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Tributes paid to drummer and scrap dealer Geoff Ward

Geoff, 84, from Macclesfield, lost his battle with cancer on June 22

Residents anger over drunken youths making park a no-go area

Questionnaires have been sent to residents after police confirmed 'a number of' anti-social behaviour incidents had been reported.

Police name Macclesfield man who died after getting into difficulty in sea in South Wales

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Jason North, 42, had been on holiday with his wife and two children

Revellers flock to Langley Village for the annual fete

The Langley Village Fete, in Macclesfield, included a dog show, real ales, barbecue and fell race.

Wincle Beer Festival goes down a treat with punters

More than 500 revellers spent the weekend drinking and eating at the inaugural Wincle Beer Festival, near Macclesfield, which took place over the weekend.

Police are warning Facebook users after 'sex picture' blackmail scam

Victim was told to pay £7,500 or faked image would go viral

Man dragged his fiancee across a gravel path 'like a rag doll' in attack, court is told

Shocked witnesses saw Grant Clark, 35, who work as a doorman in Macclesfield, carry out the attack at a quarry

Man jailed for historic sex assault on child

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Nicholas Henshall, 42, from Macclesfield, was also convicted of possessing thousands of indecent images of children

Residents anger over drunken youths making park a no-go area

Questionnaires have been sent to residents after police confirmed 'a number of' anti-social behaviour incidents had been reported.

Community leaders say they are 'optimistic' about new town centre plans

It comes after council chiefs revealed that the £90m Silk Street plan will not go ahead

Trio completes mammoth cycle challenge in Abe's memory

Three radiographers cycled 200 miles to Paris to raise money for The Bone Cancer Research Trust after the son of their friend died from the disease
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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.

Couple of artists organise fair to celebrate creative talent in Bollington

Stuart Bennett and Helen Gretton want to hear from talented local people for their arts and crafts fair

Poignant awards ceremony in memory of three Macclesfield school pupils who died in tragic circumstances

Robert Hart, Sophie Spencer and Fergus Moran were honoured with memorial awards for performing arts at Fallibroome Academy

Old mill which was at heart of Macclesfield silk industry is being bought by council

Cheshire East bosses hope Paradise Mill will help boost silk heritage and provide base for makers in the town.

Brother and sister were firefighters for day to fulfill burning ambition

Ollie and Amelia Carroll, from Poynton, have Late Infantile Batten Disease, which means they are unlikely to survive past the age of 12.

Health Matters: Hayfever tips for sufferers

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

PICTURE GALLERY: Wet weather failed to dampen spirits at Pott Shrigley Rose Queen

Families attended the event organised by the school, church and village hall committee.

Kings students shine at end of year ball

Sixth Form pupils at King's in Macclesfield celebrated the end of their schooling with a ball at Hill Top Country House Hotel

Before the bench: Macclesfield cases heard by magistrates

The following people have all appeared before South and East Cheshire Magistrates Courts

Poll: What should happen to the historic King's School building?

King's School
The school wants views from the people of Macclesfield on the future of the buildings at the Cumberland Street campus.

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Revellers flock to Langley Village for the annual fete

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