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Lanterns light the way to Christmas

By Mike Wallbank on Tuesday, 14 November, 2017

LANTERNS will light the way as Whaley Bridge begins its Christmas countdown.

Santa arrives by boat on a magical illuminated journey

By on Tuesday, 07 November, 2017

Santa Claus is coming to town on Friday evening 1st December, swapping his sleigh ride for a 'Santa cruise' on New Horizons narrow boat - a must-see for the little ones in the family.

School children produce historic storybook

By on Sunday, 05 November, 2017

Children from two Stockport schools have taken a step back in history and produced a storybook tracing the life of local entrepreneur Samuel Oldknow who lived in the 1700’s.

Marple Poppy Appeal underway

By on Tuesday, 24 October, 2017

Over 40 large poppies have been fastened in place across Marple and Marple Bridge - to get the 2017 Marple Poppy Appeal firmly under way.

Each large poppy is to honour a local Marple man who fell in the First World War and is sure to keep both his name and his memory alive.

Kevin Murray,…

Marple Poppy Appeal going from strength to strength

By Susan Hampshire on Wednesday, 18 October, 2017

The 2017 Marple Poppy Appeal is gaining fantastic support from all parts of the area – and the organisers couldn't be more delighted with progress.

Cheers! Months of hard work pay off!

By Diane Inglis on Wednesday, 11 October, 2017

Months of hard work have finally paid off for supporters and friends of the Northumberland Arms in Marple Bridge who have raised enough money to buy the pub from Robinsons Brewery.

Brabyns first in the area to receive Millie’s Mark

By on Wednesday, 11 October, 2017

Brabyns Preparatory School has become the first independent school in Stockport to receive Millie’s Mark, the new quality mark for excellence in paediatric first aid for Early Years settings. Brabyns has been awarded Millie’s Mark by National Day Nurseries Association in collaboration with Department for Education and Millie’s Trust.

Miles turn to smiles!

By Avril Marsh on Monday, 25 September, 2017

Miles turned to smiles when the Wise-Evans clan arrived in Trearddur Bay after cycling from Marple Bridge over the midsummer weekend in June. Their Miles for Margo journey was in memory of Margaret - Margo - Wise who died, aged 58, in February 2015; their mission was to raise funds for the Christie, to say thank you for taking such good care of Margo during her illness.

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.

Mellor painter Richard Leng undertakes ambitious project for local causes

By Louise Robertson on Saturday, 16 September, 2017

Back in last year’s winter edition of the Review we wrote about an unusual way for a person to raise much needed funds for Mellor Village Centre, St. Thomas’ Church and its chosen charities (Wellspring, St. Anne’s Hospice, Medicins sans Frontieres and the Bible Society).

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