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Hundreds swan around at Redesmere Fete

Here are some of the pictures from Redesmere Fete, where hundreds of people enjoyed a host of community activities in the sunshine.

Girlfriend of Robert Hart issues direct plea to woman who could hold key to catching his killer

Detectives believe the woman could have captured the thug who attacked Robert at Parklife festival on camera

Car salesman set to lose his job after drink driving

Bernard Rooney, 61, from Macclesfield, a corporate sales manager at BMW based in Crewe, was seen by police swerving along the road after a day at a corporate event, a court heard.

Shame of thief who stole from mum and brother

Stephen James Anderson, 20, embarked on a £634 thieving spree which targeted his mum and seven-year-old brother at their home in Macclesfield between April and June this year.

Single council gets vote - but turnout ‘disappointing’

The people of Macclesfield have voted in favour of the formation of their own town council. But the turnout for the ballot was just 16.2 per cent.

Girlfriend of Robert Hart issues direct plea to woman who could hold key to catching his killer

Detectives believe the woman could have captured the thug who attacked Robert at Parklife festival on camera

Hundreds swan around at Redesmere Fete

Here are some of the pictures from Redesmere Fete, where hundreds of people enjoyed a host of community activities in the sunshine.

Car salesman set to lose his job after drink driving

Bernard Rooney, 61, from Macclesfield, a corporate sales manager at BMW based in Crewe, was seen by police swerving along the road after a day at a corporate event, a court heard.

Veteran biker Bernard, 90, revved up and still leader of the pack...

A biker is still enjoying life in the fast lane – despite just turning 90.

Single council gets vote - but turnout ‘disappointing’

The people of Macclesfield have voted in favour of the formation of their own town council. But the turnout for the ballot was just 16.2 per cent.

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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