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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.

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.

From Sheep Farmer to wool maker

By Denise Ead on Wednesday, 03 January, 2018

I recently interviewed Devin Reed at his cottage in Mill Brow after spotting him at a Roman Lakes “Fact and Fun Day”. I was curious to find out about sheep farming in our area and also the process of producing wool for knitting.

Mellor Open Gardens - popular as ever

By Tim Lowe on Monday, 27 June, 2016

The seventh Mellor Open Gardens (affectionately referred to as MOG) held at the end of May proved as popular as ever attracting over 1000 visitors.

Opening of the Treetop Classroom at Mellor School

By Tim Lowe on Tuesday, 02 February, 2016

Brian Cox, the physicist from Manchester University who has become the face of science on television,visited Mellor Primary School to open the wonderful new development that includes the Treetop classroom, a new library and what is believed to be the largest habitat wall in the country.

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