Marple Links

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Weather, Maps & Waterways Info
Walking Routes.co.uk this site features links to our walks plus hundreds of others all around the country.
British Waterways Site
Inland Waterways Association
Stockport Canal Boat Trust (New Horizons)
The Pennine Waterways Website - Lots of information about local waterways, including a 'VIRTUAL TRIP' along the Peak Forest Canal.
The Boatmaster Centre - MCA Boatmaster Licence Training for inland waterway skippers.
Trafalgar Marine Services Ltd - Supplier of canal boat fenders and trips on narrowboats.

Local Information
Stroke Information 
Stroke Information, Help and Recovery
Romiley Spiritualist Centre
The Light of the World Christian Spiritualist Church
Friends of Our Valley exists to promote the conservation, improvement and use of the Goyt Valley between Strines and Marple Bridge for the benefit of residents, the local community and visitors to this unique area.
St. Sebastian's Pre-school
Holy Spirit Marple Catholic Church
Marple Civic Society
Mellor Open Gardens
Stockport Heritage Magazine
Stockport & District Normandy Veterans
Chadkirk Chapel
Mellor Church and Parish Centre
Two complimentary sites concerning local childcare and children's activities - Family info Link
Ludworth Primary School Site
Rose Hill Primary School Site
St. Mary's Parish Church, Marple Bridge & New Mills www.stmarysmarplebridge.org.uk/
Roman Lakes - Web site of Roman Lakes Leisure Park
Pure Radio Stockport's Community Radio Station
A Mellor Boyhood - A wonderful story of Life in Mellor Village between Two World Wars - by Geoff Heath - There is a lot to read here, it's best to visit every page in quick succession then disconnect and read offline at your leisure.
Pictures of Mellor - Photographs of Mellor - also by Geoff Heath
What's on at the Regent Cinema
What's on at the Carver Theatre
Stockport Councillors
Citizen's Advice Bureau Page
Marple Hall School Site
Marple Hall School Geography Department
Cheadle & Marple Sixth Form College Site
Brabyns Preparatory School Site
All Saints' Church Site 
Marple Cottage Surgery
Marple Medical Practice
The Goyt and Etherow Valley Pastorate of the United Reformed Church consists of the United Reformed Churches of Hatherlow, Providence New Mills, Marple, Marple Bridge and Tintwistle.
Liz Sparkes' personal family history site with information about Mellor and the census of 1841..

Local Activities & Clubs

Marple Chess Club Blog

Mellor Tennis Club

Marple Rifle and Pistol Club

Stockport Photographic Society

Millbrow FC

Otterpool Animal Haven

Mellor Art Society

Shikata Shotokan Karate

Marple Aikido

Marple Rugby Club

Romiley Young Farmers Show

Stockport Peace Forum

Hare & Hounds Classic Vehicle Club

Silk-n-Threads Blog of local textile artists.

Mellor & Townscliffe Golf Club

Stockport & District Railway Modellers

Heartbeat Chorus an exciting and glamorous  Local 40 strong Ladies Four Part Accapella Harmony and Choral Group

kids-church.net The website for Kidsí Church at All Saintsí Parish Church located on Church Lane.

Cycle Stockport the Focal Point of all things Cycling in Stockport!

Glen Jakes Riding School in Offerton

Compstall Cricket Club.

B 1st Riding School in High Lane.

TransPeak Walks A not for profit voluntary group offering "free to the public" guided walks in The Peak Park and specialising in linear Station to Station walks.

Radio Starlion - broadcasts a varied mix of music programmes, news, information, features and sport, 24 hours a day, to the patients of Stepping Hill Hospital in Stockport, England.

Etherow Country Park Sailing Club

Etherow Model Boat Club

Marple Bridge and Mellor U3A University of the Third Age

Marple U3A University of the Third Age

Bredbury Stockport Boxing Club
Mellor Lacrosse Club Portal
Marple Round Table organisers of the Marple Raft Race.
Hawk Green Band web site of The Hawk Green (Marple) Band
Marple Band web site of The Marple Band
Marple Rugby Club
Marple Karate Club Marple Bujinkai Karate Club - Beginners classes available for all age groups (in permanent dojo inside Marple Fitness Centre , Goyt Mill).
Dragon Miniature Railway Miniature Railway run by volunteers in the grounds of Wyevale Garden Centre.
Hawk Green Reading Rooms the meeting place for clubs and societies of the local community.
Mellor FC Football Club 
Marple Athletic Football Club
Marple Cricket Club For team details, fixtures, results and other club news.
Hawk Green Hoe Down Club 
High-Peak Woodcraft Folk 
Marple Cycle Routes 
Marple Rifle & Pistol Club
Marple Choral Society Society
Marple Swimming Club Homepage
Manchester Canoe Club -  MCC has its own site on the River Goyt at Marple, where they regularly hold slalom competitions and river races.

Regional & Community Sites
Mellor Archaeological Trust The story of the fascinating archaeological discoveries at Mellor.

 www.holmeschapel.net The Holmes Chapel village web site - a community website containing local news and information relating to the Cheshire village of Holmes Chapel.

Marple Bridge Association A local organisation dedicated to the promotion and improvement of the Marple Bridge Area. 

The Mellor Society

Footpaths.org.uk Alderley Edge and Wilmslow Footpaths Preservation Society
strines.org.uk Strines Area Residents' Association
www.british-towns.net Links to thousands of communities in the British towns and villages network.
www.Find-our-Community.net Find local sites for most areas of the country.
yourstockport.co.uk A directory of useful information about Stockport Town.
Virtual-Knutsford The ultimate guide to Knutsford in Cheshire
Tameside Links

Marple-ite Sites
These sites are not necessarily related to the subject of Marple but have been given a place here because they are created by fellow Marple-ites. If you have one, let me know.

Oaktree Photography - Web site of local photographer Diane Seddon

The Marple Leaf Blog - Blog of local man Michael Taylor

Cutting Images Art Web site of local artist Steve Abbott

www.mastsanity.org Created by local girl Lisa Oldham.

khtphotography.co.uk exhibiting the work of local photographer Kate Turnbull.

2 Sites from Mellor's most prolific Webmaster, Geoff Heath:

An illustrated Family History

Cryptic Crosswords

George Amos' Telescope and Satellite Tracking site.
Access FP - FrontPage Resource Centre.
David Apsley's Home Page
Ex-Marple-ite Derek Newton plays in The Liberty Street Jazz Band

Sponsor pages
Stockport and Manchester Tree Surgeon Myers Tree Care
Marple Public House - The Ring o' Bells
The Marple Plumber - Stockport Plumbing
A M Photo-graphics - Marple's most prolific professional photographer
Marple and Stockport Part P Approved Electrician Ardek Ltd
Brabyns Preparatory School and their Little Stars Parent, Baby and Toddler Group
Mobile Car Valeting Marple
Stationery Supplies Marple | Marple Stationery Supplies Online
Marple Bridge Town Street Fryer
Evolution Property Services
Welcome Friends Utility Warehouse Club
Home Fires and Fuels wood burning and multifuel stoves

Chimney Sweep Marple Chimney Sweep Stockport

Landscape Gardeners in Stockport | Garden Maintenance in Stockport
Rhodes and Partners Ltd - Consulting Structural & Civil Engineers in Marple Bridge Stockport
Marple Drama - Drama Classes for Children and Young People in Marple
Call High Lane Garage for a polite, fast response on low mileage cars
A.C.M. Financial Services Ltd - for all aspects of financial planning
Marple Health - for Wholefoods and Supplements to look GOOD and feel GREAT!
Marple Motor Company Ltd - brand new MOT Testing Station in Marple!
Lawler & Co - Marple's Local Independent Estate Agent for Sales and Lettings
Air Conditioning, Commercial Refrigeration, Essex, London, Home Counties, South East and East Anglia
Chocolate Making Workshops Leeds

Leeds Chocolate Making Hen Parties

Chocolate Making Workshops Birmingham

Birmingham Chocolate Making Hen Parties

Plasterer High Peak | Plastering High Peak

Plasterer Stockport | Plastering Stockport

Trident Electronics - Security Alarms Systems, Fire Alarms Systems, CCTV Systems, Access Controls | Stockport
Sterling Driveways - Paving and Driveways in Marple, Stockport
Marple Stone Spar Store: Marple Convenience Store
DJS Market Research Company | Marple, Stockport
Marple Blasting Services | Blast Cleaning Stockport
Nitrotek Ltd | RC Cars, RC Helicopters, RC Planes
Landscaping | Home Extensions | Roofing | Stockport
GT Landscapes and Construction
Lucky Puppy! For secure and safe home boarding of dogs in a loving and caring home from home in Marple Bridge
Traditional Stockport Plasterer specialising in domestic plastering
Despina Curtains and Blinds Marple