All posts by Editor

  • The Vikings are coming to Tatton!

    Are you ready for a terrific afternoon out at Tatton Park’s Viking Sunday, featuring all the excitement and drama of the Viking era, vividly brought...

  • Gawsworth Rector named

    The Revd Colin Wilson is to be the new Rector of Gawsworth with North Rode. Revd Wilson takes over from Bishop William Alaha Pwaisiho, OBE, Hon. Assistant Bishop...

  • 150th anniversary commemorated with Blue Plaque and exhibition

    A Blue Plaque commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the opening of the Macclesfield, Bollington & Marple Railway, that took place on 2nd August 1869,  has...

  • Lyme hit by major flooding

    A massive clean-up operation is underway at Lyme today after the National Trust estate suffered serious flooding during the heavy rainfall on Wednesday 31 July....

  • Flooded roads – latest

    Poynton yesterday – ⓒ James Hanson Emergency services have confirmed that the localised flooding affecting parts of Cheshire has largely subsided. The flash flooding caused major...

  • Fun for all at Tatton Farm this summer!

    Join in the fun this summer at Tatton Park’s Farm, with oodles of activities to delight the entire family though until August 23rd 2019.  Set...

  • Local car finance firm’s £7m funding deal

    Macclesfield-based car finance firm Zuto has secured £7m of funding to fuel additional growth. The funding comes from existing investors Scottish Equity Partners (SEP) which...

  • Adlington Cricket Club’s Liz scoops June’s AO award

    Lancashire Cricket Club has announced the first winner of the 2019 Volunteer Recognition Programme – which is run in partnership with AO.com The winner of...

  • Macclesfield Christie plans submitted

    The NHS Trust has submitted plans for a radiotherapy centre at Macclesfield District Hospital in its first development outside Greater Manchester. The £26m centre was...

  • Peace Day centenary

    Above: Parkroyal School Head boy Luke and Head girls Lily, Rosalyn and Caitlin along with members of the WW1 commemorations group at the tree planting...

  • Council services in public service awards

    Three services provided by Cheshire East Council have been shortlisted for national Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE) awards. The awards recognise high-performing councils which...

  • Gawsworth Jesters Bike Show

    It’s the annual Gawsworth Jesters annual bike night this Wednesday 31st July. As usual, the bike event is being held at the Harrington Arms in...

  • Junior recycling champions crowned 

    Pupils from two Cheshire East primary schools have been crowned recycling champions thanks to their efforts to reduce, reuse and recycle waste. Over the past...

  • New look Council asked ‘show your mettle!’

    Local residents are calling on newly appointed Councillors to challenge a serious parking shortfall in the major housing plans for Cumberland Street. Cheshire East Council...

  • Macclesfield National Citizen Service

    The National Citizen Service (NCS) is once again running in Macclesfield. The group of young people from across Cheshire East recently met at Macclesfield Town...

  • Macctastic is fantastic

    The Macctastic Eco Network continues to lead the way locally in promoting single-use plastic reduction and improved environmental sustainability for Macclesfield. The group works with...

  • Little litter pickers help Peak National Park

    Children aged between 2 and 4 years have been learning to look after their local environment with the help of a Peak District National Park...

  • Death of international search and rescue dog Bryn

    International search and rescue dog Bryn, a 15 year old border collie, passed away at the weekend. Bryn and his handler, retired firefighter Steve Buckley,...

  • Witnesses sought to Congleton assault

    Cheshire Police are urging witnesses to come forward after a woman was sexually assaulted in Congleton. The 26-year-old victim was walking along Mill Street in...

  • Use Marks & Sparks or lose it.

    M&S will be closing its Northwich store in less than a month. Signs have gone up in the store’s windows announcing that the branch on...