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News items

  • It was a fabulous sunny day for this year’s May Market. Here are some photos from the event courtesy of Jon White
  • The Well Dressings are now up, one on the corner of the school (done by the children) and one by the adults in the car park on Chapel Street. Please visit them and support the nominated charities.
  • 🗞️📰 The June edition of our village monthly printed newsletter is now out. You can view or download it here.
    All the back issues are available on the dedicated Monyash Newsletter page here.
  • Tea and Tots is a playgroup, aimed at babies and preschoolers, for local families and friends to get together for a cuppa, chat and play! They meet every Friday morning from 9-11 in Monyash Village Hall. You can find more details on our Local News page and the playgroup dates in our diary.
  • The May 2023 newsletter for both benefices is now available to read or download here. As well as news of various events throughout the joint benefices, there are introductions by two assistant curates who have started working with Reverend Adele in our communities.
  • Bishop Libby writes the Diocesan Message for May 2023, talking about the King’s Coronation and the feasts of the Ascension and Pentecost. You can read or download the whole message here.
  • Monyash Quilters, a friendly group with a wide range of creative talent who love making beautiful quilts and anything crafty, meet every Tuesday afternoon from 2-4. Drop into one of our meetings in the Village Hall as a taster to see what we do and if we can tempt you to join.
  • The church asks you to join in praying for East Africa, where countries including Ethiopia, South Sudan, Kenya, Uganda and Somalia are experiencing a food crisis on an unimaginable scale. More details, including a video clip from Tearfund’s East Africa Disaster Management Lead, Liz Myendo, addressing the Conservative Party Conference, are on the St Leonard’s page here.
  • Pilates classes continue on Tuesday evenings from 18:00-19:00 in Monyash Village Hall. Thanks to everyone for their continued support. Check our Pilates and Yoga page for details and our diary for dates.
  • The County Council has released the timetable for the mobile library service from December to February. You can find the Monyash dates in our Diary here and full details from the Council on their Mobile Library webpage here.
  • The churches in the White Peak and Youlgreave benefices now use a national website designed specifically to share church information and you will find full details on St Leonard’s page here.
  • Low-income households in the Derbyshire Dales can apply now for free grants to make their property more energy efficient. If you know someone who might benefit, please point them to this page on the DDDC website for information and on how to apply.
  • Under the heading “Ukraine. Hope, and Unchanging Truth”, the church shares “A new light arrives”, a poem from Gideon Heugh, who writes for Tearfund and is a poet and environmentalist. You can read or download it here.

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