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Rob raises money for “We love MCR Charity” fund

By Denise Ead on Sunday, 03 December, 2017

Rob Wilson has put his talents to good use by raising over £1,500 for the ‘We love MCR charity’. This charity supports the people of Manchester and formed the emergency fund set up to help those recently injured in the Arena bombing.

Charity Champion award for Marple woman

By Diane Inglis on Sunday, 03 December, 2017

A Marple woman has received a Charity Champion award from Scottish Power for her help in developing an initiative to reduce stress for hospital patients in intensive care.

500 miles, five nations

By on Monday, 25 September, 2017

After months of training, preparation and genuine apprehension the big day was upon us…….500 miles across the 5 home nations lay ahead.

Amazing Gemma raises over £7500 for charity

By on Saturday, 16 September, 2017

Gemma Ellis, a service user at Blythe House Hospice has raised an amazing £7900 for a number of charities that have supported her since she was diagnosed with breast cancer earlier this year.

Local Marple Charity raises One Million Pounds for Africa

By Denise Ead on Monday, 19 June, 2017

A meal to celebrate the success of the charity HUGS (Helping Uganda Schools) in raising ‘One Million Pounds’ was held recently at Stockport Golf Club. This was organised by Trustee, Bob Blundell and attended by supporters of the charity who enjoyed a delicious meal and were brought up to date with the charity’s latest news. Trustee, Joanna Bircher gave a lively and interesting presentation.

Local company goes red and wins charity award in the process

By on Sunday, 05 March, 2017

A local structural engineering consultancy has turned itself red in an effort to raise money for charity, and won an award for having the UK’s most unique fund-raising initiative in the process. The staff of Rhodes & Partners wore red clothes and used their Marple Bridge offices to show their support for the recent ‘Wear Red’ day, organized by the Redr UK charity. The charity duly recognized their efforts by naming Rhodes and Partners as winners of this year’s Unique Initiative Award.

Glossopdale Charity Knitters

By Diane Inglis on Tuesday, 15 November, 2016

When Deborah Gregory heard about a request for knitted bees from Derbyshire Wildlife Trust, she jumped at the chance to get her knitting needles out.

Hare & Hounds Classic Vehicle Club

By Steve Hampson on Thursday, 23 June, 2016

The Hare and Hounds Classic Vehicle Club holds is 20th Anniversary Peaks and Dales Charity Run on Sunday 19th of June with between 80 and 100 classic vehicles travelling from Marple to Buxton.

Cheshire Ring Cycle Challenge

By Diane Inglis on Monday, 18 January, 2016

When two friends decided to plan a cycling challenge they knew there would have be two main requirements. The first was that it should be the complete route of the Cheshire Ring canal network and the second was that it should be for charity.

Reuben’s Retreat Open

By Dianne Boardman on Thursday, 17 December, 2015

Last Christmas we reported how Nicola Graham began fundraising after the tragic loss of her little boy Reuben to a cancerous brain tumour. She wanted to find a place where families in the same situation could retreat to and be together and have on hand some counselling if they wanted it and to meet other families in the same situation.