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Motion of no confidence against council leader fails

Tables turned as Coun Michael Jones instead sees motion in support of him passed by councillors

Jailed: driver involved in TWO reckless high speed police chases

Andrew Riseley, 20, from Macclesfield, was locked up for eight months for dangerous driving.

Live: Cheshire East council leader faces no confidence motion

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The leader of Cheshire East Council Michael Jones is facing an attempt to pass a vote of no confidence in him at today's council meeting - live updates here

Man taken to hospital after crashing into two lampposts and a wall

A helicopter from North West Air Ambulance landed in the town after the man had to be released from his car.

Drink-driver was caught by officers on school run

Pamela Mellor was spotted stumbling and admitted to the school's head she had been drink-driving

New specials to hit the Macclesfield beat

James Gay and Calum France will be patrolling the streets of Macclesfield soon

Victim blew kiss in court to ex-boyfriend who attacked her

Martin Craik had pushed his fingers into his partner’s eyes and threw her head against a door during a fight

Man caught with thousands of indecent images of children

Anthony Dixon, 60, was sentenced after admitting possessing the indecent pictures

Motion of no confidence against council leader fails

Tables turned as Coun Michael Jones instead sees motion in support of him passed by councillors

Rock guitarist to appear in TV show tonight

Adam Gibbon and bandmates from Hex will feature in BBC2's Into the Commons at 9pm

Cash boost puts wind in sails of brass band

Macclesfield Youth Brass Band has secured £2k funding for health project
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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.

Man taken to hospital after crashing into two lampposts and a wall

A helicopter from North West Air Ambulance landed in the town after the man had to be released from his car.

Tributes paid to fundraising businessman who ran a popular music festival

Philip Webb, who died earlier this month, will be remembered for hosting the popular Brass and Beatles charity music festivals at his home on Chandlers Farm, Nether Alderley.

New food market for Bollington

The new venture launches on Sunday, March 22.

CCTV images could help police solve crime

Police want to speak to this man and woman in connection with a fraud offence in Poynton

Man bit and punched a Special Constable who tried to search him for drugs

Edgar Smocs, 23, of Nelson Street, Macclesfield, attacked Sgt Nathan Moghaddam and caused him to go to hospital over Christmas.

Work finally due to start on airport relief road through Poynton

Work can finally begin after the Government gave permission to force out reluctant landowners in its way.

Resident's fury after controversial parking policy introduced at Macclesfield Hospital

The ParkingEye system records the registration of vehicles entering and leaving the hospital site, using the data to enforce parking penalties\n

Exclusive: King's School reveals it has found a site to allow it to move from its historic town centre base

A letter sent to parents suggests it could move to a new 70 acre site in Macclesfield

Fury as vandals target Macclesfield Crematorium

The offenders burned a swear word into the chapel door and cut telephone and lighting wires

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Pictures: Caring neighbour makes a splash to fund life changing operation for young girl

Boffins win Macclesfield Pancake Race

Family left devastated after their dream home is destroyed by fire

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