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Rose Hill Station in winter3141 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 Fire2796 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 - 092681 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 Rooms2575 viewsLaying of the foundation stones for Hawk Green Reading Rooms in 1906, provided by Mrs. Selma Fielding.
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Crash on Brabyns Brow2553 viewsMultiple crash at the bottom of Brabyns Brow in April 1995.
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All Things Nice / Travelling Gourmet2363 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 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.
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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.

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Marple Carnival 1900s2180 viewsA horse and carriage waiting on the corner of Lyme Grove, we think to join a Marple Carnival parade in the early 1900s.
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SMA Exhibition 20112139 viewsMargaret Steeden, Chairman and Helen Blood, Secretary at SMA's 43rd Annual Art Exhibition.
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Snow in the 1940s2128 viewsSnow in Marple - Windlehurst Rd (Pen Nook) 31 January 1940. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Bowdens at Marple Carnival2006 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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