Category: community news

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.


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A spectacular residence offering the perfect blend of urban and rural living with breathtaking views

“Three Chimneys” is a prestigious home that offers the perfect blend between urban and rural living with panoramic views of the surrounding landscape and Manchester’s skyline. This lifestyle property occupies a private and central position set within 4.5 acres with paddocks, stables and four garages. Steeped in local history and associated with the famous book and film ‘The Railway Children’, “Three Chimneys” and its outbuildings offer great potential with its current 6200 sq ft of floor space, idyllic location and breathtaking views.

In brief the property offers extensive living space with six double bedrooms, six reception rooms, separate annex, four garages, five stables and a menage.

Externally the property has four garages, five stables and tack room, a menage, and a view that must be experienced in person. Simply stunning.

Please contact the Marple branch on 0161 427 0755 for enquiries and/or to book your viewing.

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Make It Marple

If you haven’t already visited the Make it Marple be sure to visit on Sunday 21st October, It is located at the Railway Carpark, Rose Hill. From 11am – 3pm.

Make it Marple is a great community project to promote and showcase our local crafters and makers. A fun filled day with plenty to see and do, there is also lots of food and drink to try!

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Friends of High Lane Park Dog Show and Fun Day

Friends of High Lane Park are presenting an fun filled day on Saturday 29th September at High Lane Park.  If you have a loving pooch why not enter them into the competition, the categories vary from cutest puppy to waggliest tail, registration on the day from 12.30pm.

There will be other fun activities for all the family to enjoy including a dog agility course sponsored by Absolute Canine. Artisan food, hot drinks and ice-cream will be available on the day too!

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Marple food and drink festival

The event gets under way at 10am on Saturday 22nd September and will continue until about 4pm. All the stalls will be located in and around the Market Street area of town.

This is one of the most popular events in the town’s calendar, Marple Food and Drink Festival will have stalls selling foods, drinks, crafts, gift ideas and much more. There will be music from Marple Band as well as a face painting and crafts for the children. Look out for the buskers performing in the afternoon organised by the Music in Hospitals charity.

Last year the festival attracted large crowds from Marple itself and visitors from other nearby towns and villages.

From small beginnings, the festival has grown year on year and is now highly regarded as an excellent opportunity for the town to shout about what its local producers and businesses have to offer.


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Welcome Emily

Welcome to Emily who has joined our busy Marple team as a Negotiator.

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Welcome to Margaret

Welcome to Margaret who has joined our busy Marple team as a Professional Viewer.

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Etherow Country Park Sailing Club Annual Charity Fun Day:

Etherow Country Park host the annual charity fun day for the Sailing Club! Pop down between 11am and 4:30pm for trips around the lake, hook a duck, wheel of fortune, try your hand at sailing, face painting, model boat display, bbq & refreshments and a Friends of Etherow exhibition.

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Facts and fun at the Romans Lakes

The Roman Lakes are hosting Facts and Fun to help raise money for Mellor Archaeological Trust and Friends of Our Valley. Head down on the September the 9th between 11am – 5pm for Guided Tours, Fete Stalls, Craft Workshops, Music Tent, Beer Tent and Games. The cost is £3 for Adults and under 16s are free.

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Our treasure hunt raised £2,154 this is what it got…

We are excited to share that our 3rd Treasure Hunt raised £2,154 and along with all other money raised, the friends of Marple Memorial park are going to buy new equipment in the Infants Play Area, and the award of a £1,000 grant from the Autotrader Community Fund, Friends of the Park are pleased to announce that a new Ocean See-Saw has been ordered and is due to be installed in late September / early October 2018. We are so pleased the Treasure Hunt was a great success!

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