Local News

This page is here for you to add your news items and provide information about local events. If you have anything you would like to add to this website please let us know.
We’re keeping an archive of The Monyash Newsletter editions on this page for you to view or download.

Dates for your Diary

You can find a full diary here.


May Market
It was a fabulous sunny day for this year’s May Market. Here are some photos from the event courtesy of Jon White https://flic.kr/s/aHBqjAFEWE

Well Dressings
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.

🗞️Monyash News📰
The June edition of our monthly printed village 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
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! We meet every Friday morning from 9-11 in Monyash Village Hall. Whilst we are aimed at preschool ages, anyone is welcome to pop in and join us. Tea coffee, snacks and a variety of toys are provided. Sessions are £2 per family and parents are responsible for their children whilst there. Hope to see you soon!

Benefice Newsletter
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.

Diocesan Message for May 2023
Bishop Libby writes the May Message, 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
Monyash Quilters meet every Tuesday afternoon from 2-4 in the Village Hall. They’re a friendly group with a wide range of creative talent who love making beautiful quilts and anything crafty. Drop into one of our weekly meetings as a taster to see what we do and if we can tempt you to join.

Prayer for East Africa
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 and Yoga
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.

New Mobile Library 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.

Church open daily + 2022 services
Since Monday 20th September 2021, St Leonard’s is open every day from 10:00 to 15:00.
All the churches in the White Peak and Yourlgreave Benefices now post their services to the website A Church Near You and details are already there right through to the end of 2022.
Full details of all things to do with St Leonard’s are on the church’s page here.

Free grants to make homes more energy efficient
Low-income households in the Derbyshire Dales can apply now for free grants to make their property more energy efficient. The council is currently focusing on Dales properties that don’t have a mains gas connection. If you know someone who might benefit from this, please point them to the District Councils’s website. In particular, this page has more information and details on how to apply.

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.

Old news

You can find archived news up to and including 2018 here.