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Community shows Christmas spirit

Schools, business and care homes in Macclesfield have been getting into the festive spirit with a range of activities and events.

Fears over jobs in Post Office move

A consultation over whether to shut the Macclesfield Crown branch on Castle Street and move services to the WHSmith on Mill Street is ongoing.

Hip-hop artist releases new EP - on cassette tape

Beit Nun, aka Ben Mitchell, is also releasing Death By This Adventure on digital MP3 today.

Ollier Photography celebrates golden anniversary

The studio was established by the late Brian Ollier in 1964. It celebrated its 50th year in business on December 12 with new partners Joe Ollier and Matt Webb.

Accordion player continues support for charities

John Jones MBE, 72, presented a cheque for £906 to the Macclesfield & District MS Society at its Christmas Lunch.

'Dad, don't go mad' - cannabis farmer leaves note after secretly using house to grow illicit crop

James Jones, 20, set up the operation behind his dad’s back after stealing the keys to the Macclesfield property. Despite leaving a note if his dad discovered the cannabis farm, the police were called.

Woman left suicidal after 'revenge porn' style attack

A teenager said she was left feeling suicidal after a friend filmed her having sex and then posted the video online.

Police send Christmas cards to criminals

Around 300 persistent offenders, including some from Macclesfield, will be hand-delivered the festive message featuring a picture of Christmas lunch in the cells and warning them a space is available if they don’t behave themselves.

Fears over jobs in Post Office move

A consultation over whether to shut the Macclesfield Crown branch on Castle Street and move services to the WHSmith on Mill Street is ongoing.

Tree Festival raises thousands for hospice

The annual Christmas Tree Festival by Macclesfield and Bollington United Reformed Church,encourages businesses and organisations to donate and decorate trees to reflect their identity.

Government gives green light to build hundreds of new homes in Green Belt

The Secretary of State for the Department for Communities and Local Government, Eric Pickles MP has decided not to hold a public enquiry into the huge housing development in near Poynton.

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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?

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.

Tree Festival raises thousands for hospice

The annual Christmas Tree Festival by Macclesfield and Bollington United Reformed Church,encourages businesses and organisations to donate and decorate trees to reflect their identity.

Woman left suicidal after 'revenge porn' style attack

A teenager said she was left feeling suicidal after a friend filmed her having sex and then posted the video online.

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

Community shows Christmas spirit

Schools, business and care homes in Macclesfield have been getting into the festive spirit with a range of activities and events.

Horrified mum finds razor blade in Christmas gift given to her daughter, six, at garden centre grotto

Wholesalers apologise for a ‘clearly unintentional yet very serious error’ over craft set handed to girl in Poynton

Government gives green light to build hundreds of new homes in Green Belt

The Secretary of State for the Department for Communities and Local Government, Eric Pickles MP has decided not to hold a public enquiry into the huge housing development in near Poynton.

Community shows Christmas spirit

Schools, business and care homes in Macclesfield have been getting into the festive spirit with a range of activities and events.

Tributes to a ‘life changing’ charity boss

Madelyn Bridge from Age UK Cheshire East died after battling cancer for six and a half years.

Santas Dash through Macclesfield during charity run

The event took place on Sunday (December 7) at King's School's playing fields off Prestbury Road, Macclesfield.

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