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Press Cuttings

Click on the links below to read the full story of each article - they are listed in date order starting with the most recent.

6 October 2010 – Garden party to raise money – read more.....

15 May 2009 – Enhancing site's beauty – read more.....

14 November 2008 – Reuniting school pals – read more.....

13 November 2008 – Former pupils visit retirement site – read more.....

22 August 2008 – Darley Dale chip shop girl's bid for X Factor stardom – read more.....

6 March 2008 – Time Capsule – read more.....

28 November 2007 – Ex-school's staff win maximum payout – read more.....

19 October 2007 – Workmen move in to old school building – read more.....

18 July 2007 – Name-link to former school – read more.....

3 May 2007 – Just hoping the name remains – read more.....

1 November 2006 – Developers must go green in Darley Dale – read more.....

18 October 2006 – Audley Court gets green light for St Elphin's retirement village – read more.....

14 September 2006 – Marking end of school era – read more.....

23 August 2006 – Heated discussion over St Elphin's site – read more.....

21 August 2006 – St Elphin's developers grilled over car park plans – read more.....

16 August 2006 – Residents to deliver appeal to Darley Dale councillors – read more.....

9 August 2006 – Development will take green space – read more.....

2 August 2006 – St Elphin's lives on – in the Gambia – read more.....

5 April 2006 – Plan to be submitted for St Elphin's – read more.....

1 February 2006 – Remembrance service goes back to its roots – read more.....

29 November 2005 – Dedicated guardian of literacy heritageread more.....

7 July 2005 – Club enjoys new lease of life – read more.....

22 June 2005 – School site set for retirement village – read more.....

18 May 2005 – Thieves disturbed – read more.....

31 March 2005 – Anger at auction of St Elphin's contents – read more.....

24 March 2005 – Dales woman takes in St Elphin's pupil – read more.....

17 March 2005 – Last day for Elphin's pupils – read more.....

17 March 2005 – School owners clash with Dales planners – read more.....

? 16 March 2005 – Parents' anger at closure of school – read more.....

10 March 2005 – It's finally all over – read more.....

9 March 2005 – Sudden closure for 'saved school' – read more.....

9 March 2005 – Troubled times for centenary school – read more.....

9 March 2005 – It's finally all over! – read more.....

16 February 2005 – Awards for youngsters – read more.....

13 January 2005 – Anonymous letter – read more.....

21 December 2004 – Inspector rules on school plans – read more.....

2 December 2004 – Inspector to rule on Darley housing row – read more.....

11 November 2004 – Any Questions in Darley Dale – read more.....

28 October 2004 School celebrates 100 years in Darley – – read more.....

14 October 2004 – Dales youngsters receive their Duke of Edinburgh awards – read more.....

23 September 2004 – Motorists hit long queue in A6 works disruption – read more.....

16 September 2004 – Boys to enrol at private school – read more.....

24 June 2004 – Anonymous group save Darley schoo (original cutting provided by Caroline Warehaml – read more.....

17 June 2004 – Peak performance of much-loved musical – read more.....

10 June 2004 – School buyer withdraws – read more.....

22 April 2004 – School to close after last bid for cash fails – read more.....

8 April 2004 – School fails to raise aid fund – read more.....

1 April 2004 – Fight to halt school plans – read more.....

25 March 2004 – Plea for funds to save school – read more.....

18 March 2004 – New plan is last-ditch attempt to save school – read more.....

11 March 2004 – Staff launch bid to save school – read more.....

4 March 2004 – Tears at school that could close in June – read more.....

2 March 2004 – Darley school plan rejected – read more.....

26 February 2004 – Protesters fight back – read more.....

5 February 2004 – School plans decision delay – read more.....

29 January 2004 – St Elphin's to close? – read more.....

22 January 2004 – Schools come tops in tables – read more.....

11 December 2003 – Service for the chapel – read more.....

11 December 2003 – Learning pet care – read more.....

30 October 2003 – School in bid for survival – read more.....

28 August 2003 – Students celebrate their GCSE success – read more.....

21 August 2003 – Teachers full of praise for pupils – read more.....

7 August 2003 – Creditors meeting – read more.....

24 July 2003 – Vandals strike at St Elphin's – read more.....

25 June 2003 – Clubs invite to new aces – read more.....

12 June 2003 – Sure start with teddy bears' picnic – read more.....

4 June 2003 – Samba beat at training course – read more.....

29 May 2003 – Flying trip to school – read more.....

16 April 2003 – Changes afoot at top Darley school – read more.....

3 April 2003 – Head ousted after governors' review – read more.....

31 March 2003 – Headmistress told: You’re surplus to requirements – read more.....

27 February 2003 – House plan is blocked – read more.....

28 November 2002 – Festive flower event in Darley Dale – read more.....

16 October 2002 – Visitors drawn to town's arts festival – read more.....

21 August 2002 – Schools celebrate A-level successes – read more.....

12 June 2002 – Young achievers are honoured – read more.....

20 February 2002 – Dales school inherits £1/2m – read more.....

October 1995 – Clergy Daughters Wanted – read more.....

2 July 1977 – The girls of St Elphin’s get their marching orders – read more.....

1972 – Archbishop of Canterbury visits St Elphin's – read more.....

24 February 1968 – Shipshape show by St. Elphin's – read more.....

6 December 1963 – Be 'With It', Princess Tells the Girls of St Elphin's – read more.....

30 November 1963 – Royal Occasion – read more.....

30 November 1963 – Happy Scenes at Royal opening of St Elphin's School Assembly Hall – read more.....

29 November 1963 – Hats Off for Princess – read more.....

29 November 1963 – St Elphin's Ready for Royal Visitor – read more.....

7 November 1944 – School Murder Denied – read more.....

 

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