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Poets take to the stage for one-off show

Jo Bell and Ailsa Holland will perform poetry inspired by Pink Floyd and Dylan Thomas at the Under Silk Wood event.

Stroke survivor Fiona shares her story

A woman has spoken of her terrifying health battle after surviving a stroke.

MP’s call for action on plan

Mr Rutley says 'The regeneration of the town centre is taking too long'.

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New rail link to HS2 could cut journey times

Council leader Michael Jones says the connection announced this week is good news for Macclesfield.

Poets take to the stage for one-off show

Jo Bell and Ailsa Holland will perform poetry inspired by Pink Floyd and Dylan Thomas at the Under Silk Wood event.

Stroke survivor Fiona shares her story

A woman has spoken of her terrifying health battle after surviving a stroke.

MP’s call for action on plan

Mr Rutley says 'The regeneration of the town centre is taking too long'.

Shoplifters pay for CCTV

Tesco is seeking compensation from thieves Sarah Cox, 43, and Greig Wilson, 38.

Young mum loses battle with illness

Naomi Hulme, 22, died just a week after sharing her story in the Macclesfield Express.

Watch: Sweet success for children at charity chocolate event

Kids in Alderley Edge took part in fun chocolate pizza making workshop in aid of East Cheshire Hospice.

More sports stars from the town are revealed

The Express has chosen three more athletes to add to our hall of sporting fame.

Preacher falls from heaven for farewell

Julia Jones was asked by skydiver Asa Murphy if she would help give his late mum a fitting farewell by holding an airborne service 8,000ft above the earth.

Cash boost for war graves project

Cheshire East council has handed the money to the Macclesfield War Graves Project to help repair 83 war graves.

Wilmslow is blooming marvellous in flower competition

Volunteers are celebrating three wins in the RHS North West In Bloom awards at the weekend.

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Naval veteran receives Russian medal for his bravery

Dr Peter Wells attended a special ceremony at Manchester town hall to recognise his brave efforts during the Second World War.

Coleen Rooney submits objection to plans for new housing near her £5m home

Football WAG writes to council objecting over a proposed housing development near the family home in leafy Prestbury - other objectors include include the wives of United defender Wes Brown and ex-Slade rocker Noddy Holder

Care home ordered to improve by watchdog

Genesis Care Home in Macclesfield failed to meet ALL seven essential standards of quality and safety set out by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Avoid a real horror story at Halloween

Officers reminding people to be safe and sensible this Halloween.

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