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MILFORD & MAKENEY WEBMASTER ASHLEY FRANKLIN HAS JUST LAUNCHED A CROWDFUNDING APPEAL FOR A BOOK PROJECT WHICH WILL FEATURE THIS COMMUNITY.
Ashley, a resident on Bank Buildings for 38 years, is raising funds for the first ever photo book of the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site. To read more, click here or to go straight to Ashley’s Crowdfunder site, click here
STOP PRESS: DUFFIELD SINGERS TO PERFORM AT HOLY TRINITY CHURCH ON OCTOBER 9. To read more, click here
FORMER MILFORD ARTIST TO FEATURE IN NOVEMBER’S DERBYSHIRE LIFE
Darren Reid, pictured with his latest work depicting Brixham Harbour, is a former resident of Sunny Hill who only picked up a paintbrush in 2011. He has sold every one of his 14 paintings and is now to be represented by Plus One in Belgravia, one of the world’s leading galleries for photorealist art. See full story here
MILFORD BAPTIST CHURCH NOW HAS A WEBSITE
LATEST NEWS / ADDITIONS TO THE WEBSITE:
Chevin Green Farm has retained its coveted Michelin Award. Click here
Angelo’s reaches final of Derby Food & Drink Awards. Click here
For the latest Planning Applications, click here
Chevin Green Farm now has a bespoke hairdressers in its grounds. Read more here
We continue to post information about the Milford soldiers commemorated on the war memorial. Thanks to Tim Sanders, we have some information on Abner Sanders, the first Milford soldier to die in the Great War. To see more, 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.