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Arson probe at gym due to open next week

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Fire has 'wrecked' part of Lifestyle Fitness, on Epsom Avenue, Handforth.

Hospital fits cameras to catch parking rogues

The new ParkingEye system will record the registration of vehicles entering and leaving the hospital site, and use the data to enforce parking penalties.

'Dad, don't go mad' - cannabis farmer leaves note after secretly using house to grow illicit crop

James Jones, 20, set up the operation behind his dad’s back after stealing the keys to the Macclesfield property. Despite leaving a note if his dad discovered the cannabis farm, the police were called.

New awards to celebrate unsung heroes in the community

The Mayor of Macclesfield’s 2015 Community Awards will recognise and celebrate people who have volunteered their time and energy to help others.

Woman left suicidal after 'revenge porn' style attack

A teenager said she was left feeling suicidal after a friend filmed her having sex and then posted the video online.

Council crackdown on charity street collectors

The move by Cheshire East Council follows complaints from shoppers and visitors to Macclesfield and Wilmslow about the tactics of some charity collectors, also known as 'chuggers'.

Tree Festival raises thousands for hospice

The annual Christmas Tree Festival by Macclesfield and Bollington United Reformed Church,encourages businesses and organisations to donate and decorate trees to reflect their identity.

Hospital fits cameras to catch parking rogues

The new ParkingEye system will record the registration of vehicles entering and leaving the hospital site, and use the data to enforce parking penalties.

Red tape wrecks Santa visit to children

Hundreds of children missed out on a visit from Macclesfield Round Table's Santa because a Cheshire East Council licence was denied until council leader Michael Jones stepped in.

Watch: Inspirational Andrew in the swim to help others

Andrew Guilfoyle suffered devastating injuries after he was knocked down by a car when he was 10 years old. Now the disabled 27-year-old is attempting to swim the equivalent of the English Channel for charity.

'Dad, don't go mad' - cannabis farmer leaves note after secretly using house to grow illicit crop

James Jones, 20, set up the operation behind his dad’s back after stealing the keys to the Macclesfield property. Despite leaving a note if his dad discovered the cannabis farm, the police were called.

Sweet FA decision for Danny

Macclesfield star cleared to play after "ridiculous" red card at Alty

Askey won't lambast over-achieving players

Macc Town manager refuses to read the riot act

Askey's battling Macc shoot down Shots

Whit hits winner to send toiling Silkmen up to second

A Bran new focus after Trophy loss

Rare outing for Ritchie ends in disappointment but keeper says 'we’ve got much bigger games to go and win'

Silkmen slump at Robins again

All change for Askey but his side flop in FA Trophy derby

Giles keen to tackle Blues' shortcomings

'It's no time to feel sorry for ourselves' insists head coach after latest loss

Davies the difference as Macclesfield suffer

Cinderford’s dual-registration man all but seals victory before half-time

Heagerty 'aghast' as Blues suffer reffing hell

Macclesfield made to pay the penalty by the man in the middle

Blues' yellow peril costs them a win

Macclesfield on course for first home win but Wharfedale cash in on sin-bins

Blues need brains as well as brawn

Macclesfield coach says his side were out-thought at Blaydon

Campaign in memory of tragic Sophie Spencer raises thousands

The 24-year-old aspiring actress from Macclesfield was fatally injured when her car hit a tree in Over Alderley in November. Her family launched a campaign to support a charity which grants the wishes of children with life threatening illnesses.

Children celebrate at grand unveiling of new school extension

The children at Wilmslow Grange Primary School in Handforth welcomed Cheshire East mayor Wesley Fitzgerald who unveiled the two-storey extension.

Brave family of tragic Sophie Spencer launch fundraising campaign

Sophie Spencer, 24, was killed when her car hit a tree in Over Alderley two weeks ago.

School celebrates special achievement

Park Lane Special School in Macclesfield, which educates people aged from aged two to 19-years-old, was judged outstanding in all areas by Ofsted officers.

Santas Dash through Macclesfield during charity run

The event took place on Sunday (December 7) at King's School's playing fields off Prestbury Road, Macclesfield.

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