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Bowling Green FireThe Bowling Green on Fire, taken by Phil Fern 11 September 2001, developed 2010, rediscovered July 2020.Jul 14, 2020
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Bowling Green FireThe Bowling Green on Fire, taken by Phil Fern 11 September 2001, developed 2010, rediscovered July 2020.Jul 14, 2020
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Bowling Green FireThe Bowling Green on Fire, taken by Phil Fern 11 September 2001, developed 2010, rediscovered July 2020.Jul 14, 2020
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Bowling Green FireThe Bowling Green on Fire, taken by Phil Fern 11 September 2001, developed 2010, rediscovered July 2020.Jul 14, 2020
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Bowling Green FireThe Bowling Green on Fire, taken by Phil Fern 11 September 2001, developed 2010, rediscovered July 2020.Jul 14, 2020
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Bowling Green FireThe Bowling Green on Fire, taken by Phil Fern 11 September 2001, developed 2010, rediscovered July 2020.Jul 14, 2020
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Marple Bridge Winter Wonderland 1995Marple Bridge Winter Wonderland 1995. From Marple Local History Society Archives.May 01, 2020
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Boat Rally at Top Lock 1968Rally of Boats at Top Lock in 1968. Photography by Hilda Bright.Mar 09, 2020


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.

92 files, last one added on Jul 15, 2019
Album viewed 77 times

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.

107 files, last one added on Sep 15, 2019
Album viewed 68 times

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.

49 files, last one added on Sep 16, 2019
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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.

75 files, last one added on Sep 23, 2019
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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.

50 files, last one added on Oct 02, 2019
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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.

247 files, last one added on Dec 22, 2019
Album viewed 64 times

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Rose Hill Station in winter2968 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 Fire2693 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 - 092527 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 Rooms2500 viewsLaying of the foundation stones for Hawk Green Reading Rooms in 1906, provided by Mrs. Selma Fielding.
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Crash on Brabyns Brow2477 viewsMultiple crash at the bottom of Brabyns Brow in April 1995.
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All Things Nice / Travelling Gourmet2304 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 Festival2248 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 Chadkirk2144 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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Last Day - Maria Departs 07Maria descends Marple Locks and departs. By Arthur Procter © Marple Festival 2010.
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Hawk Green Maypole EventHawk Green May Festival on the Green, Sunday 15 May 2016. By Arthur Procter.
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Remembrance Sunday 2011Remembrance Day Service, 13th November 2011, Memorial Park. Taken by Arthur Procter.
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Treetops Exhibition LaunchLaunch of Marple Local History Society’s exhibition “From cripples holiday home to orthopaedic hospital” at Marple Library on Saturday 12 May 2018. By Arthur Procter.
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Carnival Parade 2010Great moustaches on the Ludworth School float.
By Mark Whittaker.
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Opening Ceremony 01The Mayor of Stockport opens the new Children's Room in Marple Library. By Arthur Procter © Marple Festival 2010.
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Marple Carnival 2013Arresting New Horizons, by Arthur Procter.
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Hawk Green Maypole EventHawk Green May Festival on the Green, Sunday 14 May 2017. By Jake Taylor.

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