• Witnesses to Brereton Heath collision sought

    Police investigating a serious collision involving a tractor and two cyclists on the A54 in Brereton Heath are appealing for witnesses. The collision occurred at...

  • Paul’s Pics

    Another fine pic of a song thrush taken by local wildlife photographer Paul Beech in his back garden. Share this...FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinemailRedditTumblr

  • Macclesfield pub burglar charged

    A 34-year-old man from Macclesfield has been charged following a burglary at a former pub in the town. Christopher Wilkins, of Warwick Road, was arrested...

  • Nixon Construction collapsed owing £3.3m

    Rushton Spencer-based civil contractor and plant hirer Will Nixon Construction Group has collapsed owing unsecured creditors over £3.3m. The business was placed into administration two...

  • Macclesfield students make PPE for care workers

    Children of key workers have been busy at Beech Hall School, putting their design and technology skills to good use by making personal protective equipment...

  • Digging the dirt on National Trust gardens during lockdown

    Above: Dunham Massey gardens are only being visited by the gardener and wildlife ⓒ Amy Watson While National Trust gardens remain closed to visitors, work...

  • Can you help locate Aaron Grundy?

    Police are appealing for the public’s help to trace Aaron Grundy – a wanted man known to have connections in this area. Aaron Nicholas Grundy...

  • Macc Town players and staff furloughed

    Macclesfield Town have put all of their first team, backroom staff and majority of their office staff on furlough leave during the coronavirus pandemic. The...

  • Armed robbers jailed for more than 30 years

    Above: Rebanne Cantrill, John McLeod and Devon Patterson Three men who were part of a group that raided a property in Rainow and threatened the...

  • Burglars target homes in Cheshire

    Burglars are continuing to target homes in Cheshire despite the current coronavirus crisis. In the space of a week police received reports of 50 residential...

  • English Touring Opera’s St John Passion free online

    English Touring Opera’s first ever broadcast premiered with a communal listening experience on Easter Sunday. The film was part of their commitment to keeping music...

  • Statiflo is an export champion

    Above: Statiflo managing director Gareth Fry Macclesfield-based engineering company Statiflo has been recognised for its international trading success by being named as an Export Champion...

  • Cheshire East focusing on COVID-19 business grants

    Cheshire East Council has distributed more than £35m in financial aid to companies throughout the borough – and is urging businesses to bear with it...

  • Cheshire East Council welcomes heritage sector support

    The National Lottery Heritage Fund has launched a £50m emergency response package to support the heritage community following the Covid-19 crisis.  The Heritage Emergency Fund...

  • Paul’s pics

    A wonderful image of one of Britain’s most notorious raptors – the sparrow hawk – from local wildlife photographer Paul Beech. The Sparrowhawk has pale...

  • Sex-tortion scams on the increase

    As a result of a recent rise in the number of reported sextortion scams, police are urging people to be aware of and report threatening...

  • Can you help COVID-19 patients?

    The NHS needs to locate people who’ve recovered from coronavirus (COVID-19) asking them to donate blood plasma, as part of a potential clinical trial to...

  • Lockdown with Spring nature diary

    Hundreds of diary entries written during the first official week of spring have been published by the Arts and Humanities Research Council and National Trust...

  • Police stations open just one hour a day

    Image: @mistergrist It’s good to know that despite the harsh press coverage meted out to a number of the UK’s police forces during the current...

  • Soundscape celebrates Peak Park Anniversary

    Above: Poet and audio artist Mark Gwynne Jones has created Voices From The Peak, a new soundscape for the Peak District National Park (photo by...