• Virgin Money (Yorkshire Bank) to close

    Yorkshire Bank, recently re-branded as Virgin Money, is to close its Macclesfield branch in the new year. Yorkshire Bank came to Macclesfield in the 1970’s,...

  • School Christmas Card competition

    Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire, John Dwyer is inviting young people from across Cheshire to get creative and come up with some designs which...

  • Group tackle speeding drivers in Cheshire

    Image: (left to right) Police and Crime Commissioner John Dwyer, Cllr Steve Jones, Vice-Chair of ChALC Cllr Francis Tunney, Chair of ChALC Cllr Terry O’Neill...

  • Help children to connect with nature

    Above: Outdoor experience kit boxes will help connect more children to nature ⓒ Daniel Wildey It’s widely acknowledged that experiencing the outdoors can be a...

  • Cheshire pollution highlighted

    The National Atmospheric Emissions Inventory (NAEI) tracks pollutants in the UK – presenting data via maps showing levels of Carbon Dioxide levels in Cheshire –...

  • 83-year-old Harry runs two marathons

    An 83-year-old great-grandad is running two marathons in just one week to raise funds for The Christie at Macclesfield. Harry Newton, who lives in the...

  • Support for pandemic business recovery

    Cheshire East Council has added two more grant schemes and a recovery programme aimed at supporting businesses recovering from the impact of the pandemic. The...

  • Sexual violence support packs

    Specialist support packs that are available to survivors of sexual abuse in the county, detailing the help available and the reporting options that survivors have...

  • The Knitted Bible

    St Catherine’s Church, Over Alderley is hosting The Knitted Bible – comprising around 30 favourite scenes from the bible which are all knitted. It runs...

  • JOBS: Calling all local bricklayers

    Builders are about to move on to the Barracks Mill site and they have a shortage of bricklayers. In fact, there’s such a shortage of...

  • School caretaker jailed over historic child sex offences

    A former school caretaker and scout leader has been jailed for 25 years for historic sex offences involving young boys in Bromley, Kent. Victor Jacob,...

  • Fuel shortage?

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  • Have your say on the ‘Great North Way’

    The concept of a new green traffic-free walking and cycling path across Cheshire is to be discussed at a public meeting this week. Initially titled...

  • Scorpion will help save lives

    Above: Water and foam projected from the Scorpion HRET can reach distances of up to 90 metres Macclesfield firefighters have a new weapon in their...

  • Old Macc 2 

    Old Macc was published many years ago by local historian and ex-editor of the Macclesfield Express, Doug Pickford. Doug has kindly given ilovemacc permission to reproduce...

  • Barnaby 2020-21: Introduction to the Activity Report

    A message from the Barnaby Festival organisers The COVID-19 pandemic presented a unique but universal set of challenges for our plans for the 10th birthday...

  • Rainbow cars to reduce hate crime?

    I’ve personally experienced the investigatory ‘expertise’ and crime-fighting skills of Cheshire Police over the last few years and consistently found them wanting. I have to...

  • Old Macc 1 

    Old Macc was published many years ago by local historian and ex-editor of the Macclesfield Express, Doug Pickford. Doug has kindly given ilovemacc permission to...

  • Inquest opens on diver who drowned off the Anglesey coast

    Above: MV Segontium, off the coast of Anglesey The inquest into his death, Peter John Morgan, 64, of Birtles Road, Macclesfield, was formally opened in...

  • Natasha has been found

    Cheshire Police have informed us that Natasha Freeman has been found safe and well. Thanks to all who helped locate her. Share this...FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinemailRedditTumblr