Macclesfield News

Drink drive campaign launched in Cheshire with tough message for motorists

Posted: 03.12.20 by Jack Lenton Local News



Police and fire officers in Cheshire have issued a tough message as they launch their Christmas drink/drive campaign. They are urging the public to...

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Praise for Cheshire’s top cop as he announces his retirement from the force

Posted: 03.12.20 by Jack Lenton Local News



Cheshire Police Chief Constable Darren Martland is to retire in the spring of next year. The force's most senior officer has spent 30 years...

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Cheshire East backs badger vaccination programme

Posted: 02.12.20 by Jack Lenton Local News



Cheshire East Council is to support a badger vaccination programme in the borough. The council has announced it will be partnering with Cheshire...

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Macclesfield's Treacle Market is still going ahead this Christmas - and it's spread over four days

Posted: 02.12.20 by Jack Lenton Local News



Every December on a Sunday before Christmas the cobbled streets of central Macclesfield buzz with festive music, brass bands, sociable chatter, the sm...

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Cheshire East cabinet blocks bid for Christmas free parking

Posted: 02.12.20 by Ethan Davies, Local Democracy Reporter Local News



AN ATTEMPT to secure more free parking in Cheshire East towns by the Conservative group has been rebuked by the ruling Labour-Independent coalition, a...

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Launch of NHS 111 First will keep patients 'safe and avoid crowding' in A&E say Macclesfield hospital chiefs

Posted: 01.12.20 by Tom Avery Local News



NURSING chiefs stress they won't turn anyone away from Macclesfield District General Hospital's emergency department under a new initi...

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Cheshire East holds White Ribbon Day event against domestic abuse

Posted: 01.12.20 by The Editor Local News



Cheshire East Council and its partner agencies hosted its annual White Ribbon event this year virtually. The event, which took place on 26 November...

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Cheshire East council tax payers face 2% bill rises every year until 2025 after Covid shortfall

Posted: 01.12.20 by Ethan Davies - Local Democracy Reporter Local News



Cheshire East councillors are about to launch a public consultation on their draft budget for next year as the authority is faced with making tough fi...

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Cheshire East leader questions wisdom of Tier 2 pub 'eat-ins'

Posted: 01.12.20 by Ethan Davies - Local Democracy Reporter Local News



Cheshire East Council leader Sam Corcoran has questioned the wisdom of only allowing the borough’s pubs to re-open if they serve food. Under ...

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Three arrests made after police find cannabis farm at Macclesfield property

Posted: 30.11.20 by Jack Lenton Local News



Police have made three arrests after finding a cannabis farm at a property in Macclesfield. Enquiries are ongoing after Macclesfield Police, suppor...

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