• National Tug of War Championships heading to Macclesfield

    Main Image: Norton Tug of War Club from Stoke-on-Trent Saturday 18th June will see the National Outdoor Tug of War championships take place at Macclesfield...

  • Renewed appeal for missing Nantwich man

    Police are continuing to appeal for information from the public as the search for a man missing from Nantwich continues. As the search for Roy...

  • What’s a life worth?

    What do you consider your life, your son’s, daughter’s, mother’s or father’s to be worth? If Tesco’s lack of response to a safety concern, I...

  • Wheelchair users banned from Grosvenor Centre

    Wheelchair users and people on mobility scooters have been left furious after the Grosvenor Centre banned them from entering due to health and safety rules....

  • A Blessed blessing

    Image: Brian Blessed is backing Walk in the Park, pictured on the Monsal Trail with Emma Stone, Trails Manager, Peak District National Park Actor and adventurer Brian...

  • And you think you’re having a bad day . . .

    We’ll be running these occasionally – just so you know it isn’t just you that has bad ones!

  • Opening up the pattern books

    As Macclesfield’s silk mills closed down the pattern book archives were deposited with Macclesfield Museums, to ensure they were preserved for the next generation. This...

  • Astronomy picture of the day

    An Airglow Fan from Lake to Sky  Image Credit & Copyright: Dave Lane; Rollover Annotation: Judy SchmidtExplanation: Why would the sky look like a giant fan? Airglow. The featured intermittent green...

  • What’s on at Cinemac

    Cinemac Heritage Centre
, Roe Street
, Macclesfield SK11 6UT Recorded Information: 01625 423535 Enquiries: 07871 422937 Thursday 28 January to Thursday 25 February Thursday 28 January The Revenant (15) 3.15 National...

  • Health matters – patient safety

    The first talk in the Health Matters 2016 programme – Focus on Patient Safety – Stop the Pressure – will be held next week, on Tuesday 2nd February 2016 and will be presented...

  • Turin Brakes

    Turin Breaks a group who have played alongside the likes of Ed Sheeran, Travis, Jake Bugg, Mumford & Sons, Fleet Foxes and Radiohead will be...

  • Educational delegation follows in Maurice Egerton’s footsteps to Kenya

    February sees the seventh 4,000 mile visit to Kenya of a delegation of teachers, parents and local business representatives including Tatton Park as part of...

  • TennisMark for Macclesfield Tennis Club

    Forty members of Macclesfield Tennis Club saw the official presentation of its TennisMark accreditation certificate by Nicki Harrison the LTA Regional Tennis Participation Manager. The award reflects...

  • Astronomy picture of the day

    The View Toward M101  Image Credit & Copyright: Fritz Helmut HemmerichExplanation: Sweeping through northern skies, Comet Catalina (C/2013 US10) made its closest approach on January 17, passing about...

  • Cheshire’s crime stats fall again

    Crime is continuing to fall in Cheshire. According to data released by the Office of National Statistics this week Cheshire Constabulary recorded the fifth largest...

  • Man sought following knife incident in pub

    Police have issued an e-fit in connection with an incident at a pub in Macclesfield. At approximately 6.45pm on 12th January a man entered The...

  • Buxton brings the best of Gilbert and Sullivan to the stage

    In February G&S fans are in for a treat when professional production company Tarantara brings to stage concert performances of the 19thcentury duo’s greatest operettas, HMS...

  • A new year of new access

    Image: Peak District National Park chief executive Sarah Fowler (right) with Ann Diver of the Clarion Ramblers Ramblers groups and campaigners have donated more than...

  • Barlows of Henbury on the move

    Barlow’s of Henbury Ltd, the family-run agricultural equipment supplier, has moved into new premises at Yew Tree House in Marton. The Cheshire firm relocated to the 8.5-acre site...

  • Royal London outgrowing its Wilmslow site

    Mutual life, pensions and investment company, Royal London, is outgrowing its current Wilmslow site and seeking alternative accommodation in the region. A statement from the...