All posts by Editor

  • Fixed Penalty Notices for Covid rule breaches

    A total of 156 fines have been handed out for Covid regulation breaches in the Macclesfield policing area during the current lockdown. According to Cheshire...

  • Sexual offender jailed

    Luc Roth, formerly of Ravenhoe Lane Rainow, has been jailed for 50 months after committing a sexual offence at an address in Macclesfield. At Chester...

  • Despite loss Bodycote maintains dividend record

    Macclesfield-based Bodycote reported reduced revenues for the year to December 31, 2020, today and a pre-tax loss, but said it is sticking with its record...

  • Flower Pot junction improvement scheme

    A scheme to improve the Flower Pot junction – of Ivy Lane, Park Lane, Congleton Road and Oxford Road – has been approved by Cheshire...

  • Elizabeth Gaskell’s House online events

    Elizabeth Gaskell’s House has earned an outstanding reputation for the quality and variety of its online events, with the programme designed to explore all aspects of this great literary...

  • Cheshire Wildlife Trust’s Trentabank camera

    Above: Trentabank, ⓒ Neil Phillips On the doorstep of the Peak District, Trentabank reservoir and the surrounding conifer plantations of Macclesfield Forest, Macclesfield, Cheshire East...

  • Henbury housing plans go before strategic planning board

    Housebuilder Bellway’s plans for 157 houses off Chelford Road, Henbury have been recommended for approval despite concerns over the impact the development could have on...

  • All smiles for Cheshire charity’s 10th anniversary!

    Cheshire-based perinatal mental health charity, Smile Group, celebrates its 10th anniversary on Mother’s Day this year.  The charity was founded by Ruth Williams and Natalie...

  • Wanted man found

    LATEST: The man wanted in connection with the assault, in Hurdsfield, has been arrested and conditionally bailed. The assault took place sometime between 8.00pm and...

  • Fancy hiring a castle for your post-lockdown staycation?

    Whether you are planning a significant event or a short break when it is finally safe to do so, you will probably want to make...

  • Congleton Link Road set to be completed this spring

    The £90 million Congleton Link Road will be completed within the next few months, ending years of vehicular log-jams in the town. The bypass is...

  • Conversion plans for the Barnfield

    Property owner, Peter Houston, has been given permission for the development of Barnfield House by Cheshire East Council planners. The former Barnfield pub, originally The...

  • Supported living scheme for Ivy Lane

    Plans to establish a supported living scheme in Macclesfield look set to be approved despite coming up against “significant concerns”. The scheme is earmarked for...

  • King’s School Cricket Pavilion

    ilovemacc reader, Sue Whitham, brings us up to speed on the redevelopment of the King’s School. Readers will have seen a few articles about the...

  • Maternity services to be restored by September

    Macclesfield District General Hospital chiefs hope to be able to restore maternity and neonatal services by September this year. All births were suspended at the...

  • Creative professional sought

    Macclesfield Barnaby Festival is looking for an experienced freelance creative professional to undertake two related strands of work:  to deliver our creative programme for 2021, and...

  • Worker ‘raised concerns’ before fatal Bosley Mill blast

    Above: Derek William Barks, Derek Moore, Jason Shingler and Dorothy Bailey died in the 2015 explosion A worker at a wood mill where four people...

  • BT billing scam

    We’re receiving reports of a new BT billing scam that is being sent out via email. The message appears authentic, but if you hold the...

  • Super Silkmen

    Super Silkmen art ⓒ Tony Jackson A song born out of a burning passion for a football club on the brink of extinction: Glass Ankle...

  • Art Fair Cheshire 2021

    Newly qualified artists are being offered the opportunity to exhibit at the prestigious Cheshire Art Fair, in September 2021. For the first time in over...