Paula’s Chutney and Piccalilli

Paula Orton’s limited edition chutney and piccalilli for the Mill are now ready to purchase. If you’d like some, please contact Paula Orton on 07771 546346, email – delivery to your door or you can collect from 11 Main Street, Middleton (COVID 19 restrictions observed). They’re are also now being stocked by Nikki at […]

Construction update

Despite the difficulties presented by coronavirus this year, the trustees have continued to work hard to keep The Mill project running.                          This week we successfully dug and filled the first of the 17 metre long footings for The Mill. This is a hugely significant step for the project as it not only kicks off the […]

Amazon Smile

If you’re an existing Amazon customer, you might like to know we’ve set up a new Amazon Smile account for The Mill. If you buy eligible products through, Amazon will donate 0.5%of the purchase price to The Mill. Simply log in to with your usual details, search for ‘The Mill Community Hub’ and tick […]

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.