APRIL 2024

Preschool plaudits page 3
Ofsted inspectors have awarded Tideswell Preschool a "Good" rating in all areas of its operation after a recent formal visit. New places are available at the Preschool for two, three and four-year-olds from September:
Community awards page 14
This year's Tideswell community awards ceremony will be held on Saturday, April 27th in Fountain Square Centre. There is still time to make nominations, which should go by email to the parish clerk Hannah Owen at
Recycling centres decision page 23
Derbyshire County Council, needing to make cuts because of current and ongoing financial deficits, has been pondering the expense of its household recycling centre. The service will continue on a daily basis, but with reduced hours. Waterswallows near Peak Dale has been excluded from any changes.
Bring them back page 24
Such has been the success of Tideswell Band's training programme that it is running out of instruments for beginners and returners. A spokesperson said that if anyone has an instrument gathering dust in an attic or cupboard, irrespective of condition, please take it back to the Band.
Buxton and manager to part page 32
Buxton FC and team manager Craig Elliott will part company at the end of this season. Craig, who had a sizeable budget but failed to make his mark in the National League North, issued a statement saying: "I feel it is the right time for me to take on a new challenge."

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