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'Mindless and selfish' vandals wreck play park TWICE in six weeks

The park at Banbury Close, Hurdsfield, has been closed for six weeks after yobs tore a large hole in the rubber matting on August 20 and September 28.

Town hall row ends with brawl with police

A court heard Kristoffer Groot 'lost the plot' after an argument with a Cheshire East Council employee at Macclesfield Town Hall. The 33-year-old from Poynton then grappled with police officers and hit one in the face, causing a cut below his eye.

We’re jammin’ – Oxfam music festival to take over the town

Oxjam Macclesfield is from Friday, October 17, to Sunday, October 19. The venues for the Macclesfield takeover are Mash Guru, Kiva Club, The Swan with Two Necks, Toast Bar and The Porters Prince of Wales.

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'Mindless and selfish' vandals wreck play park TWICE in six weeks

The park at Banbury Close, Hurdsfield, has been closed for six weeks after yobs tore a large hole in the rubber matting on August 20 and September 28.

Hundreds take on Macclesfield half-marathon

Search for every runner's name on the full list of runners in the Macclesfield half marathon, 5k race and junior fun run

Town hall row ends with brawl with police

A court heard Kristoffer Groot 'lost the plot' after an argument with a Cheshire East Council employee at Macclesfield Town Hall. The 33-year-old from Poynton then grappled with police officers and hit one in the face, causing a cut below his eye.

We’re jammin’ – Oxfam music festival to take over the town

Oxjam Macclesfield is from Friday, October 17, to Sunday, October 19. The venues for the Macclesfield takeover are Mash Guru, Kiva Club, The Swan with Two Necks, Toast Bar and The Porters Prince of Wales.

In pictures: The circus comes to town

Crowds will be treated to high-flying delights as performers from across Europe dazzle Wilmslow with acrobatics, treacherous high-wire feats and the menacing wheel of death.

Lib Dem stalwart defects to Tories

Ainsley Arnold was a chief member of the party for 15 years on both Macclesfield Borough Council and Cheshire East Council.But after becoming increasingly unhappy at the party's policies he has quit to join the Conservatives.

Petition to save ‘vital’ care home

A petition calling on leaders to keep care home open was launched by Macclesfield Labour councillors earlier this month

Author seeks the right voice

Lorna Riley is looking for a narrator for her first self-published book: ‘Sir Nibbles, The Famouse Cupboard Raider Extraordinaire’

Runners get under starter’s orders for annual half marathon

More than 800 runners will take part in Sunday's half marathon

Cheshire Building Society leaves town with Nationwide rebrand

The branch on Castle Street in Macclesfield will become a Nationwide as the Cheshire name disappears from the high street.

Hundreds gather to pay tribute to Parklife murder victim Robert Hart

Around 300 people crammed into the parish church in Rainow, Macclesfield, to say goodbye to Robert, who died after being punched at the Parklife festival at Heaton Park in June.

Coffee events brewing for Macmillan charity campaign

There are events around Wilmslow as part of Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.

Send us pictures of your World’s Biggest Coffee Morning event

There are dozens of events taking place in Macclesfield and Poynton tomorrow.

Luis through to the semi-finals of the Great British Bake Off

The graphic designer from Poynton wowed judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood with his black forest cherry tree bread and cocktail donuts in last night's show.

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Golf star Jamie set for Ryder Cup debut

The 38-year-old Macclesfield Golf Club member makes his debut for Europe in the the biennial golfing battle against the United States tomorrow.

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In pictures: The circus comes to town

Hundreds gather to pay tribute to Parklife murder victim Robert Hart

Angel Di Maria spends some of his reported £180,000-a-week wages in Waitrose

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