The Pavilion Gardens, Buxton: Saturday March 11th, 12:45-23:00
A mix of bands are set to take to the stage this weekend as the Buxton Rocks festival gets underway in Derbyshire. Confirmed acts include:
- Tragedy -Glam rock / rock / metal tribute act to the Bee Gees & disco classics
- Kiss GB - Kiss Tribute Act
- Glam 45 - Glam Rock tribute
- Small Weller - Paul Weller tribute
- Fallen - Evanescence tribute
- Hey Pixies - Pixies tribute
- The Indieannas,
- Monkey Harris
Tickets are available from a variety of locations including the Tradesman Cafe, Musik on the market place and the Tourist Information Centre.
Buxton Spring Shopping Centre: 17th & 24th December
It’s just over a week to go until the big day is upon us, but if your clan cannot wait that long to see what Santa has in store then why not take them along to Buxton this week and meet the man himself, a few days early.
Buxton and District Lions Club have asked Father Christmas nicely if he can come along and help support the many activities and projects they do to raise funds to help both individuals and organisations within the community, a visit to Santa will help these little helpers go a bit further this Christmas.
Prices start from £1.00 and there is parking on site, but there's only room for one sleigh!
Police have released CCTV stills of a man they would like to speak to following thefts from Sainsbury's in Buxton.Read the full story ›
Police have released an image of a man after a compact mirror was found in between toilet cubicles in Buxton.Read the full story ›
32-year-old Lee Willan of Woodlands Close, Glossop appeared at Derby Crown Court charged with wounding with intent to do serious grievous bodily harm and was sentenced to six years.
On Saturday 5 September police were called to reports of a man acting suspiciously on Buxton Market Place. Officers arrived and were confronted with Willan holding a knife.
Willan attacked Sergeant Trevor Steed, which left him requiring hospital treatment for a puncture wound to his arm.
Sergeant Steed together with other attending officers detained Willan and arrested him.
Today’s sentencing reflects the upmost seriousness of the attack upon Sergeant Steed. The level of violence and intent to cause him harm is one of the most harrowing incidents I have witnessed."
Two men have died after their car crashed into a tree in the early hours of Thursday morning.
Police are appealing for witnesses to the fatal collision which took place on the A515 near Buxton.
The dark blue Land Rover Discovery, travelling towards Buxton, left the road at Sterndale Moor and collided with a tree.
The two male occupants of the vehicle, aged 27 and 32, received fatal injuries.
Police have cordoned off a road in Fairfield after a number of potentially explosive chemicals and other materials were found at a house.
A 16-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with the find.
The discovery was made at an address in Thornsett Avenue and police have closed the road.
A cordon has been set up as a precaution, covering Thornsett Avenue and parts of the surrounding streets.
The bomb disposal unit is on its way to the scene to assess the chemicals and materials found.
Part of Boarstones Lane leading up to Fairfield Junior School is also shut. Parents planning to collect children from the site should contact the school to make arrangements.
At this stage it is not thought that the incident is linked to terrorism.
A policeman needed hospital treatment after being attacked in Buxton.Read the full story ›
A man from Buxton has been jailed after amassing an arsenal of weapons, including a submachine gun in his bedroom.Read the full story ›
It's been a wet and windy start to the meteorological summer, but exactly 40 years ago the situation was much worse!Read the full story ›