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Marple Poppy Appeal underway

By on Tuesday, 24 October, 2017

Over 40 large poppies have been fastened in place across Marple and Marple Bridge - to get the 2017 Marple Poppy Appeal firmly under way.

Each large poppy is to honour a local Marple man who fell in the First World War and is sure to keep both his name and his memory alive.

Kevin Murray,…

Bee Creative in the Garden

By on Sunday, 22 October, 2017

Derbyshire Wildlife Trust is part of a national campaign with the Royal Horticultural Society to help our wild bees.

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) and The Wildlife Trusts have joined forces to urge gardeners to do more to help protect bumblebees and solitary bees, heroes of the pollinator world.

The Bee Creative in…

Musical milestone celebrated by 'scratch' choirs

By on Sunday, 22 October, 2017

It was 50 years ago this summer that The Beatles released their ground-breaking album Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band - a pop music milestone celebrated in New Mills and Buxton by 'scratch' choirs who had just a few hours to rehearse.

Petition handed to local MP calling for better access to Chinley Station

By on Sunday, 22 October, 2017

MEMBERS of Chinley & Buxworth Transport Group and local residents turned out in force to hand a petition to High Peak MP, Ruth George calling for better access to Chinley Station.

New Glossopdale College site well on track

By on Sunday, 22 October, 2017

A north Derbyshire community is well on track to get a new state-of-the art school site by summer 2018.

Marple Poppy Appeal going from strength to strength

By Susan Hampshire on Wednesday, 18 October, 2017

The 2017 Marple Poppy Appeal is gaining fantastic support from all parts of the area – and the organisers couldn't be more delighted with progress.

Chinley Primary School delighted as Ruth George MP visits new facility

By on Wednesday, 11 October, 2017

Ruth George, MP for High Peak, was delighted to visit Chinley Primary School yesterday (Thursday 5 October), to see their new multi-use games area (MUGA). The new playing surface was installed thanks to investment from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund, which provides grants towards developing new or refurbished grassroots football facilities.

Cheers! Months of hard work pay off!

By Diane Inglis on Wednesday, 11 October, 2017

Months of hard work have finally paid off for supporters and friends of the Northumberland Arms in Marple Bridge who have raised enough money to buy the pub from Robinsons Brewery.

Brabyns first in the area to receive Millie’s Mark

By on Wednesday, 11 October, 2017

Brabyns Preparatory School has become the first independent school in Stockport to receive Millie’s Mark, the new quality mark for excellence in paediatric first aid for Early Years settings. Brabyns has been awarded Millie’s Mark by National Day Nurseries Association in collaboration with Department for Education and Millie’s Trust.

Writing to fight cancer – Ann’s first novel supports Blythe House

By on Monday, 09 October, 2017

Six months ago, Sarah Whiteley had to give her mother and father, Ann and Bob Harrison from Buxworth, the worst news any parents could hear. She had cancer, and it wasn’t going to get better.

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