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A FAM­ILY fun day and dog show will take place on Sun­day.

The event will raise money for a num­ber of Mac­cles­field char­i­ties, in­clud­ing Windy­ways, Ol­lie’s Army and East Cheshire Hos­pice, plus Macmil­lan Can­cer Care.

It will be held be­tween 11am and 4pm on Sun­day, May 14, at Mac­cles­field Town Foot­ball Club.

The day will in­clude a bouncy cas­tle, pony rides, fun­fair, crazy golf, pet­ting zoo, trade stalls, re­fresh­ments and a visit from the club’s mas­cot Roary the lion.

The win­ner of Cheshire Silk FM’s Pet Idol will also be crowned.

En­try costs £2 for adults, chil­dren go free.

To en­ter the pet idol com­pe­ti­tion go to or go to Pet Food Sup­plies on Moss Lane, Mac­cles­field.

The event runs from 11am un­til 4pm.


A MISS­ING woman was found 40 miles away af­ter a search op­er­a­tion by po­lice.

The po­lice he­li­copter hov­ered above the town on Satur­day night comb­ing the area for a 22-year-old woman who went miss­ing from a house in Rainow.

Po­lice re­ceived re­ports of con­cerns for the woman’s wel­fare at around 10.20pm on Satur­day (May 6).

Of­fi­cers combed the area on the ground while a he­li­copter from NPAS (Na­tional Po­lice Air Sup­port) searched from above.

The woman was found safe and well about two hours later in the Bolton area.


A MO­BILE cook­ing unit caught fire in a ware­house.

Fire­fight­ers were called to the fire in a com­mer­cial unit on Shrigley Road, Bolling­ton around 6.30am on Sun­day, May 7.

Two fire­fight­ers in breath­ing ap­pa­ra­tus used a hose reel jet to put out the fire and the cook­ing unit was re­moved out­side.

The area was then damped down.

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