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Police hunt for man who failed to appear in court

Scott Joseph Cole was bailed to appear at Macclesfield Magistrates Court on Thursday on four public order offences including two which are racially-aggravated.

Climbers are aiming to conquer Kilimanjaro in support of troops

Daring pair of do-gooders won’t be on their own as they make their way up Tanzania's Kilimanjaro, as they will be joined by a couple of models.

PM's thanks to extraordinary teenage fundraiser

Harry Norton, 13, was invited to meet David Cameron after helping raise more than £60,000 for charity.

Watch: Silkman's goal goes viral

Macclesfield Town player Waide Fairhurst's goal from the half way line has been viewed 190,000 times. 

Fundraising friends give latest donation to hospice

The six friends from Macclesfield have raise more than £100,000 for charity over the years.

Man jailed for sex with underage girl

Nathan Hole, 21, from Macclesfield, carried on the relationship after discovering her real age.

Disorderly defendant threatened with cells after changing plea TWICE

Colin Knowles, 40, was warned he would be taken to the cells as he disrupted court while facing a drunk and disorderly charge.

Drugs factory ‘Mr Big’ jailed for five years

Ahmed Mahmood was behind a highly-sophisticated £824k cannabis farm set-up at a four-storey premises on Chestergate.

Leader refuses to quit over 'Tweetgate' scandal

Cheshire East leader Michael Jones said he will not resign after it was revealed council staff had written political tweets on his behalf.

Outrage at claims Lyme Green scandal cost £3m

Cheshire East’s Labour group say the total amount spent on the botched bid to build a waste transfer station in Macclesfield and its aftermath is now nearing £3million.

Twitter ban after council staff send out tweets for leader

Cheshire East staff have been banned from writing councillors’ tweets after leader Michael Jones asked staff to tweet for him.
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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

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.

Family of tragic student James Webb pay tribute

James Webb, 21, from Tytherington, went missing while on a night out in Plymouth.

Pictures and video: Blaze tore through historic pub

Fire fire crews battled through the night to control the blaze at the George and Dragon pub on Rainow Road in Higher Hurdsfield.

Job adverts for Post Office before decision announced over move

WHSmith is recruiting for Post Office staff before a decision on proposals to close the Crown branch.

Pictures and video: Blaze tore through historic pub

Fire fire crews battled through the night to control the blaze at the George and Dragon pub on Rainow Road in Higher Hurdsfield.

Firefighters battle major blaze at historic pub

Five crews attended the fire at the George and Dragon pub on Rainow Road, Higher Hurdsfield.

Luis Troyano to release cookbook

The Great British Bake Off finalist from Poynton is hoping to 'demystify' baking with his book Bake It Great

Concert for charities who helped SuperTed

Ted Rourke is on the mend after receiving life-saving surgery for a rare heart disease.His family were helped by Alder Hey Children’s Charity and Lagan’s Foundation.Now mum Sian has organised a concert to give something back.

Appeal to find missing dog

Archie, the springer spaniel, has been spotted in Prestbury Mottram, West Park and on Abbey Road heading towards Bollin Valley, since going missing in October.

Award for man who turns fir into funds for hospice

Pete Chapman, 56, leads a team of volunteers who have raised more than £500,000 for the East Cheshire Hospice.

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