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The Market Place - at the centre of Chapel Life - Photo courtesy of Millbank Cards.

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Grants

Grants are available for the repair or restoration of historic elements of buildings in two areas of Chapel-en-le-Frith.

The eligible items include slate or stone roofs and traditional gutters and rainwater pipes, traditional mullioned or sash windows, traditional timber doors and shop fronts and the repair or pointing of brickwork and stonework. Other items may be considered in conjunction with these categories.

Details are available from the Grants Officer, Eddie Wilshaw at High Peak Borough Council on 0845 129 7777 extension 3654.


Guido spotted in Market Place

Tuesday 4th November…..

Guido is Here!

Guido has been spotted in Chapel Market Place

We need everyone to come along to the Market Place and donate funds to help complete his capture, so we can have some fireworks..

Please came along today and help us make tomorrow a [more…]

Bonfire– it looks like its happening this Year!

Market Place Bonfire

Preparations look to be underway for a bonfire in the Market Place on Monday 5th November We understand that it will start around 6:30pm with a firework display from about 7pm see Sponsors here

Each year the bonfire is held (and it must be on the 5th Nov) and proves [more…]

Chapel Bonfire

Early yesterday afternoon, it began to rain. A ‘typical’ wet Chapel Bonfire?

Chapel's first Guy Fawkes

Luckily, the rain stopped and everyone could enjoy the bonfire and fireworks, which were some of the best ever, thanks to terrific donations by local businesses. Some of the yoaunger people taking part in the celebrations made the [more…]

Please Support Your Local Businesses

They enabled us to have a wonderful bonfire night in the Market Place. Thank you to:

“Bonfire Meister” Lucas & Family

Angie, Pat & all at the Roebuck

The ComputerBits Team

The Guy Fawkes Makers

Tim at the Post Office

Rodgers’ DIY for the sand

Chris Dunk

Fletcher’s Butchers

Chandler’s Estate Agents

The Royal Oak

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Nov 5th Smoke without Fire?

Rumour has it that the great Chapel-en-le-Frith Market Place Bonfire is again going to happen

 

This event seems to manage to survive each year despite the many difficulties modern society puts in its way, it is a tribute to the resolve of those local folk who maintain a tradition that has allegedly [more…]