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Live: Macclesfield Town Council's first meeting

Our reporter Stuart Greer will be bringing you live updates from the meeting, which is being held at Macclesfield Town Hall tonight at 7pm.

New Macclesfeld Town Council set to meet after ballot box blunder

Councillors will meet at Macclesfield Town Hall tonight at 7pm after the election results were confirmed

Health matters: Seize the opportunity to take better care of yourself

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

Macclesfield charity bids for £10k funding

An organisation which wants to help vulnerable people back into education and work is calling for your vote to help it win vital funding.

Macclesfield Hospital ordered to improve

The Care Quality Commission found staff shortages and cleanliness issues

Man jailed after vicious single punch which left young dad unable to smile or kiss girlfriend

Stephen Cannon, 28, punched Daniel Lyne after a night out in Macclesfield and left him unconscious in the street.

Former football coach sentenced for abusing child while working in Macclesfield

Barry Bennell, who has multiple convictions to his name, was locked up for two years

Man to stand trial accused of 'prison guard assault'

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

New Macclesfeld Town Council set to meet after ballot box blunder

Councillors will meet at Macclesfield Town Hall tonight at 7pm after the election results were confirmed

Ballot box to be reopened after blunder

Council bosses will analyse the votes for Macclesfield Town Council's south ward in private tomorrow

Town council election branded ‘shambolic’ after polling blunder

Hundreds of residents are believed to have been incorrectly allowed to vote for candidates in the South ward for the new Macclesfield Town Council.
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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.
CONSTRUCTIVE... Dr Paul Bowen

Health matters: Seize the opportunity to take better care of yourself

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

Teens arrested following Bollington blaze

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A pair of teenagers have been arrested following a blaze at a former nursing home in Bollington on Sunday

Election: New look for Bollington Town Council after local elections

Bollington Civic Hall
Two wards were contested in the parish council elections.
CONSTRUCTIVE... Dr Paul Bowen

Health matters: Seize the opportunity to take better care of yourself

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

Singing group hits the right note for people with Dementia

A Macclesfield singing group for people with dementia is hoping to encourage more members and prove that life doesn’t end when the condition begins.

Green belt is safe during jobs boom according to council leader

Cheshire East council must provide an extra 3,000 homes around the borough after new reports on economic growth.

Motorist 'lucky to be alive' after horror crash

The car overturned and smashed through a wall in Prestbury

Macclesfield unites to support Nepal after earthquake

Thounds of pounds has been raised by Maxonians of all ages to help the plight of the Nepalese.

Dream Home: Look inside this £3m luxury Prestbury mansion

For the latest in our luxury property series, the Express shows you this seven-bedroom mansion complete with cinema room, gym and stables

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