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Marple Locks Festival 2009Canoeing at Marple Wharf, by David Burridge.Oct 09, 2017
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Marple Locks Festival 2009Canoeing at Marple Wharf, by David Burridge.Oct 09, 2017
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Marple Locks Festival 2009Canoeing at Marple Wharf, by David Burridge.Oct 09, 2017
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Marple Locks Festival 2009Canoeing at Marple Wharf, by David Burridge.Oct 09, 2017
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Opening of Marple Toll House Welcome StationThe opening of Marple Welcome Station by CRT at the old Toll House at Top Lock on 23 September 2017. By Arthur Procter.Oct 02, 2017
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Marple Festival 2017Busking at Marple Festival, by Arthur Procter.Sep 18, 2017
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Marple Festival 2017Busking at Marple Festival, by Arthur Procter.Sep 18, 2017
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Marple Festival 2017Busking at Marple Festival, by Arthur Procter.Sep 18, 2017


Marple Carnival 2016


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The theme for Marple's 54th Carnival was RIO and it was a real Gold Medal Winner for participants on Saturday June 18 June with the weather holding good all day. As always, if you took any good shots on the day, please send them in to be added to this album.

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Red Wheel Plaques 2016


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The Transport Trust awarded two National Red Wheel commemorative plaques in 2016. These were unveiled at Possett Bridge and Marple Aqueduct on Tuesday 21 June by President of the Transport Trust, the Right Hon. Sir William McAlpine and Canal & River Trust’s Chief Executive, Richard Parry.

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Mellor Country Fete 2016


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Mellor Country Fete is a traditional Country Fete with activities for all the family in a fabulous hillside setting with spectacular views and a friendly, old-fashioned village atmosphere. Here are a few photographs from the day - if you have more, pleased send them in.

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Marple Fire Station Open Day 2016


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Marple Community Fire Station Open Day 2016 was held on Sunday 17 July.

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Mellor Mill Fact and Fun Day 2016


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A Fact and Fun Day at Mellor Mill and Roman Lakes, with guided tours of the Mill, music, food and drink and lots of things for the children to do. A great day raising funds for Mellor Archaeological Trust and Friends of Our Valley too.

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Marple Festival 2016


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2016's Marple Festival was organised by Marple Business Forum and focused on the Food and Drink Day on Saturday 17 September. The weather was superb and there were buskers on every corner and lots of food, drink and charity stalls to enjoy.

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Christmas 2016


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An album for Christmas 2016 Events including Santa's arrival on New Horizons on 2nd December, the Marple Christmas Cracker and Marple Bridge Winter Wonderland on Saturday 3rd December, the Santa Dash on Sunday 4th December, St Martin's Christmas Tree Festival and any other local Christmas events. Send in your best Christmas shots.

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Hawk Green Maypole 2017


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Hawk Green Residents Association Mayday Festival 2017 was held on "The Green" on Sunday 14th May. The festival included the crowning of the May Queen and King, entertainment from Hawk Green Brass Band, Bubble Man and Children's Games. Well done HGRA!

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L to R (Back Row): Harry France, Not known, Harriet Greaves, Annie Swan, Mrs Annie Aldred, Mrs Bradbury, Marie Knowles, Mrs Walsh, Emily Knowles, Not known, Marie Etchells, Laura Booth, Nellie Hudson, Cissie Aldred, Mary Booth, Lucy Bradbury, Miss Walsh, Alice France.
(Bottom Row): Sam Nield, Alfie Nield, Stanley Etchells, Joe Wood, Charlie Wood, Willie Aldred, Beatie Aldred, Jane France.
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Marple 10k Trail Run 20081096 viewsFirst lady? Photo by Svetlana Roberts.
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Marple Carnival 2012Generous collection, by Rick Wood.
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Marple Carnival 2016In Memorial Park, by Mark Whittaker.
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Carnival Parade 2008Marple Business Forum, by Ray Noble.
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Remembrance Sunday 2012Remembrance Day Service, 11th November 2012, Memorial Park. Taken by Arthur Procter.
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Mellor Church Country Fete 2016Mellor Country Fete Saturday 25 June 2016. By Arthur Procter.
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Marple Festival 2013Mines with Onions at Marple Festival, by Arthur Procter.
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Marple Locks Festival 2007The second Marple Locks Festival in July 2007.
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Santa at Top Lock 2015Santa's arrival at Top Lock on Friday 4 December. By Arthur Procter.

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