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Bird Box project on the Weston estate

Weston bird boxes – Press release Pupils at St John the Evangelist C of E Primary School on Ivy Road have been working on a project with Macclesfield Town Council to bring a splash of colour to this year’s bird nesting season on the Weston estate. The Kendal Road bird...

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Your Town Council – Cllr Neil Puttick

Why there are still huge opportunities for the people of Macclesfield to take ownership of the new Town Council  - ideas from Cllr. Neil Puttick Watching the wonderful Christmas Lights Switch On, last week, many of us saw another example of what the new Town Council...

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The work of a councillor – Chris Andrew

Working as a local ward councillor has been a real opportunity to get to know the town and its residents better. Over the past 2 years I have worked with residents in Macclesfield South Ward to resolve serious potholes on Park Mount Drive, which are now repaired. I...

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September 2017 – Town Council Blog Post – Cllr Matthew Sharrocks, Hurdsfield Ward So, September is here, the summer has come to an end, and I hope we all had a fun one! As people go back to school after the summer break, I just want to take the time to ask everyone to...

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Bobbies on the Bicycle Beat

Macclesfield Police have taken delivery of 4 new police bikes to help them get around the town, keep in close contact with the community and also get access to areas that police cars can’t. The four bikes are already in use and have had success around the town. The...

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Summer of Activity

We have been in existence for 2 years now and we are making progress identifying opportunities to add value to services in Macclesfield. Council met recently and approved a very ambitious and positive group of projects for delivery this year. Already this year we have...

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A brief history of Mayoralty

The word 'Mayor' comes from the old French ‘maire’, meaning head of a city or town government and originally derives from the Latin word 'magnus', meaning great. The Office of Mayor was brought to this country by the Normans, having existed on the continent at least...

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What have we been up to?

If I'm honest, I haven't given enough time to updating this blog and I am sorry about that, but we have been busy. So, what have we been up to? Well quite a bit I think: Reporting – we report and follow up issues with street cleansing, highways maintenance, street...

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Summer of Arts

It's a Barnaby year and the festival attractions will soon be here to be enjoyed and all those involved in the Barnaby Festival should be congratulated on all the hard work they have put in to the arrangements, which will result in a marvelous spectacle for the whole...

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Macclesfield markets

I am asked a lot about the markets in Macclesfield and I would be really interested to know what people would like to see. We have a very successful monthly feature market in the form of the Treacle Market, which has run since 2010 and continues to attract people to...

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Lots to look forward to

The town council is getting in to its stride now with a lot planned for the coming financial year. Celebrating the Queen's 90th birthday has been a focus for some initiatives in the town, with Councillors Martin Hardy and Adam Schofield working on the Clean for the...

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    What’s On In..

    june, 2018

    15jun - 24jun 1512:00 pmjun 24Barnaby FestivalEvent Type :Community Event

    24jun9:00 am- 4:00 pmTreacle MarketEvent Type :Community Event

    30jun12:00 pm- 5:00 pmMacclesfield Food festivalEvent Type :Mayor's Civic Diary


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