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New sites for homes to go out to consultation in latest draft of Cheshire East Local Plan

Residents are a step closer to knowing where new homes will be built in Macclesfield as the council prepares to consult on its Local Plan.

Vandals wreck trees at park

At least six sapplings have been snapped or ripped up over the weekend in Macclesfield

New measures as children aged six and five abscond from school

A governor at Christ the King Primary School says measures will be taken after two primary pupils ran out of school and into a local park.

Churchgoer exposed himself to schoolgirls

Peter Zylstra, 30, from Macclesfield, indecently exposed himself three times in two years

Video and gallery: Hundreds turn out for Macclesfield Pancake Race

The event has raised hundreds for ECHO, East Cheshire NHS Trust's official charity.

Macclesfield couple's plea to help find lost camera with irreplaceable photos

Trish Doran and Ben Simnett have lost hundreds of precious pictures of their children Reuben and Cara

Macclesfield's junior doctors to take part in industrial action

Junior doctors will walk out over pay for 24 hours from 8am on Wednesday, February 10.

Woman pretended to be dead during attack in which partner stamped on her head

Michael Gregory, 29, also threatened to burn down their house during the incident

Volunteer appeal for popular Macclesfield drop-in centre

The Parachute Centre, which supports adults with learning disabilities and additional needs, needs more volunteers to help provide the vital service.

Beds slashed at Macclesfield youth homeless centre after council cuts

Only five of the 10 beds at Watermill House will be funded for young people.

Revealed: new £15m cinema and restaurant scheme for Macclesfield

Ask Real Estate has been selected by Cheshire East Council to create a six-screen cinema, retail unit and a café pod on the Churchill Way car park

Are you in any of these sport-themed photos from the 2000s?

Have a look for familiar faces in our Time-trip pictures

New home joy for rescued cats

Chester and Simba have found a home after a year in foster care

Benefit cheat avoids prison after SEVEN year fraud

Rebecca Hehir from Macclesfield claimed council tax benefits after lying about her partner living with her.

End of an era for Sevens

The gift shop has been in the town for almost 30 years.

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Video and gallery: Hundreds turn out for Macclesfield Pancake Race

Pupils and parents tuck in at launch of school kitchen in Macclesfield

War veteran half way to medal goal

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