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Hospital’s not-so welcome guests

Figures show that hospital bosses have received reports of rats, mice, fleas, cockroaches and ants.

Bake Off runner-up to switch on Christmas lights

Luis Troyano is to turn on the Christmas lights in his home-town of Poynton on Tuesday.

Tea lady with a heart of gold

Marjorie Eardley, 77, began spending her free time at the Macmillan Cancer Resource Centre at Macclesfield Hospital while her late daughter was being treated there.

Man faces retrial over alleged historic sex offence

Nicholas Henshall, 41, is accused of indecent assault and will stand trial in June next year.

Drink driver smashes into off-duty policeman

 Anthony Larkins, 59, crashed into the officer's car and then threatened to 'have him', a court heard.

Man faces retrial over alleged historic sex offence

Nicholas Henshall, 41, is accused of indecent assault and will stand trial in June next year.

Armed raider who robbed Macclesfield building society jailed for life

Martin Dawson, 51, held up the Britannia Building Society on Castle Street, Macclesfield, in August after escaping from prison.

Man caught with 'extreme' pornography is sentenced

Richard Westwell, 36, admitted three charges of making photographs or pseudo-photographs of children; as well as one charge of possessing extreme pornography and possession of a prohibited image of a child.

Action group takes charge of community facilities

The Broken Cross Sports and Community Group will run the pavilion, football pitches, car park and access road at Jasmine Park.

Campaigners hit back in Hollins View row

Campaigners urging Cheshire East Council to keep Hollins View care home open have hit back at a senior council member who accused them of causing anxiety in the town.

Action group to run community facilities

The Broken Cross Sports and Community Group is made up of residents and a Cheshire East Council member and will run the pavilion, football pitches, car park and access road at Jasmine Park.
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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

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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.

Cakes will help give needy kids a day to remember

Mum-of-two Anna Harris, from Bollington. set up the Macclesfield branch of ‘Cakes for Kids’ to bake cakes for those who may not receive one

Dates set for shutdown of garden waste collections

Cheshire East will not collect green bins for three months from early December after a public consultation.

In pictures and video: Town honours the war fallen at memorials

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A poignant Remembrance Service drew hundreds of residents to the Macclesfield cenotaph on Sunday.

Bake Off runner-up to switch on Christmas lights

Luis Troyano is to turn on the Christmas lights in his home-town of Poynton on Tuesday.

Tea lady with a heart of gold

Marjorie Eardley, 77, began spending her free time at the Macmillan Cancer Resource Centre at Macclesfield Hospital while her late daughter was being treated there.

Dates set for shutdown of garden waste collections

Cheshire East will not collect green bins for three months from early December after a public consultation.

Tea lady with a heart of gold

Marjorie Eardley, 77, began spending her free time at the Macmillan Cancer Resource Centre at Macclesfield Hospital while her late daughter was being treated there.

Beautiful, caring and selfless: the family of Sophie Spencer pay tribute

The popular 24-year-old, from Macclesfield, died in a car crash on Monday

Heartfelt tributes to woman, 24, killed in crash

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Friends described Sophie Spencer, from Macclesfield, as "a beautiful girl on the outside and inside".

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Beautiful, caring and selfless: the family of Sophie Spencer pay tribute

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Heartfelt tributes to woman, 24, killed in crash

In Pictures: Remembrance Day parades to honour fallen soldiers

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