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Telling the story of Whaley’s Memorial Park

Monday, 30 April, 2018

As many people know, and the name suggests, the Memorial Park in Whaley Bridge was created to commemorate the men of the town who lost their lives in the Great War – but what else do you know about this much-loved public open space?

Make it Marple

By Susan Hampshire on Monday, 30 April, 2018

Organisers of the new Make It Marple craft/artisan market are delighted with the success of the first Sunday event.

On-line petition launched to help combat prickly problem

By Susan Hampshire on Wednesday, 25 April, 2018

An on-line petition has been launched in Marple Bridge to ask that Stockport Council and landowners cut back overgrown hedgerows in Glossop Road.

Rusty plays golden role in family business

Monday, 16 April, 2018

Meet Rusty, a Golden Labrador who plays a key role in the family business.

Consultation green light on 'libraries for Derbyshire' plan

Sunday, 15 April, 2018

Residents will have the opportunity to have their say on innovative new plans for Derbyshire’s library service and help to shape its future when a consultation launches next month.
Derbyshire County Council unveiled its proposed Derbyshire Public Library Service Strategy ‘Libraries for Derbyshire’ last week, setting out its commitment to the library…

25 years in harmony for Hayfield Singers

Sunday, 15 April, 2018

Hayfield Singers will celebrate their 25th anniversary with a performance of Handel's ‘Messiah’, the greatest piece of choral music in the English language, according to the choir’s musical director Simon Mercer.

Deeds not words for new community organisation

Sunday, 15 April, 2018

Hot on the heels of its launch on International Women’s Day, Equality Matters Marple put on its first free event in Marple.

The brand new community organisation hosted a member of the parliamentary education team as part of their celebrations of a century since some women got the vote.

Outgoing Festival artistic director praised for boosting Buxton

Sunday, 15 April, 2018

Buxton International Festival’s outgoing Artistic Director Stephen Barlow has been praised for bringing worldwide acclaim to the annual celebration of opera, music and books.

Charity Calendar raises over £1,400 for local hospice!

Sunday, 15 April, 2018

Local photographer Di Jones Outdoor Photography has worked closely with Stefan and Jackie at the Beehive to raise an astounding sum of money for Blythe House Hospice, through these amazing charity calendars. Blythe House have just a few left in stock – so please get in touch with the fundraising team if you would like one.

Marple Festival of Sport Saturday 14th - Sunday 22nd April

Thursday, 12 April, 2018

Marple Festival of Sport Saturday 14th - Sunday 22nd April

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