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  • Flippin’ fantastic!

    Above: Competitors at Macclesfield Pancake Race 2023 East Cheshire NHS Charity’s annual pancake race returns to Macclesfield for 2024. Teams from businesses, clubs and organisations...

  • MP opposes recycling centre closures

    Macclesfield MP, David Rutley, has set out his strong opposition to the proposed closure of either the Bollington or Poynton household waste recycling centres. He...

  • Rotary Swimathon 2024

    The Rotary club of Macclesfield Castle’s annual 50/ 50 SWIMATHON is taking place again at Macclesfield Leisure centre on Sunday 17th March. Over the last...

  • Do you know any of these these men?

    Police investigating a number of assaults in Knutsford have released CCTV images of people they would like to speak to. At around 1.25am on Sunday...

  • Spidey Saturday

    Spidey Saturday will celebrate the launch of the Amazing Fantasy #15 Exhibition at Macclesfield Silk Museum. Expect a full day of fun, facts and fantastic...

  • Community grant funding

    The Rural England prosperity fund has been created for councils to deliver as part of the UK government’s levelling-up programme. The grants are available to...

  • Peak Mosaic secures champion national parks

    Peak District Mosaic has secured £557,955 from The National Lottery Heritage Fund to deliver its Championing National Parks for Everyone project. The project will help...

  • What’s on at Cinemac

    Cinemac Listings Tuesday 16 January – Thursday 25th Monday 15th & Tuesday 16th One Life (12A) – 14:00, 19:30 Wonka (PG) 2h – 16:45 Wednesday...

  • Questions raised by new Cheshire East CEO’s former council

    Southend residents were kept “in the dark” following the sudden departure of its council chief executive according to a member of its council.  Rob Polkinghorne...

  • RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch

    The RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch 2024 is just around the corner – 26-28 January. The Big Garden Birdwatch is the UK’s biggest citizen science wildlife...

  • TV Licensing scam

    Keep your eyes peeled for yet another TV Licensing scam. The email won’t fool most of us, but if you have any vulnerable family members...

  • Green bin collection scheme failing?

    Cheshire East Council’s plans to raise funds appears to have hit the skids with nearly half of the residents needed rejecting the scheme. So far...

  • Legend – The Music of Bob Marley

    Fri 26 Jan 2024, 7:30pm – Buxton Opera House When you think reggae, there is only one name that comes to mind – the legend...

  • Lunar new year celebrations in Macclesfield

    As the Western end of the ancient Silk Road, Macclesfield celebrate its links with China and welcomes in the Year of the Dragon. 11:30am – Dragon...

  • Man charged following Macclesfield stop check

    A man who was arrested following a stop check on a vehicle in Macclesfield has now been charged. Wayne Gardner, was arrested at around 11.30...

  • Mental Health Forum

    New beginnings and future plans for the East Cheshire Mental Health Forum was the key focus when Macclesfield MP, David Rutley recently met with committee...

  • Macclesfield Literary and Philosophical Society

    Macc Lit and Phil Society’s season continues on Tuesday 16th January starting at the usual time 7.30 pm at Macclesfield Library. Ed Griffen spoke in early 2021...

  • Shoplifter found

    Thanks to response to publicity, police have apprehended the woman they were looking to speak to in relation to a shoplifting incident. Charlotte Tetley of...

  • The world’s greatest female anthems!

    Sunday 11th February – Buxton Opera House Having performed to audiences of up to 120,000 and backed by a band of world class musicians, these women...

  • What’s on at Cinemac

    Cinemac Listings 4th to 25th January Wednesday January 3rd Wonka (PG) 2h – 11:00, 13:45 Thursday 4th Wonka (PG) 2h – 11:00, 13:45, 16:30 Aquaman...