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  • Drop-in Coronavirus test centre

    If you want a Covid test there’s a Drop-in centre outside Macclesfield Town Hall for the next two weeks. If you would like testing, just...

  • Another great Royal Cheshire Show!

    The Royal Cheshire County Show is always a celebration of everything we know and love about the Cheshire countryside and it’s fair to say this...

  • RHS Tatton Park 2021 Young Designer

    Above: The RHS Young Designer was awarded to Freddie Strickland for their design inspired by the sub-tropical gardens of Cornwall Young Designer Gardens take inspiration...

  • Community ‘diamonds’ awards

    Cheshire East Council and its partners have launched their first Early Help awards – aimed at recognising and celebrating individuals and organisations offering early support to...

  • National recognition for cyclist Suzie

    Cheshire East Council’s campaign to get more people pedalling has helped propel its cycling champion into the national spotlight. Councillor Suzie Akers-Smith has won recognition...

  • Appeal following collision in Goostrey

    Above: 48-year-old Darren Maironis died in a collision with a van in Goostrey Cheshire police are appealing for witnesses after cyclist Darren Maironis, aged 48,...

  • ‘Embarrassing’ error in King’s School redevelopment plan

    The plan to build homes on The King’s School site will still go ahead despite Cheshire East admitting to an ‘embarrassing’ error regarding the consultation...

  • Visiting National Trust properties

    From 19 July, you’ll no longer need to pre-book your visit to many National Trust properties in England. For smaller properties where booking has been introduced...

  • A bronze for Bosley Tug of War team

    Above: Bosley’s Catchweight bronze winning team Bosley Tug of War Club took part in the Tug of War Association’s National Outdoor Tug of War Championships...

  • Gawsworth Shop champion retiring

    A search is underway to appoint a successor to Ray Shaw, Chairman of Gawsworth Community Shop, which celebrated its 10th anniversary this year. Ray’s wife,...

  • Shake-up for council’s financial controls

    Cheshire East Council’s new committee system is aimed at improving councillors’ oversight of the finances, increase transparency and help target resources to council priorities more...

  • Local businessman donates hair to children’s wig charity

    When Mike Porter of Macclesfield-based Milkshake Design, made a bet with a friend on who could grow his hair longer in a set time period, little did...

  • The Flower House blossoms at Arighi Bianchi

    The Flower House Boutique has opened at Arighi Bianchi. Their unique flower shop has expanded into the gift shop area at the front of the store, selling...

  • Sigma strengthens team

    Leading user experience (UX) agency Sigma has announced the appointment of Rebecca Rae-Evans as business development consultant to support with the company’s expansion plans over the next...

  • Northern Powerhouse Minister visits A-Z

    Alongside Jake Berry, the Minister for the Northern Powerhouse, and representatives from the Northern Powerhouse Partnership, local MP, David Rutley, visited AstraZeneca’s Macclesfield Campus recently,...