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Bowling Green Fire2796 views11th September 2001 - Whilst history on a global scale was being made in New York.
Hawk Green Reading Rooms2575 viewsLaying of the foundation stones for Hawk Green Reading Rooms in 1906, provided by Mrs. Selma Fielding.
Crash on Brabyns Brow2553 viewsMultiple crash at the bottom of Brabyns Brow in April 1995.
Ridge Quarry Music Festival2312 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.
Fluorescent tubes at Chadkirk2208 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.

Locks Silver Celebration 19991748 viewsFree boat rides during the Locks Silver Celebrations in 1999.
From Marple Local History Society Archives.
Otterspool Bridge Tragedy 19351746 viewsDuring bridge repairs in 1935 a 40 ton travelling crane fell into the river. Sadly the crane driver was trapped inside the cabin and despite his workmates best efforts he drowned before they could pull him out. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
MESS Meeting 2012-04-211536 viewsMarple Energy Saving Strategy meeting on 21 April 2012, taken by Arthur Procter.
Bowling Green Fire1447 viewsThe Bowling Green was set alight by arsonists while waiting for demolition.
Woodley Whit Walk1430 viewsWoodley Primitive Methodist Sunday School Whit Walk.
Drought circa 19201253 viewsA visit to the well on "Coal Pit Lane", now Edward Street, during a drought c1920.
L to R (Back Row): Harry France, Not known, Harriet Greaves, Annie Swan, Mrs Annie Aldred, Mrs Bradbury, Marie Knowles, Mrs Walsh, Emily Knowles, Not known, Marie Etchells, Laura Booth, Nellie Hudson, Cissie Aldred, Mary Booth, Lucy Bradbury, Miss Walsh, Alice France.
(Bottom Row): Sam Nield, Alfie Nield, Stanley Etchells, Joe Wood, Charlie Wood, Willie Aldred, Beatie Aldred, Jane France.
Hyde Bank Tunnel Collapse1216 viewsA hole has appeared in the garden of Hyde Bank Hall, between Marple and Romiley.
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