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Council's dementia care under review

Services in a care home in Macclesfield could be affected as the council looks to transfer its dementia care to the private sector.

Prison for shotgun courier Daniel Galloway

A courier for a shotgun used by drug dealers in a turf war shooting has been jailed for 16 months.

Town will honour those who fell in Great War

Macclesfield and surrounding villages are preparing to commemorate the centenary anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War.

Policewoman took her own life after affair rumours

Mum of three Louise Gibson, 43, was found hanged in woods after being told her husband was having an affair.

Former teacher at Chetham’s School of Music charged with rape

Malcolm Layfield, 62, a violinist and music professor, previously taught at Chetham’s School of Music in the 1980s and 1990s. He then moved to the Royal Northern College of Music

Climbing centre gets planning green light

Time To Care (UK) CIC, a community interest company, are aiming to transform the former Everett Charles Technologies premises on Goodall Street.

Council's dementia care under review

Services in a care home in Macclesfield could be affected as the council looks to transfer its dementia care to the private sector.

Prison for shotgun courier Daniel Galloway

A courier for a shotgun used by drug dealers in a turf war shooting has been jailed for 16 months.

Town will honour those who fell in Great War

Macclesfield and surrounding villages are preparing to commemorate the centenary anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War.

Policewoman took her own life after affair rumours

Mum of three Louise Gibson, 43, was found hanged in woods after being told her husband was having an affair.

Climbing centre gets planning green light

Time To Care (UK) CIC, a community interest company, are aiming to transform the former Everett Charles Technologies premises on Goodall Street.

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

Ritchie's ready to roll

With a strong summer showing behind him Branagan is all set to be Askey's number one no1

John given green light

Macc manager John Askey has been given the go-ahead as the Silkmen prepare for the big kick-off

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

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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