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Hayfield Singers celebrate 25th anniversary

By Gabrielle Pickard-Whitehead on Thursday, 08 November, 2018

The picturesque village of Hayfield is a breeding ground for a diverse range of talent and none more so it seems than singing. Earlier this year, the long-standing amateur choir, the Hayfield Singers, celebrated their 25th anniversary by performing a rendition of Handel’s iconic piece from 1741, The Messiah.

Glossop Guild - for enquiring minds in the High Peak

By Susan Hampshire on Thursday, 08 November, 2018

The Glossop Guild is currently celebrating its 10th year and continues to deliver a wide range of courses.

Caring Mike through to national finals

Sunday, 04 November, 2018

Local caregiver Mike Bradbury, has been nominated for a national award for his outstanding services to the home care sector. Mike is one of only five finalists who are in the running for at-home care company Home Instead Senior Care’s national ‘Caregiver of the Year’ award.

We will remember them

Sunday, 04 November, 2018

On Remembrance Sunday, Remembrance Services will take place throughout the borough – please note the different starting times:

New Mills ‘wall girl’ is national radio hit

Sunday, 04 November, 2018

The High Peak’s Nikki Ayrton is a celebrity in her own right after being seen by the likes of both real and music royalty, including the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Jay-Z and Justin Bieber.

Carnival Queen to take part in walk

Thursday, 01 November, 2018

Marple's current Carnival Queen Holly Crebbin is taking part in the forthcoming Christie Night of Neon 10 km walk - to say thanks for the treatment and care given to her dad Jonny.

What now for the Garden House?

Sunday, 28 October, 2018

Following the decision to refuse to grant planning permission, the team at the Garden House are considering their next move in the community farm's long-running planning saga.

Fall of poppies created by keen knitters

By Susan Hampshire on Sunday, 28 October, 2018

Keen knitters have been flexing their needles to make a host of red knitted poppies to create a `fall of poppies' in St Thomas Becket Church in Chapel.

Pre-Schoolers Playtime with the Mayor!

Monday, 22 October, 2018

Councillor Walter Brett, Mayor of Stockport, opened Hulme Hall Pre-School’s new outdoor classroom this morning and couldn’t resist trying it out for himself!

Whaley Bridge Centenary remembrance ceremony to go ahead

By Judy Brown on Sunday, 14 October, 2018

The memorial cross in Whaley Bridge park lies broken in three pieces, but on Sunday 11 November the act of remembrance and wreath-laying ceremony will go ahead as planned. The four-panelled plinth bearing the names of those killed in war remains undamaged and the grassy bank in front of it will be covered in poppies and wooden crosses. As Royal British Legion representative John Baker says, ‘we will be there to remember fallen men and women, not a column of stone.’

Volunteers needed for special Christmas event

Sunday, 14 October, 2018

The New Horizons Trust, which operates the New Horizons canal boat, is looking for volunteers on Friday December 7 when Father Christmas will take a magical lit evening boat ride from the New Horizons mooring to the Marple Social and Forces Club where he will meet as many children as possible.