Press Release 31st October 2013
THIS IS AN INITIAL STATEMENT
“Following a difficult few months in which a thorough and rigorous investigation has taken place, it has been decided that the contracts of two employees should be terminated. The Town Council followed all appropriate procedures in reaching the decision, which was not taken lightly. As a Council we are proud of New Mills, and are committed to ensuring that we act in a way that enables the town to put their trust in the Council. We intend to continue working to ensure that we can lead the town from strength to strength. Anyone wishing to raise any matters are encouraged to put them in writing to The Chair, Gwyn Bowers at the Town Hall.
New Mills Town Council serving the town of New Mills in Derbyshire.
New Mills is in the High Peak of Derbyshire and has a population of just over 10000. Local authority services are provided by Derbyshire County Council, High Peak Borough Council and New Mills Town Council and part of the town’s 2000 hectares (5000 acres) are within the Peak District National Park.
New Mills is home to various businesses, but most famously Swizzels Matlows located on Albion Road has been producing Love Hearts and Drum Stick Lollies in New Mills since 1940.
New Mills lies where the rivers Sett and Goyt join to become one of the principal tributaries of the River Mersey. The rivers flow through the town in a spectacular gorge, the Torrs which is the home of the Millennium Walkway and the Archimedean screw. The Peak Forest Canal also passes through the town.
New Mills was designated as High Peak’s first fairtrade town in 2006. [+ read more...]