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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.

Rotarians’ hard work pays off for Polio eradication in India

Friday, 13 July, 2018

In 1988, it was estimated that there were 350,000 cases of polio in 125 countries across the world and one of those most affected was India. Each year since 2007, Mike Yates, of the Marple and New Mills Rotary Club has spearheaded visits by hundreds of Rotarians to help with India’s Polio National Immunisation Days.

Marple’s Girl Guides Visit Parliament to mark 100 Years of Votes for Women

Friday, 02 March, 2018

A local girlguiding group, The Second Marple Rangers, last week made a trip to London for a visit to Parliament and Downing Street hosted by William Wragg MP.

Marple delivery office closure

By Diane Inglis on Friday, 07 July, 2017

A year-long battle to save Marple and Bredbury postal delivery offices may have come to an end with the announcement by Royal Mail that both offices will close early next year.

The countdown to Christmas starts here

Wednesday, 23 November, 2016

THE countdown to Christmas starts here - with a fabulous fun-filled weekend, guaranteed to get you into the festive spirit.

Best Ever 18th Birthday Present for Matt!

Thursday, 18 August, 2016

Students at The Cheadle College and Marple Sixth Form College celebrate another year of excellent results. This year, A Level and Advanced Vocational qualification results have maintained the upward trend of success and achievement for the past five years at the College. 87 students achieved either triple distinction * on vocational courses or 3 or more A levels at A* or A.

Tim Lowe talks to William Wragg

By Tim Lowe on Wednesday, 20 July, 2016

It is said that a week is a long time in politics so for local MP William Wragg the past year must seem like an eternity. It is hard to imagine a more extreme change in lifestyle as he has moved from teaching in a primary school classroom in Rochdale to become a Member of Parliament in the Palace of Westminster.

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