2020 Annual Report

From Chair of Trustees, Pete Bowman The start of 2020 looked promising for The Mill project, with tenders for ‘design and build’ project management and quotes for an archaeological survey sent out to local organisations. We had also started to plan for the 2020 Village Fete, following the terrific success of the 2019 event, and the Fundraising Team were making […]

The Mill AGM, 29 March

The Mill Community Hub will be holding its Annual General Meeting (AGM) online by Zoom on Monday 29 March at 7pm. If you’d like to join the meeting virtually, please contact Chair of Trustees Pete Bowman by noon on Friday 26 March, and he’ll send you a Zoom invite and a copy of the agenda. There […]

Paula’s Chutney and Piccalilli

Paula Orton’s limited edition chutney and piccalilli for the Mill have so far raised £132 for The Mill! There are still a few jars left. If you’d like some, please contact Paula Orton on 07771 546346, email paula.orton50@yahoo.co.uk – delivery to your door or you can collect from 11 Main Street, Middleton (COVID 19 restrictions […]

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 smile.amazon.co.uk, Amazon will donate 0.5%of the purchase price to The Mill. Simply log in to smile.amazon.co.uk 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 […]