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Admired doll maker Sara Doggart dies, aged 101

Sara Doggart, who was responsible for the production of 'Sasha Dolls', famous in the 1960s, has died aged 101.

Is this the UK's worst football team?

Players on Poynton British Legion FC's B-team are hoping to turn their luck around after losing 20 games in a row.

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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Admired doll maker Sara Doggart dies, aged 101

Sara Doggart, who was responsible for the production of 'Sasha Dolls', famous in the 1960s, has died aged 101.

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Pictures: Snowy scenes across the town

More school closures and gritters out in force across Macclesfield and Wilmslow as snow causes disruption for residents, drivers and businesses.

Is this the UK's worst football team?

Players on Poynton British Legion FC's B-team are hoping to turn their luck around after losing 20 games in a row.

Snow poll: School closures, gritters and roads.

Take part in our poll after disruption caused by the snow prompted complaints from residents.

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.

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Admired doll maker Sara Doggart dies, aged 101

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Pictures: Snowy scenes across the town

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Pictures: Chaos after snow falls across Macclesfield

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