Monthly Archives: March 2016

Cinema

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March 18, 2016

This month one of Orson Welles’ classic films comes to our screen in Tideswell. ‘Touch of Evil’, made in 1958 and starring Janet Leigh and Charlton Heston, is a brilliant noir crime thriller. It is hugely entertaining and widely regarded as one of Welles’ finest films. A stark, perverse story of murder, kidnapping and police […]

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French Twinning

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March 18, 2016

Great Hucklow is twinned with Parisot – a village in SW France between Montauban and Villefranche-de-Rouergue in the Tarn-et-Garonne area of the Midi Pyrenees.   Both are rural communities with like-minded people who are interested in getting to know each other and their communities better.    The twinning was formally established in 2010.   Every […]

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Bus Service Consultation

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March 17, 2016

Derbyshire County Council (DCC) are proposing to remove the bus subsidy grant that funds most of our bus services. Should the proposal go ahead then most of the bus services serving our area could be cut or discontinued. The proposal has nothing to do with concession or free travel. DCC consultation period has opened – […]

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Cressbrook Film Club

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March 17, 2016

CRESSBROOK FILM CLUB Friday 8th April Far From the Madding Crowd (cert 12, 119mins) Based on the literary classic by Thomas Hardy, this latest film production is the story of independent, beautiful and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene (Carey Mulligan) who attracts three very different suitors. Gabriel Oak (Matthias Schoenaerts) a handsome sheep farmer, Frank Troy (Tom […]

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Gardening at the Food festival

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March 16, 2016

With daffodils, crocuses, primroses and long sunnier days, Spring has finally arrived and Tideswell Food Festival is not far away! On 30 April Tideswell Kitchen Garden will be hosting a variety of activities. Our friendly gardeners will show you round the garden and tell you about what we will be growing this year. You can […]

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Tideswell Cinema – Stage on Screen

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March 16, 2016

This month’s live and special events at Tideswell Cinema include the greatest of all romantic ballets, an opera that contains sex and violence, and a legendary concert with 70s rock band Queen. First up is the Royal Ballet’s Giselle, live from the Royal Opera House on Wed April 6 at 7.15pm. Prepare for a love […]

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MILLER’S DALE & DISTRICT W.I.

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March 15, 2016

The WI met for their usual monthly meeting at Litton Village Hall on 9th. March. In spite of the bad weather nearly all the members were present and were welcomed by Judy Cooper – The President. The business section of the meeting included future dates of events. A special meeting to celebrate The Queen’s Birthday and […]

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Looking forward

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March 9, 2016

Tideswell & District Community Association has some exciting events in the pipeline for the rest of the year. Every month – 200+ Club draw with cash prizes 12th April -Newly installed defibrillator at the Co-op – Training by East Midlands Ambulance Service – 3pm at Nicholson Court with refreshments End April early May – Bingo, […]

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Old Buses in Tideswell

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March 8, 2016

I am currently writing a history of “Independent Bus Operators in Derbyshire” and one of the firms I will be covering is Bull of Tideswell. I was wondering if any of your readers might be able to help me as information is rather thin on the ground. The book is restricted to those companies which […]

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Tideswell Recycle Bank – School

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March 5, 2016

Dear Cllr Bower I was horrified to discover that the above facility has been removed, where was the local consultation? I see that from DDDC website that these facilities have been closed in many other villages and towns across the DDDC area. The statement says that success in recent years in kerbside domestic refuse collections […]

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