Friday 18th October – Cheese and Wine Evening at the Charles Cotton Hotel.

The Charles Cotton Hotel is hosting a Cheese and Wine Evening on Friday October 18th 2019 to raise funds to modernise the facilities at St Giles’ Church, Hartington. Featuring Alan Salt from Hartington Creamery with MC Mick Partridge the evening will be fun and informative. Tickets priced at £10 are avaiable now from The Post Read more…

Well Dressing and Scarcrow Competition, Duck Race & Lottery Draw

The weather held steady for a very successful 2019 Well Dressing and Poppy Queen Crowning on Saturday 7th September followed by the Hartington Wakes Sports and Country Show on Sunday. The School Well And the Village Pump were blessed by Father Lionel, acompanied by the Poppy Queen and the Warslow Silver Band. Crowning of the Read more…

Well Dressing – TODAY – Saturday 7th September 2019

Finishing touches were made to the two well dressings, the village pump and the school well, and finally they were revealed in the village last night. Poppy Queen Crowning and Well Dressing Ceremony will take place later today in and around the Village Hall, see schedule for more details. Glimpses of the wells below but Read more…

The Magnificent Seven (Scarecrows) hit Hartington

Seven magnificent scarecrows have appeared across all corners of the village, from Bankside to Mill Lane and from Stonewell Lane to the School. A great deal of effort and skill is displayed in the scarecrows that represent characters from Children’s Story Books. If you can support the makers by popping round to see them all Read more…

Hall Bank Still Closed

Despite signs saying Hall Bank Closed 20/08/19 it is still closed and access only as far as Victoria House. Visitors to the Youth Hostel should follow the diversion signs and approach the YHA from Heathcote. No evidence of any work by Severn Trent to refill the hole so far today.

Reminders and diary dates

Wednesday 21st August : Hall Bank still closed between Leisure Lane and Reynards Lane due to Water Mains works by Severn Trent. Mobile Library due to visit the Market Square between 2.20-2.55pm. Sunday 25th August: No service at St Giles’ Church instead a Benefice Service for the retiring Reverend Richard Benson at St Leonard’s Church, Read more…

Hartington Nature Watch – Get involved in The Big Butterfly Count and OPAL National Citizen Science Surveys

The school summer holidays provide an ideal opportunity to venture into the local countryside, or even just the garden, to check out the state of the local environment. While you are there why not get involved in helping monitor the state of the UK environment with these online resources? The big butterfly count is on Read more…