Old-Rolex-Watch

It’s time you got an old watch

MANY watches continue to make more than face value at auction. It’s the stories that go with them that appeal, be it James Bond, the lunar landings or military heroics. Although some…

Bakewell-Choral

Something to sing about…

It is the 40th anniversary of ‘enterprising’ Bakewell Choral, as Peter Knowles reports. IT WAS IN 1978 that Richard Barnes, a music teacher at Lady Manners School, Bakewell had an article in…

Derbyshire Farming then and now

All change down on the farm…

Patrick Coleman looks how farming has changed over the last century. IF there’s one thing about Derbyshire that doesn’t change, it’s the county’s status as a farming epicentre. From the dawn of…

Masonic Hall, Chesterfield

Our extraordinary ‘ordinary women’

A group of ‘cemetery friends’ have made some remarkable discoveries about some remarkable local women, as Rosie Gilligan reports. THE remains of Anne Veronica Fletcher, a nurse in World War One, rest…

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