81m cash injection will drive growth

Thu 17th July 2014 12.00PM

A MASSIVE 81.5million boost to Cheshire Easts infrastructure that spells 2,000 jobs and will see major investment in science, skills and transport links, has been revealed.

Brill Barnabys a belter!

Thu 17th July 2014 11.59AM

THE streets of Macclesfield came alive as thousands flocked to enjoy the sights and sounds of this years magical Barnaby Festival. Organisers were delighted with the turnout w...

Marks in the picture

Thu 17th July 2014 11.58AM

KEEN amateur photographer Mark Helliwell from Tytherington has scooped second prize in a prestigiouis international competition Mark, a member of Macclesfield Camera Club, fin...

Millie masters public speaking

Thu 17th July 2014 11.56AM

Speaking out: (l-r) Bridget Howard, Head AESG Junior School, Mike Dononhue, Helen Rigby, Marie Grant and Andrew Potts, Head APS. Front row are: Thomas Whitmarsh, Millie Hall, Cl...

Fairtrade on the menu at college

Thu 17th July 2014 11.55AM

MACCLESFIELDS All Hallows Catholic College showed its support for Fairtrade with a special breakfast. The aim of the event, which began at the school last year, is to raise...

Bob the Builder designer Curtis is a class act

Thu 17th July 2014 11.53AM

BEST-SELLING author and illustrator Curtis Jobling gave a master class in creative thinking in a lecture to Kings Junior Division Year 6 pupils. The designer of Bob the Bui...

Medical director appointed to major NHS partnership

Thu 17th July 2014 11.51AM

A MEDICAL director has been appointed to help drive forward patient service improvements across part of Greater Manchester and East Cheshire. Professor Mo Baguneid, a vasc...

Fashion students hit the catwalk

Thu 17th July 2014 11.45AM

FASHION students from Macclesfield College showcased their creations with a stylish end of year display. The students, from the colleges BTEC extended diploma in fashion a...

MP meets schools shining stars

Thu 17th July 2014 11.45AM

LOCAL MP David Rutley was given a tour of Prestbury Church of England School and presented special certificates to its pupils. The Macclesfield MP started his day by meetin...

Judges see town in bloom

Thu 17th July 2014 11.43AM

JUDGES from the prestigious RHS In Bloom competition descended on Wilmslow to see the hard work carried out by the town in its bid to be a winner. Its the third year that W...

Grease is electrifyin

Thu 17th July 2014 11.40AM

PERFORMING Arts students from Macclesfield College brought the house down with a rousing production of the musical Grease. The cast, made up of students from the Colleges B...

Seals make a splash

Thu 17th July 2014 11.39AM

MACCLESFIELD Seals Swimming Club dived in to the towns Treacle Market to drum up support for their efforts. Founded in 1957, the club is for anyone with learning disabiliti...

Taking on the great outdoors

Thu 17th July 2014 11.37AM

Awards fun: Student Amin Geranpayeh with Seashell Trusts DofE co-ordinator Helen Partington, head of school Jane Woodward, Nicky Young, DofE Award Operations Officer, and studen...

Thousands enjoy a big

Thu 17th July 2014 11.32AM

Barnaby Pictures by PHILIP EAGLAND, SIMON BROWN and MICHAEL STEFF THOUSANDS of people lined the streets and more than 800 people took part in Macclesfields magical c...

Celebrities have a ball for hospice

Thu 17th July 2014 11.29AM

Starry Night: Clare Heseltine (wife of Les Dennis), Dean Sullivan (Brookside), Les Dennis, Darren Proctor (Key 103 Manchester) Phil Redmond, Michael Starke (Brookside) and Terri Dw...

Dads give it wellie

Thu 17th July 2014 11.28AM

DADS were given the wellie during a special Father's Day breakfast at Greenbank Preparatory School. As well as their sons and daughters making a fuss of them with bacon an...

young Sophie is dancing on air

Thu 17th July 2014 11.27AM

TYTHERINGTON ballet dancer Sophie Scott won a scholarship to appear with the touring English Youth Ballet when they performed Coppelia at the Stockport Plaza. She was selec...

In praise of family values

Thu 17th July 2014 11.26AM

LOCAL MP Mark Hunter praised the traditional values shown in a summer Speech Day at Greenbank Preparatory School when he was the Special Guest of Honour. He said: To see ...

Talented Siyang wins top essay writing prize

Thu 17th July 2014 11.25AM

CHESHIRE teenager Siyang Wei, who attends Withington Girls School, has been awarded a top prize in a Cambridge University essay writing competition. Siyang, 17, jointly won...

Sporting success at SGS

Thu 17th July 2014 11.24AM

STOCKPORT Grammar School is proud to have many of its pupils selected to play for county and national sports teams each year. They include Head Boy Tom Morton who plays rug...