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Council blasted for failing to support popular local business

MP for the High Peak, Robert Largan, and owner of the Old Cell Ale Bar, Stella Walters, who has run a micropub in Chapel-en-le-Frith for four years, have criticised High Peak Borough Council’s decision to refuse a pavement license application.

High Peak MP Delighted by Funding Boost for Community Groups

Robert Largan, MP for High Peak, today congratulated two local good causes as they received a welcome funding boost thanks to players of the People’s Postcode Lottery. 

Buxton Town Team was recently awarded £1,982 from Postcode Local Trust.

Robert Largan MP welcomes £32m boost for small businesses in the region

High Peak MP Robert Largan has welcomed the announcement that the Government-owned British Business Bank has issued its 75,000th loan through its Start Up Loans programme, marking more than £623 million invested in small businesses across the UK since its launch in 2012.

MP praises community-run pub in Peak District

Earlier this month, High Peak MP, Robert Largan visited the Anglers Rest in Bamford to talk to the co-operative’s directors. It is Derbyshire’s first community-run pub, and its survival story featured recently in the Community Business Festival.