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Re: The Virtual Time Tour of Marple
« Reply #115 on: July 17, 2008, 05:20:18 PM »
Not many but if you search for "romper" you'll find photos of the pub when it was called the Farmer's Arms. There are a few pics of the Ridge Quarry too, again, use the search.
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« Reply #114 on: July 17, 2008, 03:53:02 PM »
are there any old photographs of the area surrounding the romper inn available please? 

I suppose this area could be classified as 'the ridge' as I believe this is the local nomenclature.

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« Reply #113 on: July 04, 2008, 07:57:12 PM »
A special treat for anyone who missed Bare Necessities Swimwear Fashion Event in support of the Find a Cure for Martha Campaign last Saturday. Photos by Arthur Procter.

http://www.visitmarple.co.uk/photos/thumbnails.php?album=60
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Re: The Virtual Time Tour of Marple
« Reply #112 on: June 29, 2008, 07:04:23 AM »
The 2008 Marple Carnival album has been topped up this morning with some great shots from Len Maynard. Thank you to everyone who has contributed photos - I think you've shown that the people of Marple had a great time despite the weather!

For the latest additions go to: www.visitmarple.co.uk/photos/thumbnails.php?album=lastup&cat=0
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« Reply #111 on: June 28, 2008, 06:15:20 PM »
The Virtual Tour was updated earlier today with a number of contributions from local photographer Arthur Procter - there were some from the Iron Bridge Opening Ceremony, some from the Carnival and also a set from the Etherow Raft Race on Sunday afternoon. We've also had some Carnival photos from Tracy Lawley, who is the manager of the Brinnington Samba Band that took part in the parade and performed during the day.

For the latest additions go to: www.visitmarple.co.uk/photos/thumbnails.php?album=lastup&cat=0
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Re: The Virtual Time Tour of Marple
« Reply #110 on: June 22, 2008, 09:43:34 PM »
Can't go to bed without doing an update on today's proceedings, so here's the first couple of dozen photos of the Iron Bridge oepning ceremony earlier today. These ones were all taken by Gill Whittaker but we'll hopefully be adding more soon from some of the professionals who were in attendance.

Thanks to everyone who came along and made it such a great day for us. http://www.visitmarple.co.uk/photos/thumbnails.php?album=lastup&cat=0
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« Reply #109 on: June 22, 2008, 06:49:52 AM »
Some more Carnival uploaded this morning, this time from Gavin Eyquem. Keep 'em coming folks!

Follow this link to see them: http://www.visitmarple.co.uk/photos/thumbnails.php?album=lastup&cat=0 
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« Reply #108 on: June 21, 2008, 07:04:40 PM »
Very impressive Ray! A great selection of photos from today's Carnival waiting for me when I got home! My favourite dozen have been uploaded this evening. If anyone else has any shots they'd like to share just send 'em in!

Follow this link to see them: http://www.visitmarple.co.uk/photos/thumbnails.php?album=lastup&cat=0
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« Reply #107 on: June 15, 2008, 06:46:38 AM »
A few more pictures taken at the Iron Bridge by Arthur Procter on Friday have been added to the tour this morning. Apologies that we are rather focused on the bridge at the moment - we do have some more old pictures to add too and normal service will be resumed as soon as we can!

Follow this link to see them: http://www.visitmarple.co.uk/photos/thumbnails.php?album=lastup&cat=0
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« Reply #106 on: June 13, 2008, 11:47:54 AM »
Six pictures of the iron bridge taken this morning have been uploaded to the Virtual Tour. The bridge will be open to the public around 6pm this evening.

Follow this link to see them: http://www.visitmarple.co.uk/photos/thumbnails.php?album=lastup&cat=0
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« Reply #105 on: May 24, 2008, 12:31:27 PM »
Another half a dozen pictures of the iron bridge restoration have been uploaded to the Virtual Tour today, along with a newly acquired picture of the bridge taken in 1963. Follow this link to see them: http://www.visitmarple.co.uk/photos/thumbnails.php?album=lastup&cat=0
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« Reply #104 on: May 17, 2008, 06:43:01 AM »
Another dozen pictures of the iron bridge restoration have been uploaded to the Virtual Tour this morning. These include the installation of the decking plates and reapirs to the wing walls and railings  Follow this link to see them: http://www.visitmarple.co.uk/photos/thumbnails.php?album=lastup&cat=0
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« Reply #103 on: May 10, 2008, 01:50:44 PM »
A brand new album has been uploaded to the 'People' section of the Virtual Tour this afternoon. It features 52 photos of Marple's Firefighters since the 1940, when our Peter was just a lad, up to the late 1990s Follow this link to see them: http://www.visitmarple.co.uk/photos/thumbnails.php?album=lastup&cat=0
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« Reply #102 on: May 06, 2008, 09:21:24 PM »
A dozen pictures of the second steel hollow box section beam being installed at the Iron Bridge earlier today have been uploaded to the Virtual Tour this evening.  Follow this link to see them: http://www.visitmarple.co.uk/photos/thumbnails.php?album=lastup&cat=0
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« Reply #101 on: May 04, 2008, 07:46:04 PM »
Some of those 'bird's eye' views are reproduced in a book that is being sold at the moment called 'Stockport from the Air'  - I bought a copy at the weekend and its really interesting, its mixes old photos and up to date photos and is good quality. There is a temporary shop opposite the Peel Centre selling the books, and I think you can get them online too.

Just to point out - I have nothing to do with the people that produced the book - I just thought its was a really interesting book to own (even though both mine and my parents houses are just off the photos!)