Discussion Group: The Impact of Eating

The New Mills Transition Reading Group meets monthly in someone’s home to discuss a book or, occasionally, to watch a film/video or host a speaker. At the September meeting we discussed George Monbiot’s article in the Guardian on 9th August, ‘Here’s the true cost of eating meat. It’s worse than you think’ together with theContinue reading “Discussion Group: The Impact of Eating”

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’s 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’”

Transition New Mills December Newsletter

Season’s Greetings to all Transition New Mills supporters! There have been strong signs of hope in what has often been a difficult year. Frequently these have come as a result of ordinary people doing wonderful things for their own communities. New Mills is fortunate to have a good number of active citizens, contributing in their ownContinue reading “Transition New Mills December Newsletter”

The Parties Respond to Our Questions! Q3 – Local Food

Here’s the third blog in our series of High Peak General Election candidate responses to our questions. The full, unedited responses for this question are available in this document: Candidates Responses-Q3. What initiatives would you introduce that would support local food producers and farmers to sell their produce in an environment dominated by a small number ofContinue reading “The Parties Respond to Our Questions! Q3 – Local Food”

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”