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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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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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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£10,000 grant gives New Mills service a face lift
Jan27

£10,000 grant gives New Mills service a face lift

A big favourite of Visit New Mills and recent beneficiary of one of our Quizits, New Mills and District Volunteer Centre is set to launch its new and contemporary website this week, thanks to a £10,000 grant. The money from National Lottery Awards for All has allowed the centre to re-design its branding, including website and social media pages. Flyers have also been produced for distribution across the High Peak, and new computers...

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