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‘A wonderful man who will be sorely missed’

People whose lives were touched by Brian paid their own tribute via the Express Facebook page and email.

Brian Ollier: A Tribute

Former Express editor Dave Lafferty shares his memories of Brian Ollier

Brian’s legacy to our town and its people

Brian Ollier turned his boyhood passion for photography into a successful career lasting half a century.

Shock as care home to close within weeks

Bosses at Sutton Oaks Care Centre in Sutton broke the news to patients, their relatives and staff on August 15.

Dementia care ‘nearing crisis'

Charity Age UK Cheshire East says care 'nearing crisis' in Macclesfield

Warning as men hit by cyber scam

Police are warning internet users over a scam where blackmailers are luring men into performing sex acts online.

Video: Farmer's fury after sheep rustlers strike again

Chris Heath, 35, of Sutton End Farm, has had more than 200 sheep taken over recent years – worth around £30,000.

Men targeted in webcam sex scam, police warn

Fraudsters posing as women are approaching male internet users, encouraging them to engage in sexual activity over a webcam and then threatening to post the video of them to family and friends.

Dementia care plans backed by committee

Cheshire East bosses have proposed moving some dementia care services to the private sector. The move could affect council run Hollins View Care Home, on Clarke Terrace, Macclesfield, which currently offers 40 beds as respite.

Crunch meeting over future of care home

Hollins View in Macclesfield, which offers 40 beds for dementia sufferers could be closed after a review by Cheshire East Council. The proposals will be debated at a crucial council meeting tomorrow (Thursday).

Single council gets vote - but turnout ‘disappointing’

The people of Macclesfield have voted in favour of the formation of their own town council. But the turnout for the ballot was just 16.2 per cent.
Woody Allen

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.

Tears of delight at Tytherington School

The school celebrated a 100 per cent pass rate and over 80 per cent of students achieving A* to C grades.

Search for family history behind 100-year-old quilt

The quilt was created in Bosley in celebration of the coronation of King George in 1911.

Town and villages pauses to pay tribute to WW1 casualties

Poignant services took place in Macclesfield, Bollington and other villages.

Biker Josh in bid to become world champ

Josh Bryceland, 24, from Poynton, will take on the world’s best racers at the downhill mountain biking world championships.

Trio off to Oxbridge after A-level success

Jenny Johnson, Charlie Saunder and Oliver Small headed south to study.

Firms hit with £50,000 fines and costs after roofer fall

Peter Tracey plummeted five metres on to a concrete floor while removing asbestos roof sheets from a disused building in Poynton.

Tears of delight at Tytherington School

The school celebrated a 100 per cent pass rate and over 80 per cent of students achieving A* to C grades.

Soccer star is a big hit in States

Elliot Goodwin, aka the Cheshire Cat, has just completed his first season with Nashville FC.

Housing plan to get public scrutiny

A public inquiry to scrutinise Cheshire East's Local Plan - its guide to development for the next 20 years - will be held in Macclesfield over six weeks from September.

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Video: Farmer's fury after sheep rustlers strike again

Video: Farmer's fury after 200 sheep were stolen from his fields


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