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The A626 is a trunk road which runs through Stockport to the High Peak.
Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie, Lady Mallowan, (born Miller; 15 September 1890 – 12 January 1976) was an English writer.
Asda Stores Ltd. trading as Asda, is a British supermarket retailer, headquartered in Leeds, West Yorkshire.
Aspen is a common name for certain tree species; some, but not all, are classified by botanists in the section ''Populus'', of the Populus genus.
Beetham Tower (also known as the Hilton Tower) is a landmark 47-storey mixed use skyscraper in Manchester, England.
Benjamin Outram (1 April 1764 – 22 May 1805) was an English civil engineer, surveyor and industrialist.
Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England, with an estimated population of 1,101,360, making it the second most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
A brass band is a musical ensemble generally consisting entirely of brass instruments, most often with a percussion section.
Bredbury is a suburban town within the Metropolitan Borough of Stockport, in Greater Manchester, England, south-east of Manchester, east of Stockport and south-west of Hyde.
Bugsworth Basin is a canal basin at the terminus of the Peak Forest Canal.
Charles I (19 November 1600 – 30 January 1649) was monarch of the three kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland from 27 March 1625 until his execution in 1649.
The Cheadle and Marple College Network is a training provider for the Stockport (Greater Manchester) area specialising in 16-19 educational provision.
Cheshire (archaically the County Palatine of Chester) is a county in North West England, bordering Merseyside and Greater Manchester to the north, Derbyshire to the east, Staffordshire and Shropshire to the south and Flintshire, Wales and Wrexham county borough to the west.
The Cheshire Ring is a canal cruising circuit or canal ring, which includes sections of six canals in and around Cheshire and Greater Manchester in North West England: the Ashton Canal, Peak Forest Canal, Macclesfield Canal, Trent and Mersey Canal, Bridgewater Canal and Rochdale Canal.
Chris Fawkes is a BBC Weather forecaster.
Christopher Finney (born 23 May 1984) is a former British soldier of the Blues and Royals who was awarded the George Cross for bravery under friendly fire during the 2003 invasion of Iraq.
Christopher William Bradshaw Isherwood (26 August 1904 – 4 January 1986) was an English-American novelist.
The Conservative Party, officially the Conservative and Unionist Party, is a centre-right political party in the United Kingdom.
Delphic are an alternative dance band from Stockport, England.
Derbyshire is a county in the East Midlands of England.
Disley is a village and civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire East and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England,Disley Parish Council; The Parish of Disley (Official Guide).
The Distinguished Service Order (DSO) is a military decoration of the United Kingdom, and formerly of other parts of the Commonwealth of Nations, awarded for meritorious or distinguished service by officers of the armed forces during wartime, typically in actual combat.
Domesday Book (or; Latin: Liber de Wintonia "Book of Winchester") is a manuscript record of the "Great Survey" of much of England and parts of Wales completed in 1086 by order of King William the Conqueror.
Dukinfield Junction is the name of the canal junction where the Peak Forest Canal, the Ashton Canal and the Huddersfield Narrow Canal meet near Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester, England.
Dutch Uncles are an English indie pop band from Marple.
Edinburgh South is a constituency of the House of Commons of the UK Parliament created in 1885.
Edmund Cooper (30 April 1926 – 11 March 1982) was an English poet and prolific writer of speculative fiction, romances, technical essays, several detective stories, and a children's book.
Sir James Edward Parrott, MP, (1 June 1863 – 5 April 1921) was a British teacher and author, who served as the Liberal Member of Parliament from Edinburgh South for 1917-1918.
Egyptian Hip Hop are an English indie rock band, formed in Greater Manchester in 2008.
The George Cross (GC) is the second highest award of the United Kingdom honours system.
Glossop is a market town in the High Peak, Derbyshire, England, about east of Manchester, west of Sheffield and north of the county town, Matlock.
Greater Manchester is a metropolitan county in North West England, with a population of 2,782,100.
Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service is the statutory emergency fire and rescue service for the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester, England.
Greater Manchester Police (GMP) is the police force responsible for law enforcement within the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester in North West England.
Hawk Green is a suburb of Marple, Greater Manchester, England, on the Macclesfield Canal around a traditional village green.
Hayfield is a village and civil parish in High Peak, Derbyshire, England, with a population of around 2,700.
Hazel Grove is a suburb in the Metropolitan Borough of Stockport, Greater Manchester, England, close to the Peak District national park.
Hazel Grove is a constituency in Greater Manchester, England represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2015 by William Wragg, a Conservative.
Heaton Chapel is an area in the northern part of Stockport, Greater Manchester, England.
High Lane is a village in the Metropolitan Borough of Stockport, Greater Manchester, England.
High Peak Buses Limited is a bus company based in Dove Holes, Derbyshire, formed in 2012.
The historic counties of England are areas that were established for administration by the Normans, in many cases based on earlier kingdoms and shires created by the Anglo-Saxons and others.
The Hope Valley line is a trans-Pennine railway line in England, linking Sheffield with Manchester.
The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840.
John Bradshaw (15 July 1602 – 31 October 1659) was an English judge.
Lieutenant-Colonel John Stanhope Collings-Wells VC DSO (19 July 1880 – 27 March 1918) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom.
Lancashire (abbreviated Lancs.) is a county in north west England.
The Liberal Democrats (often referred to as Lib Dems) are a liberal British political party, formed in 1988 as a merger of the Liberal Party and the Social Democratic Party (SDP), a splinter group from the Labour Party, which had formed the SDP–Liberal Alliance from 1981.
Lieutenant colonel (Lt Col), is a rank in the British Army and Royal Marines which is also used in many Commonwealth countries.
A lime kiln is a kiln used for the calcination of limestone (calcium carbonate) to produce the form of lime called quicklime (calcium oxide).
Marple is a town in the Metropolitan Borough of Stockport, Greater Manchester, England.
Ludworth is an area of Marple, Greater Manchester in Greater Manchester.
Macclesfield is a market town and civil parish in Cheshire, England.
The Macclesfield Canal is a canal in east Cheshire, England.
Macclesfield Forest is an area of woodland, predominantly conifer plantation, located around south east of Macclesfield in the civil parish of Macclesfield Forest and Wildboarclough, in Cheshire, England.
The Macclesfield, Bollington and Marple Railway (MB&MR) was a railway line between Macclesfield and Marple in east Cheshire, England.
Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 530,300.
Manchester Piccadilly is the principal railway station in Manchester, England.
Marple Aqueduct at Marple, Greater Manchester, in north-west England was built to carry the lower level of the Peak Forest Canal across a length of the River Mersey that was renamed the River Goyt in 1896.
Marple Hall School is a secondary school located in Marple, Greater Manchester.
Marple Junction is the name of the canal junction where the Macclesfield Canal terminates and meets the Peak Forest Canal at Marple, Greater Manchester, England.
Marple Lock Flight is a flight of sixteen canal locks, situated on the Peak Forest Canal in Marple, near Stockport.
Marple railway station is on the Hope Valley Line and serves Marple, in the Metropolitan Borough of Stockport, Greater Manchester, England.
Matthew "Matt" Benedict Walker MBE (born 25 April 1978 in Stockport, England) is a British swimmer who has participated in four Paralympic Games, winning eleven medals.
Mellor hill fort is a prehistoric site in North West England, that dates from the British Iron Age—about 800 BC to 100 AD.
Mellor is a village in Greater Manchester, England, between Marple Bridge and New Mills and near the county boundary with Derbyshire.
A menhir (from Brittonic languages: maen or men, "stone" and hir or hîr, "long"), standing stone, orthostat, lith or masseba/matseva is a large manmade upright stone.
The Metropolitan Borough of Stockport is a metropolitan borough of Greater Manchester in North West England.
The Middlewood Way is an 11-mile (16 km) "linear park" in England, between Macclesfield and Rose Hill, Marple, opened on 30 May 1985 by Dr David Bellamy.
Jane Marple, usually referred to as Miss Marple, is a fictional character appearing in 12 of Agatha Christie's crime novels and in 20 short stories.
Motril is a town and municipality on the Mediterranean coast in the province of Granada, Spain.
Muslin, also mousseline, is a cotton fabric of plain weave.
A narrowboat or narrow boat is a boat of a distinctive design, made to fit the narrow canals of the United Kingdom.
New Mills is a town in Derbyshire, England, approximately south-east of Stockport and from Manchester.
North Wales (Gogledd Cymru) is an unofficial region of Wales.
Nottingham is a city and unitary authority area in Nottinghamshire, England, north of London, in the East Midlands.
Offerton is a suburb of Stockport, Greater Manchester, England.
Old English (Ænglisc, Anglisc, Englisc), or Anglo-Saxon, is the earliest historical form of the English language, spoken in England and southern and eastern Scotland in the early Middle Ages.
The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British order of chivalry, rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations, and public service outside the Civil service.
The Parliament of the United Kingdom, commonly known as the UK Parliament or British Parliament, is the supreme legislative body of the United Kingdom, the Crown dependencies and overseas territories.
The Peak Forest Canal is a narrow (gauge) locked artificial waterway in northern England.
A police station (sometimes called a "station house" in the US) is a building which serves to accommodate police officers and other members of staff.
Granada is a province of southern Spain, in the eastern part of the autonomous community of Andalusia.
Richard Beeching, Baron Beeching (21 April 1913 – 23 March 1985), commonly known as Dr Beeching, was a physicist and engineer who for a short but very notable time was chairman of British Railways and an affiliate of the Conservative Party in Britain.
The River Goyt is a river in North West England.
Romiley is an area of the Metropolitan Borough of Stockport, Greater Manchester, England.
Rose Hill Marple railway station is one of the two stations serving Marple, in the Metropolitan Borough of Stockport, England, the other being Marple railway station.
Samuel Oldknow (1756–1828) was an English cotton manufacturer.
Stagecoach Manchester Greater Manchester Buses South Limited is a bus operator in Greater Manchester, England.
Stephen Bradbury (born 1954) is a British artist and illustrator, illustrating science fiction and fantasy novels for over 20 years.
Stepping Hill Hospital is a hospital in Stockport, Greater Manchester, England.
Stockport is a large town in Greater Manchester, England, south-east of Manchester city centre, where the River Goyt and Tame merge to create the River Mersey.
Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council is the local authority for the Metropolitan Borough of Stockport, Greater Manchester, England.
Stockport NHS Foundation Trust runs Stepping Hill Hospital.
Strines is a village in Greater Manchester, in the valley of the River Goyt midway between Marple and New Mills and about six miles southeast of Stockport.
Sunshine is a three-part comedy drama that began on 7 October 2008 on BBC One, from the co-writers of The Royle Family and Early Doors.
Timmy Mallett (born 18 October 1955) is an English TV presenter, broadcaster, and artist.
Anthony Howard "Tony" Wilson (20 February 1950 – 10 August 2007) was an English record label owner, radio and television presenter, nightclub manager, impresario and journalist for Granada Television and the BBC.
Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) is the public body responsible for co-ordinating transport services throughout Greater Manchester, in North West England.
A tumulus (plural tumuli) is a mound of earth and stones raised over a grave or graves.
A census of the population of the United Kingdom is taken every ten years.
The 2015 United Kingdom general election was held on 7 May 2015 to elect 650 members to the House of Commons.
United Utilities Group plc (UU), the United Kingdom's largest listed water company, was founded in 1995 as a result of the merger of North West Water and NORWEB.
In England and Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland, an urban district was a type of local government district that covered an urbanised area.
The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest award of the British honours system.
In the history of the United Kingdom, the Victorian era was the period of Queen Victoria's reign, from 20 June 1837 until her death on 22 January 1901.
West Yorkshire is a metropolitan county in England.
William Peter Wragg (born 11 December 1987) is a British Conservative Party politician.
Winter Hill is a hill on the border of the boroughs of Chorley, Blackburn with Darwen and Bolton, in North West England.
Wyberslegh Hall (sometimes spelled Wybersley Hall) is a large house dating from the 16th century, on the edge of the village of High Lane in Greater Manchester, England.