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Cheadle and Marple College alumni inspire current generation.

Wednesday, 29 March, 2017

More than 50 former students of a college in Stockport have signed up to inspire today’s students to career confidence and academic success.

Working Lime Kiln highlight of Marple dig

Wednesday, 29 March, 2017

The construction of a working lime kiln will be the highlight of a week-long community archaeological dig, culminating in a public open day on Saturday 1 April at Marple Lime Kilns.

Braving the Shave

By Helen Rogers on Sunday, 19 March, 2017

On hearing the shocking news that her sister-in-law, Mel, had been diagnosed with inoperable brain tumours, Lynsey Robinson, a 38-year-old Marple mum, felt that she needed to do something to raise money and awareness for Macmillan and Cancer Research UK. These two charities work tirelessly to support and relieve cancer sufferers and to seek a cure for this disease that affects so many people.

New chapter for New Horizons

By Matthew Corrigan on Sunday, 19 March, 2017

A new chapter is set to open for the Stockport Canal Boat Trust as 'New Horizons' is made ready for the 2017 season.

The challenge of Lock 14

By Matthew Corrigan on Sunday, 12 March, 2017

2017 was just a few days old when the canal maintenance and repair programme began again, with more activity planned for the year ahead in Marple.

High Lane Protest Walk

By Matthew Corrigan on Sunday, 12 March, 2017

Villagers march on Stockport Town Hall as the campaign to protect High Lane's Green Belt gathers momentum.

Marple’s Community Connector starts new Friendship Group

Sunday, 12 March, 2017

Mark Emery is Marple’s first Community Connector. A warm, softly spoken man who is very enthusiastic about his new role in Marple. He is a trained counsellor and has many years of experience in social care. This job is part of the new Target Prevention Alliance offered by Stockport Council and Mark is based at the Council Offices in Marple Memorial Park.

Sign up now for Race for Life and be in the Pink this summer

Sunday, 05 March, 2017

CHESHIRE women are being encouraged to banish the winter blues by signing up now to Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life 2017.

Derbyshire Wildlife Trust urges government to use Brexit to benefit environment

Sunday, 05 March, 2017

The manifesto from the Greener UK Coalition, a collective of 13 major environmental organisations, including WWF, the National Trust, RSPB and The Wildlife Trusts, calls on the UK government to restore and enhance the environment as part of its plans for leaving the European Union.

New Mills Festival 2017 – around the world

Sunday, 05 March, 2017

New Mills will celebrate the global community with “Around the World” as the theme of the 2017 New Mills Festival from 8 to 24 September. As always, New Mills will open its doors, windows and streets to more than 20,000 visitors who flock to participate in more than 70 events, exhibitions and happenings for the annual Community Festival.