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‘Sadistic’ rapist jailed for 18 years

'Evil' Carmarni Crawford, 23, subjected the woman to depraved and violent acts during a 12 hour ordeal

Mum of Ashleigh Bowes who died aged 14 holds memorial on anniversary of death

The teenager died at home in Macclesfield and her friends attended a memorial organised by her mum Sue

Get on your marks to tackle first winter run

The Cancer Research UK 10k Winter Run takes place on February 28, starting at the Etihad Campus.

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‘Sadistic’ rapist jailed for 18 years

'Evil' Carmarni Crawford, 23, subjected the woman to depraved and violent acts during a 12 hour ordeal

Mum of Ashleigh Bowes who died aged 14 holds memorial on anniversary of death

The teenager died at home in Macclesfield and her friends attended a memorial organised by her mum Sue

Get on your marks to tackle first winter run

The Cancer Research UK 10k Winter Run takes place on February 28, starting at the Etihad Campus.

Moss Rose ground is set to host charity match football match in aid of the victims of the Bosley disaster

Former City and Corrie stars will join a number of famous faces for the event

Masked thieves steal cigarettes in shop raid

Three men broke into the Co-Op in Hurdsfield on August 26

Computer game tester admits cannabis addiction

Jonathon Hatch, 34, was caught with £500 worth of the drug in his car and a cannabis farm in his house

Rape at John Lewis in Cheadle: Manhunt continues after shocking attack in store car park

Police have launched a high-profile investigation to catch the offender who is described as an Asian man, around 40 years old, with heavily pock-marked and open-pored skin on his face

Video: Tragic pianist Natalia Strelchenko's last performance for Alderley Edge Orchestra

Ms Strelchenko died after being found with multiple injuries at her home in Newton Heath

Young people from Macclesfield urged to sign up to course to give them a brighter future

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service runs the Prince's Trust programme to help younger people into work and training.

The dirtiest takeaways and restaurants in Macclesfield, Adlington and Poynton

Our list is based on inspections on the FSA’s website and is accurate at the time of writing. Businesses may be waiting for further inspections.

Cheshire East rakes in £2.5m thanks to film industry

Macclesfield has been chosen as the location for a number of film and television sets in the past year

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Jailed burglar on the run after fleeing court

Stephen Hempenstall, 34, absconded from Macclesfield magistrates' court two weeks ago after he was sentenced to 16 weeks in prison.

Straight A student makes the grade a year early

Michaela Redhead will study Psychology at Durham University.

Photographer takes on the universe for national award

David Tolliday, 60, from Tytherington, has been nominated for his astronomy pictures.

Hollins View campaigners vow to keep up their fight for the care home

The Labour group is looking at options for challenging the decision.

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Pictures: Hundreds turn out for Macclesfield pub's bank holiday music festival

Video: Tragic pianist Natalia Strelchenko's last performance for Alderley Edge Orchestra

The dirtiest takeaways and restaurants in Macclesfield, Adlington and Poynton

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