New Mills Spring Clean
Mar24

New Mills Spring Clean

New Mills litter pick party is a group of like-minded people who volunteer their time and energy, because they want to keep a clean and tidy neighbourhood free from litter, and have fun. It has been running since 2016, in that time we have done 20 litter picks and collected almost 600 bags of litter as well as larger sundry items. Through the use of social media we have built a community of people who care about the removing litter on...

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30th Birthday Celebration at New Mills Heritage and Information Centre
Mar21

30th Birthday Celebration at New Mills Heritage and Information Centre

It’s our 30th Birthday Bash Come and join us for a full day of activities Saturday 6th April 10.45 to 4pm at Rock Mill Lane, New Mills SK22 3BN All day The steam roller will be stationed on Rock Mill Lane. In the Centre will be two exhibitions – a “Memory Lane Photographic Display” and a first gifts exhibition of Heritage Objects donated to the Centre, including everyday objects and some curiosities 10.45 – 11.30 New Mills Brass...

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Robinson Crusoe -First Night Review

Once again, we found ourselves at the opening night of the Friends of the Art Theatre pantomime in New Mills and, as usual, we were not disappointed.  It was a great traditional family show with humour for the adults as well as the children, in fact some jokes even made me laugh and I thought I’d heard them all! Apart from some first night nerves, which is understandable, the show opened with what seemed to be the whole cast on...

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Latest newsletter from New Mills, Marple and District Rotary Santa’s Sleigh Collections were a great success!
Jan08

Latest newsletter from New Mills, Marple and District Rotary Santa’s Sleigh Collections were a great success!

In November our President (Mike Coleman) spent several weeks touring Australia where he met up with many members of his family. Whilst in Australia he took the opportunity to visit the Rotary Club of Dalby, Queensland where he presented their President with our Club banner and was made very welcome. We provided 30 tickets for The Addams Family show at the Art Theatre, New Mills which was produced by the New Mills Amateur Operatic and...

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International Opera Singers to perform a Christmas Opera Gala in New Mills
Dec12

International Opera Singers to perform a Christmas Opera Gala in New Mills

GLOSSOPERA are to return to Spring Bank Arts Centre on Thursday 20 December with their hugely successful ‘Christmas Opera Gala’. GLOSSOPERA was formed in 2013 by the Glossop-based opera singer and artistic director of Glossop Music Festival, Claire Surman, with the aim of bringing world-class opera and lighter classics to the High Peak. The GLOSSOPERA gala is promoted by Spring Bank Arts, a wonderfully, welcoming community arts...

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DCC collecting ‘White Hall’ stories for heritage lottery funded project
Dec03

DCC collecting ‘White Hall’ stories for heritage lottery funded project

Stories and memories of students who have visited DCC’s White Hall Outdoor Education Centre since it opened almost 70 years ago are being collected to create a film about its history in a £10,000 project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. The centre opened in 1951, and is recognised as a leading influence in the development of outdoor education in the UK and across the world.  New Mills’ very own Spring Bank School (now...

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