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Hospital fits cameras to catch parking rogues

The new ParkingEye system will record the registration of vehicles entering and leaving the hospital site, and use the data to enforce parking penalties.

Red tape wrecks Santa visit to children

Hundreds of children missed out on a visit from Macclesfield Round Table's Santa because a Cheshire East Council licence was denied until council leader Michael Jones stepped in.

Watch: Inspirational Andrew in the swim to help others

Andrew Guilfoyle suffered devastating injuries after he was knocked down by a car when he was 10 years old. Now the disabled 27-year-old is attempting to swim the equivalent of the English Channel for charity.

'Dad, don't go mad' - cannabis farmer leaves note after secretly using house to grow illicit crop

James Jones, 20, set up the operation behind his dad’s back after stealing the keys to the Macclesfield property. Despite leaving a note if his dad discovered the cannabis farm, the police were called.

New awards to celebrate unsung heroes in the community

The Mayor of Macclesfield’s 2015 Community Awards will recognise and celebrate people who have volunteered their time and energy to help others.

'Dad, don't go mad' - cannabis farmer leaves note after secretly using house to grow illicit crop

James Jones, 20, set up the operation behind his dad’s back after stealing the keys to the Macclesfield property. Despite leaving a note if his dad discovered the cannabis farm, the police were called.

Woman left suicidal after 'revenge porn' style attack

A teenager said she was left feeling suicidal after a friend filmed her having sex and then posted the video online.

Police send Christmas cards to criminals

Around 300 persistent offenders, including some from Macclesfield, will be hand-delivered the festive message featuring a picture of Christmas lunch in the cells and warning them a space is available if they don’t behave themselves.

Government gives green light to build hundreds of new homes in Green Belt

The Secretary of State for the Department for Communities and Local Government, Eric Pickles MP has decided not to hold a public enquiry into the huge housing development in near Poynton.

Fight for town centre post office

Proposals have been unveiled to shut the town Crown branch on Castle Street and instead move services to the WHSmith Shop on Mill Street.

Campaigners herald victory as respite service secured for another year

Campaigners have heralded the council’s shock decision to continue to provide respite at Hollins View.
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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.

Woman left suicidal after 'revenge porn' style attack

A teenager said she was left feeling suicidal after a friend filmed her having sex and then posted the video online.

Cakes will help give needy kids a day to remember

Mum-of-two Anna Harris, from Bollington. set up the Macclesfield branch of ‘Cakes for Kids’ to bake cakes for those who may not receive one

Dates set for shutdown of garden waste collections

Cheshire East will not collect green bins for three months from early December after a public consultation.

Horrified mum finds razor blade in Christmas gift given to her daughter, six, at garden centre grotto

Wholesalers apologise for a ‘clearly unintentional yet very serious error’ over craft set handed to girl in Poynton

Government gives green light to build hundreds of new homes in Green Belt

The Secretary of State for the Department for Communities and Local Government, Eric Pickles MP has decided not to hold a public enquiry into the huge housing development in near Poynton.

Woman cut free after crash

Air ambulance attends after a saloon car is involved in a collision with a heavy goods vehicle in Poynton.

Tributes to a ‘life changing’ charity boss

Madelyn Bridge from Age UK Cheshire East died after battling cancer for six and a half years.

Santas Dash through Macclesfield during charity run

The event took place on Sunday (December 7) at King's School's playing fields off Prestbury Road, Macclesfield.

Tea lady with a heart of gold

Marjorie Eardley, 77, began spending her free time at the Macmillan Cancer Resource Centre at Macclesfield Hospital while her late daughter was being treated there.

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