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  • Holocaust Memorial Day

    Above: Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp where the gas chambers were located. This week, David Rutley MP signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment in Parliament, ahead of Holocaust Memorial Day, which will take...

  • World’s biggest classic motorbike show

    The Isle of Man TT races were first staged in 1907 – but the milestone 100th meeting will only be marked later this year.  Two...

  • Free badger vaccinations offered

    Volunteers are looking to support local farming communities with an alternative approach to managing bovine TB. Badger vaccination will begin in May, following a year...

  • Register My Appliance Day

    Supporting Register My Appliance Day on the 24 January 2019, Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is keen to remind local residents to take a few...

  • Have you seen this man?

    Police are asking the public to help them trace a 25-year-old man who is wanted on recall to prison.  Jack Robinson has been living in...

  • Three forces in rural crime operation

    Three police forces came together to tackle increasing rural crime in a special operation across Cheshire, Derbyshire and Staffordshire. Officers from the three forces went...

  • New year – new staff for Sigma

    Macclesfield-based user experience and digital accessibility agency, Sigma, has made two new appointments to kick off a busy 2019. Molly Watt, disability campaigner and founder of...

  • Pets at Home revenues rise

    Revenues at Handforth-based Pets at Home increased by 6.3% to £237.2m over the last three months with retail revenue rising by 5.5% to £213.4m and...

  • Upton Priory Scouts quiz and fund-raiser

    3rd Macclesfield Upton Priory Scouts recent held their annual Quiz Night when over 130 parents, friends and supporters of the troop’s Cub, Beaver and Scout members...

  • New Chief Constable is current deputy

    Darren Martland, the current acting deputy chief constable of Cheshire Police, has been named as the preferred candidate for Cheshire chief constable. Darren has been with...

  • M6 closed

    The M6 motorway has been closed in both directions this morning due to a damaged power cable. The motorway has been closed in Cheshire between...

  • Gawsworth service celebrates Bishop William’s retirement

    A special service to celebrate Bishop William Pwaisiho’s retirement from St James, Gawsworth on Sunday 20th January 2019. Over 180 people, including friends and from all...

  • More disabled parking dodgers

    More drivers, snapped over the weekend, who either can’t read or can’t be bothered to find a parking space a few feet away – and...

  • Sutton’s Big Night of Music

    It’s going to be a big night of music at Sutton Scout & Guide hut on Saturday, 23rd March. Up-and-coming band, Fine Lines, featuring Emily...

  • Suspected arson at Wilmslow pilates studio

    Police are appealing for witnesses following an arson attack at at a Pilates studio in Hawthorn Lane in Wilmslow. Firefighters from Poynton, Macclesfield, Wilmslow and...

  • Gambling addict preyed on elderly

    A Macclesfield man has been jailed for stealing from vulnerable people to fund his gambling addiction. Terence Joseph Oakes, 51, of Briarwood Avenue, appeared at...

  • Huge Knutsford development site on market

    One of the largest development sites in Cheshire, Tatton Park Village, is coming to the market. The Tatton Estate is a long-term private landowner in...

  • Opportunity to grill Police Commissioner

    Cheshire’s police and crime commissioner will be in Macclesfield on Tuesday, 22 January 2019, to plead the case for increasing the police precept – which will...

  • Increase in drink drug drive arrests in December

    The year hasn’t started well for the 227 Cheshire drivers arrested for drink or drug driving during. Between 1 December and 1 January, 140 people...

  • Sort Mill Street out – now!

    Marks & Spencer has announced it is closing another 17 stores in a move that will affect more than 1,000 staff. Three stores in the...