My Urban Trail
Sep21

My Urban Trail

Founded in our very own New Mills, MY URBAN TRAIL is a new women’s outdoorwear brand, set to dress the new generation of modern-day explorers. For too long, dull designs have overpowered women’s outdoorwear, but we say no more! We think you deserve to love pieces for both style and functionality. Their debut collection features a range of interchangeable pieces, from your new favourite winter warmer, to a range of must-have...

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New Proposal to Improve Accessibility
Aug13

New Proposal to Improve Accessibility

Pedal Forwards New Mills is a group of residents who believe that active transport (walking, cycling) can make New Mills a better place. The group came into being out of a passion for New Mills, the businesses, the people, the area, and a wish to explore how to better support local businesses and keep the town thriving. They have been looking at the potential to the town of the cycling economy, or two wheel pound, and how improving...

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NMVC Engagement Worker Vacancy
Jul08

NMVC Engagement Worker Vacancy

Here’s an exciting opportunity to be part of the physical activity and wellbeing movement in New Mills. This new role is part of a project which aims to understand local needs, build people’s confidence and to highlight the benefits of moving more for an individual’s overall health and wellbeing. The Engagement Worker will be joining the friendly New Mills Volunteer Centre team and will be key to working with various...

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Where to park your bike in New Mills
Jun29

Where to park your bike in New Mills

After much searching and photographing we now have a full list of all the bike racks in New Mills – if you know of others please let us know so we can add it to the map. The map also shows the cafes which have ‘bike bags’ – these are bags full of bike stuff you need in emergencies; everything from bike pump to...

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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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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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