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Acheulean (also Acheulian and Mode II), from the French acheuléen, is an archaeological industry of stone tool manufacture characterized by distinctive oval and pear-shaped "hand-axes" associated with Homo erectus and derived species such as Homo heidelbergensis.
Adam Bede, the first novel written by George Eliot (the pen name of Mary Ann Evans), was published in 1859.
Alderwasley is a village and civil parish in the Amber Valley district of Derbyshire, England.
Alfreton is a town and civil parish in Amber Valley, Derbyshire based in the East Midlands, England, adjoining the Bolsover and North East Derbyshire districts.
Alfreton Town Football Club is a football club based in Alfreton, Derbyshire, England.
All Gas and Gaiters is a British television ecclesiastical sitcom which aired on BBC1 from 1966 to 1971.
The Alport Castles are a landslip feature in the Peak District National Park in Derbyshire.
Amanda Burton (born 10 October 1956) is a Northern Irish actress, well known for her television roles, including Heather Black in the Channel 4 soap opera Brookside, Beth Glover in Peak Practice, Sam Ryan in the BBC crime drama series Silent Witness, Clare Blake in ''The Commander'' and Karen Fisher in ''Waterloo Road''.
Amber Valley is a local government district and borough in Derbyshire, England.
Ambergate is a village in Derbyshire, England, situated where the River Amber joins the River Derwent, and where the A610 road from Ripley and Nottingham joins the A6 that runs along the Derwent valley between Derby to the south and Matlock to the north.
Arbor Low is a Neolithic henge monument in the Peak District, Derbyshire, England.
Arcadia is a 1993 play by Tom Stoppard concerning the relationship between past and present, order and disorder, certainty and uncertainty.
An archaeophyte is a plant species which is non-native to a geographical region, but which was an introduced species in "ancient" times, rather than being a modern introduction.
Ardotalia (also known as Melandra, or Melandra Castle) is a Roman fort in Gamesley, near Glossop in Derbyshire, England.
Ashbourne is a market town in the Derbyshire Dales, England.
Axe Edge Moor is the major moorland southwest of Buxton in the Peak District.
Bakewell is a small market town and civil parish in the Derbyshire Dales district of Derbyshire, England, well known for the local confection Bakewell pudding.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
BBC Radio Derby is the BBC Local Radio station for the English county of Derbyshire, covering all but the northern tip of the county, and also serves eastern Staffordshire, mainly Uttoxeter and Burton upon Trent.
Belper is a town and civil parish in the local government district of Amber Valley in Derbyshire, England, located about north of Derby on the River Derwent.
A biodiversity action plan (BAP) is an internationally recognized program addressing threatened species and habitats and is designed to protect and restore biological systems.
Bleaklow is a high, largely peat-covered, gritstone moorland, just north of Kinder Scout, across the Snake Pass (A57), in the Derbyshire High Peak near the town of Glossop.
Bluebell Arboretum is an arboretum and associated plant nursery near the village of Smisby in South Derbyshire, England.
Bolsover is a small town near Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England.
Bolsover Castle is a castle in Bolsover, Derbyshire, England.
Bolsover is a local government district in Derbyshire, England.
Botrychium lunaria is a species of fern in the family Ophioglossaceae known by the common name moonwort or common moonwort.
Bretby is a village and civil parish in the south of Derbyshire, England, north of Swadlincote and east of Burton upon Trent, on the border between Derbyshire and Staffordshire.
The Bronze Age is a historical period characterized by the use of bronze, and in some areas proto-writing, and other early features of urban civilization.
Brough and Shatton is a civil parish in Hope Valley in the High Peak district of Derbyshire, England.
The UK's Building regulations are statutory instruments that seek to ensure that the policies set out in the relevant legislation are carried out.
Burnaston is a village and civil parish in the South Derbyshire district of Derbyshire, England, just south-west of the city of Derby.
Burton upon Trent, also known as Burton-on-Trent or simply Burton, is a town on the River Trent in East Staffordshire, England, close to the border with Derbyshire.
The Burton upon Trent and Swadlincote Green Belt is a statutory green belt environmental and planning policy that regulates the rural space between the towns of Burton upon Trent and Swadlincote, in the counties of Derbyshire and Staffordshire, within the East Midlands region of England.
Buxton is a spa town in Derbyshire, in the East Midlands region of England.
Calcareous grassland (or alkaline grassland) is an ecosystem associated with thin basic soil, such as that on chalk and limestone downland.
Calke Abbey is a Grade I listed country house near Ticknall, Derbyshire, England, in the care of the charitable National Trust.
Calluna vulgaris (known as common heather, ling, or simply heather) is the sole species in the genus Calluna in the flowering plant family Ericaceae.
The Carboniferous is a geologic period and system that spans 60 million years from the end of the Devonian Period million years ago (Mya), to the beginning of the Permian Period, Mya.
Ivan Simon Cary Elwes (born 26 October 1962) is an English actor, voice actor and writer.
Castleton is a village in the High Peak district of Derbyshire, England, at the western end of the Hope Valley on the Peakshole Water, a tributary of the River Noe, between the Dark Peak to the north and the White Peak to the south.
Caving – also traditionally known as spelunking in the United States and Canada and potholing in the United Kingdom and Ireland – is the recreational pastime of exploring wild (generally non-commercial) cave systems.
The ceremonial counties, also referred to as the lieutenancy areas of England, are areas of England to which a Lord Lieutenant is appointed.
A chamber tomb is a tomb for burial used in many different cultures.
Chatsworth House is a stately home in Derbyshire, England, in the Derbyshire Dales north-east of Bakewell and west of Chesterfield.
Cheshire (archaically the County Palatine of Chester) is a county in North West England, bordering Merseyside and Greater Manchester to the north, Derbyshire to the east, Staffordshire and Shropshire to the south and Flintshire, Wales and Wrexham county borough to the west.
Chesterfield is a market town and borough in Derbyshire, England.
Chesterfield Football Club is a professional association football club based in the town of Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England.
Chesterfield Parish Church is an Anglican church dedicated to Saint Mary and All Saints, located in the town of Chesterfield in Derbyshire, England.
Coal Aston is in the county of Derbyshire, in England.
Common Era or Current Era (CE) is one of the notation systems for the world's most widely used calendar era – an alternative to the Dionysian AD and BC system.
The Conservative Party, officially the Conservative and Unionist Party, is a centre-right political party in the United Kingdom.
Coton in the Elms is a village and parish in the English county of Derbyshire.
A council house is a form of public or social housing built by local municipalities in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
The County Championship, currently known as the Specsavers County Championship for sponsorship reasons, is the domestic first-class cricket competition in England and Wales and is organised by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).
The County Cricket Ground (known as The 3aaa County Ground for sponsorship reasons; usually shortened to the County Ground and also known as the Racecourse Ground) is a cricket ground in Derby, England.
In 2002 Plantlife ran a "County Flowers" campaign to assign flowers to each of the counties of the United Kingdom and the Isle of Man.
Crich is a village in the English county of Derbyshire.
Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).
Crushed stone or angular rock is a form of construction aggregate, typically produced by mining a suitable rock deposit and breaking the removed rock down to the desired size using crushers.
This is a list of people who have served as Custos Rotulorum of Derbyshire.
Herman Melville, Friedrich Nietzsche, Arthur Schopenhauer, Lev Shestov, Walt Whitman | influenced.
The Dark Peak is the higher, wilder northern part of the Peak District in England, mainly in Derbyshire and South Yorkshire.
Derby is a city and unitary authority area in Derbyshire, England.
Derby Cathedral, known as the Cathedral of All Saints, is a grade I listed cathedral church in the city of Derby, in the county of Derbyshire, England.
Derby County Football Club is a professional association football club based in Derby, Derbyshire, England.
Derbyshire is a former United Kingdom Parliamentary constituency.
Derbyshire Constabulary is the territorial police force responsible for policing the county of Derbyshire, England.
Derbyshire County Council is the upper-tier local authority for the non-metropolitan county of Derbyshire, England.
Derbyshire County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.
Derbyshire Dales or is a local government district in Derbyshire, England.
This article details some of the history of lead mining in Derbyshire, England.
The Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner is the police and crime commissioner, an elected official tasked with setting out the way crime is tackled by Derbyshire Police in the English County of Derbyshire.
Derbyshire Wildlife Trust is one of 47 local Wildlife Trusts around the UK working to promote and protect local wildlife.
Derek Robert Nimmo (19 September 193024 February 1999) was an English character actor, producer and author.
Derventio was a small town in the Roman province of Britannia.
Derwent Reservoir is the middle of three reservoirs in the Upper Derwent Valley in the northeast of Derbyshire, England.
Derwent Valley Mills is a World Heritage Site along the River Derwent in Derbyshire, England, designated in December 2001.
Dinantian is the name of a series or epoch from the Lower Carboniferous system in Europe.
Dore is a large village in South Yorkshire, England.
Dore and Totley ward—which includes the districts of Bradway, Dore, Totley, and Whirlow—is one of the 28 electoral wards in City of Sheffield, England.
Dovedale is a valley in the Peak District of England.
Dronfield is a town in North East Derbyshire in the East Midlands region of England.
Dronfield Woodhouse is a district of Dronfield, in North East Derbyshire, England.
The Duchy of Lancaster is, since 1399, the private estate of the British sovereign as Duke of Lancaster.
Duckmanton is a village within the civil parish of Sutton-cum-Duckmanton, in North East Derbyshire, between Bolsover and Chesterfield.
Duffield Frith was, in medieval times, an area of Derbyshire in England, part of that bestowed upon Henry de Ferrers (or Ferrars) by King William, controlled from his seat at Duffield Castle.
The East Midlands is one of nine official regions of England at the first level of NUTS for statistical purposes.
East Midlands is an English constituency of the European Parliament in the United Kingdom.
Eckington is a town in North East Derbyshire, 7 miles (11 km) northeast of Chesterfield and 8.5 miles (14 km) southeast of Sheffield on the border with South Yorkshire.
Edward I (17/18 June 1239 – 7 July 1307), also known as Edward Longshanks and the Hammer of the Scots (Malleus Scotorum), was King of England from 1272 to 1307.
The English Football League Championship (often referred to as the Championship for short or the Sky Bet Championship for sponsorship reasons) is the highest division of the English Football League (EFL) and second-highest overall in the English football league system, after the Premier League.
Elizabeth Bennet is the protagonist in the 1813 novel Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen.
Elvaston Castle is a stately home in Elvaston, Derbyshire, England.
Empetrum nigrum, crowberry, black crowberry, or, in western Alaska, blackberry, is a flowering plant species in the heather family Ericaceae with a near circumboreal distribution in the northern hemisphere.
Endemism is the ecological state of a species being unique to a defined geographic location, such as an island, nation, country or other defined zone, or habitat type; organisms that are indigenous to a place are not endemic to it if they are also found elsewhere.
The English Football League (EFL) is a league competition featuring professional football clubs from England and Wales.
English Heritage (officially the English Heritage Trust) is a registered charity that manages the National Heritage Collection.
Environmental health is the branch of public health concerned with all aspects of the natural and built environment affecting human health.
Epipactis atrorubens, the Dark-red Helleborine or Royal Helleborine, is an herbaceous plant from the family Orchidaceae.
Erewash is a local government district and borough in eastern Derbyshire, England, to the east of Derby and the west of Nottingham.
Eriophorum vaginatum L. (hare's-tail cottongrass, tussock cottongrass, sheathed cottonsedge) is a species of perennial herbaceous flowering plant in the sedge family Cyperaceae.
The European Parliament (EP) is the directly elected parliamentary institution of the European Union (EU).
Five Wells is a chambered tomb and scheduled ancient monument on Taddington Moor in the Peak District.
The Flag Institute is an educational charity headquartered in London, UK.
The flag of Derbyshire is the flag of the English county of Derbyshire.
In a number of countries, plants have been chosen as symbols to represent specific geographic areas.
The Forest of East Derbyshire was, in medieval times, an area of wooded heath between the River Derwent and the River Erewash in Derbyshire.
The Forest of High Peak was, in medieval times, a moorland forest covering most of the north west of Derbyshire, England, extending as far south as Tideswell and Buxton.
Fritchley is a small village in Derbyshire south of Crich and north of Ambergate.
Mary Anne Evans (22 November 1819 – 22 December 1880; alternatively "Mary Ann" or "Marian"), known by her pen name George Eliot, was an English novelist, poet, journalist, translator, and one of the leading writers of the Victorian era.
Georgette Heyer (16 August 1902 – 4 July 1974) was an English historical romance and detective fiction novelist.
Glossop is a market town in the High Peak, Derbyshire, England, about east of Manchester, west of Sheffield and north of the county town, Matlock.
Glossop North End Association Football Club are a football club in Glossop, Derbyshire, England.
Greater Manchester is a metropolitan county in North West England, with a population of 2,782,100.
In United Kingdom town planning, the green belt is a policy for controlling urban growth.
Gritstone or grit is a hard, coarse-grained, siliceous sandstone.
Haddon Hall is an English country house on the River Wye near Bakewell, Derbyshire, one of the seats of the Duke of Rutland.
Hadfield is a town in the High Peak of Derbyshire, England.
Hang gliding is an air sport or recreational activity in which a pilot flies a light, non-motorised foot-launched heavier-than-air aircraft called a hang glider.
Hardwick Hall, in Derbyshire, is an architecturally significant Elizabethan country house in England, a leading example of the Elizabethan prodigy house.
Hathersage is a village and civil parish in the Peak District in Derbyshire, England.
Heage is a village in Derbyshire, England, situated midway between Belper and Ripley in the Amber Valley district.
Heanor is a town in the Amber Valley district of Derbyshire in the East Midlands of England.
The Heights of Abraham is a tourist attraction in Matlock Bath, Derbyshire, England.
Helena Bonham Carter (born 26 May 1966) is an English actress best known for her roles in low-budget arthouse and independent films to large-scale Hollywood productions.
Helianthemum nummularium (known as common rock-rose) is a species of rock-rose (Cistaceae), native to most of Europe.
There are three related types of Neolithic earthwork that are all sometimes loosely called henges.
Henry de Ferrers (died by 1100), magnate and administrator, was a Norman who after the 1066 Norman conquest was awarded extensive lands in England.
Henry II (5 March 1133 – 6 July 1189), also known as Henry Curtmantle (Court-manteau), Henry FitzEmpress or Henry Plantagenet, ruled as Count of Anjou, Count of Maine, Duke of Normandy, Duke of Aquitaine, Count of Nantes, King of England and Lord of Ireland; at various times, he also partially controlled Wales, Scotland and Brittany.
Hieracium naviense is a very rare species of hawkweed which has been given the common name of Derby hawkweed.
The High Peak Estate is an area of Pennine moorland in the ownership of the National Trust in the Dark Peak area of Derbyshire, England.
The High Peak Trail is a trail for walkers, cyclists and horse riders in the Peak District.
High Peak is a borough in Derbyshire, England.
This is a list of High Sheriffs of Derbyshire from 1568.
The historic counties of England are areas that were established for administration by the Normans, in many cases based on earlier kingdoms and shires created by the Anglo-Saxons and others.
The Historic England Archive is the public archive of Historic England, located in The Engine House on Fire Fly Avenue in Swindon, formerly part of the Swindon Works of the Great Western Railway.
Hollingwood is a small village approximately four miles north east of Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England.
The Hope Valley is a rural area centred on the village of Hope, Derbyshire in the Peak District in the northern Midlands of England.
Hopton is a small village adjacent to the market town of Wirksworth in the Peak District, it is first mentioned in Domesday book in 1086 as a berewick (supporting farm) of the town and manor of Wirksworth and its two main industries from ancient times have been farming and lead mining.
The House of Commons is the lower house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
The Howden Reservoir is a Y-shaped reservoir, top one of the three in the Upper Derwent Valley, England.
Hugh John Mungo Grant OBE (born 9 September 1960) is an English actor and film producer.
In archeology, a hut circle is a circular or oval depression in the ground with evidence of a low stone wall around it that used to be the foundation of a round house.
Hydropower or water power (from ύδωρ, "water") is power derived from the energy of falling water or fast running water, which may be harnessed for useful purposes.
Ilam Park is a country park situated in Ilam, on both banks of the River Manifold five miles (8 km) north west of Ashbourne, England, and in the ownership of the National Trust.
Ilkeston is a town within the Borough of Erewash, in Derbyshire, England.
The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840.
Inkersall and Inkersall Green (informaly referred to by local residents as Inky) are areas of settlement in Derbyshire, England.
An interglacial period (or alternatively interglacial, interglaciation) is a geological interval of warmer global average temperature lasting thousands of years that separates consecutive glacial periods within an ice age.
The International Quidditch Association (IQA) is the governing body for the sport of quidditch.
ITV Granada (formerly Granada Television; informally Granada) is the Channel 3 regional service for North West England and the Isle of Man.
Jane Austen (16 December 1775 – 18 July 1817) was an English novelist known primarily for her six major novels, which interpret, critique and comment upon the British landed gentry at the end of the 18th century.
Kedleston Hall is an English country house in Kedleston, Derbyshire, approximately four miles north-west of Derby, and is the seat of the Curzon family whose name originates in Notre-Dame-de-Courson in Normandy.
Henry Kenneth Alfred "Ken" Russell (3 July 1927 – 27 November 2011) was an English film director, known for his pioneering work in television and film and for his flamboyant and controversial style.
Kevin Whately (born 6 February 1951) is an English actor.
Kinder Scout is a moorland plateau and National Nature Reserve in the Dark Peak of the Derbyshire Peak District in England.
The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom.
Lady Jane is a 1986 British costume drama romance film directed by Trevor Nunn, written by David Edgar, and starring Helena Bonham Carter as the title character.
Ladybower Reservoir is a large Y-shaped reservoir, the lowest of three in the Upper Derwent Valley in Derbyshire, England.
Leicester ("Lester") is a city and unitary authority area in the East Midlands of England, and the county town of Leicestershire.
Leicestershire (abbreviation Leics.) is a landlocked county in the English Midlands.
The Leicestershire and South Derbyshire Coalfield in the English Midlands is one of the smaller British coalfields.
Lime is a calcium-containing inorganic mineral in which oxides, and hydroxides predominate.
Limestone is a sedimentary rock, composed mainly of skeletal fragments of marine organisms such as coral, forams and molluscs.
This is a list of football clubs based in the British county of Derbyshire.
The ceremonial county of Derbyshire (which includes the unitary authority of Derby) is divided into 11 Parliamentary constituencies: three Borough constituencies and eight County constituencies.
Little Chester, also known as Chester Green after the area of open parkland at its centre, is a suburb of the city of Derby, in Derbyshire, England.
Local education authorities (LEAs) are the local councils in England and Wales that are responsible for education within their jurisdiction.
The Local Government Act 1972 is an Act of Parliament in the United Kingdom that reformed local government in England and Wales on 1 April 1974.
Local Nature Partnerships (LNPs) are partnerships of a broad range of influential organisations, businesses and people, and from a range of sectors, charged by government with the task of bringing about improvements in their local natural environment in England.
Long Eaton is a town in the Erewash district of Derbyshire, England.
Longdendale is a valley in Northern England, north of Glossop and southwest of Holmfirth.
Longshaw Estate is an area of moorland, woodland and farmland located within the Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, England.
This is a list of people who have served as Lord Lieutenant of Derbyshire.
Loscoe is a village near Heanor in Derbyshire, England, lying within the civil parish of Heanor and Loscoe.
The Magnesian Limestone is a suite of carbonate rocks in north-east England dating from the Permian period.
Mam Tor is a hill near Castleton in the High Peak of Derbyshire, England.
Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 530,300.
Marple Bridge is a village in the Metropolitan Borough of Stockport, Greater Manchester, England, on the River Goyt, which runs through the centre of the village, close to Marple.
Marple is a small town within the Metropolitan Borough of Stockport, in Greater Manchester, England.
Marsh Lane village is located in the civil parish of Eckington in North-East Derbyshire, England.
Masonry is the building of structures from individual units, which are often laid in and bound together by mortar; the term masonry can also refer to the units themselves.
Mastin Moor is a village lying just East of Staveley in Derbyshire, United Kingdom.
Matlock Bath is a village and civil parish situated south of Matlock on the main A6 road in Derbyshire, England, approximately halfway between Buxton and Derby.
Matlock is the county town of Derbyshire, England.
Measham is a large English village in Leicestershire close to the borders with Derbyshire, Staffordshire and Warwickshire.
Melbourne Hall, Derbyshire, England was once the seat of the Victorian Prime Minister William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne, and thus is the origin of the name of the city of Melbourne, Australia.
Mercia (Miercna rīce) was one of the kingdoms of the Anglo-Saxon Heptarchy.
The Mercia Mudstone Group is an early Triassic lithostratigraphic group (a sequence of rock strata) which is widespread in Britain, especially in the English Midlands – the name is derived from the ancient kingdom of Mercia which corresponds to that area.
In Old World archaeology, Mesolithic (Greek: μέσος, mesos "middle"; λίθος, lithos "stone") is the period between the Upper Paleolithic and the Neolithic.
A metallophyte is a plant that can tolerate high levels of heavy metals such as lead.
The Metropolitan Borough of Stockport is a metropolitan borough of Greater Manchester in North West England.
The Middle Paleolithic (or Middle Palaeolithic) is the second subdivision of the Paleolithic or Old Stone Age as it is understood in Europe, Africa and Asia.
The Midland Railway (MR) was a railway company in the United Kingdom from 1844 to 1922, when it became part of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway.
Milford is a village in Derbyshire, England, on the River Derwent, between Duffield and Belper on the A6 trunk road.
Minninglow (or Minning Low) is a hill in the Peak District National Park in Derbyshire, located within the White Peak area at grid reference.
Minuartia is a genus of flowering plants commonly known as "sandworts" in the carnation family Caryophyllaceae.
The Monsal Trail is a cycle, horse riding and walking trail in the Derbyshire Peak District.
Moorland or moor is a type of habitat found in upland areas in temperate grasslands, savannas, and shrublands and montane grasslands and shrublands biomes, characterised by low-growing vegetation on acidic soils.
Mosborough ward — which includes the districts of Halfway, Mosborough village, Waterthorpe, and Westfield — is one of the 28 electoral wards in City of Sheffield, England.
Fitzwilliam Darcy, generally referred to as Mr.
The Namurian is a stage in the regional stratigraphy of northwest Europe with an age between roughly 326 and 313 Ma (million years ago).
Nanny is a BBC television series that ran between 1981 and 1983.
A National Character Area (NCA) is a natural subdivision of England based on a combination of landscape, biodiversity, geodiversity and economic activity.
The National League is an association football league in England consisting of three divisions, the National League, National League North and National League South.
The National League North, formerly Conference North (named the Vanarama National League North for sponsorship reasons), is a division of the National League in England, taking its place immediately below the top division National League.
The National Tramway Museum is located at Crich,, Derbyshire, England.
The National Trust, formally the National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, is a conservation organisation in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, and the largest membership organisation in the United Kingdom.
The Neolithic was a period in the development of human technology, beginning about 10,200 BC, according to the ASPRO chronology, in some parts of Western Asia, and later in other parts of the world and ending between 4500 and 2000 BC.
Nestlé S.A. is a Swiss transnational food and drink company headquartered in Vevey, Vaud, Switzerland.
A non-metropolitan county, or colloquially, shire county, is a county-level entity in England that is not a metropolitan county.
Non-metropolitan districts, or colloquially "shire districts", are a type of local government district in England.
The Norman conquest of England (in Britain, often called the Norman Conquest or the Conquest) was the 11th-century invasion and occupation of England by an army of Norman, Breton, Flemish and French soldiers led by Duke William II of Normandy, later styled William the Conqueror.
North East Derbyshire is a local government district in Derbyshire, England.
The North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust (NWAS), formerly 4 services (Cumbria Ambulance Service, Lancashire Ambulance Service, Cheshire and Mersey Ambulance Service and Greater Manchester Ambulance Service), was formed on 1 July 2006, as part of Health Minister Lord Warner's plans to reduce the number of NHS ambulance service trusts operating in the United Kingdom meaning that (NWAS) was given a bigger area to cover, making them the second largest in England It is one of 10 Ambulance Trusts providing England with Emergency medical services, and is part of the National Health Service, receiving direct government funding for its role.
The North West Green Belt is a green belt environmental and planning policy that regulates the rural space throughout mainly the North West region of England.
The Nottingham and Derby Green Belt is a green belt environmental and planning policy for the cities of Derby and Nottingham in the East Midlands region of England.
Nottinghamshire (pronounced or; abbreviated Notts) is a county in the East Midlands region of England, bordering South Yorkshire to the north-west, Lincolnshire to the east, Leicestershire to the south, and Derbyshire to the west.
Ockbrook School is an independent coeducational day and boarding school for children aged 2–18 years situated in rural Derbyshire between the cities of Nottingham and Derby.
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is the executive office of the UK Statistics Authority, a non-ministerial department which reports directly to the UK Parliament.
Ophrys insectifera, the fly orchid, is a species of orchid and the type species of the genus Ophrys.
Orchis mascula, the early-purple orchid, is a species of flowering plant in the orchid family, Orchidaceae.
Ordnance Survey (OS) is a national mapping agency in the United Kingdom which covers the island of Great Britain.
A parish council is a civil local authority found in England and is the first tier of local government.
The genus Parnassia, also known as Grass of Parnassus or bog-stars, are plants in the family Celastraceae.
The Peak District is an upland area in England at the southern end of the Pennines.
Peak Practice is a British drama series about a GP surgery in Cardale—a small fictional town in the Derbyshire Peak District—and the doctors who worked there.
Peak Rail is a preserved railway in Derbyshire, Central England, which operates a steam and heritage diesel service for tourists and visitors to both the Peak District and the Derbyshire Dales.
Pemberley is the fictional country estate owned by Fitzwilliam Darcy, the male protagonist in Jane Austen's novel Pride and Prejudice.
The Pennines, also known as the Pennine Chain or Pennine Hills, are a range of mountains and hills in England separating North West England from Yorkshire and North East England.
Peveril of the Peak (1823) is the longest novel by Sir Walter Scott.
Planning permission or developmental approval refers to the approval needed for construction or expansion (including significant renovation) in some jurisdictions.
Plantlife is a wild plant conservation charity., it owned 23 nature reserves around the United Kingdom.
Pleasley Colliery is a former English coal mine.
Polemonium caeruleum, known as Jacob's-ladder or Greek valerian, is a hardy perennial flowering plant.
Pride & Prejudice is a 2005 romantic drama film directed by Joe Wright and based on Jane Austen's 1813 novel of the same name.
Pride and Prejudice is a romantic novel by Jane Austen, first published in 1813.
A quarry is a place from which dimension stone, rock, construction aggregate, riprap, sand, gravel, or slate has been excavated from the ground.
Quaternary is the current and most recent of the three periods of the Cenozoic Era in the geologic time scale of the International Commission on Stratigraphy (ICS).
Quidditch is a sport of two teams of seven players each mounted on broomsticks played on a hockey rink-sized pitch.
The Register of Historic Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England provides a listing and classification system for historic parks and gardens similar to that used for listed buildings.
Renishaw Hall is a country house in Renishaw in the parish of Eckington in Derbyshire, England.
Renishaw is a village in the district of North East Derbyshire in England.
Repton is a village and civil parish in the South Derbyshire district of Derbyshire, England, located on the edge of the River Trent floodplain, about north of Swadlincote.
Repton School is a co-educational independent school for boarding and day students in Repton, Derbyshire, England.
Sir Richard Arkwright (23 December 1732 – 3 August 1792) was an English inventor and a leading entrepreneur during the early Industrial Revolution.
Ridgeway is a district of North East Derbyshire in the county of Derbyshire in England.
Ripley is a town in the Amber Valley borough of Derbyshire, England.
The Derwent is a river in Derbyshire, England.
The River Dove is the principal river of the southwestern Peak District, in the Midlands of England and is around in length.
The River Manifold is a river in Staffordshire, England.
The River Trent is the third-longest river in the United Kingdom.
Robert Reiner (born March 6, 1947) is an American actor, writer, director, producer, and activist.
Robin Gayle Wright (born April 8, 1966) is an American actress and director.
Rock climbing is a popular activity in the Peak District; particularly on edges such as Stanage or Froggatt.
Rolls-Royce Holdings plc is a British multinational public limited company incorporated in February 2011 that owns Rolls-Royce, a business established in 1904 which today designs, manufactures and distributes power systems for aviation and other industries.
Roman Britain (Britannia or, later, Britanniae, "the Britains") was the area of the island of Great Britain that was governed by the Roman Empire, from 43 to 410 AD.
The Roman conquest of Britain was a gradual process, beginning effectively in AD 43 under Emperor Claudius, whose general Aulus Plautius served as first governor of Roman Britain (Britannia).
The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS), founded in 1804 as the Horticultural Society of London, is the UK's leading gardening charity.
Rubus durescens is a rare British species of flowering plant in the rose family.
Rugby league football is a full-contact sport played by two teams of thirteen players on a rectangular field.
Sheffield is a city and metropolitan borough in South Yorkshire, England.
Sheffield Football Club is an English football club from Sheffield, South Yorkshire, although now based in Dronfield, Derbyshire.
The Sherwood Sandstone Group is a Triassic lithostratigraphic group (a sequence of rock strata) which is widespread in Britain, especially in the English Midlands.
Shirebrook is a town in the Bolsover district of north-east Derbyshire on the border with Nottinghamshire, England.
Shuttlewood is a village situated about 2 miles north of Bolsover, in Bolsover District, Derbyshire, England.
Sons and Lovers is a 1913 novel by the English writer D. H. Lawrence, originally published by B.W. Huebsch Publishers.
The South and West Yorkshire Green Belt is a green belt environmental and planning policy that regulates the rural space within the Yorkshire and the Humber region of England.
South Derbyshire is a local government district in Derbyshire, England.
South Yorkshire is a metropolitan county in England.
Spinkhill is a small village in North East Derbyshire, England.
Staffordshire (abbreviated Staffs) is a landlocked county in the West Midlands of England.
Stanfree is a community/village in Bolsover (district), county of Derbyshire, consisting of a couple of rows of terraced cottages, lying halfway between Shuttlewood and Clowne.
Staveley is a town within the borough of Chesterfield, in Derbyshire, England.
Steelmaking is the process for producing steel from iron ore and scrap.
Stig of the Dump is a children's novel by Clive King, first published in the United Kingdom in 1963. It is regarded as a modern children's classic and is often read in schools. It was illustrated by Edward Ardizzone and has been twice adapted for television, in 1981 and in 2002. It was first broadcast as an adaptation on BBC Home Service for schools in November 1964, and later on the BBC series Blue Peter.
Sudbury Hall is a country house in Sudbury, Derbyshire, England.
Swadlincote is a town in Derbyshire, England, near the borders with Leicestershire and Staffordshire.
Swarkestone is a village and civil parish in the South Derbyshire district of Derbyshire, England.
Sweet Medicine is an ITV drama series from 2003 about a family doctor's surgery in the Peak District of central England.
Thamnobryum angustifolium, the Derbyshire feathermoss, is a species of moss in the Neckeraceae family.
The Chronicles of Narnia is a BBC-produced television serial that was aired from 13 November 1988 to 23 December 1990 and is based on four books of C. S. Lewis's The Chronicles of Narnia series.
The Full Monty is a 1997 British comedy film directed by Peter Cattaneo, starring Robert Carlyle, Mark Addy, William Snape, Steve Huison, Tom Wilkinson, Paul Barber and Hugo Speer.
The Lair of the White Worm is a 1988 British horror film based loosely on the Bram Stoker novel of the same name and drawing upon the English legend of the Lambton Worm.
The League of Gentlemen is a British comedy television series that premiered on BBC Two in 1999.
The National Forest is an environmental project in central England run by The National Forest Company.
The Princess Bride is a 1987 American romantic comedy fantasy adventure film directed and co-produced by Rob Reiner, starring Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, Mandy Patinkin, Chris Sarandon, Wallace Shawn, André the Giant, and Christopher Guest.
The Toll-Gate is a Regency novel by Georgette Heyer, which takes place in 1817.
Thlaspi caerulescens, Alpine Penny-cress and also known as alpine pennygrass, is a flowering plant in the family Brassicaceae.
Thor's Cave (also known as Thor's House Cavern and Thyrsis's Cave) is a natural cavern located at in the Manifold Valley of the White Peak in Staffordshire, England.
Thorntons is a British chocolate brand established by Joseph William Thornton in 1911.
Ticknall is a small village and civil parish in South Derbyshire, England.
Tintwistle is a village and civil parish in the High Peak district of the non-metropolitan county of Derbyshire, England.
Titan is a natural cavern near Castleton in the Derbyshire Peak District, and is the deepest shaft of any known cave in Britain, at.
Sir Tom Stoppard (born Tomáš Straussler; 3 July 1937) is a Czech-born British playwright and screenwriter.
Totley is a suburb on the extreme southwest of the City of Sheffield, in South Yorkshire, England.
Toyota Motor Manufacturing (UK) Ltd is the United Kingdom manufacturing operation of Toyota, established in December 1989.
In the United Kingdom, Trading Standards are the local authority departments, formerly known as Weights and Measures, that enforce consumer protection legislation.
Trent College is a co-educational independent day and boarding school located in Long Eaton, Derbyshire between Nottingham and Derby.
Sir Trevor Robert Nunn, CBE (born 14 January 1940) is an English theatre director.
The Tudor rose (sometimes called the Union rose) is the traditional floral heraldic emblem of England and takes its name and origins from the House of Tudor, which united the House of York and House of Lancaster.
Tufa is a variety of limestone formed when carbonate minerals precipitate out of ambient temperature water.
Unitary authorities of England are local authorities that are responsible for the provision of all local government services within a district.
A unitary authority is a type of local authority that has a single tier and is responsible for all local government functions within its area or performs additional functions which elsewhere in the relevant country are usually performed by national government or a higher level of sub-national government.
A nationwide census, known as Census 2001, was conducted in the United Kingdom on Sunday, 29 April 2001.
United Utilities Group plc (UU), the United Kingdom's largest listed water company, was founded in 1995 as a result of the merger of North West Water and NORWEB.
The Upper Paleolithic (or Upper Palaeolithic, Late Stone Age) is the third and last subdivision of the Paleolithic or Old Stone Age.
Vaccinium myrtillus is a species of shrub with edible fruit of blue color, commonly called "bilberry", "wimberry", "whortleberry", or European blueberry.
A vice-county (vice county or biological vice-county) is a geographical division of the British Isles used for the purposes of biological recording and other scientific data-gathering.
Viola lutea, also known as the mountain pansy, is a species of violet that grows in Europe, from the British Isles to the Balkans.
Waingroves is a small village in the Amber Valley district of Derbyshire, England, approximately two miles away from the town of Ripley.
West Yorkshire is a metropolitan county in England.
The Westphalian is a stage in the regional stratigraphy of northwest Europe with an age between roughly 313 and 304 Ma (million years ago).
Whaley is a small village in Derbyshire, England, located one mile from Whaley Thorns, 1½ miles from Elmton, 1½ miles from Langwith and 2½ miles from Bolsover.
The White Peak is the lower, southern part of the Peak District in England.
William Peverell (c. 1040 – c. 1115, Latinised to Gulielmus Piperellus), was a Norman knight granted lands in England following the Norman Conquest.
Wingfield Manor is a deserted (since the 1770s) and ruined manor house some from the town of Alfreton in the English county of Derbyshire.
Winnats Pass (or just Winnats as it is shown on some Ordnance Survey maps) is a hill pass and limestone gorge in the Peak District of Derbyshire, England.
Wirksworth is a market town in the Derbyshire Dales district of Derbyshire, England, with a population recorded as 5,038 in the 2011 census.
Women in Love is a 1969 British romantic drama film directed by Ken Russell, and starring Alan Bates, Oliver Reed, Glenda Jackson, and Jennie Linden.
A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties.
Youlgreave or Youlgrave is a village in the Derbyshire Peak District, lying on the River Bradford, four kilometres south of Bakewell.