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Family and friends gather to pay tribute to 'shining star' Naomi Hulme

Cystic Fibrosis sufferer Naomi, 22, died a fortnight ago while waiting for a double lung transplant.

Poets take to the stage for one-off show

Jo Bell and Ailsa Holland will perform poetry inspired by Pink Floyd and Dylan Thomas at the Under Silk Wood event.

Stroke survivor Fiona shares her story

A woman has spoken of her terrifying health battle after surviving a stroke.

MP’s call for action on plan

Mr Rutley says 'The regeneration of the town centre is taking too long'.

Shoplifters pay for CCTV

Tesco is seeking compensation from thieves Sarah Cox, 43, and Greig Wilson, 38.

Illegal driver jailed after he was caught stealing fuel

The solicitor representing Mark Lee from Macclesfield told a court prison would 'do him good' so he can overcome his drug problem.

Benefits cheat told to repay almost £12,000

Sylvia Hatchard, 64, told authorities she was a single woman on a low income while claiming £11,763.30 in housing benefit, council tax benefit and pension credit.

New mobile app blocks texts from bullies and paedophiles - and then tips off parents

MP David Rutley and charities back Poynton invention which will sound alarm if kids leave a defined area

MP’s call for action on plan

Mr Rutley says 'The regeneration of the town centre is taking too long'.

Our sporting heroes in the spotlight

The town’s history is littered with athletes who have triumphed at the top of their chosen sport.

It's 'full steam ahead' for a new Macclesfield town council

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Decision made on council after dramatic u-turn by the leader of Cheshire East Council Michael Jones
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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?

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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.

Preacher falls from heaven for farewell

Julia Jones was asked by skydiver Asa Murphy if she would help give his late mum a fitting farewell by holding an airborne service 8,000ft above the earth.

Tribute paid to town’s array of ‘super women’

A group of the town's women all organised the Macclesfield Pioneering Women event

Our sporting heroes in the spotlight

The town’s history is littered with athletes who have triumphed at the top of their chosen sport.

More sports stars from the town are revealed

The Express has chosen three more athletes to add to our hall of sporting fame.

Star pupil off on dream physics placement

Hannah Ruskin has landed an out of this world work experience placement at the CERN particle-physics laboratory in Geneva.

Bake-off star causes stir for Express staff

News editor Rhiannon McDowall’s brownies got the thumbs up from Luis Troyano when he visited the newsroom.
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Naval veteran receives Russian medal for his bravery

Dr Peter Wells attended a special ceremony at Manchester town hall to recognise his brave efforts during the Second World War.

Roads to get £25m revamp

Cheshire East Council has pledged to spend £25 million on improving the road network in the town

Our sporting heroes in the spotlight

The town’s history is littered with athletes who have triumphed at the top of their chosen sport.

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Family and friends gather to pay tribute to 'shining star' Naomi Hulme

Watch: Sweet success for children at charity chocolate event

Watch: Is Gary Connery the 'Superman of Macclesfield'?

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