Local News

Macc-Tastic Has Great Ideas For Less Plastic

A joint Barnaby Festival and Treacle Market-led initiative, 'Macc-tastic, Less Plastic', to help reduce plastic waste in Macclesfield, took place at the Barnaby Festival, with local MP, David Rutley, attending.

Local MP Presses For Speed Reductions Through Eaton Village

At a specially-arranged meeting, MP for Macclesfield, David Rutley, met with Cllrs Steve Waltho and Michael Cohen from Eaton Parish Council, to discuss concerns of residents in Eaton about the impact of the new Congleton Link Road.

Local MP Raises Passengers' Concerns With Northern

Following disruption to some train services that has arisen since the introduction of the new Northern timetable last month, local MP, David Rutley, has met with senior regional representatives from Northern to raise concerns on behalf of local passengers.

Parkrun Commemorates 70th Anniversary Of The NHS

Macclesfield parkrun held a special run recently to highlight the 70th anniversary of the National Health Service and to promote the benefits of keeping active outdoors as part of a healthy lifestyle, joined by local MP, David Rutley.

Local MP Takes On Guide Dogs' Streetwise Challenge

Part of the Palace of Westminster was transformed into a street scene recently by the charity Guide Dogs, to highlight the challenges people with sight loss can face when walking the streets, and was visited by Macclesfield’s MP, David Rutley.

Local MP Urges Veterans To Take Part In Needs Survey

Member of Parliament for Macclesfield, David Rutley, is supporting a new Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) project to better inform the future shape and funding for Armed Service veterans in Cheshire East.

Barnaby Festival At Its Best

The biennial Macclesfield Barnaby Festival got off to a great start last weekend, and David Rutley MP joined hundreds of local residents who had come together to 'paint the town Barnaby' from 15th – 24th June.

MP Continues Campaign To Keep Mental Health Beds In Macclesfield

Local MP, David Rutley, is continuing to campaign alongside local residents and service users to keep much-needed mental health beds for acute adult inpatient care in Macclesfield, following the end of the public consultation on the future of local metal health services.