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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.

Have your say on council library consultation

By Susan Hampshire on Sunday, 18 November, 2018

New technology has been installed at both Marple and High Lane Libraries - to help preserve the future of library services.

We will remember them

Sunday, 04 November, 2018

On Remembrance Sunday, Remembrance Services will take place throughout the borough – please note the different starting times:

First High Lane Dog Show a success

By Matthew Corrigan on Tuesday, 02 October, 2018

A late September sun made a welcome appearance on Saturday afternoon, helping to make the first ever High Lane Dog Show and Fun Day a resounding success. The event was hosted by the Friends of High Lane and Brookside Parks, and will hopefully be the first of many coming events to be alternated between the two sites.

Royal British Legion has plenty in store for centenary event

Wednesday, 12 September, 2018

Following on from the very successful 2017 appeal - which raised over £15,000 in the Marple area for the Royal British Legion - the appeal team Kevin Murray, Mike Openshaw and Ron Townley have once again got plenty in store for the special centenary 2018 event.

Rusty plays golden role in family business

Monday, 16 April, 2018

Meet Rusty, a Golden Labrador who plays a key role in the family business.

Jessie the life changing labrador

By Avril Marsh on Tuesday, 03 April, 2018

“My life depends on her,” says Christine Wright from High Lane. She’s talking about a three-year-old Labrador, and she’s not exaggerating, because Jessie is her hearing dog. Christine started to lose her hearing in her teens, and is now quite deaf. Lip reading and hearing aids help, but Jessie makes all the difference.

Volunteers helping to make High Lane a great place to live

Tuesday, 03 April, 2018

Volunteers are helping to upgrade the canal tow path through High Lane - just one ongoing initiative to help make High Lane a great place to live.

High Lane Village WI – 1 year old and going from strength to strength

Wednesday, 28 March, 2018

This February saw the first anniversary of the HLVWI with champagne and a cake to celebrate in style.

During the past year a steady number of 40 ladies have been enlightened, educated, entertained, danced, gardened, drank, eaten and most importantly, made friends and had a really good laugh!! 

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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.

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