Monthly Archives: July 2014

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July 22, 2014
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Award for volunteers

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July 22, 2014

Derbyshire Dales CVS is running its annual Celebrating People Award and the deserving winner will receive a commemorative plaque, framed certificate and a cheque for £100. Through this award, DDCVS is looking to celebrate and commemorate voluntary activity for personal and community growth. The award is intended to recognise outstanding contributions based in the Derbyshire Dales. […]

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Litton Parish Matters

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July 22, 2014

This is a quiet time of the year for the Parish Council. There is no meeting in August and the next meeting is in September when we will pick up the new work programme and start on those things which you asked us to do at the Annual Parish Meeting. There is obviously preparatory work […]

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MVC at Gawsworth

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July 22, 2014

Sunday August 10th 2014 will see the Tideswell Male Voice Choir return to the magnificent Open Air Theatre at Gawsworth Hall near Macclesfield to provide an evening of contemporary song and hits from the musicals. Following rave reviews for their performance last year at Gawsworth, the promoters immediately invited the Tideswell Male Voice Choir to […]

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Do you volunteer?

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July 22, 2014

Look around you next time you’re at an event in the village? Spot the volunteer! Sometimes they may be wearing a florescent vest (it is, sometimes, a perk of the job) but more often than not, they happily blend into the background, lending the odd hand here and there, for no other reason than they […]

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In Flanders fields…

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July 22, 2014

The poppies grow and Tideswell Remembers The bank by the Institute bridge has turned bright red with poppy flowers. It is well worth a visit – and a photograph – a vivid reminder of those who have lost their lives in conflicts  

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Kitchen Garden

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July 22, 2014

Everything in the garden is growing well. The volunteers have been busy watering and weeding. The first broad beans have been used by Joe Hunt on courses at the School of Food, along with kohl rabi and kale. The alpine strawberries, baby heritage carrots, salad leaves, pea shoots and herbs have featured in his courses […]

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Buxton Food Bank

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July 22, 2014

St John’s Church regularly takes donations of non-perishable food and toiletries to the High Peak Night Stop and Food Bank. At the moment their most pressing needs are for UHT milk, tinned carrots, tinned sweetcorn, tinned green beans, tinned meat and coffee. There is a box at the back of the church for donations. “These […]

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Tideswell Wakes 2014

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July 22, 2014

What a cracking time was had as the village well and truly came out in force to show how we carnival up in Tidza! The first weekend was well and truly kicked off by the wonderful Spitfire flypast and followed by the Hurricane flypast the following week over our Carnival Parade. Our thanks to the […]

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Tidza Ramblers

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July 22, 2014

The creature-like spine of Ramshaw Rocks off the Leek road was only the first of many striking formations we saw in the Roaches area. It's possible that the stone steps on the steep path up to the ridge were carved for the visit of a princess in 1872. (She was mother of the Queen's grandmother.) […]

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