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Loyalty card scheme off to a flying start

Monday, 25 September, 2017

There's been a great response in the town to Marple's new shopping loyalty card.

Miles turn to smiles!

By Avril Marsh on Monday, 25 September, 2017

Miles turned to smiles when the Wise-Evans clan arrived in Trearddur Bay after cycling from Marple Bridge over the midsummer weekend in June. Their Miles for Margo journey was in memory of Margaret - Margo - Wise who died, aged 58, in February 2015; their mission was to raise funds for the Christie, to say thank you for taking such good care of Margo during her illness.

Modern Day Slavery

By Denise Ead on Monday, 25 September, 2017

‘Human Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery’ was the title of an awareness-raising event which took place in the Annunciation Church, New Mills. Contributions came from the Police, the Medaille Trust and a judge with expertise in Immigration. The aim was to educate the public to recognise this crime and work together with the authorities. Over 50 people attended the event sponsored by the Catholic Bishop of Nottingham, Patrick McKinney who has funded a series of these lectures.

500 miles, five nations

Monday, 25 September, 2017

After months of training, preparation and genuine apprehension the big day was upon us…….500 miles across the 5 home nations lay ahead.

Neil Stafford continues his quest

By Matthew Corrigan on Friday, 22 September, 2017

Day 29 already and Race No.1 moves into its final stages. Over the last few weeks the fleet has spread out and there is now several hours sailing time between the yachts. It is anticipated the leaders will begin to arrive at the first port of call, Uruguay's Punta Del Este on the afternoon of Wednesday 20 September. Although weather and sea conditions make exact timings impossible, clipper Liverpool 2018 is hoping to make port a few hours later, on the morning of Thursday 21st.

Mellor painter Richard Leng undertakes ambitious project for local causes

By Louise Robertson on Saturday, 16 September, 2017

Back in last year’s winter edition of the Review we wrote about an unusual way for a person to raise much needed funds for Mellor Village Centre, St. Thomas’ Church and its chosen charities (Wellspring, St. Anne’s Hospice, Medicins sans Frontieres and the Bible Society).

Marple Hall School set to lose funding

By Diane Inglis on Saturday, 16 September, 2017

Marple Hall School is set to lose some of its budget if a new funding system is introduced next year.

First Disley Well-being Show a great success

Saturday, 16 September, 2017

Disley Parish Council hosted the first Disley Health & Well-being Show on 7th September. The event boasted a wide variety of exhibitors and was well-attended by local residents.

Amazing Gemma raises over £7500 for charity

Saturday, 16 September, 2017

Gemma Ellis, a service user at Blythe House Hospice has raised an amazing £7900 for a number of charities that have supported her since she was diagnosed with breast cancer earlier this year.

Chris set for 'Frontline Walk' for charity

By Gabrielle Pickard-Whitehead on Wednesday, 06 September, 2017

Marple resident Chris Price, who served 20 years in the British Army as a Royal Military Policeman, is to take part in the inspiring charity event, the Frontline Walk.