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Pictures: Musicians take over town for Oxjam festival

Around 40 artists performed at 12 venues around Macclesfield for the Oxjam Takeover event in aid of Oxfam.

Dangerous driver facing prison after pensioner death

Pamela Jayasundera died after she was hit by a Ford Ka being driven by Susan Raybould as she crossed Hurdsfield Road.

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's the 'Superman of Macclesfield' as pilots spot unknown flying man at 3,500ft

Aviation experts admitted they were baffled by the sighting of the human UFO.

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Pictures: Musicians take over town for Oxjam festival

Around 40 artists performed at 12 venues around Macclesfield for the Oxjam Takeover event in aid of Oxfam.

Dangerous driver facing prison after pensioner death

Pamela Jayasundera died after she was hit by a Ford Ka being driven by Susan Raybould as she crossed Hurdsfield Road.

Council to buy green belt land next to Alderley Park

Coun Michael Jones, Cheshire East leader, will attend a meeting tonight to talk about plans for the site on Congleton Road.

Macclesfield battered by remains of Hurricane Gonzalo

There have been reports of trees falling and accidents after winds of up to 70mph hit the town.

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's the 'Superman of Macclesfield' as pilots spot unknown flying man at 3,500ft

Aviation experts admitted they were baffled by the sighting of the human UFO.

Cheshire East issued with weather warning as Hurricane Gonzalo predicted to hit UK

Experts said there will be significant travel disruption and dangerous driving conditions when the storm hits.

Our sporting heroes in the spotlight

The town’s history is littered with athletes who have triumphed at the top of their chosen sport.

Star pupil off on dream physics placement

Hannah Ruskin has landed an out of this world work experience placement at the CERN particle-physics laboratory in Geneva.

Knife-wielding robber holds up corner shop

Police arrested and bailed a man in connection with the robbery on Moss Lane.

Oxjam musicians ready to take over town

The town centre will be transformed into a festival if live music as part of the Oxjam Macclesfield takeover event.

Macc looks set to get own town council

Decision made on council after dramatic u-turn by the leader of Cheshire East Council Michael Jones

Unemployment plummets by a third

There are currently 839 people in Macclesfield claimed Job Seekers' Allowance (JSA), compared to 1,297 in September 2013, according to the Office for National Statistics.

Gifted student dies after eating disorder battle

Anna Haworth, 23, from Macclesfield, suffered cardiac arrest because potassium levels in her blood became ‘dangerously low’ because of her eating disorder, an inquest heard.

Helicopter used in search for missing man

Eyewitnesses reported that officers urged residents in Bollington were urged to remain in their own homes as they tried to find the man, who was suffering with mental health issues.

Illegal driver jailed after he was caught stealing fuel

The solicitor representing Mark Lee from Macclesfield told a court prison would 'do him good' so he can overcome his drug problem.

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Pictures: Musicians take over town for Oxjam festival

One Direction heart-throb Louis Tomlinson dines out with ex-Man City star Paul Dickov in Alderley Edge

Naomi Hulme with son Leo, 4

Cystic fibrosis sufferer's anxious wait for double lung transplant

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