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There are many excellent state and private schools and colleges in the area and we carry dedicated pages to report on their news.

Lifetime achievement award for Macclesfield College Lecturer

Jenny Smith has been teaching business and ICT for more than 20 years

Mum's relief at meningitis son's miracle recovery

Jake Hilton, from Macclesfield, was in a coma for four days after being struck down with pneumococcal meningitis.

Macclesfield kids take their campaign to Parliament

Children at Puss Bank School in Macclesfield have joined the campaign to ensure education is available to children across the globe

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Gallery: Mum on mission to revive art of taxidermy

Kate Egan's stall is a big hit at the Treacle Market in Macclesfield, which returns this Sunday

Teenager's winning football game goes viral

The former Fallibroome Academy pupil has ambitions to have his own games company.

Whirley Primary School wows judges at Tatton Park Flower Show

Pupils at Whirley Primary School won 'Best School' at the RHS Flower Show at Tatton Park.

Macclesfield College celebrates its high achievers

Students who showed extra promise at Macclesfield College were presented with awards at a special ceremony

Oversubscribed primary school in Macclesfield will get new classrooms after £2.5million funding boost

Councillors have approved plans for the early years extension at Parkroyal Community School.

Plans for 75 new homes approved on site of old TA Centre in Macclesfield

Councillors approved the plans for the homes despite concerns over the impact on schools and level of affordable housing,

Arson victim praises community after offers of help - and a new playhouse

Elliott Hough, five, who has learning disabilities, is to get a replacement playhouse after it was wrecked by yobs

Children end their summer term with a bang!

Pupils at Bosley St Mary's Primary School, near Macclesfield, enjoyed a very noisy final week with musical performances and workshops.

Former student bows out of MasterChef Australia

Stephen Rooney, 31, narrowly missed out a place in the top 10

Macclesfield pupils dance their way to a greener future

Students at St Albans have won a £50,000 green makeover for their schools after dancing thier way through the competition

Mills and Boon writer celebrates new book deal

The latest romance fiction from Claire Lackford, from Macclesfield, is called A Wager for a Widow.

Cheshire East Council warned Macclesfield's Local Plan may have to be scrapped

Planning inspector Stephen Pratt tellls officials they may to start again if proposed changes are deemed 'too large'

Kings students shine at end of year ball

Sixth Form pupils at King's in Macclesfield celebrated the end of their schooling with a ball at Hill Top Country House Hotel

Woman who ran accountancy firm in Macclesfield has published her first book

Brenda Braithwaite, whose author name is Lily Graham, has written The Phone Rang and wants to share her personal story with others.

Children at St Alban's Pre-School celebrate top marks in Ofsted inspection

It was judged to be outstanding in all three areas

GALLERY: Pupils at Marlborough Primary School get a taste of India

The children enjoyed Indian food and learned how it was a cooked at the Bengal Tiger Lily in Nether Alderley

Gallery: Students mark anniversary of Ian Curtis's death with fashion show

The event also marked the 300th anniversary celebration of Charles Roe’s birthday

Poignant awards ceremony in memory of three Macclesfield school pupils who died in tragic circumstances

Robert Hart, Sophie Spencer and Fergus Moran were honoured with memorial awards for performing arts at Fallibroome Academy

Art student discovers 500-year-old masterpiece at West Park museum whilst researching an essay

Anna Rhodes discovered the piece had been wrongly labelled more than a 100 years ago

In Pictures: Children at Bosley Primary School enjoyed special Vikings Day

The children from the Macclesfield school made shields and costumes for the activities day.

Planning bosses set to rule over controversial Macclesfield free school plan

The school would teach up to 40 pupils excluded from mainstream schools across Cheshire East

New figures reveal worrying levels of obesity in Macclesfield

More than a third of youngsters leaving primary schools are overweight in some areas

Macclesfield family's fundraising effort after teenage daughter's sudden hair loss

Lucy Whalley, 16, was devastated when she had an unexpected bout of alopecia, causing all her hair to fall out.

Macclesfield author pens first book

Could Charles Heathcote be Macclesfield's answer to Peter Kay!?

Family tells of 'unimaginable grief' as inquest hears student died after falling into harbour

James Webb, 21, from Tytherington, drowned after falling into the water at a harbour in Plymouth earlier this year.

Child expelled after supplying drugs to classmate at Poynton

The incident at Poynton High School was revealed to Ofsted inspectors during a monitoring visit.

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Rhiannon McDowall
Education reporter
Mike Glendinning
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Chris Slater
News reporter
Stuart Greer
Crime reporter
Karen Britton
Wilmslow and Alderley Edge reporter
Ben Turner
News reporter
Vic Barlow
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