All posts by Editor

  • International Tug of War Day

    Above: The team competing indoor in February 2020 Friday 19 February marks “International Tug of War Day”. Not necessarily something to make the average member...

  • Technology made smarter in Macclesfield

    Image: Twinfix installation A Macclesfield-based company, using digital tools and technology to transform its business, will share its story at a free-to-access online summit. The...

  • Share your views in rail consultation

    Cheshire East Council is urging its residents to take part in a consultation on plans to improve rail services through central Manchester as part of...

  • Are you an unpaid carer?

    Cheshire East Council has launched a new survey for unpaid carers in Cheshire East, seeking feedback on their experiences, and to inform how best to...

  • I am The Underdog and I’m okay

    I love a good old underdog story. I’m guessing we all do; there’s something rather British about championing the underling and cheering for the one...

  • Bosley man jailed for importing child-like sex dolls

    A man from Bosley who admitted purchasing and importing eight child-like sex dolls from China has been jailed for twelve months. Mark Carter, of Stoneyfold...

  • Farmstead-style community for Macclesfield

    If approved by local planners, the Flora Garden Centre at Henbury, will be transformed into what the developers describe as “a new model for sustainable...

  • Fifth man jailed following Rainow robbery

    A fifth gang member, that raided a home in Rainow and threatened the occupants with knives and hammers, has been jailed. Collins Mukonowatsauka, appeared at...

  • Police ‘risking their lives’ says Assistant Chief Constable

    The Assistant Chief Constable of Cheshire is claiming police officers are risking their lives to protect Cheshire residents from Covid-19 and is urging residents to...

  • There’s a lockdown councillors!

    Do Cheshire East realise there’s been a virtual lockdown of the county (and country) for nearly 12 months? I ask this because Cheshire East Council...

  • Six more luxury properties for Prestbury

    Housebuilders, Altin Homes, is building six ‘super contemporary’ homes which will command selling prices of between £2.25m–£2.45m. Planning has been approved to develop five properties...

  • Macclesfield’s generosity continues

    Above: Joyce Whitelaw, Macclesfield Castle Inner Wheel Club International Service Organiser, with their latest Shoeboxes. Macclesfield folks support for those in need evidently hasn’t been...

  • Bollington burglar jailed

    A Bollington burglar who targeted a pensioner’s home has been jailed. Simon Walmsley, of Elmsway, broke into the elderly victim’s property in Oak Lane, Kerridge,...

  • Free online webinars for primary kids

    Cheshire East Council, in association with ‘Literacy Counts’, a successful and experienced training provider for promoting literacy skills in young children, are running a series...

  • Cheshire East flies the LGBT flag

    Cheshire East Council will be flying the LGBT flag during February to celebrate LGBT History Month. The theme for LGBT History Month this year is...

  • Big Garden Birdwatch this weekend

    Enjoy an hour with nature and discover the wildlife on your doorstep Sign up for all you need to take part, including your free guide, help...

  • Plans for Henbury housing scheme on hold

    The proposed housing development at Henbury, Macclesfield, has been deferred by councillors — after a lengthy three-hour discussion. The scheme, by Bellway Homes, is for 134 houses...

  • Call blocker protects vulnerable residents from fraud

    In a bid to prevent telephone fraud in the region, call blocker devices have been installed at the homes of victims that are particularly susceptible...

  • Home closed down following years of ASB and drugs offences

    A house in Oven House Lane, Bollington, which was plagued with anti-social behaviour, violence and drug related activity, has been closed down by the landlords....

  • Explore the world of Elizabeth Gaskell

    Elizabeth Gaskell’s House is giving visitors the keys to the door, as it shares an invitation to a series of special online tours taking place in...