Competition time
Mar28

Competition time

Spring into Art Competition Entries are in and voting has started for the chance to win your child’s artwork recreated into a beautiful stained glass sun catcher by local glass artist, Linda Sheldon of LindaS Art Glass. Votes are coming in thick and fast so if you’ve got a favourite let her know by visiting her website www.lindasartglass.com or finding the post on the Visit New Mills Facebook page. If your child hasn’t entered this...

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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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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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High Peak Youth Forum Latest
Mar11

High Peak Youth Forum Latest

The next online forum takes place on Thursday 18th March at 6.30pm, via Zoom and email invitation. This session is for young people aged 11 to 13 years and will be looking at organising some outdoor events for the summer. So sign up and tell everyone what you want to see happening in your area for your age group. Please email Lynne Allen if you need further information or call her on 0781 250...

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BEING Outdoors re-opening dates
Mar05

BEING Outdoors re-opening dates

Here’s the latest update from BEING Outdoors: To all our Forest School families, We hope you are all well and managing to get out into nature as we move forward. We are so pleased to share that we can look ahead and re-start some of our programmes as we move out of lockdown. Its been a long wait and we are so thankful to have such supportive families who have been so patient as we navigate the guidance and changes to provision...

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Learn how to support children and young people using psychological first aid
Feb24

Learn how to support children and young people using psychological first aid

On this free, online 3-week course you will explore the techniques of psychological first aid (PFA), the globally recommended training for supporting people during emergencies. You’ll focus on children and young people’s mental health, and what you can do to help them cope and access the support they need during and after emergencies and crisis situations.. The course has been produced by Public Health England, working with a wide...

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