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Public sector strike to hit town

Strike by National Union of Teachers (NUT), Unison, GMB and Unite on Thursday is expected to cause disruption in Macclesfield

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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.

Cash injection of £81m for life sciences and roads will create 2,000 jobs

The pot agreed between the government and business leaders includes £20m for life sciences at Alderley Park.

'Terrified' staff locked themselves in offices during riot by patients at mental health hospital

Riot police called to Soss Moss Hospital in Nether Alderley, Cheshire, on Saturday evening

Hospital nurse to help boost organ donation

Heather Fleary, who works for NHS Blood and Transplant, will approach the families of potential donors and guide them through the process.

Public sector strike to hit town

Strike by National Union of Teachers (NUT), Unison, GMB and Unite on Thursday is expected to cause disruption in Macclesfield

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.

Hospital nurse to help boost organ donation

Heather Fleary, who works for NHS Blood and Transplant, will approach the families of potential donors and guide them through the process.

Choirs pitch in for anniversary performance

Macclesfield’s Mydel Ladies Choir joined children from Puss Bank School Choir to perform a special concert.

Dad opens garden for motor neurone disease as part of charity gardens day

Dr Colin Fenwick has been diagnosed with MND and will open his Langley garden for the Three Villages Open Garden event.

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

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

PM's delight over free school plans

Prime Minister David Cameron has praised proposals for a free school in Macclesfield for teenagers with behavioural issues as he gave the move the go- ahead.

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