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Marple Carnival 2022Marple Carnival photo by Arthur Procter.Jun 22, 2022
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Marple Carnival 2022Marple Carnival photo by Arthur Procter.Jun 22, 2022
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Marple Carnival 2022Marple Carnival photo by Arthur Procter.Jun 22, 2022
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Marple Carnival 2022Marple Carnival photo by Arthur Procter.Jun 22, 2022
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Marple Carnival 2022Marple Carnival photo by Arthur Procter.Jun 22, 2022
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Marple Carnival 2022Marple Carnival photo by Arthur Procter.Jun 22, 2022
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Marple Carnival 2022Marple Carnival photo by Arthur Procter.Jun 22, 2022
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Marple Carnival 2022Marple Carnival photo by Arthur Procter.Jun 22, 2022


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 129 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 114 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
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Mellor Well Dressing 2021


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Although Mellor Country Fete was cancelled, the dressing of Mellor Well went ahead and there was a small ceremony to bless it on Saturday 17 July 2021. The theme of the stunning display was Beatrix Potter.

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Marple Festival 2021


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Marple welcomed back its popular Food and Drink Festival on Saturday 25th September 2021 after the 2020 event was cancelled due to the Covid19 pandemic. This event was organised by Councillor Malcolm Allan and former councillor Craig Wright, who stepped up to ensure this popular event went ahead.

55 files, last one added on Sep 28, 2021
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Rose Hill Station in winter3145 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 Fire2801 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 - 092686 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 Rooms2578 viewsLaying of the foundation stones for Hawk Green Reading Rooms in 1906, provided by Mrs. Selma Fielding.
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Crash on Brabyns Brow2555 viewsMultiple crash at the bottom of Brabyns Brow in April 1995.
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All Things Nice / Travelling Gourmet2365 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 Festival2316 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 Chadkirk2209 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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Marple Bridge Winter WonderlandMarple Bridge Winter Wonderland on Saturday 7 December 2019. By Arthur Procter.
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Photo Exhibition at Samuel Oldknow BarLaunch of photo exhibition to raise funds for Marple Skatepark at Samuel Oldknow Bar 8 July 2016. By Arthur Procter.
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Marple Wine Club TastingKay and Elaine compare notes.
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Marple Carnival 2015I believe I can fly, by Arthur Procter.
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Marple Carnival 1989Romiley Young Farmers' float in the 1989 Carnival Parade. Provided by Ray Noble.
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Marple Carnival 2012Royalty in abundance, by Arthur Procter.
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AZ5 - Allotment ZoneGarden AZ5 in the Allotment Zone of Open Gardens in Marple. By Arthur Procter.
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Marple Carnival 2014Carnival Parade, by Arthur Procter.

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