The English Tree Strategy

Nature New Mills has responded to the Defra England Tree Strategy consultation that was launched in June and closed 11th September.   The consultation sought views on the following:   how to expand, protect and improve our public and private trees and woodlands,   the increased role that trees and woodlands can play in supporting theContinue reading “The English Tree Strategy”

Reading Group: ‘The Running Hare’

Blog post by Sue Cooper, Transition New Mills Reading Group The New Mills Transition Discussion Group meets monthly in someone‚Äôs home to discuss a book or, occasionally, to watch a film/video or host a speaker. Our book this month was The Running Hare (The secret life of farmland) by John Lewis-Stempel published by Penguin Books.Continue reading “Reading Group: ‘The Running Hare’”

A Triumph for Trees!

Thanks to you all for a brilliant effort. Around 400 trees were planted on and around the Derby Road playing fields in New Mills on Sunday and Monday, in a joint project between Transition New Mills and Thornsett School. Thank you to everyone who cleared the ground, put out the marker canes, planted trees, putContinue reading “A Triumph for Trees!”