Wednesday, 19 May 2010

Stockport Hydro

Our friends at Water Power Enterprises are hosting an open evening tonight to publicise Stockport Hydro at Stockport Town Hall at 7pm, with refreshments from 6.30pm.

There’ll be exhibition boards and video footage and an opportunity to ask questions.

Thursday, 13 May 2010

Read all about it...

This week we have installed two interpretation boards next to Archie.

The boards have been designed with input form ourselves the Environment Agency and New Mills Town Council - one gives details about Archie and why he is here and what he does and the second positioned facing the weir covers the flora and fauna in the area - please let us know what you think.

Enormous thanks to the Environment Agency without whose help or funding this would not have happened.

Kingfishers have been spotted in the last couple of days collecting food for their young from 'the square' (at the bottom of the cobbles heading into the Torrs from New Mills heading towards where the rivers Goyt and Sett meet next to Archie - please see other recent posts on other recent sights.

Wednesday, 12 May 2010

If you go down to the Torrs today...

It's not often that we see young fawn deer in New Mills - but there have been several sightings over the last couple of days in between the Millennium Walkway and the leisure Centre - more than likely an escapee from Lyme Park estate.

Take care if trying to watch it though as when they move there is nothing going to get in their way and that includes you.

Monday, 3 May 2010

"Power to the People"

It's interesting to note that many of our prospective councilors and MP's have chosen to use Torrs Hydro as a backdrop for pictures on their campaign literature and made mention of the scheme in one way, shape or form as well.

I think it's very important to remind our shareholders and the general public that Torrs Hydro is of course a Community scheme and does not have any connections in any way with any political party.

"Power to the People"
Citizen Smith, Tooting Popular Front, 1977