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St Martin’s Church, Brabyns Brow

By by Matthew Corrigan on Thursday, 26 July, 2018

Father McKenna recently received an email, scrupulously polite, requesting that the church consider stopping the practice of ringing the bells at ten to eight, in order that the good people of Marple Bridge may remain at slumber.

Rotarians’ hard work pays off for Polio eradication in India

Friday, 13 July, 2018

In 1988, it was estimated that there were 350,000 cases of polio in 125 countries across the world and one of those most affected was India. Each year since 2007, Mike Yates, of the Marple and New Mills Rotary Club has spearheaded visits by hundreds of Rotarians to help with India’s Polio National Immunisation Days.

Children's Art Competition

Friday, 13 July, 2018

‘Something alive’ is brightening up the entrance to Whaley Bridge library. Three local schools and Whaley Bridge Brownies took part in a recent art competition sponsored by the Uniting Church, and the winning pictures are currently on display.

Stockport's summer reading challenge

Friday, 13 July, 2018

The Reading Agency and Libraries present Mischief Makers Summer Reading Challenge 2018.

Make it Marple Summer Spectacular

Friday, 13 July, 2018

New stalls, crafting activities and butchers BBQ for July’s artisan and makers market. 11am-3pm, Sunday 15th July at The Railway Pub car park, Rose Hill, Marple.

Swimmer Rachel to represent country in Summer Games

By Susan Hampshire on Wednesday, 04 July, 2018

High Peak swimmer Rachel Tweedie from New Mills has been selected to represent her country at the forthcoming INAS European Summer Games.

Charity day inspired by Penny Dean

Wednesday, 04 July, 2018

A charity day is being held on September 18 to raise money for the North West Dwarf Sports Association.