All posts by Editor

  • Manchester Airports group seeks financial waiver

    Manchester Airports Group (MAG) is seeking approval to waive any breach of covenants on the group’s £1.96bn bonds and rolling credit facility. The plea is...

  • MP welcomes tougher sentences for animal cruelty

    David Rutley, Macclesfield’s MP, welcomed the passing of the Animal Welfare (Sentencing) Bill into law yestereday (Thursday 29th April), which increases the maximum penalty for...

  • Bosley mill owner cleared of gross negligence manslaughter

    The owner of the firm Wood Treatment Ltd, George Boden, has been cleared of gross negligence manslaughter after an explosion which killed four workers, but...

  • Rotary’s Dragons’ Den style Zoom meeting

    The Rotary Club of Macclesfield Castle invited three ‘Dragons’ to hear presentations from each of five local charities which had been finally selected from 11...

  • Council consults on housing documents 

    Cheshire East Council is inviting comments on two housing documents that would provide further guidance to developers and property owners and support the authority in...

  • Cheshire East AGM

    Cheshire East Council’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held as a remote meeting on Tuesday 4 May, at 5pm. The meeting will confirm the...

  • Macclesfield Eco Summit

    Macclesfield Town Council and Macctastic Eco Network invite you to join them for an Eco Summit Local eco network group Macctastic which was formed following...

  • Voices from Kinder Scout

    Journeys through the Peak District in word and sound The third chapter of Voices From The Peak audio artwork is being released on Saturday 24...

  • Daredevil Andrew’s charity wing-walk

    Above: Archive image of Breitling wing-walker Local daredevil, Andrew Hine, will tie himself to the wing of a plane twice in an attempt to collect...

  • Silkmen superfan Greg’s SuperSilkmen

    Macclesfield FC superfan and Glass Ankle member, Greg Jackson, has a fundraising hit on his hands with a song and video about his love for...

  • Fighting blood cancer with “Cheeky Swabs”

    Local MP, David Rutley, learned how “cheeky swabs” can play a vital role in the fight against blood cancer when he recently met Pete McCleave,...

  • King’s housing scheme to go ahead

    Housebuilder, Hillcrest, has been given the green light to proceed with developing 121 homes at the former King’s School site in Macclesfield, having secured planning...

  • Celebrate spring with #BlossomWatch day

    Above: Enjoying the magic of cherry blossom at Cotehele in Cornwall. ⓒ Steven Haywood The National Trust is urging people to use the longer warmer...

  • Class A drugs dealer jailed

    A class A drugs dealer has been jailed following a stop and search by Macclesfield police. On 15th March a plain-clothed officers on patrol witnessed...

  • New agency’s expansion plans

    New Macclesfield-based digital agency, Karman Digital,  intends to create 10 new jobs in 2021.  Karman Digital was launched in March by Jon Pittham (pictured), previously founder...

  • Missing man found

    LATEST: MIKE RICKARD HAS BEEN FOUND – thanks to everyone who helped in the search. Police are appealing for help to locate Mike Rickard, who...

  • ‘Seize the Day’ to help the Hospice

    Professional drummer Elliott Henshaw’s recording of ‘Seize the Day’ is raising vital funds for East Cheshire Hospice. Composed by Elliott with lyrics by Miranda Wilford,...

  • Treacle Market returns

    Sunday 25th April sees the long awaited return to Macclesfield’s streets for the Treacle Market – which, as a result of the Covid pandemic, has...

  • musicMagpie’s AIM float

    Music Magpie, founded in Macclesfield in 2007 by Steve Oliver and Walter Gleeson – as a way for people to sell their unwanted CD’s, DVD’s...

  • Cheshire East parents get primary school of choice

    Cheshire East Council’s school admissions team continue to work with schools to ensure that parents and carers receive primary school places for children due to...