Ten and counting
Apr24

Ten and counting

Torrs Hydro is set to celebrate 10 years of community-owned renewable energy generation in New Mills next Saturday, 28th April 2018, with its Annual General Meeting and Presentation followed by an Open Day for anyone interested to attend. This year’s presentation will focus on the growth of interest in community shares as a means of raising capital for community projects. Guest speaker, Alice Wharton, Community Shares Unit Programme...

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Torrs Hydro – everybodys talking
Apr03

Torrs Hydro – everybodys talking

Lovely article about ‘Archie’ – the interview by ‘everbodys talking’ was with Mary Cohen one of Torrs Hydros Directors. http://www.everybodys-talking.org/node/8872...

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New Mills Tennis Club welcomes new members
Mar15

New Mills Tennis Club welcomes new members

With Easter approaching, New Mills Tennis Club are looking for new members. The club, based at Church Road, New Mills is an integral part of New Mills Bowls, Cricket and Tennis Club. Coaching, social and team tennis are offered at very reasonable prices. The club is non-profit making, very family-friendly and has a positive outlook If you are new to tennis or coming back after a break, feel free to come down to the club on a Sunday...

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Free Parking
Mar13

Free Parking

Good news on parking for New Mills residents – from May this year residents will be able to park free of charge in New Mills car parks until noon and from 3.00 pm In simple terms parking charges will only apply Monday to Saturday midday to 3.00 pm, which should be a benefit residents and traders. All you need to know about getting or replacing your permit – any questions about how you get a replacement permit or a new...

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Quiz Masters – £20K and counting !
Feb26

Quiz Masters – £20K and counting !

Organisers of a popular New Mills pub quiz group that has donated over £20,000 to local causes are celebrating its third anniversary. Quizit is the brainchild of New Mills friends Sean Whewell and Tony Audenshaw. They came up with the idea over a pint at The Rock Tavern pub on Wirksmoor Road, and the weekly sessions are due to turn three years old on Monday 5th March. The events take place at 9pm every Thursday at pubs around the...

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Full steam ahead
Feb23

Full steam ahead

Some good news for the Hope Valley Line as the Secretary of State for Transport has given notice of his intention to approve Network Rail’s Transport & Works Act Order application to improve train capacity on the route. The project covers building the passing loop at Bamford, improving the junction at Dore, and building a new Manchester-bound platform at Dore & Totley Station. This is welcome news for the Sheffield –...

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