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17 April 2019 – Civic Society Awards for developments completed in 2018 

The entries in the scheme to find the best developments of 2018 will be displayed together with the assessment of the judging panel, which comprises members of the Executive Committee and representatives of Macclesfield Town Council.  See the list of nominations for the 2018 awards here.

The Mayor of Macclesfield, Cllr Adam Schofield, will present the awards, and a social evening will follow.  


31 March 2019  Deadline for nominations for this year's Civic Society Awards Scheme for developments completed during 2018. See our awards page.


20 February 2019  Meeting held at the Heritage Centre about the latest on the town centre developments. On 13 February Cheshire East Council launched a public consultation on a future strategic vision for the regeneration of Macclesfield. A drop-in session with information took place on 16 February in the Grosvenor Centre. Our planned meeting on renewable energy has been postponed to next season.


16 February 2019  Cheshire East Council held a drop-in session with information about the Macclesfield town centre strategic regeneration framework in the Grosvenor Centre.


16 January 2019  Meeting held at the Heritage Centre on:  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 held at the Heritage Centre on the Air Quality Action Plan and Strategy - what are the implications for Macclesfield?

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


17 October 2018  Our AGM was held at the Heritage 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 terminated 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