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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.

Poynton Town Council slams revised Local Plan

The council fears plans for 650 new homes with changed Poynton 'forever'

Great score for Macclesfield's young footballers with new community pitch

The new all-weather artificial grass pitch has been unveiled at All Hallows Catholic College.

Macclesfield residents' coffee breaks raise hundreds for Macmillan Cancer Support

The events were organised by businesses, charities and individuals as part of Macmillan's 'World's Biggest Coffee Morning'.

Adventurous couple celebrate 60 years of wedded bliss

Ian and Marian Meakin, both 82, have toured the world by bike, narrowboat and motorhome

Pupils in Nether Alderley ditch traditional sports for the art of gardening

Nether Alderley Primary School has introduced a gardening club to encourage children to get active in non-competitive way

To infinity and beyond: children watch in awe as space pioneer sends 12ft rocket into Macclesfield skies

Hundreds of pupils watch on as space entrepreneur tests out invention

Macclesfield girl's fundraising mission for new wheelchair

Bassant Abduljalil, 11, has started at Macclesfield Academy and hopes the sit-to-stand chair will help her get around.

Iranian man who walked into Wilmslow High School grounds handed to immigration officers

The 20 year old turned up cold and wet asking the caretaker for help.

Cheerleading coach springs into action as new girls' head at Kings

Helen Broadley, who also teaches science and psychology at the school, is Principle of the Girls' Division at the Macclesfield school

Gallery: back to school

Dozens of you sent in your adorable pictures of your little ones heading off to start another school year.

Immigration rules preventing hiring of nurses, Macclesfield Hospital chief warns

East Cheshire NHS Trust is one of 10 trusts lobbying the Home Secretary to help address the shortage by allowing foreign nurses to work in the UK

Straight A student makes the grade a year early

Michaela Redhead will study Psychology at Durham University.

Children make most of holidays with summer schools at Fallibroome Academy

More than 150 students took part in a week of arts courses at Fallibroome Academy.

GCSE records smashed at Fallibroome Academy

Students celebrate GCSE results

Tytherington students celebrate a top grades at GCSEs

In pictures - students celebrate their GCSE results

Pupils at Macclesfield Academy speak of joy at GCSE results

Among those first to pick up their results were Sophie Buxton, Francesca Smith and Megan Graves

Hundreds of Macclesfield students are finding out if they've made the grade in their GCSEs

GCSE results are out today, check for the results from you school in the link below

Tytherington school pupil bags gold at athletics championships

Serena Carroll, 10, won golds in the sprint and the long jump.

A Levels - Students at Fallibroome Academy celebrate

Macclesfield students celebrate their A Level Results


A Levels - Tytherington Students are riding high with a fantastic set of results

Tytherington School is celebrating another year of record-breaking results.

A Levels - Kings students celebrate a bumper set of results

More than 80 percent of the grades achieved were A* to B at the Kings School.

A Levels - Kings students celebrate a bumber set of results

More than 80percent of the grades achieved were A* to B at the Kings School.

A Levels - Macclesfield College is on a high after a great set of results

The students achieved a fantastic 97 percent pass rate.

A Levels - Students at Poynton High School celebrate a record breaking year

Poynton students have a bright future after achieving some fantastic results

A Levels - Students at All Hallows celebrate another fantastic year

Students at All Hallows enjoy another year of fantastic results

Teen attempts to climb one of the world's highest mountain's for charity

Mark Lawson, from Wilmslow, is heading to Mount Kilimanjaro for his fundraising mission

Bollinbrook pupils take to the podium at school sports day

The Macclesfield youngsters competed on the athletics track at Macclesfield Leisure Centre

Lifetime achievement award for Macclesfield College Lecturer

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


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