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19:38, 8 APR 2013
Brian Cox: ‘I want PM to come to Jodrell Bank and be inspired like I was’ - video
Professor Brian Cox has challenged David Cameron to visit Jodrell Bank and formally recognise its importance on the world stage.
Street’s Tracy dazzles thanks to designer Slim
It's the Corrie wedding everyone’s been waiting for – and the designer behind the dress graces Macclesfield’s own cobbled streets. Couturier Slim Chadwick, based at Lower Withington, has been working in preparation for character Tracy Barlow’s marriage to Steve McDonald.
Man cut from wreckage after cars collide in Lower Withington
A man had to be cut free from a car by firefighters following a two-vehicle smash in Lower Withington. The saloon vehicles collided along the A535 at the junction with Lapwing Lane on Monday, October 31 at around 7pm.
A fight for seats
Radical government proposals to change electoral boundaries could scrap George Osborne’s Tatton seat and put neighbours on one Wilmslow road in different constituencies.
Rural housing plan is off signal for Jodrell Bank
Jodrell Bank scientists are fighting plans to build six affordable homes in Lower Withington – because they fear electrical interference to the telescope.
Councillors say 'yes' to green belt care home plans
A care home can extend on to green belt land after councillors agreed that it was an exceptional case.
Pedal power makes bikeathon a great success
Reporter Ria Littlewood joins thousands in the saddle for the 26-mile Macclesfield Bikeathon ...
Parish electors have their decisive say
The Conservatives and independents continue to dominate Macclesfield’s parish councils after elections on Thursday.
Appeal after shotgun and ammuntion stolen from Lower Withington home
A shotgun and ammunition were stolen from a home in Lower Withington. Police believe the £1,000 12-bore was taken for its monetary value rather than to be used in a crime.
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Customers are left in the lurch as top kitchen firm shuts
Customers of a luxury kitchen company in Wilmslow have been left in the lurch after the firm went bust and shut up shop.
Historic ‘Wild Man’ appears on plaque in Oz
On a trip to the other side of the world the last thing Maxonian holidaymaker James Jackson expected to see was a momento of a Silktown legend.
Bethell tops road results
Cycling: Road racing dominated this week with the Macclesfield Wheelers’ Paul Threfall organising yet another extremely successful event on the Siddington circuit.
BAE Systems plc
Candidate embarks on three-day constituency walk
Macclesfield's Green candidate John Knight embarks on his 'Beat the Bounds' walk around the constituency tomorrow (Saturday, April 24) - and you are invited to join him for a stroll.
Cheshire East Council
Astronomers hope plans will inspire
Jodrell Bank has released its plans of the proposed new ‘live science’ centre it wants to build next to the Lovell telescope.
107-year-old Hannah celebrates birthday
From the town’s tiniest tots...to Hannah Cairns, who could be Macclesfield’s oldest resident.
In this week's Express
ALSO in this week's Macclesfield Express ...
Jodrell's one small step in moon landing
JODRELL Bank can claim to have played a crucial role in recording man’s first steps on the moon. Next Tuesday (July 21), the world marks the 40th anniversary of Neil Armstrong’s historic walk and immortal words.
Blind society volunteer hits out at parking fine
A DAD who was given a parking ticket while volunteering for a charity shop has called for free parking in the town centre.
Fugitive snared at quarry
THE FUGITIVE tycoon wanted in connection with the murder of his girlfriend in Paris was living rough in a Chelford quarry – near the homes of professional footballers and millionaires.
Quin's series success
CYCLING: IN ONLY his third road race, Chris Quin won the latest round of the TLI Cheshire series at Lower Withington last week.
Jodrell stars in big bang mission
JODRELL Bank scientists have helped create Europe’s first-ever space mission to study the birth of the big bang.
First signals beamed to stargazing project
SCIENTISTS have been looking at the first inter-galactic signals being beamed to Jodrell Bank as part of a pioneering new stargazing system.
Ferguson rocked by injuries to family members in collision
THE STEP-GRANDSON of Sir Alex Ferguson was left fighting for his life after an horrific car collision.
Council can now take lead in battle over dog dirt
DOG owners and litter bugs beware – your trash could cost you cash.