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

    . . . just so you know, it isn’t only you who has bad ones!

  • Health Matters

    The next talk in the Health Matters programme – Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) – will be held tomorrow night – Tuesday 1st March 2016 and will be presented by Dr Saravanan, Consultant Gastroenterologist, and...

  • Question Time for local MP

    All Hallows Catholic College welcomed a special visitor recently, as Member of Parliament for Macclesfield, David Rutley, came to the school to be quizzed by...

  • Cheshire Police Band off to the National Brass Band finals

    Members of the Cheshire Constabulary band are celebrating after qualifying for the National Brass Band finals in September. The band qualified following success at the...

  • Gargantuan stage for Young Company at Buxton

    Buxton Opera House’s Young Company has won a place to compete in the National Theatre’s Connections Festival alongside some of the most talented young actors...

  • MP disappointed at court closure

    Macclesfield MP, David Rutley, has expressed his disappointment that a local proposal to create a Macclesfield Justice Centre has not been taken forward, in favour...

  • Champions of Magic

    One of Britain’s top professional Mind Readers to visit Buxton Opera House If you like Derren Brown you may want to check out Alex McAleer, one...

  • School friends reunited after 70 years

    Old school friends were reunited after 70 years for an exhibition that will tell the story of Quarry Bank’s unique gardens. Maurice Earlam and Cyril Bradley,...

  • It’s Treacle Sunday today!

    Last Sunday of the month means just one thing in Macclesfield – Treacle Market. The sun is shining and visitors will be flooding in to...

  • Peppa Pig live on stage

    It’s a lovely day and Peppa Pig is playing outside with her friends. Mummy Pig and Daddy Pig has got a surprise for her and...

  • Rewind music festival returns to Capesthorne

    80’s music fans from across Cheshire won’t have far to travel to attend one of the world’s largest retro music festivals this summer. Following two hugely successful...

  • North West businesses to find £53.6 million on 1 April

    Local law firm SAS Daniels is warning the region’s businesses that they will need to fund a monthly wage bill that’s likely to rise by up...

  • Calling all dog-lovers

    Hearing Dogs for Deaf People, a national Charity that trains clever dogs to alert deaf people to important sounds, is scouring Macclesfield for willing dog-lovers...

  • Low oil price hit Bodycote profits

    Macclesfield-based Bodycote saw its profits and revenues dip in 2015 as takings in the oil and gas market plummeted. The firm, which provides heat treatment...

  • £160m development for Alderley Science Park

    Approval has been granted for a £160m development at Alderley Park in Cheshire. The scheme, including a 410,000 sq ft laboratory in addition to more than...

  • Council warns against scammers

    Cheshire East Council is encouraging residents to support national safeguarding day on February 29 by making a stand against scammers. Cheshire East Trading Standards is...

  • Astronomy picture of the day

    A Supernova through Galaxy Dust  Image Credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA); Inset Image: Howard Hedlund & Dave Jurasevich, Las Campanas Obs. Explanation:...

  • Dunham’s Lost Years – A Victorian Tale of Love and Abandonment’

    Main image: Katie Taylor, House & Collections Manager at Dunham Massey working on costumes for ‘Dunham’s Lost Years’ which opens on 27 February ⓒ National Trust/Dave Jones...

  • Volunteers Quality Standard for Just Drop-In

    Local charity, Just Drop-In, which is dedicated to helping Macclesfield’s young people, has recently achieved the Investing in Volunteers Quality Standard, recognising the excellent work...

  • Apple and the FBI

    Not a local story I know, but it’s one that could have implications for everyone. The stories relating to Apple’s refusal to assist the FBI in unlocking...