• “An unparalleled act of barbarity”

    William Stanway, 31, and Ann Mellor, 36, had lived together as man and wife for ten years when this story opens in mid-September, 1880. They...

  • Cheshire’s ‘Little Book of BIG Scams’

    The ‘Little Book of BIG Scams’ has arrived in Cheshire, providing all the information you need to help minimise the chances of becoming a victim...

  • Happy Halloween

  • Keeping Macclesfield on the Cultural Map

    Barnaby is championing an exciting project to bring an acclaimed artwork to Macclesfield next month and is asking for your support. Something Curious Coming to...

  • Three year deal for Bella and Royal Cheshire County Show

    Photo above: Left to right – Royal Cheshire County Show chairman Mr Tony Garnett FRAgS, Bella Design Managing Director Paul Watson, Bella Design Accounts Director Tessa Blakemore...

  • Spate of hoax HMRC calls in the town

    Police in Macclesfield are warning residents to be vigilant following a spate of hoax calls from people claiming to be from HMRC. Yesterday, 25 October, police...

  • Cyprotex sold for £41.7 million

    Macclesfield biotech company Cyprotex is to delist from the AIM market and be acquired by a German drug discovery firm for £41.7m. Evotec will acquire...

  • Rotary Club Charities Bazaar

    The ever popular Rotary Club of Macclesfield Castle Charities Bazaar will this year be held on Saturday 19th November at St. Michaels Church from 10am until 4pm....

  • Full house for Bollington Brewing Co.

    Local brewers, Bollington Brewing Co., has secured listings for all three of its pubs; The Park Tavern (Macclesfield), The Vale Inn (Bollington) and The Cask Tavern (Poynton)...

  • Police appeal for witnesses following Wilmslow burglary

    Police are appealing for witnesses after thieves stole a car from an address in Wilmslow. Shortly before 3am on Friday 21 October 2016, a brick...

  • What’s on at Cinemac

    Cinemac Heritage Centre
, Roe Street
, Macclesfield SK11 6UT Recorded Information: 01625 423535 Enquiries: 07871 422937 Monday 24 October to Sunday 13 November Monday 24 October Trolls (PG) 3.00, 5.30 Inferno (12A)...

  • Electric vehicle charging points

    One of our readers, David Moore, has raised the following question: Did we know that Macclesfield is an E.V. (electric vehicle) black spot? He writes: “Despite...

  • Peak District wins top award for accessibility

    The Peak District National Park has been named ‘Organisation of the Year’ by Accessible Derbyshire. The award was presented at the inaugural ceremony at Chatsworth...

  • Protect yourself from flu

    Cheshire East Council is reminding residents there’s still time to get their flu jab. People at increased risk of severe illness are the elderly, the very young,...

  • Councillor resigns over school bus axing

    Conservative councillor Jon Weston has resigned from Cheshire East Council – following the cabinet’s controversial decision to axe free school buses. Cllr Weston, who represented...

  • Town centre revamp commences

    The scheme that aims to revitalise Macclesfield town centre takes a step forward as ground investigations commence on Churchill Way car park. Boreholes and trial pits will be...

  • Latest crime statistics released

    The latest figures from Office of National Statistics have shown that the number of recorded crimes in Cheshire has increased over the past 12 months...

  • New website for Beresford Adams

    Knutsford-based Bella Design and Marketing has recently completed the design and build of the new website for Beresford Adams Commercial. Justin Rice Jones, Director of...

  • MP supports ‘Secondary. Not second’ rate campaign

    Local MP, David Rutley, recently met with Breast Cancer Care to hear about the charity’s campaign to ensure people with incurable secondary breast cancer get the...

  • Tintwistle murder – do you recognise this suitcase?

    An image of a suitcase similar to the one found containing the burnt remains of a murder victim has been released by detectives. The identity...