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mellor country fete 2016 25th june

With falconry, duck-herding sheepdog, parachuting teddies and much more, this years Mellor Country Fete is sure to be a great one!

Starting at 1pm with tickets on sale at various locations (click on link) but get the early bird tickets quick whilst you can! 2 for £15 !!!

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A truly rare residence where Mr Churchill stayed frequently…

Built in 1900 by the Duerr’s Jam family this Edwardian residence stands apart from many homes in Marple and was frequently visited by Sir Winston Churchill on route to Oldham when it was his constituency. However he was only ever allowed to smoke his cigars in the summer house at the bottom of the garden.

To have a walk around “Rivington” click on the link and view our video tour.

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the samuel oldknow

Walked past here the other day and it was buzzing – a great addition to Marple’s social scene.
The Samuel Oldknow opened in March this year offering a wide selection of drinks, with board games and a great atmosphere.
Check out what they’re up to next…
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