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15:42, 11 APR 2013
Video: King of the waves stays on course for fourth Olympic gold
Legendary sailor Ben Ainslie stayed on course for a fourth straight Olympic crown with Skandia Sail for Gold glory, but insists he was pushed harder than ever by his young rivals.
Bollington cemetery graves moved to make way for a car park
Graves are being moved to make way for a housing development in Bollington. Contractors started digging up and relocating 110 gravestones in the grounds of St John’s Church to make way for a car park which forms part of plans to transform the church into apartments.
Luxury shopping destination – or is there trouble in store?
The closure of Oddbins this week left another empty shop in Wilmslow town centre – but there is hope with a host of upmarket brands on their way.
Bollin bursts its banks after deluge
Floodwater washed away newly-planted trees when heavy rain caused the River Bollin to burst its banks.
Wilmslow hit by flood chaos after weekend deluge
The River Bollin burst its banks in the heavy rain at the weekend and submerged a car to its bonnet in a nearby car park.
Macclesfield hit by floods after deluge
Flooding due to the heavy rain kept fire crews busy on Saturday. Two people became stuck in a vehicle caught in flooding at Leek Old Road in Sutton.
Pensioner's bedroom floods after pipe bursts
Fire crews responded to a call from an elderly resident whose bedroom had flooded due to a burst pipe at her house on London Road.
Home flooded after pipe burst
Residents are being warned to be on their guard against frozen pipes bursting after a Moss Estate home flooded yesterday.
Last-gasp Wilmslow winner
Wilmslow HC men’s team got back in action with a thrilling 5-4 win at home to Bebington.
Quest for gold takes Elliot to Oz
SAILING: National champion sailor Elliot Hanson is set for a Christmas in the sunshine as he flies out to Sydney to represent Great Britain in the Australian Youth and National Championships.
So far, so bad, on the sofas story
I ordered a couple of new sofas last week. The retailer called me later by phone to arrange delivery.
Ainslie staying put as he keeps sights set on Finn gold
Ben Ainslie has revealed he intends to go against the norm in the build up to the London Olympics shunning a move to British sailing’s headquarters in Weymouth.
Loss of firefighter jobs could put lives at risk
Lives could be put in danger in Wilmslow as firefighters at Macclesfield Fire Station face the axe, a union has warned.
London still calling ambitious Ainslie
Olympic champion Ben Ainslie admits his America’s Cup adventures have damaged his chances of competing at the London Games.
East Cheshire Hospice
Final journey for 'inspiring' sailor
Hundreds of mourners flocked to pay respects to ‘inspiring’ sailor and businessman Robert Shaw – the only man with motor neurone disease to sail the Atlantic in the biggest ocean-crossing event in the world.
Hanson going for gold
Rising Cheshire star Elliot Hanson is laying down the gauntlet to Britain’s top young sailors at the forthcoming national championships.
Sponsorship is key, says Ben Ainslie
Macclesfield sailing legend Ben Ainslie on the team behind his Beijing bid ...
Top sailing award for Macc’s Adam
ADAM Purcell was presented with the prestigious RYA North West Young Sailor of the Year Award 2009 at the Tullet Prebon London International Boat Show.
Topper the class for sailing starlet Abigail
A YOUNG sailor from Wilmslow has been selected to join two prestigious sailing squads following a number of impressive performances in her Topper dinghy.
Adam rules the waves
ADAM Purcell, from Macclesfield, will pick up one of youth sailing’s most prestigious awards - the Royal Yachting Association’s North West Region Young Sailor of the Year Award 2009.
Beech Hall School
One Ella of an achievement
YOUNG Ella Stogall is making a splash in the sailing world after she won herself a place in the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) National Intermediate squad for winter training.
BAE Systems plc
Meeting over future of BAE
A MEETING will be held next Friday among leading politicians and management at the BAE Systems site at Woodford to discuss its future.
London eyed by big Ben
TRIPLE Olympic champion Ben Ainslie insists London 2012 is never far from his mind – despite once again turning his attentions away from the Olympics and onto the America’s Cup.
London 2012 Olympics
Stewart looking beyond London
WILMSLOW teenager Callum Stewart admitted the London 2012 Olympics may be a bridge too far – but has vowed not to let that stop him planning for 2016 instead.