News

  • The Princess Royal opens Safety Central

    Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal officially opened Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service’s Safety Central today (September 10, 2018) taking a tour of the lifeskills...

  • What’s on at Cinemac

    Cinemac, Old Sunday School, Roe Street
, Macclesfield SK11 6UT Recorded Information: 01625 423535 Enquiries: 07871 422937 Tickets • can be purchased on the door, subject to demand • can be...

  • Minister for Environment visits local reservoirs

    Environment Minister, Dr Thérèse Coffey MP, recently visited Teggsnose and Bottoms Reservoir in Macclesfield, to learn more about the steps being taken to respond to...

  • Start a new journey with Buxton and Leek College

    Above; Jake Burton, aged 27,  from Chinle, decided it was time to settle down and get a serious job, and so he turned his attention...

  • Health Matters – Advances in Breast Surgery

    The next Health Matters talk will be held in the lecture theatre at Macclesfield Hospital, Victoria Road, on 9th October. ‘Advances in breast surgery’ will...

  • 25th anniversary on the cards

    Staff and management at leading local business Plastic Card Services, were joined by Macclesfield MP, David Rutley, to celebrate 25 years in business and open...

  • Northern Powerhouse powers ahead

    Latest figures show demand for goods made in the Northern Powerhouse has grown by 3.5% over the last year – over 16% since 2010. Steady...

  • Youngster escapes serious injury in shop fall

    An 8-year-old girl had a lucky escape when she fell over the guard rail at the new TKMaxx store in Macclesfield’s Grosvenor Centre. The girl...

  • House building at a record level

    A record number of new homes were built in Cheshire East last year increasing the housing stock by a total of 2,321 properties during 2017/18.  This...

  • Cheshire East approves new highways contract

    Cheshire East Council has awarded a contract to manage its highways service across the borough to Ringway Jacobs, for up to15 years. A number of...

  • Cheshire East tourism will top £1 billion

    Tourists continue to flock to Cheshire East and visitor rates are soon set to top £1bn a year, according to the latest economy figures. Cheshire...

  • Macclesfield Hospital cuts services for High Peak patients

    East Cheshire NHS Trust is withdrawing treatment at Macclesfield District General Hospital for Derbyshire patients as the Trust is unable to meet its targets Macclesfield hospital...

  • The Floyd Effect – last night at the Opera House

    I’ve been a Floyd fan since witnessing their first incarnation at the Tabernacle in Stockport circa 1967. Of course that was long before Dave Gilmour...

  • Tatton Harvest Festival weekend

    Tatton’s Farm animals will be wriggling into their Sunday best for Harvest Festival weekend. This annual festival, is a fantastic way to mark the end...

  • TV licence scam alert

    If you have any vulnerable friends or relatives please alert them to the latest scam. Emails, purporting to be from TV Licensing are being sent...

  • John Lees’ Barclay James Harvest

    On 26 April 1968 EMI Records’ Parlophone label released the single Early Morning (b/w Mr Sunshine) by Barclay James Harvest. Formed in Oldham by John Lees, Woolly...

  • Possible judicial review over controversial housing schemes

    Objectors to major housing developments in Henbury, outside Macclesfield, are set to explore launching a judicial review after the schemes were given planning permission by...

  • ‘Mop Up’ Tudor Working Life

    Above: Little Moreton Hall ⓒ Alan Ingram/National Trust Little Moreton Hall: September 22 and 23  A Mop Fair at Little Moreton Hall will provide a glimpse of...

  • A great day out at Tatton Farm

    A family visit to Tatton Park farm offers a perfect day out to settle those starting, or return-to-school worries. Emily and Nile had a great...

  • Opportunities on CRE8’s agenda

    Local charity Cre8, which provides activities and services for young people and their families on Macclesfield’s Moss Rose Estate, continues to go from strength to...