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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.

Poynton Pupils in Parliament

David Rutley MP welcomed sixth form students from Poynton High School to Parliament on 7th January. The history students had travelled to Westminster to discover more about how Parliament works.

Supporting Macclesfield Hospital’s Bid for Foundation Trust Status

2013 will be an important year for Macclesfield Hospital and our local community health services, as East Cheshire NHS Trust prepares to achieve Foundation Trust status. The main difference in becoming an NHS Foundation Trust is the way in which the Trust will be run.