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Scientific formula chooses A535 as one of Britain’s best to drive

The Holmes Chapel to Alderley Edge route, used hundreds of times a day by Maxonians, has a mix of bends, acceleration, speed and braking through some of the country’s most stunning scenery.

Man to stand trial accused of 'prison guard assault'

Charlie Beadell, 23, is alleged to have assaulted the officer at HMP Manchester in February

Nepal volunteer's anxious search for host family

Naomi Hatch, 26, returned from the country three weeks ago and is still waiting to hear from her host parents.

Macclesfield bank hit by robbers

Robbers targeted the Royal Bank Of Scotland in Park Green this morning

Health Matters: Don't be too reliant on antibiotics

With Dr Paul Bowen, a GP with McIlvride Medical Practice, Poynton, and executive chair of NHS Eastern Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)

Man to stand trial accused of 'prison guard assault'

Charlie Beadell, 23, is alleged to have assaulted the officer at HMP Manchester in February

Drunk man attacked police officer while being arrested for assault

James Cunliffe was banned from driving for 18 months after being involved in a drink-drive smash
Stephen Earles, 42, punched a man in the street before attacking the officer, a court heard.

Crooked lawyer jailed for £150k fraud

Steven Shepherd was sentenced to three years in prison

School children in anxious wait for special arrival

Children at St John the Evangelist can't use their slide until the eggs in the nest underneath have hatched

New stargazing project at Jodrell Bank could be the next step to finding alien lifeforms

Jodrell Bank, near Lower Withington, has been unveiled as the site of the world's biggest every astronomy project

Election: Candidates for Macclesfield MP get ready for election showdown

David Rutley, Tim Roca, Joan Plimmer, Adrian Howard and Neil Christian are all after your vote tomorrow.
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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.

Neigh bother! Firefighters rescue horse stuck in trailer

The animal had to be sedated before being released after three hour ordeal

'Dirty Santa' flew into rage and shouted abuse in disability parking row

Peter Rhodes, 62, became angry and abusive when a woman parked on the pavement and blocked his way, a court heard.

BBC One's Car Share: How a Macclesfield writer got Peter Kay to star in his sitcom

Comedy writer Tim Reid, from Bollington, approached Peter Kay with his sitcom idea

Health Matters: Don't be too reliant on antibiotics

With Dr Paul Bowen, a GP with McIlvride Medical Practice, Poynton, and executive chair of NHS Eastern Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)

Election: Candidates for Macclesfield MP get ready for election showdown

David Rutley, Tim Roca, Joan Plimmer, Adrian Howard and Neil Christian are all after your vote tomorrow.

Parents of tragic teen set sights on town council election

Gaynor Dyos-Acton and Paul Acton want to improve youth services following the suicide of their son Tom, 16.

Couple scoop dream wedding

Recruitment consultant and salesman 'over the moon' to win the wedding of their dreams after collecting the most tokens from our sister paper the M.E.N.

Election: Candidates for Macclesfield MP get ready for election showdown

David Rutley, Tim Roca, Joan Plimmer, Adrian Howard and Neil Christian are all after your vote tomorrow.

Crooked lawyer jailed for £150k fraud

Steven Shepherd was sentenced to three years in prison

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