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Walk Derbyshire – The Roaches

As a few members of my brood have a nought at the end of their birthdates this year, we decided to celebrate by holding a family get-together.  The venue decided upon was the Mermaid Inn, an old drovers’ pub high on Morridge Ridge above Leek.  Due to the change in drinking habits following the ‘drink/drive’ […]

Product Test – Avon

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IMAGES BIG 2020 QUIZ

Answer Sheet Download the JPEG Download the PDF The person with the most correct entries will win the prize. Judges decision final. Send your entries by post to: Image 2020 QuizImages Publishing Ltd. Unit 5, Keypoint Village, Keys Road, Alfreton, Derbyshire DE55 7FQ or email competition@imagespublishing.co.uk.All entries to reach us by January 25th 2020 Download 1 JPEG […]

Lost Houses of Derbyshire – Brimington Hall

I have a feeling that, had Brimington Hall survived the rapid industrialization of early 20th century Chesterfield, it would by now be listed grade I or II*, for it was, judging from our limited knowledge, a house of exceptional interest architecturally.  An estate at Brimington was held from the earliest times by a family which […]

Walk Derbyshire – Thor’s Cave & The Manifold Valley

7 miles (11km): moderate trail and field-paths. Two steep climbs.  Muddy sections. RECOMMENDED MAP: Ordnance Survey 1:25000 scale Outdoor Leisure Sheet 24, The Peak District, White Peak Area. BUS SERVICES: None beyond Hulme End. CAR PARKING: At Wetton Mill. REFRESHMENTS: at Wetton Mill café. This walk criss-crosses the Manifold Valley, climbing its steep sides twice […]