All posts by Editor

  • Bridgend Centre benefits from hill race

    The annual Bollington Nostalgia Hill Race on Sunday 14th July was another great success, helping to highlight the valuable work of much loved local charity...

  • Boobee cancer campaign creates a buzz

    Macclesfield MP, David Rutley, recently attended a fundraising coffee morning in support of the BooBee campaign, which aims to raise awareness of the symptoms of...

  • Franchise Brands revenues pass £20m

    Macclesfield based Franchise Brands saw a 19% increase in revenues to just over £20m last year. The firm, based on Tytherington Business Park, issued an...

  • HGV drivers’ offences

    More than 80 driving offences were committed by heavy goods vehicle drivers during a two week road safety operation.  From the 7 to 17 July...

  • Gun amnesty

    Owners of illegal firearms in Cheshire are being given the opportunity to surrender their weapons. Between Saturday 20 July and Sunday 4 August all guns...

  • Beware of pickpockets

    Pickpockets used o be be confined to city centres – but are now known to be operating in towns across the north west. To help...

  • ‘Knock Knock’ campaign safety message

    Cheshire East Council’s trading standards team has, once again, delivered a major project in schools to alert children to the need to keep doors and...

  • Silk Road closure

    Cheshire East Council is to carry out essential maintenance on the footbridge crossing the Silk Road, Macclesfield, starting July 24 and remaining in place until...

  • RHS Tatton 2019 – day 3

    There are still three days to catch all the horticultural action at the RHS Tatton – the show runs until this Sunday 21st July. This...

  • Have you seen Charlie or Jasmine?

    Police are concerned for the welfare of two 14-year-old girls who are missing from their homes in Creswell and Chesterfield and thought to be heading...

  • Free Summer Activities at West Park Museum

    From Saturday 27th July to Sunday 1st SeptemberTuesdays to Sundays (closed Mondays) It’s West Park Museum, but not as you know it. Staff have taken a...

  • Fans banned after Macclesfield Town match

    Ten people have been given Football Banning Orders (FBOs) after being involved in disorder at a match between Macclesfield Town and Crewe Alexandra on Saturday...

  • Tidy Planet expands into Scandinavia

    Tytherington-based Tidy Planet has expanded into Scandinavia, appointing Norwegian waste management firm Berekraft for Alle as the company’s latest distribution partner. Translated into English as...

  • RHS Tatton 2019 – day 2

    The weather seems to be settling and the second day of the RHS Tatton looks like being another cracking day. The show runs until this...

  • RHS Tatton 2019 opening day

    The opening day of the RHS at Tatton proved to be a corker with thousands of gardening enthusiasts visiting from across the country to see...

  • Walkers rise to the challenge

    Wet and windy weather did nothing to deter the 131 walkers who bravely took part in the Francis House Children’s Hospice charity challenge to tackle...

  • Ryan helps Statiflo gear up for Brexit

    Local engineering company Statiflo has appointed Ryan Sparrow as logistics and contracts engineer as it gears up for Brexit with further expansion in markets outside...

  • More housing for Alderley Park

    The vision of Alderley Park as one of Cheshire’s most desirable places to live has taken another step forward with a planning application for an...

  • Cheshire East development plan.

    The latest version of the second stage of Cheshire East Council’s Local Plan – the site allocations and development policies document (SADPD) – will be...

  • Free masterclasses to boost local businesses

    Cheshire East Council is to hold another series of free masterclasses to help business people learn how to win public sector contracts.  Small and medium-sized...