December 2012

Blue Bins


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December 1, 2012

We have had our new bins now for a couple of months, and there have been problems. Apparently the bin men are as frustrated as we all are. They previously worked as bin men in different areas – Serco wanted to swap everyone around so they could do it “their way” and didn’t want “local […]

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Litton Winter Market


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December 1, 2012

Litton Village Green on Friday 7th December from 5 pm until 9 pm will be given over to “shopping how it used to be”. 20 local traders will be selling food and gifts for Christmas, ranging from fish, fruit and veg, home made puddings and pickles to specialist jewellery, wooden toys, cards, woolly scarves and […]

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Front Cover

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December 1, 2012
Townend, Tideswell

Children in Need


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December 1, 2012

Thank you to the customers of Tideswell Stores who donated to Children in Need. The Bonus Ball draw raised £73 and the winner was Mrs M Warburton.


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Cressbrook Concert


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December 1, 2012

Cressbrook Band is holding its annual Christmas Concert at the fabulous setting of Cressbrook Hall. Due to growing demand year on year, we are performing on two nights Friday 7th & Saturday 8th December (doors open 6.30 pm with start time at 7.30 pm going on till 10.30 pm ish!). The evening starts with traditional […]

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Soroptimists Buxton


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December 1, 2012

The November business meeting was well received. Members learned about the conference in Belfast which several ladies had attended. The Charity Christmas card shop was taking place at St John’s church, Buxton and the takings will be passed on to the various charities soon. Joint presidents Dianne Doughty and Judith Pickering also gave a report […]

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Tidza Tots restarts


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December 1, 2012

From bumps to babies, crawlers to walkers, tots and their parents are invited to Bishop Pursglove School every Wednesday during term time from 9.30-11.30am. Tidza Tots is a friendly and supportive group which provides a great place to meet new friends and introduce your children to other babies and toddlers. Children under 5 years old […]

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Tidza Ramblers


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December 1, 2012

A gloomy Sunday morning, not the planned date for the monthly walk, so I’d opted for reading the paper. However a phone call from a fellow rambler changed matters and a few of us set out for a short stroll.
 We were soon in lively conversation with a farmer who even apologised for mud on […]

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Wakes Royalty


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December 1, 2012

Dear sir,
 As a member of Tideswell community, I feel a need to voice my concerns regarding this years events involving Tideswell wakes royalty.
 The two young ladies in question have carried out their duties in the village with enthusiasm and dignity whenever they have been present.
 As an onlooker at the Remembrance Parade this […]

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Pencils for Ghana


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December 1, 2012

The children of Bishop Pursglove School last month sent over a hundred pencils, crayons, sharpeners and rubbers to Ghana, which I took when visiting various fair trade projects. Most went to a school in the remote village of Amankwatia, which was built as a result of the Fairtrade Premium paid to the local cocoa farmers. […]

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