Funding update for Visit New Mills
Jan25

Funding update for Visit New Mills

If you enjoy your visits to our Facebook page and website, and you value what us volunteers do for our community, please do think about how you can help us to continue to run them. Our biggest fundraising events which in normal times would keep us ticking over, have been cancelled: Carnival, Lights Switch on, weekly pub quizzes. so here’s a reminder of how you can help us to keep going through these tough times: Choose us as...

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High Peak Youth Forum update
Jan14

High Peak Youth Forum update

The Youth Forums in the High Peak kicked off at the end of December and produced lively discussions with all young people getting involved. Some local groups are now showing interest in having young people on their committees / boards so the Youth Forums are a great opportunity for young people to gain the interest / confidence and skills to develop further, to represent young people in other places . The next online Youth Forum for...

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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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Kinder Mountain Rescue Team call out on Christmas Day
Jan06

Kinder Mountain Rescue Team call out on Christmas Day

Here’s a video from the Christmas day rescue. A lady had slipped on the ice and fractured her hip. They requested help from a Coastguard helicopter, but the weather conditions turned out to be too bad for it to get in to the casualty site. So it turned in to a mini epic stretcher evacuation in the snow. Rescuing someone when they really need help feels like the best way of celebrating Christmas. They still managed to get home in...

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Easyfundraising news update
Dec11

Easyfundraising news update

Thank you to everyone for raising donations for Visit New Mills with #easyfundraising! If you haven’t signed up yet, it’s easy and completely FREE. 4,400 shops and sites will donate to us when you use easyfundraising to do your everyday online shopping – at no extra cost to you! Every donation you raise makes a difference to us so please sign up & share...

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Blythe House fundraising jog
Dec10

Blythe House fundraising jog

Congratulations on reaching the amazing target of £500.00 for Blythe House Hospicecare. Millers might have thought Christmas came early today, with two socially-distanced groups of New Mills Jolly Joggers donning Santa costumes (and a Xmas pudding) to raise money for Blythe House Hospicecare. The friendly local running group are close to their fundraising target, so if you’d like to get them over the finish line visit their...

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