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Make it a Marple regular

By Susan Hampshire on Wednesday, 28 March, 2018

Organisers of the first Make It Marple event are hoping the craft/artisan market will become a regular fixture in the town's calendar.

Sophie Rides the Waves of Success

Wednesday, 28 March, 2018

Sophie Kennerk, aged 21, has carved a successful career on-board Steiner Cruise ships following competing against hair & beauty students across the country.

World champion Katie

Tuesday, 27 March, 2018

Gold and silver medals fell to Katie Toft at the 2018 UCI Paracycling Track World Championships at Rio de Janeiro this week

Youngest President at Mellor Golf Club

By Matthew Corrigan on Sunday, 25 March, 2018

At just 32 years of age, Simon Wallworth wasn't expecting to be asked to take on the presidency at the Gibb Lane club. Surprised and more than a little apprehensive, he accepted the position after several lengthy discussions with his wife, Ashley. In the end the decision was made to take the opportunity. It turned out to be the right one.

Marple Ladies Golf make charity donation

By Susan Hampshire on Sunday, 25 March, 2018

Marple Golf Club Ladies Section has donated £1,550 to Epilepsy Research.

And the winners are . . .

Sunday, 25 March, 2018

Jolly representatives of Stockport schools and community groups received their cheques from Chairman Ben Alexander at the Hydro on the 7th of March. A fund of £2,000 has been created through the sale of renewable energy, generated on the River Goyt at Otterspool.

Work underway on Middlewood Way greenway

By Susan Hampshire on Sunday, 25 March, 2018

Work is now under way on improvements to the Middlewood Way greenway - following a two-year public campaign and petition.

War time romance goes platinum

By Julia Davenport-Brown on Thursday, 22 March, 2018

Jean and Douglas Crockart are two of the loveliest people you could ever meet and the tale of how this Marple couple came together is a heart-warming romance.

Local playwright earns famous plaudits

Thursday, 22 March, 2018

Seeing their work on the London stage is the desired denouement in many a playwright’s career, but for Jess Moore it was just act one, scene one. Her debut play, Gin For Breakfast, was performed at London’s Tristan Bates Theatre last autumn, to encouraging reviews and such interest in her themes of mental health that a number of high-profile personalities - Oliver Kamm, Hugo Rifkind,…

Heather still en vogue after half a century

Thursday, 22 March, 2018

Heather Atkin's lifelong knowledge of fashion reads like something out of the pages of Vogue magazine.