Fountain bathrooms and kitchens of New Mills – open days 14-17 September
Aug30

Fountain bathrooms and kitchens of New Mills – open days 14-17 September

Welcome to Fountain Bathrooms and Kitchens and our brand new state-of-the-art showroom! You’re Invited! Come and visit us at our new 20,000 st ft showroom and experience our interactive displays and extensive collections of the highest quality kitchen and bathroom brands. Take advantage of our fantastic event offers and grab yourself a bargain. Enter our £500 free raffle and enjoy our Siemens cooking demonstrations with a glass of...

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Dragonfly at The Torrs
Aug15

Dragonfly at The Torrs

Dragonfly is a lovely apartment with a fantastic open plan living area with bi-fold doors opening out to a private and sheltered roof terrace, making the whole space a great place for socialising. Two of the four bedrooms can be offered as twin rooms or super king-size doubles so it’s very versatile and would suit families, singles or couples. All first floor. Four bedrooms: 1 x super king-size double (zip/link, can be twin on...

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Family activities at New Mills tennis club this summer
Aug10

Family activities at New Mills tennis club this summer

With the school holidays under way, New Mills Tennis Club is offering families in the High Peak area the chance to take up tennis. For children, regular coaching sessions take place on Saturday mornings and also during the week. The club also runs week-long summer holiday tennis camps. For parents, social tennis takes place on Sunday mornings from 10.30 am and also Monday evenings from 7pm. Family membership of the club (2 adults and...

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The Firemans House at Torr Vale Mill
Aug02

The Firemans House at Torr Vale Mill

The Fireman’s House is one of three superbly located cottages in converted outbuildings of the Grade II* listed, Torr Vale Mill on the leafy banks of the River Goyt. Back when the mill was in use, the arrival of steam power meant that a fire always had to be kept burning to help power the machinery. Any outbreak of fire at the mill could have had disastrous results, so a fulltime fireman was employed to live on site. His original...

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Augusts Quizits
Aug01

Augusts Quizits

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Flora and fauna – tales from the dark side
Jul25

Flora and fauna – tales from the dark side

You’ve probably noticed but this time of year is brilliant for moths. The best nights to see them are those still, warm overcast evenings full of the scents of summer.   A friend recently sent me a (rather dodgy) picture of one of these caterpillars he found up on the heather tops. It’s that of an Emperor moth, one of our largest and most dramatic, and only found amongst the heather which the caterpillar eats (amongst other things)....

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