September 2016

September’s Recipe

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12 September , 2016

With newly dug potatoes and green beans, this recipe is perfect for those warm summer evenings. To feed four people, you need 12 oz (340 g) new potatoes, 8 oz (200 g) green beans, such as runner or french beans, and 4 spring onions. Thickly slice the potatoes and boil them until just tender (about […]

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Weather Statistics  –  Tideswell  –  August 2016

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12 September , 2016

Temperature   Mean daily maximum:                19.4 (0.6 above average) Mean daily minimum:                11.3 (0.7 above average) Mean temperature:                  15.3 (0.6 above average)   Highest daily maximum:             26.5 (23rd) Lowest daily maximum:              15.3 (11th)   Lowest daily minimum:               5.9 (9th) Highest daily minimum:             14.8 (7th)   Lowest daily grass minimum:         3.3 (9th)   Number […]

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Kitchen Garden News

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19 August , 2016

This month we’ve had a delight of fruits and vegetables – raspberries, late strawberries, sweet red gooseberries and freshly dug new potatoes. There are peas in the pod and tender mangetout and the first runner beans are ready to pick, including a lovely violet variety (very yummy), and multi-coloured tomatoes in our greenhouse. Much of […]

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Willow and Leather

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19 August , 2016

There have been 3 League games since the last issue. On 13 August Tideswell hosted Hathersage 2nds, who were second in the League and heading for promotion. Hathersage batted first and knocked up a fairly modest 175-8 on a batting wicket. Peter Burnyeat took 4-36. Tideswell’s reply fell well short at 69 all out. James […]

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New Football Season

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19 August , 2016

THE NEW TIDESWELL FOOTBALL CLUB – SEASON BEGINS   As announced in the July issue, starting in August Dave Bradbury’s new Tideswell United teamare playing matches in the Central Midlands League Division North. The first visitors were Appleby Frodingham, from Scunthorpe (result: 3-1 to Appleby), andthe first home match after this issue of the Village […]

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Close to Home

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18 August , 2016

It was such a familiar route that we didn’t expect anything new of interest. However Canada geese were on the riverside near Litton Mill and one of us had a fleeting glimpse of a water vole. We’d never noticed the information on a gate that this is a conservation area for them. The disappearance of […]

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High Peak Foodbank

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18 August , 2016

Would you like to help a local person get their English and Maths GCSEs? High Peak Foodbank is looking for learning mentors with some experience of teaching or a higher education qualification to tutor adult learners (one to one) giving them the best chance of achieving these vital qualifications. Times are flexible to suit youravailability, […]

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Tideswell Cinema Live

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18 August , 2016

September is a bumper month for Tideswell Cinema Live, with no fewer than five productionsstreaming in from London, Stratford and even Australia. First is TheDeep Blue Sea, Terence Rattigan’s 1950s masterpiece, starring Helen McCrory as a woman torn between a tempestuous affair with a former RAF pilot, and her marriage to a High Court judge. […]

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Tideswell Wakes 2016

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17 August , 2016

As Chair of the Wakes Committee, I would just like to thank everyone for their kind comments and letters we received after Wakes. It was a fantastic week as I hope you will all agree. Tideswell was very busy throughout the week, but particularly on Carnival day, which is always nice to see. Just over […]

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Voice for Life

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17 August , 2016

St John’s starts a new venture this month with the launch of our ‘Voice for Life’ Choir for children aged 7 and over. We’ll be meeting in the church on Wednesday during term-time for a weekly practice from 4.30 – 5.30, when we can learn new songs and discover how to read music – cake […]

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