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Open gardens in Marple

Thursday, 28 June, 2018

Back in 2017 a group of Marple gardening enthusiasts got together to discuss organising an Open Gardens in Marple event, to raise funds for Cancer Research UK.

Opera House setting for early-evening prelude to Festival

By Matthew Corrigan on Tuesday, 05 June, 2018

Buxton's splendid Opera House was the setting for an early-evening prelude to the 2018 Buxton International Festival, which this year runs between 6th and 22nd of July.

Make your way to Marple for end of summer food extravaganza

Monday, 22 August, 2016

Make your way to Marple for a mid-September feast of foodie delights, a real ale trail and fun for all. From modest beginnings a decade ago, the town's Food and Drink Festival is now firmly established as one of the most popular events in the local calendar.

Mellor Open Gardens - popular as ever

By Tim Lowe on Monday, 27 June, 2016

The seventh Mellor Open Gardens (affectionately referred to as MOG) held at the end of May proved as popular as ever attracting over 1000 visitors.

Volunteers 'dig-in' to help develop community allotment and gardens

By Sheila Armstrong on Monday, 09 May, 2016

Ambitious plans to transform a piece of land at Alderbrook, Chinley, into a community allotment and gardens, got off to a flying start in April with the first of many 'dig-ins'.

Lee Kershaw, proud to be Stockport’s Young Citizen of the Year 2015

By Helen Rogers on Tuesday, 15 March, 2016

Fifteen year old Lee Kershaw has been fund-raising since the age of ten. He joined his older brother Paul in their mission to help children with special needs and disabilities. Their brother, Carl, has a disability and this led Lee and Paul to realise at an early age the importance of providing the correct facilities, opportunities and experiences for people with additional needs.

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