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Woman drowned after bath seizure

Carla Rankin, from Prestbury,  tragically drowned after having an epileptic fit while she was in the bath.

Arson probe after pub blaze

Police believe the blaze which ripped through the George and Dragon Pub on Rainow Road was started deliberately.

Robber armed with axe is jailed for service station raid

A worker managed to press a panic button, before raider made off with a quantity of cigarettes and cash.

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Woman drowned after bath seizure

Carla Rankin, from Prestbury,  tragically drowned after having an epileptic fit while she was in the bath.

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Pictures: Chaos after snow falls across Macclesfield

Severe cold snap leaves a blanket of snow across Macclesfield and Wilmslow and the warning is in place overnight.

Arson probe after pub blaze

Police believe the blaze which ripped through the George and Dragon Pub on Rainow Road was started deliberately.

Robber armed with axe is jailed for service station raid

A worker managed to press a panic button, before raider made off with a quantity of cigarettes and cash.

Dad killed himself a year after his son was found hanged

Paul Christopher Abbott, 46, was found hanged after struggling to cope with the death of his teenage son Conor.

Anger after bosses announce Crown Post Office will close

The dedicated branch on Castle Street will shut in March with services moved to new counters at WHSmith on Mill Street.

CCTV images could help police solve crime

They want to speak to the trio in connection with a shoplifting offence at the town’s EE store, on Mill Street, Macclesfield.

CCTV image could help police solve crime

They want to speak to the man pictured in connection with a shoplifting incident at the town’s Three mobile phone store

CCTV image may help police solve crime

Officers want to speak to the man pictured in connection with a violent offence

Professor sheds light on Manchester City players' mystery doodles

Prof Cary Cooper, from Poynton, took on the job of analysing the scribbles made during a press conference in Abu Dhabi last week.

Support for hospital after targets failure

MP David Rutley and Express readers have praised Macclesfield Hospital after it failed to hit A&E waiting time targets.

Signs warning dog walkers stolen

United Utilities, which owns Macclesfield Forest, put them up at Christmas after reports of people being bitten and deer being chased by out of control pooches.

Police hunt for man who failed to appear in court

Scott Joseph Cole was bailed to appear at Macclesfield Magistrates Court on Thursday on four public order offences including two which are racially-aggravated.

Climbers are aiming to conquer Kilimanjaro in support of troops

Daring pair of do-gooders won’t be on their own as they make their way up Tanzania's Kilimanjaro, as they will be joined by a couple of models.

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