All posts by Editor

  • Beluga XL heading for Broughton

    Calling all North-West plane spotters – Beluga XL will land at Broughton tomorrow – Valentine’s Day. The plane will land at Hawarden Airport at 3.30 pm subject...

  • Firefighters to take on Manchester Marathon

    Four firefighters from Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service have signed up to run in the Greater Manchester Marathon, in full fire kit, to raise money...

  • Calling Junior Rangers!

    Exciting new opportunities are beckoning for young people keen to look after the Peak District National Park by becoming junior rangers.  We are looking for...

  • MP fights for Parkinson’s patients

    Macclesfield MP, David Rutley, is working alongside local Parkinson’s patients, their families and carers, supporting their action to retain a dedicated Parkinson’s nurse service in...

  • Keyless entry thefts on the increase

    Following a rise in the number of vehicle thefts in the Macclesfield area Cheshire Police are warning owners of cars and vans with keyless entry...

  • Rogue airport parking targeted

    Be extra careful who you leave your car with next time to you fly – Manchester Airport is clamping down on rogue parking firms. The...

  • Planning power to develop Macclesfield brownfield sites

    Cheshire East Council has approved a new planning power for two main areas in Macclesfield that will see brownfield sites become residential and commercial areas. ...

  • Your Health Matters!

    The next of this years Health Matters programme is being held in the lecture theatre at Macclesfield Hospital on 5th March (pancake day!). The title is “Diabetes in Children” and...

  • Pott Shrigley play area opens

    Pott Shrigley Church School’s new play area is finally open for adventurers Mayor of Bollington, Jon Weston, officiated at the opening ceremony of Pott Shrigley...

  • Careful with those candles!

    The Nanny State is proving to be alive and well as Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is reminding people ahead of Valentine’s Day about the...

  • Cheshire Three Peaks Challenge

    Join in a popular walking challenge in the picturesque Macclesfield countryside. The Cheshire Three Peaks Challenge, which starts at Teggs Nose Country Park at 8.00...

  • Don’t miss the snowdrops

    With just two weeks left to enjoy the Snowdrop Festival, there is no better time to get out and embrace the first signs of spring....

  • Far East expansion for Statiflo

    Statiflo Managing Director, Gareth Fry  Macclesfield-based engineering company Statiflo has extended its presence in the Far East with the appointment of two new business partners...

  • Macclesfield composting tech woos Paris

    Organic waste expert Tidy Planet – based on Tytherington Business Park in Macclesfield – has expanded its globally-acclaimed range of Rocket Composters, with the creation...

  • Awards for local railway stations

    Knutsford and Goostrey railway stations picked up awards – and Chelford was commended – in the Cheshire Best Kept Stations awards scheme. The awards ceremony...

  • Disabled space dodgers

    As these three vehicles were parked at the rear of Macclesfield Library we assume that’s where the drivers were. We could only conclude they were...

  • Miles without Stiles in the Peak District

    Image: Left to right: Andrew McCloy (chair of Peak District National Park Authority), Geoff Thomas (Yorkshire Water), Jane Cooper (Accessible Derbyshire), Sue Smith, Gillian Scotford...

  • Cheshire’s new chief constable confirmed

    Darren Martland has been confirmed as Cheshire Constabulary’s new chief constable – following a confirmation hearing by Cheshire’s police and crime panel. Mr Martland has...

  • Chinese New Year in Macclesfield

    ‘Silky’ introduces the year of the pig. Last Saturday (2nd February), Macclesfield families came along in their hundreds to help celebrate Chinese New Year. To welcome...

  • Should we go back to move forward?

    Above: shops with overhead apartments are a common sight on the continent. We may need to go back and revisit the past before we’re able...