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Pictures: Civic pride at town parade

Around 200 people turned out for the Bollington Civic Parade and Service.

Save Hollins View: petition launched to save 'vital' care home for dementia patients

More than 400 people have joined a campaign to save Hollins View care home in Macclesfield after fears Cheshire East Council could close it.

Pensioner takes on obstacle course to help former soldiers

Bernadette McKenna, 67, from Macclesfield, is part of a team taking part in the Born Survivor Challenge at Capesthorne Hall this Saturday.

Train stations' role in First World War celebrated in song

Theatre in the Quarter will perform Over By Christmas in Macclesfield and Poynton this Sunday

Last chance to enter business awards

Closing date to nominate for the North East Cheshire Business Awards - formerly the Macclesfield and Wilmslow Business Awards - is September 30.
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Yob spat in face of bike shop worker who refused to loan tools

Jordan Clarke, 19, tried to punch David Dowse then spat in his face and vandalised his car after he was denied the use of two spanners to fix his bike, a court heard.

Conductor jailed for eight months for abusing pupil

His victim - a pupil at Chetham’s School of Music in Manchester - reported the attack to police after remaining silent for 36 years.

Warning as men hit by cyber scam

Police are warning internet users over a scam where blackmailers are luring men into performing sex acts online.

Pictures: Civic pride at town parade

Around 200 people turned out for the Bollington Civic Parade and Service.

Save Hollins View: petition launched to save 'vital' care home for dementia patients

More than 400 people have joined a campaign to save Hollins View care home in Macclesfield after fears Cheshire East Council could close it.

Leader defends criticism of care home facing closure

Cheshire East Council leader Michael Jones claimed at a meeting that there had been failings at Hollins View in Macclesfield connected to drugs distribution to patients.
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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.

Pictures: Civic pride at town parade

Around 200 people turned out for the Bollington Civic Parade and Service.

Terry returns home to speak at charity fair

Terry Waite
Former hostage Terry Waite is returning to the town to give a talk about his experiences at East Cheshire Hospice’s fundraising art fair.

Police still hunting for two witnesses in Robert Hart case

Robert died after being attacked at the Parklife Festival in Manchester in June and police have not yet found his killer.

Train stations' role in First World War celebrated in song

Theatre in the Quarter will perform Over By Christmas in Macclesfield and Poynton this Sunday

War veteran is flying high as he gets back in the cockpit

Charles Oates who survived being shot down during the Second World War had a surprise tour of Concorde for his 90th birthday.

Watch: Mountain biker Josh Bryceland breaks foot seconds from world championship win

The fearless 24-year-old from Poynton took second place at the race in Hafjell, Norway at the weekend.

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.

Henry the dog saved by the bell after horrid adventure

The seven-year-old border terrier spent four days trapped in a rabbit hole in Prestbury, Macclesfield, before being rescued.

Tributes for tragic Ashleigh Bowes, 14, who died suddenly at home

Hundreds of people attended the funeral for the popular teen who was a pupil at Fallibroome Academy.

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