Part of Your Community

Local News

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.

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.

Exciting times ahead at Disley Amalgamated Sports club

By Amanda Barton on Sunday, 12 August, 2018

Disley Amalgamated Sports Club has a long history of offering sporting facilities to the local community; in 1915 it was decided to allow wounded soldiers or sailors free use of the Club on any afternoon.

Ramblers commemorate 50th anniversary with book

By Diane Inglis on Tuesday, 05 December, 2017

Marple District Rambling Club has found a special way to commemorate its 50th anniversary in the form of a book of walks.

Disley switch on the 'high light' of the year!

Sunday, 26 November, 2017

The Disley Christmas Lights Switch On has literally become the “high light” of the village year. Friday 1st December is the date and this year there will be more going on than ever before.

First Disley Well-being Show a great success

Saturday, 16 September, 2017

Disley Parish Council hosted the first Disley Health & Well-being Show on 7th September. The event boasted a wide variety of exhibitors and was well-attended by local residents.

AcaBella – can’t stop the music

By Julia Davenport-Brown on Sunday, 11 June, 2017

AcaBella are a harmonious quartet of talented Stockport ladies who burst on to the local music scene with their first professional performance at the inaugural meeting of the High Lane WI.

Jolly jogging into the new year in New Mills

Sunday, 19 February, 2017

A new beginners jog group in New Mills is looking to welcome more friendly faces in 2017.

A bridge for David

By Sheila Armstrong on Tuesday, 15 November, 2016

A DISLEY man is hoping to gain permission to have a footbridge erected over the weir at Toddbrook Reservoir in memory of a much loved local figure who was also a personal friend.

High Peak School, Disley

By Stephen Hampson on Tuesday, 02 February, 2016

When the Moorside Grange Hotel and Spa closed its doors in January 2013 there was much speculation about what was going to become of the site. A rumour doing the rounds at the time was that the building was going to become a prison though this brought hasty denials from the local council.