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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’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.

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.

Lee Kershaw, proud to be Stockport’s Young Citizen of the Year 2015

By Helen Rogers on Tuesday, 15 March, 2016

Fifteen year old Lee Kershaw has been fund-raising since the age of ten. He joined his older brother Paul in their mission to help children with special needs and disabilities. Their brother, Carl, has a disability and this led Lee and Paul to realise at an early age the importance of providing the correct facilities, opportunities and experiences for people with additional needs.

Marple Athletic Girls Junior F.C

By Steve Hampson on Monday, 18 January, 2016

A floodlit all weather pitch on a chilly autumn night is not the usual place to find a large group of 11 and 12 year old girls, but these girls are Marple Athletic Girls Junior Football Club and Thursday night is their training night.

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