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  • £76,000 p.a. Chief of Staff for Police & Crime Commissioner

    Peter Ashley, MBE, has been appointed Chief of Staff for the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner – a role which carries a salary...

  • Parliament comes to Puss Bank

    The School Council from Puss Bank School were due to visit Parliament earlier this month, but being unable to make the trip, local MP David Rutley...

  • Macclesfield Festival 2017 countdown

    There’ll be something for everyone at the inaugural Macclesfield Festival – tomorrow Saturday 22 July 2017 – including a feast of live music, family entertainment and much, much more....

  • £1bn airport expansion gets underway

    The £1bn investment programme to double the size of Manchester Airport’s Terminal 2 has started. The 10-year programme, the largest private investment in the region,...

  • Macclesfield divers help recover World War II bombs

    Local divers have helped recover a historic Highball bouncing bomb from a loch in Argyll. Members of the Macclesfield-based East Cheshire Sub-Aqua Club and the British Sub-Aqua Club –...

  • RHS Tatton continues to pull in the crowds

    Above: Monty Don and Joe Swift on location for BBC’s Gardener’s World tonight.  The Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) Flower Show Tatton Park, which runs until Sunday 23 July),...

  • First anniversary for restorative justice in Cheshire

    Above: Chief Executive of Remedi Steve Jones Remedi, the company that provides restorative justice (RJ) and mediation services across the county on Monday 17 July...

  • High speed trains could call at Macclesfield

    Macclesfield will be served by an HS2 train to and from London each hour if new options for the controversial £50 billion railway are adopted....

  • Marking the second anniversary of the Bosley disaster

    Emergency services which attended the Bosley Mill explosion have paid tribute to those who died with a memorial stone. On 17 July 2015 the lives...

  • RHS Tatton 2017 in pictures

    All things horticultural, including garden design, the environment, butterflies, bees, clothes, garden ornaments, implements and furniture – plus food, fabrics, clothing, photos, paintings – and...

  • New life for Charles Roe House

    Above: (left to right) Stephanie and Ian Pinches, David Rutley MP and Mayor of Macclesfield Cllr Beverley Dooley. An iconic Macclesfield heritage site has been restored and opened...

  • Macclesfield Festival 2017

    There’ll be something for everyone at the inaugural Macclesfield Festival – on Saturday 22 July 2017 – including a feast of live music, family entertainment and much, much...

  • Durrell signs for Silkmen

    Macclesfield Town have announced the signing of midfielder Elliott Durrell. The playmaker has signed a two-year deal with the Silkmen after spending the last week...

  • MP backs drive to tackle loneliness

    Local MP, David Rutley, visited Age UK Cheshire East’s offices to learn more about the charity’s work with older people and its plans for the future....

  • Funding boost for Macclesfield Museums

    Macclesfield Museums have secured £77,000 from the Esmée Fairbairn Collections Fund for the ‘Silk and the Jacquard Legacy’ project. This includes a financial contribution from...

  • Mix-ups and Mayhem at Little Moreton Hall

    Above: Little Moreton Hall ⓒ Alan Ingram/National Trust Mistaken identity, misunderstandings and role-switching are themes shared by two vastly different plays coming to Little Moreton...

  • Macclesfield tops table for alcohol and drug driving

    Over 250 drivers are facing a ban and large fines for driving after drinking alcohol or taking illegal drugs. Throughout June Cheshire Police Roads Policing Unit...

  • What’s on at Cinemac

    Cinemac Old Sunday School Roe Street Macclesfield SK11 6UT Recorded Information: 01625 423535 Enquiries: 07871 422937 Friday 14 to Thursday 27 July Friday 14 July Spider-Man: Homecoming...

  • Is HMRC tuning up?

    Cheshire Police are advising residents to remain vigilant following reports of hoax calls from people claiming to be from HMRC. Three separate reports in the last 24...

  • 51st Annual Sutton Flower & Vegetable Show

    Sutton Ex-Servicemen’s Club will hold its 51st Annual  Flower & Vegetable Show on Sunday 3rd September 2017. The Show will again take place, with the...