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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Lockdown litter picking
Jun20

Lockdown litter picking

It all started with Blue Peter’s 6 badges of summer, Dylan wanted to do a litterpick in the hope that he would get his Green badge.  Dylan busy picking litter in New Mills After asking for suggestions of areas he could go, a few people replied with suggestions. He went out and completed a litter pick in the Torrs riverside park and along the sett Valley trail.  A friend had suggested that we could raise some sponsorship money, I...

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20 is plenty
Jun03

20 is plenty

If you have been enjoying the quieter and safer roads around New Mills then now is an ideal opportunity to help ensure it stays that way. The National ‘20 is plenty’ campaign is gathering momentum as resident’s concerns for the safety and welfare of their Family and Friends increases. Residents can find out about the campaign at http://www.20splenty.org/ A range of “20 is Plenty” stickers are available – for car...

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New Mills Isolation Book Club
Mar24

New Mills Isolation Book Club

New Mills Isolation Book Club has been set up to help People of New Mills (and the rest of the world!) share the books that they are reading through isolation. Members are encouraged to describe books, post extracts and pictures, read out loud on video format to adults and children. Please join and share your reading and help us get through this difficult time of isolation. You can order books online from High Street Books and Records...

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New Mills Tennis Club
Mar11

New Mills Tennis Club

On Saturday 22 nd February New Mills Tennis Club and First Advantage Tennis founder John Whitehall met to confirm the final details of their partnership to cover the next 12 months. The plans include non members accessing coaching, developing a wider coaching offer, running open days and linking with local schools and community groups. The agreement retains the services of local Tennis Coach Alex Graver who conducted his...

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