MACCLESFIELD  CIVIC  SOCIETY

Working for a town to be proud of

 

 

NEWS AND UPCOMING EVENTS

 

 

20 February 2019  Meeting at the Heritage Centre at 19:30: Renewable Energy - the transition from fossil fuels to new sources of heat, light and power. The future prospects for our town as a carbon free energy user.

An interactive presentation by Dan Griffiths of The Skills & Growth Company, a Cheshire East owned economic development company.

 

16 January 2019  Meeting at the Heritage Centre at 19:30:  Bringing major developments forward - the South Macclesfield Development Area project.

A presentation by Engine of the North - a Cheshire East owned property development company - on the planning of 950 new homes, retail and other development to the south of the town.

 

21 November 2018  Meeting at the Heritage Centre at 19:30:  Air Quality Action Plan and Strategy - what are the implications for Macclesfield?

A presentation by the Air Quality team of Cheshire East Council.

 

17 October 2018  Our AGM will be held 19:30 at the Heritage Centre. This will be followed by the Social Evening during which we will find time

to discuss what could be done to achieve positive change in our town centre.

 

1 October 2018  The Annual Subscription to the Society for the 2018 - 2019 season became due. See the Join page for details or attend the AGM.

 

July 2018 - ASK Real Estate ends its agreement with Cheshire East Council for a leisure development on the site of Churchill Way car park.

 

July 2018 - The National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) has been updated by the Government. See the updated NPPF here.

 

18 July 2018 – The annual Town Centre Walk, taking in the northern part of the town centre was made.

 

1 February 2018  The Lovell telescope at Jodrell Bank is proposed by the Government as a UK candidate for UNESCO World Heritage Status. The winning candidate(s) are expected to be announced in the summer of 2019.

 

                                       The Fermain Academy, the winner of the Civic Award for developments completed in 2016, is pictured below.