Environment

  • Funding boost for mountain rescuers

    Image: Local MP, David Rutley, a keen walker and rock climber, with members of Buxton Mountain Rescue Team Over the years generous Macclesfield residents have helped raise hundreds...

  • Growing support for relaxation garden

    A “calm oasis” for Bollington residents is being proposed by The Bridgend Centre, one of the community’s leading charities. The charity is seeking to extend...

  • Lonely Planet puts Castleton on the map

    Travel experts Lonely Planet are to spend a day at the Peak District National Park’s new flagship visitor centre in Castleton next week. The team...

  • MP drops in on West Park café

    Macclesfield’s MP, David Rutley, recently paid a visit to a local café that’s been given a new lease of life. West Park Café had sat...

  • Borough’s landlords face poor standards penalties

    Cheshire East Council’s housing enforcement policy is to be strengthened to ensure residents in rented accommodation get the best housing standards with the right fire...

  • Weave Town Talk with Wayne Hemingway

    World-renowned designer Wayne Hemingway MBE, will be the headline speaker at the fourth Weave Town Talk on Thursday, September 7 at Macclesfield Town Hall as...

  • Opening of Peak District visitor centre

    Castleton’s new-look visitor centre was given a celebrity launch following a £330,000 investment by the Peak District National Park Authority. Mr William Tucker, HM Lord-Lieutenant...

  • Solar panel farm for Astra Zeneca

    A new solar panel farm installed at AstraZeneca’s Hurdsfield site is believed to be one of the largest in the North West.  Consisting of 658...

  • Cheshire Game & Angling Fair this Sunday

    This year’s Cheshire Game & Angling Fair takes place this Sunday, August 6th at the regular venue of Peover Hall, Peover Park, Knutsford, Cheshire WA16 9HW Since the...

  • Bogtastic Family Fun Day

    Bogs are fantastic! Delve into the amazing bogs and beautiful habitats of the Peak District National Park at the Bogtastic Family Fun Day on Wednesday...

  • No prosecution for Cheshire Hunt

    A decision has been made not to charge anyone involved in a hunt that spilled onto Penningtons Lane in Gawsworth. Police probed reports of the hunt in...

  • An exhibition in memory of Jane Osmond

    Macclesfield landscape artist Jane Osmond, who died in February, is being honoured with an exhibition in her memory. Jane – a stalwart of Macclesfield’s creative...

  • Time for bed at Little Moreton Hall

    Above: And so to bed. Tudor gentlewoman Anna Fielding with all the essentials for a good night’s sleep. ⓒ Alan Ingram/ National Trust So, you...

  • Adventure and exploration at Quarry Bank

    Above: National Trust ranger, Vicky Naylor, hopes families will explore the great outdoors this summer. A National Trust ranger hopes that a summer of outdoor adventure will inspire...

  • Tug of War features at Game and Angling Fair

    Tug of war teams from around the country will be gathering at the Cheshire Game and Angling Fair at Peover Hall this Sunday 6 August...