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Mellor painter Richard Leng undertakes ambitious project for local causes

By Louise Robertson on Saturday, 16 September, 2017

Back in last year’s winter edition of the Review we wrote about an unusual way for a person to raise much needed funds for Mellor Village Centre, St. Thomas’ Church and its chosen charities (Wellspring, St. Anne’s Hospice, Medicins sans Frontieres and the Bible Society).

Marple Hall School set to lose funding

By Diane Inglis on Saturday, 16 September, 2017

Marple Hall School is set to lose some of its budget if a new funding system is introduced next year.

First Disley Well-being Show a great success

By on Saturday, 16 September, 2017

Disley Parish Council hosted the first Disley Health & Well-being Show on 7th September. The event boasted a wide variety of exhibitors and was well-attended by local residents.

Chris set for 'Frontline Walk' for charity

By Gabrielle Pickard-Whitehead on Wednesday, 06 September, 2017

Marple resident Chris Price, who served 20 years in the British Army as a Royal Military Policeman, is to take part in the inspiring charity event, the Frontline Walk.

Fundraising effort for Amelie's fight to walk takes giant leap forward

By on Wednesday, 06 September, 2017

THE family of a three year-old girl have taken a huge step towards helping her walk unaided after their fundraising effort reached its £35,000 target.

Plans for Marple Poppy Appeal set to be finalised

By on Wednesday, 06 September, 2017

This year, the organisers are hoping for record poppy sales to raise funds for the annual Royal British Legion appeal and are hoping to involve many local businesses and schools.

Marple swimming club

By Diane Inglis on Monday, 31 July, 2017

Marple Swimming Club has been part of the town’s history for 84 years and has been the training ground for a number of champions.

Dr. Tim's fast-paced crime thrillers

By Denise Ead on Monday, 31 July, 2017

Prolific author Tim Ellis from Marple Bridge has published over 50 books and novellas. From being a youngster he had always wanted to write but he said, “It was difficult as life gets in the way and you have to earn your living, so I had to work instead”.

Marple introduces loyalty card

By Diane Inglis on Wednesday, 26 July, 2017

Marple is about to become one of the first towns in the country to have its own loyalty card scheme for shoppers to use at independent retailers, bars and restaurants.

‘Stay of Execution’ for popular Garden House

By Matthew Corrigan on Friday, 21 July, 2017

Following Stockport Council's enforcement order for closure of the Lakes Road attraction, an eleventh hour appeal has been lodged asking for the decision to be reconsidered.