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Woman with 'great potential' found hanged after making a 3am distress call

Lynn Whittaker, 42, was found dead at home at Ivy House, Macclesfield, after leaving a message on her care workers' answerphone

Bosley Reservoir to be modernised

The reservoir will be drained to just 10 percent of its capiacity while work takes place

Macclesfield wedding brawl: Bride's 'dream day was ruined' by fight says family member

Up to 10 police cars and a riot van were sent and officers were injured trying to break up a fight between 'about six to eight people' at the Hollin Hall Country House Hotel on Sunday

Ten police cars and a riot van involved as wedding is abandoned after massive brawl at Kerridge hotel

Police suffered injuries trying to break up the large scale fight at Hollin Hall Hotel

Mother praises Samaritans for saving life of suicidal son

In a moving letter the woman said the conversation with a volunteer at the charity changed his mind.

Before the bench: Macclesfield cases heard by magistrates.

The following people have all appeared before South and East Cheshire Magistrates Courts.

Before the bench: Macclesfield cases heard by magistrates

Macclesfield Magistrates Court
The following people have all appeared before South and East Cheshire Magistrates Courts

Illegal immigrant used fake ID to work with 'vulnerable' patients

National Sheepdog trials head to Sutton

The best sheepdogs and their handlers will descend on Sutton for a national competition.

Macclesfield kids take their campaign to Parliament

Children at Puss Bank School in Macclesfield have joined the campaign to ensure education is available to children across the globe

Moving prayer service held exactly a week after tragic Bosley Explosion

More than a hundred people attended St Mary's for the prayer event in honour of those affected by the tragedy
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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.

Abandoned old council depot in Macclesfield will be redeveloped with affordable homes

The old depot at the junction of Green Street and Cuckstoolpit Hill will have 18 affordable apartments.

Wedding ends in massive brawl

Police suffered injuries trying to break up the large-scale fight at Hollin Hall Hotel in Bollington

National Sheepdog trials head to Sutton

The best sheepdogs and their handlers will descend on Sutton for a national competition.

Jailed: ‘Predatory’ robbers who threatened a boy with imitation gun and knife

Daniel McHugh and Ryan Woolley were jailed for six and four years respectively for the terrifying attack.

Fundraiser visits Poynton in global walking tour

Angela Kirby, 70, who has Multiple Sclerosis will be joined by family from the area on a 5km walk

Notorious 'no-go' underpass in Macclesfield to be reclaimed with new crackdown

The underpass at Waters Green could be subject to a Public Space Protection Order which bans antisocial behaviour.

Mum's relief at meningitis son's miracle recovery

Jake Hilton, from Macclesfield, was in a coma for four days after being struck down with pneumococcal meningitis.

Youth club is set to get new home after eight years in limbo

Prestbury Youth Club has been the victim of a planning row over Ford House, its original premises

A woman fresh from rehab at The Priory was caught three times drink-drive limit

Sarah Fay, 40, of Prestbury, Macclesfield, crashed her BMW into a Porsche

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