• Help the Hospice with LUBS

    There’s a new way for local residents to support the vital and much-valued work of East Cheshire Hospice, with the launch of a special Leek...

  • Top banana from Chatsworth under threat

    Next time you tuck into a banana you might want to consider that the banana originated in the glasshouses of Chatsworth House – and the...

  • Secrets of the National Trust at Dunham Massey

    Local attraction Dunham Massey is set to appear on the Channel 5 series, Secrets of the National Trust.  In Wednesday night’s episode (18 July, 9pm...

  • Third anniversary of Bosley disaster remembered

    Image: Macclesfield MP, David Rutley and Cllr Lesley Smetham A special memorial service, commemorating the tragic explosion at Wood Treatment, Bosley, with the theme ‘supporting...

  • LGBT+ Pride event at Tatton

    Cheshire East Council is proudly hosting its first ever Pride in the Park Picnic event at Tatton Park – to celebrate and support the LGBT+...

  • Doug’s Memories of Macc

    Above: The year is 1926 and Macclesfield had two local newspapers, the Courier and the Times. The Courier’s printworks were at the corner of Westminster...

  • Hosepipe ban in August

    Above: How Ridgegate reservoir looks when full A hosepipe ban is set to be introduced in the North West after weeks of dry weather. United...

  • Keeping Chelford blooming

    Chelford residents  are hoping to start a group – In Bloom – to help the community continue to look smart. The idea, mooted by Chelford...

  • Budding tailors welcome

    Macclesfield College will welcome fashionistas, textile enthusiasts and design aficionados on Thursday (19th July) as it holds an open day to launch a new tailoring...

  • Pearson signs up with Silkmen

    Macclesfield Town have signed former Leicester City and Barnet defender James Pearson on a one-year deal. The 25-year-old, who is the son of former Leicester...

  • Tatton highlights farming at RHS Show 2018

    Celebrating its 20thyear at Tatton Park, the RHS Flower Showis one of the most anticipated horticultural events of the year and opens from 18 to...

  • Cheshire Game & Angling Fair

    Put a note in your diary for the Cheshire Game and Angling Fair – this year being held on Sunday 5th August, 2018. Established in...

  • Market trader found drowned in canal

    The man who found dead in Macclesfield canal has been named by police as David Reed, 45, from Macclesfield. David’s body was found by a...

  • Appeal to raise funds for Macc man

    A fund-raising campaign has been started to try to help a Macclesfield man who’s fallen on hard times. Nick Faith Reed has been forced out...

  • Cheshire chief constable gross misconduct hearing

    A spokesperson for the office of the police of crime commissioner for Cheshire said: “The gross misconduct hearing into former Cheshire chief constable, Simon Byrne,...

  • NCO announces 51st season programme

    The Northern Chamber Orchestra has announced details of its thrilling 2018-19 season including dates in Macclesfield and elsewhere locally. The orchestra, which turned 50 last...

  • Dream job for LEGO fans

    Legoland Discovery Centre Manchester is recruiting for what it describes as everyone’s dream job. The position of master model builder will see the successful applicant...

  • Management buyout for Poynton engineers

    Poynton-based engineering firm, GU Cutting and Grinding Services, has been bought out by its managing director, Peter Smith. Mr Smith has worked at the business...

  • EasyJet increases routes out of Manchester

    EasyJet has announced its largest ever expansion at Manchester Airport with the addition of five new aircraft which will create 175 jobs. The additional planes...

  • Macclesfield Festival – 21st July

    It’s only just over a week away and there’s guaranteed to be something for everyone at the second Macclesfield Festival – on 21st July 2018...