• Silvertown support The Silkmen

    Silvertown Taxis have extended their support for Macclesfield FC. For just over 35 years, Silvertown Taxis has been an integral part of the local community,...

  • Quiz the Candidates! 

    Two public events are to be held in Macclesfield giving voters the chance to quiz all seven of the town‘s general election candidates. The first event is...

  • Experience sunset at Chester Zoo

    Chester Zoo is to stay open as the sun sets over two special weeks this summer.  The zoo’s new Afterglow event will offer visitors a...

  • Acres of fun – hopefully in the sun

    The Royal Cheshire County Show, celebrating its 186th anniversary this year, is one of the oldest and most popular agricultural shows in the UK. As...

  • Visit a garden this weekend

    One House Walled Garden in Rainow (pictured above and below) is open to the public on Saturday 15 June. An historic early C18 walled kitchen...

  • Fatal rail accident narrowly avoided

    The Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) has started its investigation into a runaway railway track trolley and its subsequent collision with work site equipment at...

  • Prepare for the General Election

    Cheshire East residents are being urged to prepare ahead of the UK parliamentary General Election taking place on Thursday 4 July. Polling cards will start...

  • Two wheel safety promoted

    A national crusade to help keep all road users safe is being supported in Cheshire this month. Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service and Cheshire Police...

  • Another day, another scam

    Hot on the heels of the First Direct Bank scam, a DHL one arrived. We always consign them to a Junk folder, but there must...

  • The email scammers are at it again

    The sole aim of this email – from First Direct Bank –  is to part you from your hard-earned funds – so keep your wits...

  • Royal Cheshire Show – Win a VIP Package

    The Royal Cheshire County Show is offering a fantastic opportunity for one lucky family to win a VIP Day at this year’s Show on the...

  • Mother’s plea after son’s Parklife death

    The mother of a man who died after being punched at a music festival has issued a plea on the 10th anniversary of his death....

  • Spitfire to fly over Goostrey today

    If you’re in the Goostrey area today lookout for an original Supermarine Spitfire. Marking the 80th anniversary of the D-Day landings, a World War II...

  • National Garden Scheme

    Visiting group gardens is a great way to find a wheelbarrow of horticultural inspiration in your nearest city, town or village. With two or more...

  • Jordangate car park closing for three days

    Macclesfield’s Jordangate car park will close for three days, from Tuesday 18 to Thursday 20 June, while electrical works are undertaken.  Signage is in place...

  • Goostrey gardens open for the hospice

    This Sunday, 15 glorious gardens in Goostrey will open up to the public in support of East Cheshire Hospice. Don’t miss out on the blooming...

  • Are you using too much water?

    United Utilities appear to be targeting some householders accusing them of excessive water usage. Cenergist/United Utilities have written to homes in Macclesfield offering a ‘free...

  • Cheshire police officer who stormed Normandy

    As the country commemorates the anniversary of the D-Day landings, we look back at the life of Ernest Mather, a Cheshire Police Officer and army...

  • National Volunteers’ Week: Make a difference

    This National Volunteers’ Week, Cheshire East gives a massive thanks to all volunteers who support it, but highlighting a new service that helps people in...

  • Career changers to be celebrated at RHS Tatton

    Above: The Safe Space Garden – designed by Chris Reynolds, as a nourishing and inclusive space to aid victims of crime in their recovery. The...