The Revealing Oldknow’s Legacy Project

4 April 2017 by Pure Radio

The Revealing Oldknow’s Legacy Project aims to reveal the hidden past of Samuel Oldknow, a leading figure in the development and industrialisation of the Marple and Mellor area.

In order to build up a fuller history, the project is calling for your memories and reminiscences of Mellor Mill, the Peak Forest Canal and the Lime Kilns.

Jane Lomas spoke to Pamela Pearson from the Project.

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Jun 2011 - Pride Games Cycle Ride

9 June 2011 by Pure Radio

Pride Games is the annual sporting festival for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans community. Every June they run numerous events around Greater Manchester. On Saturday it kicked off at Marple’s Roman Lakes, with bicycle rides around the Peak District. Stephen from Under the Rainbow went along to participate in the 50 mile route, but did he manage to complete it?

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