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Get fit, make friends and have fun with new class for mums in Marple

By on Sunday, 14 January, 2018

Mums in Marple will soon be able to get fit, have fun and make new friends, without having to worry about childcare, with exciting new classes launching soon in Stockport.

Heartbeat celebrates 20th Anniversary

By Julia Davenport-Brown on Wednesday, 03 January, 2018

As 2017 drew to a close the ladies of Heartbeat Chorus, the Marple based accapella champion choir, toasted not just another successful year in the spotlight, but also twenty years since they were founded.

Pam ‘Can-Do Pottery’

By Denise Ead on Sunday, 10 December, 2017

Southend-on-Sea’s loss is Marple’s gain! Pam Ellis moved to Marple three years ago and “loves the place”. She finds “being semi-rural”, inspires her to make unique and beautiful pottery. Pam has developed her skills over the years, first attending classes down south and more recently, locally.

Marple's Seed Cafe enjoys grand opening

By on Sunday, 10 December, 2017

Marple's Seed Community Cafe, inside the Methodist Church, enjoyed a grand opening by the Mayor and Consort of Stockport Clr Linda Holt and Ken Holt.

Ramblers commemorate 50th anniversary with book

By Diane Inglis on Tuesday, 05 December, 2017

Marple District Rambling Club has found a special way to commemorate its 50th anniversary in the form of a book of walks.

Kindred spirits in Kinder Mountain Rescue Team

By Avril Marsh on Tuesday, 05 December, 2017

Kindred spirits in Kinder Mountain Rescue Team are Amanda Howlett and Alison Aldridge, two of five female hill team volunteers in this 50-strong squad. Their wish ‘to give something back’ means they don’t mind the 24/7, 365 commitment, their love of energetic outdoor sport keeps them at peak fitness, they enjoy the camaraderie and hope their example will encourage more women to join.

Rob raises money for “We love MCR Charity” fund

By Denise Ead on Sunday, 03 December, 2017

Rob Wilson has put his talents to good use by raising over £1,500 for the ‘We love MCR charity’. This charity supports the people of Manchester and formed the emergency fund set up to help those recently injured in the Arena bombing.

Charity Champion award for Marple woman

By Diane Inglis on Sunday, 03 December, 2017

A Marple woman has received a Charity Champion award from Scottish Power for her help in developing an initiative to reduce stress for hospital patients in intensive care.

Beth shows she has a heart to Be Proud of

By on Wednesday, 29 November, 2017

BETH Clark has been hailed a community hero in recognition of her determination to make Manchester a better place to live in the aftermath of the Arena bomb blast.

Marple Bridge Winter Wonderland 30th Anniversary

By Phil Cooke on Sunday, 26 November, 2017

This Year’s Marple Bridge Association Winter Wonderland Event will take place on Saturday the 2nd December from 1pm till 4pm on Town Street in Marple Bridge.

Town Street will be closed for the event which is the Winter Wonderlands 30th Anniversary.

There will be 35 stalls selling various gifts and as always the…

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