Hartington Rural Social Group

A new group for Derbyshire Dales and Staffordshire Moorlands residents to meet and make friends is set to be launched.

The first Hartington Rural Social Group is due to take place at Hartington Village Hall from 1.00pm to 3.00pm on Tuesday 27th February.

People living in rural communities are invited to come together for the meetings to catch up with old friends, make new ones and enjoy each other’s company in a relaxed environment over a cup of tea.

The new group has been created thanks to a collaboration between Hartington Village Hall, and the Farming Life Centre, based in Bakewell.

The charity was established in 2005 and provides health, well-being and business-related support to over 300 rural residents living across the Derbyshire and Staffordshire Peak District.

Keith Quine, Chair of the Village Hall Trustees, said: “We’re so pleased to be able to host this new group and I hope it’ll prove very popular with rural residents in and surrounding Hartington.  As well as meeting friends, there are also opportunities for other activities including lunches, outings, events and guest speakers. It’s an open invitation to come along, there’s no need to book in advance. We hope to see many local people there on the 27th of February!”

If you can’t make the one in a few weeks’ time, a further two meetings have been pencilled in for Tuesday 27th March and 24th April.

The Village Hall lies in the centre of Hartington, next to the Church, with parking nearby (Hyde Lane, SK17 0AW).

For more details, please contact: Rachel Metcalfe, Rural Social Life Group Coordinator at The Farming Life Centre on: 01629 810903 or email: rachelmetcalfe@thefarminglifecentre.org.uk.

Location: Hartington Village Hall