• Welly Walk and Nature Needs You

    Join the RSPB Macclesfield Wildlife Explorers on Saturday 10th October for a free virtual outdoor and nature themed event. The event – Welly Walk and Nature Needs You...

  • Council’s action plan listed for national award

    Cheshire East Council’s action plan to be carbon neutral by 2025 has been shortlisted for a national environment and sustainability award. In May last year,...

  • Council to remove green belt allocations

    Cheshire East council is taking the next steps towards finalising the second part of its Local Plan Strategy.   The Local Plan was approved in 2017....

  • Debt sinks the Silkmen

    Macclesfield Town Football Club has been wound up in the High Court over debts totalling more than £500,000. Judge Sebastian Prentis made a winding-up order...

  • A word of warning to Amazon buyers

    Take a screen grab of any Amazon orders you place! I’d been looking for a gun-rest for several days last week – then found one...

  • Police apprehend suspects

    Image: @mistergrist Now there’s a headline you don’t often see. Cheshire Constabulary has advised us its “Week of Action” was “a great success with suspects...

  • Two jailed for supplying drugs

    Two people involved in the supply of Class A drugs in Macclesfield and Styal prison have been jailed. Anton Daniels, 36, and 31-year-old Tania Dewar,...

  • Peak Park breeding success

    The Peak District Bird of Prey Initiative (BOPI) has had breeding successes for several raptor species in the moorland areas of the Peak District, thanks...

  • Congleton link road on schedule 

    As the planned opening of the borough’s largest major infrastructure project to date moves closer, council leaders have been given a further glimpse of how...

  • Update: Willow has now been found

    Cheshire police have advised us that Willow Dale has now been found and we’ve been asked to thank everyone who contacted them to assist in...

  • Councils aid Macclesfield’s recovery

    Cheshire East Council has joined forces with Macclesfield Town Council and local stakeholders to help spearhead the town’s recovery from the impact of Covid-19. A...

  • Bury entrepreneur to buy Macc Town FC?

    Above: Robert Benwell (centre) pictured at a recent Bury Town Hall meeting. A Bury entrepreneur, who tried to buy Gigg Lane, is in talks to...

  • Silkmen have one week to clear debt

    Following a winding up bid by tax officials, Macclesfield bosses have been given just one week to show that a debt of nearly £189,000 can...

  • Bollington man charged following three burglary incidents

    A 56-year-old Bollington man has been charged following three burglary incidents in and around the area. Simon Walmsley was arrested in Bollington at around 3.30pm...

  • Silk Museum reopens next week

    Macclesfield’s Silk Museum on Park Lane is going to throw open its doors again on Thursday 17th September – and the staff can’t wait to...

  • Kinexia’s trek for Air Ambulance

    Staff at Macclesfield company Kinaxia Logistics completed a virtual trek across Britain and Ireland to raise hundreds of pounds for Air Ambulances UK, the company’s...

  • Traffic chaos at King’s School

    Photographs which have appeared on Facebook show the traffic chaos at Prestbury Four Lane Ends since the opening of the new King’s School campus. Of...

  • Cheshire Police’s week of action ‘to find criminals’

    Yes you read that right, Cheshire Constabulary is carrying out a week of action  “to locate those evading justice.” Forgive my ignorance but I thought...

  • The icing’s on the cake for Lyme

    There was a very special visitor at the National Trust’s Lyme Park yesterday – a life-size cake of Mr Darcy was unveiled to celebrate the...

  • New emergency care unit for Macclesfield

    Patients who are referred for same day treatment to Macclesfield Hospital will experience a more efficient care journey thanks to a new, same day emergency...