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Festival of Britain 1951 Village FairOn Saturday 12 May 1951 Marple held a "History of Marple" themed Village Fair in Marple Memorial Park. This photo shows a 7 year old Tom Goldschmidt carrying the Festival emblem.Mar 25, 2021
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NCCC 50th Anniversary RallyNorth Cheshire Cruising Club Rally celebrating their 50th anniversary on 29 May 1993 at High Lane. From Marple Local History Society Archives.Mar 21, 2021
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NCCC 50th Anniversary RallyNorth Cheshire Cruising Club Rally celebrating their 50th anniversary on 29 May 1993 at High Lane. From Marple Local History Society Archives.Mar 21, 2021
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NCCC 50th Anniversary RallyNorth Cheshire Cruising Club Rally celebrating their 50th anniversary on 29 May 1993 at High Lane. From Marple Local History Society Archives.Mar 21, 2021
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Coronation Celebrations 1937A march on Longhurst Lane celebrating the 1937 Coronation. From Marple Local History Society Archives. Mar 21, 2021
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Coronation Celebrations 1937A march on Longhurst Lane celebrating the 1937 Coronation. From Marple Local History Society Archives. Mar 21, 2021
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Rose Queen ParadeLooks like a Rose Queen Parade getting ready to leave but exactly when and where we're not sure. Provided by Janet Holmes.Feb 08, 2021
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New Horizons 1981His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales signing the visitors book on the 22 March 1981, at the launch of New Horizons. Provided by Janet Holmes.Feb 08, 2021


Rose Hill Station 150


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During the week of 1st to 7th July 2019 Rose Hill Station celebrated its 150th year since opening. This album contains photos from those events.

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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 winter3057 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 Fire2742 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 - 092588 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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Hawk Green Reading Rooms2535 viewsLaying of the foundation stones for Hawk Green Reading Rooms in 1906, provided by Mrs. Selma Fielding.
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Crash on Brabyns Brow2514 viewsMultiple crash at the bottom of Brabyns Brow in April 1995.
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All Things Nice / Travelling Gourmet2332 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 Festival2273 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 Chadkirk2180 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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06 December Christmas Cracker!Marple Christmas Cracker on Saturday 6 December. By Arthur Procter.
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Red Wheel Unveiling 21 June 2016Transport Trust Red Wheel unveiling at Possett Bridge, by Arthur Procter.
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Marple Christmas Market - Lantern ParadeMarple Christmas Lantern Parade, by Arthur Procter.
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Day 15 - Marple Hall Swing 06Marple Hall Swing Band. By Arthur Procter © Marple Festival 2010.
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09 December Shop Window CompetitionMarple Cracker Shop Window Competition entry. By Mark Whittaker.
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Marple 10k Trail Run 2010The identifiable members of this motley crew are 276 Les Acton, 71 Dave Jeffrey, 70 Chris Kennerk, 72 Rob Parry and 10 Rick Acton.
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Marple Carnival 2017Marple Carnival in Memorial Park, by Arthur Procter.
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National Civic DayCelebrations in Memorial Park on National Civic Day and Marple Civic Society's 50th Anniversary. By Arthur Procter.

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