Macclesfield Opinion

Opinion: Why I support Marcus Rashford's campaign to 'End Child Food Poverty'

Posted: 21.10.20 by Cllr James Barber Opinion

In his latest Trusted Contributor article for Nub News, Cllr James Barber writes about his support of a campaign to get free school meals extended...

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Opinion: As new restrictions loom, what does it all mean for Cheshire East?

Posted: 13.10.20 by Cllr James Barber Opinion

On 12 October, the prime minister announced that Cheshire East, among other areas such as Cheshire West & Chester, Warrington and Greater Manchester, ...

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Mayor's column: A week in the life of a 'masked mayor'

Posted: 05.10.20 by Cllr Sarah Bennett-Wake Opinion

In her first fortnightly column, Cllr Sarah Bennett-Wake writes about a week in the life of a "masked mayor" to give you an insight into to...

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Opinion: The Class of 2020 has been let down by a flawed grading system – they deserve better

Posted: 14.08.20 by Cllr James Barber Opinion

On Thursday 13th August 2020, thousands of young people across the country received results for exams they never got to sit. Granted, the circumstance...

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Letter: Macclesfield central councillors working 'tirelessly' to resolve sinkholes

Posted: 11.08.20 by Cllrs Ashley Farrall and Liz Braithwaite, Macclesfield Central ward Opinion

As new councillors taking on the challenge of Ryle Street and Hobson Street sinkholes which have plagued residents for over a year now has been a mass...

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ADVERTISEMENT: Jones Homes releases final homes in Tytherington as work draws to a close at Kingsfield Park

Posted: 30.07.20 by Jones Homes  Opinion

The final homes have been released for sale at a Jones Homes development which generated a £350,000 investment in Tytherington. Construction work ...

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New deputy mayor writes of how his 'love affair' with Macclesfield first started

Posted: 06.07.20 by Cllr David Edwardes Opinion

I can actually trace my love affair with Macclesfield to a precise date: 03 July 1973. I had been sharing a house in Handforth with some students....

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Letter: 'No thought' given to parking charges reintroduction

Posted: 01.07.20 by Richard Slater Opinion

Yet again there are issues with car parking in Macclesfield, Cheshire East Council immediately introducing parking charge on the day non-essential sho...

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OPINION: 20's Plenty for Cheshire East

Posted: 28.06.20 by David Mayers Opinion

A petition has been started to show support for the campaign to set 20mph speed limits on most of our residential streets in towns and villages across...

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