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High Peak regional links
Hayfield Country Show & Sheepdog Trials The Internet home of Hayfield's long established annual Country Show & Sheepdog Trials. This much loved event is held in Little Hayfield every September.
Hayfield Civic Trust A charitable trust, dedicated to the maintenance of the heritage of Hayfield, in the High Peak.
The Hayfield Singers The Hayfield Singers are a keen amateur choir who rehearse and perform two concerts annually in St. Matthew's Church, Hayfield, Derbyshire. The Choir is accompanied in concert by the Hayfield Ensemble, who are members of, or associated with, the BBC Philharmonic and the Northern Chamber Orchestra.
Hayfield Parish Council Local government information for the parish of Hayfield, incorporating Hayfield Town and Little Hayfield wards.
High Peak Borough Council Providing 24 hour access to Council services and information, for citizens and visitors to the High Peak.
Internet resources
Social media is full of shocking headlines, virus warnings and chain messages. Most of them are 'click-bait', or just plain time-wasters. Those 'money for nothing' and heartwarming 'share this story' posts, which keep appearing in your timeline, are almost certainly hoaxes. Some 'news stories' have a more sinister origin, with some being traced back to agencies in parts of the world, where regimes and governments have an interest in spreading false news and even trying to influence democratic political processes. Check them out on one of these sites before circulating to your friends & colleagues.
Full Fact
Twitter: @FullFact
A UK independent fact-checking charity. Full Fact often check and tweet debunked facts as politicians and other influential figures are quoting them live on TV, radio and streaming platforms.
Twitter: @HoaxSlayer
A specialist site, debunking email and social media hoaxes, Internet scams and providing help and advice on dealing with spam, and Internet security. Hoax-Slayer was set up in 2003, by Brett Christensen, from his home office in Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia.
Twitter: @Snopes
Snopes has been investigating and reporting on urban legends, hoaxes, and folklore since 1994. is one of the oldest, largest fact checking websites on the Internet.
Urban Legends A US website, specialising in checking and reporting on urban legends. Although many of the topics it covers are aimed at a US audience, much of its content is relevant around the wider world and on the Internet in particular. Now part of, Urban Legends is not as serious as it once was, but still contains many classic urban legends, which have a habit of resurfacing with annoying regularity.

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