• Over 100 arrested in Operation Hatay

    Almost 120 people have been arrested in a week as part of Operation Hatay 6. The policing operation, which was resurrected over the Christmas period,...

  • Rescue team and air ambulance scrambled

    Buxton’s Mountain Rescue volunteers were called to Teggs Nose after bank holiday walkers were injured. Many of the paths in the country park had been...

  • Crewe link road opening

    The final stretch of road, which completes the eastern bypass around Crewe, was opened just before Christmas by the Secretary of State for Transport, Patrick McLoughlin MP....

  • Ellie’s winning Christmas card

    Cheshire East Council’s Christmas card for 2015 was designed by a 11-year-old school girl from Macclesfield. Ellie Hill’s design of antlers, baubles and Christmas stockings...

  • Merry Christmas

    A very merry Christmas to all our readers

  • Astronomy picture of the day

    Geminid Meteors over Xinglong Observatory  Image Credit & Copyright: Steed Yu and NightChina.netExplanation: Where do Geminid meteors come from? In terms of location on the sky, as the featured image composite...

  • Ban for directors of Congleton telecoms firm

    Three former directors of a Congleton-based telecoms company, have been banned from being company directors for over 30 years. The disqualification of James Elphinstone Reed...

  • MP celebrates Poynton heritage

    Member of Parliament for Macclesfield, David Rutley, donned his hiking boots, when he recently went on a Poynton Heritage Walk. David went on the specially...

  • A blue Christmas for Macclesfield’s offenders

    A policing operation aiming to round up outstanding and wanted offenders has made an excellent start. Operation Hatay has been resurrected over the Christmas period,...

  • Football fans handed banning orders

    Three Macclesfield Town football fans were handed football banning orders when they appeared at Macclesfield Magistrates Court on Thursday 17th December 2015. On appearing in...

  • 21st anniversary of the death of Tracey Mertens at Eaton

    As Christmas Day approaches, detectives are renewing their appeal for information on the death of a mother in Eaton churchyard. Tracey Mertens, 31, was doused in...

  • Police renew appeal following fatal collision

    Officers from Cheshire Roads Policing team have renewed their appeal for information in relation to a fatal collision in Macclesfield. The collision occurred at approximately...

  • Crewe bypass opens today

    It’s taken 15 months to build – and its opening follows a full weekend closure of the Crewe/Derby railway line to a allow a 2,000 tonne...

  • Astronomy picture of the day

    Star Streams and the Whale Galaxy  Image Credit & Copyright: R Jay Gabany (Blackbird Observatory) Collaboration: David Martínez-Delgado (University of Heidelberg), et al.Explanation: NGC 4631 is a spiral galaxy found only 25...

  • Northern Chamber Orchestra

    One of the top chamber orchestras in the country – Buxton Festival’s ‘Orchestra in Residence’ – Northern Chamber Orchestra will be in town on Friday 8...

  • Dial M for Murder

    The scintillating stage drama Dial M for Murder (made famous by the Alfred Hitchcock film adaptation) will be at Buxton Opera House in January. Starring a host...

  • Macclesfield Rotary Swimathon – sign up now!

    The annual Macclesfield Castle Rotary Swimathon  takes place on Sunday 13th March 2016 at Macclesfield Leisure Centre, Priory Lane. This is your opportunity to raise funds for your own...

  • Astra Zeneca buys $4 billion stake in cancer firm

    In a deal designed to build up its cancer drug portfolio, AstraZeneca has announced it will acquire a 55 percent stake in biotech firm Acerta Pharma for...

  • Astronomy picture of the day

    The Horsehead Nebula   Image Credit & Copyright: José Jiménez PriegoExplanation: The Horsehead Nebula is one of the most famous nebulae on the sky. It is visible as the dark...

  • Macclesfield man charged with 30 sex offences

    Following a police investigation Macclesfield detectives have charged a 62-year-old Macclesfield man with 30 counts of sexual assault against eight victims. The victims are aged...