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Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's the 'Superman of Macclesfield' as pilots spot unknown flying man at 3,500ft

Aviation experts admitted they were baffled by the sighting of the human UFO.

Cheshire East issued with weather warning as Hurricane Gonzalo predicted to hit UK

Experts said there will be significant travel disruption and dangerous driving conditions when the storm hits.

Our sporting heroes in the spotlight

The town’s history is littered with athletes who have triumphed at the top of their chosen sport.

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Macclesfield battered by remains of Hurricane Gonzalo

There have been reports of trees falling and accidents after winds of up to 70mph hit the town.

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's the 'Superman of Macclesfield' as pilots spot unknown flying man at 3,500ft

Aviation experts admitted they were baffled by the sighting of the human UFO.

Cheshire East issued with weather warning as Hurricane Gonzalo predicted to hit UK

Experts said there will be significant travel disruption and dangerous driving conditions when the storm hits.

Our sporting heroes in the spotlight

The town’s history is littered with athletes who have triumphed at the top of their chosen sport.

Star pupil off on dream physics placement

Hannah Ruskin has landed an out of this world work experience placement at the CERN particle-physics laboratory in Geneva.

Knife-wielding robber holds up corner shop

Police arrested and bailed a man in connection with the robbery on Moss Lane.

Oxjam musicians ready to take over town

The town centre will be transformed into a festival if live music as part of the Oxjam Macclesfield takeover event.

Macc looks set to get own town council

Decision made on council after dramatic u-turn by the leader of Cheshire East Council Michael Jones

Unemployment plummets by a third

There are currently 839 people in Macclesfield claimed Job Seekers' Allowance (JSA), compared to 1,297 in September 2013, according to the Office for National Statistics.

Gifted student dies after eating disorder battle

Anna Haworth, 23, from Macclesfield, suffered cardiac arrest because potassium levels in her blood became ‘dangerously low’ because of her eating disorder, an inquest heard.

Helicopter used in search for missing man

Eyewitnesses reported that officers urged residents in Bollington were urged to remain in their own homes as they tried to find the man, who was suffering with mental health issues.

Illegal driver jailed after he was caught stealing fuel

The solicitor representing Mark Lee from Macclesfield told a court prison would 'do him good' so he can overcome his drug problem.

Macclesfield Town Hall

Councillors to have say on power ballot

Macclesfield's 10 Cheshire East councillors will debate the recent ballot results and make a recommendation on the future governance of the town.

Decision day for waste site plans

Plans by Ant Henshaw to expand his skip hire business on Turf Lane, on the Moss Estate, are being decided today.

Hollins View campaign: The human cost of closing a care home

The Express speaks to some of the people who use the care home as part of our campaign to keep it open.

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Cystic fibrosis sufferer's anxious wait for double lung transplant

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