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UK solar eclipse: Prof Brian Cox and Dara O'Briain to host Stargazing Live from Jodrell Bank during dramatic event

The show will be broadcast from the Macclesfield centre over three days, coinciding with the much-anticipated astronomical event on March 20

Concerned villagers to hold public meeting over plans for wedding venue in the forest

Residents in Langley are holding the meeting to discuss an application for music and alcohol in Macclesfield Forest.

Pub worker steals cancer charity cash after organising event

Evelyn Seymour pilfered the cash to pay her rent, a court heard.

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Death of man hit by train not suspicious, say police

Emergency services were called to railway line near Alderley Edge just before 10am on Sunday

UK solar eclipse: Prof Brian Cox and Dara O'Briain to host Stargazing Live from Jodrell Bank during dramatic event

The show will be broadcast from the Macclesfield centre over three days, coinciding with the much-anticipated astronomical event on March 20

Concerned villagers to hold public meeting over plans for wedding venue in the forest

Residents in Langley are holding the meeting to discuss an application for music and alcohol in Macclesfield Forest.

Pub worker steals cancer charity cash after organising event

Evelyn Seymour pilfered the cash to pay her rent, a court heard.

Fury as fines given by hospital’s ParkingEye

The ParkingEye system electronically records the registration of vehicles entering and leaving the hospital site, and uses the data to enforce parking penalties.

Motion of no confidence against council leader fails

Tables turned as Coun Michael Jones instead sees motion in support of him passed by councillors

Jailed: driver involved in TWO reckless high speed police chases

Andrew Riseley, 20, from Macclesfield, was locked up for eight months for dangerous driving.

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Live: Cheshire East council leader faces no confidence motion

The leader of Cheshire East Council Michael Jones is facing an attempt to pass a vote of no confidence in him at today's council meeting - live updates here

Man taken to hospital after crashing into two lampposts and a wall

A helicopter from North West Air Ambulance landed in the town after the man had to be released from his car.

Drink-driver was caught by officers on school run

Pamela Mellor was spotted stumbling and admitted to the school's head she had been drink-driving

Plan for spa hotel in the green belt divides opinion among villagers

Developer Lee Brown wants to build the 35-bed hotel on the historic former Greg estate at Lode Hill, Styal.

Rock guitarist to appear in TV show tonight

Adam Gibbon and bandmates from Hex will feature in BBC2's Into the Commons at 9pm

Pictures: Caring neighbour makes a splash to fund life changing operation for young girl

Geoff Stubbs, 58, swam 5,000 lengths to raise money for Charlotte Taylor from Wilmslow, who has a cerebral palsy, so she can have an operation to help her walk.

Former police officer to lead a new military intelligence unit

Lt Col Phaedra McLean from Macclesfield took up her role on Monday

Neighbours come to rescue of man who slept through smoke-alarm

Quick-thinking neighbours heard the alarm going off at the house on Oxford Road, Macclesfield, at about 4am this morning (Tuesday)

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Tributes to pioneering cancer scientist

UK solar eclipse: Prof Brian Cox and Dara O'Briain to host Stargazing Live from Jodrell Bank during dramatic event

Pictures: Caring neighbour makes a splash to fund life changing operation for young girl

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