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Buxton Quiz

Teams of 4 faced questions on various topics such as Geography, Food and Drink, Television, History of Inventions and General Knowledge at a Quiz hosted by Edwina Currie Jones on Friday 25th April.

Buxton Coffee Club

The talk at the April meeting of the Buxton Coffee Club (25th April) was given by Mr Ryan Duckett, the Director of Partnerships at Cricket Derbyshire, who spoke about Derbyshire County Cricket Club and its work in developing community cricket across the county. 

"Celebrity Quiz"

Buxton branch are holding a "Celebrity Quiz" to be hosted by Edwina Currie Jones with special guest Andrew Bingham MP.  Proceeds will go to help with the campaign for the General and Borough elections next year.

Glossopdale Coffee Club

At the April meeting (11th April), Tony Favell, HPCA President and Chairman of National ParksUK, talked about his work for the Peak Park and also about his time as an MP.

Buxton Coffee morning hears from Emma McClarkin MEP

Residents of Buxton got the chance to hear from East Midlands MEP Emma McClarkin on Friday 28 March, when she was the guest speaker at the monthly Coffee Morning hosted by High Peak Conservatives.

High Peak Borough Council Local Plan Meeting - Report

A special meeting of High Peak Borough Council (HPBC) on 18th March started peacefully enough with “public questions” but finished nearly four hours later in utter chaos with the Labour group (who have controlled the Council since the 2011 elections) in complete disarray and many of them insisting the Local Plan be withdrawn because other councillors had listened to the public and managed to have a site taken out. This included their own portfolio holder!

HPCA 100 Club Draw

The latest HPCA 100 Club Draw took place on Friday 21st March at Chapel-en-le-Frith Golf Club on the occasion of the HPCA Annual General Meeting.  Each month there are 3 winners:

Glossopdale Coffee Club

At the March meeting (14th March), Cllr Julie McCabe talked about the work of the "Women's Aid" group, based in Glossop but helping people from a wider area of Derbyshire.

'An Evening with Conor Burns MP'

On Friday 7th March members of HPCA enjoyed an evening with Conor Burns MP talking about Margaret Thatcher, his great friend and confidant during her later years.

Everyone is welcome to join our friendly Coffee Club

The Glossop Coffee Club meets on the second Friday of the month, 10.30am to 12.30pm at Windy Harbour Farm Hotel, Glossop.  It gives a chance to chat with friends over a coffee and biscuits or a slice of gateau, followed by an illustrated talk.  The talks cover a wide range of topics including political, medical, social issues, education, music, local issues, the Police, techinical, environmental, local history and many more .......