Welcome to the website for Milford & Makeney

MMCG LogoThe purpose of this site is to provide useful, important and interesting news, information and insight for residents and visitors, with the hope of enriching the life of the village, and the aim of bringing our community closer together.  Want to be involved?  Help with maintaining the site would be very welcome.  Email webmaster@milford-makeney.org



Open Gardens MontageBetween 2 and 5 pm, these gardens will be open:
Chevin Brae, Chevin Road
7 Hopping Hill         
Ladyfields, 45 Bridge View.
You have permission to park in Nealies where volunteers will give you route maps and where you can pay the entrance fee.
Drinks will be available at Ladyfields and Chevin Brae, who will also be providing homemade cakes.  Proceeds will be going to the Red Cross.
Mill 02 Milford Market Place 2
Old Milford & Makeney has been revealed through some fascinating photographs and text in a new publication Derwent Valley Mills Through Time by Adrian Farmer.  For the stories behind the two photos above and how to purchase this marvellous book, click here


Read the latest news on the campaign to oppose the effective closure of two footpaths between Milford and Belper. Residents who have regularly walked these paths can help make a difference.  Read more here
Makeney Morris made their debut at the May Day Celebrations.  Fancy joining them? Click here for more details…
A chat with the builders at the STRUTT ARMS has revealed that it is going to remain as the Strutt Arms and provide beer and food with the addition of some accommodation.  It will not be part of a chain but privately owned
New Planning Applications… click here
The Holly Bush has been voted Amber Valley CAMRA Pub of the Year.  Read more here


The News & Events box to your left will keep you up to date with what is going on – and coming up! The Menu tabs above open up lots of ‘sub-menus’, extra pages which fall under the main menu headings.  For instance, hold your cursor on the Information tab (or the box to the right) and you will see pages which, with one click, will lead you to information about essential and useful resources provided in the village and beyond e.g. schools, shops, pubs, public footpaths, churches, restaurants, residential homes, places to stay, doctors’ surgeries and MP surgeries, bus times and businesses. The Activities tab will reveal all the organisations and interest groups in the village – everything from Maypole Promotions to the Knit Knatter Club. The History tab mines the area’s rich heritage seam and we hope, in time, to make this area of the website a substantial archive. Bear with us! At the moment, the site is not fully developed. We have a lot of information to insert and will be working hard to continually add fresh pages. Which takes us to this… Appeal Please let us know if there any inaccuracies to this website.  We would also like to hear from you if you can help in any way to improve the site.  Is there some useful information you can add?  Maybe you run a business or are part of an activity in the village that we ought to know about?  Perhaps you have some reminiscences of Milford and Makeney life along with some old photos?  Here is the webmaster’s email address again: webmaster@milford-makeney.org
With thanks to the Milford & Makeney Community Group for promoting the establishment of this website and to Ashley Franklin for sponsoring and managing the site.