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Jailed burglar on the run after fleeing court

Stephen Hempenstall, 34, absconded from Macclesfield magistrates' court two weeks ago after he was sentenced to 16 weeks in prison.

Straight A student makes the grade a year early

Michaela Redhead will study Psychology at Durham University.

Photographer takes on the universe for national award

David Tolliday, 60, from Tytherington, has been nominated for his astronomy pictures.

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Jailed burglar on the run after fleeing court

Stephen Hempenstall, 34, absconded from Macclesfield magistrates' court two weeks ago after he was sentenced to 16 weeks in prison.

Straight A student makes the grade a year early

Michaela Redhead will study Psychology at Durham University.

Photographer takes on the universe for national award

David Tolliday, 60, from Tytherington, has been nominated for his astronomy pictures.

Hollins View campaigners vow to keep up their fight for the care home

The Labour group is looking at options for challenging the decision.

Health Matters: Be aware of bank holiday changes

With Dr Paul Bowen, a GP with McIlvride Medical Practice, Poynton, and executive chair of NHS Eastern Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).

Macclesfield pub to celebrate 10 years of live music to raise funds for cancer charity

The event, over the bank holiday weekend, will stage 26 acts.

Young people host summer fete in Macclesfield to raise money for charity

The teens have organised the event for Mind as part of a government youth scheme.

Jailed: drug dealer snared by police sniffer dog

Mark Watt, 40, was caught with hundreds of pounds worth of heroin and cocaine in Macclesfield

Missing man could be in Macclesfield

Kevin Hughes, 31, from Liverpool, has been missing since mid-July.

Macclesfield MP climbs mountain to promote the big outdoors

MP David Rutley is used to climbing through the political ranks, but he enjoyed a mountaineering experience with a difference on a visit to Helsby.

Beggar given electronic tag for breaching ASBO

Susan Warrington has been banned from leaving her house between 2pm and midnight.

Fantastic Maccelsfield charity celebrates its 10th birthday

Speaking Up Speaking Out is a wonderful charity which helps adults with disabilities integrate with wider society

Bosley mill bosses: 'staff are being paid'

The owners of Wood Treatment Ltd claims all 50 staff at risk of redundancy will be paid during the consultation period.

Hundreds of Macclesfield students are finding out if they've made the grade in their GCSEs

GCSE results are out today, check for the results from you school in the link below

Lawyers instructed by Bosley wood mill explosion survivors and families of those killed

The Health and Safety Executive and police are understood to also be investigating the cause of the explosion

Videos & Photos

Boy recovering from rare cancer went on special boat trip with Dame Ellen MacArthur's charity

In Pictures: Music fans at gig resurrected for those affected by Bosley disaster

All Hallows students shine in their GCSEs

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