Local News

Thurles Friendship Thrives in Bollington

Macclesfield MP David Rutley joined members of the Bollington/Thurles Twinning Group for a buffet lunch as they welcomed their Irish guests to Bollington. Established in 1979, the Bollington and Thurles twinning was the first between an English town and a counterpart in the Republic of Ireland.

Tweet Leads Local MP to Visit Prestbury Farm Shop

Following a Twitter invitation from Prestbury Farm Shop owners, Charlie Lawson and Debbie Stanley, David Rutley MP visited the store to find out more about the local produce on offer. Prestbury Farm Shop was opened by Charlie and Debbie in 2010 and has firmly established itself on the Prestbury shopping scene.

Puss Bank School Pupils Say ‘Send My Friend to School!’

When pupils from Puss Bank School Council visited Parliament they used the visit as an opportunity to ask David Rutley MP to ‘send my friend to school.’ The request follows the pupils’ project on human rights. Year 3/4 focused on the right to education and used the Send My Friend to School campaign to find out more about the role education plays in children’s lives across the world.

Something to THINK! about

David Rutley MP and the Wilson family from Poynton have met with Transport Minister Stephen Hammond MP to raise awareness of the dangers of drink driving. Following the tragic death of their son, Matt, in 2010, just two days short of his 22nd birthday, the Wilson family has campaigned tirelessly to raise awareness of the dangers of drink driving.

Launch of Macclesfield Barnaby Festival 2013 a Great Success

The fourth Macclesfield Barnaby Festival (and the biggest yet) officially launched on Friday 14 June 2013, at the historic town centre venue of Christ Church - dormant for the last 30 years but brought back to life as the flagship venue of this year’s celebrations.

No Place Like Home, Macclesfield

When the Macclesfield Express asked Heather Bamber, owner of No Place Like Home in Macclesfield, who she would most like to visit her shop she replied David Rutley.  It was an invitation the Macclesfield MP could not refuse.

Satellites Making a Splash!

Macclesfield MP David Rutley was delighted to give his full support to the Satellites of Macclesfield Swimming Club’s annual open meeting. Satellites is based in Macclesfield, but takes swimmers from a number of local towns, including Congleton, Leek and Biddulph.

Dreams Realised at Dreamcatcher Farm

David Rutley MP is giving his full support to the Listening Out Loud (LOL) Foundation and its work at Dreamcatcher Farm in Bosley. LOL is a voluntary organisation, which works to support homeless ex service personnel in Cheshire and the North West.