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MILFORD TO GET NEW PEDESTRIAN CROSSING – AT LAST.
After three and a half years of campaigning by local people, Derbyshire County Council has agreed to install a pedestrian crossing on the A6 beside Angelo’s. Read more here
MILFORD RESIDENT SARAH CAPTURES HARVESTING AT SUNSET
Sarah Stanton Longdon of Sunny Hill caught hay baling at sunset in a stunning series of images – and learnt from the very farmer she photographed that she had won an award in Farmers Weekly from the last time she photographed them! To read more and see all of her images – plus that award-winner – click here
TWO DISCOVERY DAYS EVENTS IN MILFORD
The Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site Discovery Days event this year – October 14th to 29th – features events and activities throughout the Derwent Valley, including two events in Milford. To read more, click here
MILFORD’S MAY DAY IN DERBYSHIRE LIFE
Better late than never… Milford’s May Day is featured – for the very first time – in a one page photo spread in Derbyshire Life. There are 8 photos featured. Derbyshire Life’s September issue is out now, price £3.45.
Angelo’s is once again in line to win the Best Out of Town prize in the Derby Food & Drink Awards. Read more here
There is yet another wonderful display of summer colour in Milford & Makeney. The Social Club has done us proud yet again, and so has the Holly Bush. And thanks to the owners of the Old Bike Shop which has joined with the Old Post Office and King William in displaying such wonderful floral colour on the A6.
Belper & Milford Calendar Out Now
Our webmaster Ashley Franklin is delighted to announce that he has produced a 2018 Calendar which will make up for the fact that there will be no Milford & Makeney Calendar for a second year owing to the closure of the Milford Store. The Belper & Milford Calendar he has made available consists of 8 Belper images and 4 of Milford & Makeney. Below is the March page. To see the other three Milford pages and the 8 of Belper, click here.
The Calendar is currently on sale in Milford at the Social Club and in Belper at Hallmark, Fresh Basil, Hall of Frames, Today’s Express, Kalico and The Bookshop – price: £9.95. It can also be bought online. Click here to purchase.
The King William has a QUIZ NIGHT every Wednesday at 9.00 pm and Live Entertainment at 9.00 pm on Mondays, Saturdays and Sundays. Mon Sept 18 : Howard Williams (Male Vocalist) | Mon 25: Kev Smith Jones (Guitar/Vocalist) | Sat 30 : Hillbilly Juke Box (Classic rock in a hillbilly style)
Milford Social Club has fortnightly Live Entertainment on a Saturday and Sunday: All 9 pm start on Saturday and 3 pm on Sunday (unless specified). Free admission. Sept 23 : Sensational Hot Rocks Band | Oct 7 : Hard to Handle | Nov 4: Modest | Nov 25 : Midnight Pumpkin Trucks | Dec 2: Elvis | Dec 16: Ricky & The Retros
For the latest Planning Applications, click here
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