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Man who threatened to stab himself in front of murder victim's mum has avoided prison

David Daley, 45,the partner of Madeline Fletcher, whose son Zain Sailsman was murdered in Macclesfield, threatened to kill himself in her garden.

Hungry thief committed two burglaries in just TEN minutes

William Thornton said he stole to eat after problems with his benefits being paid

Tireless Elsie raises £1,000s for Christie

Elsie Oldfield has spent the last few years dedicating her time to fundraising for The Christie cancer hospital

Dad's marathon effort to say thanks for daughter's care

Daniel Brownhill is running the Manchester Marathon to raise money for the Manchester Children's Hospital which cared for his daughter

Hollywood heavyweight throws weight behind Silkmen

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson has pledged his allegiance to Macclesfield Town ahead of two huge games for the club

Police helicopter spotted flying above streets of Macclesfield

It has been revealed why the police chopper was said to be flying  'extremely low' by eyewitnesses

Town is sparkling after more than 40,000 blobs of chewing gum are cleaned off the streets

Workers used high-pressured jet washers to clear the sticky mess from Macclesfield streets

Man who threatened to stab himself in front of murder victim's mum has avoided prison

David Daley, 45,the partner of Madeline Fletcher, whose son Zain Sailsman was murdered in Macclesfield, threatened to kill himself in her garden.

Hungry thief committed two burglaries in just TEN minutes

William Thornton said he stole to eat after problems with his benefits being paid

Tireless Elsie raises £1,000s for Christie

Elsie Oldfield has spent the last few years dedicating her time to fundraising for The Christie cancer hospital

Police helicopter spotted flying above streets of Macclesfield

It has been revealed why the police chopper was said to be flying  'extremely low' by eyewitnesses

Hollywood heavyweight throws weight behind Silkmen

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson has pledged his allegiance to Macclesfield Town ahead of two huge games for the club

Hearing impaired youngsters enjoy a matchday visit to the Moss

The children were treated to training sessions with Macclesfield Town FC's coaches

Silkmen legend's son takes on 450 mile trek in dad's memory

Frank Beaumont was player-manager of the Silkmen when beat Telford Utd 2-0 in the first ever FA Trophy Final at Wembley Stadium.

Club together for Bully's charity drive

Silkmen skipper hitting three courses for a great cause

Get back to what got us here

Macc Town boss wants his men to play their way to success

More pain for Macclesfield

Blues take a point but fall to defeat at Old Albanians

Coach calls for strong finish to a disappointing season

Macclesfield relegated, now Heagerty aims to finish on positive note

Blues take the drop after the latest loss

Macclesfield receive a lesson in finishing from the Students and defeat confirms relegation

Blues lose sight of the basics in Park loss

Macclesfield make great guests as they gift-wrap hosts Park the win

No capital gains in London defeat

Latest loss for Macclesfield comes from first-half shortcomings

Tributes paid to teacher who inspired generations of youngsters

Tom Hickman taught at Macclesfield Central School on Byron Street for 24 years

James in the running to land place at world leading culinary school

The aspiring cook met with Michelin-starred celebrity chefs in hope of landing prize scholarship

Former headteacher cleared of indecent assaults on children

Paul Colquhoun, 70, was found not guilty on 22 charges of indecent assault.

Student's pie is the upper crust

Harry Brown's bicycle themed pie won out of 80 entries from across Cheshire and Manchester

In pictures: Children plant a field of poppies in First World War tribute

The stunning display was created by Marlborough Primary School in Macclesfield

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