BEING Outdoors re-opening dates
Mar05

BEING Outdoors re-opening dates

Here’s the latest update from BEING Outdoors: To all our Forest School families, We hope you are all well and managing to get out into nature as we move forward. We are so pleased to share that we can look ahead and re-start some of our programmes as we move out of lockdown. Its been a long wait and we are so thankful to have such supportive families who have been so patient as we navigate the guidance and changes to provision...

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Lockdown Bubble Bliss
May23

Lockdown Bubble Bliss

Finding ourselves on furlough and with lots of time to spare we tried to come up with a way of doing something for the community. We would usually help out blowing bubbles at the duck race but the lockdown meant that that was cancelled so we hit upon the idea of the bubble walk, we’d use our daily exercise and the equipment we had for our usual bubbling to visit streets throughout New Mills treating kids (and grown-ups) to their own...

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DCC collecting ‘White Hall’ stories for heritage lottery funded project
Dec03

DCC collecting ‘White Hall’ stories for heritage lottery funded project

Stories and memories of students who have visited DCC’s White Hall Outdoor Education Centre since it opened almost 70 years ago are being collected to create a film about its history in a £10,000 project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. The centre opened in 1951, and is recognised as a leading influence in the development of outdoor education in the UK and across the world.  New Mills’ very own Spring Bank School (now...

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Online shopping raises funds for Visit New Mills and costs you nothing
Aug25

Online shopping raises funds for Visit New Mills and costs you nothing

Did you know that every time you make an online purchase, you could help Visit New Mills to raise much needed funds for Community projects and it won’t cost you a penny? All you have to do is go to easyfundraising.org.uk and join as a supporter of Visit New Mills. Then you can browse all the retailers and continue shopping as you would normally – they are all on there… Amazon, holiday companies, food shopping etc. The only...

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OPEN : New Mills Millennium Walkway
May08

OPEN : New Mills Millennium Walkway

Update – as of 31 May the Millennium Walkway is now reopened Overnight on 2 May the New Mills Millennium Walkway was damaged at the west end with 7 of the side cables being cut This left DCC with no alternative but to close the walkway whilst the damage is properly surveyed and repairs carries out. Initial surveys were due to be carried out today (Tuesday 8 May) and the repair is marked as urgent. As soon as we have a reopening...

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New Mills Jolly Joggers celebrate their 1st birthday
Nov06

New Mills Jolly Joggers celebrate their 1st birthday

Back in 2016, when Elinor Doherty first mooted the idea of starting a local jogging group, she had no idea just how popular it would become.  12 months on and the group has over 200 members of all fitness levels who enjoy the no pressure style of jogging that defines this group. Starting at the entrance to the Torrs next to the bus stop near the co-op on Sunday mornings at 10.30, there’s no pressure to be quick and Elinor makes...

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