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Popular Derbyshire pub The Hurt Arms to close for ‘extensive’ refurbishment

Ambergate pub says it will shut temporarily to allow the work to take place, which is set to include a new function room
Fri 25th Aug 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

Cheers! Derbyshire to get its first ever whisky distillery

Derbyshire whisky could start being produced by the end of the year after plans to create what is believed to be the first ever distillery in the county were given the green light. White Peak Distillery has been given permission by Amber Valley Borough Council to create the venture inside disused industrial units at Derwent Works, in Matlock Road, Ambergate, which were formerly part of the Johnson & Nephew wire works. However, people hoping to sample the firm's whisky will have to wait...
Wed 5th Jul 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

Former owners of Hurt Arms and The Peacock admit 16 hygiene...

Food hygiene inspectors found the kitchens at two well-known Derbyshire pubs to be "very dirty and disorganised" when they visited them after diners complained about falling ill. The Hurt Arms in Ambergate and The Peacock Hotel, in Oakerthorpe were both "lacking temperature monitoring" systems and had "no safety management" inspectors concluded after visits, a court was told. The kitchen in the Hurt Arms also had no hand sanitiser for staff who were preparing...
Thu 25th May 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

Owners of the Hurt Arms, in Ambergate, due in court over hygiene...

The owners of a popular and well-known pub are due in court in Derby this afternoon to face charges of failing to comply with hygiene regulations. Phillip Mee and Nicholas Rodgers have been charged with 12 counts of contravening or failing to comply with EU Hygiene Regulations at the Hurt Arms, in Ambergate. It alleged that the offences took place between December 2015 and August 2016. Mee, 44, of St Johns Place, Mansfield and Rodgers 54, of Crowhill Drive, also in Mansfield, are scheduled...
Thu 25th May 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

Why there'll be up to 1,000 bikers on the A6 one afternoon

Up to 1,000 bikers will ride up the A6 into Matlock Bath to celebrate the scrapping of plans for parking meters in the town. They will ride from The Hurt Arms, Ambergate, on the morning of Saturday, September 16. The event has been organised by biker organisation Midlands Riders after it was announced that Derbyshire County Council's new Conservative administration would be reversing plans for the meters. It was one of the Tory's key election pledges ahead of the elections earlier this...
Tue 16th May 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

Flasher at Poppy Wood in Melbourne, Derbyshire, was naked - down...

A flasher who appeared in broad daylight at a popular Derbyshire dog walking was completely naked - even down to his bare feet.The woman who witnessed the incident told volunteers at Poppy Wood, in Melbourne, that she saw something in the corner of her eye and when she turned around she saw a large man without any clothes on at all.Police have confirmed they are not linking the incident, which happened on Friday at 10.10am, with another flashing case in Ambergate last week - but are appealing...
Mon 8th May 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

Cat dies after ingesting ‘large amount’ of antifreeze in Derbyshire

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat in Ambergate died after ingesting a "large amount" of antifreeze.
Fri 5th May 2017 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Mum petrified as sick Shining Cliff Woods pervert performed sex...

A terrified mum says she feared a man who performed a sex act in front of her while she was walking her dog in woods was going to attack her. Police are hunting the man who was caught performing the act while hiding his face in Shining Cliff Woods in Ambergate at around 1pm on Sunday. The 53-year-old woman, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was walking her dog when she came across the "disgusting pervert". The Ambergate resident said: "It was lovely weather and I was...
Tue 2nd May 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

Warning after reports of naked man performing sex act in woods

A warning has been issued after reports of a man performing a sex act whilst naked in woods in Derbyshire. A post on the Spotted Belper Facebook page urged people to be aware of an incident which is said to have happened at Shining Cliff Woods in Ambergate. The post reads: "Everybody in the Ambergate and Belper area please keep your eyes out for a blonde man, possibly in his thirties wearing dark tracksuit bottoms and a sweatshirt. MORE NEWS: Dog's head stuck in a boiler for FOUR...
Mon 1st May 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

Derbyshire could get its first ever whisky distillery

Derbyshire could soon get what is believed to be its first ever whisky distillery if plans are given the go-ahead. White Peak Distillery has applied to Amber Valley Borough Council to create the factory inside industrial units at Derwent Works, in Matlock Road, Ambergate. The proposals involve changing the use of a building at the former Johnson & Nephew wire works, which lies within the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site. White Peak Distillery is the brainchild of Max Vaughan, a...
Fri 21st Apr 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

Teen who died after falling from roof in Ambergate named as Jack...

A teenager who died after falling from a roof in Derbyshire has been named as Jack Strickland. The 19-year-old fell at least 10ft from the roof of a unit at Derwent Works, in Matlock Road, Ambergate, on April 9. He was taken to hospital but later died. A spokesman for Derby and Derbyshire's Coroner's Court said an inquest had opened into his death. He said a provisional cause of death for Mr Strickland, of Sutton-in-Ashfield, could not yet be given. It was initially reported by the emergency...
Wed 19th Apr 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

Petition push to re-open old railway line

Campaigner James Wyatt hopes his petition will lead to the re-opening of the Midland Railway line between Butterley, Ambergate and Pye Bridge.
Tue 18th Apr 2017 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Man dies after apparently falling through a roof

A man has died after apparently falling through the roof of a building in Ambergate.
Tue 11th Apr 2017 by Amber Valley Info read more

Site where teen died after falling from roof is 'magnet for...

Residents living near a building where a teenager died after falling at least 10ft from the roof claim the Ambergate site is a magnet for anti-social behaviour. Police officers, paramedics and firefighters were called to a unit at Derwent Works, Matlock Road, at about 8pm last night, following reports that a man had fallen through a roof. The man, who police believe is 19, was taken to hospital where he later died. Janet Read, who lives along Matlock Road, said: "It's left me very...
Mon 10th Apr 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

People living in Ambergate saddened by tragic death of teen who...

People living near the site where a teenager is thought to have fallen at least 10ft from the roof of a building have described the news of his death as a "terrible tragedy".Police officers and firefighters were called to a unit at Derwent Works, Matlock Road, at about 8pm last night, following reports that a man had fallen through a roof. The man, who police believe is 19, was taken to hospital where he later died. Janet Read, who lives along Matlock Road near where the site is,...
Mon 10th Apr 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

Man dies after falling through a roof

A man has died after apparently falling through the roof of a derelict building in Ambergate.
Mon 10th Apr 2017 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Man dies after apparently falling through a roof

A man has died after apparently falling through the roof of a building in Ambergate.
Mon 10th Apr 2017 by Derbyshire Police read more

Ambergate death: Man, 19, dies after derelict building fall

The 19-year-old man apparently fell through the roof in Derbyshire on Sunday evening.
Mon 10th Apr 2017 by BBC Derbyshire read more

Teen dies after 'falling through roof of building' in Ambergate

Police have confirmed that a teenager who is thought to have fallen at least 10ft from the roof of a derelict building has died. Officers from Derbyshire police, along with Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service, were called to a unit at Derwent Works, Matlock Road, at about 8pm last night following reports that a man had fallen through a roof.A spokeswoman for the force said: "The man, thought to be aged 19, was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead. "We don't believe there are...
Mon 10th Apr 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

Fire service called after man falls through roof of derelict...

A man has been taken to hospital after falling at least between 10ft and 20ft from the roof of a derelict building.Two crews from the Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to the A6 in Ambergate near Holly Lane at 7.49pm on Sunday evening by the ambulance service.The fire service has told the Derby Telegraph the incident happened at the former Ambergate Wireworks factory but could not say why or how the man fell from the building.MORE NEWS: Fire closes Derbyshire road due to explosion...
Sun 9th Apr 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

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