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Sensational Salsa dances into the new year in style!

By on Sunday, 14 January, 2018

Sensational Salsa will be starting its new season with a Sensational two-for-one offer for newcomers.

The friendly dance classes will start afresh on Tuesday January 16th upstairs at The Old Clubhouse, Buxton, with beginners from 7.30pm to 8.30pm and…

People with learning disabilities to help shape future support

By on Sunday, 14 January, 2018

People with learning disabilities and their families across Derbyshire are being given the chance to help shape their future support.

Get fit, make friends and have fun with new class for mums in Marple

By on Sunday, 14 January, 2018

Mums in Marple will soon be able to get fit, have fun and make new friends, without having to worry about childcare, with exciting new classes launching soon in Stockport.

Thornsett Brass Band proud of latest graduates

By Hannah Belfield-Hall, Charlotte Arnfield and Ella Hardwick-Allan. on Sunday, 14 January, 2018

Thornsett Brass Band is very proud of its three most recent graduates. Charlotte Arnfield, Hannah Belfield-Hall and Ella Hardwick-Allan have all been playing with the band since they were around 8 years old. Now, 10 year later, they are all moving on to exciting new futures: Charlotte has a much sought after apprenticeship at a local dental practice, Hannah is studying Engineering in Newcastle and Ella is studying French in Paris.

Poetry performers come from far and wide

By Matthew Corrigan on Wednesday, 03 January, 2018

A blanket of bleak midwinter fog fell across Marple on the eve of the shortest day. With the lights of the Market Street Christmas trees reduced to a faint, subdued glow, a definite Dickensian atmosphere was discernible. It was all too easy to imagine one could hear the rattling of spectral chains, as though Jacob Marley himself were out there, wandering somewhere in the gloom.

From Sheep Farmer to wool maker

By Denise Ead on Wednesday, 03 January, 2018

I recently interviewed Devin Reed at his cottage in Mill Brow after spotting him at a Roman Lakes “Fact and Fun Day”. I was curious to find out about sheep farming in our area and also the process of producing wool for knitting.

Council committed to securing best outcome for Shire Hill

By on Wednesday, 03 January, 2018

Councillors have pledged to secure the best possible outcome for Glossop residents ahead of the decision about the future of Shire Hill Hospital.

Heartbeat celebrates 20th Anniversary

By Julia Davenport-Brown on Wednesday, 03 January, 2018

As 2017 drew to a close the ladies of Heartbeat Chorus, the Marple based accapella champion choir, toasted not just another successful year in the spotlight, but also twenty years since they were founded.

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