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  • What’s on at Cinemac

    Some great films on Cinemac’s screen over the coming weeks including:Emily, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, The 20th Anniversary screening of: Harry Potter & The Chamber...

  • No appetite for food waste

    Tackling food waste was the top priority when David Rutley, MP for Macclesfield, met the owners of E. Park & Sons, one of the UK’s...

  • Sophie is the Barnaby Artistic and Executive Director

    The Barnaby committee has announced the appointment of Sophie Ivatts as Artistic and Executive Director of Macclesfield Barnaby Festival. In this role she will be...

  • 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 –...