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08:36, 12 OCT 2017
Jodrell Bank applying for world heritage status
The historic science centre in Macclesfield is hoping to be recognised by UNESCO next year
Macclesfield kids take their campaign to Parliament
Children at Puss Bank School in Macclesfield have joined the campaign to ensure education is available to children across the globe
Veteran's heartfelt appeal after ‘irreplaceable’ war medals stolen
The medals were in the boot of a car taken from the driveway on Thistleton Close, Macclesfield.
Given our record, we should stay out of Syria
Our columnist gives his take on the precarious situation in the Middle East
Macclesfield vision: Organisers to use their silky skills to attract tourists
Silk heritage is at the heart of the Town Centre Vision and forum members are forging links with China. Macclesfield was officially honoured for its place the end of the Silk Road’ by the United Nations World Tourism Association’s last year.
Weaving way to global club
Macclesfield's unique silk heritage has earned its membership of an exclusive international club.
George Osborne MP
Twins are star match
It was a double celebration for identical twins Gavin and Andrew Bennison who came top with their outstanding set of matching A Level grades.
Can the Tory candidates find the town hall?
TORY HQ have spoken and we now know who their prospective Conservative candidates for Macclesfield are: a 30-year-old female barrister living in London, a Warrington based solicitor, William Hague’s best mate, a Cambridge historian, an Asda director and the former chief executive of the Millennium Arts Festival. Brilliant, absolutely bloody brilliant.
Winterton's possible successor - six hopefuls revealed
VOTERS will signal the beginning of the end of Sir Nicholas Winterton’s political career by selecting his possible successor in a fortnight’s time.
Conservatives close to naming line-up
MACCLESFIELD is one step closer to choosing Sir Nick Winterton’s MP Conservative successor.
More famous faces in frame to be next MP
A TV PRESENTER and a former British UN commander are believed to be among the candidates lining up to replace Sir Nick Winterton as Macclesfield's next Conservative MP.
Cheshire East Council
Councillor’s brush with the Russian mafia in Kazakhstan
THE NAME’S Keegan; Councillor Keegan. And while working for a global financial organisation in the former Soviet Union, he was known to dodge the Russian mafia in search of a good meal.
Face to face with killer
AS BRUTAL murderer Lea Mason was last week jailed for life, one Macclesfield man in particular was thankful to see him safely off the streets.
Solksjaer's match catch will help build schools
UNITED folk hero Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is using the £2million raised from his testimonial to build schools in Africa.
ALDERLEY: Frank Keegan (Con)
FRANK is a Scot who is an accountant and has worked in Africa for the UN, and in Europe, Asia and the USA as a Management Consultant. He now divides his time partly in a Mortgage and Insurance Brokerage business and partly at Cabinet in Macclesfield.
THE NEWS that Jodrell Bank is facing possible closure has brought near-universal condemnation.
Fight to save iconic landmark gathers pace
THE BOMBSHELL that Jodrell Bank's iconic eye to the skies 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 ...
AstraZeneca co-operates with Saddam regime probe
AstraZeneca is handing over documents to the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) as part of an investigation into alleged bribes paid out to Saddam Hussein’s deposed Iraqi regime.
In the name of justice
THERE have certainly been a few arresting moments over the course of Cheshire Constabulary’s 150 year history.
Climate expert shares Nobel Peace Prize
A WILMSLOW climate change expert has been jointly honoured with the Nobel Prize for Peace.
Group says it with flowers in a plea for world peace
A WILMSLOW women’s group sowed the seeds of peace with a floral display to mark United Nation’s International Day of Peace.
Why was he even charged?
EXCLUSIVE WAR hero Colin Tattersdale this week told how he used a starting pistol to defend his home against two villainous brothers who he claims threatened to kill him over the intercom.
Tents collection for earthquake victims
WITH THOUSANDS of people still homeless in Pakistan following the massive earthquake at the start of October, a Wilmslow company is organising a free collection of much-needed tents.