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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.


Macclesfield to get its first whole foods cafe

Foodies Joe and Emma Hopkins, from Macclesfield, want to tap into the growing movement for whole foods, vegan and vegetarian diets.

Gallery: Macclesfield runners turn out in droves to join anti-bullying marathon

Ben Smith, 33, is running 401 marathons after another in aid of anti-bullying charity Kidscape and LGBT rights charity Stonewall.

Park Lane Pupils buzz with excitement over new playground

Park Lane School has opened a specially adapted play area for its pupils who have difficulties with commuication and interation

Bosley students take lessons out of the classroom and into the Mosque

The pupils from Bosley St Mary's headed to a Mosque to learn about Islam

Macclesfield boy gets the blue carpet treatment at Manchester City

Bobby Fox-Cooper received VIP treatment at his first ever Manchester City game after winning a competition.

Barnaby Festival Highlights

Barnaby Festival is back, with ‘Space’ as its theme – and the Express can exclusively announce this year’s line-up.Here is a list of highlights. It’s a long list – but there is even more going on, with more than 100 events and exhibitions during the festival, which runs from June 17 to 26

Gawsworth pupils swap academic for acrobatic as circus comes to school

Gawsworth Primary School children learned how to do circus tricks from Circus Sensible performers as an end of term 'treat'.

In Pictures: Family of trolls visit Macclesfield school for creative writing workshop

Author Rachael Lindsay visited Bosley St Mary's Primary School with trolls from her series of books.

Student to dye hair purple in aid of charity

Tyler Lovatt, 12, is dyeing his hair to raise awareness of Chron's disease

Teen forgives hit-and-run driver

Chris Harrop, 18, suffered serious injuries when he was hit by driver Kishnan Patel in Poynton

Stephen Morris is star guest at fundraising art exhibition

The exhibition by Macclesfield College students at Charles Roe House has been launched to help fund an arts hub in the town

Macclesfield teachers strike over pay freeze

Lecturers at Macclesfield College say they have been left with no option to strike over the latest pay dispute

Macclesfield's infamous graffiti artist TJ Dolan paints Manchester

TJ, who was jailed in 2007 for the damage he caused to train carriages and bridges, was invited to Manchester for an art project

Can you spot yourself in our Time-trip pictures from the 2000s?

This week a certificate presentation, a talent show and an Italian restaurant feature in our column

Exhibition about musical influences to be launched by Joy Division's Stephen Morris

The exhibition by Macclesfield College students will raise money for the project to turn Charles Roe House into arts hub.

New measures as children aged six and five abscond from school

A governor at Christ the King Primary School says measures will be taken after two primary pupils ran out of school and into a local park.

More than 1,000 young people at launch of Macclesfield Pledge

Nearly 90 businesses have signed up to the pledge which promises to give all young people skills and jobs.

Plucky pair from Macclesfield show heart with fundraising mission

Ted Rourke, four, and Hannah Storer, eight, from Macclesfield, have both got rare heart conditions.

King's teacher's comments over 'no-go zone' spark outrage

The letter submitted in support of applications for new school claims King's helped regenerate the Fence Avenue area.

Stage star from Macclesfield performs final leg as lead in Shrek the Musical

Bronte Barbe us playing Princess Fiona at The Lowry.

Macclesfield man's body could have lay undiscovered for almost two weeks

Inquest told that Martin Radcliffe died from a gastrointestinal episode in his flat at Simpsons Court, Great King Street, Macclesfield

Band looking to be the King of punk-pop

Spring King, which features Macclesfield’s Peter Darlington, are tipped for success in 2016.

Can you spot yourself in any of these pictures from the 2000s?

Have a look for familiar faces in our Time-trip column

Pride for three veterans presented with France's top military honour

Norman Iredale, 91, of Handforth and Robert Lasham, 94, and Eric Glennon, 91, of Wilmslow were given Legion D’Honneur by French ambassador.

Student takes on 10day trek for dementia charity

Stephanie Jones, 19, aims to help raise almost £100,000 for charity Dementia UK.

Schools will 'fight' for A Level students after Macclesfield College stops the courses

Tighter budgets for post-16 courses will mean schools will want to recruit surplus students from Macclesfield Academy.

Student calendar warns kids about bogus callers

Pupils across Cheshire East have helped create a calendar warning children of the dangers of doorstep callers

Do you recognise yourself or anyone you know in our pictures of the 2000s?

See if you can spot a familiar face in our Time-trip column

Ellie's festive design is council favourite

11-year-old Ellie Hill's artwork has been chosen to appear on the council's Christmas card this year

Generous students donate presents for Syrian Refugees arriving in town

Students at All Hallows Catholic College raised money to buy presents for each child arriving in the Catholic Diocese from Syria


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