CATEGORIES

Treading The Boards Of Chatsworth

Catherine Roth discovers the unique theatre group which calls Chatsworth its home

5 mins read
Derbyshire Life
Septemer 2020

Rural Derby

Our county’s only city may be a flourishing urban hub, but rural pleasures are never far away

5 mins read
Derbyshire Life
August 2020

A White Peak oasis

Mike Smith explores the charming village of Monyash in the Derbyshire Dales

5 mins read
Derbyshire Life
August 2020

MATLOCK

Steeped in history, revered for its charm and as popular as ever - Matlock is one of our county’s greatest assets

5 mins read
Derbyshire Life
August 2020

Toddbrook dam ONE YEAR ON

Andrew Griffiths speaks to Fr Jamie MacLeod and to the Environment Agency head engineer who worked tirelessly to save the dam

8 mins read
Derbyshire Life
August 2020

Dressing down

When it comes to increasing biodiversity and meeting 2030 emission targets, a bit of scruffiness can be a good thing. Andrew Griffiths investigates.

7 mins read
Derbyshire Life
August 2020

What lies beneath

In his second feature, local photographer David Keep explores under the waves

6 mins read
Derbyshire Life
August 2020

All in a night's work

Paul Hobson recalls the trials, tribulations and delights of some unexpected garden visitors

5 mins read
Derbyshire Life
August 2020

A moment in time

Richard Bradley looks back at the very first editions of this publication - all the way back to the 1930s

7 mins read
Derbyshire Life
August 2020

A walk back through time

Helen Moat explores murder, mystery and intrigue in the Amber Valley

7 mins read
Derbyshire Life
August 2020

Perceptive Plants?

In a new series, botanical enthusiast Martyn Baguley takes a deep dive into the intelligence of plants

4 mins read
Derbyshire Life
August 2020

Roaming again

From the trespassers of 1932 to the breathtaking views on its doorstep, Hayfield is a village synonymous with excellent walks and hospitality

6 mins read
Derbyshire Life
July 2020

Taking the reins

Derby County favourite Jake Buxton on his Rams career and a move into management

8 mins read
Derbyshire Life
July 2020

Worry no more

First it was Brexit, and then came the coronavirus – it’s little wonder we are all feeling a little anxious right now. But there are steps you can take to make everything feel right again

2 mins read
Derbyshire Life
July 2020

Wildlife in isolation

Self-isolation naturally limits the opportunties open to a wildlife photographer - but look hard enough, and there’s plenty out there

4 mins read
Derbyshire Life
July 2020

The natural way

Getting out into the garden and interacting with wildlife can have plenty of benefits for children

2 mins read
Derbyshire Life
July 2020

Here be dragons

One of nature’s true survivers, dragonflies and damselflies will again adorn our landscapes this summer - and they are well worth seeking out

3 mins read
Derbyshire Life
July 2020

Lost legends of Pear Tree

From the highs of a nostalgic childhood to the lows of his father’s suicide, author Kalwinder Singh Dhindsa’s life is one of loss and rejuvenation.

8 mins read
Derbyshire Life
July 2020

County walk Lathkill Dale

Enjoy scintillating scenery and fascinating snippets as you explore this magnificent Derbyshire dale

5 mins read
Derbyshire Life
July 2020

End of an era for Lord Lieutenant

After 11 hugely successful years, Willie Tucker, Lord Lieutenant for Derbyshire, reflects on his time in office

8 mins read
Derbyshire Life
July 2020

Changing the world

England’s counties have given the world notable characters who have changed the course of history. Derbyshire is no exception.

8 mins read
Derbyshire Life
July 2020

DIVORCED BEHEADED DIED

Historian and best-selling author Alison Weir discusses her latest novel and her affinity to Derbyshire

10 mins read
Derbyshire Life
June 2020

The show must go on

How Derby’s arts and culture community are working to ensure there is no final curtain

9 mins read
Derbyshire Life
June 2020

Working from home

Your next career move might just lie in your humble abode...

2 mins read
Derbyshire Life
June 2020

Smelling of roses

With all this extra time on our hands, our gardens should be picture perfect come the summer months

3 mins read
Derbyshire Life
June 2020

Mind over matter

The mental wellbeing of the older generation has never been more important, but thankfully our care homes and retirement villages are stepping up to the challenge

4 mins read
Derbyshire Life
June 2020

Repton revisited

John Plowright reviews Hugh Brogan’s A School in England and shines a light on Repton School’s illustrious and varied past

3 mins read
Derbyshire Life
June 2020

No two are alike

Mike Smith explores the unique and wonderfully idiosyncratic village of Edensor

6 mins read
Derbyshire Life
June 2020

Lace up thy boots!

Why crave foreign travel and distant shores when the paradise of the Peak District can so easily be yours

5 mins read
Derbyshire Life
June 2020

Derbyshire reimagined

Andrew Griffihs goes in search of the future and finds some answers in his local town hall

7 mins read
Derbyshire Life
June 2020