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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.


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

Students shocked after Macclesfield College announces it's stopping A Levels

The college is stopping A Levels in favour of more vocational courses.

Macclesfield nurse honoured with military medal

Rachel Falconer, from Macclesfield, was given the medal after providing aid during the Ebola crisis.

Rural primary hailed as best in borough

Kettleshulme St James saw every one of its pupils achieve the expected levels in reading, writing and maths.

Teacher died days after collecting OBE award

Kevin Hollins, a former deputy head at Poynton High School, died at Macclesfield's East Cheshire Hospice after a special ceremony

Student from Macclesfield hailed a hero for Cumbria flood rescue

Harry Gibson, 20, from Macclesfield, helped rescue a baby and prevent a wedding disaster in flood caused by storm Desmond

Mayor said leader Michael Jones 'misled' council and asked him to resign

Coun Hilda Gaddum said the Cheshire East leader misled the council over contracts issued to his physiotherapist.

Student at Macclesfield College in Dragons Den style challenge

The second year Business students came up with a vareity of ideas for the competition

Children at Bosley enjoy play area after £10,000 grant

The school won the money from the National Lottery fund.

First time author praises 'supportive' town

Johnstone McGuckian, 23, from Macclesfield, has published Freedom, a fantasy thriller.

Mottram pupils sponsored walk for better education

Pupils from Mottram St Andrew Primary Acdemy do the walk annually to raise funds for their link school Dennegeur Primary in South Africa.

Staff at Macclesfield College strike over pay row

Members of the University and College Union staged the walkout on Tuesday.

Wooly mammoth cardigan unravelled to make free blankets

Art graduate Jean Westbrook is offering the blankets for free at the Treacle Market on November 29.

Time-Trip: Our column of retro pictures from the Macclesfield Express

Do you recognise any of the faces in our photographs as we turn back the clock?

Fallibroome Academy hosts global conference

The TEDx Youth Conference is organised for schools to share information and ideas.


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