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Macclesfield chapel first in town to conduct same sex marriages

The Unitarian community has been at the forefront of the campaign for same sex weddings to be legal in places of worship.

Golfers raise £5,000 for victims of the Bosley mill explosion

The charity golf day was organised by Moira and Steve Loake from Direct Food Ingredients in Macclesfield.

Police appeal for witnesses after two teenagers seriously injured in accident

The teenage girls, both aged 16, were taken to hospital after the car they were travelling in crashed and flipped onto its roof.

Children 'running to Rio' from Macclesfield for Brazilian street children

The pupils at St John the Evangelist Primary School are running laps of their playground for Save the Children.

Father-of-the-groom accused of attacking police officers at son's wedding

Stephen Dingle denies assaulting police at Hollin Hall. Three others deny assault charges

Dangerous driving drug dealer jailed

Marcus Holland, 19, hit a pedestrian during a police chase through Macclesfield Town Centre

20 arrested during early morning drugs raids across Macclesfield

Addresses on Brocklehurst Avenue and Brynmore Drive in Macclesfield were among 28 targeted by police today.

Families 'in the dark' over Hollins View closure, campaigners claim

Cheshire East Council will close the care home at the end of the year. But campaigners say vital the don't have answers over where care will be provided instead.

MPs vote against assisted dying bill

Macclesfield MP David Rutley was among the members who did not support legislation to giving British residents the right to die

Council denies claims parking fines in Macclesfield cannot be enforced

Councillor says legal orders were not updated by Cheshire East Council in 2009
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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.

Core blimey! Macclesfield children help produce bumper crop

Federation of St. John's primary and Pott Shrigley Primary School turned their unwanted apples to juice

Tributes paid to popular Bollington butcher Edward Heathcote

Mr Heathcote was part of the JJJ Heathcote Butchers dynasty, which has served Macclesfield and the surrounding area for more than 130 years.

Father-of-the-groom accused of attacking police officers at son's wedding

Stephen Dingle denies assaulting police at Hollin Hall. Three others deny assault charges

War veteran denied medal takes campaign online

Theo Eaves, 92, from Poynton, flew 35 bombing missions across Europe against the Nazis but has been refused the Bomber Command Clasp

Macclesfield's Rugbytots raise £1,000s for charity

While all eyes were on the Rugby World Cup, the next generation of stars are concentrating on matters closer to home

Police release images of three people wanted in connection with theft from pub

The incident happened in Poynton in August

Sister pays tribute to a wonderful carer who loved life

Norma Topping's sister Lilian Selby said Norma was not given the care she deserved.    

Dementia patient slapped, dragged and locked in room at Macclesfield care home

Norma Topping, 68, was abused at Hollins Park care home in Macclesfield and staff and doctors failed to spot a fractured skull which led to her death.

Police release images of men wanted over shoplifting offences in Macclesfield

The incidents took place in Prestbury and Macclesfield during the summer

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