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Motion of no confidence against council leader fails

Tables turned as Coun Michael Jones instead sees motion in support of him passed by councillors

Jailed: driver involved in TWO reckless high speed police chases

Andrew Riseley, 20, from Macclesfield, was locked up for eight months for dangerous driving.

Live: Cheshire East council leader faces no confidence motion

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The leader of Cheshire East Council Michael Jones is facing an attempt to pass a vote of no confidence in him at today's council meeting - live updates here

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Motion of no confidence against council leader fails

Tables turned as Coun Michael Jones instead sees motion in support of him passed by councillors

Jailed: driver involved in TWO reckless high speed police chases

Andrew Riseley, 20, from Macclesfield, was locked up for eight months for dangerous driving.

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Live: Cheshire East council leader faces no confidence motion

The leader of Cheshire East Council Michael Jones is facing an attempt to pass a vote of no confidence in him at today's council meeting - live updates here

Man taken to hospital after crashing into two lampposts and a wall

A helicopter from North West Air Ambulance landed in the town after the man had to be released from his car.

Drink-driver was caught by officers on school run

Pamela Mellor was spotted stumbling and admitted to the school's head she had been drink-driving

Plan for spa hotel in the green belt divides opinion among villagers

Developer Lee Brown wants to build the 35-bed hotel on the historic former Greg estate at Lode Hill, Styal.

Rock guitarist to appear in TV show tonight

Adam Gibbon and bandmates from Hex will feature in BBC2's Into the Commons at 9pm

Pictures: Caring neighbour makes a splash to fund life changing operation for young girl

Geoff Stubbs, 58, swam 5,000 lengths to raise money for Charlotte Taylor from Wilmslow, who has a cerebral palsy, so she can have an operation to help her walk.

Former police officer to lead a new military intelligence unit

Lt Col Phaedra McLean from Macclesfield took up her role on Monday

Neighbours come to rescue of man who slept through smoke-alarm

Quick-thinking neighbours heard the alarm going off at the house on Oxford Road, Macclesfield, at about 4am this morning (Tuesday)

New specials to hit the Macclesfield beat

James Gay and Calum France will be patrolling the streets of Macclesfield soon

Cash boost puts wind in sails of brass band

Macclesfield Youth Brass Band has secured £2k funding for health project

Mark scoops second prize in global contest

Amateur Photographer magazine ran the Amateur Photographer of the Year competition 2014 over ten rounds throughout last year.

Joy Division legend Bernard Sumner 'torn' by fans' campaign to buy Ian Curtis's former home

Campaigners bid to purchase the £115,000 two-bedroom house in Macclesfield where band frontman took his own life - and turn it into a museum

Bosses at WHSmith announce ten jobs at new Post Office branch

Only two of the experienced staff at the current Crown branch at Castle Street, Macclesfield, will transfer to the new WHSmith franchise.

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