue traders have tried to trick people into urgent repairs to their homes and gardens across the High Peak.

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1 day ago
doncasterfreepress.co.uk

Staff at Danum Gallery Library and Museum raising money for Firefly charity

Next month a group of colleagues from across departments at the Danum Gallery Library and Museum will be walking to r...

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2 days ago
hartlepoolmail.co.uk

Long-serving independent Hartlepool cobbler Bill Reid set to retire after 35 years in Middleton G...

A long-serving independent Hartlepool cobbler is preparing to hang up his tools for the last time when he retires thi...

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2 days ago
scotsman.com

Creative Scotland launches new defence of how 'hardcore' sex film project was handled

Funding body Creative Scotland insists it has been ‘fully transparent’

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3 days ago
scotsman.com

John Swinney and Angus Robertson have just a few months left to avoid Scottish culture car crash

Growing fears of looming arts funding cuts in Scotland

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3 days ago
scotsman.com

When Edinburgh's new concert hall will open and why the £114m New Town venue will be 'transformat...

Dunard Centre earmarked for hidden site closed off for more than 250 years

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3 days ago
hucknalldispatch.co.uk

Classy canines wanted for Hucknall pub's dog show this weekend

It’s all about being top dogs at The Station Hotel in Hucknall this weekend as the popular pub stages its own dog show.

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3 days ago
buxtonadvertiser.co.uk

Whaley Bridge carnival growing in popularity and will be ‘better than ever’

Whaley Bridge Carnival is proving so popular that more marshals are needed for the day.

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4 days ago
hucknalldispatch.co.uk

109 year-old D-Day veteran Donald's dream made true by Hucknall & Linby Brass Band

Hucknall & Linby Brass Band played a very special concert at the weekend as they made a war veteran’s dream come true.

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4 days ago
buxtonadvertiser.co.uk

Buxton Crescent launch Bridgerton inspired Regency afternoon tea

A new Regency themed afternoon tea has launched at Buxton Crescent Hotel - and they are giving away Bridgerton board ...

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4 days ago
hucknalldispatch.co.uk

Sound of Oasis, Robbie Williams, Ed Sheeran, Amy Winehouse, Queen and more coming to Newstead Abbey

The biggest hits of some of music’s biggest names will be filling the air – in tribute form – at a brand new festival...

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4 days ago
yorkshirepost.co.uk

The All Creatures Great and Small tour most popular with American tourists who are so overwhelmed...

An All Creatures Great and Small tour attracts mostly American tourists who are so overwhelmed by the Yorkshire Dales...

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5 days ago
scotsman.com

Rebus star Richard Rankin responds as 'incredible' ratings boost hope of a second season

Long-awaited TV reboot was launched last month

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5 days ago
derbyshiretimes.co.uk

Love Your Local: take a look inside Chesterfield's newest pub The Duke

As part of the series highlighting the people that run our local pubs and bars, we went to visit Chesterfield’s new p...

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5 days ago
scotsman.com

The spectacular three-night Edinburgh International Festival curtain-raiser that will transform s...

Grounds of George Heriot’s to host night-time spectacle

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5 days ago
scotsman.com

Why Summerhall loss would be as disastrous for Scottish culture as demise of The Arches

Scottish theatre veteran Andy Arnold calls for venue to be saved

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5 days ago
buxtonadvertiser.co.uk

Buxton Well Dressing issues a call for help for more behind the scenes volunteers

Buxton Well Dressing has issued a call for help for more behind the scenes volunteers to assist with the moving of bo...

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5 days ago
hucknalldispatch.co.uk

Meet the police in Hucknall again with more beat surgeries in the town

Officers from the Hucknall Neighbourhood Policing Team are holding more beat surgeries in the town this week

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5 days ago
hucknalldispatch.co.uk

Ex-Hucknall firefighter returning to blue-light service as a cop

A former Hucknall firefighter is returning to blue lights action after a decade away having joined the ranks at Notti...

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5 days ago
buxtonadvertiser.co.uk

Rugby open day as Buxton Rugby Club want to launch new team for girls aged over 11

Buxton Rugby Club is holding a taster session this weekend with the hopes of starting a rugby team for girls aged ove...

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6 days ago
derbyshiretimes.co.uk

Classic car lovers descend on Derbyshire for vehicle show

Petrolheads and classic car lovers descended on Derbyshire at the weekend for the Cromford Vintage, Classic Car & Bik...

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6 days ago
buxtonadvertiser.co.uk

In pictures: Wet weather did not stop crowds as thousands turn up for Chapel Carnival celebrations

The wet weather did not stop the crowds as thousands turned up for the Chapel Carnival celebrations.

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6 days ago
derbyshiretimes.co.uk

Great photos show pet lovers enjoying Chesterfield RSPCA fun dog show

Rain didn’t dampen the spirits of dog lovers and their pets who got together for a special event in Chesterfield over...

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6 days ago
derbyshiretimes.co.uk

Police issue urgent plea for dash-cam footage as concerns grow for missing Derbyshire man

Derbyshire police have issued an urgent appeal for dash-cam footage as they are extremely concerned for the welfare o...

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6 days ago
scotsman.com

Here are the big winners at Scotland's annual theatre Oscars as Still Game and Limmy's Show star ...

Paul McCole recognised for The Sheriff of Kalamaki

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7 days ago
scotsman.com

Scottish arts organisations braced for harsh cuts as exodus of talent already underway

Artists and performers are said to be choosing to leave the crisis-hit sector seeking more stability

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7 days ago
buxtonadvertiser.co.uk

High Peak arts charity reflects on life in new premises after leaving Spring Bank Arts Centre whi...

High Peak Community Arts was previously based in Spring Bank Arts Centre in New Mills but as the building has been pu...

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7 days ago
buxtonadvertiser.co.uk

19 pictures from June 2012 including the Olympic Torch parade and New Mills Carnival

It was the summer of 2012 when we were celebrating the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and were all excited for the London Ol...

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8 days ago
lep.co.uk

'This is for the people of Chorley': council leader wants residents to share in MBE recognition

The leader of Chorley Council says the MBE he has received in the King’s Birthday Honours list is an accolade for the...

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8 days ago
newsletter.co.uk

Ben Lowry: This is far from the first election setback for Sinn Fein yet some unionists still see...

It is 17 years almost to the day since I joined the News Letter, a few weeks after a Dail election in the Republic.

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8 days ago
scotsman.com

Security review of Taylor Swift shows to probe claims ticketless fans were able to walk through ‘...

Murrayfield hosted Scotland’s biggest ever all-ticket concerts

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8 days ago
hucknalldispatch.co.uk

Bulwell leisure centre hosting water safety event as part of National Drowning Prevention campaign

The Ken Martin Leisure Centre in Bulwell is hosting a special event next week to promote water safety.

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8 days ago
bedfordtoday.co.uk

Wixams Academy 'requires improvement' says Ofsted - but school says it's continuing to do better

Wixams Academy has been rated as ‘requires improvement’ for a second time by Ofsted – but the schools says it’s conti...

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9 days ago
buxtonadvertiser.co.uk

Demolition pictures as Chinley and Buxworth Community Centre is knocked down

The demolition of Chinley and Buxworth Community Centre took less than two hours as the dream of a new community cent...

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9 days ago
doncasterfreepress.co.uk

Doncaster author pens new witchcraft themed mystery series set in a fictional Yorkshire town

A Doncaster author has penned the first book is a new witchcraft themed mystery series set in a fictional Yorkshire t...

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9 days ago
derbyshiretimes.co.uk

Residents urged to vote for landmarks to feature on a brand-new official MONOPOLY: Peak District ...

The Peak District has won the race to feature in a brand new version of popular board game Monopoly, with locals bein...

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