All posts by Editor

  • Peak District Park celebrates 70th birthday

    Seventy years ago this year the Peak District National Park became the UK’s original national park, designated on 17 April, 1951. With the foundations set...

  • Plans for 134 homes at Henbury approved

    Housebuilders Bellway has secured reserved matters approval for 134 homes off Chelford Road in Henbury, but was refused permission on an additional 23-home plot. Bellway...

  • Food and energy vouchers for the vulnerable

    Cheshire East Council together with schools, colleges, early years settings and other family support services have distributed more than 22,000 supermarket and energy vouchers to...

  • Revitalising Macclesfield’s town centre

    Work on an enhancement scheme in Macclesfield town centre will begin after the Easter break. The Castle Street scheme will see footways widened and resurfaced...

  • Tytherington dog theft thwarted

    A dog theft was narrowly avoided this morning by the swift actions of the owner. The owner was walking her dog along Sandwich Drive, Tytherington...

  • Your missing pet dog could have been found

    Police officers have seized 83 dogs from a traveller site, with fears many may be stolen. The animals were found during an almost 10-hour search...

  • Make your business Smarter

    A Macclesfield manufacturer has urged others to follow in their footsteps by adopting technology and digital tools to survive and thrive. Businesses from across the...

  • The Christie at Macclesfield tops out 

    The £26m cancer centre at Macclesfield District Hospital has reached its highest point and remains on course to complete later this year.  The project was...

  • Pott Shrigley Church School a year on from Covid

    A message from the head of Pott Shrigley Church School As we locked the gates to Pott Shrigley Church School on Friday 20th March 2020...

  • LLoyds Credit Card scam

    If you receive a text message from Lloyds Bank – it may not be from Lloyds. The message sent reads something like: LLOYDS: A payment...

  • Road Map for Treacle 2021

    It’s been a very long three months since Treacle last traded before Christmas – and the organisers  have decided to hold back for March rather than...

  • NEST project win for Nexer Digital

    Macclesfield-based design agency Nexer Digital (previously Sigma) has won a two-year contract with the National Employment Savings Trust Corporation (NEST) to help build service design...

  • The National Trust #BlossomWatch gets underway

    Above: Damson blossom in bloom at Brockhampton Estate in Herefordshire. Image: Ranger Tim Pyne Britons report ‘massive boost’ in nature connection since pandemic started, as...

  • Tidy Planet expansion

    Macclesfield-based Tidy Planet has expanded its operations into Italy, appointing environmental solutions firm Ecologia Soluzione Ambiente (ESA), as the exclusive Italian partner of its food...

  • King’s School redevelopment

    There are so many images doing the rounds we thought our readers might be interested in the current state-of-play of plans for the King’s School...

  • Encouraging year for Peak District Peregrines

    The Peak District Bird of Prey Initiative has published its 2020 final report, showing encouraging breeding successes for several bird of prey species in moorland...

  • Local studio behind The Lost Pirate Kingdom

    Wilmslow-based visual effects studio Stonesoup VFX has created visuals for new Netflix show ‘The Lost Pirate Kingdom’ which is released today.  As well as producing...

  • New lease of life for The Hanging Gate

    Plans have been unveiled to reopen The Hanging Gate, in Wincle Lane, Higher Sutton, thought to be the highest pub in Cheshire which pulled its...

  • Fixed Penalty Notices for Covid rule breaches

    A total of 156 fines have been handed out for Covid regulation breaches in the Macclesfield policing area during the current lockdown. According to Cheshire...

  • Sexual offender jailed

    Luc Roth, formerly of Ravenhoe Lane Rainow, has been jailed for 50 months after committing a sexual offence at an address in Macclesfield. At Chester...