Local News

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.

Fallibroome Academy Students in Westminster

David Rutley MP for Macclesfield took time out of his busy Parliamentary diary to lead question and answer sessions with students from the Fallibroome Academy. The group of 32 Year 8 students had travelled to Westminster to find out more about how Parliament works.

Bringing Parliament to Poynton High School Sixth Form

David Rutley MP brought a taste of Parliament to sixth formers at Poynton High School to complement their studies on the British political system. The Year 12 and 13 students are studying politics as part of their General Studies course.

Destination Bollington

David Rutley visited Bollington during Tourism Week to highlight what makes the town a real destination. David regularly promotes the tourism sector and is a keen supporter of the English Tourism Week campaign, organised by VisitEngland. It encourages people to explore England and highlights the importance of tourism to local economies.

Urgent Action Needed on Hurdsfield Road

Macclesfield MP David Rutley is working with local councillors to take action to address road safety at a notorious accident blackspot on Hurdsfield Road. In the past year, there have been eight accidents on Hurdsfield Road, the latest of which led to the tragic death of pensioner Jean de Silva Jayasundera.

Macclesfield Train Station gets a Makeover

Visitors and commuters to Macclesfield’s Train Station are now greeted with striking new Make it Macclesfield branded banners and posters highlighting the myriad of activities and treasures available in and around the town.

Have Your Say On Macclesfield and Cheshire East Housing Plan

Macclesfield MP David Rutley is encouraging local residents to have their say on plans for major new housing developments in Macclesfield and Cheshire East. The draft new Local Plan produced by Cheshire East Council sets out where houses could be built in Macclesfield and surrounding areas up to 2030. Cheshire East Council has earmarked four sites in Macclesfield for new-build housing.

David Rutley welcomes rise in apprenticeships

David Rutley MP has welcomed new figures that show a record number of people in Macclesfield started an apprenticeship in 2011/12. The figures also show provisional results for the number of apprenticeship starts in the first quarter of 2012/13 – in August to October 2012 270 people in the Macclesfield constituency started apprenticeships in just three months.