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Local Schools On Song At Macclesfield Music Festival

Audiences of proud parents, thankful teachers and delighted dignitaries joined in a memorable festival of musical talent as The Macclesfield Academy hosted a reborn Schools’ Music Festival on Wednesday and Thursday night last week. The Academy was pleased to welcome David Rutley MP and Councillor Wesley Fitzgerald, Mayor of Cheshire East along with audiences of several hundred as children from sixteen primary schools and four secondary schools performed an eclectic mix of musical pieces.

Apprentices At R.A.Smart Help Keep Silk Heritage Alive

A local business has been credited with helping to keep Macclesfield’s silk heritage alive by the local Member of Parliament, David Rutley, having introduced a successful apprenticeship scheme with Macclesfield College.

MP Lends A Hand To Local Charity Litter Pick

Local Member of Parliament, David Rutley, got involved in a bit of early spring cleaning this weekend, when he helped local charity SUSOparachute in a litter picking session in Macclesfield town centre.

MP Praises Work Of Local Hospital Volunteers

David Rutley saluted the work of over 280 local volunteers from the Royal Voluntary Service and Eastern Cheshire Trust Voluntary Services, on a visit to Macclesfield District General Hospital. 

David Rutley MP Signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment

This week local MP, David Rutley,signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to educate young people.

Have Your Say On Poynton's Neighbourhood Plan

You have a unique opportunity to have your say and help shape Poynton’s future for the next 20 years.  Poynton’s Neighbourhood Plan will set out what development and facilities local people consider would be suitable – or not - for Poynton. 

Local MP Supports Jodrell Bank Bid To Keep Star Role In Project

Member of Parliament for Macclesfield, David Rutley, has publicly declared his support for Jodrell Bank to remain as the headquarters of the world’s largest radio telescope project, known as the Square Kilometre Array (SKA), during a debate held in Parliament.