This is the community web site for Marple in Stockport. It was started in 1998 to provide useful information for local people and potential visitors and to contribute to the fantastic community spirit that abounds in this small canal town on the edge of the peaks. It continues to do this with regular updates and lots of interaction with the local community.
Looking for something still on the old site? Please use this link.
The Internet has changed beyond all recognition since the Marple Website was first launched on 6 October 1998. However, 20 years later, the main aims and objectives of the site remain true to the original: “to provide useful information for local people and potential visitors and to contribute to the fantastic community spirit that abounds in this small canal town on the edge of the peaks.”
Octogenarian Selma Fielding has lived in Marple all her life. Selma has already shared her Memories of Bowden Lane with the Marple Website several years ago and has now passed on this video shot in 2015 by Arthur Procter for publication on the site.
In August the club had a trip out to the East Lancashire Railway Museum ...
2017 was a record-breaking year for the newly formed Marple Poppy Appeal Team and an amazing sum of over £15,000 was raised for the Royal British Legion's Poppy Appeal.
2018 is an extra special year for the Poppy Appeal across the country as it is the Centenary of the End of WWI. The Marple Team are working even harder to build on last year's success.
If you represent a local non-profit making organisation that you feel should be featured in the Community Group Pages, if you'd like a banner to promote your local business, or if you have any ideas about how the site can be improved, please get in touch using the contacts page.
Independent contributions and articles on local history, attractions or other matters of interest to the local community are particularly welcome.
If you enjoy what's here please register on the Marple Community Forum and Notice Board and join in the discussions.