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Zain Sailsman murder trial jury retires

JURORS in the trial of two men and a woman charged with the murder of 19-year-old Zain Sailsman​ ​from Macclesfield have retired to consider their verdict.

Family thanks community for help during son's cancer treatment

Charlie Heppell, 15, has been treated for non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Public sector strike to hit town

Strike by National Union of Teachers (NUT), Unison, GMB and Unite on Thursday is expected to cause disruption in Macclesfield

Rock band played Parliament after competition win

Adam Gibbons and his band Hex played at the House of Commons after being named the UK’s best young band in the Rock the House contest.

Hospital nurse to help boost organ donation

Heather Fleary, who works for NHS Blood and Transplant, will approach the families of potential donors and guide them through the process.
Zain Sailsman

Zain Sailsman murder trial jury retires

JURORS in the trial of two men and a woman charged with the murder of 19-year-old Zain Sailsman​ ​from Macclesfield have retired to consider their verdict.

Man admits providing gun ‘fired at dealer’s home’

Zain Sailsman
A MAN on trial over claims he providing the shotgun used in an attack on a ‘drug dealer’ has changed his plea to guilty.

Mum's fury as pervert walks free from court

Simon Kenneth Pickles, 19, was given a 16-month prison sentence, suspended for two years, after admitting four charges of sexual activity with a child under 16 and two charges of sexual activity with a child under 13.

Rock band played Parliament after competition win

Adam Gibbons and his band Hex played at the House of Commons after being named the UK’s best young band in the Rock the House contest.

Videos: Bigger and better Barnaby Festival

The Barnaby Festival team expect more visitors to this year's event.

History comes to life at Henbury Village Fete

Hundreds of visitors headed to Millenium Green in Henbury for its annual summer fete.
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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.

Parade will commemorate First World War centenary

The annual Kerridge War Memorial Parade will commemorate the start of the First World War and pay tribute to soldiers from other battles.

Daughter's thanks for money in memory of mum

Louise Upton started raising money for Macmillan after her mum Sylvia Cartledge died with oesophagus cancer.

Tot thinks boot is the perfect fit

Two-year-old Harrison Grogan has sent a speculative letter to an estate agents asking to rent a gigantic model of a shoe in Bollington.

Mr Muscle proves he is a cut above the rest

A body-building hairdresser proved head and shoulders above the competition when he was crowned British bodybuilding champion.

Anti-slave group's walking campaign.

More than 50 campaigners from Poynton’s Hope for Justice support group took part in the Poynton Walk for Freedom

‘Super gran’ will make a leap of faith for research funds

Grandmother of five from Poynton set to take part in record sky diving attempt

Probe after pub fire

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

Family pay tribute to 'selfless' mum

The family of Louise Gibson, a police sergeant found dead after a four-day search, have described her as the ‘nicest, sweetest and most selfless person imaginable’.The 43-year-old mother of three from Macclesfield went missing on May 15 from her parents’ home in Buckinghamshire.

TV star Chris puts on a really wild show

Naturalist, photographer, television presenter and author Chris visited Prestbury House Care Home

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'Terrified' staff locked themselves in offices during riot by patients at mental health hospital

Police arrest 14 patients after disturbance at mental health hospital

Parklife killer took my 'perfect gentleman' son, says devastated mother

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