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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 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.

Tytherington School Ofsted inspection gives staff a 'boost'

The achievement gap between disadvantaged pupils and their peers is said to be 'closing rapidly'.

Manchester Crown Court: Malcolm John Layfield is accused of sex offences by a former pupil

Violin teacher cleared of raping student in the 80s

Malcolm Layfield, formerly of Higher Poynton, was acquitted during a hearing at Manchester Crown Court.

In Pictures: Primary School students from Bosley get a taste of a new culture

Students from Bosley St Mary's Primary School went to a Sikh temple in Stoke as part of their studies

Macclesfield fashion students fuse town's weaving heritage with modern designs for show

Students at Macclesfield College will showcase their work in the former home of Macclesfield's greatest industrialist, Charles Roe.

Macclesfield College students are waiting in the wings for showstopper performance

Students at Macclesfield College are in the final stage of rehearsals for their annual showcase

Robert Hart exclusive: The murder victim's heartbroken dad breaks his silence

Allan Hart, 70, has spoken about his anguish a year after his son's death and said his world is destroyed by the tragedy.

Generations celebrate Wincle Primary School's 150th anniversary

The celebrations coincided with the annual Wincle Fete and Fell Race, which took place over the same weekend

Pony joins lesson at King's School

Poppy Holding brought in her Chestnut pony as part of the school's outdoor classes.

Sutton schoolchildren join the campaign to encourage dog owners to pick up after pets

The pupils at Hollinhey Primary School have been designing posters to educate dog walkers.

Primary school join campaign to encourage pet owners to clean up their dog's mess

Students at Hollinhey Primary School, in Sutton, have designed posters to encourage dog walkers to pick up after their pet

Macclesfield fashion student shares her passion at Houses of Parliament

Imogen Pruthi, who is studying fashion at Macclesfield College, went down to London as part of the 'I  Stood Up' event

Young director's tragedy inspires first film

Millie Ralston , from Pott Shrigley, has made a poignant film about the affects of cancer.


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