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Family take on epic 400km ride

King’s School pupil Oliver Stevenson cycled with his dad John, 42, and two other family members on an epic 400km journey from London to Paris to raise money for the Brain Tumour Charity.

Boss in hot water over health and safety breach

Roland Couzens, 67, of Sugar Lane in Rushton Spencer, was prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after an investigation found bricklayers, plasterers and a roofer were not provided with hot water to wash off dust and contaminants.

Dad-to-be caught with drugs is told to ‘be more sensible’

Wesley Dixon, 26, from Macclesfield, was stopped in the streets by police who found amphetamines and cannabis on him

Police release five new pictures of Parklife revellers who could help catch Robert Hart's killer

Robert's girlfriend Gemma Parry has spoken of the 'horrendous' 12 weeks since his death as she urges witnesses to come forward

Jobs boost as retailer opens a new store

B&M has created 69 jobs after securing new premises at the former site of TJ Hughes on Exchange Street

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.

Men targeted in webcam sex scam, police warn

Fraudsters posing as women are approaching male internet users, encouraging them to engage in sexual activity over a webcam and then threatening to post the video of them to family and friends.

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.

Crunch meeting over future of care home

Hollins View in Macclesfield, which offers 40 beds for dementia sufferers could be closed after a review by Cheshire East Council. The proposals will be debated at a crucial council meeting tomorrow (Thursday).

Single council gets vote - but turnout ‘disappointing’

The people of Macclesfield have voted in favour of the formation of their own town council. But the turnout for the ballot was just 16.2 per cent.
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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.

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.

Search for family history behind 100-year-old quilt

The quilt was created in Bosley in celebration of the coronation of King George in 1911.

Town and villages pauses to pay tribute to WW1 casualties

Poignant services took place in Macclesfield, Bollington and other villages.

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.

Biker Josh in bid to become world champ

Josh Bryceland, 24, from Poynton, will take on the world’s best racers at the downhill mountain biking world championships.

Trio off to Oxbridge after A-level success

Jenny Johnson, Charlie Saunder and Oliver Small headed south to study.

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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Police release five new pictures of Parklife revellers who could help catch Robert Hart's killer

Two year ban for biker who filmed himself driving dangerously

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Cricket star Andrew Flintoff spared driving ban for speeding in his Bentley after claiming 'exceptional hardship'

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