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First ever Derbyshire whisky distillery starts production - but you’ll have to wait for a taste


 White Peak Distillery at Ambergate starts distilling its first single malt whisky

Mon 30th Apr 2018 by Derby Telegraph read more

Severn Trent complete £40m Ambergate reservoir expansion project

Severn Trent has completed a multi-million pound project to expand Ambergate reservoir, which provides fresh water to homes across the region.
Tue 3rd Apr 2018 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Work begins on £1million revamp of Ambergate pub and wedding venue

Work has begun on a £1million refurbishment of the Hurt Arms in Ambergate by Star Pubs & Bars and BKJ Leisure—owners of the White Hart at Moorwood Moor and the Horse & Jockey at Wessington.
Fri 26th Jan 2018 by Belper News read more

Popular pub shuts as lavish £1m transformation gets underway


 The revamp at the Hurt Arms at Ambergate will create 40 new jobs 
 
Fri 26th Jan 2018 by Derby Telegraph read more

Hurt Arms, Ambergate, benefits from £1m refurbishment

Building work has begun on a major 1m refurbishment of the Hurt Arms in Ambergate by local operators BKJ Leisure and Heineken-owned Star Pubs Bars.
Fri 26th Jan 2018 by Amber Valley Info read more

MP praises Severn Trent work on £40m Ambergate reservoir after visit

Mid Derbshire's MP has paid a visit to the new £40million reservoir complex at Ambergate which will supply water across the East Midlands.
Fri 19th Jan 2018 by Belper News read more

Appeal for information after caravans were broken into in Ambergate

Officers investigating thefts from nine caravans are appealing to the public for further information.
Fri 29th Dec 2017 by Amber Valley Info read more

Nine caravans broken into on Boxing Day

Police are investigating thefts from nine caravans in Ambergate on Boxing Day.
Thu 28th Dec 2017 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Appeal for information after caravans were broken into in Ambergate

Officers investigating thefts from nine caravans are appealing to the public for further information.
Thu 28th Dec 2017 by Derbyshire Police read more

Broken-down train causes disruption on Matlock line

Some trains have been cancelled on the Matlock line this morning due to a broken-down train at Ambergate.
Thu 28th Dec 2017 by Derbyshire Times read more

Car and van crash in Belper

Two vehicles crashed in Ambergate and police, the fire service and an ambulance were on the scene.
Thu 14th Dec 2017 by Belper News read more

Derbyshire pub The Hurt Arms to be transformed into top wedding venue

The Ambergate pub will build an extension with an industrial vintage-style theme
Thu 26th Oct 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

Belper graphic designer eyes big future after industry award

A young graphic designer from Ambergate has been given an early career boost after helping to land a prestigious industry award.
Thu 19th Oct 2017 by Belper News read more

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

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