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The Host

May 3, 2018

ANGELS AND FLOWERS IN TIDESWELL  CHURCH During Wakes Week expect the unexpected if you visit the Parish Church. We will be attempting to create an art installation with the theme of ‘angels’.  When you visit the church (If all goes to plan), expect to encounter not a single angel, not a few angels but thousands of […]

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Litton Shop AGM

May 3, 2018

The AGM of what is Derbyshire’s oldest community shop was held on March 27th. The Chairman and Treasurer presented the accounts for the 12 months ending 31 December 2017 to the meeting which were proposed and accepted. The Chairman in his report praised the work of the shop staff and volunteers for helping produce excellent […]

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Parking

May 3, 2018

I don’t frequent the village much these days but when I do parking I have to say  is diabolical. Yes, laziness, ignorance and bad traffic management are all in the mix. However, and yes I know that this is a hot potato, unless the council usefully implement and enforce the use of yellow lines and […]

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Church Facilities

May 3, 2018

We’re now actively exploring the provision of a fully accessible toilet, and a fit for purpose small kitchen/drinks point and servery at St. John’s, to extend our hospitality to visitors, worshippers and audiences. During May, architect’s drawings outlining several options for the location of these facilities will be on display at the back of church. […]

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Call for Help in Tideswell Churchyard

May 3, 2018

  Could you lend a hand, or two, with jobs like clearing paths, emptying gulleys, trimming lawn edges and pruning in order to get the churchyard looking good for the summer season? Join the team on Saturday May 26th, 9.30am to around lunch time, starting at The Institute. Bring tools if you can; refreshments provided. […]

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Litton Parish Trees

April 21, 2018

Recently, Litton Parish Council has successfully completed two phases of a phased programme of tree maintenance, which had been 50% funded by the Friends of Litton Village, to prune and thin the trees on the green and those nearby the centre of the village. The donation raised by local projects through a network of volunteers […]

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Cressbrook Film club – May issue VV

April 20, 2018

CRESSBROOK FILM CLUB Friday 4th May THE DEATH OF STALIN (cert 15, 107mins) This film is a wonderful, hilarious black comedy from writer/director Armando Ianucci (The Thick of It,  Veep,  W1A) with a great cast including Steve Buscemi, Michael Palin and Simon Russell Beale playing some of the most notorious figures of the day. On […]

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Grow for the Show

April 20, 2018

Tideswell Open Show is on 1st September this year,which is an invitation to all you budding gardeners to put on your gardening gloves and get sowing. It’s lots of fun, very friendly and you don’t need an allotment to enter, bring something from your own garden or kitchen window sill. It’s not just about vegetables […]

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Thank you from Tideswell Community Orchard

April 19, 2018

We’d like to say a big thank you to everyone who came to help plant trees for the Tideswell Community Orchard last month. It was a great turn out and great fun and we planted 28 fruit trees on Wheston Bank. Volunteers also helped plant apple trees on Richard Lane Playground and Town Head recreational […]

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Open Tideswell Kitchen Garden – OPEN GARDEN – Tideswell Food Festival

April 19, 2018

Tideswell Kitchen Garden will be welcoming visitors and friends alike during Food Festival Saturday. Come and chat with our friendly gardeners, explore the garden, and discover the vegetables and fruits we’re growing this year. We have a children’s plot and different activities throughout the day. There will be a PLANT SALE for donations, so stock up […]

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