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High Peak Cider Pub of the Year

Tuesday, 02 October, 2018

A Marple pub has been named as the High Peak Cider Pub of the Year - for the second year running.

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.

Heather still en vogue after half a century

Thursday, 22 March, 2018

Heather Atkin's lifelong knowledge of fashion reads like something out of the pages of Vogue magazine.

New Mills Christmas lights switch

By Sean Whewell on Tuesday, 14 November, 2017

Saturday 25th November is this year’s New Mills Christmas lights switch on, market and fair which over the years has become a key event in the High Peak’s run up to Christmas. It manages to retain a traditional look and feel, attracting thousands of family visitors each year.

This year's Jarva Gallery exhibition set to be 'best yet'

By Mike Wallbank on Tuesday, 14 November, 2017

Stunning bronze sculptures, beautifully patterned glassware, vivid landscapes, wildlife pictures, contemporary scenes and more besides are on show in Jarva Gallery's Christmas exhibition.

Marple Poppy Appeal going from strength to strength

By Susan Hampshire on Wednesday, 18 October, 2017

The 2017 Marple Poppy Appeal is gaining fantastic support from all parts of the area – and the organisers couldn't be more delighted with progress.

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.

Handpicked by Henrietta

By Amanda Barton on Tuesday, 17 May, 2016

Market Street in Chapel en le Frith has an unusual resident: a pink hippo. Her name is Henrietta and she is the mascot of the gift and card shop whose wall she hangs from – Handpicked by Henrietta.