Flora and fauna  – Goosegrass and other regrets
Jun19

Flora and fauna – Goosegrass and other regrets

Flora and fauna – Goosegrass and other regrets REGRET 1 It will have been in the mid-60’s on a school geography field trip looking at flood plains on the Goyt in Stockport when I was first surprised by Himalayan balsam, its popping wriggling seedpods entertaining the whole class far more than any ox-bow lake. Oh dear and apologies to New Mills Balsam Bashers. I believe the stuff was used in cotton production way back when...

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The Clocking In House – Torr Vale Mill
Jun17

The Clocking In House – Torr Vale Mill

New Mills is blessed with some fantastic accommodation and over the coming weeks we will be featuring some on these pages – a full list can be found in the accommodation section on this web site. The Clocking In 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. This historic and quirky cottage was where the mill workers would...

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New Mills model railway exhibition – 17 and 18 June

On the weekend of 17 and 18 June the annual show comes back to New Mills Town Hall with many live working exhibits, trade stands and advice that can be given by local enthusiasts. The show opens daily at 10am and light refreshments are available.    ...

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Carnival fundraiser with Evie Ladin and Keith Terry
May23

Carnival fundraiser with Evie Ladin and Keith Terry

Multi-talented singer, songwriter, clawhammer banjo player and step-dancer Evie Ladin is a truly sensational live performer. She grew up surrounded by traditional folk music in the North Eastern USA. Playing banjo from the age of 8 and clogging since she was just 5, Evie is steeped in Appalachian music and dance, but also brings an urban edge and contemporary vision to her music, both in the Evie Ladin & Keith Terry Duo (&...

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Shop local in New Mills
May20

Shop local in New Mills

New Mills is a perfect place to visit for shopping, there are independent traders and businesses of all kinds across town, including an indoor and outdoor market, selling fresh, seasonal produce year round. Plenty of low food miles, British fruit and vegetables selling fast this week include English strawberries, Cornish new potatoes and English asparagus and free range eggs. You’re supporting the local economy, jobs and family...

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New Members Welcome at New Mills Tennis Club
Apr28

New Members Welcome at New Mills Tennis Club

Anyone for tennis? New Mills Tennis Club is a small but expanding tennis club in the historic town of New Mills. We have three all-weather tarmac courts, team tennis, social tennis plus junior and adult coaching. There are many events and tournaments held throughout the season.  We are looking for new members this season, who may not have played tennis before or for many years. The club is very family friendly and integrates juniors...

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