Monthly Archives: December 2014

Kenyan Focus

December 19, 2014

Over Christmas, St John’s Church is supporting a Christian Aid project in Kenya, which is improving the situation for rural mothers and their newborn babies. The statistics are horrific – every year 14,700 babies die on their first day of life, and every day 40 women die in childbirth or from pregnancy related complications. Less […]

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Evening All

December 19, 2014

I would like to introduce myself as the Police Community Support Officer covering the Tideswell area. My name is Ian Phipps and I joined the Police Force in May of this year. I am very much looking forward to getting to know the residents and surrounding areas of Tideswell and hope to meet people when […]

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Adventure Films

December 19, 2014

The annual Hope Valley Adventure Film Festival is fast approaching. It’s being held this year on February 21st at Hope Valley College from 11.00 onwards and culminates this year with a talk by mountaineer Mick Fowler and a Pie and Pea supper. During the day there will be showing of various adventure films, bouldering and […]

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WI December meeting

December 19, 2014

Miller’s Dale & District W. I. met at Litton Village Hall on Wednesday 9th December for their Christmas meeting. Most of our members attended and we were greeted by our President – Judy Cooper. We then thoroughly enjoyed a great meal which was provided by Stephanie Millington and consisted of Lasagne and salad, followed by […]

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High Peak Foodbank

December 19, 2014

Happy New Year to all our generous supporters whose donations helped people in difficult circumstances, especially over Christmas. 2014 was a busy year but with support from local individuals, churches and community groups we provided 1,373 people with nearly 29,000 emergency meals. A new Hope Foodbank opened in October, serving the Tideswell area as well […]

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Mindfulness and Meditation

December 19, 2014

Is your mind full? or would you like to be mindful? A small self-run group are going to start meeting locally for some mindfulness and meditation practice. If you are interested then you’d be very welcome. We’re planning to meet monthly starting on Saturday 10th January from 9am to 10am, with the offer of a […]

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Parish Council Matters

December 19, 2014

Tideswell Parish Council met a week earlier than usual, to discuss a full agenda. There is still a vacancy for one new Parish Councillor, and residents are welcome to ask more about our work. There will be an election in May 2015, so this is the ideal opportunity for a person to “try out” the […]

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School Turbine

December 19, 2014

Many people in the Village will be aware that Bishop Pursglove Primary School have been pursuing the goal of erecting a small wind turbine, on the mound behind the school, over several years. We are glad to report that project is very close to fruition and the delays and complications are almost overcome. Although the […]

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TIDESWELL CINEMA

December 19, 2014

We’ve ordered some hot sunshine for the January film – “Tracks”, set in the Australian outback. It tells the story of Robyn Davidson, who in April 1977 set off to walk west from Alice Springs to the Indian Ocean some 1700 miles away, with four camels and a dog for company. Directed by John Curran, […]

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Lunch Club

December 19, 2014

Is there something in the air around Tideswell that makes it such a special place? In company with 57 others, I have today enjoyed the Luncheon Club’s Christmas lunch: the room looked stunning, the food was beautifully cooked and served, we even took home a gift. The people involved were old and comparatively new Tideswellians, […]

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