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Volunteers needed for special Christmas event

Sunday, 14 October, 2018

The New Horizons Trust, which operates the New Horizons canal boat, is looking for volunteers on Friday December 7 when Father Christmas will take a magical lit evening boat ride from the New Horizons mooring to the Marple Social and Forces Club where he will meet as many children as possible.

New bypass is showcased with community open day.

By Matthew Corrigan on Monday, 08 October, 2018

It's been a long time coming, but the new A6 to Manchester Airport Relief Road is about to open. The project has not been without controversy. Construction began in early 2015 and long-suffering High Lane residents have put up with more than three years of construction work and its associated noise and inconvenience. The road has been designed to provide an East/West link across the conurbation, with the aim of removing traffic from already heavily congested routes. Various mitigation measures have been considered to try to ensure projected traffic increases have a minimal impact on the village.

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.

Ludworth School hoping to increase numbers

By Diane Inglis on Thursday, 20 September, 2018

Plans to increase the number of pupils at Ludworth Primary School in Marple Bridge are causing concern for local residents worried about congestion and the lack of parking in the area.

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.

Local parents invited to workshop

Tuesday, 18 September, 2018

Local parents and carers of children aged eight to 18 are invited to take part in a workshop on how to keep children safe in today's digital world.

Marple WW1 Remembrance

By Matthew Corrigan on Sunday, 16 September, 2018

November 11 2018 will mark one hundred years since the Armistice which effectively ended the First World War, bringing an end to hostilities on the Western Front. It will also see the culmination of a very special four year project to commemorate the sacrifice of the many local men who gave their lives on the battlefields of Europe and beyond.

Marple’s ‘Tornado Taylor’

By Helen Rogers on Sunday, 16 September, 2018

When Taylor Gillon was twelve, her stepdad, Matthew, suggested that she might like to try her hand at boxing. The idea appealed to Taylor so a family friend, Nicola Scott, herself a boxer, helped with her initial training at Goyt Mill. Taylor was hooked on the sport and has never looked back since.

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.

Marple resident on the ‘Frontline’ again

By Gabrielle Pickard Whitehead on Wednesday, 12 September, 2018

You may remember our feature on Chris Price, an ex-serviceman from Marple who was preparing to take part in the Frontline Walk. Well Chris is safely back from the ambitious charity event walking the major WWI battlefields and was keen to share his adventures with the Marple Review.

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