All posts by Editor

  • Macclesfield’s Music Mash

    Barnaby Bright presents Music Mash a call-out to musicians to offer them an industry-led placement and bursary of £500 Barnaby Bright is a collection of...

  • Protect your pooch!

    In response to the increased fear of pet theft, Neighbourhood Watch has launched the PROTECT YOUR POOCH campaign.  The campaign will run on social media...

  • Attempted kidnap in Macclesfield

    Cheshire police arrested two men on suspicion of kidnap following an incident at around 10.40pm on Sunday 16 May. A 15-year-old boy claimed to have...

  • Porsche owners support The Christie

    Owners and fans of Porsche cars across the north west have pledged to make The Christie in Macclesfield their charity of the year to turbo-boost...

  • Cheshire’s new PCC – John Dwyer

    PCC John Dwyer with Chief Constable Mark Roberts. John Dwyer has started in the role as Cheshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner following his election victory....

  • Barnaby Bright collection

    Barnaby Bright is a collection of midsummer events that will take place this June around the summer solstice in the historic spaces of Macclesfield town...

  • Macclesfield man jailed for kidnap and rape

    A 27-year-old Macclesfield man has been jailed for 15 years, and given an extended five years on licence, after kidnapping and raping an underage girl....

  • Barnaby Bright 2021 seeks volunteers

    It’s the enthusiastic, hardworking and creative people who live in and around Macclesfield that make Macclesfield Barnaby Festival happen. The organisers, keen to hear from...

  • Belong helps Spring flourish

    Belong Macclesfield, the care home on Kennedy Avenue, has welcomed spring with its residents, thanks to the support of local businesses and their help with...

  • It’s in the bag!

    Above: Foundation litter pickers (left to right): Steve Turner, Andrew McCloy, Claire Barlow, Sarah Wilks, Jen Lowthrop Trustees, staff and volunteers of the Peak District National...

  • A taste of the year ahead at Buxton Opera House

    If, like us, you’ve been missing your regular theatre fix at Buxton Opera House, their new mini brochure could just be thing you’re looking for....

  • Barnaby Update

    May has arrived, the greening of Spring is all around, and with that some exciting new updates from Barnaby Festival! Firstly, the new Programme Director,...

  • John Dwyer is Cheshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner

    John Dwyer has been elected as Cheshire’s police and crime commissioner. The Conservative candidate collected 111,962 votes compared to the second candidate, incumbent David Keane...

  • On this day in 1818 in Macclesfield

    On May 5, 1818, a man attended at Macclesfield market with his wife wearing a halter around her neck; he was offering her for sale!...

  • Jet2, Ryanair, easyJet and TUI flight update

    Hoping for a holiday abroad this summer? The Government has said foreign flights might be on the cards after May 17 – but what are...

  • Cheshire County Cricket League

    Chester Boughton Hall moved into a 15 points lead in the Cheshire County Cricket League’s Premier Division when they beat Wirral rivals Neston by seven...

  • Armed group claimed to be ‘nature lovers’

    When Peak District National Park Rangers encountered a group of people in Macclesfield Forest they claimed to be ‘nature lovers’. However, the rangers’ suspicions were...

  • Bosley Mill managers cleared over 2015 explosion

    Two managers of a wood mill have been cleared of health and safety offences following an explosion which killed four people in 2015. A jury...

  • The Greatest Show in the North West is back!

    The Royal Cheshire County Show is a grand celebration of everything we know and love about farming and the countryside. One of the most highly...

  • ASB house closed down

    A terraced cottage in Mill Road, Macclesfield has been closed for three months in response to persistent drug use and anti-social behaviour (ASB). Police officers...