Your turn to shine on hospice’s walk

Thu 27th March 2014 9.36AM

INDEPENDENT readers are being urged to step out and shine to raise cash for East Cheshire Hospice. The much-loved local charity has revealed details of its Starli...

Jamie hits the high notes

Thu 27th March 2014 9.34AM

TALENTED young scientist and saxophonist Jamie Edgerton hit the right notes when he landed a Gold Medal in the Great North Big Band Jazz Festival. The King’s Scho...

Check out chess club’s proud history

Thu 27th March 2014 9.33AM

A NEW book chronicling the proud 125 year history of Macclesfield Chess Club has been written by one of its members. Tony Soames has researched the personalities ...

Triple success for nursery

Thu 27th March 2014 9.32AM

MACCLESFIELD-based Scamps has secured a triple hallmark of excellence – reinforcing its position as a leading nursery in the region. The nursery has retained its ...

Young brains trust solves the puzzle

Thu 27th March 2014 9.30AM

FOUR high-flying Macclesfield students have beaten teams from more than 1,500 schools across the UK in the national cipher challenge. They were members of the Ki...

Council spells out investment plans

Thu 27th March 2014 9.28AM

CHESHIRE East Council leader Michael Jones has revealed why the local authority plans to invest in the Alderley Park bio-science hub. The council is proposing to ...

Park and Strive

Thu 27th March 2014 9.25AM

In this special report the Cheshire Independent looks at the fight to secure the future of Alderley Park and the journey that has led to its sale IT was a b...

Teachers stride out for charity cash

Thu 27th March 2014 9.20AM

HULME Hall Grammar School’s head Rachael Allen and geography teacher Richard Lamerton are training to run the Wilmslow Half Marathon in aid of the school’s two chosen chari...

A happy 21st for trust

Thu 27th March 2014 9.17AM

CHESHIRE-based Peaks & Plains Housing Trust has been ranked 21st in the UK’s top 100 Best ‘Not-for-Profit Organisations To Work For’ list. The annual rankings rec...

Celebrating three decades of service

Thu 27th March 2014 9.16AM

SHRIGLEY Hall hosted a special event to celebrate 36 years of Macclesfield Castle Rotary club. The night was attended by 12 past presidents of the club and the cu...

MGS pair sum up success

Thu 27th March 2014 9.15AM

TWO students from The Manchester Grammar School (MGS) have secured its highest ever ranking in the UK Maths Challenge. Francis Dunn and Danny He – who are both 17...

Window of Opportunity opens

Thu 27th March 2014 9.14AM

A SCHEME that offers people the chance to sponsor one of Macclesfield’s most iconic landmarks is now open and looking for people to take part. As reported in the ...

What the Dickens!

Thu 27th March 2014 9.13AM

GREENBANK Preparatory School’s young dramatists condensed the plot lines of one of English Literature’s most complex storytellers into a 30 minute thriller when they staged...

Bring on beautiful Beaujolais

Thu 27th March 2014 9.11AM

THIS column, to begin with, is about Beaujolais. “But why?” I hear you ask. “It’s the end of March. going on April – isn’t Beaujolais all about November?” Well no...

Working for local wildlife

Thu 27th March 2014 9.09AM

MACCLESFIELD RSPB Wildlife Explorers met at the Peak Park Ranger Centre at Derbyshire Bridge to make nestboxes for the Goyt Valley. Explorers made 20 boxes in two...

Macclesfield Family Fun Day is revived

Thu 27th March 2014 9.06AM

The Macclesfield Family Fun Day is about to be reborn under the new name of Dead Good Day Out. The brainchild of WinterFest Director Bradley Snelling it will take place on Bank H...

Starlight walk is set to shine

Thu 27th March 2014 9.05AM

EAST Cheshire Hospice’s Starlight Walk is set to shine next month as people of all ages step out to raise cash for the much-loved charity. This year’s big annual ...

Gala event for male voice choir

Thu 27th March 2014 9.00AM

MACCCLESFIELD Male Voice Choir will return to St Michael and All Angels church in Market Place next month for the main event in its busy year. The choir’s annual ...

EasterFest 2014

Thu 27th March 2014 8.58AM

There are tons of activities for young people and their families to enjoy this year. National theatre company Maison Foo’s Devising Theatre Day (Monday 14th at 10...

Feast of fun and food at the Bayleaf Lounge

Thu 27th March 2014 8.56AM

THE award-winning Bayleaf Lounge in Bollington celebrated receiving its latest accolade in style. The popular venue has received the coveted BCA Caterer of the Ye...

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