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Marple Carnival 2017Marple Carnival in Memorial Park, by Arthur Procter.Jun 20, 2017
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Marple Carnival 2017Marple Carnival in Memorial Park, by Arthur Procter.Jun 20, 2017
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Marple Carnival 2017Marple Carnival in Memorial Park, by Arthur Procter.Jun 20, 2017
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Marple Carnival 2017Marple Carnival in Memorial Park, by Arthur Procter.Jun 20, 2017
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Marple Carnival 2017Marple Carnival in Memorial Park, by Arthur Procter.Jun 20, 2017
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Marple Carnival 2017Marple Carnival in Memorial Park, by Arthur Procter.Jun 20, 2017
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Marple Carnival 2017Marple Carnival Parade, by Arthur Procter.Jun 20, 2017
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Marple Carnival 2017Marple Carnival Parade, by Arthur Procter.Jun 20, 2017


Millennium Exhibition 2000


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In the year 2000, to celebrate the Millennium, Marple Local History Society put on a comprehensive exhibition covering the history of Marple, Mellor, Ludworth and District in Marple Library. Although these pictures are not large enough to read the displays properly they do at least give a flavour of the event.

12 files, last one added on Mar 11, 2010
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Marple Carnival 2007


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An album of photos taken during Marple Carnival 2007. If you have any good photos of this or past, present or future carnivals that you'd like to add to these galleries, please get in touch.

30 files, last one added on Oct 11, 2007
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Marple Carnival 2008


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An Album of photographs taken during the 2008 Marple Carnival on a wet and windy 21st June. If you have any good photos of the day that you would like to add here please get in touch.

48 files, last one added on Jun 29, 2008
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Raft Race 2008


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The Raft Race is a long standing event in the Marple and District calendar that was started by the Marple Fire Brigade and continued by the Round Table. Nowdays it is organised by the Motor Neurone Disease Society and raises funds for that good cause. Despite poor weather the 2008 event was still well attended, after all, you can only get so wet!

14 files, last one added on Jun 28, 2008
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Swimwear Fashion Event 2008


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On Saturday 28th June 2008 Bare Necessities of Market Street held a Swimwear Fashion Event on the Precinct in support of the Find a Cure for Martha Campaign. The event was opened by Martha herself and these photos were kindly provided by Arthur Procter.

12 files, last one added on Jul 04, 2008
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Romiley Young Farmers Show 2008


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After being cancelled in 2007 due to the relentless rain it was good to see the Romiley Young Farmer's Show back in business for 2008, even if the weather wasn't too favourable again! If you have any photos to help illustrate the many facets of this great event, just let us know.

28 files, last one added on Jul 27, 2008
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French Boules Tournament 2008


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On Saturday 30 August 2008 the Friends of Marple Memorial Park held a fun French Boules Tournament to celebrate the construction of a new boules court in the Park. There was a great turnout and very enjoyable afternoon was had by everyone who joined in.

24 files, last one added on Aug 31, 2008
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Marple 10k Trail Run


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The Marple 10k Trial Run began in 2007 and has been held each year since. The event is organised by Marple Fire Fighters to raise funds for the Firefighters Charity and is sponosored by the Ring o' Bells Pub. Photos from the 2008 and 2010 events are currently featured in this album. If you have more, please send them in.

24 files, last one added on Sep 17, 2010
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