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Low down on a local legend

Tuesday, 18 September, 2018

Tim Lowe needs no introduction to many people living in Mellor and the surrounding area. He is a governor of Mellor Primary School, founder member of the Mellor March, bell ringer at St Thomas’s, founder of the Friends of Mill Brow, committee member of the Mellor Society, journalist for this paper, the list goes on and on and that’s without mentioning Tim’s involvement with good causes regionally and nationally.

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.

Award winning coach hopes to be a smash

By Susan Hampshire on Sunday, 19 August, 2018

Award-winning coach Shaun Murray is running tennis camps throughout the summer at Mellor Tennis Club.

Shaun Murray was awarded Coach of the Year 2017 for Staffordshire County - he also works with Leek Tennis Club - and was also a finalist in 2017 for the Cheshire County Coach of the Year awards.

First Mellor Literary Festival gets underway

By Matthew Corrigan on Friday, 22 June, 2018

Adding another string to the bow of literature-themed events taking place across the area this summer, the Friends of Mellor Primary School are holding their own day of events on Saturday June 30. Multi award-winning children's author Tracey Corderoy (creator of the Shifty McGifty series of books) will attend, as will James Christie, writer of the acclaimed Dear Miss Landau. They will be accompanied by as many as fourteen local authors, producers of work across a wide range of genres.

Hulme Hall Pupil Scores a Place with Top Lacrosse Team

Tuesday, 05 June, 2018

15 year old Stockport school boy, Drew Bickerton, has secured a place with the U15 England Lacrosse Academy.

The Story of Marie Claire

By Susan Hampshire on Thursday, 24 May, 2018

A modern history novel by local self-published author Vera Mellor is currently being distributed for sale at local outlets.

Mellor Country House Charity

Friday, 11 May, 2018

Mellor Country House is a UK charity, built in 1907, set in three acres of garden and woodland located in the pretty village of Mellor, situated on the border between Greater Manchester and the High Peak. The charity provides self - catering respite breaks for groups, families, carers and individuals primarily from the nearby urban areas because we know that many would not, or could not otherwise, have any break at all.

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

Thursday, 12 April, 2018

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

Farewell Alex

By Tim Lowe on Tuesday, 10 April, 2018

Alex Sanders, the first female vicar in the long history of Mellor Church has now retired to spend more time with her family and the wonderful send off that she was given showed how much she had won the hearts of the people of Mellor.

Cobden Cross Appeal

By Helen Rogers on Tuesday, 10 April, 2018

Churches Together Marple are hard at work fund-raising to reach the £25,000 needed to replace the storm-damaged cross on Cobden Edge above Mellor and Marple. The current T-shaped structure will be replaced with a new, stronger cross built to much better withstand the exposed conditions at the Cobden Edge location. Over £10,000 has been raised so far, from fund-raising events and donations by individuals and groups.

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