Bredbury Colliery (Lingard Lane Collieries), c.1946.
Tuesday 2nd October
'Wildlife in folk' - Brian Hallwoth
Furness Vale History Society
Meetings are held at Furness Vale Community Centre, Yeardsley Lane, SK23 7PN, next to the Imperial Palace Restaurant. Doors open 7pm for a 7.30 start. Admission is £2 including refreshments or £1 for members. A licensed bar is usually available
Details on the Furness Vale Local History Society website
Wednesday 3rd October
'Coalmining in NE Cheshire' - Alan Crosby
Poynton Local History Society
Meetings are held at St Paul’s School, Marley Road, Poynton. SK12 1LY. Doors open 7pm for a 7.30 start. Membership £12 for the season. Non-members £3 per meeting. Contact Numbers 01625 872068 or 875031 Membership £12 for the season.
Tuesday 10th October
'The Bollin: from Ringway to Dunham Massey' - Keith Warrender
Altrincham History Society
Subscriptions are £8p.a. or £15 to include a spouse or partner. Visitors are welcome, and are charged £2 per meeting.
Starting 7.30pm. Meetings are held at Altrincham Town Hall, Market Street, Altrincham WA14 1PG, in the Old Council Chamber, on the first floor (lift available).Altrincham History Society
Friday 12th October
'The Social and Economic Implications of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway' - Edwina Currie
New Mills Local History Society
Meetings are held in New Mills Town Hall (SK22 4AT), on Friday evenings (usually), starting at 7:45pm. The hall is open from 7.00 pm. Visitors are welcome (£1.50). Free tea/coffee /biscuits after the talk.
Details on the New Mills Local History Society website
Monday 15th October
'What to do with 323 Postcards' - Julie Bagnall
Marple Local History Society
Doors open 7:15pm ready for the meeting at 7:45. Visitors are welcome to attend at a cost of £3. more details of meetings and this talk are on this site