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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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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Flora and fauna – tough times
Mar05

Flora and fauna – tough times

This time of year is dodgy for our feathered friends. All the berries and seeds they’ve been managing on over the last few months have gone, insects can’t be found and the ground is often frozen. During just one cold night they lose a massive amount of body weight, and you wonder how any survive the winter at all. So for an extended period of extremely cold, snowy and frosty weather like we’re into now it can be curtains for many of...

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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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Together Through Art
Feb07

Together Through Art

High Peak Community Arts are starting a new project in partnership with New Mills and District Volunteer Centre – ‘Together Through Art’ – for elders in the area who would like to get out, meet others, have fun and be creative. We will be working with artist Amanda Whewell, and the project will create a wall hanging for the Volunteer Centre. New Mills Volunteer Centre want to reduce loneliness and isolation...

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