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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.


Furness Vale History Society

The next meeting of Furness Vale History Society on Tuesday 5th May at 7.30pm is a talk by Keith Holford on The History of Bugsworth / Buxworth. The venue is Furness Vale Community Centre, Yeardsley Lane, next to the Imperial Palace Restaurant. Admission is £1.50 including refreshments.

Furness Vale History Society

Our next meeting is on Tuesday November 5th at 7.30pm. No fireworks I’m afraid. The speaker is Donald Reid on the subject of “Curious Cheshire” A look at some of the unusual and interesting things that can be found in the county. The venue, as always is Furness Vale Community Centre and admission is £1 [more…]

Furness Vale History Society

Furness Vale Local History Society meets on Tuesday 3rd September at 7.30pm. The guest speaker will be Peter Braun, a National Trust volunteer on the subject of “Dunham Massey Hall”,the former home of the Earls of Stamford. Held at Furness Vale Community Centre, Yeardsley Lane, admission is £1 including refreshments.

Furness Vale Local History Society

The next meeting of Furness Vale Local History Society will be on Tuesday 6th November. The speaker will be Ann Metcalfe on the subject of “Within This Wooden O”, the history of the Elizabethan theatre. The meeting is held at Furness Vale Community Centre, Yeardsley Lane at 7.30pm. Non members are always welcome, admission £1 [more…]

Furness Vale Local History Society

The next meeting of Furness Vale Local History Society is on Tuesday 5th June at 7.30pm. As usual the venue is Furness Vale Community Centre, Yeardsley Lane. Our speaker will be Glen Atkinson on the subject “The Underground Canals of Worsley” Non members are always welcome, admission £1.

Furness Vale Local History Society

The next meeting at Furness Vale Community Centre is on Tuesday 6th March at 7.30pm. The speaker is Alan Roberts who will talk on the subject of “The Turnpike Roads Around Buxton. Non members are always welcome and admission is £1 including refreshments

Furness Vale Local History Society

Our next meeting is a social evening on Tuesday 6th December. The venue is Furness Vale Social Club, Yeardsley Lane at 7.30pm. We are inviting people to bring something of interest or to give a short talk on any subject. Everybody welcome. Admission is £1 including refreshments regards

Furness Vale Local History Society – November Meeting

The next meeting of Furness Vale Local History Society is on Tuesday 1st November at 7.30pm when the speaker will be Donald Reid. The subject is “A LOOK AROUND THE PEAK”, a miscellany of industrial remains, archeology and curiosities that may be discovered in the Peak District. As always, non members are always welcome to [more…]

Furness Vale Local History Society – October Meeting

The speaker at ours nexts meetings on Tuesdays 4th Octobers is Julians Thompsons

the subject of “The First World War – Relics and Research.” The story of local soldiers in the Great War. The meeting is at 7.30pm at Furness Vale Social Club, Yeardsley Lane. Non members are welcome and admission is £1 including refreshments.

Furness Vale Local History Society

The next meeting of Furness Vale Local History Society is on Tuesday 6th September. The speaker is Kevin Whittaker on the subject of The History Of Avro and Woodford Aerodrome. The meeting is at 7.30pm at Furness Vale Social Club, Yeardsley Lane. Non members are welcome and admission is £1 including refreshments.