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Terry returns home to speak at charity fair

Former hostage Terry Waite is returning to the town to give a talk about his experiences at East Cheshire Hospice’s fundraising art fair.

Yob spat in face of bike shop worker who refused to loan tools

Macclesfield Magistrates Court
Jordan Clarke, 19, tried to punch David Dowse then spat in his face and vandalised his car after he was denied the use of two spanners to fix his bike, a court heard.

Leader defends criticism of care home facing closure

Cheshire East Council leader Michael Jones claimed at a meeting that there had been failings at Hollins View in Macclesfield connected to drugs distribution to patients.

Police still hunting for two witnesses in Robert Hart case

Robert died after being attacked at the Parklife Festival in Manchester in June and police have not yet found his killer.

Pet owners claim their cats were poisoned after three die in a week

Three cats from Peel Street died within a week of each other after developing symptoms consistent with those caused by ingesting antifreeze.
Macclesfield Magistrates Court

Yob spat in face of bike shop worker who refused to loan tools

Jordan Clarke, 19, tried to punch David Dowse then spat in his face and vandalised his car after he was denied the use of two spanners to fix his bike, a court heard.

Conductor jailed for eight months for abusing pupil

His victim - a pupil at Chetham’s School of Music in Manchester - reported the attack to police after remaining silent for 36 years.

Warning as men hit by cyber scam

Police are warning internet users over a scam where blackmailers are luring men into performing sex acts online.

Leader defends criticism of care home facing closure

Cheshire East Council leader Michael Jones claimed at a meeting that there had been failings at Hollins View in Macclesfield connected to drugs distribution to patients.

Calls for meeting on future of dementia care

Councillor Laura Jeuda has called for Cheshire East Council to hold a public meeting on its planned changes to care in Macclesfield.

Row erupts at meeting over future of dementia care

Cheshire East council leader Michael Jones defended the council’s plans for the future of dementia care - which include potential closure of Hollins View care home in Macclesfield - at a heated meeting of the council's cabinet
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.
Terry Waite

Terry returns home to speak at charity fair

Former hostage Terry Waite is returning to the town to give a talk about his experiences at East Cheshire Hospice’s fundraising art fair.

Police still hunting for two witnesses in Robert Hart case

Robert died after being attacked at the Parklife Festival in Manchester in June and police have not yet found his killer.

Plea to witnesses over festival killer

Robert Hart from Macclesfield, was fatally attacked at the Parklife Festival in Manchester.

War veteran is flying high as he gets back in the cockpit

Charles Oates who survived being shot down during the Second World War had a surprise tour of Concorde for his 90th birthday.

Watch: Mountain biker Josh Bryceland breaks foot seconds from world championship win

The fearless 24-year-old from Poynton took second place at the race in Hafjell, Norway at the weekend.

Concert to commemorate the town's stations in the First World War

Theatre in the Quarter will perform Over By Christmas at Macclesfield and Poynton train stations.

Tributes for tragic Ashleigh Bowes, 14, who died suddenly at home

Hundreds of people attended the funeral for the popular teen who was a pupil at Fallibroome Academy.

Mum’s tribute to daughter

Hundreds of people attended the funeral of popular Fallibroome Academy student Ashleigh Bowes.

Tears of delight at Tytherington School

The school celebrated a 100 per cent pass rate and over 80 per cent of students achieving A* to C grades.

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