NMVC Engagement Worker Vacancy
Jul08

NMVC Engagement Worker Vacancy

Here’s an exciting opportunity to be part of the physical activity and wellbeing movement in New Mills. This new role is part of a project which aims to understand local needs, build people’s confidence and to highlight the benefits of moving more for an individual’s overall health and wellbeing. The Engagement Worker will be joining the friendly New Mills Volunteer Centre team and will be key to working with various...

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Where to park your bike in New Mills
Jun29

Where to park your bike in New Mills

After much searching and photographing we now have a full list of all the bike racks in New Mills – if you know of others please let us know so we can add it to the map. The map also shows the cafes which have ‘bike bags’ – these are bags full of bike stuff you need in emergencies; everything from bike pump to...

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New Mills – Walkers are Welcome
Mar25

New Mills – Walkers are Welcome

New Mills Walkers are Welcome are one of the many local groups that make our town so special. Visit New Mills enjoy supporting them both financially through our weekly Quizits and also in promoting their events and successes in making New Mills a focal point for walking – here is their annual report for 2020 Summary of Activities in 2020 After an optimistic planning meeting in February 2020, we were unable to continue with our...

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Kinder Scout
Mar16

Kinder Scout

Our friend Alan Howarth at Kinder Mountain Rescue has recently been doing some work on analysing the Kinder MRT callout data. Where people walk on Kinder, what the most popular routes are and if possible, where people struggle with their navigation. Having looked around for data he hit on the Strava Global Heatmap. This is an anonymous collection of all Strava users route data, combined to show both the individual routes and where the...

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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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BEING Outdoors re-opening dates
Mar05

BEING Outdoors re-opening dates

Here’s the latest update from BEING Outdoors: To all our Forest School families, We hope you are all well and managing to get out into nature as we move forward. We are so pleased to share that we can look ahead and re-start some of our programmes as we move out of lockdown. Its been a long wait and we are so thankful to have such supportive families who have been so patient as we navigate the guidance and changes to provision...

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