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'Stay of Execution' for popular Garden House

By Matthew Corrigan on Friday, 21 July, 2017

Following Stockport Council's enforcement order for closure of the Lakes Road attraction, an eleventh hour appeal has been lodged asking for the decision to be reconsidered.

Marple delivery office closure

By Diane Inglis on Friday, 07 July, 2017

A year-long battle to save Marple and Bredbury postal delivery offices may have come to an end with the announcement by Royal Mail that both offices will close early next year.

Little Hearts Matter

By Diane Inglis on Monday, 19 June, 2017

By the time he was just five years old, Max Barley, had gone through three heart operations, but four years later, the one thing that strikes you now is his huge smile.

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.

AcaBella – can’t stop the music

By Julia Davenport-Brown on Sunday, 11 June, 2017

AcaBella are a harmonious quartet of talented Stockport ladies who burst on to the local music scene with their first professional performance at the inaugural meeting of the High Lane WI.

Skatepark re-opens after six years

By on Tuesday, 06 June, 2017

Marple skatepark has reopened, updated and upgraded after a marathon funding effort.

Cheadle and Marple College alumni inspire current generation.

By on 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.

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.

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

By on 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.

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