Flora and fauna – Wood anemone
May09

Flora and fauna – Wood anemone

This time of year the wood anemone is popping up all over New Mills. It’s thought to be a sure sign of ancient woodlands and also the Romans picked the first flowers of the season to ward off fevers The flowers come in shades of white, pink and purple and large swathes of them can be seen around Goytside...

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Winner winner chicken dinner at New Mills Football Club
Apr28

Winner winner chicken dinner at New Mills Football Club

New Mills Football Club has teamed up with Claire Woodier AKA Claire Market Chef to serve up a new Sunday menu at Millers Bar! The newly refurbished outdoor area at the Church Lane ground saw families and foodies alike tuck into Claire’s ‘Miller’s Menu’: “Good honest freshly prepared food, using market produce and a lot of love” says Claire. “It’s such a pleasure to be cooking in the Miller’s kitchen! Have you seen the view?” The view...

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Flora and fauna : mining bees
Apr24

Flora and fauna : mining bees

Spring has well and truly sprung here in New Mills with the surrounding fields and hedgerows now blossoming. This along with the excellent weather recently has brought out some very busy bees. There is no mistaking the tawny mining bee: a honeybee-sized ginger species with a thick orange coat and a black face. They feast on shrubs ranging from willow, hawthorn and blackthorn (varieties we have planted in our recent tree...

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New Mills fairy garden
Apr07

New Mills fairy garden

Author, Michael Ross, is appealing to children everywhere to draw and colour fairies and send them to him to be included in his new book, My Fairy Garden Book 2 There will also be a grand opening of his new bigger fairy garden in New Mills on Saturday the 8th of May at 11am. For lots more information and instructions on where to send the fairy drawings, please email thewandchronicles@gmail.com or join up with the facebook group My...

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Youth Matters New Mills
Apr06

Youth Matters New Mills

Youth Matters New Mills aims to provide the young people of New Mills with a range of fun activities and opportunities for personal growth. The committee running this project is made up of adults from many different backgrounds, and experiences as well as local young people to help guide them in the direction of what interests young people today.  They are a youth led organisation and are always open to new ideas and suggestions from...

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