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  • Old documents found in Sheffield

    Sheffield resident discovers old documents and postcards in late aunt’s house. Paul Harrison recently discovered hundreds of old documents whilst sorting through his late ant’s possessions. She was related to the Hallam’s, formally of Stoney Middleton. The family moved from the village to Ecclesfield in Sheffield to become needle makers around the turn of the century. Paul… Learn more

  • Sheffield Hallam University – Hospitality student visit

    Students discover what makes Stoney Middleton special. Sheffield Hallam University Students studying hospitality undertook a guided village tour in January 2016 to learn more about the village. Sheffield Hallam University’s Venture Matrix Group provide live projects for students, giving them real life enterprise experience as part of their studies.  The students selected the Stoney Middleton project as part of their degree studies, working in small groups undertaking specific assignments, their aims – to promote the… Learn more

  • Angus family visit Stoney Middleton

    Search for ancestors ends in St Martins cemetery Stoney Middleton. The 25th July 2015 proved to be a very special day in Stoney Middleton. The Angus family from Westport, Connecticut USA with the help of the heritage website came to the village to see the ancestral home of their family. Following a successful hunt around the village cemetery where they found the graves of a… Learn more

  • Leveret in St Martins Church

    Levret in St Martins Church

    Band records live album in St Martins Church. Leveret features three of England’s finest musicians Andy Cutting, Sam Sweeney and Rob Harbron. They are regarded as masters of their instrument. Andy Cutting is a player of the melodeon, Sam Sweeney, the fiddle and  Rob Harbron plays concertina. Leveret’s music is firmly rooted in the English tradition but is fresh and new, with… Learn more

  • New lease of life for the Moon Inn

    Moon Inn

    To the delight of local people, the village pub has recently reopened as a free house The Moon Inn, following an extensive refurbishment. Stoney Middleton is very proud of its pub and its historic connections to the ‘Murder at the Moon Inn’. The reopening has been welcomed by local people and will be very much… Learn more

  • Heritage project results

    The results of the Stoney Middleton Heritage Project Survey has been analysed and presented in a report. The report was commissioned to evaluate the work undertaken to date, and can be read in full – Results of Heritage Project Survey Oct 2015. The survey demonstrates the project’s successes. It highlights the extent to which local people have gained knowledge… Learn more

  • Project evaluation survey

    The survey is open to everyone who lives in and around the village of Stoney Middleton. Your feedback is very important to us and will help us to evaluate the success of the project in achieving its objectives as part the HLF grant awarded to the village. It is a condition of that grant that periodic reports and evaluations are submitted and this… Learn more

  • Second Gateway sign installed

    The second gateway sign has now been erected, the weather was terrible with driving snow and high winds, not the best conditions for erecting signs. The sign features the St Martins church which looks very imposing. SMHCCG thank everyone for their input into the design and layout of the sign which we are very happy… Learn more

  • First Gateway sign installed

    The first of the new village gateway signs has been erected. It is to the West side of the village which previously had no sign. We are delighted with it and think it gives the village a proud announcement which is fitting and appropriate. The sign will be further enhanced by limestone chippings which are… Learn more

  • Schools Collaborate to Help Remember Derbyshire’s Forgotten Village

    School pupils from Derbyshire and South Yorkshire have recently worked together to help generate ideas on how to attract more tourism to Stoney Middleton, a small Derbyshire village in the Peak District. Over fifty school pupils were invited to visit the village, as part of a two day event organised by Sheffield Hallam University’s Venture… Learn more