30 YEARS AGO

Ashbourne News Telegraph - - MEMORY LANE -

● Ju­nior health min­is­ter Ed­wina Cur­rie re­vealed in the House of Com­mons that South­ern Der­byshire Health Author­ity had agreed to take a fresh look at the pro­vi­sion of health­care in Der­byshire Dales and the High Peak. This came after West Der­byshire MP Pa­trick Mclough­lin brought up the is­sue of the clos­ing of Ash­bourne’s ma­ter­nity home.

● Thou­sands of peo­ple turned out to watch or take part in Dovedale Dash. It was the first event or­gan­ised by vil­lagers, who took over from Derby Mer­cury Run­ning Club.

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