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Telling the story of Whaley’s Memorial Park

Monday, 30 April, 2018

As many people know, and the name suggests, the Memorial Park in Whaley Bridge was created to commemorate the men of the town who lost their lives in the Great War – but what else do you know about this much-loved public open space?

Marple Skatepark Phase II and Multi-Games on the cards!

Thursday, 22 March, 2018

Following completion of the £112k upgrade to Marple Skatepark in March last year Friends of Memorial Park have not been resting on their laurels. The improvements to the skatepark were extremely well received by wheeled sports users and parents alike and its launch was celebrated with an exhibition by professional skateboard, BMX and scooter riders during Marple Carnival in June 2017.

Lanterns light the way to Christmas

By Mike Wallbank on Tuesday, 14 November, 2017

LANTERNS will light the way as Whaley Bridge begins its Christmas countdown.

Timeline - First World War to the modern day at Marple Memorial Park

By Diane Inglis on Tuesday, 15 March, 2016

A timeline is growing in Marple Memorial Park, bringing history to life and creating a link between modern day and the First World War.Organised by the Friends of Marple Memorial Park, the timeline details the lives of soldiers from Marple who died in the 1914 – 1918 Great War.