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High Peak support service for elderly and vulnerable people is proving huge success

Sunday, 02 December, 2018

A High Peak resident who’s being supported by a free local service after leaving hospital says volunteers are “kind, helpful and caring.”

Addams Family musical receives rave reviews

By Susan Hampshire on Thursday, 29 November, 2018

A recent production of The Addams Family Musical at New Mills Art Theatre received excellent reviews and was enjoyed over four nights by High Peak audiences.

Rail Link to Stockport?

By Matthew Corrigan on Thursday, 22 November, 2018

Traffic in Marple has been a major concern for many years. At peak times Stockport Road becomes a car park, with commuters from Glossop, New Mills, High Peak and beyond all funnelling through the town and adding to the already heavy local commuter traffic.

Campaign to raise funds for New Mills schoolgirl gathers pace

Thursday, 08 November, 2018

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

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.

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