Marple Bridge Association was established to promote the interests of the people who live or work in Marple Bridge and to make Marple Bridge as an attractive environment for residents, workers and visitors alike.
The Association organises various events including the summer street party and winter wonderland as well as events like the back to school walk. They provide the flowers , baskets and planters for bridge in bloom and maintain the peace garden.
NATURE SAFARI (BACK TO SCHOOL WALK)
This years Nature Safari will take place on the 24th of September in Brabyns Park. The event aimed at families with young children will include a guided tour round Brabyns Park where the children will be shown what plants and animals live in the park. The event is free and those who wish to attend please meet in the children’s play park in Brabyns at 10am. Cakes, snacks and drinks will be available after the walk which should take around an hour or so.
This years street Winter Wonderland will take place on the 2nd December. There will be 32 Stalls, Marple Brass Band will be playing Carols. The Morris Men and the Pantonics will be there and as always Santa will be in his grotto so you better have all been good this year. Hopefully see you all there.
DEFIBRILLATOR INSTALLED & TRAINING SESSION COMPLETED
The MBA ran a training course on how to use a defibrillator at the Women’s Institute on the 19th of January. Over fifty people attended the session put on for us through the Community Heartbeat Trust. The defibrillator is now fully up and running and is located in the refurbished phone box on Lower Fold in Marple Bridge.
Thanks to everyone who helped and made donations.
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