Walks from the Door latest update
Mar06

Walks from the Door latest update

Things are understandably quiet here at Walks from the Door, so I was delighted to receive a local commission that I could work on over the Christmas break while complying with the restrictions in place at the time.As a local I’m extremely familiar with this area, so I’ve been able to pick three thoroughly tried and tested routes of varying distances from New Mills Golf Club. The course is superbly situated in the hills...

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Major facelift for Archie
Jan06

Major facelift for Archie

If you have been down in the Torrs Riverside Park since 2008, you will have noticed Archie, sitting by the weir as the river Sett joins the Goyt. Archie is a reverse Archimedean screw hydro electric scheme owned and maintained by a local cooperative society called Torrs Hydro. In December 2020, Torrs Hydro embarked on an ambitious project of refurbishment and renewal of the plant with the aim of dramatically increasing the time it can...

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The Cheese Wheel rolls into town!
Nov13

The Cheese Wheel rolls into town!

The Cheese Wheel, a new shop specialising in artisan cheese, craft beer and natural wine is open at the historic Torr Vale Mill.  Overlooking the Millenium Walkway and nestled next to the River Goyt, we’re delighted to be part of the regeneration of this landmark building set in a stunning location.  We have searched across Britain and beyond to find the very best cheeses that are made by artisan producers and small-scale dairy...

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Community Pantry coming soon to New Mills
Oct27

Community Pantry coming soon to New Mills

Opening soon – ‘New Mills Community Pantry’ which will be based inside the Indoor Market Hall in the centre of New Mills and run by The New Mills Youth and Community Project.No strict criteria, no referrals etc – the Community Pantry will be open to ALL residents.This project is being delivered to provide residents with an accessible and affordable option as well as being an environmentally friendly incentive.£5.00 per...

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Only 4 more sleeps!
Sep21

Only 4 more sleeps!

New Mills is counting down the days now to the Light Up New Mills event, taking place this coming weekend all over the town. ‘Light up New Mills’ – Friday 25th to Sunday 27th September will be a weekend of creativity that everyone can take part in by lighting up their homes, shops, gardens and businesses. Light Up New Mills will bring the spirit of the Lantern Procession into our homes with an all-people-friendly,...

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Community cinema is back
Aug15

Community cinema is back

At long last we are able to start showing free childrens cinema at St Georges Parish Hall – it was so popular that teh first film has already sold out. We have had to introduce ticketing (they are free) to ensure we are able to perform a ‘track and trace’ if ever needed. Keep an eye on teh face book page as we are already planning teh next film whoch will be on 25th August

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