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Campaign to raise funds for New Mills school girl

By Matthew Corrigan on Saturday, 29 September, 2018

Seven year old Sorrel Oliver has always loved to keep herself active, whether taking part in horse-riding, camping or her favourite theatre workshop, Take Part In The Art.

Together through art

By Susan Hampshire on Wednesday, 05 September, 2018

A textile wall hanging has been created by elderly people attending a weekly `Together Through Art' programme.

Millenium Walkway closes on safety grounds

Wednesday, 05 September, 2018

Derbyshire County Council has temporarily closed the Millenium Walkway on safety grounds.

Reading and Leeds Festivals await for New Mills musicians

Thursday, 16 August, 2018

Two musicians from New Mills are getting ready to perform alongside the likes of Kendrick Lamar, Kings of Leon and Fall Out Boy, at one of the UK’s top rock music festivals.

Rotarians’ hard work pays off for Polio eradication in India

Friday, 13 July, 2018

In 1988, it was estimated that there were 350,000 cases of polio in 125 countries across the world and one of those most affected was India. Each year since 2007, Mike Yates, of the Marple and New Mills Rotary Club has spearheaded visits by hundreds of Rotarians to help with India’s Polio National Immunisation Days.

Swimmer Rachel to represent country in Summer Games

By Susan Hampshire on Wednesday, 04 July, 2018

High Peak swimmer Rachel Tweedie from New Mills has been selected to represent her country at the forthcoming INAS European Summer Games.

New Mills ‘water baby’ Jasmine Bamber is a true para-swimming champion

By Gabrielle Pickard Whitehead on Monday, 04 June, 2018

You may remember our recent inspiring story about 22-year-old Ellie Bamber, a Gold Medal British Para International swimming champion from New Mills, whose disability has never held her back.

Derbyshire comedian charts the highs and lows of a High Peak football team

By Matthew Corrigan on Sunday, 03 June, 2018

Preparing for a forthcoming performance at New Mills' Chalkers Snooker Club, stand-up comedian Carl Jones did what he always does when visiting a new town and looked up the recent history of the local football team. Little did he realise it would be the start of an intriguing journey, an unpredictable rollercoaster ride with the team just christened the worst in England.

Fancy taking up squash?

By Susan Hampshire on Monday, 07 May, 2018

Then why not join New Mills Squash Club which has just enjoyed a very successful winter league season.

Foodie Friends fantastic success

By Dianne Boardman on Thursday, 08 March, 2018

The Foodie Friends Café in New Mills is now well into its second year and has been a fantastic success. Held in St George’s Church Hall on the first Friday of the month and open to everyone, over 150 people visit each time eating food that would otherwise be wasted. The café uses surplus food that is still in date donated by the charity FareShare and two local supermarkets. Energetic cooks create a varied and delicious three-course menu with plenty of options to suit everyone’s tastes. Customers get to enjoy all this plus drinks and treats for a suggested donation of £2.50 for adults and £1 for children.