Incredible edible – 10 April starting 11am at Goyt Valley residential home
Apr06

Incredible edible – 10 April starting 11am at Goyt Valley residential home

Incredible Edible New Mills have received funding from Derbyshire’s Youth Activity Fund and the Police & Crime Commission Vulnerability Fund to develop a cross generational gardening project based at Goyt Valley House residential home. If you want to engage in some gentle physical activity outdoors, develop your family’s gardening skills or simply engage in friendly chat, come and meet the team. First gardening day Saturday 10th...

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Digging for Dignity at Goyt Valley House, New  Mills
Mar21

Digging for Dignity at Goyt Valley House, New Mills

Incredible Edible New Mills have received funding from Derbyshire’s Youth Activity Fund to develop a cross generational gardening project based at Goyt Valley House residential home. The money did not match what they were hoping for but following a workshop organised by High Peak CVS they have made a successful application to the Vulnerability Fund set up by Police and Crime Commission. Last week Sue was able to thank Hardyal Dhindsa...

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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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Tree planting project under way.
Nov21

Tree planting project under way.

Big thanks to the Visit New Mills volunteers who are busy planting another 500 trees to replace the Ash die back victims in Mousley Bottom. The paint marking means end of the road for that tree. And our volunteers are also rewilding an area in Brookbottom with Native species: oak, hawthorn, blackthorn, silver birch, rowan and...

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Nimble green fingers wanted in New Mills
May24

Nimble green fingers wanted in New Mills

A volunteer service in New Mills is on the lookout for people with a passion for gardening and horticulture. As the good weather has made an appearance, New Mills and District Volunteer Centre has seen an influx in requests from local elderly or disabled residents, wanting gardening support. The centre offers a service to people from New Mills to Chapel-en-le-Frith and villages in-between, who might struggle to get out and maintain...

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Flora and fauna – Admiral
Sep30

Flora and fauna – Admiral

I arrived home the other afternoon to be met with a mass of insect life on the flowers of the ivy (the best thing you can plant for wildlife), but by far the most eye-catching were the red admirals. Its life history is interesting…in May and June it migrates north to us from northern Africa and southern Europe, then mates, laying eggs on nettles where the caterpillars feed until pupation. The chrysalis hatches in mid to late summer,...

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