In tune with new school of music

Tue 16th September 2014 9.30AM

ANEW music school based in Macclesfield is opening its doors to students this month. The Cheshire School of Music (CSOM) will be based at Shackleford Pianos on Athey Street. ...

Pupils reach fundraising targets

Tue 16th September 2014 9.26AM

PUPILS from Hulme Hall Grammar School are celebrating after raising more than 5,830 for their two chosen local charities. The youngsters have been collecting cash for Genesis Br...

Golf day and gala event nets 50,000 for charity

Mon 15th September 2014 10.17AM

A GOLF day and fundraising evening in Cheshire raised more than 50,000 for grant-making charity, the St James's Place Foundation. The seventh Summer Swing event, staged by Frank...

Moorlands project is flying high

Mon 15th September 2014 10.01AM

WILDLIFE TV presenter Chris Packham joined children from Macclesfield RSPB Wildlife Explorers taking part in a special moorlands project in Lancashire. He visited them at the or...

New look for the Farmers

Wed 10th September 2014 1.28PM

THE Farmers Arms pub in Poynton has unveiled its brand new look following substantial investment by Robinsons Brewery and licensees Martin Crank and Simon Hood. The pub, built i...

Say you will for hospice

Tue 9th September 2014 2.23PM

STAFF nurse Charlie Guerin has shown her commitment to her family's future and supported patients at East Cheshire Hospice by signing up for Will Week. The 29-year-old from Macc...

Teddy bears move into station

Tue 9th September 2014 9.49AM

IF you go down to Wilmslow Fire Station youll be sure of a big surprise! The station has become the temporary home to more than 80 teddy bears, after a local Mothers Union group...

Join up and help us honour our heroes

Thu 14th August 2014 4.49PM

THE call has gone out for people across Macclesfield to help honour the towns war heroes.The Macclesfield War Graves project aims to keep the memory of the servicemen b...

Five go mad in Macc!

Thu 14th August 2014 4.48PM

Macclesfield's famous five are putting the town in the picture to raise cash for East Cheshire Hospice.Inspired by Enid Blytons stories the group of local artists are aimi...

Choir thrills Italian audiences

Thu 14th August 2014 4.46PM

MACCLESFIELDS Kings singers have performed in some of Renaissance Italys most wonderful cathedrals on a summer tour of Tuscany.Nearly 60 young men and women aged from 1...

All roads lead to Rome

Thu 14th August 2014 4.45PM

A GROUP of sixth form students from Macclesfield All Hallows Catholic College took a trip to the eternal city.The students, pictured, made their visit to Rome following...

Schools wildlife fundraising bid

Thu 14th August 2014 4.44PM

Children from Whirley Primary School in Macclesfield have raised 260 for The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB).School Council member and Macclesfield RSP...

Marions holiday help

Thu 14th August 2014 4.42PM

VOLUNTEER Marion Dunn never imagined she would spend her retirement working in a charity shop almost 100 miles from her home in County Durham. But such is her dedicatio...

Goblins drop in

Thu 14th August 2014 4.41PM

THE goblins who live next door to The Kings School paid a visit to the infant departments colourful end of year musical spectacular.The classic tale The Goblin Next Do...

Youngsters have Question Time in Parliament

Thu 14th August 2014 4.37PM

MACCLESFIELD MP David Rutley welcomed pupils from the towns Puss Bank Primary School to Parliament where they had their own Question Time with him.The youngsters were t...

Praise for learning partnership

Thu 14th August 2014 4.28PM

TEACHING staff at Macclesfields All Hallows Catholic College swapped classrooms as part of an innovative learning partnership project.They took over the teaching for tw...

A 90,000 windfall for good causes

Thu 14th August 2014 4.24PM

CHESHIRE East Council has returned a budget surplus of nearly a million pounds for last year and thats great news for local good causes.The local authority says it wil...

Dolphin makes a splash for charity

Thu 14th August 2014 4.20PM

MACCLESFIELDS Dolphin pub has made a real splash to help East Cheshire Hospice.The Windmill Street pub held its annual street party to raise money for the much-loved Ma...

Lions concert is a roaring success!

Thu 14th August 2014 4.16PM

MACCLESFIELD Lions Youth Brass Bands annual concert at Kings School has raised almost 1,000 for charity.>The band is sponsored by Macclesfield and District Lions Club a...

Boost for arts centre plan

Thu 14th August 2014 4.12PM

PLANS to develop Macclesfields Charles Roe House as an arts and cultural centre have been given a boost with the award of a 10,000 Heritage Lottery Fund grant.The start-up ...

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