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Zain's murderers face 27 years behind bars

Charlie Beadell, 22, and Ricky Jervis, 23, were found guilty of the murder of Zain Sailsman, 19, at Chester Crown Court last week.

Crime student, 36, was seeing drug dealer, 22

Julia Howard was cleared of any direct involvement in the killing of Zain Sailsman.

A dark, ugly world exposed

Reporter Stuart Greer, who has been covering the murder trial for the Express for the past six weeks, recalls the key moments in the courtroom...

Pictured: Lightning storms over Macclesfield

Lightning storms have been captured by readers of The Express

‘Murder shows terrible impact of drugs trade’

Detective Inspector Steve Jones, of the force’s major investigation team, said officers had faced a complex investigation in bringing Jervis and Beadell to justice.

No jail sentence will ever be enough say devastated family

“Zain was a much loved and cherished son and brother."

Zain's murderers face 27 years behind bars

Charlie Beadell, 22, and Ricky Jervis, 23, were found guilty of the murder of Zain Sailsman, 19, at Chester Crown Court last week.

Pictured: Lightning storms over Macclesfield

Lightning storms have been captured by readers of The Express

Crime student, 36, was seeing drug dealer, 22

Julia Howard was cleared of any direct involvement in the killing of Zain Sailsman.

A dark, ugly world exposed

Reporter Stuart Greer, who has been covering the murder trial for the Express for the past six weeks, recalls the key moments in the courtroom...

‘Murder shows terrible impact of drugs trade’

Detective Inspector Steve Jones, of the force’s major investigation team, said officers had faced a complex investigation in bringing Jervis and Beadell to justice.

Amar - the worst is over

Amar Alkadhi insists the Silkmen are returning to a period of financial stability

Efe's out on his ear

Macc's popular defender and assistant manager who returned to the Moss Rose just a year ago, has been told the budget won’t stretch far enough for John Askey to keep his lieutenant

Two in - and Askey's due to sign up too

Branagan and Cowan have re-signed for John Askey, who himself has agreed a rolling contract at Macc

Former Macclesfield Town chairman tells his side of a sorry story

Mike Rance, who stood down as chairman in 2012, is drawing a line under the story of the Silkmen’s relegation

Macclesfield Town: The takeover's off

A bid led by former vice-chairman Andy Scott to buy Macc Town has been turned down at the last minute by major shareholder Amar Alkadhi

Turnbull and Pilkington back at Macc

Two players sign up for more at the Moss Rose

Efe is staying a Silkman

A turnaround at the Moss Rose means Efe Sodje is to remain as John Askey's assistant

Moores opens the doors

England coach Peter Moores took time out to return to the club where it all began for him

Towns’ high hopes for duo

The goalkeeper, who plies his trade in the Maltese leagues, is in no doubt that ‘Sir John’ and Sodje can turn around the ailing fortunes at the Moss?Rose.

That's why Matt's gone to Iceland

Towns heads north from Malta for a new chapter in Iceland

No jail sentence will ever be enough say devastated family

“Zain was a much loved and cherished son and brother."

Rock band played Parliament after competition win

Adam Gibbons and his band Hex played at the House of Commons after being named the UK’s best young band in the Rock the House contest.

Schoolboy injured at Learning Zone campus

A BOY was taken to Macclesfield hospital after he was involved in a collision with a car outside Macclesfield Academy.

Girl with Rapunzel-like locks gets the chop for charity

Marianne Rugman, 12, has grown her hair so that it is more than a metre long.

Shhh! Mum’s the word for codebreaker!

Working mum from Macclesfield cracks US code for naval superpower

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