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Campaign to raise funds for New Mills school girl

By Matthew Corrigan on Saturday, 29 September, 2018

Seven year old Sorrel Oliver has always loved to keep herself active, whether taking part in horse-riding, camping or her favourite theatre workshop, Take Part In The Art.

Ludworth School hoping to increase numbers

By Diane Inglis on Thursday, 20 September, 2018

Plans to increase the number of pupils at Ludworth Primary School in Marple Bridge are causing concern for local residents worried about congestion and the lack of parking in the area.

Bank confirms Marple closure

Wednesday, 19 September, 2018

Royal Bank of Scotland has confirmed it will close the Market Street Branch. In a letter to customers, the bank has confirmed the Marple branch will close in January, along with the Romiley, Disley, Hazel Grove and Chapel-en-le-Frith branches. The Stockport Great Underbank office is scheduled to close in November and Hyde has already gone.

Fundraising efforts to help Stockport mum receive vital cancer treatment

By Gabrielle Pickard Whitehead on Wednesday, 19 September, 2018

Heidi Greenwood from Stockport was diagnosed with a stage four brain tumour in May 2017. After enduring 33 courses of radiotherapy and chemotherapy in the UK, the tumour kept growing and Heidi was told further radiotherapy would destroy her brain.

Low down on a local legend

Tuesday, 18 September, 2018

Tim Lowe needs no introduction to many people living in Mellor and the surrounding area. He is a governor of Mellor Primary School, founder member of the Mellor March, bell ringer at St Thomas’s, founder of the Friends of Mill Brow, committee member of the Mellor Society, journalist for this paper, the list goes on and on and that’s without mentioning Tim’s involvement with good causes regionally and nationally.

Local parents invited to workshop

Tuesday, 18 September, 2018

Local parents and carers of children aged eight to 18 are invited to take part in a workshop on how to keep children safe in today's digital world.

Marple WW1 Remembrance

By Matthew Corrigan on Sunday, 16 September, 2018

November 11 2018 will mark one hundred years since the Armistice which effectively ended the First World War, bringing an end to hostilities on the Western Front. It will also see the culmination of a very special four year project to commemorate the sacrifice of the many local men who gave their lives on the battlefields of Europe and beyond.

Marple’s ‘Tornado Taylor’

By Helen Rogers on Sunday, 16 September, 2018

When Taylor Gillon was twelve, her stepdad, Matthew, suggested that she might like to try her hand at boxing. The idea appealed to Taylor so a family friend, Nicola Scott, herself a boxer, helped with her initial training at Goyt Mill. Taylor was hooked on the sport and has never looked back since.

Royal British Legion has plenty in store for centenary event

Wednesday, 12 September, 2018

Following on from the very successful 2017 appeal - which raised over £15,000 in the Marple area for the Royal British Legion - the appeal team Kevin Murray, Mike Openshaw and Ron Townley have once again got plenty in store for the special centenary 2018 event.

Marple resident on the ‘Frontline’ again

By Gabrielle Pickard Whitehead on Wednesday, 12 September, 2018

You may remember our feature on Chris Price, an ex-serviceman from Marple who was preparing to take part in the Frontline Walk. Well Chris is safely back from the ambitious charity event walking the major WWI battlefields and was keen to share his adventures with the Marple Review.

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