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Hospital fits cameras to catch parking rogues

The new ParkingEye system will record the registration of vehicles entering and leaving the hospital site, and use the data to enforce parking penalties.

Red tape wrecks Santa visit to children

Hundreds of children missed out on a visit from Macclesfield Round Table's Santa because a Cheshire East Council licence was denied until council leader Michael Jones stepped in.

Watch: Inspirational Andrew in the swim to help others

Andrew Guilfoyle suffered devastating injuries after he was knocked down by a car when he was 10 years old. Now the disabled 27-year-old is attempting to swim the equivalent of the English Channel for charity.

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Hospital fits cameras to catch parking rogues

The new ParkingEye system will record the registration of vehicles entering and leaving the hospital site, and use the data to enforce parking penalties.

Red tape wrecks Santa visit to children

Hundreds of children missed out on a visit from Macclesfield Round Table's Santa because a Cheshire East Council licence was denied until council leader Michael Jones stepped in.

Watch: Inspirational Andrew in the swim to help others

Andrew Guilfoyle suffered devastating injuries after he was knocked down by a car when he was 10 years old. Now the disabled 27-year-old is attempting to swim the equivalent of the English Channel for charity.

'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.

History is made as Church of England appoints first woman bishop

The Reverend Libby Lane will cover Macclesfield and Wilmslow as part of her new role as the new Bishop of Stockport.

New awards to celebrate unsung heroes in the community

The Mayor of Macclesfield’s 2015 Community Awards will recognise and celebrate people who have volunteered their time and energy to help others.

Council crackdown on charity street collectors

The move by Cheshire East Council follows complaints from shoppers and visitors to Macclesfield and Wilmslow about the tactics of some charity collectors, also known as 'chuggers'.

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 investigating Parklife murder of Robert Hart believe they are 'one frame away' from capturing image of killer

Robert Hart from Macclesfield died in hospital just four days after he was punched in the face at the Parklife festival in Heaton Park in June

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

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.

Campaign in memory of tragic Sophie Spencer raises thousands

The 24-year-old aspiring actress from Macclesfield was fatally injured when her car hit a tree in Over Alderley in November. Her family launched a campaign to support a charity which grants the wishes of children with life threatening illnesses.

Brothers' fashion business boosts fashion scene

Macclesfield Rick and Jon Ogden's company Tee Co. encourages independent artists to add their designs to t-shirts

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.

Gritter topples treating icy road

The driver, who works for Cheshire East Council, was taken to hospital after the vehicle overturned near Macclesfield Forest.

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Red tape wrecks Santa visit to children

Watch: Inspirational Andrew in the swim to help others

Police investigating Parklife murder of Robert Hart believe they are 'one frame away' from capturing image of killer

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