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Soap star booked for Christmas lights switch-on

TV star Les Dennis will switch on the lights during a community event at Alderley Edge tonight.

Bikes and gardening tools stolen during break-in

Thieves stole a haul of bikes and equipment from outbuildings at a house in Newton, Macclesfield.

Dates set for shutdown of garden waste collections

Cheshire East will not collect green bins for three months from early December after an outcry last winter.

Hospice staff pull together after nearby power cut causes chaos

Disaster struck on Thursday leading to a loss of all electricity, heat, water pressure, computer systems and telephones, fire alarm, security and nurse on-call buttons.

Staff and pupils commemorate First World War centenary

Students from Tytherington School and Macclesfield College paid tribute during Armistice Day

Tributes paid to fallen soldiers at exhibition

The 100 Years On – ‘Art of Remembering’ showcase at Charles Roe House on Chestergate is on until December 8

Bikes and gardening tools stolen during break-in

Thieves stole a haul of bikes and equipment from outbuildings at a house in Newton, Macclesfield.

Hospice staff pull together after nearby power cut causes chaos

Disaster struck on Thursday leading to a loss of all electricity, heat, water pressure, computer systems and telephones, fire alarm, security and nurse on-call buttons.

Staff and pupils commemorate First World War centenary

Students from Tytherington School and Macclesfield College paid tribute during Armistice Day

Tributes paid to fallen soldiers at exhibition

The 100 Years On – ‘Art of Remembering’ showcase at Charles Roe House on Chestergate is on until December 8

Campaigners hit back in Hollins View row

Campaigners urging Cheshire East Council to keep Hollins View care home open have hit back at a senior council member who accused them of causing anxiety in the town.

Silver lining for Silkmen

Askey not happy at cup exit but Macc may benefit from easing their aches and pains

Let's back Macc

Town urged to give their Silkmen support for the Dragons' visit

Silkmen in a flap over new winger

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A swan crash landed at the Moss before being rescued by players and staff.

Footballers and doctors show red card to cancer

Macclesfield Town Football Club has backed a worldwide campaign to promoting healthy lifestyles and the importance of regular check-ups.

Let's take the chance we've given ourselves

Ten games in the Silkmen sit ninth and Askey is determined not to waste the platform Macc have established

Han happy he's got great Scott support

'Macc Lad' withdrawn from ring return, thanks to a trainer who knows best

Manager targeting Macc-simum points

Askey's men back on home turf - and he's out for all six points when they welcome Alfreton and Torquay

'We've achieved nothing yet' - Askey

Macclesfield boss paying no attention to the league table

The monkey's off our back, says Blues coach

Massive relief at Macclesfield but Heagerty keen to build on first victory

Dean decides ding-dong battle

Williams burrows through to secure Macclesfield's first victory of the season

Staff and pupils commemorate First World War centenary

Students from Tytherington School and Macclesfield College paid tribute during Armistice Day

Fundraisers unite for Children in Need

Sponsored events at community centres, schools and workplaces in Macclesfield and the surrounding villages on Friday all contributed to the whopping national sum.

Students enjoy masterclass from cricket pro

Kate Cross, who plays for England Women’s Cricket Club and Lancashire Women’s Cricket Club, spent the morning with junior and senior students playing cricket.

Former teacher sentenced to six years in prison for sexually abusing 25 young boys

Some abuse occurred while lessons were taking place, with the victims abused in the classroom but out of sight of other pupils.

Former teacher pleads guilty to sexually abusing 25 young boys

Keith Cavendish-Coulson, 71, a former teacher at Terra Nova School in Holmes Chapel, pleaded guilty to 42 counts of indecent assault on boys who were aged between eight and 13.

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