News

  • 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...

  • 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...