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17:48, 8 APR 2013
Cheshire East Council
Hanging by a thread?
The town’s Silk Museum is on the brink of being closed down, its bosses claim.
My dream for Silk Museum
MACCLESFIELD could become home to the country’s first and only national silk museum.e formally adopted as part and parcel of the town centre development."
Museum is back open
MACCLESFIELD'S Silk Museum, Park Lane Galleries, reopens on Easter Saturday after a three-month refit funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
Selling our Heritage
MUSEUM bosses are considering selling the listed Heritage Centre over fears visitor numbers will fall after the £250million town centre facelift.
Naked ambition for Macclesfield
A PHOTOGRAPHIC artist currently exhibiting a Macclesfield collection now wants to get brave Maxonians in the buff for a series of canalside shots.
Kids pack a punch
Boxing YOUNGSTERS from across the borough received their Kid Gloves awards at Macclesfield Boys Boxing Club.
East Cheshire Hospice
Sirens will silence Macclesfield in remembrance of our finest hours
MACCLESFIELD will fall silent in remembrance of those who died in the Second World War after the haunting sound of a genuine air-raid siren from the period is sounded.
Is it a road sign? No it’s Macc’s £7,500 public work of art
CULTURE vultures who find themselves stranded in the cultural desert of Macclesfield have been given a handy hint on the best way to get out of town.
MACCLESFIELD is a cultural desert - and that's official.
Blueprint for a new town centre
PLANS for massive redevelopment in the heart of Macclesfield town centre have been approved by councillors.
We're boxing clever
THE Mayor of Macclesfield, Cllr Mrs Joan Barnes, advanced ABA coach John Hart, pro boxer Steve Bell and ABA North West president Ted Peate were on hand to present awards at the Macclesfield Boys Boxing Club last week.
Silk TV show looms large
THE history of silk in Macclesfield is to be featured on a popular TV antiques show.
Lorna weaves colourful spell
WEAVER Lorna Cloke will be presenting her latest colourful collection of work next week.
A silk hand painted picture for Her Majesty
THE Silk Museum and a Macclesfield firm have joined forces to produce a silk picture fit for a queen.
Putting the punch back into boxing
THERE was no show without punch at one time in Macclesfield when boxing was a major sport in the town.
Gift from across the pond
A Trans-Atlantic £50,000 gift has been given to the Macclesfield Museums Trust.
James unearths Paterson predecessors
AFTER months of researching into his own family history one Maxonian thinks he has stumbled on a smooth connection.
Historian to delve into lives of fallen heroes
THE lives and ultimate fate of the 70 fading names on the King's School's First World War memorial are to be researched by school historian David Hill.
Weaver Lorna in paradise
IT'S easy to lose the thread when trying to weave a passion with a job.