News

  • Shrigley Hall bought by private investor

    Grade II-listed country house hotel, Shrigley Hall Hotel, Golf & Country Club has been acquired by a private investor. Set within 262 acres of private...

  • Police seek Congleton man

    Police are appealing for the public′s help in tracing a man wanted on suspicion of burglaries in Congleton and Biddulph Moor. Michael Smart, (39), from...

  • Worst children’s jobs in history – at Quarry Bank

    Above: Kit Crane ‘caught’ a mole during a recent go at the Worst Children’s Jobs in History at Quarry Bank Keeping the children busy during...

  • Macclesfield Sheepdog Trials

    The Macclesfield and District Sheep Dog Trials Association will be holding their annual trials at Sutton Hall on August 4th and 5th. But you don’t...

  • What’s on at Buxton Opera House

    Buxton Opera House’s new autumn/winter what’s on brochure has arrived telling of theatre treats, as the nights start to close in. Among the celebrity names...

  • Charities benefit from Sheepdog Association fundraising

    Five local charities have been awarded grants totalling £1,840, thanks to the active fundraising of the Macclesfield and District Sheep Dog Trials Association. Cheques to...

  • Police appeal for witnesses to fatal car crash

    Police have appealed for witnesses to a car crash on Sunday, 23rd July in which a young woman died. The collision occurred on the A34...

  • Be scam aware

    “Play Your Part and Act on Scams” is the call from Macclesfield MP David Rutley, as part of July’s Scams Awareness Month. Scams Awareness Month,...

  • Kieran and Baba sign for Silkmen

    Macclesfield Town have signed defender Kieran Kennedy. The 23-year-old has signed a one-year deal with the Silkmen after impressing on trial. Versatile defender Kennedy has...

  • Seals take pole in grant scheme

    A community support scheme which gives charities, voluntary groups and not-for-profit organisations across Cheshire East the chance to win grants of £500 is now open....

  • Macclesfield haulier acquires rival

    Macclesfield-based haulage and warehouse company Kinaxia Logistics has bought Mark Thompson Transport, a through-the-night logistics specialist. Established in 1989 in Warrington with a single van,...

  • Manchester–Seattle direct next year

    Thomas Cook Airlines has announced a new direct route from Manchester to Seattle starting on May 27th next year. Prices start at £399 return and include free...

  • Protection for green lane in the Peak Park

    The Peak District National Park Authority has made a permanent legal order to exclude trail-bikes and 4x4s from a green lane called Washgate, near Hollinsclough....

  • £76,000 p.a. Chief of Staff for Police & Crime Commissioner

    Peter Ashley, MBE, has been appointed Chief of Staff for the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner – a role which carries a salary...

  • Parliament comes to Puss Bank

    The School Council from Puss Bank School were due to visit Parliament earlier this month, but being unable to make the trip, local MP David Rutley...