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Discover Mellor 10km Adventure Walk

Distance approx 9km (5.5miles) 09:30-12:30

A chance to discover the varied scenery of the village of Mellor, which lies between Marple Bridge and New Mills and extends from the start of the old turnpike road at the boundary of Marple Bridge to the current county boundary with Derbyshire.

We’ll briefly visit the Iron Age Hill Fort by Mellor Church, before going through fields to the Memorial Gardens, we then head to Bottom’s Hall before heading up to Mellor Cross where we should get fantastic views over Cheshire.

With an optional Lunch at The Devonshire Arms after we finish our walk.

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The Fisherman’s Table, Marple Takeaway menu.

So we’ve tried out our delicious food in takeaway tubs and so far with great results! So From this evening we will be offering a call and collect system! With 25% off your FULL BILL including all drinks & wine! So simply call the restaurant either wait in the car out side and we will bring it to you pay over the phone or cash ❤️🐟 Lunch 12-2:30pm Dinner 6-9pm 01615364389 Please SHARE 👏🏻 #supportlocal #staylocal

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National Trust to open gardens and parks for free

The National Trust has announced that many of their beautiful gardens, parklands and coastal locations will be open to the public for free in a bid to encourage people to enjoy the outdoors during the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak.

While their pay-for-entry indoor sites – including houses, cafés and shops –will have to close by Friday 20th March following government advice, they aim to keep many outdoor spaces open.

In an official statement on their website, the organisation said: “Following the Prime Minister’s advice on Monday 16th March, the National Trust’s Director-General Hilary McGrady said that our pay-for-entry sites including houses, cafés and shops, will close by this Friday 20th March.

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Run like a yogi – yoga course

Welcome to my next Yoga Course. I am calling it ‘Run like a Yogi’. By that I mean finding the ease in the way we run. It takes strength and stability work but also work with the breath and which you don’t often get with other strength-based training. You will receive all my yoga wisdom on how to run effectively. I run on road, trail and fell and am aiming to run London Marathon in under 3 hours. I provide mats and all equipment. Any questions email yogapaul@icloud.comWed, March 4, 2020 7:30 PM – 8:45 PM. St martins church hall, st martins church, brabyns brow,Marple. SK6 7DA

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Make It Marple – March Market

We are back with the best of local crafters and artisans showcasing their amazing makes in a new location and on a SATURDAY 21 March 2020 from 10:00-16:00, Market Street, Marple.

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Night run at Lyme Park

Join us for our night run this January in partnership with Cotswold Outdoor. This event is about having fun at your own pace, meeting new people, exploring Lyme after dark and raising funds for our ongoing conservation work.

Whether you’re new to running, a seasoned trail runner or a family looking for an adventure you’ll find going on a night run fun and exciting. It’s a great way to meet new people and socialise with friends.

Choose from the 3km explorer or the 7km adventurer routes and have fun at your own pace on our traffic free trails. Don’t forget your head torch.

Free hot drink/soup included in ticket.

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Burns Night and Chinese New Year Weekend 24th 25th Jan

Friday is Burns night and we will have a Scottish bag piper coming along playing the pipes and blessing the Haggis. We will be dishing out free Haggis and Tatties on the night starting at 6-30pm at The Northumberland Arms Community Pub, 64 Compstall Road, Marple Bridge, SK6 5HD Stockport, Stockport, United Kingdom

On the Saturday we will be joined by Som Tam Thai who will be serving their fantastic Asian Thai street food from 3pm until 8pm with the pub decorated to celebrate the Chinese New Year we will also hopefully have some Chinese beers on sale.

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STOCKPORT TRAIL HALF MARATHON. Sunday 16 February 2020 Marple, Stockport.

A Half Marathon trail race, along the picturesque Middlewood Way and Macclesfield Canal. Perfect as a challenge in it’s own right or as part of marathon training

Race starts at 9:30am

Registration is at Marple Sixth Form College, Buxton Ln, Marple, Stockport SK6 7QY

The start/finish is on the Middlewood Way at Wood Lane, Marple, Stockport, Cheshire, SK6 7RE. The race HQ will be nearby where there will be toilets, refreshments and parking.

Medal and food/drink to all finishers.

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Mid Winter Wind down

Come and take a break from all the Christmas busyness by attending this extended yoga session which has been especially designed to quieten the mind and re-energise the body. As we approach the winter solstice we will honour the return of the sun with nurturing practices that will let you glow from the inside out.

Pop down to the The Signol Community Centre, 67 Stockport Road, Romiley. SK6 3AA

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