From the High Peak Archives
23rd Mar Residents and businesses across the High Peak can now access a wider range of services online thanks to the introduction of a new website. The Borough Council’s site has been designed to make it easier for people to find information and to self-serve by accessing an increased range of council services digitally – and on smart […]
22nd Mar High Peak MP Andrew Bingham has issued an update after a serious incident outside Parliament this afternoon (Wednesday). Metropolitan Police say they are treating it as a terrorist incident after witnesses reportedly heard sounds similar to gunfire near the Houses of Parliament in London just before 3pm. Scotland Yard have confirmed five people have died, […]
17th Mar More than 100,000 native trees have been planted on the steep valleys of the High Peak over the last three winters. It’s been welcome news for the National Trust’s High Peak project officer Tom Harman. He said: “It’s a huge area of land with very few trees in it and we want to change that.” […]
17th Mar High Peak Police Cadets are planning a day long relay and a couple of supermarket bag packs to help beat cancer. Penny Overbury and her fellow police community support officers Jack Barlow and Alan Nield know they will do their best. She said: “These teenagers are a true inspiration to all young people and are […]
16th Mar Police are urging owners to keep their dogs on leads when walking through farmland, following complaints of sheep worrying in the High Peak. It follows reports of dog owners not having their pets under control and causing distress by chasing sheep and cattle, in some cases the sheep have been injured. A recent incident took […]
14th Mar A 24-year-old man has been charged by police in connection with burglaries across the High Peak, stretching back over two years. Officers from Buxton CID have been investigating a series of burglaries and outbuilding break-ins, which have taken place across the borough since 2015 and saw quad bikes and tools being stolen. James Chesterton, of […]
13th Mar Almost 100 High Peak projects have shared around £46m since the National Lottery started. MP Andrew Bingham has discovered that’s not the only good news affecting the constituency. When it comes to investing in ‘heritage’ the High Peak is 24th of 325 authorities which use lotto cash to boost everything from historic buildings to local […]
6th Mar High Peak Borough Council has unanimously agreed a budget of almost £11m to run services for the new financial year, which starts in April. As well as the £10,795,870 spend for 2017-18, councillors have set a council tax increase of 1.9 per cent – which equates to a Band D increase of £181.11. Councillor Emily […]
2nd Mar New arrangements for waste collections in Glossopdale and the High Peak will not affect the level of service residents receive, High Peak Borough Council has insisted. The pledge came as it announced an agreement in principle to establish a joint venture partnership with its strategic alliance partner Staffordshire Moorlands District Council and Ansa – a subsidiary […]
27th Feb High Peak’s MP is planning a series of Friday night meetings across the borough and he promises anything is up for discussion. Andrew Bingham says the ‘Friday Round Tables’ shows his determination to be as accessible to constituents as possible. They will be totally open, with no fixed subject or agenda, although party politics won’t […]