Rewilding Group Meeting 23/10/14

The interest group on rewilding are meeting again on Thursday, 23rd October, at 7.30 p.m. at Jill’s house. Please message me (or email anyone involved in Transition) for her address. We’ve got various things to discuss, not least moving forward on planning a public meeting. Please let us know if you can think of anyoneContinue reading “Rewilding Group Meeting 23/10/14”

Update on community energy in New Mills

You may remember this blog post posing the question of whether we need more community energy in New Mills. An overwhelming 90% of people thought we did. There are a number of stages involved in getting community energy up and running. Broadly speaking they are: Decide on what type of energy project to develop Determine aContinue reading “Update on community energy in New Mills”

Growing Spaces at New Mills Community Orchard Apple Day

New Mills Community Orchard will be holding their 6th annual Apple Day celebration as part of the festival on Sunday 28th September, 2pm-4pm, at the High Lea orchard. The Community Orchard supports the Growing Spaces project, and it is anticipated that this year’s event will include two things in particular that may interest you: aContinue reading “Growing Spaces at New Mills Community Orchard Apple Day”

Pollinator garden is buzzing!

The Pollinator Garden at Spring Bank Arts Centre was one of the first projects Transition New Mills helped deliver, in conjunction with St James Arts Centre and New Mills School (see blog entry 31st October 2013) Just over a year on, local ecologist Helen Brown kindly undertook an invertebrate audit on the garden on 31stContinue reading “Pollinator garden is buzzing!”

End of the Road for Himalayan Balsam!

Derbyshire County Council rangers have surveyed the areas targeted for balsam clearance, and are very happy that we have helped them achieve this year’s goals. There will therefore be no organised Balsam Bash tomorrow Sunday 7th September, so you are free to make good use of the forecast sunshine in other ways! With no otherContinue reading “End of the Road for Himalayan Balsam!”