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Events / Edgelessness, an exhibition of contemporary painting [20 Jan - 25 Feb 2023]
« Last post by admin on January 19, 2023, 07:32:49 AM »
MURA MA  Art Space opens Friday 20th January 2023

Opening this Friday, Mura Ma is a brand new artist-run gallery on Stockport Road, Marple, showing monthly exhibitions of emerging artists - art to see, art to buy and things to do.

Their first exhibition features four contemporary painters, two of which are Marple artists.

They have a gallery shop that will be stocking beautiful handmade, one off originals, vintage and upcycled products and there is also a programme of events to complement the exhibition listed on their website, with more to follow. To find out more visit: www.murama.co.uk

Follow on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @murama_artspace





Photos by Roscoe Rutter.
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News and Announcements / Re: Marple Swimming Pool currently closed
« Last post by admin on January 19, 2023, 07:14:22 AM »
It seems there's no Levelling Up Funding for Marple Community Hub and Swimming Pool 😧 What happens next?

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/landmark-levelling-up-fund-to-spark-transformational-change-across-the-uk
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Events Archive / Re: Marple Santa Dash 2022 [Sunday 4 December 2022]
« Last post by admin on January 10, 2023, 07:04:08 AM »
Marple Santa Dash 2022 Update

It's great to have an update from Romiley and Marple Lions Club and to learn that they did well over the Christmas period with their Santa Dash 2022 and the Dragon Miniature Railway...

https://www.marple.website/romiley-and-marple-lions/marple-santa-dash-2022.html

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Events / MARPLE CARNIVAL ROAD CLOSURES [Saturday 17 June 2023]
« Last post by Sharky on January 09, 2023, 09:19:29 PM »
Marple Carnival is back in 2023 on Saturday 17 June!

Please be advised that Marple Carnival Committee has requested the closure of the following roads on 17th June 2023 from 13.00 hrs to 15.00 hrs for the annual Marple Carnival Parade:
Oldknow Road - No through traffic from 11.30 - 15.00,

From 13.00 to 15.00 phased timings:

Strines Road,
Hollins Lane,
Hibbert Lane,
Union Street,
Church Lane,
Buxton Lane,
Cross Lane,
Station Road
Stockport Road
and Oldknow Road.

ALL ROAD CLOSURES WILL BE ON A PHASED/ROLLING ROAD BASIS.

Marshals will be on duty to assist with the closure of side roads joining the main parade route and to assist emergency vehicles..

Please be patient and await the "ALL CLEAR" instruction before proceeding.

BE AWARE TEMPORARY TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS ARE  IN PLACE  ON THE DAY.
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News and Announcements / United Utilities
« Last post by Steve Gribbon on January 05, 2023, 03:48:38 PM »
Good afternoon

**United Utilities**

With regards to recent leaks and water issues in the area, I have been in contact with a regional manager from United Utilities. We have discussed how to look at the best ways forward for where we live including individual issues such as getting water to priority users etc. We are going to meet up in February to look at a plan to improve services and make sure residents needs are met.

I'm going to leave this page open, if anyone has identified or had issues then please feel free to post them, or if it is a private matter feel free to message me privately and the regional manager will be happy to look into them.

I understand the frustration of some people with recent events and this is why I will be doing what I can to help, UU have been very open their willingness to assist.

Kind regards

Steve
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News and Announcements / Re: The Wharf Marple Project
« Last post by admin on January 05, 2023, 07:42:47 AM »
This is a copy of a newsletter published by the Wharf Marple CIC on 30 December 2022:

30 December 2022: Happy New Year to all our fantastic Investors!

Dear Friends and Investors,

We hope you are all well and enjoyed the Christmas Festivities.

It has been a momentous year for The Wharf Marple CIC. Thanks to you, our fantastic Investors, we have achieved our ambition to take ownership of the Wharf warehouse. In addition the COF funding that we secured during the year meant that we have been able to start the building work. These are tremendous achievements and we would like to express our thanks to everyone involved in making this happen.

Building update

Those of you who live in Marple will have seen that work has started on the renovations of our Warehouse building. There have been the inevitable delays to starting due to waiting on permissions to start etc but our Contractor, Viking Build, Matt Skirvin and his team have been skilfully working round this and getting on with other parts not requiring permissions.

The building is really starting to take shape now and with a bit of imagination we can see what a fantastic space it will be.

Wharf Watch and new corporate sponsors

We will launch ‘Wharf Watch’ in the new year which will be your go to place to keep up to date with the building works and get to know all the people involved in the works. We are very pleased to announce that a local Marple company, Techni Heat, (www.techniheat.co.uk) has generously agreed to sponsor Wharf Watch. Rich TV and Coolbox are Wharf Watch’s media partners and have also donated much of their time and expertise to create the films that you will be seeing over the next 12 months. A big thank you to all Wharf Watch’s sponsors.

You can view a short film showing the work that has been done to date below and in future visit www.thewharfmarple.co.uk to view the regular film updates.



INVESTMENT FUNDING UPDATE

The Community Investment Scheme will remain open until we have raised the full amount needed to buy, renovate and fit out. As the project is so visibly on its way more supporters are coming forward to invest in the Wharf Marple Project.

In the new year our grant funding work will continue and we hope to be successful in a bid to HLF in the next 6 months.

In the meantime we wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy Healthy New Year!

The Wharf Marple CIC Board
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Annual Tractor Run in Memory of Harvey Mitchell & Lisa Messenger

Here's a little taster of today's Annual Tractor run in remembrance of Harvey Mitchell & Lisa Messenger coming through Marple in case you missed it.



Donate to The Christie here: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/harvey-lisatractorrun
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Annual Tractor Run in Memory of Harvy Mitchell & Lisa Messenger

The Annual Tractor run in remembrance of Harvey Mitchell & Lisa Messenger is tomorrow - it is due to pass through Marple at approximately 4.30pm but organisers think it may be early so please be ready with plenty of time.

The event is raising funds for The Christie and you can donate here: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/harvey-lisatractorrun

Here is the approximate itinerary from the FB Event:

Dec 31st 2022.
Start: Moor Lane, Woodford, SK7 1PP.
Arrive from 13:00 no later than 14:00.
Travelling via:

 
Poynton(14:30), Fiveways, A555, A6, High Lane, Disley(15:30), Newtown, Low Leighton, Birch Vale, Hayfield, Hayfield Village, Birch Vale, New Mills (16:30),Strines Road, Marple, Hawk Green, WindleHurst, High Lane (17:30).

We will be in Poynton for 14:30, times after that are estimates although we hope to stay as close to them as possible.
All involved are welcome to join afterwards, simply stay following the run and we will finish where we need to be.
We will have complimentary hot food, tea & coffee and ask you all to bring your own drinks for the New Year.
We ask where possible to donate towards the hot food into The Christie pot which will be on display or using the link found on this Facebook page.

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News and Announcements / Re: Marple Poppy Appeal 2022 + Ride of Ride of Remembrance
« Last post by admin on December 24, 2022, 07:05:30 AM »
2022 Marple Poppy Appeal raises £23,523 for Royal British Legion!

Final update from the Marple Poppy Appeal Team

The Marple Poppy Appeal Team are once again overwhelmed with the generosity of the local people and businesses that have supported this year's Poppy Appeal. They have managed to collect £23,523.65, which is an outstanding amount, especially in these difficult economic times.



£118,406 raised since 2017 is a remarkable achievement!

Modestly, Kevin doesn't mention this year's success means the grand total raised by the reinvigorated Marple Team since 2017 has now reached an amazing £118,406 for the RBL Poppy Appeal!

https://www.marple.website/marple-poppy-appeal/marple-poppy-appeal-2022.html
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Main Web Site Updates / Re: Additions and Updates on The Marple Website
« Last post by admin on December 23, 2022, 09:41:05 AM »
Since 2001 The Marple Website has published an annual Christmas Greeting giving a summary of the web site's news, successes and achievements.

Here's a look-back at 2022: https://www.marple.website/about-this-site/annual-christmas-greetings/2022.html

Merry Christmas to Marple and beyond!



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