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  • BBC Highlights Stoney Middleton

    Lennon's boot factory

      BBC’s Escape to the Country features William Lennon’s boot factory in Stoney Middleton. A recent episode of Escape to the Country featured a couple wishing to move to Derbyshire. The program chose to include aspects of the Peak District and to our pride chose Stoney Middleton. They visited the amazing boot factory in the village which still makes safety boots as they have for… Learn more

  • Bird Watching

    Kestrel

    Stoney Middleton was once a working village with many quarries operating in the Dale. However since the closure and restoration of these quarries there has been an increase in local wildlife making it an important wildlife location and a good location for bird watching. Birds to be seen include buzzards which look very much at home soaring and circling above the dramatic limestone crags… Learn more

  • Countryfile Feature Stoney Middleton’s Roman Bath House

    Matt and Ellie

    It was a proud day for Stoney Middleton when one of the most popular BBC programmes Countryfile visited the village. The programme has been running for 25 years and has over 8 million viewers. The programme showcases the most important aspects of Britain’s beautiful countryside, its wildlife and heritage assets, their decision to feature Stoney… Learn more

  • Stoney Middleton Heritage Film – Short Clip

    The Stoney Middleton Heritage Trails have been portrayed in a 35-minute documentary film. The film is presented in a ‘Countryfile’ style and features a professional journalist to introduce and narrate the film. It was written and produced by a personal historian, film maker and editor. Nine local people are used to present individual aspects of… Learn more

  • Stoney Middleton Moor by Richard Bowring

    Local photographer and village resident Richard Bowring once aging provides some stunning imagery of the village and its surrounds. Here he takes his drone for an aerial trip around the moors to the South West of the village. the footage and accompanying music provide a peaceful insight into the amazing natural beauty of the National Park surrounding… Learn more

  • Students present world war II village bombing experience

    SHU students

    Sheffield Hallam University Students present their project to members of Stoney Middleton Heritage Centre Community Group The students created a video game based on the world war II experience of the village which was bombed.  The quarry was struck by two Messerschmitt Bf 110s (also known as ME11). They attacked the tarmac plant in Dalton quarry. They sought to disrupt production due to its… Learn more