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Girlfriend of Robert Hart issues direct plea to woman who could hold key to catching his killer

Detectives believe the woman could have captured the thug who attacked Robert at Parklife festival on camera

Hundreds swan around at Redesmere Fete

Here are some of the pictures from Redesmere Fete, where hundreds of people enjoyed a host of community activities in the sunshine.

Car salesman set to lose his job after drink driving

Bernard Rooney, 61, from Macclesfield, a corporate sales manager at BMW based in Crewe, was seen by police swerving along the road after a day at a corporate event, a court heard.

Veteran biker Bernard, 90, revved up and still leader of the pack...

A biker is still enjoying life in the fast lane – despite just turning 90.

Single council gets vote - but turnout ‘disappointing’

The people of Macclesfield have voted in favour of the formation of their own town council. But the turnout for the ballot was just 16.2 per cent.

Prison for shotgun courier Daniel Galloway

A courier for a shotgun used by drug dealers in a turf war shooting has been jailed for 16 months.

Five others connected to Zain case locked up for total of 30 years

FIVE other people, three from Macclesfield, have been jailed for a total of 30 years after being found guilty of crimes connected to the Zain Sailsman case.

Teen’s killers begin 27 year sentences

THE killers of Zain Sailsman have been told they will serve a minimum of 27 years in prison. Charlie Beadell, 22, from Macclesfield, and Ricky Jervis, 23, from Congleton, were found guilty of the 19-year-old’s murder at Chester Crown Court last week.

Single council gets vote - but turnout ‘disappointing’

The people of Macclesfield have voted in favour of the formation of their own town council. But the turnout for the ballot was just 16.2 per cent.

War heroes to be honoured by restoration

The Macclesfield War Graves Project aims to restore the graves at Macclesfield Cemetery 100 years on from when the Great War began.

Kids cut ribbon at new play park

The play area on the Millennium Green in Henbury has been formally opened after efforts by the community.
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Christopher Bucktin: Dylan Farrow is poor victim in this 22-year tug of hate

Filmmaker Woody Allen and actress Mia  Farrow have waged a war of words since their bitter split more than two decades ago

We should all have the same right to die as Cody Curtis

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Moving Coronation Street storyline brought issue into millions of people's homes

Christopher Bucktin: Could legal cannabis reduce alcohol abuse?

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Researchers believe the increasing availability of the drug could lead to a decrease in the consumption of alcohol – a far bigger killer both here and in the UK.

World War One: Use our widget to search for anyone in your family or your street who died in The Great War

You can search the full records of the more than one million casualties of World War One using our gadget

Picture Gallery: Beer flows at festival

Around 750 visitors attended the event which featured more than 40 beers and 15 ciders from local and national brewers

Town will honour those who fell in Great War

Macclesfield and surrounding villages are preparing to commemorate the centenary anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War.

Picture Gallery: Beer flows at festival

Around 750 visitors attended the event which featured more than 40 beers and 15 ciders from local and national brewers

Teen speaks of life-changing trip to South America

Alex McLaren from Poynton, near Macclesfield, spent 10 weeks in Cochabamba, one of the poorest parts of Bolivia, as a volunteer for the children’s charity Tearfund.

Hong Kong beckons for Guide translator

Jo Whytock, 34, will lead a team of interpreters at the 35th World Conference in Hong Kong.

Policewoman took her own life after affair rumours

Mum of three Louise Gibson, 43, was found hanged in woods after being told her husband was having an affair.

Director’s tragedy inspires first film

Twenty-year-old Millie Ralston’s is using her father Andrew Ralston's death top inspire her first professional film

Probe after pub fire

An investigation has been launched after a fire in the roof of The Legh Arms in Prestbury, Macclesfield

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