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Police confirm bones found in town centre NOT human

Staff at the Silk Museum on Park Lane made the grim discovery this morning.

Funeral procession of former landlord to make final visit to pub

Keith Farrell, who ran the White Lion on Mill Street, Macclesfield, for 25 years, has died, aged 84.

Silkmen legend's son takes on 450 mile trek in dad's memory

Frank Beaumont was player-manager of the Silkmen when beat Telford Utd 2-0 in the first ever FA Trophy Final at Wembley Stadium.

Hundreds turn out to have their say on future of town centre

The meeting in Macclesfield was organised in the wake of Debenhams pulling out of the £90m Silk Street scheme

Council claims the net cost of Lyme Green is only £262k

It says that when all potential and actual savings and costs are factored in, the money spent will total £262,000.

£38k benefits cheat avoids jail after four years of fraudulent claims

The 59-year-old failed to declare to authorities that her husband lived with her

Man appears in court on sex charges

Christopher Chu, 43, from Macclesfield, is charged with 12 counts of sexual activity by touching a girl and one charge of harassment

Woman beat up own daughter

Ameniah Jarvie punched her in the stomach after a row

Hundreds turn out to have their say on future of town centre

The meeting in Macclesfield was organised in the wake of Debenhams pulling out of the £90m Silk Street scheme

Council claims the net cost of Lyme Green is only £262k

It says that when all potential and actual savings and costs are factored in, the money spent will total £262,000.

Camera club's annual exhibition will ask public to choose trophy winner

Macclesfield Camera Club will launch its annual show at Macclesfield Library next Monday
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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.

Plucky poultry keeper proves she ain't chicken with hen-sitting service

Jane Wilson looks after people's precious poultry when they are away through her Hens for the Holidays service.

Solar eclipse Macclesfield 2015: how it happened - in pictures

Macclesfield was plunged into darkness as the partial solar eclipse finally arrived

Tributes for community hero and beloved wife

Louise Booth, who was involved in various residents groups and ran a junior football club over many years, has died aged 78

Deaf assistance dog attacked by 'out of control' dalmatians

Owner Sheila Proudfoot has been warned to muzzle the dogs or they will be destroyed

Date set for funeral of councillor Philip Hoyland

Coun Hoyland, who represented Poynton West and Adlington since May 2011, died suddenly last Wednesday at the age of 60.

Works begins on the Manchester Airport Relief Road

The 10km dual carriageway will link the A6 at Hazel Grove to the M56 at Manchester Airport via the existing A555 in Bramhall.

Council set to close major road in Macclesfield from today till Friday

The closure will start today and last until Friday

Facing jail: rogue lawyer who stole £450k from clients

Steven Ronald Shepherd, 54, confessed to ripping off eight people during his time as a partner at Shepherd Evans Solicitors on Little Street, Macclesfield.

Fundraiser recreates iconic walk of British soldiers during Falklands war

John Fay MBE, from Prestbury, was part of an 11-strong group who replicated the now famous journey completed by the 45 Commando Royal Marines in 1982.Their efforts raised £180,000 for a RAF Benevolent Fund project to build a respite home for personnel.

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