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09:11, 4 SEP 2017
Supermarket worker faked robbery, stabbed himself and then tried to sue Asda for not keeping him safe
Supermarket worker faked robbery, stabbed himself and then tried to sue Asda
Macclesfield MP David Rutley reveals he will vote to stay in EU
It comes as the first meeting of the Macclesfield branch of the Britain Stronger in Europe is held.
Macclesfield farmer whose livelihood is on the line urges 'buy British'
Mike Gorton says he may have to give up his 40 year career if he doesn't get more money for the milk he produces.
New man at shopping centre praises retail and community spirit
Ed Kennedy, 49, is the new boss at the Grosvenor Shopping Centre and said he likes what he has seen so far in Macclesfield.
Royal recognition as business leaders honoured by Queen
Kamal Basran, from Wilmslow, who founded the Authentic Food Company, has been awarded an OBE for services to businesses and charity.
Crook’s spree of shoplifting
Walter Peterson Abbey, 38, started and finished his spree in Macclesfield with a trip to Crewe in between.
Manhunt after shop worker stabbed in raid
A 49-year-old man was discovered at Poynton Asda with a puncture wound to his shoulder
Authentic Food company signs up Gordon Ramsey's top chefs
Ready meals manufacturer The Authentic Food Company has signed up Gordon Ramsey's favourite Chinese chefs to develop recipes for a new range.
Asda hopeful over move to Poynton
Supermarket chain Asda is expected to press ahead with plans to take over a Poynton store.
Rutley plans to act differently to Sir Nicholas
MACCLESFIELD’S new Tory candidate David Rutley admits he will "do things differently" to current MP Nicholas Winterton if elected.
Can the Tory candidates find the town hall?
TORY HQ have spoken and we now know who their prospective Conservative candidates for Macclesfield are: a 30-year-old female barrister living in London, a Warrington based solicitor, William Hague’s best mate, a Cambridge historian, an Asda director and the former chief executive of the Millennium Arts Festival. Brilliant, absolutely bloody brilliant.
They've all gone ga-ga
RUMOURS abound that while pop sensation Lady Gaga is not actually gaga, Cheshire East Authority certainly are.
Winterton's possible successor - six hopefuls revealed
VOTERS will signal the beginning of the end of Sir Nicholas Winterton’s political career by selecting his possible successor in a fortnight’s time.
Trader has 600 100w bulbs left
THERE is light at the end of the tunnel for shoppers desperate for the soon-to-be-extinct 100W bulbs.
Get Christmas gifts all wrapped up last minute
TIS the night before Christmas... and the present cupboard is bare. The shops are a festive frenzy of frazzled shoppers, and you don’t know where to start with your Christmas shopping.
Shoppers head for M and S to snap up sale bargains
CHRISTMAS bargain hunters stampeded into Handforth Dean last Thursday as retail giants Marks and Spencer launched a one-day snap sale with 20 per cent slashed off clothing and homeware.
How I survived the scanner
I’VE BEEN having trouble with my knee for quite a while so I wasn’t surprised when my doctor referred me to a consultant.
Whatever happened to “Bird Flu” virus?
DO you remember the Millennium Bug? How many businesses was that going to cripple? Aircraft would fall from the sky, emergency services grind to a halt, banking collapse. Billions of pounds was spent to cope with a catastrophe experts around the world claimed to be inevitable. What happened? Not a damn thing, even the digital watch I bought from Asda for a fiver treated the turn of the century like any other day.
Superstores get short shrift from public over town centre renewal
THE PEOPLE of Macclesfield want their town centre rejuvenated WITHOUT the backing of a giant supermarket.
Are public being railroaded over town centre schemes?
THE Senior Citizens' Hall was packed when I called to see the proposed development plans for Macclesfield town centre.
Town centre may look like this?
EXCLUSIVE THIS could be the face of Macclesfield town centre in just six years time.
A cinema at last?
EXCLUSIVE CINEMA operators ARE interested in coming to Macclesfield and a multiplex will almost certainly be built in the town centre within the next three years.
Borough’s recycling policy has gone totally bananas
I CALLED in to see a friend yesterday and being a good citizen I took the rubbish out of my car to drop into his dustbin. I hadn't got the lid off before his wife came darting out.
Is this the ugliest building in history of Macclesfield?
IS THERE a building in the borough that you really hate? Hate so much that you would rejoice if you could happily swing the demolition ball to knock it down?