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Scientific formula chooses A535 as one of Britain’s best to drive

The Holmes Chapel to Alderley Edge route, used hundreds of times a day by Maxonians, has a mix of bends, acceleration, speed and braking through some of the country’s most stunning scenery.

Man to stand trial accused of 'prison guard assault'

Charlie Beadell, 23, is alleged to have assaulted the officer at HMP Manchester in February

Nepal volunteer's anxious search for host family

Naomi Hatch, 26, returned from the country three weeks ago and is still waiting to hear from her host parents.

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Scientific formula chooses A535 as one of Britain’s best to drive

The Holmes Chapel to Alderley Edge route, used hundreds of times a day by Maxonians, has a mix of bends, acceleration, speed and braking through some of the country’s most stunning scenery.

Man to stand trial accused of 'prison guard assault'

Charlie Beadell, 23, is alleged to have assaulted the officer at HMP Manchester in February

Nepal volunteer's anxious search for host family

Naomi Hatch, 26, returned from the country three weeks ago and is still waiting to hear from her host parents.

Macclesfield bank hit by robbers

Robbers targeted the Royal Bank Of Scotland in Park Green this morning

Health Matters: Don't be too reliant on antibiotics

With Dr Paul Bowen, a GP with McIlvride Medical Practice, Poynton, and executive chair of NHS Eastern Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)

Councillor found guilty of breaching restraining order against neighbour

Brendan Murphy, 73, has been fined after speaking to his neighbours and breaching the order

School children in anxious wait for special arrival

Children at St John the Evangelist can't use their slide until the eggs in the nest underneath have hatched

Macclesfield charity nervously awaits the future of its funding

ParachuteSUSO - which is run with and for adults with disabilities - is waiting to hear if it gets another five years of funding

New stargazing project at Jodrell Bank could be the next step to finding alien lifeforms

Jodrell Bank, near Lower Withington, has been unveiled as the site of the world's biggest every astronomy project

Dad's heartache as family killed in Nepal earthquake

Hari Neupane, 47, from Macclesfield, lost his uncle in the major disaster which has claimed 5,500 lives so far.

All Hallows scoops special award for its outstanding business acumen

All Hallows, which specialises in business, ethical enterprise and languages, has earned a trophy in recognition of its rich business curriculum

James Cunliffe was banned from driving for 18 months after being involved in a drink-drive smash

Drunk man attacked police officer while being arrested for assault

Stephen Earles, 42, punched a man in the street before attacking the officer, a court heard.

'Dirty Santa' flew into rage and shouted abuse in disability parking row

Peter Rhodes, 62, became angry and abusive when a woman parked on the pavement and blocked his way, a court heard.

Rudyard Sailing Club open day

The Sailing Club is holding a free open day on Monday May 4.

BBC One's Car Share: How a Macclesfield writer got Peter Kay to star in his sitcom

Comedy writer Tim Reid, from Bollington, approached Peter Kay with his sitcom idea

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