News

  • Jailed for drug-dealing in Macclesfield

    A member of the ‘Manc Jack’ county lines drug-dealer team has been jailed. Ciaran Laurie appeared at Chester Crown Court on Friday 12 July where...

  • Catalogue of car-park cock-ups for CEC

    A catalogue of delays in opening the new £11m multi-storey car park has left Crewe short of 218 parking spaces The 390-space car park in...

  • Major Crewe highway scheme opens

    Macclesfield residents must be delighted to learn that a major highways project, linking Crewe to Leighton Hospital has been opened. The opening of yet another...

  • Please don’t mix up recycling and burials!

    Cheshire East Council is ‘redesigning’ how it handles waste, recycling and bereavement services. We’d all better start praying that it doesn’t stay true to form...

  • Just for a change – a Tesco scam

    Yes it’s another scam to watch out for – this one purporting to be from Tesco. The ‘tell’ in this one is pretty evident. The...

  • Closure order in usually quiet Gawsworth neighbourhood

    Macclesfield police have closed a property on Pennington’s Lane, Gawsworth – historically a quiet road associated with the retired and elderly. Police were granted the...

  • National Trust Summer of Play

    Summer of Play is a chance to discover a world of adventure and play at National Trust locations across Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Liverpool and Lancashire ...

  • Cheshire East on verge of bankruptcy?

    Cheshire East Council could be facing “effective bankruptcy” unless it acts soon. The corporate peer challenge of Cheshire East Council, conducted by senior councillors and...

  • National Garden Scheme

    Whether you are a plantaholic looking for beautiful border inspiration or to buy great plants. Or maybe someone looking for a calming space to enjoy...

  • Children protest closure of their library

    Bollington children and their families met outside Bollington Library to protest at its threatened closure. Many of the schoolchildren brought drawings of the library they’d...

  • Peak Park archaeology event

    If you’re fascinated by how people lived in the past, check out a free event at Castleton Visitor Centre on Friday 26 July. The drop-in...

  • The Gruffalo is heading for Delamere Forest

    With the summer holidays nearly upon us, it’s time to plan activities to keep the kids entertained for the next six weeks. Forestry England offers...

  • Consultants fundraise for Dementia Ward

    Two consultants from Macclesfield Hospital have raised over £2,000 for the dementia ward after walking over 150km at the Isle of Wight Ultra Challenge. Dr...

  • More Cheshire East incompetence?

    Cheshire East Councillors is sporting yet more egg on its corporate face, as an administration error forced a critical meeting to be cancelled. The meeting,...

  • Do you know what your child is looking at?

    Cheshire Police are urging parents to speak to their children about sharing images online. Detectives from the Protecting Vulnerable People team were contacted by a...