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Santa arrives on New HorizonsSanta comes to Top Lock on New Horizons, Friday 7 December. By Arthur Procter.Dec 09, 2018
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Santa arrives on New HorizonsSanta comes to Top Lock on New Horizons, Friday 7 December. By Arthur Procter.Dec 09, 2018
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Santa arrives on New HorizonsSanta comes to Top Lock on New Horizons, Friday 7 December. By Arthur Procter.Dec 09, 2018
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Santa arrives on New HorizonsSanta comes to Top Lock on New Horizons, Friday 7 December. By Arthur Procter.Dec 09, 2018
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Santa arrives on New HorizonsSanta comes to Top Lock on New Horizons, Friday 7 December. By Arthur Procter.Dec 09, 2018
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Santa arrives on New HorizonsSanta comes to Top Lock on New Horizons, Friday 7 December. By Arthur Procter.Dec 09, 2018
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Santa arrives on New HorizonsSanta comes to Top Lock on New Horizons, Friday 7 December. By Arthur Procter.Dec 09, 2018
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Santa arrives on New HorizonsSanta comes to Top Lock on New Horizons, Friday 7 December. By Arthur Procter.Dec 09, 2018


Millennium Exhibition 2000


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In the year 2000, to celebrate the Millennium, Marple Local History Society put on a comprehensive exhibition covering the history of Marple, Mellor, Ludworth and District in Marple Library. Although these pictures are not large enough to read the displays properly they do at least give a flavour of the event.

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Locks Festival 2004


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Photos from the very first Marple Locks Festival organised by Marple Locks Heritage Society.

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Locks Festival 2005


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The second Marple Locks Festival organised by Marple Locks Heritage Society.

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Marple Carnival 2007


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An album of photos taken during Marple Carnival 2007. If you have any good photos of this or past, present or future carnivals that you'd like to add to these galleries, please get in touch.

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Locks Festival 2007


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Photos from the third Marple Locks festival organised by Marple Locks Heritage Society.

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Marple Carnival 2008


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An Album of photographs taken during the 2008 Marple Carnival on a wet and windy 21st June. If you have any good photos of the day that you would like to add here please get in touch.

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Raft Race 2008


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The Raft Race is a long standing event in the Marple and District calendar that was started by the Marple Fire Brigade and continued by the Round Table. Nowdays it is organised by the Motor Neurone Disease Society and raises funds for that good cause. Despite poor weather the 2008 event was still well attended, after all, you can only get so wet!

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Swimwear Fashion Event 2008


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On Saturday 28th June 2008 Bare Necessities of Market Street held a Swimwear Fashion Event on the Precinct in support of the Find a Cure for Martha Campaign. The event was opened by Martha herself and these photos were kindly provided by Arthur Procter.

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Rose Hill Station in winter2450 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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Crash on Brabyns Brow2355 viewsMultiple crash at the bottom of Brabyns Brow in April 1995.
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Bowling Green Ablaze2190 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 - 092005 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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All Things Nice / Travelling Gourmet1849 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 Festival1790 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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Bowdens at Marple Carnival1759 viewsBowden's Coal Merchant horses prepared for the big day. L to R. Judd ? Punch (the horse), Sam Bowden Jnr., Gilbert (the horse), Sam Bowden Snr., Ronald Bowden.
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Fluorescent tubes at Chadkirk1737 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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Carnival Parade 2009Spots before your eyes.
By Julian Winstanley.
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Marple Festival 2014Bargains at Marple Festival, by Arthur Procter.
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Breast Cancer Awareness Day 2010Breast Cancer awareness day at Bare Necessities on 30 October 2010. By Arthur Procter.
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Marple Carnival 2014Fun at the Fair, by Arthur Procter.
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Maria Narrowboat 160 Year AnniversaryHorse drawn barge Maria on the way through Marple Locks on 20 May 2014 to celebrate its 160 year anniversary of being built at Jinks' boatyard, Top Lock. By Arthur Procter.
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Remembrance Sunday 2012Remembrance Day Service, 11th November 2012, Memorial Park. Taken by Arthur Procter.
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Remembrance Sunday 2014Remembrance Day Service, 9th November 2014, Memorial Park. Taken by Arthur Procter.
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Santa's ArrivalSanta arrives at Top Lock on New Horizons, by Arthur Procter.

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