Progress update

We’d like to say a huge thank you to Gerry Henson who has been selling plants through the village shop and from home, raising a tremendous £200 for The Mill. Gerry had been growing plants for this year’s Fete which, as you know, has had to be postponed, but undaunted Gerry decided to press on […]

Mill update from Pete Bowman, Chair

I thought I’d just share a quick update to reassure you all that we’re still busily but safely working behind the scenes on The Mill project during the current lockdown. Within the last few weeks, we’ve appointed a Project Manager – GSS Architecture in Kettering, the architects that have been with the project since the […]

Fete volunteers needed

Planning will soon be starting for the Cottingham and Middleton Village Fete, which we expect to take place in early July. Last year’s fete raised an amazing £6,200 for The Mill, and the organisers are now looking for volunteers who’d be able to get involved in organising and running the fete, to make this year’s […]

Chair’s Annual Report 2019

Thanks to those who came along to the recent AGM for The Mill. At the meeting, Pete Bowman was re-elected as Chair, Tony Freeman as Vice Chair and Jo Leaning as Treasurer. Here’s the full text of the Chair’s Annual Report for 2019. With planning permission now secured, 2019 saw the start of our comprehensive […]

Christmas Cards

Christmas cards in support of The Mill are on sale for 60p each, featuring a snowy picture taken on the Jurassic Way by Mill Chair Pete Bowman. There’ll be cards available at the Mill Christmas Bazaar on 30 November and at the Shop’s Open Evening on 11 December. If you’d like some before then, please […]

Seasonal cookbook

This lovely little seasonal cookbook includes 42 mouthwatering recipes from village foodies. Take your pick from drinks, nibbles, starters, mains, sweets, cakes and treats, including vegetarian options. We’re asking you to donate as much as you think the cookbook is worth (minimum £2), and you can pick up a copy from the Village Store.

Copper Mile

We’re looking to build a Copper Mile alongside an Easter Treasure Hunt in May 2020, so we need you to start saving your coppers for The Mill now! There’s a collecting jar in the Village Store, or why not start saving your coins in a jam jar at home? We’ll let you know when and […]

Community Cookbook

If you’ve ever fancied getting your favourite recipe in print, village foodie Del Robertson is putting together a community cookbook to raise funds for The Mill. He’s looking to cover a wide range of cuisines, from the simple and traditional to the more complex and exotic. Initially, Cottingham and Middleton villagers are invited to send […]