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Disley switch on the 'high light' of the year!

Sunday, 26 November, 2017

The Disley Christmas Lights Switch On has literally become the “high light” of the village year. Friday 1st December is the date and this year there will be more going on than ever before.

A fascinating insight into the history of canals

By Diane Inglis on Tuesday, 08 August, 2017

Working on canals more than 100 years ago was a hard life usually associated with men, but a fascinating talk by a local canal enthusiast shows how women and children played their part too.

Our local canals

By Diane Inglis on Thursday, 01 December, 2016

Marple has many unique features but one of its greatest attractions is the fact that two canals pass through the town.