New Mills – Walkers are Welcome
Mar25

New Mills – Walkers are Welcome

New Mills Walkers are Welcome are one of the many local groups that make our town so special. Visit New Mills enjoy supporting them both financially through our weekly Quizits and also in promoting their events and successes in making New Mills a focal point for walking – here is their annual report for 2020 Summary of Activities in 2020 After an optimistic planning meeting in February 2020, we were unable to continue with our...

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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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New Mills Gardening Project – Job Opportunity
Mar21

New Mills Gardening Project – Job Opportunity

Incredible Edible New Mills is advertising a post for an outreach youth worker under its Digging for Dignity Project. To develop and deliver high quality work with children and young people primarily aged 11-19 years and up to 24 years for people with learning difficulties and/or disabilities. To support young people who are struggling with mental health issues and/or are experiencing isolation as a result of lock-down, historical...

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A Taste of Sicily is Coming to New Mills!
Mar16

A Taste of Sicily is Coming to New Mills!

A Tavola Sicilian Street Food Trattoria will be opening its doors to foodies with a fondness for the authentic, in mid May. They built up a very loyal following of customers when they were in Reddish, Stockport. But for reasons we don’t know, the landlord issued an eviction notice so the search was on for new premises. Lots of options were looked at but, luckily for New Mills, the owners, Alessio Muccio and his partner Nicky,...

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Kinder Scout
Mar16

Kinder Scout

Our friend Alan Howarth at Kinder Mountain Rescue has recently been doing some work on analysing the Kinder MRT callout data. Where people walk on Kinder, what the most popular routes are and if possible, where people struggle with their navigation. Having looked around for data he hit on the Strava Global Heatmap. This is an anonymous collection of all Strava users route data, combined to show both the individual routes and where the...

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New Mills – A Fairtrade Town!
Mar15

New Mills – A Fairtrade Town!

New Mills was the first town in the High Peak to gain Fairtrade town status back in 2006. To gain this status the original Fairtrade steering group submitted forms and evidence to show the group’s activities promoting an awareness of Fairtrade in New Mills. They detailed the involvement of the council, schools, churches and businesses and documented media coverage of events promoting Fairtrade. Over time, for a variety of reasons, but...

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