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News items

  • We need help with Well Dressing right up to the Bank Holiday weekend. Even if you can only spend an hour, please go down to the Village Hall any afternoon or evening right up to Friday 26th May. Tea, coffee and biscuits provided, and a chance to natter with other villagers.
  • 🗞️📰 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.
  • The 2023 election results for Monyash Parish Council can be found on this page of the Derbyshire Dales District Council website. The formal declaration of the result is available to read or download here.
  • The District Council results are on this page of the DDDC website. Monyash is in Youlgreave ward with the result at the bottom of that webpage.
  • 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.
  • All Monyash Villagers are invited to a Coronation Celebration Lunch on Sunday 7th May in the Village Hall. Full details are in the flyer which you can view or download here.
  • The Church of England is calling for a period of prayer leading up to the Coronation and has released a book of Daily Prayers for the Coronation of King Charles III. You can find more details at this page on the Church of England’s website.
  • 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.  There is also now a weekly Hatha Yoga class from 18:30-19:45 on Thursday evenings in the Methodist Chapel.
    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.
  • With great regret, the White Peak Walk committee has decided to hold no more walks. After over thirty years of hard work, raising a staggering £75,000 for village causes and a few associated charities, the committee members have decided to retire. They’ve written a farewell letter which you can read or download 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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