• Big Garden Birdwatch this weekend

    Enjoy an hour with nature and discover the wildlife on your doorstep Sign up for all you need to take part, including your free guide, help...

  • Plans for Henbury housing scheme on hold

    The proposed housing development at Henbury, Macclesfield, has been deferred by councillors — after a lengthy three-hour discussion. The scheme, by Bellway Homes, is for 134 houses...

  • Call blocker protects vulnerable residents from fraud

    In a bid to prevent telephone fraud in the region, call blocker devices have been installed at the homes of victims that are particularly susceptible...

  • Home closed down following years of ASB and drugs offences

    A house in Oven House Lane, Bollington, which was plagued with anti-social behaviour, violence and drug related activity, has been closed down by the landlords....

  • Explore the world of Elizabeth Gaskell

    Elizabeth Gaskell’s House is giving visitors the keys to the door, as it shares an invitation to a series of special online tours taking place in...

  • Coronavirus deaths increase locally

    East Cheshire NHS Trust trust, which runs Macclesfield, Knutsford and Congleton hospitals has reported its 250th death of a patient from coronavirus. Seven new Covid-19...

  • Bosley Mill blast ‘like out of the movies’

    Above: Derek William Barks, Derek Moore, Jason Shingler and Dorothy Bailey died in the explosion in 2015 The devastation in the wake of a fatal...

  • Charging points for Bollington car park

    Charging points for electric vehicles are to be installed Pool Bank car park, in Bollington. Installation of six charging points, a joint initiative between the...

  • Bus pass restrictions lifted

    Timing restrictions on travel for holders of concessionary bus passes have been lifted in a bid to help support the Covid-19 vaccine roll out for...

  • Have your say on Victoria Park

    Cheshire East Council is inviting residents to have their say on a draft masterplan for Macclesfield’s Victoria Park.  The draft plan sets out several proposals...

  • Last chance to have your say on Police funding

    Image: @mistergrist The consultation on police priorities and funding will close at midnight this Sunday (24 January 2021). Last year’s – and the year before’s...

  • Get involved in Barnaby

    The Barnaby Festival organisers are looking for new trustees to support its work as a local charity. In 2021 the Barnaby team have a number...

  • Local hiker’s walking routes

    Local hiker, Tom Read, regularly used to travel to the Peak District, Wales and the Lake District with his family to enjoy countryside walks. Faced...

  • Police phone scam

    Cheshire Police are warning residents to be wary of phone calls – purporting to be from the police – requesting money. The scam calls use...

  • Big Garden Birdwatch 29-31 January

    Enjoy an hour with nature and discover the wildlife on your doorstep Sign up for all you need to take part, including your free guide, help...

  • Leasehold reforms welcomed by MP

    Image above: David Rutley MP with Jasmine Park residens in 2018 Having campaigned for reforms for leaseholders over recent years, local MP, David Rutley, has...

  • Trip to to Macclesfield Forest proves expensive

    A group of friends were left regretting the trip when their vehicle was pulled up by police at Macclesfield Forest. The trio were caught speeding...

  • Paul’s pics

    Local wildlife photographer, Paul Beech, snapped this image of a Kingfisher at Redesmere in Siddington. Share this...FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinemailRedditTumblr

  • Coronavirus post box taken

    A coronavirus post box has been stolen from North Rode. Cheshire Police were called in after families noticed the designated ‘priority post box’, set up...

  • Gawsworth quarry scheme recommended for refusal

    Plans for a job-creating industrial development in Gawsworth look set to be knocked back. The proposals are earmarked for Hawkshead Quarry, near Bosley, with the...