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Addams Family musical receives rave reviews

By Susan Hampshire on Thursday, 29 November, 2018

A recent production of The Addams Family Musical at New Mills Art Theatre received excellent reviews and was enjoyed over four nights by High Peak audiences.

It's a magical scene, a sure fire sign that Christmas really has arrived.

Thursday, 22 November, 2018

Along the canal side, you can sense the excitement and anticipation among the gathering crowds as New Horizons narrowboat, glowing in the darkness of a December night, glides along the water from Goyt Mill to the Social and Forces Club on Limekiln Lane with a very special guest on board.

Make it Marple helping local craftspeople

By Susan Hampshire on Thursday, 22 November, 2018

Three craftspeople have been speaking about how taking part in the regular Make It Marple event is doing wonders for their businesses.

Rugby Relics Smash Fundraising Target

By Gabrielle Pickard Whitehead on Thursday, 22 November, 2018

Marple’s ex-serviceman Chris Price and his three former colleagues are back from the battlefields in France and Belgium, having successfully completed the last of five centennial Frontline Walks to mark the WWI years.

David continues charity work

By Matthew Corrigan on Thursday, 22 November, 2018

In the summer issue of The Marple Review we covered the story of former Marple Hall School teacher David Whaite, who ran around the 98-mile Cheshire Ring in under 24 hours.

Mellor Resident Achieves Award for Fundraising Efforts

Thursday, 22 November, 2018

The gardens of Marple were in full bloom this summer, as part of the ‘Open Gardens in Marple’ event, which managed to raise an incredible £13,000 for Cancer Research UK.

Hayfield Singers’ Christmas Concert

Thursday, 22 November, 2018

Hayfield Singers are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of the famous American composer, Leonard Bernstein, at their Christmas concert, which will be held at St Matthews Church, Hayfield, on Sunday 9th December at 7.30pm.

Mixed reaction to A6MARR

Thursday, 22 November, 2018

On the morning of Monday October 15, nearly four years after the bulldozers first went in, the brand new A6 to Manchester Airport Relief Road finally opened.

'Why a priest? - With ten sisters it seemed like a good idea' says Father Bill

Thursday, 22 November, 2018

Father Bill became Parish Priest of the Holy Spirit Church on Leigh Avenue just over twelve months ago and he certainly has had a baptism of fire.

Rail Link to Stockport?

By Matthew Corrigan on Thursday, 22 November, 2018

Traffic in Marple has been a major concern for many years. At peak times Stockport Road becomes a car park, with commuters from Glossop, New Mills, High Peak and beyond all funnelling through the town and adding to the already heavy local commuter traffic.