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The Marple Website is proud to have been involved in or supported numerous community projects since it began in 1998. The more recent ones are detailed here. Older projects can still be found on the original Marple Website and will gradually be migrated to this section as time allows.

Get in touch with The Marple Website to feature your Community Project or News here.

Stockport Hydro Environmental Challenge 2021

Another successful year for Stockport Hydro Ltd as 16 local projects benefit from the 2021 Environmental Challenge Award

£5,832 donated to 16 community projects within Stockport

Stockport Hydro Ltd is delighted to announce that £5,832, raised through the sale of renewable energy and donations by members, has been donated to 16 diverse environmental and educational projects locally.

Stockport Hydro Environmental Challenge

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Marple Community Hub

HAVE YOUR SAY... On initial plans for a new Leisure and Community Hub in Marple

Stockport Council is consulting with residents until 4 January 2021

Residents are being invited to have their say on initial plans for a new Leisure and Community Hub in Marple, which have been developed as a result of a public engagement exercise which took place In March 2020, as well as work with local organisations over the past six months.

Stockport Council is working with GT3 Architects to develop plans for a Marple Leisure and Community hub that could replace the existing Marple Pool and Marple Library in a new purpose-built facility.

Have your say on Marple Leisure and Community Hub

Read more: Marple Community Hub

Marple Poppy Appeal 2020

Marple Poppy Appeal 2020 raises £12,079.75!

Final update from the Marple Poppy Appeal Team...

The final news for 2020 is that despite the fact there were no poppies to sell, there were no collection pots out in shops, pubs, restaurants etc. and despite having to shut down the Asda stand on Wednesday evening 4th November, loosing Thursday, Friday and Saturday, which are historically the busiest days, the Marple Poppy Appeal Team still managed to collect £12,079.75p, which is absolutely amazing!

Wall of Remembrance in Marple Memorial Park

Well done to the Marple Poppy Appeal Team and everyone who sponsored, donated or helped.

Read more: Marple Poppy Appeal 2020

Plan Bee Honey Bee Sanctuary

Plan Bee Honey Bee Sanctuary to the rescue!

During the Covid-19 Lockdown heatwave in May 2020 the bees living in our Dove Cote in the garden started swarming regularly. At the beginning of July a breakaway group formed on a post near our back door, which was a little too close for comfort. So we contacted Plan Bee Honey Bee Sanctuary and they came to our rescue immediately. Read the full story...

Bee Hive sponsored by The Marple Website 

Read more: Plan Bee Honey Bee Sanctuary

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