May’s Cover drawing

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26 April , 2017
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Eleanor to become bishop in New Zealand

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26 April , 2017

  Eleanor Sanderson, whose grandparents Joe and Lilian Chapman lived in Sherwood Road, Tideswell, is to be consecrated as a bishop in New Zealand. The Rev Canon Dr Eleanor Sanderson, who grew up in Bradwell and Litton, will take up her new role as Assistant Bishop of Wellington after her consecration on June 2. She […]

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10.5K Cressbrook Crawl Fell Race 2017

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26 April , 2017

A date for all local fell runners is Saturday 13th May for the annual Cressbrook Fell Race. Started in 2005 this annual event has gone from strength to strength. As a Fell Runners Association registered event it attracts over 100 runners who enjoy the hilly terrain and friendly venue. The race starts at 10.45am from […]

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Junior Play Equipment

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26 April , 2017

We are writing to you to about our brand new playground equipment at Bishop Pursglove School, which we have recently purchased. We are all very grateful for our playground equipment and we are very excited about the new instalment, which cost £11,054. This money purchased our new junior pick-up sticks climbing frame. We would like […]

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News from Tideswell Kitchen Garden

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20 April , 2017

We are proud to welcome our newest recruit to The Kitchen Garden, baby Robyn Jennifer Grainger arrived early in the morning on the 12th April, which made me wonder what the garden can offer babies & young toddlers – apart from wiggly worms! Fresh sweet summer peas are a lovely first food for babies, and […]

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Litton Parish Matters

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20 April , 2017

The Council’s Annual Parish Meeting was well attended on 29 March. It was reported that the main items on the 2016-17 work plan had been undertaken which included the publication of Village Green Regulations, the successful trial of no parking signs, the installation of new Memorial Playing Field gates and improved maintainenace in the cemetery […]

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Tideswell Cinema

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19 April , 2017

A meal, two films, and a taste of Africa! There are still a few places left for Tideswell Cinema’s Double Bill on Saturday 6th May, 4 p.m. to 9.30 p.m. We are showing ‘Timbuktu’, nominated as Best Foreign Language Film at the 2016 Academy Awards, and ‘A United Kingdom’, the beautiful film of the struggle […]

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Christian Aid

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19 April , 2017

THE BIG BREKKIE Come and enjoy a scrumptious breakfast on Saturday 13th, 9.30-11 a.m. in St John’s Institute. No booking necessary – just drop in. Donations will go towards Christian Aid’s work amongst refugees. Food will be lovingly prepared by members of our churches – as a way to ‘share breakfast with the poor’! CHRISTIAN […]

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Singing dates

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19 April , 2017

As we go to print Tideswell Singers are preparing for Tideswell Food Festival, so hopefully you will have heard us there. The choir will be popping up at other events locally throughout the summer. It is now a tradition to sing in Headstone tunnel to greet Eroica Britannia cyclists (Sunday 17 June) and we have […]

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Margaret Davies

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18 April , 2017

  The family of the late Margaret Davies would like to thank everyone who sent cards, flowers & donations in her memory. Your kind words & support helped us all through a very sad & difficult time, We received £360.00 in donations, which has been sent to the Salvation Army, Thank you to everyone.  

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Tideswell Cinema Live

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18 April , 2017

Three towering productions about the destructive power of passion dominate Tideswell Cinema’s live events upstairs at the George Inn this month. First, National Theatre Live presents Obsession, starring Jude Law in a new stage adaptation of Visconti’s gripping 1943 film, live from the Barbican Theatre on Thur May 11 at 7pm. Law plays Gino, a […]

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Tidza Ramblers

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17 April , 2017

The Sunday before Easter was the warmest day of the year. Tucked away behind Ramshaw Rocks off the main road to Leek is another impressive gritstone ridge, the Roaches. Hen Cloud links the two and views were so good from the former that we lingered despite having walked only half an hour. One path was […]

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Cressbrook film club

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16 April , 2017

  Last film of the season at CRESSBROOK FILM CLUB Friday 12th May “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” (cert 12, 127mins) A wizardy last film of the season stars Academy Award winner Eddie Redmayne (“The Theory of Everything,” “The Danish Girl”) in the central role of Magizoologist Newt Scamander and directed by the last […]

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200 Club etc

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14 April , 2017

*April 2017 200+ Club Draw Results* The April draw has been deferred until all subscriptions have been collected. This means that there will be two sets of results next month. *Change of Date **Change of Date* *Change of Date* *Tidza’s Last Night of The Proms will now be on Saturday 30th September 2017* *Need some […]

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The Grand Tidza Bake-Off

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12 April , 2017

On Saturday 1 April many of our finest local bakers from age 5 upwards subjected their bakes to the scrutiny of former Great British Bake-Off contestant, Howard Middleton. Howard was meticulous in judging all the entries and the results were: Under 12’s: Winner–Theo Parsons; Well done–Toby Parsons Teens: Winner–Evie Gibbs and Molly Mitson Adults: Winner–Heloise […]

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