In 2014 it won the inaugural Best Market Town award, while just last year it was a winner at the national Great British High Street Awards – impressive accolades indeed.
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Peak National Park and Ride
Andrew Griffihs asks what the future holds for transport in the Peak National Park and talks to Julian Glover about his Landscapes Review
Mike Smith explores the village of Bradbourne, which has a particularly poignant tale to tell
What lies beneath
Exploring the hidden depths of Ladybower Reservoir, which conceals secrets of a fascinating past
Battle for our birds
Paul Hobson analyses our complex relationship with birds of prey and how these fascinating birds are fairing in Derbyshire
Explore the Peak Forest
A walk through autumn fields and forests with far reaching views enriched by snippets of mystery, romance and the area’s industrial past
Pictures to transport you
Chesterfield photographer David Keep continues his photographic journey, this time recalling his favourite landscape images from around the world
The magic of Christmas
Ideas for days out, gifts and where to find local produce in Derbyshire this festive season
PENNY for the Guy
We take a look at Derbyshire’s bonfire tradtions through history
From hardship came happiness
Pat Ashworth speaks with Chesterfield based retired Colonel John Doody about his inspiring life, from a diffiult childhood to overcoming diversity and finding happiness
A place to call home
Lady Edward explains to Derbyshire Life why Haddon Hall is so much more than 900 years of history
It's Strategy, Brute Force And Laser Focus. And It's All Women
It’s strategy, brute force and laser focus. And it’s all women.
Seven decades after the UK’s first national parks were created, our largest protected landscapes should nurture thriving biodiversity. How can we make them true havens for wildlife?
ROONEY'S RAMS REVIVAL
LUKE PHELPS LOOKS AT HOW WAYNE ROONEY IS SETTLING INTO MANAGERIAL LIFE AT DERBY COUNTY
Tastes change, but can nurseries deliver? Peter finds out
National Hill Climb Championships to be held on Winnats Pass
Only the hardest part of iconic climb will be used, reports Alex Ballinger
ROONEY CHUFFED TO LEAD THE RAMS
WAYNE Rooney vowed to leave ‘no stone unturned’ after being appointed Derby County manager on a permanent basis.
CLUB OF THE YEAR - ILKESTON CC
The Derbyshire club was only set up in 2017, but has quickly become a pillar of the community In association with Santini
BSH CUSTOM CHAMPS 2020 OVERALL WINNER - BEST CUSTOM
PICKING THE WINNER OF THE BEST CUSTOM CATEGORY IN THE 2020 BSH CUSTOM CHAMPS WAS SOMETHING I REALLY WOULDN’T’VE RELISHED DOING AS ALL THE BIKES (DANIEL’S IRONHEAD, GRAHAM’S XS, MARK’S TRIKE, AND MATT’S SPORTSTER) WERE ALL SO DAMN GOOD THEY WERE ALL, IN MY EYES, IN THE RUNNING. THE JUDGES, THOUGH, WERE UNANIMOUS IN PICKING MATT’S.
My Great Escape: A Walk Through Long Eaton
Our reader Elaine Argyle on why you should make time to visit the thriving town of Long Eaton
Mentor-Breeder's Strategy For Profitable Beef Farming
Johan Erasmus, who farms near Derby in North West, is one of the pioneers of the Boran cattle breed in South Africa. He uses his experience as a stud breeder and a commercial crop farmer to assist and mentor new farmers in a number of Southern African countries. Pieter Dempsey reports.