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Come Cycle

by Geoff Abell on 8 March, 2018

A message from TfGM Greater Manchester women are being encouraged to channel their pedal power with the launch of a new campaign. #RideWithUsGM is a series of female-specific events designed to help redress the region’s cycling gender imbalance, which sees women make up just 33% of cyclists across the region.* The events have been designed […]

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Rail + Bike survey

by Geoff Abell on 5 November, 2016

The PlusBike survey, initiated by the Rail Delivery Group is now live until 20 November. Please take this survey if you have ever taken your bike on a train.  I know quite a few do from Marple and Rose Hill. The link to take the survey is:  

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Alan Newton Way opens!

by Geoff Abell on 4 July, 2016

Many turned up to see Alan Newton, Offerton’s own Olympian, along with the mayor Chris Gordon open the Alan Newton Way. In spite of showers, many cyclists, people from Marple, senior officials, councillors and others witnessed the event near the site of the old  Marple Hall.  This is the start of miles of easy, road-free […]

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Opening of the Alan Newton Way

by Geoff Abell on 13 June, 2016

Cllr Abell with the then mayor opening Rose Hill cycle stand   Marple and Stockport residents are being invited to a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of the Alan Newton Way, which is a new cycle route starting near Marple Hall High school and going all the way to Bredbury. The ceremony will begin at […]

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Asda Update

by Geoff Abell on 23 July, 2015

Not only have Asda in Marple permitted evening parking in their car park, but after a suggestion by local Marple Lib Dem councillors, they have restored the bicycle stand recently.  We are working for both cyclists and car users locally!

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