●● THE announcement that Macclesfield will host part of the Tour of Britain was met with enthusiasm (page 2 and website)
Andrew Pointer: Might even take a cheeky day off!
Amanda Harvey: Paul Harvey this will be handy. X
Holly Nettle: Brilliant! I’m going to be making banners and cheering super loud!
Amelia Wright: Dave book your day off now.
Neil Atkinson: And just on my doorstep. Yay. ●● LAST week BBC presenter Bill Turnbull penned an emotional farewell letter to Macclesfield (Express, February 24)
Vivienne Landers: Good luck Bill, wherever you go. You will be missed in Macclesfield, especially The Treacle Market!
I remember you judging the dog show one year! Xxx
Harry William: What a sad day. Thanks for many good years of service to the BBC and indeed to my home town of Macc.
Will miss turning on my television and not seeing you reading the news headlines.
Mel Anie: That’s such a lovely read, brought a tear to my eye.
Good luck Bill, Macclesfield will certainly miss you x
Donna Hill: Love Bill Turnbull.
The news will not be the same.
He is worth the title celebrity more than these salacious morons. Good luck Bill.
Elaine Napier: Bill Turnbull – you’ll be missed from Rainow and from Breakfast. Good luck in your new ventures.
Samantha Balme: I think he sums our lovely little town up perfectly.
James Henshall: What a lovely article from a genuinely nice guy. All the very best Bill.
John McColm: Cheers Bill and thanks for your support for my busking in town on Treacle Market! Good luck!
Steven Mayer: Pleasure to know you Bill, all the very best for the future.
Carolyn FarrishMayer: Lovely to hear appreciation for our town, its surroundings, and its people.
Liz Langton: Glowing reference for Macclesfield.
Susan Dalton: Sad to see him go! Really enjoy watching him on breakfast news. I wish him well in his new ventures.
Ben Harvey: It was a bit self indulgent for my liking.
Louise Hawkes: Lovely article. ●● THE fact that Burger King could soon be offering free home delivery was met with a mixed reaction (website and page 7).
Kyoris Barr: Get off ya fat backsides and go get it yourselves. Burn some calories there and back ya lazy salad dodgers.
Kendal Tyne Love: There is salad on a Whopper.
Sam Badger Barrett: Nobody walks to Burger King! Hardly burn calories sat in a car. Haha.
Jane Ashton: Oh no, for goodness sake don’t tell my kids!