Young people speak their mind at rotary

Fri 6th March 2015 10.51AM

THE semi-final round of the Rotary district Youth Speaks competition was held at All Hallows in Macclesfield. Seven Cheshire teams battled it out for an intermediate and seni...

Apprentices keep silk heritage alive

Fri 6th March 2015 10.31AM

A LOCAL business has been credited with helping to keep the area's silk heritage alive after launching a successful apprenticeship scheme with Macclesfield College. RA Smart ope...

Students host healthy living and beauty event

Thu 5th March 2015 11.32AM

CATERING, Hospitality and Beauty Therapy students at Macclesfield College successfully hosted a joint 'Health and Beauty' event in its Silk Room Restaurant and Pure Salon. The e...

All Hallows welcomes China partners

Thu 5th March 2015 11.21AM

MACCLESFIELD'S All Hallows Catholic College gave a warm Cheshire welcome to a visiting group from its partner school in China. The party from Xi'an 85 Middle School arrived to l...

Pupils net over 6,000 for children's charity

Wed 4th March 2015 11.18AM

PUPILS from the Preparatory Department at Manchester High School for Girls have raised more than 6,000 for the NSPCC. In a bid to help the children's charity, the girls exceeded...

Management consultancy's recipe for expansion

Wed 4th March 2015 11.11AM

FOCUS Management Consultants, market leaders in food and drink recruitment across the UK and internationally, is celebrating a record period of growth as it looks to major team exp...

Askey glad of the competition

Tue 3rd March 2015 9.56AM

MACCLESFIELD Town Manager John Askey says the arrival of new faces at the Moss Rose has made competition for places on the pitch tougher than ever. He has also revealed that som...

Public pledges support for fight against domestic abuse

Mon 2nd March 2015 10.54AM

EIGHTY people pledged their support for a campaign against domestic violence at an event in Macclesfield The 'Be a Lover not a Fighter Campaign' set up itsn stand to bring the m...

Ghislane is an unsung hero of NHS

Mon 2nd March 2015 10.27AM

A HEALTH worker at Macclesfield District Hospital has been honoured as one of the unsung heroes of the NHS. Ghislaine Webster, who works for the East Cheshire NHS Trust at Pavil...

Rowing to Twickenham

Fri 27th February 2015 11.39AM

A TEAM from Macclesfield RUFC aims to row the distance from Priory Park to the gates of Twickenham to mark the 2015 Rugby World Cup final later this year. The big game will take...

Fab four make the grade

Thu 26th February 2015 4.56PM

MACCLESFIELD'S King's School remains a powerhouse of Northern rugby with 27 boys from under 13 to under 18 playing the sport at representative level. Four talented youngsters ha...

Harrison gets a kick out of silver

Thu 26th February 2015 4.18PM

WILMSLOW Taekwondo star Harrison Quinn has won a silver medal in the national championships just two years after taking up the sport. He won his medal with a strong performance...

Raising funds for neonatal unit

Wed 25th February 2015 11.35AM

MACCLESFIELD cloud computing firm Axon has raised 875 for the town hospital's neonatal unit. The company nominated the department as its charity of the year for 2014, through Ea...

Parish council plan is revealed as polls loom

Wed 25th February 2015 11.29AM

MORE details have emerged about Macclesfield's new parish council in the build up to the elections for the new authority in May. Voters will go to the poll on May 7 and the pari...

BIRDWATCH IS OUT OF THIS WORLD!

Tue 24th February 2015 11.07AM

MORE than 50 visitors descended on Cheshire's iconic Jodrell Bank to take part in The RSPB's Big Garden Birdwatch. Local Wildlife Photographer David Tolliday gave an introductor...

YOUTH BAND HITS THE HIGH NOTES

Fri 20th February 2015 9.58AM

MACCLESFIELD Youth brass band is celebrating after receiving funding to the tune of 2,000. The cash is part of a scheme to encourage children with moderate or severe asthma to t...

BIRD SANCTUARY IS FLYING HIGH

Fri 20th February 2015 9.43AM

A NEW haven for wildlife has been created on a housing estate in Macclesfield. A previously neglected piece of land on the fringes of the Weston estate has been transformed into...

TRUST SET TO GROW

Thu 19th February 2015 11.48AM

ALL Hallows Catholic College in Macclesfield is hoping to be joined by three more schools as they apply for permission to consult on becoming Voluntary Academies. The three scho...

Students have the Skills Factor

Fri 13th February 2015 10.27AM

MACCLESFIELD College's Silk Room Restaurant was a give of activity as hospitality and professional cookery students took part in a day-long 'Skills Factor' competition. The fun...

Fundraising delight for college charities

Fri 13th February 2015 10.09AM

TWO local charities have received a cash boost from generous staff and students at Macclesfield College. A total of 1,282.24 was donated to Just Drop-In and Windyway Trust - wh...

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