News

  • LGBT+ Pride event at Tatton

    Cheshire East Council is proudly hosting its first ever Pride in the Park Picnic event at Tatton Park – to celebrate and support the LGBT+...

  • Doug’s Memories of Macc

    Above: The year is 1926 and Macclesfield had two local newspapers, the Courier and the Times. The Courier’s printworks were at the corner of Westminster...

  • Hosepipe ban in August

    Above: How Ridgegate reservoir looks when full A hosepipe ban is set to be introduced in the North West after weeks of dry weather. United...

  • Keeping Chelford blooming

    Chelford residents  are hoping to start a group – In Bloom – to help the community continue to look smart. The idea, mooted by Chelford...

  • Budding tailors welcome

    Macclesfield College will welcome fashionistas, textile enthusiasts and design aficionados on Thursday (19th July) as it holds an open day to launch a new tailoring...

  • Pearson signs up with Silkmen

    Macclesfield Town have signed former Leicester City and Barnet defender James Pearson on a one-year deal. The 25-year-old, who is the son of former Leicester...

  • Tatton highlights farming at RHS Show 2018

    Celebrating its 20thyear at Tatton Park, the RHS Flower Showis one of the most anticipated horticultural events of the year and opens from 18 to...

  • Cheshire Game & Angling Fair

    Put a note in your diary for the Cheshire Game and Angling Fair – this year being held on Sunday 5th August, 2018. Established in...

  • Market trader found drowned in canal

    The man who found dead in Macclesfield canal has been named by police as David Reed, 45, from Macclesfield. David’s body was found by a...

  • Appeal to raise funds for Macc man

    A fund-raising campaign has been started to try to help a Macclesfield man who’s fallen on hard times. Nick Faith Reed has been forced out...

  • Cheshire chief constable gross misconduct hearing

    A spokesperson for the office of the police of crime commissioner for Cheshire said: “The gross misconduct hearing into former Cheshire chief constable, Simon Byrne,...

  • NCO announces 51st season programme

    The Northern Chamber Orchestra has announced details of its thrilling 2018-19 season including dates in Macclesfield and elsewhere locally. The orchestra, which turned 50 last...

  • Dream job for LEGO fans

    Legoland Discovery Centre Manchester is recruiting for what it describes as everyone’s dream job. The position of master model builder will see the successful applicant...

  • Management buyout for Poynton engineers

    Poynton-based engineering firm, GU Cutting and Grinding Services, has been bought out by its managing director, Peter Smith. Mr Smith has worked at the business...

  • EasyJet increases routes out of Manchester

    EasyJet has announced its largest ever expansion at Manchester Airport with the addition of five new aircraft which will create 175 jobs. The additional planes...

  • Macclesfield Festival – 21st July

    It’s only just over a week away and there’s guaranteed to be something for everyone at the second Macclesfield Festival – on 21st July 2018...

  • Every day is different for a firefighter

    Cheshire Firefighter recruitment campaign launches Thursday 18th July. If you’re passionate about changing lives in your community, and want to contribute to saving lives by...

  • Appeal following attempted robbery in Knutsford

    Cheshire Constabulary is appealing for witnesses to come forward following an attempted knifepoint robbery in Knutsford. At around 11.55pm on Wednesday 11 July a 17-year-old...

  • Tribute following fatality in Lower Withington

    The family of a 26-year-old Winsford man who died in a collision have paid tribute to him. Alan Daniel Williams died on Friday 6 July...

  • Travel the world at Quarry Bank

    Travel the world during the summer holidays at Quarry Bank If families are hoping to travel round the world this summer, they need look no...