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Christmas Tree collection postponed due to bad weather

Christmas Tree collection postponed due to bad weather

Having smashed their record for the number of trees ever registered, organisers of the East Cheshire Hospice Christmas Tree Collection have unfortunately…
In Bloom team need help planting to brighten village

In Bloom team need help planting to brighten village

Following on from their success in the village's inaugural North West In Bloom entry, which saw volunteers pick up a Silver Gilt award in the best small…
Medical Centre stops taking repeat prescriptions from pharmacies

Medical Centre stops taking repeat prescriptions from pharmacies

Alderley Edge Medical Centre is no longer accepting repeat prescription requests directly from pharmacies for most patients. NHS Eastern Cheshire Clinical…
Council's wholly-owned companies set to make £612,000 profit

Council's wholly-owned companies set to make £612,000 profit

A report to the council's Cheshire East Residents First board, the parent company for the Council's wholly owned companies, says that all seven of them…
Local schools stand to lose nearly £1.5m under new funding formula

Local schools stand to lose nearly £1.5m under new funding formula

All local schools are set to lose out under the government's new formula for funding which aims to introduce a more fair system. The government is proposing…
Parish left £7000 short as Cheshire East pulls the plug on Neighbourhood Plan grants

Parish left £7000 short as Cheshire East pulls the plug on Neighbourhood Plan grants

Cheshire East Council has decided to close its grant scheme which was set up to help communities create Neighbourhood Plans, to establish local planning…
Record breaking December and 2016 for Manchester Airport

Record breaking December and 2016 for Manchester Airport

Last month was Manchester Airport's busiest December and Christmas on record with more than 1.8m passengers using the airport -.an increase of 20% on…
Cheshire recognised as cultural destination

Cheshire recognised as cultural destination

Cheshire was given a huge boost today with recognition from Arts Council England and Visit England that the county should be recognised as a true cultural…
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After last year's 50% increase parish precept to remain same to protect cash flow

After last year's 50% increase parish precept to remain same to protect cash flow

Having increased the precept by 50% last year to cover the cost of running the Medical Centre and Festival Hall in the short term, Alderley Edge Parish…
Council pursues claims against two companies over damaged roundabouts

Council pursues claims against two companies over damaged roundabouts

Cheshire East Highways are pursuing claims against two companies after Councillor Craig Browne reported damage to the roundabouts at Wood Gardens and…
Budding photographers invited to put their skills to the test

Budding photographers invited to put their skills to the test

Feature Alderley Edge School for Girls is hosting their first ever Cheshire Schools Junior Photography Competition and inviting children from other local…
Villages unite to consider joint Neighbourhood Plan

Villages unite to consider joint Neighbourhood Plan

The parishes of Nether Alderley and Great Warford have decided to join forces to consider developing a joint Neighbourhood Plan, enabling the communities…
First lunchtime concert of 2017 promises something rather special

First lunchtime concert of 2017 promises something rather special

The first Alderley Edge Methodist Church lunchtime concert of 2017 will be a celebration of the music of Percy Grainger and Ronald Stevenson. Callum McLachlan…
Barlow's Beef: What exactly is a 'garden village'?

Barlow's Beef: What exactly is a 'garden village'?

Macclesfield General Hospital is bursting at the seams. Last week they made an appeal for people to stay away from A&E unless they have a dire emergency.…
From Rags to Bitches

From Rags to Bitches

Of all the questions people ask at my classes, seminars and behaviour clinics the one that pops up most is: "How did you get involved with dogs?" I eventually…
Boots to remain on Grove Street when new store opens at Handforth Dean

Boots to remain on Grove Street when new store opens at Handforth Dean

Boots have confirmed that they will be opening a new store at Handforth Dean retail park in March 2017. Located in the premises previously occupied by…
The Ryleys becomes the only prep school in Cheshire to be an arts awards centre

The Ryleys becomes the only prep school in Cheshire to be an arts awards centre

Feature The Ryleys is excited to announce that it is the only prep school in Cheshire to become an Arts Award accredited centre. Working in partnership…