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Local Marie Curie Volunteers “Daffinitely” have a Spring in their Step

Sunday, 11 February, 2018

Local volunteers for Marie Curie will be busy over the next few weeks in a bid to make a huge “dafference” to patients with a terminal illness.

Marple Fish – new location for the town’s freshest fish

By Jamie and Darren from Marple Fish on Monday, 05 February, 2018

For several months, Jamie Barrett has been planning the move of Marple Fish from a van at the side of the Bull’s Head to its new home on the opposite side of Market Street and, on Friday 26 January 2018, it happened.

Get fit, make friends and have fun with new class for mums in Marple

Sunday, 14 January, 2018

Mums in Marple will soon be able to get fit, have fun and make new friends, without having to worry about childcare, with exciting new classes launching soon in Stockport.

Heartbeat celebrates 20th Anniversary

By Julia Davenport-Brown on Wednesday, 03 January, 2018

As 2017 drew to a close the ladies of Heartbeat Chorus, the Marple based accapella champion choir, toasted not just another successful year in the spotlight, but also twenty years since they were founded.

Pam ‘Can-Do Pottery’

By Denise Ead on Sunday, 10 December, 2017

Southend-on-Sea’s loss is Marple’s gain! Pam Ellis moved to Marple three years ago and “loves the place”. She finds “being semi-rural”, inspires her to make unique and beautiful pottery. Pam has developed her skills over the years, first attending classes down south and more recently, locally.

Marple's Seed Cafe enjoys grand opening

Sunday, 10 December, 2017

Marple's Seed Community Cafe, inside the Methodist Church, enjoyed a grand opening by the Mayor and Consort of Stockport Clr Linda Holt and Ken Holt.

Ramblers commemorate 50th anniversary with book

By Diane Inglis on Tuesday, 05 December, 2017

Marple District Rambling Club has found a special way to commemorate its 50th anniversary in the form of a book of walks.

Kindred spirits in Kinder Mountain Rescue Team

By Avril Marsh on Tuesday, 05 December, 2017

Kindred spirits in Kinder Mountain Rescue Team are Amanda Howlett and Alison Aldridge, two of five female hill team volunteers in this 50-strong squad. Their wish ‘to give something back’ means they don’t mind the 24/7, 365 commitment, their love of energetic outdoor sport keeps them at peak fitness, they enjoy the camaraderie and hope their example will encourage more women to join.

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.