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Festival of Fiction coming to Marple

Monday, 11 June, 2018

A host of classic storybook characters from Alice In Wonderland, tales of Beatrix Potter and other famous authors will be on parade at this month's Marple Carnival which has the theme 'Festival of Fiction'.

Third annual Marple Book Fair set to be the biggest yet.

By Matthew Corrigan on Friday, 08 June, 2018

A packed week of events is in store for book lovers of all ages as organisers Matthew James Publishing aim to build on last year's success. Complementing the literary theme of this year's carnival and its 'Festival of Fiction', the Marple Book Fair (MBF18) will run from the 11th to 18th June.

Millions Missing campaign holds poignant demonstration in Manchester.

By Matthew Corrigan on Thursday, 17 May, 2018

Two years ago Ellissa Bryant from Mottram in Longdendale was representing her country in international competition. A keen indoor climber, Ellissa had Olympic aspirations, with the sport about to debut in Tokyo's 2020 games.

Stockport’s health and wellbeing on the agenda at Market event

Friday, 11 May, 2018

This month the health of Stockport will be at the heart of a community event coming to Marple.

Telling the story of Whaley’s Memorial Park

Monday, 30 April, 2018

As many people know, and the name suggests, the Memorial Park in Whaley Bridge was created to commemorate the men of the town who lost their lives in the Great War – but what else do you know about this much-loved public open space?

Make it Marple

By Susan Hampshire on Monday, 30 April, 2018

Organisers of the new Make It Marple craft/artisan market are delighted with the success of the first Sunday event.

On-line petition launched to help combat prickly problem

By Susan Hampshire on Wednesday, 25 April, 2018

An on-line petition has been launched in Marple Bridge to ask that Stockport Council and landowners cut back overgrown hedgerows in Glossop Road.

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.

Deeds not words for new community organisation

Sunday, 15 April, 2018

Hot on the heels of its launch on International Women’s Day, Equality Matters Marple put on its first free event in Marple.

The brand new community organisation hosted a member of the parliamentary education team as part of their celebrations of a century since some women got the vote.

Marple Festival of Sport Saturday 14th - Sunday 22nd April

Thursday, 12 April, 2018

Marple Festival of Sport Saturday 14th - Sunday 22nd April

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