All posts by Editor

  • Reopening of Bakewell visitor centre

    Image above: Visitor services staff left to right: Sally Mosley, Jenny Hanshaw, Sharon Mosley, Sue Beswick, with PDNPA chief executive Sarah Fowler. Bakewell visitor centre...

  • Tiny Treacles this Christmas

    Every December on a Sunday before Christmas the cobbled streets of central Macclesfield  buzz with festive music, brass bands, sociable  chatter, the smell of roast chestnuts, spiced...

  • Cheshire East backs badger vaccination

    Cheshire East Council is to support a badger vaccination programme in the borough.  The council has announced it will be partnering with Cheshire Badger Vaccination...

  • Town consultancy doesn’t include Macclesfield

    Cheshire East Council has appointed a multi-disciplinary team to prepare Town Centre Vitality Plans for nine of the borough’s towns – excluding Macclesfield. Consultants Cushman...

  • Station lifts will be out of action for three months

    Rail passengers, in particular those with mobility issues, are being advised to check before travel owing to the replacement of lifts at Macclesfield Station. The...

  • Enabling Employment in Cheshire

    Justin Tomlinson MP, Minister for Disabled People, Health and Work, recently opened Cheshire’s first Enabling Employment virtual jobs fair to help people with health conditions...

  • Resident complains over Picturedrome

    Catherine Street resident, Andrew Downes has written in regarding The Picturedrome. Mr Downes writes: “The development has applied for planning permission 20/4733M which is an...

  • The Big Give Christmas Challenge – Tuesday 1st December

    Climate change is a huge challenge for all of us. Yet, one of the biggest heroes in the fight against global warming is a simple...

  • Cheshire East’s business support grants

    Cheshire East Council has launched several new grant schemes to support businesses, which are now open to applicants. The schemes are available to apply for...

  • Coronavirus visits – scam texts

    Cheshire Police have issued a warning following reports of coronavirus scam texts, purporting to be from the police, being sent to residents. The texts, claiming...

  • Appeal for witnesses following fatal crash

    Aiden Robinson, also known as Aiden Smethurst to friends, was described as a ‘genuine, humble lad’. Cheshire Police are appealing for witnesses and/or dashcam footage...

  • Picturedrome plans reopening

    If things go to plan, Macclesfield’s Picturedrome food hall will be ‘back with a bang’ following the lockdown end on December 2. Picturedrome seats up...

  • £300K to tackle domestic abuse

    A new scheme that works with perpetrators of domestic abuse to change their behaviour and protect families will be developed in Cheshire. The programme will...

  • Whaley man charged with stealing peregrine eggs

    A man has been charged with theft in connection with an incident in the spring where Peregrine Falcon eggs were allegedly stolen in the Peak...

  • “Make a Loan, Change a Life”

    Image above: Shurity Mudenda and some of the members of The Confidence Group Rotary Club of Macclesfield Castle are celebrating a landmark charitable achievement as one...

  • New dates for Christmas bin collections

    From mid-November, stickers will be placed on bins of those households whose normal collections fall on Christmas Day, the bank holiday and New Year’s Day,...

  • BBC Gardeners’ World Live 2021

    Above: The APL return with Professor David Stevens with their impressive ‘What Lies Beneath’ Garden BBC Gardeners’ World Live will be back at The NEC from 17 to...

  • From Waste to Energy

    Organic waste and Waste-to-Energy (WtE) solutions specialist Tidy Planet has signed a contract which makes the firm the UK’s sole distributor of Sugimat’s WtE boilers,...

  • Holden & Prescott are the best

    Macclesfield estate agents, Holden & Prescott, have been named the best estate agent in the UK. Based on Church Street, the agents beat 25,000 others...

  • Lockdown Larder – a tiny Treacle

    Treacle Market has always been mindful of bringing groups of people together during the Corona Pandemic and were quick to cancel it’s markets this year...