The Biggest on line activity of the year- dubbed Mega Monday - proved too much for the banks technology on 2nd December, with millions of transactions declined for no reason.
A technological banking glitch on one of the busiest online shopping days of the year left millions of shoppers unable to pay for transactions using their credit or debit cards. Customers of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) gro [...]
Almost 90% of Britons will use mobile devices or purchase online to do their Christmas shopping this year Ė a higher proportion than any other major country Ė according to PayPalís global Holiday Shopping Study.
The survey, covering shoppers in the UK, US, Canada, Australia, Germany, Italy, Russia and Singapore, shows that Britons shopping this Christmas will do almost half their festive shopping online or via a smartphone or tablet, comp [...]
A lorry driver from Heywood, who was caught four times with illegal loads of beer smuggled from France, has been jailed for £131,000 fraud.
Simon O'Hare, 29, was stopped on four separate occasions in London, Yorkshire and Cambridgeshire by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) investigators with 26 pallets of smuggled beer: - 29 February 2012 at a licensed cash and carry s [...]
VetUK is based in Thirsk and supplies over 1 million pets with cheaper pet meds, veterinary products and pet products online. They sell items for your dogs, cats, horses, small animals such as guinea pigs, rabbits and hamsters; an
VetUK aims to increase the availability and reduce the cost of pet ownership whilst maintaining the highest standards of veterinary care for both you and your pet. They stock a broad range of over 8,000 products with fantastic sa [...]
If you're a retailer looking to get more customers through the door and onto your site, and want to know how you can maximise sales through important calendar events, then look no further than RedBorder Ltd. They have launched the
To successfully stay in business retailers must now stay one step ahead of their competition, and be both proactive and reactive when it comes to important annual events. Now in its second year, The Retail Calendar by RedBord [...]
TownTalk is still your guide to your town but now itís had a makeover. It's still as simple to use but now itís even faster, even smarter and it looks amazing too!
With now over 190 sites (and an ever expanding network) weíve got everything from local attraction and places to visit, to a directory of restaurants, bars and shops in your area. TownTalk is still the most comprehensive local new [...]
An intrepid team of fundraisers have taken on the challenge of a lifetime and conquered Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest freestanding mountain in Africa at 5896m.
William Tudor Jones from Great Hucklow and Julia Procter and Sally Eyre, both from Dore, took on the challenge to raise much needed funds for Helenís Trust. Their trip commenced on 27th September and lasted seven days. The ascent [...]
A Castleton school has unveiled a brand new look for its playground, thanks to a paint donation from the Dulux Letís Colour Project.
Castleton Primary School, on Back Street, is this year marking 150 years of educating many generations of the communityís children and staff were keen to revamp the exterior play area as part of the celebrations. As a tribute t [...]
Last year £17,000 overall was raised for the the Alzheimerís Society via Rotary Club of Cwmbran Valeís 2012 Christmas Pudding Appeal. The 2013 Appeal is for the same cause. Buy a pudding to help fight Dementia and to beat Buxton R
Buxton Rotary was one of 86 Rotary Clubs last year that raised £17,000 overall for the Alzheimerís Society via the Rotary Club of Cwmbran Valeís Christmas Pudding Appeal. This yearís Christmas Pudding Appeal is also for the Alzhei [...]
An award-winning artist from Whaley Bridge was exclusively commissioned by Lancashire County Cricket Club to capture this yearís Investec Ashes Series last weekend.
Rob Wilson, who is also a member of the prestigious Peak District Artisans, was invited to produce a range of commemorative paintings to celebrate this historic event. Capturing the series, Rob was overlooking the ground based in [...]
Local charity, Helenís Trust, are expanding to offer care, equipment and services to residents in Buxton and the High Peak. The Bakewell based charity prides itself on responding quickly and creatively to provide care, equipment
Local charity, Helenís Trust, are expanding to offer care, equipment and services to residents in Buxton and the High Peak. The Bakewell based charity prides itself on responding quickly and creatively to provide care, equipment [...]