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Tributes to pioneering cancer scientist

Barry Furr, 71, from Macclesfield, was chief scientist at AstraZeneca and was revered for his work on cancer drugs

Terminally ill man races against time to plan his dream wedding

James Mottershead, 30, from Macclesfield, has been told he has months to live.

Death of man hit by train not suspicious, say police

Emergency services were called to railway line near Alderley Edge just before 10am on Sunday

UK solar eclipse: Prof Brian Cox and Dara O'Briain to host Stargazing Live from Jodrell Bank during dramatic event

The show will be broadcast from the Macclesfield centre over three days, coinciding with the much-anticipated astronomical event on March 20

Concerned villagers to hold public meeting over plans for wedding venue in the forest

Residents in Langley are holding the meeting to discuss an application for music and alcohol in Macclesfield Forest.

Dog owners raise alarm after sign posted warning of poisoning in park

The sign placed on the entrance to South Park, Macclesfield, warned dog walkers about rat poison

Campaigners say bid to buy Curtis house have conceded it is unlikely to succeed

Campaigners launched a crowd-funding site to raise £150,000 to purchase the terrace on Barton Street, Macclesfield

UK solar eclipse: Prof Brian Cox and Dara O'Briain to host Stargazing Live from Jodrell Bank during dramatic event

The show will be broadcast from the Macclesfield centre over three days, coinciding with the much-anticipated astronomical event on March 20

Concerned villagers to hold public meeting over plans for wedding venue in the forest

Residents in Langley are holding the meeting to discuss an application for music and alcohol in Macclesfield Forest.

Pub worker steals cancer charity cash after organising event

Evelyn Seymour pilfered the cash to pay her rent, a court heard.

Fury as fines given by hospital’s ParkingEye

The ParkingEye system electronically records the registration of vehicles entering and leaving the hospital site, and uses the data to enforce parking penalties.

Askey finally able to shuffle his pack

Macc Town manager has a pleasant selection problem

Heroes at both ends lead to semi-final berth

Waide paves the way, Ritchie repels Crewe and  deadly Danny finds the finish

Patience paid off for Askey

Virtue of Macc Town boss saw him reap the rewards

Ready for the run-in

New blood brought in, Silkmen boss now steeling himself for a fight to the finish

Big brother is Rowey’s spur

Silkmen winger would be content with promotion via Wembley win - if only so he can gun down Tommy's boasts

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

Blues captain bitter after Blackheath collapse

Finnemore admits Saturday's loss cuts him deeply

Second half sees lead wiped out

Blues hold an advantage at the break but Blackheath fight back

Architects of their own downfall - again

Macclesfield coach rues Blues' two scores conceded in Coventry defeat

Tributes to pioneering cancer scientist

Barry Furr, 71, from Macclesfield, was chief scientist at AstraZeneca and was revered for his work on cancer drugs

Young dancers from Macclesfield on fundraising mission in bid for glory at Dance World Cup

The team of dancers from Handforth and Prestbury School of Dance in Macclesfield have been picked for Team England in the competition.

Family silk firm is flying the flag for Macclesfield sewing heritage

Ron Smart, of Bollington silk firm RA Smart, invited dignitaries for a special event to show the work they are doing to 'bring sewing back to Macc'.

Dream trip after 5km charity walk

After hearing about the family’s plight, teachers decided to organise a 5km fundraising walk down the Bollin Valley on their behalf.

Pictures: Snowy scenes across the town

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More school closures and gritters out in force across Macclesfield and Wilmslow as snow causes disruption for residents, drivers and businesses.

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Karen Britton
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Ben Turner
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Vic Barlow
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