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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.

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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.

Signs warning dog walkers stolen

United Utilities, which owns Macclesfield Forest, put them up at Christmas after reports of people being bitten and deer being chased by out of control pooches.

Police hunt for man who failed to appear in court

Scott Joseph Cole was bailed to appear at Macclesfield Magistrates Court on Thursday on four public order offences including two which are racially-aggravated.

Climbers are aiming to conquer Kilimanjaro in support of troops

Daring pair of do-gooders won’t be on their own as they make their way up Tanzania's Kilimanjaro, as they will be joined by a couple of models.

PM's thanks to extraordinary teenage fundraiser

Harry Norton, 13, was invited to meet David Cameron after helping raise more than £60,000 for charity.

Nurse helps orphaned Kwesi find a new home

A trainee nurse has raised £5,000 to help find a new home for an orphan baby in Africa

Watch: Silkman's goal goes viral

Macclesfield Town player Waide Fairhurst's goal from the half way line has been viewed 190,000 times. 

Fundraising friends give latest donation to hospice

The six friends from Macclesfield have raise more than £100,000 for charity over the years.

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