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Peter Hook to sue New Order bandmates for 'millions of pounds' over royalties

The legendary bassist says he is already £2.3m out of pocket due to the underhand tactics of his “former friends” - Bernard Sumner and Stephen and Gillian Morris

Gallery: Hundreds brave the rain for Macclesfield's Christmas lights switch on

Market Place played host to a Christmas Market and street entertainer ahead of the big switch on

Sailing pair on the right tack for awards

Rachel Ward and Geof Weston, from Redesmere Sailing Club, have received awards for their volunteer work

Award for Macclesfield artist's first go at set design

The force will be strong at Macclesfield's Christmas fair for geeks and nerds

The 'Have Yourself a Very Geeky Christmas' fair takes place on Saturday, December 5.

Macclesfield kids enjoy some autumnal fun

Members of the Macclesfield RSPB Wildlife Explorers are making the most of the colourful season

Time-Trip: Our column of retro pictures from the Macclesfield Express

Do you recognise any of the faces in our photos as we turn back the clock?

Men who had running fight through town centre are branded 'clowns'

Johnathan Stott and Philip Yeomans 'shadow boxed' their way across Macclesfield after a row

Alderley Park will benefit from Chancellor's 'Enterprise Zone'

Cheshire East Council is celebrating the inclusion of the science hub to help local growth

Health Matters:

Dr Ian Hulme, GP with Meadowside Medical Centre, Congleton and clinical lead on substance misuse for NHS Eastern Cheshire CCG.

Drug driver caught hunting for lunar eclipse

Max Hartle, 20, was caught in Macclesfield, having spent two hours watching the Blood Moon

Zain Killer loses bid to quash conviction

A drug dealer jailed for life for murdering a teenager in woodland near Macclesfield has lost an Appeal Court bid for freedom.


Tenants ordered to get rid of pets

The residents of Contour Homes-owned Sutton Gardens in Macclesfield have until November 30 to get rid of their cats and dogs

Beauty spot to get protection from anti-social behaviour

Knight's Pool in Macclesfield has become synonymous as a place for drinking, drug taking and vandalism

Young performers take to stage for latest pantomime

Teenagers from All Hallows in Macclesfield are among performers of Cheshire Youth Pantomime Society.

Videos & Photos

Gallery: Hundreds brave the rain for Macclesfield's Christmas lights switch on

Watch: Full-size Silverstone racetrack recreated on frozen Arctic lake

Macclesfield kids enjoy some autumnal fun


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