New Mills’ Lockdown ‘rock snake’, Charles, is finally cemented into place.
Sep21

New Mills’ Lockdown ‘rock snake’, Charles, is finally cemented into place.

The installation – featuring stones painted with everything from NHS tributes to rainbows, ladybirds and bees – was started in March when lockdown began, by local 6 year old Charlie Wild’s placing the painted head of a snake at the top of the path. However Charlie’s colourful art display quickly grew in size as more and more locals noticed the head he had painted – with signs placed nearby asking others...

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Keep New Mills Beautiful
Sep17

Keep New Mills Beautiful

What is it? Keep Britain Tidy are doing Great British September Clean, 11th to 27th September 2020, with support from Visit New Mills & New Mills Litter Pick Party we are doing a New Mills September Clean From 11th to 27th September 2020. We are asking that individuals, families, community groups, schools and businesses complete a litter pick in the New Mills Area anytime between these dates....

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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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Schools fundraiser
Aug07

Schools fundraiser

Please support New Mills Youth and Community fundraiser if you can. As a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic our schools have had to cancel all of their usual summer fundraising activities, losing out on much needed funds as a consequence. ALL funds raised through this fundraiser will go straight to our schools in New Mills, and New Mills Youth and Community Project will also donate 10% of the total amount raised as an extra...

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New Mills writer launches first Kangies book for young readers.
Jul09

New Mills writer launches first Kangies book for young readers.

David Blowers who is originally from Suffolk, has lived in New Mills for more than 20 years. Retired from a career in science, he has recently written a book that is based on a dream that he had as a child whilst staying in a caravan in Buxton (and suffering from mumps!). A bit about the book – Kangies (written and illustrated by David Blowers) Kangies centres on Johnnie and Emily (brother and younger sister) who discover that they...

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Tennis coaching at New Mills tennis club
Jul02

Tennis coaching at New Mills tennis club

New Mills tennis club have a great offer through the LTA for young people to try tennis on our courts under the expert guidance of a level 5 qualified coach. Could you please promote this on your website. The basics of the offer – £25 (+£4.99 P&P) for each child: • Six top-class tennis sessions with specially trained coaches • A tennis racket and set of balls • A branded t-shirt • Activity cards, a lanyard, stickers and...

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