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Mellor Country House Charity

Friday, 11 May, 2018

Mellor Country House is a UK charity, built in 1907, set in three acres of garden and woodland located in the pretty village of Mellor, situated on the border between Greater Manchester and the High Peak. The charity provides self - catering respite breaks for groups, families, carers and individuals primarily from the nearby urban areas because we know that many would not, or could not otherwise, have any break at all.

Marple Civic Society showcase their vision

By Matthew Corrigan on Friday, 16 March, 2018

A town centre should be a place for people to congregate, to linger and to enjoy. At present, Marple can feel divided by Stockport Road, its slow-moving lines of traffic a deterrent to pedestrians. Marple, says the Civic Society, deserves better. This is the principle which is guiding them through a long and arduous process of consultations, studies and workshops looking into how improvements might be made.

Sea Cadet Earns High Status Appointment

By Dianne Boardman on Tuesday, 07 November, 2017

A Sea Cadet from Glossop has just taken up a prestigious post as the Lord Lieutenant’s Cadet for Greater Manchester, which means he will be involved in Royal Family and other ceremonial visits. Jack Godfrey, 17, is the first Royal Marine Cadet to be appointed to the post in 10 years and has already assisted at Manchester Cathedral at a service for Veterans where he met Prince Andrew.

High Lane Protest Walk

By Matthew Corrigan on Sunday, 12 March, 2017

Villagers march on Stockport Town Hall as the campaign to protect High Lane's Green Belt gathers momentum.

Local man's campaign provides coats for Manchester's homeless

Friday, 27 January, 2017

Life can be tough if you are homeless and living on the streets but many rough sleepers in Greater Manchester will be warmer this winter thanks to the efforts of a Chapel-en-le-Frith man.

Marple’s Green Belt under threa

Sunday, 25 September, 2016

The aim of the Green Belt is to form a barrier to prevent urban spread, so creating areas where countryside is preserved for agriculture, forestry and outdoor recreation. Around Marple large areas of Green Belt have helped to preserve the feel of a country town but all this could be about to change.

Sixty five years old and looking to the future

By Sheila Armstrong on Tuesday, 16 August, 2016

THE Peak District National Park is 65 years old this year and as well as celebrating its achievements staff are working hard to ensure that in the years to come it continues to remain relevant to the lives of those who use it and live within it.

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