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19:40, 8 APR 2013
THE NEWS that Jodrell Bank is facing possible closure has brought near-universal condemnation.
Jodrell Bank threatened with closure
MACCLESFIELD’S iconic eye to the skies at Jodrell Bank faces possible closure. Click here for story and video report ...
Council tax to rise by £61
COUNCIL tax payers face an average £61 rise in their bills this year.
Telescope repairs are a tyre-ing job
FOR MOST people, when a tyre goes all it takes is a jack, a spanner and a bit of elbow grease to get you back on the road.
Drunk eccentric who resisted female PC ‘victimised’ by court
A MACCLESFIELD "eccentric" lobbying the Guinness Book of Records for having the longest pub barring in the world has been sentenced for being drunk and disorderly.
Dish to serve up a treat for film fans
SEE THE stars! Jodrell Bank’s vast radio telescope is set to become the world’s largest cinema screen for a day.
Bodkin Hall could become film location
LOCATION, location... no location!
Thank you everyone for your Christmas spirit
WELL, we did ask you to help us put a party together - and you have made a right meal of it, literally!
The King's School
Brothers are Great
ROWING: THE Laughton brothers continue to take the rowing world by storm after representing Great Britain at the world championships.
The King's School
Siblings oarsome effort
BROTHERS Will and George Laughton made waves this month when they made their international rowing debuts on consecutive weekends.
Chair of the Bench gets New Year OBE for his charity and business work
THE CHAIRMAN of Macclesfield Magistrates has been honoured by the Queen in the New Year's List for 2005.
London 2012 Olympics
On the top row!
Rowing STANDING at 6ft 5ins, it's fair to say 17-year-old William Laughton has got a big future ahead of him.
City football arrested
MANCHESTER City star Trevor Sinclair has been arrested and interviewed by Wilmslow police after an alleged assault.
Pub ban is made official for sweep barred 30 years
ECCENTRIC entrepreneur Steve Howard, who has been banned from his local pub for 30 years, has now been OFFICIALLY banished from the Lower Withington hostelry.
Let’s run Branson off the rails
AN entrepreneur plans to help his fellow Maxionans from being railroaded into paying "rip-off" train fares.
Up and running
THE launch of a brand new mobile police station aims to cut crime and public fears.
Bickerton new Macc chairman
SOCCER: IT company boss Rob Bickerton was being tipped to become Macclesfield Town's new chairman following the club's Annual General Meeting.
Rural teens speak out on Saturday
TEENAGERS from rural areas will soon be able to vote on the internet to arrange Saturday nights out.
Rural teens to have Saturday night say
TEENAGERS from rural areas will soon be able to vote on the Internet to arrange Saturday nights out.
Village life captured in authors' new book
THE TEAM of authors that brought you Chelford, A Cheshire Village have published the sequel and are already writing the third.
Lift-off for space age art
WHEN Yuri Gagarin came down to Earth after becoming the first man to travel into space, he was dubbed a hero around the globe.