New cafe – opening late Summer
Apr01

New cafe – opening late Summer

Over the last year New Mills has seen an unparalleled increase in the use of footpaths and bridleways in the area, the most popular being the route to the top of Lantern Pike. In response to this, after weeks of discussion and debate with HPBC, the planning application has been approved for a restaurant/cafe just below the summit. (See artists impression) The restaurant, to be called ‘Heather Slopes’ will give panoramic views of the...

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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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Flora and fauna – the Scarlet Elf cup
Feb24

Flora and fauna – the Scarlet Elf cup

It’s starting to feel more like Spring, but there are still not many flowers out yet. One brightly coloured fungus that does offer a cheery dash of colour at the moment though is the scarlet elf cup.  If you’re taking a walk along the Sett Valley trail or Mousley Bottom, look into the wooded edges, and you will soon pick out its bright shiny red shape. It usually grows in clusters, so once you see one, you’ll see more. It’s not...

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Funding update for Visit New Mills
Jan25

Funding update for Visit New Mills

If you enjoy your visits to our Facebook page and website, and you value what us volunteers do for our community, please do think about how you can help us to continue to run them. Our biggest fundraising events which in normal times would keep us ticking over, have been cancelled: Carnival, Lights Switch on, weekly pub quizzes. so here’s a reminder of how you can help us to keep going through these tough times: Choose us as...

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Visiting New Mills during the Pandemic
Jan18

Visiting New Mills during the Pandemic

The government has announced a national lockdown to control the spread of Coronavirus.  Visit New Mills ask you not to travel to visit us and follow the government guidance issued on 4th January. We must all remain at home except for specific reasons.  These are to: Shop for essential itemsExercise with members of your household, bubble or one other person.For work, medical assistance or education and childcare...

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Easyfundraising news update
Dec11

Easyfundraising news update

Thank you to everyone for raising donations for Visit New Mills with #easyfundraising! If you haven’t signed up yet, it’s easy and completely FREE. 4,400 shops and sites will donate to us when you use easyfundraising to do your everyday online shopping – at no extra cost to you! Every donation you raise makes a difference to us so please sign up & share...

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