Local Pictures

  • Litter pickers at the ready!

    Above: Julia Bradbury prepares to litter pick The Peak District National Park Foundation has teamed up with The Outdoor Guide (TOG) Foundation to provide litter...

  • Cheshire road safety campaign launched

    The volume of traffic is expected to increase dramatically on July 19th and Cheshire’s emergency services are asking road users to look out for one...

  • Nominate new buildings in the Peak Park

    Above: Parsley Hay cycle hire centre on the High Peak Trail is a good example of where extra consideration has been taken to ensure development...

  • Gawsworth photo competition

    Gawsworth Arts and Social Society (GASS)  is running a photo competition with the theme Gawsworth Life. Entries depicting life in Gawsworth – the church, the...

  • Cheshire Game & Angling Fair a huge success

    Above: Tug of war teams from around the country competed in the Cheshire Open Tug of War Championships. This year’s Cheshire Game and Angling Fair,...

  • Miles “can’t wait to get going”

    Macclesfield Town Football Club’s website report that new signing Miles Welch-Hayes says he can’t wait to return to the EFL after signing a two-year contract...

  • Hare Hill Gardens

    Of the several gardens, open to the public, within a fifteen minute drive of Macclesfield the National Trust’s Hare Hill Gardens between Prestbury and Alderley,...

  • Last chance to see Hill

    photography, poetry, film, sculpture, song Exhibition at Buxton Museum and Art Gallery: 3rd March – 6th June 2018 Hill is the story of one Derbyshire Hill,...

  • National Award for Peak planners

    The Peak District National Park Authority has won a national award for excellence in planning from the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI). The RTPI’s awards...

  • ‘Secret’ memorial discovered at Tudor hall

    Reflections of a Victorian tragedy have been discovered in the windows of Cheshire’s best-known Tudor home. An unusual inscription on one of the windows in the famous...

  • Hedgehogs are thriving in Macclesfield

    Since opting to go the organic route for ridding our garden of slugs and leaving food out for hedgehogs they’ve become regular visitors. On one...

  • Nominations called for Civic Society Awards

    Forget the Oscars, Baftas or Strictly! It’s time to submit your nominations for the Maccesfield Civic Awards Scheme to find out which were the best...

  • You’re hired! New apprentices for Axon

    Above: Jack Bushill and Christopher Herbert IT company boosts team with two apprentice appointments  Microsoft cloud solutions company Axon has added two new apprentices to...

  • Autumn is a time of plenty (of things to do)

    Autumn colours will no doubt stop walkers in their tracks this season, but visitors to Quarry Bank are being encouraged to take a closer look...

  • Hilda got her first break in Macclesfield!

    Above: A young Jean Alexander (seated second from left) with the Macclesfield Adelphi Guild Exhibitions at The Old Sunday School and The Silk Museum Jean Alexander: Becoming...