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Library proposals to be considered

By Susan Hampshire on Wednesday, 19 December, 2018

Proposals to change the way Derbyshire County Council’s libraries are run - including Whaley Bridge, Hadfield and Hayfield - are due to be considered at a meeting this week (Thursday 20 Dec).

Make it Marple fundraiser

Thursday, 13 December, 2018

A fundraiser is being organised by the Make It Marple craft makers - to help support the work of Mellor Country House.

Specialist builder in Whaley Bridge

Monday, 10 December, 2018

If you need to visit Whaley Bridge specialist builders and plumbers merchants S.Drinkwater & Son Ltd this festive season, then check out the Christmas opening times.

Junior football club’s unique football sticker album

Sunday, 02 December, 2018

Rose Hill Junior Football Club (JFC) in Marple is one of the first in the country to issue its own football sticker album.

High Peak support service for elderly and vulnerable people is proving huge success

Sunday, 02 December, 2018

A High Peak resident who’s being supported by a free local service after leaving hospital says volunteers are “kind, helpful and caring.”

Time running out for library consultation

Sunday, 02 December, 2018

As we recently reported, Stockport Council has set up an online questionnaire to ask library users about their experiences ahead of the proposed 'Open+' scheme.

Addams Family musical receives rave reviews

By Susan Hampshire on Thursday, 29 November, 2018

A recent production of The Addams Family Musical at New Mills Art Theatre received excellent reviews and was enjoyed over four nights by High Peak audiences.

It's a magical scene, a sure fire sign that Christmas really has arrived.

Thursday, 22 November, 2018

Along the canal side, you can sense the excitement and anticipation among the gathering crowds as New Horizons narrowboat, glowing in the darkness of a December night, glides along the water from Goyt Mill to the Social and Forces Club on Limekiln Lane with a very special guest on board.

Make it Marple helping local craftspeople

By Susan Hampshire on Thursday, 22 November, 2018

Three craftspeople have been speaking about how taking part in the regular Make It Marple event is doing wonders for their businesses.

Rugby Relics Smash Fundraising Target

By Gabrielle Pickard Whitehead on Thursday, 22 November, 2018

Marple’s ex-serviceman Chris Price and his three former colleagues are back from the battlefields in France and Belgium, having successfully completed the last of five centennial Frontline Walks to mark the WWI years.

David continues charity work

By Matthew Corrigan on Thursday, 22 November, 2018

In the summer issue of The Marple Review we covered the story of former Marple Hall School teacher David Whaite, who ran around the 98-mile Cheshire Ring in under 24 hours.