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Jodrell Bank expansion plans given green light

Cheshire East Council's planning committee has approved the Square Kilometre Array extension

Before the Bench

Recent cases heard at South and East Cheshire magistrates Court

Bumper set of results for King's

Hard-working students at King's are among those celebrating great GCSE results today

All Hallows celebrates great progress despite 'turbulence' to exam system

The catholic school has plenty of great success stories from this year's GCSEs.

Oustanding results at Poynton High School

Great news for pupils at Poynton High who have collected their GCSE results today.

Beech Hall celebrates a great set of results

The independent school, based in Tytherington, has celebrate the results from it's GCSE cohort students.

Watersports centre gets green light following admin blunder

The £1.6m facility at a former quarry in Nether Alderley could open next summer

Residents urged to get active as Paralympians head to Rio

There will be a sports event in Macclesfield as Dame Sarah Storey, Sophie Thornhill and Libby and Stephen Clegg go for gold

Macclesfield scuba divers make a splash with weight-loss challenge

Members of the East Cheshire Sub Aqua Club plan to lose more than 20 stone between them

Man jailed for brutal pub assault

Ian Thorley, 40, from Macclesfield, was found guilty of causing a large cut on the head of his victim

Olympic champs Wiggins and Cavendish head to Macclesfield

The gold medallists will race through the town in the Cycle Tour of Britain

Family feud between the Earles' and Coffeys resulted in shirtless brawl

Stephen Earles, 43, from Macclesfield, has avoided being sent to the prison for the fight.

Town centre car park will not be sold off, say council bosses

Whalley Hayes car park is one of four areas of Macclesfield town centre which could be developed for housing

Macclesfield Olympian relfects on own podium glory

Sandra Wright, then Douglas, was part of the bronze medal winning 4 x 400m team at the Barcleona 1992 Olympics.

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Appeal to reunite medal with family of WW1 fallen soldier

Private Arthur Rowbotham from Macclesfield died at the Somme in 1917.

Videos & Photos

"Best job in the world" says Tytherington head

Wine tasting, 40th birthdays and a church concert feature in the Time-trip this week

Watch: Fish are rescued by workers as South Park in Macclesfield is dredged

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