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Tour of Britain in MarpleThe Tour of Britain charged though Marple during the final stage on the way to Werneth Low and the finish in Manchester. Photo by Arthur Procter.Sep 16, 2019
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Tour of Britain in MarpleThe Tour of Britain charged though Marple during the final stage on the way to Werneth Low and the finish in Manchester. Photo by Arthur Procter.Sep 16, 2019
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Tour of Britain in MarpleThe Tour of Britain charged though Marple during the final stage on the way to Werneth Low and the finish in Manchester. Photo by Arthur Procter.Sep 16, 2019
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Tour of Britain in MarpleThe Tour of Britain charged though Marple during the final stage on the way to Werneth Low and the finish in Manchester. Photo by Arthur Procter.Sep 16, 2019
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Tour of Britain in MarpleThe Tour of Britain charged though Marple during the final stage on the way to Werneth Low and the finish in Manchester. Photo by Arthur Procter.Sep 16, 2019
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Tour of Britain in MarpleThe Tour of Britain charged though Marple during the final stage on the way to Werneth Low and the finish in Manchester. Photo by Arthur Procter.Sep 16, 2019
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Tour of Britain in MarpleThe Tour of Britain charged though Marple during the final stage on the way to Werneth Low and the finish in Manchester. Photo by Arthur Procter.Sep 16, 2019
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Tour of Britain in MarpleThe Tour of Britain charged though Marple during the final stage on the way to Werneth Low and the finish in Manchester. Photo by Arthur Procter.Sep 16, 2019


French Boules Tournament 2010


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On Saturday 28th August 2010 the Friends of Marple Memorial Park held a French Boules Tournament between local groups and societies. The trophy, which was sponsored by Kay Dee Hair and Beauty, was won by Marple Civic Society. This album contains photos of the day.

24 files, last one added on Aug 30, 2010
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Marple Festival 2010


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In 2010 the Food and Drink Festival morphed into the first Marple Festival, an ambitious fortnight of culture and events held between 10 - 25 September. This album captures the best moments from the Festival taken by local photographers. Please do send in your photos for any events not yet covered.

332 files, last one added on Oct 11, 2010
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Pride in Marple Awards 2010


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The first "Pride in Marple Awards" were presented by Marple Area Committee at High Lane Village Hall on 23 November 2010. The photographs in this album were taken by Mike Frisbee and reproduced with his permission. If you'd like to purchase copies go to www.fris.co.uk and enter password "Marple".

24 files, last one added on Nov 25, 2010
Album viewed 1374 times

Winter Wonderland 2010


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Photos from Marple Bridge's 24th Annual Winter Wonderland celebrations held on 4th December 2010. If you have more please send them through.

11 files, last one added on Dec 05, 2010
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Marple Christmas Cracker 2010


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In 2010 Marple's Bi-annual Christmas Cracker turned into a two day event with Santa arriving along the canal on New Horizons to start the festivities on Friday 10 December. This was followed by the main event on Saturday with stalls and entertain on Market Street, the Hollins and outside Marple Baths. Well done the organisers!

63 files, last one added on Dec 15, 2010
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Friends of Rose Hill Station Events


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This album is especially for events organised by Friends of Rose Hill Station, including celebrating the additional train service to Manchester Piccadilly, setting off at 10:51am on Monday 13th December 2010 and the 2011 Santa Train.

58 files, last one added on Jul 20, 2014
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30 Years for New Horizons


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New Horizons was established in 1981 by then Mayor of Stockport, Gordon Bayley. Prince Charles was guest of honour at the opening ceremony and in the 30 years that have passed since the boat was launched it has carried in the region of 55,000 passengers. On 9 April 2011 the charitable trust that operates it celebrated New Horizon's 30th birthday in style with the people who have supported it for so many years.

32 files, last one added on May 15, 2011
Album viewed 1279 times

Society of Marple Artists Exhibitions


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The Society of Marple Artists hold an exhibition of their members paintings every year in April. It is hugely popular with the local community and receives large numbers of visitors, many who vote for their favourite paintings. This album was begun after the 2011 exhibition and hopefully will continue to grow with images from the SMA's exhibitions for many years to come.

36 files, last one added on Mar 03, 2017
Album viewed 917 times

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Rose Hill Station in winter2803 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 Ablaze2549 views11th September 2001 - Whilst history on a global scale was being made in New York.
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Crash on Brabyns Brow2408 viewsMultiple crash at the bottom of Brabyns Brow in April 1995.
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Queen's visit to Marple 1968 - 092393 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 Gourmet2199 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 Festival2126 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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Hawk Green Reading Rooms2092 viewsLaying of the foundation stones for Hawk Green Reading Rooms in 1906, provided by Mrs. Selma Fielding.
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Fluorescent tubes at Chadkirk2049 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 Locks Festival 2005The second Marple Locks Festival in July 2005.
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Marple Carnival 2013Willie Wonka at Ludworth School, by Ray Noble.
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Official opening of MP William Wragg's OfficeBoris Johnson performed the opening ceremony of William Wragg MP's new office in Marple on Monday 5 October 2015. By Arthur Procter.
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RH5 - Rose Hill ZoneGarden RH5 in the Rose Hill Zone of Open Gardens in Marple. By Arthur Procter.
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Day 01 - Food and Drink DayNew Horizons at the Food and Drink Day. By Ruth Hargreaves.
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Marple Christmas CrackerA hug for Santa at Christmas Cracker 2012. By Arthur Procter.
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Remembrance Sunday 2012Remembrance Day Service, 11th November 2012, Memorial Park. Taken by Ray Noble.
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Mellor Church Country Fete 2015Mellor Country Fete Saturday 27 June 2015. By Arthur Procter.

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