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Poynton para-cyclist Sophie Thornhill takes gold at Commonwealth Games

The 18-year-old from Disley and her pilot Helen Scott beat Scotland's Aileen McGlynn (2-0 in a best of three) in the final of the women's sprint B2 tandem at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome

Director’s tragedy inspires first film

Twenty-year-old Millie Ralston’s is using her father Andrew Ralston's death top inspire her first professional film

Voters urged to have a say

Ballot papers sent out to more than 50,000 residents in Macclesfield asking them if they back the creation of a new town council or seven smaller parish councils.

Brother of Robert Hart appeals to 'attackers girlfriend': Give killer's name to police

Richard Hart, 30, made the appeal to a woman seen pulling away the man who delivered a devastating punch leading to Robert’s death.

Robert Hart detectives identify eight witnesses after Crimewatch appeal to catch killer

Robert Hart and his girlfriend Gemma Parry at the Parklife Weekender at Heaton Park
Police thanked the public and M.E.N. readers after we published images of 12 festival-goers who could hold vital information about the single punch which led to the 26-year-old’s death

Benefits cheat in 9k claim

Kelly Rowe, 29, must repay all over payments and complete 50 hours unpaid work after her fraud was uncovered by detectives.

Director’s tragedy inspires first film

Twenty-year-old Millie Ralston’s is using her father Andrew Ralston's death top inspire her first professional film

Brother of Robert Hart appeals to 'attacker's girlfriend': Give killer's name to police

Richard Hart, 30, made the appeal to a woman seen pulling away the man who delivered a devastating punch leading to Robert’s death.

Robert Hart detectives identify eight witnesses after Crimewatch appeal to catch killer

Robert Hart and his girlfriend Gemma Parry at the Parklife Weekender at Heaton Park
Police thanked the public and M.E.N. readers after we published images of 12 festival-goers who could hold vital information about the single punch which led to the 26-year-old’s death

Robert Hart killing: Murder squad detectives get flood of new calls after Crimewatch appeal

Robert Hart and his girlfriend Gemma Parry at the Parklife Weekender at Heaton Park
Half-a-dozen concert-goers have come forward who were close to the 26-year-old when he was punched to the ground at the Parklife Weekender music festival at Heaton Park.

Benefits cheat in 9k claim

Kelly Rowe, 29, must repay all over payments and complete 50 hours unpaid work after her fraud was uncovered by detectives.

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

Stockport para-cyclist Sophie Thornhill takes gold at Commonwealth Games

The 18-year-old from Disley and her pilot Helen Scott beat Scotland's Aileen McGlynn (2-0 in a best of three) in the final of the women's sprint B2 tandem at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome

Money's too tight to mention - and time's running low too

Askey being asked to work miracles on a fraction of last year's budget

That's the Waide to do it

Fairhurst marked his latest return with the only goal of the game against the Railwaymen

Good to be back at Macc

Holroyd was ready to re-sign after the final whistle at Alfreton

Turnbull and Pilkington back at Macc

Two players sign up for more at the Moss Rose

Director’s tragedy inspires first film

Twenty-year-old Millie Ralston’s is using her father Andrew Ralston's death top inspire her first professional film

Father’s pride for filmmaker son

Nat McKinstry, 92, from Macclesfield, met former James Bond star Timothy Dalton and heart-throb Josh Hartnett as they finished filming new TV series Penny Dreadful, which involves art-director son Jonathan McKinstry.

Teen speaks of life-changing trip to South America

Alex McLaren from Poynton, near Macclesfield, spent 10 weeks in Cochabamba, one of the poorest parts of Bolivia, as a volunteer for the children’s charity Tearfund.

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.

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