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Is Alf the country's oldest karate instructor?

Fri, 25/08/2017 - 14:49

 Alf Burgoyne, 72, from Macclesfield, has achieved eight Dan black belt

Man praises NHS staff after being rushed to Macclesfield hospital

Fri, 25/08/2017 - 13:31

 Bill North wrote to the Express to thank the staff at the hospital for their 'wonderful' care

Red or Dead creator Wayne Hemingway heads to Macclesfield

Thu, 24/08/2017 - 20:01

 The fashion designer is heading to town as part of the council's project to bosterthe town's creative and digital sector.

Man found guilty of sex offence against a child

Thu, 24/08/2017 - 15:00
Nicholas Henshall, of Macclesfield, was convicted of intentionally touching a child under 13

Pervert spared jail after exposing himself in park

Thu, 24/08/2017 - 12:08

 Christian Taylor, 39, from Macclesfield, committed sex acts in front of boys at Bollington Recreation Ground

Woman held captive in her bedroom by drug addict

Thu, 24/08/2017 - 10:55

 Jason Damien Gough, 47, assaulted her while she was sleeping before subjecting her to repeated attacks

Six mates walk Gritstone Trail in a day in memory of their friend

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 16:01

 The group from Macclefield are walking in memory of Lee Moore who died aged just 35.

A-levels students share success stories

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 15:34

 All Hallows, Tytherington and Fallibroome pupils in Macclesfield have revealed their plans for the future

Before the bench

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 13:51
Recent cases heard at South and east Cheshire magistrates court.

Cheshire Police Chief Constable Simon Byrne suspended

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 13:46

 Allegations surrounding the decorated officer’s conduct were made late last year, and an investigation into the claims was launched and managed by an outside police force

Dad-to-be gets courtroom dressing down

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 09:35

 Ben Simpson, from Macclesfield, was told to shape up after a drunken attack on his partner

Council introduces 'hidden' car park fee increase

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 08:13

 Cheshire East has introduced a 20p 'convenience fee' this month for drivers using the RingGo phone app

Outrage as investigation reveals council's air quality data was fixed

Tue, 22/08/2017 - 15:02

 A report stated information given to the government by Cheshire East was 'deliberately manipulated'.

Plans to revamp Macclesfield A&E revealed

Tue, 22/08/2017 - 14:37

 East Cheshire NHS Trust is spending £900k of Government cash on expanding A&E to cope with demand

Planning decisions in Macclesfield not affected by dodgy air data

Tue, 22/08/2017 - 14:37

 Cheshire East Council has concluded planning decision were correct despite deliberate data manipulation

Arrests of children by police drop by a third

Tue, 22/08/2017 - 14:32

 Cheshire Police, which covers Macclesfield, made 1,187 arrests of children aged 17 and under last year, down from 1,870 in 2010

Cyclist rides 600 miles in aid of mountain team which rescued him

Tue, 22/08/2017 - 11:05

 Hassan Pillai, 69, from Macclesfield, is cycling the length of Ireland for Buxton Mountain Rescue.

Van driver twice the limit lost cool when apprehended by police

Mon, 21/08/2017 - 15:15

 Maximillian Smith, 25, of Lavenham Close, Macclesfield, pleaded guilty to drink driving and resisting a PC.

Row with girlfriend led to drug driving ban

Mon, 21/08/2017 - 15:14

 Jason Healey, from Macclesfield, got in the car after taking cocaine.

Man interviewed after teenagers collapsed after taking drugs in Macclesfield

Mon, 21/08/2017 - 15:09

 Two girls aged 13 and 14 collapsed after taking what they thought was cannabis, say police.