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Council's dementia care under review

Services in a care home in Macclesfield could be affected as the council looks to transfer its dementia care to the private sector.

Town will honour those who fell in Great War

Macclesfield and surrounding villages are preparing to commemorate the centenary anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War.

Policewoman took her own life after affair rumours

Mum of three Louise Gibson, 43, was found hanged in woods after being told her husband was having an affair.

Climbing centre gets planning green light

Time To Care (UK) CIC, a community interest company, are aiming to transform the former Everett Charles Technologies premises on Goodall Street.

Parachute charity wants new volunteers to drop in

Macclesfield’s Speaking Up Speaking Out’s Parachute project is looking for new volunteers.

Five others connected to Zain case locked up for total of 30 years

FIVE other people, three from Macclesfield, have been jailed for a total of 30 years after being found guilty of crimes connected to the Zain Sailsman case.

Teen’s killers begin 27 year sentences

THE killers of Zain Sailsman have been told they will serve a minimum of 27 years in prison. Charlie Beadell, 22, from Macclesfield, and Ricky Jervis, 23, from Congleton, were found guilty of the 19-year-old’s murder at Chester Crown Court last week.

Zain's murderers face 27 years behind bars

Charlie Beadell, 22, and Ricky Jervis, 23, were found guilty of the murder of Zain Sailsman, 19, at Chester Crown Court last week.

War heroes to be honoured by restoration

The Macclesfield War Graves Project aims to restore the graves at Macclesfield Cemetery 100 years on from when the Great War began.

Kids cut ribbon at new play park

The play area on the Millennium Green in Henbury has been formally opened after efforts by the community.

Hundreds pay tribute to fallen

Hundreds of villagers came out to Kerridge to remember all those who have given their lives in conflict.
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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?

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.

Town will honour those who fell in Great War

Macclesfield and surrounding villages are preparing to commemorate the centenary anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War.

Director’s tragedy inspires first film

Twenty-year-old Millie Ralston’s is using her father Andrew Ralston's death top inspire her first professional film

Punters set to star at beer festival

The third Bollington Beer Festival will see more than 40 beers and 15 ciders from local and national brewers

Teen speaks of life-changing trip to South America

Alex McLaren from Poynton, near Macclesfield, spent 10 weeks in Cochabamba, one of the poorest parts of Bolivia, as a volunteer for the children’s charity Tearfund.

Hong Kong beckons for Guide translator

Jo Whytock, 34, will lead a team of interpreters at the 35th World Conference in Hong Kong.

Mr Muscle proves he is a cut above the rest

A body-building hairdresser proved head and shoulders above the competition when he was crowned British bodybuilding champion.

Policewoman took her own life after affair rumours

Mum of three Louise Gibson, 43, was found hanged in woods after being told her husband was having an affair.

Director’s tragedy inspires first film

Twenty-year-old Millie Ralston’s is using her father Andrew Ralston's death top inspire her first professional film

Probe after pub fire

An investigation has been launched after a fire in the roof of The Legh Arms in Prestbury, Macclesfield

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