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Marple Bridge Winter WonderlandMarple Bridge Winter Wonderland on Saturday 7 December 2019. By Arthur Procter.Dec 10, 2019
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Marple Bridge Winter WonderlandMarple Bridge Winter Wonderland on Saturday 7 December 2019. By Arthur Procter.Dec 10, 2019
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Marple Bridge Winter WonderlandMarple Bridge Winter Wonderland on Saturday 7 December 2019. By Arthur Procter.Dec 10, 2019
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Marple Bridge Winter WonderlandMarple Bridge Winter Wonderland on Saturday 7 December 2019. By Arthur Procter.Dec 10, 2019
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Marple Bridge Winter WonderlandMarple Bridge Winter Wonderland on Saturday 7 December 2019. By Arthur Procter.Dec 10, 2019
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Marple Bridge Winter WonderlandMarple Bridge Winter Wonderland on Saturday 7 December 2019. By Arthur Procter.Dec 10, 2019
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Marple Bridge Winter WonderlandMarple Bridge Winter Wonderland on Saturday 7 December 2019. By Arthur Procter.Dec 10, 2019
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Marple Bridge Winter WonderlandMarple Bridge Winter Wonderland on Saturday 7 December 2019. By Arthur Procter.Dec 10, 2019


Mellor Mill Fact and Fun Day 2019


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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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Tour of Britain Stage 8


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On Saturday 14 September 2019 the final stage of the Tour of Britain came though High Lane, Marple, Marple Bridge, Compstall and on to Werneth Low.

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Marple Festival 2019


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Congratulations to Julie and Ian Smith at the Marple Review and their small team of volunteers for organising another fantastic Marple Food and Drink Festival in 2019. The weather was incredibly kind and tempted thousands of people to a busy Marple Town Centre to sample the delights of the very best of local food and drink suppliers.

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Climate Crisis Event


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Marple, Mellor and Marple Bridge Energy Saving Strategy (MESS) held an even called Climate Crisis in Marple at Marple College on Sunday 29 September 2019. As you can see from Arthur Procter's photos, it was very well attended.

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Christmas 2019


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An album for Christmas 2019 Events including Santa's arrival on New Horizons, Marple Bridge Winter Wonderland, the Marple Christmas Lights Switch-on, the Santa Dash, Santa at Dragon Miniature Railway, St Martin's Christmas Tree Festival and any other local Christmas events. Send in your best Christmas shots.

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Rose Hill Station in winter2853 viewsThe severe winter of 1947 brings chaos to the trains at Rose Hill Station - You can just make out the chimney of the Railway pub in the background.
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Bowling Green Ablaze2590 views11th September 2001 - Whilst history on a global scale was being made in New York.
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Queen's visit to Marple 1968 - 092442 viewsThe Queen meets the young people of Marple in May 1968. The young lady between the Queen and the girl guide is Diane Chew. Can you identify any of the others?
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Crash on Brabyns Brow2424 viewsMultiple crash at the bottom of Brabyns Brow in April 1995.
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Hawk Green Reading Rooms2256 viewsLaying of the foundation stones for Hawk Green Reading Rooms in 1906, provided by Mrs. Selma Fielding.
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All Things Nice / Travelling Gourmet2238 viewsFresh paella cooked in huge pans plus samples from newly opened deli/cafe, cheeses, biscuits, tarts, quiches, olives and ice creams. By A. Procter.
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Ridge Quarry Music Festival2180 viewsHuge crowds enjoy a Music Festival in the Ridge Quarry in the early 1900s, quite likely the same event as in our other picture which is dated 1909.
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Fluorescent tubes at Chadkirk2088 viewsPowered only by the electromagnetic fields surrounding the power lines running through the Chadkirk Estate, the Richard Box's art installation aimed to bring visibility to the Connect2 scheme. Photo by Arthur Procter.


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Day 09 - BIG Party!Family Fun Day BIG Party at Marple Cricket Club. By Arthur Procter.
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Marple Carnival 2019Marple Carnival photo provided by Arthur Procter.
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Santa's ArrivalSanta arrives at Top Lock on New Horizons, by Arthur Procter.
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Marple Warship Parade 1941In 1941 Marple held a "Warship Week" and raised £60,000 on the first day - enough to adopt the minesweeper "HMS Maple". This photo shows the Red Cross and Ambulance workers parading on Market Street. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Day 04 - September SoireeEmma Andreson sings in September Soiree at Buxton Lane. By Mark Whittaker.
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Christmas Tree FestivalSt Martin's Church Christmas Tree Festival. By Arthur Procter.
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Marple Christmas Cracker 2010Mary and Joseph lead the lantern procession at the 2010 Marple Christmas Cracker. By Arthur Procter.
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Prize BeetrootsFirst prize in the beetroots with tops section.

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