Flora and fauna : mining bees
Apr24

Flora and fauna : mining bees

Spring has well and truly sprung here in New Mills with the surrounding fields and hedgerows now blossoming. This along with the excellent weather recently has brought out some very busy bees. There is no mistaking the tawny mining bee: a honeybee-sized ginger species with a thick orange coat and a black face. They feast on shrubs ranging from willow, hawthorn and blackthorn (varieties we have planted in our recent tree...

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Summer time for children in New Mills
Jul27

Summer time for children in New Mills

Look out for a lots of children’s activities in New Mills over the Summer weeks (we are assured that sunshine is just around the corner) There is everything for all ages this Summer in New Mills. From Bug Hunting sessions with the Derbyshire Rangers, Youth sessions at New Mills Youth Centre, Sports activities at New Mills Leisure Centre, Cinema at St Georges Hall, Calico printing at The Heritage Centre, Bushcraft sessions in The...

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