Education

  • Staffordshire Contemporary Artists and Designers Fair

    … creative gift ideas for Christmas! The Foxlowe Arts Centre, Leek, will be hosting the sixth annual Staffordshire Contemporary Artists & Designers Fair on Saturday...

  • Spooktacular fundraiser for SUSO

    Members, volunteers and staff of Macclesfield charity SUSO were joined by local MP, David Rutley, for the organisation’s annual fundraiser recently. This year, the well-attended...

  • Side by side but worlds apart

    Above: Exterior of Oak Cottages in Styal – the row includes the worker’s cottage Side by side but worlds apart: new spaces at Quarry Bank tell...

  • Invitation for school leavers to Advice Evenings

    Buxton & Leek College is inviting everyone (from school leavers to those wishing to study for an undergraduate degree to attend the next Advice Evenings:...

  • Boost your visitor economy business

    A limited number of free places are available for two Pedal Peak workshops in Hartington on 7th November. Aimed at Derbyshire SME visitor economy businesses,...

  • Macclesfield College celebrate success

    Students and staff at Macclesfield College were joined recently by local MP, David Rutley, to celebrate the College’s end of year results. It was a...

  • Great War Exhibitions

    Cheshire Villages Great War Society is hosting two exhibitions of WWI history and memorabilia. The first will be held in Prestbury Primary School, Bollin Grove on Saturday 11th...

  • Lest we forget: Macclesfield’s War Memorials

    Above and below: Mill Street Mission, for a number of years home to Preachers night club, as it is today. Images: Geoff Archer As detailed...

  • War Memorial rediscovered at Silk Museum

    As we approach the 99th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice, our thoughts turn to those who served and the sacrifices they made. Many...

  • New nursery for Mottram St Andrew

    A new nursery facility has been opened at Mottram St Andrew Primary Academy. Pupils, parents, staff and governors, including new headteacher Miss Jean Willerton and...

  • Beat Halloween horrors – Tudor style

     Little Moreton Hall: Mon 23 Oct- Sun 29 Oct  If you need to ward off nightmares at Halloween, Little Moreton Hall is offering some useful...

  • Another Amazon scam

    Another  email came through this morning claiming to be from Amazon – promising me a $50 voucher. A quick check to see where the email...

  • Amazon scam

    You may have received this email claiming to be from Amazon – if so, consign it to your Junk folder immediately. As usual – to...

  • Mushroom Walk

    Sunday 8th October 2pm With over 40 varieties of mushrooms at Arley this is an opportunity to see and hear about the diverse array of multi-coloured...

  • MBs’ Trip Up the Nile

    Image: Miss Marianne Brocklehurst (1832-1898); Unknown artist;  Silk Heritage Trust A special exhibition celebrating Macclesfield’s own Marianne Brocklehurst and her collections will open at The...