All posts by Editor

  • Coronavirus deaths increase locally

    East Cheshire NHS Trust trust, which runs Macclesfield, Knutsford and Congleton hospitals has reported its 250th death of a patient from coronavirus. Seven new Covid-19...

  • Bosley Mill blast ‘like out of the movies’

    Above: Derek William Barks, Derek Moore, Jason Shingler and Dorothy Bailey died in the explosion in 2015 The devastation in the wake of a fatal...

  • Charging points for Bollington car park

    Charging points for electric vehicles are to be installed Pool Bank car park, in Bollington. Installation of six charging points, a joint initiative between the...

  • Bus pass restrictions lifted

    Timing restrictions on travel for holders of concessionary bus passes have been lifted in a bid to help support the Covid-19 vaccine roll out for...

  • Have your say on Victoria Park

    Cheshire East Council is inviting residents to have their say on a draft masterplan for Macclesfield’s Victoria Park.  The draft plan sets out several proposals...

  • Last chance to have your say on Police funding

    Image: @mistergrist The consultation on police priorities and funding will close at midnight this Sunday (24 January 2021). Last year’s – and the year before’s...

  • Get involved in Barnaby

    The Barnaby Festival organisers are looking for new trustees to support its work as a local charity. In 2021 the Barnaby team have a number...

  • Local hiker’s walking routes

    Local hiker, Tom Read, regularly used to travel to the Peak District, Wales and the Lake District with his family to enjoy countryside walks. Faced...

  • Police phone scam

    Cheshire Police are warning residents to be wary of phone calls – purporting to be from the police – requesting money. The scam calls use...

  • Big Garden Birdwatch 29-31 January

    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...

  • Leasehold reforms welcomed by MP

    Image above: David Rutley MP with Jasmine Park residens in 2018 Having campaigned for reforms for leaseholders over recent years, local MP, David Rutley, has...

  • Trip to to Macclesfield Forest proves expensive

    A group of friends were left regretting the trip when their vehicle was pulled up by police at Macclesfield Forest. The trio were caught speeding...

  • Paul’s pics

    Local wildlife photographer, Paul Beech, snapped this image of a Kingfisher at Redesmere in Siddington.

  • Coronavirus post box taken

    A coronavirus post box has been stolen from North Rode. Cheshire Police were called in after families noticed the designated ‘priority post box’, set up...

  • Gawsworth quarry scheme recommended for refusal

    Plans for a job-creating industrial development in Gawsworth look set to be knocked back. The proposals are earmarked for Hawkshead Quarry, near Bosley, with the...

  • Land Rover found swimming at Wincle

    Police and firefighters were called out when a surprised walker spotted a Land Rover Discovery in the middle of the River Dane at Wincle. The...

  • Award for Macclesfield Museums

    Macclesfield Museums are the winners of the Textile Society Museum, Archive and Conservation Award 2020. This award will help fund a new project enabling the...

  • Macclesfield railway station lift upgrade starts next week

    Network Rail is advising passengers that work to replace the lifts at Macclesfield railway station will begin next week. The £400,000 investment is part of...

  • MP opposes closure of recycling centres

    Cheshire East Council is currently carrying out a Household Waste Review part of which is the closure of Bollington and Poynton recycling centres. Having been...

  • DHL scam

    Yet another email scam doing the rounds. If you have any vulnerable friends or relatives – warn them not to respond to emails, such as...