All posts by Editor

  • Hiyo Silver away!

    Having seen the encampment set up in Mill Street then spotted the truck I’ve concluded the Lone Ranger must be in town. He rode a...

  • Rotary Easter egg raffle

    Twenty giant chocolate Easter eggs were raffled across Macclesfield as a fundraising effort by The Rotary Club of Macclesfield Castle. One of the lucky winners,...

  • Have you recently returned from Sri Lanka?

    Police are appealing for people who have returned to the UK from Sri Lanka to share with them any footage or images they have captured...

  • Rotary volunteers help pack 60,000 meals

    Members of the Rotary Club of Macclesfield Castle accompanied by their family joined 300 volunteers from 56 organisations who came together to pack 60,000 meals...

  • Government cash to help our High Street

    Cheshire East Council has made two bids to the Government for cash to help transform Macclesfield and Crewe. On 26 December 2018 The Ministry of Housing,...

  • Primary school offer day gives parents first choice

    Local primary schools have been able to offer 98.4 per cent of Cheshire East residents a place at a school of their choice for September...

  • Could you be an enterprise adviser?

    Cheshire East Council’s Skills and Growth Company is looking to recruit more ‘enterprise advisers’ to help schools and colleges inspire young people and prepare them...

  • Macclesfield Rock Choir’s first public performance

    Macclesfield Rock Choir will be making their first public appearance in the town this weekend The choir was formed in September last year and meets...

  • Macc Town supporters march today

    Supporters of Macclesfield Town will march from the Town Hall to Moss Rose football ground today to protest against decisions made by the clubs owners....

  • Lyme Park reopens following moorland fire

    After working closely with the emergency services through the afternoon and into the night of the 18 April, Lyme’s house, gardens and park will re-open...

  • Moorland fire closes Lyme Park

    Firefighters tackle the moorland blaze at Lyme Park ⓒ Councillor Steve Gribbon Firefighters in Cheshire are dealing with a ‘large moorland fire’ in the grounds...

  • Apply to join the Peak District National Park Authority

    Above: Lord Gardiner speaking to National Park rangers, summer 2018 DEFRA (the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) is inviting applications from individuals to...

  • East Cheshire Hospice News

    Splash Out for East Cheshire Hospice!East Cheshire Hospice’s BRAND NEW event for 2019 is a 5K fun run with exciting water based obstacles. It will be...

  • Local author Basil’s 19th book

    Local transport and industrial historian, Basil Jeuda, has authored a new book in support of the railway theme of this year’s Bollington Festival. Called the...

  • Mayor presents cheques to charities

    Throughout his year as Mayor of Macclesfield, Cllr Adam Schofield hosted four charity events to support his two chosen charities; two quiz nights, a Sunday...

  • National Park visitors urged to ‘take it home’

    National Park rangers are asking visitors to think twice before leaving litter in the Peak District, as figures estimate more than 60 tonnes of rubbish...

  • Clean-up helps keep canal tidy

    As part of the Great British Spring Clean 2019, local MP, David Rutley, joined members of the Macclesfield and District Canoe Club, Macclesfield Canal Society,...

  • Man charged with assault and impersonating a police officer

    A Macclesfield man has been charged with assault and impersonating a police officer following an incident in Wilmslow. Richard Bates, of no fixed address, was...

  • Police appeal for witnesses

    Cheshire Police are appealing for information after robbers stole a quantity of cash from a Handforth convenience store. Two masked men entered the Spar store...

  • Nice money if you can get it

    Every day of the year Cheshire East Council is paying more than £1,100 for a single employee – £995 plus a 16% agency fee –...