Sheep fair to go ahead, despite snow

The National Sheep Association’s central region Winter Fair will go ahead, despite the snowy conditions, the body has announced.

In a statement, the NSA said it had received a large volume of calls over the weekend following the snow, but it confirmed the fair would continue to go ahead on Thursday 24 January at Bakewell Market.

The NSA said: "We appreciate the weather will makes it challenging for some people to attend, but at this stage we have no intention of cancelling and look forward to seeing many of you there."