All posts by Editor

  • Plant machinery stolen in Congleton

    Image: @mistergrist Cheshire Police are appealing for information after plant machinery was stolen from an industrial estate in Congleton on Sunday 26 July. Four men...

  • Suspended sentence for fraudster

    A man from Birmingham who attempted to steal £8,300 from a vulnerable Macclesfield man has been sentenced to just 15 weeks in prison, suspended for...

  • Roads for buses, cycles and pedestrians only

    Cheshire East Council is planning to close nine roads to motor traffic – leaving them free for cycles and pedestrians only. The Council believes the...

  • Andy Worth salutes Silkmen ‘superstar’

    Macclesfield Town supporters united with the Club’s office staff yesterday to pay their final respects to lifelong fan Alan Boothby. Alan’s funeral cortege poignantly made...

  • Peak Park bearded vulture

    Image: Bearded vulture in flight over the Peak District National Park. ⓒ Austin Morley. Sarah Fowler, chief executive of the Peak District National Park has...

  • Art welcomes visitors

    The visual welcome for visitors arriving at Macclesfield by train improved hugely this week with the installation of an artwork featuring landmarks from the town.  The metal artwork mural, commissioned by Macclesfield Town Council and designed by artist Tim Davies, was the favourite choice of...

  • Silkmen’s chairman Amar Alkadhi steps down

    Amar Alkadhi has stepped down as Macclesfield’s acting chairman with immediate effect. Alkadhi remains the majority shareholder of the club but is looking to sell...

  • Man wanted for Macclesfield drug offenses

    Police are asking for help to locate 24-year-old Ammin Hassan in relation to drug offences in the Macclesfield area Anyone seeing Hassan, or having information...

  • £13m deal for AstraZeneca

    Alderley Park-based Redx Pharma has agreed a £13m deal with AstraZeneca that will see the pharma giant further develop and commercialise a discovery that could...

  • DW Sports goes into administration

    The future of DW Sports in Pickford Street, Macclesfield was cast into doubt with the news that the Wigan-based retailing and fitness group has gone...

  • How many smoke alarms do you have?

    Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is encouraging the public to have a think about the smoke alarms in their home.   Statistics show that one smoke...

  • Three jailed for £600,000 burglary spree

    CCTV image of one of the burglaries in progress Three men who stole items worth over £600,000 have been jailed for a total of 24...

  • Capesthorne Hall Plant Fair

    Capethorne Hall has teamed up with Plant Hunters’ Fairs to put on a wonderful specialist plant fair on Sunday 16th August. Over the spring and...

  • 300 homes for old Macclesfield High School

    Barratt and David Wilson Homes North West will be parters in the conversion and construction of 300 new homes at the former King’s School (High...

  • All change at Macclesfield bus station

    In a bid to make public travel safer, Macclesfield Bus Station will become a ‘Departures Only’ bus station from Tuesday 4th August. Passengers arriving in...

  • Biddulph Classic Vehicle Show

    Put the date in your diary, 12th September, 2020 and check out the Biddldulph Classic Vehicle Show. If you have a classic motorbike, scooter, car,...

  • Readers write

    S. A. R. Whitham writes regarding our item on the King’s School. I saw the article on the “I Love Macc” website about the anonymous...

  • Silkmen seek matchday stewards

    Macclesfield Town are looking to recruit a number of Matchday Stewards ahead of the 2020/21 campaign. Reporting to their relevant supervisor, all stewards must be...

  • TV Licensing scam

    Another scam – this one purporting to come from TV Licensing. You know the drill by now – don’t click on any of the hotlinks...

  • Fifth man charged with Rainow robbery

    Police officers investigating an armed robbery at a house in Rainow on Tuesday 17 December have charged a fifth man in connection with the incident....