John’s Sweet Emporium
Jul31

John’s Sweet Emporium

Est in 2014 as New Mills Candy Carts and Candy by John Brocklehurst, Brett and Claire Chapman have been customers from its opening and watched John build his dream into a reality. They have always respected John, loved the kindness he has shown their children and all those in the community. So when to opportunity came to be able to continue that dream they took over the shop, paying homage with a fitting name “John’s Sweet Emporium”....

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New Mills writer launches first Kangies book for young readers.
Jul09

New Mills writer launches first Kangies book for young readers.

David Blowers who is originally from Suffolk, has lived in New Mills for more than 20 years. Retired from a career in science, he has recently written a book that is based on a dream that he had as a child whilst staying in a caravan in Buxton (and suffering from mumps!). A bit about the book – Kangies (written and illustrated by David Blowers) Kangies centres on Johnnie and Emily (brother and younger sister) who discover that they...

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Wiseheart & Wild
Jul03

Wiseheart & Wild

Wiseheart & Wild Wiseheart & Wild is a studio for weaving, dyeing and spinning; traditional crafts for the modern world. It provides a retail space for wool and other natural fibres, and the accessories for knitting, crochet and felting. There is also a gallery of local artists and artisans, ideal for gifts or your own pleasure. Northern Alchemy We are expecting the imminent arrival of our brand of wool from the spinning mill...

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Thank You – W Potts and Son
Jun03

Thank You – W Potts and Son

Potts Bakers, are one of the longest established family businesses in New Mills (120 years and counting), suppliers of the finest of breads, pies, cakes and all things wonderful that can possibly be created from a sack of flour and a sprinkling of baking magic! During lockdown, they’ve achieved the feat of continuing to be extraordinary every day. Potts have not stopped keeping us supplied with our daily bread… New Mills relies...

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Wiseheart and Wild
Jul31

Wiseheart and Wild

The final tweaks and flourishes are going on inside Wiseheart & Wild ahead of their grand opening at 80 Market Street, New Mills on Thursday 1 August at 11am.. Molly the sheep has arrived in her Derbyshire Gritstone costume thanks to the fabulous Joy and folks at The Textile House, and Wild Spinster is dyeing up a particularly colourful storm in between decorating! Come and join them for cake and celebrations on...

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Online shopping raises funds for Visit New Mills and costs you nothing
Aug25

Online shopping raises funds for Visit New Mills and costs you nothing

Did you know that every time you make an online purchase, you could help Visit New Mills to raise much needed funds for Community projects and it won’t cost you a penny? All you have to do is go to easyfundraising.org.uk and join as a supporter of Visit New Mills. Then you can browse all the retailers and continue shopping as you would normally – they are all on there… Amazon, holiday companies, food shopping etc. The only...

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