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Tributes paid to Ron James, charity supporter and sports fan

Ron, 93, from Macclesfield, devoted much of his life to helping others. He died on April 13.

Council invites sponsors for Macclesfield leg of Tour of Britain

The Tour of Britain will pass through Macclesfield on September 6

AstraZeneca celebrates 50 years in Macclesfield

The pharmaceutical giant, based at Hurdsfield, marked the occasion with a special lunch for staff past and present

Barnaby Bites

With Lynn Jones, chair of trustees at the Barnaby Festival.

Councillor Ainsley Arnold

Council takes planning battle to Supreme Court

Cheshire East Council is fighting a ruling that allows a developer to build 146 homes.

Revellers enjoying Cuban Nights feature in our Time-trip photos this week

Can you spot anyone you know in these pictures from the 2000s?

Fresh witness appeal after Macclesfield crash

Police in Macclesfield are appealing for people to come forward who saw the collision on Congleton Road, near Marton, on March 14.

Police launch investigation after gunshots fired at house in Wilmslow

Officers were called to Mosswood Road at around 10.15pm on Tuesday night to 'reports of an incident'

Before the Bench

Cases from South and East Cheshire magistrates courts

Health matters: Allergy Awareness Week

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

Macclesfield residents are living in fear of drug trade menace

Residents say they are living in fear of gangs and court told of sellers caught with cash and drugs

Teen drug dealer captured threatening user with knife

James Goulding, 19, was arrested with two knives, class A drugs and £1,000 cash after selling drugs in Macclesfield

CS gas dumped by drug dealer found by young girl

Christopher McDonald, 46, from Macclesfield, tried to get rid of the weapon while fleeing from police.

The moment a laser pen hit the camera on the police helicopter as it hovered over Blackley

Yobs risk lives with laser pen attack every two days

Cheshire Police was called 284 over laser pen incidents during 2014 and 2015 including one where two men from Macclesfield were jailed.

Maxonians celebrate marathon effort

Pete Slack and Andrew Hyde were among Macclesfield folk taking on the London marathon, while Sian Heslop did well in the junior event

Videos & Photos

AstraZeneca celebrates 50 years in Macclesfield

Maxonians encouraged to plant a free tree for the Queen

Revellers enjoying Cuban Nights feature in our Time-trip photos this week


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