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How to ‘bee kind’ this February – bee hotel giveaway

February 18, 2021
This February Tarmac is spreading the simple message ‘bee kind’ to help raise awareness of the UK’s declining bee population, which is having a hugely negative impact on the environment.
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Tarmac launches apprenticeship opportunities for Tunstead in 2021

February 4, 2021
As the UK celebrates the 14th National Apprenticeship Week (8-14 February), Tarmac announces it is offering six apprenticeship opportunities at its Tunstead site in 2021.
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Burbage Community Looks Forward to Making The Most Of New Sports Facility After Summer Makeover

January 25, 2021
Despite the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic, and the winter weather, Burbage Primary School Pupils and the wider community are looking forward to being able to make the most of outdoor activities, thanks to a new Multi-Use Games Area (MUGA).
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Light up a life hospice appeal given valuable boost by donation from local company

January 18, 2021
A safety campaign at Tarmac’s Tunstead site has given Blythe House Hospice’s annual Light up a Life* appeal a valuable boost in a year in which many charities’ income has been hit by the pandemic.
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Tideswell community looks forward to community venue with eco heating system

January 6, 2021
People living in Tideswell are excited to see work start on a new Community Hall, after fire destroyed the old wooden building in 2015. After much hard fundraising and planning work by the Tideswell and District Voluntary Youth Club Committee, construction work started in September 2020.
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Crucial funding supports urgent repairs to Poole’s Cavern Café

December 8, 2020
Whilst closed to the public due to the pandemic restrictions, Poole’s Cavern, one of the most popular tourist attractions in the Peak District has not been totally quiet. Behind closed doors, work has been carried out to totally upgrade parts of the venue’s café floor, improving the safety and experience...
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Stone gift boosts Buxton Riding for Disabled arena build

December 2, 2020
An early Christmas present, in the form of hundreds of tonnes of stone, has boosted the progress of a major project to build an equestrian arena for riders with disabilities in the High Peak.
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Peak Forest pupils show of bright new look for Forest School

November 26, 2020
The darker winter days is not stopping pupils at Peak Forest CE Primary School from enjoying outdoor learning and Forest School lessons. Sporting bright new high visibility waistcoats, they can now get outside and be easily seen on their walk to the woods.
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Multi-use games area opens up more sporting opportunities in Tideswell

October 26, 2020
Sporting activities in Tideswell have been promoted to a new level, following the completion of a major project to upgrade the village’s Multi-Use Games Area (MUGA).
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Revamped scout hut ready for return

October 12, 2020
Buxton scouts, beavers, cubs and explorers have even more reason to look forward to the pandemic restrictions being lifted. They can’t wait to get back to normal with their Tuesday and Wednesday meetings, now that their scout hut has had a total makeover.
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