All posts by Editor

  • Cheshire East Ranger events – November

    Winter is almost upon us, but Cheshire East’s countryside sites are still providing some stunning views. We’ve been blessed with some amazing sunsets and misty...

  • Opticians sets sights on DVLA testing

    A Macclesfield opticians has invested over £15,000 upgrading its field of vision machines to meet DVLA screening standards and become the only DVLA testing provider...

  • Lyme Green housing scheme recommended for approval

    Plans for a 42-home scheme in Lyme Green have again been recommended for approval despite objections from the parish council and local residents. Morris Homes...

  • Consultation opens on National Park Authority car park charging

    A consultation has opened this week on proposed changes to car parks owned and operated by the Peak District National Park Authority. The changes proposed...

  • Uncovering the secrets of our wetter past

    Above: The research site – Harborough Rocks in the background A decade-long study into unique rocks near a Derbyshire village has been uncovering the secrets...

  • Blooming marvellous Macc

    Above: Left to right: Karyn Johnston – East Cheshire Hospice, John Williams – Macclesfield In Bloom Volunteer, Gordon Richardson – Macc Wild Network, Cllr Janet...

  • Mike Oldfield’s Tubular Bells

    The 50th Anniversary Celebration UK Tour Buxton Opera House, 14th February 2023 To celebrate next year’s 50th anniversary of Mike Oldfield’s Tubular Bells, the multi-million-selling...

  • Become a fostering recruitment champion

    An innovative fostering recruitment scheme was at the top of the agenda during a recent meeting with David Rutley, MP for Macclesfield, and members of...

  • Chelford Road housing plans deferred

    Following three hours of discussion, a decision on plans to introduce 216 homes at Chelford Road was deferred by Cheshire East’s strategic planning board. Although...

  • What’s the point of News?

    The next meeting of Macclesfield Lit & Phil is on Tuesday 18th October – starting at 7.30 pm – in Macclesfield Library. Tony Harcup, Emeritus Fellow...

  • Time to book the Sleeping Beauty

    Buxton Opera House – Saturday 10 December 2022–Sunday 1 January 2023 There is nothing like a dame – and this time she might cast a...

  • Parson’s Chameleon hatched at Chester Zoo

    Reptile experts at Chester Zoo have become the first in the UK to successfully breed the world’s largest chameleon. The first of the rare hatchlings...

  • AutoTrader award for LSH Auto

    Owners of Mercedes Benz of Macclesfield, LSH Auto, has won the People & Culture Award at the AutoTrader Retailer Awards 2022. The AutoTrader Retailer Awards...

  • County lines drug dealers targeted

    Criminals linked to county lines drug dealing have been targeted during a week of action across Cheshire. Local arrests included Samuel Sommerville, 18, of Bridge...

  • ‘Could I do the Ian Curtis dance?’

    ‘The first time we played She’s Lost Control they had around 150 Joy Division fans there. I ran to my trailer and vomited. One guy...

  • Sammy returns to Macc FC as mentor

    Sammy: “The affinity I have with the fans is one of the main reasons why I wanted to come back” Share this... Facebook Pinterest Twitter...

  • Children inspired to discover the Peak District

    Equip Outdoor Technologies has teamed up with the Peak District National Park Foundation to inspire more young people to discover – and care for –...

  • Free tickets for Chester Zoo

    5,000 free tickets to visit Chester Zoo have been released for charities, not-for-profits and community groups in the UK. The conservation zoo’s Charity Connections Scheme...

  • What’s on at Cinemac

    Cinemac Listings Some great films coming up for this October Half-Term.The brilliant new children’s film: Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile is on screen from Friday.Michael Myers returns...

  • #LookCloser to spot signs of child exploitation

    The #LookCloser campaign, organised by charity The Children’s Society aims to raise awareness surrounding child exploitation including the different forms that child exploitation can take,...