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ilovemacc is the one-stop news, information and business website for Macclesfield and the ‘golden triangle’ of Prestbury, Alderley and Wilmslow.

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  • Alderley Park scheme to create 1,600 jobs

    A scheme which could accommodate up to 1,600 new science and tech jobs has been submitted for planning approval. Bruntwood SciTech, a 50:50 joint venture...

  • Macclesfield Mayor’s Quiz Night

    The Mayor of Macclesfield, Councillor Fiona Wilson, invites you to a charity quiz night in aid of the Mayor’s charities – Macclesfield Youth Brass Band...

  • Local farming hero Danny

    Macclesfield’s MP, David Rutley met with local dairy farmer, Danny Newton from Gawsworth, following his nomination to the National Farming Union (NFU) Community Farming Hero...

  • What’s on at Cinemac

    Cinemac listings Wednesday 7th September to Thursday 15th September 2022 See How They Run, Tad The Lost Explorer And The Curse Of The Mummy &...

  • That’ll be the day

    Tuesday 20 September 2022 – 7:30pm – Buxton Opera House Following the huge success of the 35th Anniversary Tour, That’ll Be The Day is back on...

  • MP calls for a halt to Broken Cross roundabout chaos

    Local MP, David Rutley, has entered the fray surrounding Broken Cross roundabout’s laughingly-described ‘improvement’. He’s calling on Cheshire East Council and Bellway Homes to end...

  • Jazz funk legends Shakatak

    Shakatak: Night Birds 40th Anniversary Tour Tuesday 27 September 2022 – 7.30pm Buxton Opera House With a career spanning more than three decades and a back catalogue...

  • Arley Hall & Gardens

    Arley Hall is one of the most interesting and attractive stately homes in the North West. The elaborate ceilings and oak panelling, impressive fireplaces, intricate...

  • Applications invited for Community Action Fund

    The Police and Crime Commissioner’s Community Action Fund has reopened, with money available for projects across Cheshire aimed at preventing crime and anti-social behaviour. The...

  • What’s on at Cinemac

    National Cinema Day is here! On September 3rd, we’re celebrating the joy of Cinema! Our Standard & Luxe Seats are just £3 each and our...

  • ‘Forgotten’ soldiers added to cenotaph

    Macclesfield Branch Royal British Legion has successfully crowdfunded the money needed to add 53 forgotten names from WW1 to Macclesfield cenotaph. Check out: https://crowd.in/NJlsls There’s...

  • Major upgrade of rail signals completed

    As part of a £45m project, during the August bank holiday weekend signals over a key section of the West Coast main line through Cheshire...

  • The future is green for some

    A Cheshire town, aiming to become the UK’s first carbon-reducing ‘hydrogen village’, has reached a key milestone. Sadly, it’s not Macclesfield, but the Whitby area...

  • Macclesfield tip two day closure

    Macclesfield Household Waste Recycling Centre will be closed on September 6 and 7. Part of the site regularly suffers from pooling water and the temporary...

  • Co-op petrol stations taken over by ASDA

    Asda confirmed it has agreed to acquire 132 sites from Manchester-based The Co-operative Group in a deal worth £438m. It is part of the supermarket...

  • Child attacked by dog but police fail to act

    Despite apparently incontrovertible CCTV evidence, showing a dog attacking a child, Macclesfield Police have declined to pursue a case against the owner – for failing...

  • Man charged with theft from vehicles in Macclesfield

    Officers investigating reports of theft from vehicles in Macclesfield have charged a man. Tom Cole, 36, of Parkgate Road, Macclesfield was arrested and subsequently charged...

  • Crompton Road stabbing – man charged

    Cheshire police have charged a 21-year-old man, in connection with the stabbing of a 62-year-ol man, in Crompton Road, Macclesfield. Thomas Coppock, of Crompton Road,...

  • Former Leeds and Bolton midfielder signs for Macclesfield FC

    Macclesfield FC have signed former Crewe Alexandra, Leeds and Bolton midfielder Luke Murphy. The 32-year-old was a free agent after leaving Crewe over the summer...

  • Crompton Road stabbing

    Cheshire police, investigating a stabbing on Crompton Road in Macclesfield, have arrested a 21-year-old man. An 62-year-old man suffered numerous injuries to his body and...