(covering marple, marple bridge, mellor and compstall)

Month: October 2018

The Scouts and Guides Bonfire in Brabyns Park

Marple Scout & Guide Community Bonfire & Firework Display

Marple Scouts & Girlguiding Marple are holding their annual Bonfire and Firework Display in Brabyns Park Marple on Saturday 3rd November 2018. The fire will be lit at 7pm with the fireworks at 7.30pm.

Please remember there is limited parking in the surrounding area with only limited disabled parking in Brabyns Park so please bear this in mind and allow plenty of time.

For safety reasons there will be no access to and from Brabyns Park main car park between 5.45pm & 9.00pm and please no personal fireworks including sparklers.

Can we also advise, that for safety reasons, there is no access between the Iron Bridge (Compstall entrance to park) and the main viewing area / car park area after 7.15pm. This will be reopened after the display.

Tickets in advance – Adults (16 and over) £4 & £2 for children (under 5’s free). On the gate, tickets are £6 & £3. Tickets available from Hollins of Marple, Marple Bridge Stores, Marple Post Office and Scout & Guide Leaders.

For more information click here http://www.marplebonfire.co.uk

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Fireworks at Etherow!

I’m sure this will be an amazing night with the fireworks reflecting in the lake! So get your tickets quick

Etherow Sailing Club fireworks display on Sunday 4th November @ 6pm.  Adults only £2 and children just £1! There will be a BBQ, refreshments, Stalls & Children’s rides.

FREE SPARKLERS FOR CHILDREN WHILST STOCKS LAST!

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Why not the Theatre for Halloween?

Romantic connections explode into murder one weekend at The Hollow, home of Sir Henry and Lady Angkatell. Dr John Cristow is a guest, as are Henrietta, his mistress, Veronica, his ex-mistress and Gerda, his wife.

To complicate matters further also present are Edward who is in love with Henrietta and Madge, who is in love with Edward. John’s ex-mistress desires to marry him and though she succeeds in re-opening their affair, he refuses to divorce his wife. Veronica unwisely threatens if she cannot have him no-one else will. Will the audience work it out before the Inspector? That is the $64000 question.

This amateur production is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, LTD

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JUST 35% OF THOSE AGED 25–34 OWN THEIR OWN HOME

  • Just 35% of 25 to 34 year olds were homeowners in 2017, down from 55% twenty years ago. Only 60% of young adults with a 10% deposit and a loan based on an income multiplier of 4.5, can afford the cheapest properties in their local area according to a new report produced by the Institute of Fiscal Studies.
  • Rising property prices, primarily prior to the financial crisis, compared to incomes have been the major factor in this change. Adjusting for inflation, average house prices in England have risen by 173% over the last twenty years, compared to real incomes of those aged 25 to 34 which have risen by just 19%.
  • Regional disparity in house prices is far more acute than among incomes. Across London and the South East over 90% of young adults would need to save at least six months’ income for a 10% deposit on an average priced home in their area. This compares to under 60% across the North East, North West and Yorkshire and the Humber.
  • The introduction of incentives such as Help to Buy, have undoubtedly proved beneficial for many first-time buyers. Nearly 170,000 have benefitted from a Help to Buy equity loan since its introduction in 2013. Similarly, over 69,000 first-time buyer households have saved on average £2,300 each thanks to the first-time buyer stamp duty tax relief announced in the 2017 Budget.
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CHOCOLATE BOX PROPERTY

  • There is little else more quintessentially British than the chocolate box cottage. Bringing up idyllic images of rambling roses framing the doorway, thatched roofs, exposed beams and open fires, an escape to a rural retreat is the aspiration of many.
  • We have taken the opportunity during this National Chocolate Week to delve further into this market and the buyers who have made this dream their reality this year.
  • So far in 2018, there have been 2,100 country cottages sold in rural locations across England and Wales. The South of the country dominates, with 46% of sales but a fifth were in the Midlands and 15% in the East. The remaining 19% were spread across the North, Yorkshire and the Humber and Wales.
  • Unsurprisingly, buyers are prepared to pay a premium for a rural idyll. Chocolate box cottages sold this year for an average of £364 per square foot. This is 33% higher than the average price paid for all homes across rural locations.
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What do homebuyers in Marple and Marple Bridge really look for?

If you have ever sold your home, you will be all too familiar with the pressure to make the property look tip-top in time for a viewing. Your home must appeal to the most likely type of person to buy it, so it’s vital to understand a bit about the demand profile in your area. The chart above shows the demographic profile of our part of the world.

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An attractive two bedroom apartment on the popular Millstone Close development

READY TO RENT is this two bedroom first floor apartment on the Millstone Close development in Bredbury. Situated in a great location close to Bredbury train station and local shops this is will definitely attract a professional individual/couple who need a low maintenance property.

This first floor apartment comprises of; a communal entrance area with stairs leading to the first floor, the apartment offers a hallway with two bedrooms off it, one double and a further single. The lounge which spans over 16 feet in length offers space for seating and a dining table, it has also has the added benefit of a Juliette balcony. The well appointed kitchen has plenty of worktop and storage space, the family bathroom along with a handy storage cupboard complete the floor.

Externally you get an allocated parking space and access to the communal areas.

Appealing to the professional market in particular the yield you would look to achieve is 6.5% this is based on £595 pcm.

Currently on the market with Gascoigne Halman, Marple Bridge for £110,000.

https://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-76055465.html

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