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Exhibition centre set to open at Roe House

If funding is successful, organisers hope to open up Charles Roe House as a museum and visitor centre, with a whole floor dedicated to Joy Division

Extremely rare book to go on sale in Macclesfield

The Booke of the Martyrs dates back to the early 17th Century

Community relief as forest weddings plan scrapped

A licencing application to stage weddings in Macclesfield Forest has been withdrawn

Doubts over £90m redevelopment of Macclesfield town centre after Debenhams pulls out of scheme

Cheshire East Council says it is reviewing its relationship with developer Wilson Bowden after the high street chain said it will no longer be part of project

New specials to hit the Macclesfield beat

James Gay and Calum France will be patrolling the streets of Macclesfield soon

Victim blew kiss in court to ex-boyfriend who attacked her

Martin Craik had pushed his fingers into his partner’s eyes and threw her head against a door during a fight

Man caught with thousands of indecent images of children

Anthony Dixon, 60, was sentenced after admitting possessing the indecent pictures

Motion of no confidence against council leader fails

Tables turned as Coun Michael Jones instead sees motion in support of him passed by councillors

Rock guitarist to appear in TV show tonight

Adam Gibbon and bandmates from Hex will feature in BBC2's Into the Commons at 9pm

Cash boost puts wind in sails of brass band

Macclesfield Youth Brass Band has secured £2k funding for health project
Woody Allen

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

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

Christopher Bucktin: Could legal cannabis reduce alcohol abuse?

US Editor Christopher Bucktin
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.

Man taken to hospital after crashing into two lampposts and a wall

A helicopter from North West Air Ambulance landed in the town after the man had to be released from his car.

Tributes paid to fundraising businessman who ran a popular music festival

Philip Webb, who died earlier this month, will be remembered for hosting the popular Brass and Beatles charity music festivals at his home on Chandlers Farm, Nether Alderley.

New food market for Bollington

The new venture launches on Sunday, March 22.

Pub worker steals cancer charity cash after organising event

Evelyn Seymour pilfered the cash to pay her rent, a court heard.

CCTV images could help police solve crime

Police want to speak to this man and woman in connection with a fraud offence in Poynton

Man bit and punched a Special Constable who tried to search him for drugs

Edgar Smocs, 23, of Nelson Street, Macclesfield, attacked Sgt Nathan Moghaddam and caused him to go to hospital over Christmas.

The King's School has revealed the 70-acre site in the green belt it plans to move to

The school has signed an agreement to buy farming land next to its Derby Playing Fields in Prestbury

Fury as fines given by hospital’s ParkingEye

The ParkingEye system electronically records the registration of vehicles entering and leaving the hospital site, and uses the data to enforce parking penalties.

Resident's fury after controversial parking policy introduced at Macclesfield Hospital

The ParkingEye system records the registration of vehicles entering and leaving the hospital site, using the data to enforce parking penalties\n

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Pictures: Family of baby girl with rare condition speak of hopes for the future

Tributes to pioneering cancer scientist

UK solar eclipse: Prof Brian Cox and Dara O'Briain to host Stargazing Live from Jodrell Bank during dramatic event

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