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Council's planned cuts to pest control will lead us back to slum conditions, says councillor.

Councillor Janet Jackson says people for whom money is tight may not report a pest problem due to the cost.

Autistic schoolboy is left heartbroken after arson

Fire bugs torched five-year-old Elliott Hough's playhouse at their home in Macclesfield

Jailed: debt boss who stole from vulnerable clients

John Taylor-Groom, 41, from Macclesfield, took the money while director of Debt Help Direct Ltd and Money Worries Ltd

Churchgoers give show of hands AND feet in music video for retiring vicar

Rev John Buckley will remain a part-time chaplain and his wife, Christine, is now vicar at St George's Church in Poytnon.

Paralympic star is silver lining at sopping wet sports day

The multiple gold medal winner signed clothing and handed out medals to pupils.

Woman jailed for starting blaze at women's refuge

Anne Patricia Redwood, of Roe Street, Macclesfield, started the fire using an electric cooker

Council's planned cuts to pest control will lead us back to slum conditions, says councillor.

Councillor Janet Jackson says people for whom money is tight may not report a pest problem due to the cost.

Churchgoers give show of hands AND feet in music video for retiring vicar

Rev John Buckley will remain a part-time chaplain and his wife, Christine, is now vicar at St George's Church in Poytnon.

Paralympic star is silver lining at sopping wet sports day

The multiple gold medal winner signed clothing and handed out medals to pupils.

Woman jailed for starting blaze at women's refuge

Anne Patricia Redwood, of Roe Street, Macclesfield, started the fire using an electric cooker

We were every bit as bad as we seemed, says lead singer of the controversial Macc Lads

Muttley McLad has rejected a reappraisal of the band's work which claims they were satirists

Macclesfield Town FC make tongue in cheek bid to host 2026 World Cup

The non-league club has used its website to announce its aspirations to bring the international competition to the Moss Rose

Ex-Macclesfield Town coach wins top title thousands of miles from home

David Rouse was goalkeeping coach for the Silkmen

Football fan banned from all grounds for three years

Macclesfield Town fan Joe Ellwood, 25, says he is gutted over court ruling.

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

Macclesfield Town fixtures 2015/16

The Silkmen start the new season at Torquay before playing Southport and Welling at home in the first week

Paul Lewis signs new deal at Macclesfield Town

Silkmen secure midfielder as they prepare for National League fixtures to be announced on Friday afternoon

Jack Sampson rejoins Macclesfield Town on permanent deal

Former on-loan striker signs for the Silkmen for next season following his release by Morecambe

Curtis Haynes-Brown earns Macclesfield Town chance

Defender turns down new Lowestoft deal to make step up and join the Silkmen for next season's Vanarama National League campaign

Andy Halls stays at Macclesfield Town but Will Haining joins Ashton

Right-back is latest Macc player to re-sign for next season while centre-half drops two levels to sign for the Robins

Macclesfield pupils dance their way to a greener future

Students at St Albans have won a £50,000 green makeover for their schools after dancing thier way through the competition

Mills and Boon writer celebrates new book deal

The latest romance fiction from Claire Lackford, from Macclesfield, is called A Wager for a Widow.

Cheshire East Council warned Macclesfield's Local Plan may have to be scrapped

Planning inspector Stephen Pratt tellls officials they may to start again if proposed changes are deemed 'too large'

Kings students shine at end of year ball

Sixth Form pupils at King's in Macclesfield celebrated the end of their schooling with a ball at Hill Top Country House Hotel

Woman who ran accountancy firm in Macclesfield has published her first book

Brenda Braithwaite, whose author name is Lily Graham, has written The Phone Rang and wants to share her personal story with others.

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