●● THE mayor of Macclesfield is to have a special service to thank the community for supporting her year in office.
Councillor Janet Jackson will host the event at 2pm at St Michael and All Angels Church on Sunday, March 22.
It will be led by the Rev. David Wightman and Pastor Tony Togneri, and include a procession featuring the Mayor of Macclesfield and local dignitaries, which will leave the Town Hall to the church at 1.40pm.
Everyone is welcome to attend. ●● A TOWN centre pub has launched its own version of the popular Radio 4 programme The Philosopher’s Arms.
The Park Tavern on Park Lane, is hosting a fortnightly meet up where people can debate moral dilemmas and philosophical ideas over a pint.
Launched in January, the next session of Discussion at The Park will discuss the themes of ‘Society: Can it Change?’ on Wednesday, February 11 and the Philosophy of Spinoza on February 25. The free event is open to anyone and run from 7.30pm for about an hour and a half.
It is supported by an education charity The Raymond Williams Foundation.
Contact davidp. whalley@btinternet. com or 01625 611608.