A pernicious water weed called New Zealand Pygmy Weed has been identified in High Mere and its immediate surrounds. It grows very fast and densely, smothering plants and pond life
One of its main characteristics is that even the tiniest shred of the weed, for example on a boot, an animal’s leg or a tyre, regenerates very quickly and spreads the problem widely.
The National Park Authority, after consultation with Taddington Parish Council, will be taking active steps to treat the weed as soon as practicable.
Meanwhile, people are asked to stay away from the High Mere pond and keep dogs and children away. If for any reason, you have to enter the pond area, you are advised to clean your boots and any animal with you as soon as you leave the site in order to limit the spread of the plant.
Please co-operate because of the huge damage that could otherwise be caused
On Sunday the 19th of December at 6.30pm we are having our village Carol Service followed by refreshments. The Church bells will peel before the service. This is a village family service. All welcome.
On Friday the 24th of December, Christmas Eve, at 6.30pm we are having Christmas Holy Communion. All welcome. The Church bells will also be rung.
If any one wishes to enter the church for private prayer please contact Tony, Church Warden.
Taddington Church wishes everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
Come and help us light up the Taddington Christmas Tree on Friday 10th December at 6.30pm at St Michael & All Angels Church!
The tree will be decorated by the village children.
Mulled wine and mince pies will be served.
Raffle for Church maintenance fund.
Christmas Carols around the tree.
Collection for the Buxton Food Bank.
We are delighted to be welcoming back Christine Gregory to Taddington Institute next week (Thursday 25th November 19:30) when she will give a talk entitled ‘A Natural History of Bradford Dale’. Christine is a writer, painter and photographer who has lived in this area for more than 30 years, exploring it extensively and developing a close understanding of its natural history. You may already be familiar with her books and her work for Radio Sheffield and Radio 4 and may remember her fascinating talk on ‘Brown Hares in the Derbyshire Dales’ at the Institute a couple of years ago.
Do join us for an interesting evening.
Admission £4 – includes tea and biscuits.
St Michael and all Angels
Our Harvest Festival will be held on Sunday 10th October at 10.00am. Any donations for the Buxton Food Bank will be greatly appreciated (tins, packets etc, no fresh produce). If you are unable to join us but would like to make a donation, the church will be open from 9.30am or you can contact Olwen.
ALL ARE WELCOME
WE ARE STARTING OUR ‘DRINK & CHAT’ AGAIN IN THE VILLAGE ROOM AT THE CHURCH.
10.30am ON ALTERNATE WEDNESDAYS – ALL WELCOME
SEPTEMBER 8th and 22nd
OCTOBER 6th and 20th
NOVEMBER 3rd and 17th
DECEMBER 1st and 15th
Taddington Parochial Parish Council
We are delighted to be hosting Blair Dunlop, a talented musician with a tremendous following, LIVE in Taddington at our next Live and local event at the Institute on 1st October.
Tickets £12-00 (Standard) £10-00 (Over 65) £8 (Under 16/Student)
Please note that there will be no tickets on the door.
We are not certain whether we will be serving refreshments but do feel free to bring your own (including something to drink out of!). Do remember to bring some change for one of Peter’s special raffles. And … remember to bring your masks! (There will be some on the door in case you forget).
Blair Dunlop is the son of folk-rock musician Ashley Hutchings (formerly a member of Fairport Convention) and singer Judy Dunlop. (As a young actor, he made his film debut in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory playing the part of Willy Wonka and was also on Rocket Man.) He now works as a singer-songwriter and guitarist. He took over the running of The Albion Band from Hutchings in 2011 but folded the band in 2013 to focus on his solo career. He has released several albums. including Blight and Blossom, House of Jacks, Gilded, Notes From An Island. He won the Horizon Award at the 2013 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and also the Special Jury Prize of the Premio Ciampi in the city of Livorno in Italy in November 2014 and has toured as far afield as Australia.