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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


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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Food & Drink Festival 2008


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Marple's second Food and Drink Festival was held on Saturday 20th September, and what a great day it was, blessed by superb sunshine.

101 files, last one added on Oct 07, 2008
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Marple Christmas Cracker 2008


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A gallery of photos from Marple's second Christmas Cracker Event on 6th December 2008, including pictures of the entries in the Best Dressed Shop Window competition.

42 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2008
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Winter Wonderland 2008


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Photos from Marple Bridge Winter Wonderland held on 6th December 2008. We could do with a few more so if you have any please get in touch.

5 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2008
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Marple Carnival 2009


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Another wet Carnival on 20th June 2009 but it looks like everyone enjoyed themselves again despite the weather! If you have any good photos of the day that you would like to add here please get in touch.

72 files, last one added on Aug 20, 2009
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Locks Festival 2009


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This album contains photographs taken at Marple Locks Festival on Sunday 5 July 2009. If you have any that you'd like to add just let us know.

27 files, last one added on Oct 09, 2017
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