News

  • Whaley man charged with stealing peregrine eggs

    A man has been charged with theft in connection with an incident in the spring where Peregrine Falcon eggs were allegedly stolen in the Peak...

  • “Make a Loan, Change a Life”

    Image above: Shurity Mudenda and some of the members of The Confidence Group Rotary Club of Macclesfield Castle are celebrating a landmark charitable achievement as one...

  • New dates for Christmas bin collections

    From mid-November, stickers will be placed on bins of those households whose normal collections fall on Christmas Day, the bank holiday and New Year’s Day,...

  • BBC Gardeners’ World Live 2021

    Above: The APL return with Professor David Stevens with their impressive ‘What Lies Beneath’ Garden BBC Gardeners’ World Live will be back at The NEC from 17 to...

  • From Waste to Energy

    Organic waste and Waste-to-Energy (WtE) solutions specialist Tidy Planet has signed a contract which makes the firm the UK’s sole distributor of Sugimat’s WtE boilers,...

  • Holden & Prescott are the best

    Macclesfield estate agents, Holden & Prescott, have been named the best estate agent in the UK. Based on Church Street, the agents beat 25,000 others...

  • Lockdown Larder – a tiny Treacle

    Treacle Market has always been mindful of bringing groups of people together during the Corona Pandemic and were quick to cancel it’s markets this year...

  • Robin Hood, Will Scarlet… and Bob Dylan

    Ex Macclesfield Express editor and local historian Doug Pickford does a little digging into connections between Macclesfield and Bob Dylan. It is a long and...

  • Covid claims three more

    East Cheshire NHS Trust reported three deaths from coronavirus on 4th November. The total number of coronavirus patients to have died at East Cheshire NHS...

  • Funding boost for Peak District Health Walks

    The Peak District National Park Foundation has been awarded over £1,200 from the Co-op Local Community Fund.  The grant will help to pay for supported...

  • Open Letter from the Chief Constable

    The below is an open letter sent on behalf of the five North West Chief Constables on policing current COVID 19 restrictions  As the Police...

  • Stand in your garden and shout ‘bang’!

    First we were asked to spy on our neighbours – and report them for breaching the Covid regulations by having visitors. Now it’s the Fire...

  • Witnesses to Alderley sexual assault sought

    Detectives investigating a serious sexual assault in Alderley Edge are appealing for witnesses to come forward.  At around 10 pm on Saturday 31 October an...

  • Cannabis farm in Pickford Street

    Police have discovered cannabis being grown, literally under their noses, in the centre of Macclesfield. The plants were being cultivated at a property on Pickford...

  • Macclesfield pub closed for “unacceptable behaviour”

    A closure order has been imposed on a Macclesfield pub in response to persistent unacceptable behaviour both inside and outside the premises. Cheshire Constabulary and...