Local News

Local Hospice Lights Up The Night At Capesthorne Hall

East Cheshire Hospice's Light Up The Night Walk was a big success, and local MP, David Rutley, joined hundreds of participants as the sun set and dusk fell, to celebrate the lives of those no longer with us, and help raise much-needed funds for the work of this vital local charity.

Macclesfield College Hits Manifesto Milestone

Macclesfield College has beaten its 'Macclesfield Manifesto' target to create 100 new apprenticeships in and around the town within the first 100 days of 2019, and local MP, David Rutley, joined students and staff at the College, to celebrate this impressive achievement.

MP Learns Lifesaving Skills from British Heart Foundation

At a specially-arranged meeting, local MP, David Rutley, met with the British Heart Foundation's (BHF) Fundraising Manager for Cheshire, Leah Goodhind, to discuss the charity's important work in and around Macclesfield and learn the lifesaving skill of cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

East Cheshire Eye Society Holds Special Fundraising Dinner

East Cheshire Eye Society held a special fundraising event recently, in support of its important work enabling local residents with sight loss to live better and more independent lives, and was joined for this special occasion by local MP, David Rutley.

New Local Stroke Service On Track To Launch Next Month

The launch of the new Integrated Community Stroke Rehabilitation Service for East Cheshire residents next month has moved a step closer, with the contract to provide the service now awarded, in a move welcomed by local MP, David Rutley.

Local MPs Take Action On A6 Congestion

At a specially-arranged meeting, Macclesfield MP, David Rutley, joined Will Wragg MP, the Member of Parliament for neighbouring Hazel Grove, to discuss actions to help address problems facing local residents in Disley village in Cheshire East, and High Lane village in Stockport, with increased tr

Rotary Club Swimathon Is A Splashing Success

Macclesfield Castle Rotary Club once again held its annual charity Swimathon, and local MP, David Rutley, was on hand to support this much-valued local event.

Peak District National Park Puts The Focus On Visitor Economy

At a specially-arranged meeting in Macclesfield, local MP, David Rutley, joined the Chief Executive of the Peak District National Park Authority, Sarah Fowler, to discuss the important role that the Peak District National Park plays in supporting and promoting the local visitor economy.

Fairtrade Fortnight Supported By Local MP

As part of Fairtrade Fortnight between 25th February and 10th March, local MP, David Rutley, joined members of Macclesfield Fair Trade Town Group, and the Mayor of Macclesfield, Cllr Adam Schofield and the Deputy Mayor of Cheshire East, Cllr Liz Durham, for its popular coffee morning.