WELCOME TO NEW MILLS TOWN COUNCIL
UPDATED 22nd APRIL 2014
Please note that the date for the Annual General Meeting in May has been changed, following a resolution passed in the Full Town Council meeting of Monday 10th March 2014, for which the minutes are now available. Click on the Town Council button and go to Meetings and Minutes, to view them.
The new date is Tuesday 27th May 2014, and has been amended on the minutes and meeting page.
Vacancy - High Lea Park Key Holder
Saturdays and Sundays 10am & 4pm (6pm in Summer)
New Mills Town Council are looking to recruit a trustworthy, reliable Key Holder to open and close facilities within High Lea Park. The successful candidate needs to be able to open and close the relevant parts of the building and facilities to accommodate public needs. You must be able to open premises at 10am and then close at 4pm in winter and approximately 6pm in summer on Saturdays and Sundays.
There may be requirement to offer cover during holidays or sickness but these will be arranged by mutual agreement in advance. The rate is £20 per weekend and the role is paid monthly. This role would suit a member of the public who has an interest in assisting the community. For more information please apply directly to Lesley Bramwell, Town Clerk at New Mills Town Council on 01663 743434. Closing date for interest is 28th April 2014.
NEW DRINKING FOUNTAIN
A new drinking fountain is soon to be installed at High Lea Park, adding to the already improved facilities now in the park.
Stephen Lewis, New Mills Town Councils Park Manager, brought the idea to the Council after listening to the views of the people using the park during a very busy time for the park last year. Once it has been approved by Council, which was a unanimous descision, Deborah Garratt who is the Council's Administrator, organised the purchase of the fountain.
When visiting the Park you will soon be able to use, the new drinking fountain, or read about it, on the blog page from the supplier if you want to type the address below into your browser.
National Apprenticeship Week, ran from the 3rd to the 7th March this year. The objectives of the week are to
New Mills Town Council Park Manager Stephen Lewis, had in the run up to the launch of the National Apprenticeship Week, identified the need for an Apprentice, completed the necessary paperwork, completed the job description, advertised the post, and was the lead panel member at interview.
It is with great pleasure that it can be announced that, an apprentice was appointed to his Parks team, during March.
The newly appointed Apprentice will be learning all aspects of the workings of the Parks department, and will be working his way through the NVQ scheme over the next 18 months.
DERBYSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL ( DCC )
DCC have been busy fixing potholes all over the County's roads, following the severe wet winter weather. They have so far this year repaired nearly 8,000 potholes, and will continue to do so. If you do spot a pothole, it can be reported on-line using the following link
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NEW MILLS TOWN HALL
IS ALSO USED BY
*High Peak Registrars Office
*Citizens Advice Bureau
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NEW MILLS TOWN HALL AND THE HERITAGE AND INFORMATION
You will find below, recent news, statements and information. You can click on any of the navigation buttons to see what is on the site.
NEW MILLS TOWN COUNCIL
HERITAGE AND INFORMATION CENTRE
New Mills Town Council own and are the governing body for the Heritage and Information Centre.
The Centre has a dedicated Town Council employee who is the Administrator, and has a Management Committee who act on behalf of the Council especially in the area of the museum, artifacts and displays of collections There are dedicated members of staff who are all Volunteers, without whom the centre would not be as successful as it is.
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HERITAGE AND INFORMATION CENTRE
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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...]