All posts by Editor

  • Controversial Chelford Road housing scheme approved

    Ignoring a significant flood risk, Cheshire East Council have approved plans to build 216 homes on land south of Chelford Road. This was the second...

  • Runcorn Linnets 2 Macclesfield FC 1

    The Silkmen suffered their first defeat under David McNabb on Tuesday evening, despite Lewis Fensome putting Macc ahead in the 39th minute. Two Runcorn goals...

  • Tissington Trail winter closures

    Above: Tissington Trail ⓒ Daniel Wildey Sections of the Tissington Trail between Mapleton and Alsop-en-le-Dale will be closed during December 2022 to February 2023 as...

  • Macclesfield author sues John Lewis over Fred

    Macclesfield children’s book author, Fay Evans, who claims that John Lewis copied her dragon for its 2019 Christmas advertising campaign is suing them in a ‘David...

  • The Land Of Might-Have-Been

    Buxton International Festival and Norwich Theatre will launch a ground-breaking new co-production for 2023, ‘The Land Of Might-Have-Been’. The new musical is built around the...

  • New Finance Director for Arighi Bianchi

    Arighi Bianchi has appointed Susie Harding as Finance Director. Susie also joins the business’ board of directors, the first time a non-family member of the...

  • Craig is fighting for his life

    Craig Williams was hit by a car as he made his way home (Image: Chris Wilcock) A Go Fund Me fundraiser has been set up...

  • What’s on at Cinemac

    Cinemac Listings Live on stage: December 16th:JD King – The UK’s no.1 Elvis Tribute Act 19:30 December 17thEvent to be announced 23/11 December 23rd:Free Tickets...

  • Macclesfield Brass seek MD

    Macclesfield Brass are looking for a professional musician as their new MD. They are a friendly, established community band with players from a variety of...

  • David McNabb on Mossley victory

    The Silkmen secured maximum points against Mossley, as David McNabb’s side secured a pulsating 4 – 3 victory. Mark Duffy opened the scoring, with Tom...

  • Cheshire East households facing huge council tax bills

    The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Jeremy Hunt, announced more flexibility for local authorities to set their council tax rates The Autumn Statement said councils in...

  • Have you seen this man?

    Police are looking for Thomas Curley after a woman was threatened and seriously assaulted. The 18-year-old victim was “strangled, suffocated, tied up, burned and beaten”...

  • Closure order on Dawson Road house

    A house on Dawson Road, Macclesfield, that caused untold misery to other residents, has been closed down. Cheshire Police had received numerous reports of ASB...

  • Poynton main road closure

    Parts of the A523 London Road and Street Lane will see temporary closures to facilitate works on the Poynton Relief Road project. Street Lane will...

  • Trapped dead pigeons piling up in Black Lane mill

    Dead pigeons are “piling up” behind steel mesh covering windows at a disused mill, the RSPCA has said. The birds have flown in to the...

  • The Antikythera Mechanism

    The next meeting of Macclesfield Lit & Phil is on Thursday 17th November starting at 7.30 pm in Macclesfield Library. Adam Wojcik from University College London...

  • Trafford 0 Macclesfield 1 – match highlights

    The Silkmen claimed all three points at Shawe View, as Nicky Maynard’s incredible first-half strike proved to be the difference between the two sides. The...

  • Man charged for failing to stop after collision with child

    The driver of a car which failed to stop after a collision in Macclesfield has ben charged. Police were called to reports of a collision...

  • LSH Auto sponsors Macclesfield FC VIP Lounge

    Macclesfield Mercedes dealership, LSH Auto, is the exclusive sponsor of the VIP lounge at Macclesfield FC. New for this season, the Mercedes-Benz of Macclesfield VIP...

  • Award for Macclesfield’s Just Drop In

    The Equilibrium Foundation has announced the latest winners of its community support scheme grants. The scheme, which was set up in 2015 by Equilibrium Financial...