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Buxton,

town (1991 pop. 19,502), Derbyshire, central England, on the Wye River in Peak District National Park. It is c.1,000 ft (305 m) high; the "old town" is on a hill above it. Limestone is quarried, but Buxton is primarily a year-round resort, with mineral springs and baths.

Buxton

a town in N England, in NW Derbyshire in the Peak District: thermal springs. Pop.: 20 836 (2001)
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Mummy paid for his pounds 2.80 mushroom stroganoff with rice and the 77p bottle of Buxton water he drank in a couple of gulps.
"The famous Buxton water makes a long and slow progress through the limestone area of Derbyshire's Peak District, before it emerges, energised and purified, in the 'Spa Town in the Hills'.
Buxton Water has supported Race for the Life since its inception in the early 90's and to celebrate the 2002 event it is offering 10 readers of the Post the chance to win a stylish survival kit that contains a Buxton T-Shirt, a baseball cap and wrist purse, a video of Beautiful Buxton which is in the Peak District of Derbyshire, a bottle of Garnier Ambre Solaire Moisturising Protection Milk SPF 15 suncream for important protection against the summer sun.
A 10.3% jump in water takings here compared with a 1.4% drop for Nestle elsewhere after the US President was snapped guzzling the firm's Buxton Water on a visit to the UK.
Buxton Water has supported Race for Life since it began in 1994.
Water takings here jumped 10.3%, compared with a 1.4% drop for Nestle elsewhere, after the US President was snapped guzzling the firm's Buxton Water on a visit to the UK.
Justin lost his job at Buxton Water last week and faces scraping by on pounds 37 income support.