Row with girlfriend led to drug driving ban

Macclesfield Express - 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

Macclesfield Express - Mon, 21/08/2017 - 15:09

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

Solar eclipse 2017 - Britain set to see a partial solar eclipse TONIGHT

Macclesfield Express - Mon, 21/08/2017 - 15:04
The UK will see a partial solar eclipse at 7.40pm on Monday... so long as the clouds stay away

REVIEW: Thousands enjoy a weekend of family fun at Just So festival

Macclesfield Express - Mon, 21/08/2017 - 14:34

 Gareth Tidman watches foxes, frogs and bees do battle at the event organised by Macclesfield's Wild Rumpus

New app helps to combat poor customer service faced by people with disabilities

E-Access Bulletin Live - Sun, 20/08/2017 - 19:37
A new app-based system has been launched that aims to “shake up” the customer service industry across shops, banks and other venues. The Welcome app lets people with disabilities tell shops and venues of their arrival, so that staff can provide tailored assistance suited to their condition. Designed by assistive technology company Neatebox, the free […]
Categories: Accessibility

Housing help tips, podcasts and lifelines for people with sight loss, collected online

E-Access Bulletin Live - Sun, 20/08/2017 - 19:36
A new online housing guide for people with sight loss has been launched, collecting together existing resources, advice and podcasts to help people in a range of situations. The free guide has been created by sight loss charity Thomas Pocklington Trust, as a comprehensive portal for visually impaired people who are looking for a new […]
Categories: Accessibility

Talking ATMs launched at all branches of major UK bank

E-Access Bulletin Live - Sun, 20/08/2017 - 19:34
Santander has announced talking ATMs for blind and visually impaired customers across all of its UK branches. Many banks offer talking ATMs at some branches, but Santander’s move makes it the first bank to offer the service at every one of its UK outlets – around 1,400. In May, HSBC launched 1,500 talking cash machines […]
Categories: Accessibility

Interview with Penny Melville-Brown OBE: Baking Blind – an online and global adventure

E-Access Bulletin Live - Sun, 20/08/2017 - 19:33
Cooking is yet another daily task that many people take for granted. Having sight loss can make cooking incredibly difficult, but Penny Melville-Brown OBE – disability rights advocate and Director of Disability Dynamics – wanted to show the world otherwise. Baking Blind is her YouTube channel and online project, featuring videos of Penny – who […]
Categories: Accessibility

nfreear starred WPPlugins/wp-github-sync

Nick's Github activity - Sat, 19/08/2017 - 09:47
nfreear starred WPPlugins/wp-github-sync Aug 19, 2017
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Bollywood comes to Macclesfield

Macclesfield Express - Fri, 18/08/2017 - 14:50

 The town played host to cast and crew from a Bollywood film who set up at the Market Place

Teen forced to sell drugs from Macclesfield house after threats to his grandmother

Macclesfield Express - Fri, 18/08/2017 - 14:42

 Michael Collings, 18, dumped a bag of crack and heroin at King's School when caught by police

The future is bright for Fallibroome students

Macclesfield Express - Fri, 18/08/2017 - 10:17

 Students at Fallibroome Academy collected their A Level Results.

Work starts on new playground after £50,000 grant

Macclesfield Express - Thu, 17/08/2017 - 15:25

 The equipment is going in at Cop Meadow in Sutton, Macclesfield.

King's students jump for joy over bumper set of results

Macclesfield Express - Thu, 17/08/2017 - 14:49

 The sixth formers at King's worked hard for their achievements

Poynton High School on top form

Macclesfield Express - Thu, 17/08/2017 - 14:14

 "Once again our students have done themselves, their families and our school proud." - headteacher David Waugh

Another great year for Tytherington's Sixth Form

Macclesfield Express - Thu, 17/08/2017 - 11:05

 Headteacher Manny Botwe has congratulated all his students on their successes

King's School, Macclesfield

Macclesfield Express - Thu, 17/08/2017 - 10:00

 The full list of A Level results from The King's School, Macclesfield

Budding banker Bobbie is on top of the world

Macclesfield Express - Thu, 17/08/2017 - 09:44

 Bobbie Copp-Barton, from Macclesfield, is a student at Manchester High School for Girls.

Top marks for All Hallows

Macclesfield Express - Thu, 17/08/2017 - 09:37

 100% of students at All Hallows Catholic College, Macclesfield, passed.

Top marks for doctor hopeful Will Wicks

Macclesfield Express - Thu, 17/08/2017 - 09:01

 Will has earned a place at Queen Mary University London to study Medicine