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Carved furniture goes on display for events to celebrate the town's heritage

The exhibition this weekend at Charles Roe House is by Incubation Arts, in conjunction with Heritage Open Days and Cheshire Open Studios.

Wrestler will return from retirement for one final dramatic match

Jon Hall, 34, took part in more than 350 wrestling matches in his career and will return for a match at Macclesfield Leisure Centre.

Two BMX riders wanted over attempted robbery

There has been an attempted street robbery by two men on BMX bikes.

New crossing is win for community after road safety campaign

Engineers have installed a zebra crossing and speed signs to keep kids safe outside Ivy Bank Primary School.

Lasting tribute for Robert Hart planned by family and school

Mum and his former school Fallibroome Academy have teamed up to create a tribute to the music fan who died after being attacked at a festival.

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.

Video: Farmer's fury after sheep rustlers strike again

Chris Heath, 35, of Sutton End Farm, has had more than 200 sheep taken over recent years – worth around £30,000.

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

Dementia care plans backed by committee

Cheshire East bosses have proposed moving some dementia care services to the private sector. The move could affect council run Hollins View Care Home, on Clarke Terrace, Macclesfield, which currently offers 40 beds as respite.
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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.

Plea to witnesses over festival killer

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

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.

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.

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.

Champ biker Josh on top of the world

Josh Bryceland came third in the France leg of the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) World Cup series on Saturday.

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.

Soccer star is a big hit in States

Elliot Goodwin, aka the Cheshire Cat, has just completed his first season with Nashville FC.

Housing plan to get public scrutiny

A public inquiry to scrutinise Cheshire East's Local Plan - its guide to development for the next 20 years - will be held in Macclesfield over six weeks from September.

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