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Knife-wielding robber holds up corner shop

Police arrested and bailed a man in connection with the robbery on Moss Lane.

Oxjam musicians ready to take over town

The town centre will be transformed into a festival if live music as part of the Oxjam Macclesfield takeover event.

Macc looks set to get own town council

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

Unemployment plummets by a third

There are currently 839 people in Macclesfield claimed Job Seekers' Allowance (JSA), compared to 1,297 in September 2013, according to the Office for National Statistics.

Gifted student dies after eating disorder battle

Anna Haworth, 23, from Macclesfield, suffered cardiac arrest because potassium levels in her blood became ‘dangerously low’ because of her eating disorder, an inquest heard.

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

Macc looks set to get own town council

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

Councillors to have say on power ballot

Macclesfield Town Hall
Macclesfield's 10 Cheshire East councillors will debate the recent ballot results and make a recommendation on the future governance of the town.

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
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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.

Helicopter used in search for missing man

Eyewitnesses reported that officers urged residents in Bollington were urged to remain in their own homes as they tried to find the man, who was suffering with mental health issues.

Funding crisis hits town’s needy animals

Three animal sanctuaries have told the Express that are facing record numbers of abandoned pets and are having to turn away animals.

Powerlifting competition for hospice charity campaign

Fitness4All in Bollington, run by Chris Rowlands and his family, is hosting the competition this weekend for East Cheshire Hospice.

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.

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

Election candidate named

Tim Roca set to bid to become MP for the Macclesfield constituency.

Hollins View campaign: The human cost of closing a care home

The Express speaks to some of the people who use the care home as part of our campaign to keep it open.

Funding crisis hits town’s needy animals

Three animal sanctuaries have told the Express that are facing record numbers of abandoned pets and are having to turn away animals.

The Real Housewives of Cheshire - full cast revealed

New TV show will put a spotlight on the lives of rich and famous Cheshire "housewives" including Macclesfield WAGs Tanya Bardsley and Leanne Brown.

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