There will now be a Town Council meeting on 26th September, which will consider the draft Neighbourhood Plan.

We have revised the calendar of meetings to enable proper consideration of the draft pre-submission version of the Neighbourhood Plan. The Finance and General Purpose Committee will now meet at 7pm on Monday 19th September, and the Planning and Environment Committee will be brought forward a week, meeting at 8pm, to include discussion of the draft Plan.

Age UK Cheshire East Chief Executive Damon Taylor said the cuts were 'desperately unfair'.

Key 103 and Cash for Kids are aiming to build an extension for Ollie Carroll, a little boy from Poynton who has a rare and fatal disease

By 1785, Lord Vernon owned the lands and coal mines around Poynton and the village grew to become a successful mining and farming community. The Vernon family were rich and powerful landowners and mine owners so they were very important local celebrities in Poynton.

A new weekly group for people who are physically frail and with some memory problems is starting in Poynton Civic Hall on 14th September. It will provide a caring and stimulating environment for up to ten people and a break for their carers. The group will meet from 10am to 2pm with a hot lunch provided.

Photo - Still waters at Poynton Pool with bullrushes in the forefront.

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Poynton railway station on the West Coast Main Line is served by an hourly off-peak rail service to Stoke-on-Trent and Manchester Picadilly Monday-Saturday, with extra trains at peak times (Mon-Fri). Sunday services consist of 5 trains in each direction. There are also several bus services operated by GHA Coaches and High Peak Buses.

Martin Parry, 38, from Dukinfield, was given a community order after the assault in Poynton

Ruth Clemens' post has already been shared more than 8,000 times on Facebook

Paul, 50, was killed during a practice session on the Isle of Man's world famous TT course on Saturday

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The Poynton Show, is held every August bank holiday weekend.[22] It started in 1885,[23] as an agricultural show, and has grown in size, 35,000 people visited the show in 1970. It offers a full range of events in the main arena such as stunt riding and aerobatics, a fairground, exhibitions and competitive events.[23]

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It's hoped the A6 Manchester Airport Relief road will ease up congestion in Poynton and boost links to Macclesfield.

A6 to Manchester Airport Relief Road (A6MARR) – Update The latest information on the ongoing Traffic Management for the A6MARR project can be found here.

Recent cases from South and East Cheshire magistrates court.

The toilets on Churchill Way closed on July 17 and the council say there is no plan for a replacement

This note has been prepared by Poynton Town Council to assist those residents who may have made written representations in Spring of this year about the Cheshire East Local Plan Strategy. Such representations have been considered by both the Borough Council and the planning inspector. The note seeks to explain the stage the Local Plan has now reached and the format the forthcoming re-opening of the examination will take.

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The 2014 finalist has opened The Hive Bakery in Poynton - on the site of a former Greggs

Peter X created the Lyme Park we know today, transforming the earlier Tudor house into a stately home in the Italian style.  Work began in 1725 and, over the next few years, they built an elegant house and this design was copied  by many country houses in England.

Firefighters rescued people from houses using whatever they could as torrential rain caused landslides, road closures and delays

Poynton is a town in Cheshire, England, on the easternmost fringe of the Cheshire Plain 11 miles (18 km) south-southeast of Manchester, 7 miles (11 km) north of Macclesfield, and 5 miles (8 km) south of Stockport. In 2011, it had a population of 14,260.[1]

Christopher Traynor, 21, from Poynton, lashed out after disagreeing with the cost of the ride

Scheduled between 26th - 29th September, either side of Wooley Avenue. London Road South, Cheshire East carrying out works to crow lift trees and cut back growth in verge.Works require Stop/Go boards Ref: UD20011081872. Info: C.E.C. 0300 123 5020

The blaze involved the ground floor of a semi detached house on Coppice Road

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Dame Sarah Storey from Poynton won her 12th Paralympic gold medal on the opening day of the Rio Games.

It will be run by trained volunteers, and is a new initiative managed by Poynton Town Council in partnership with Age UK Cheshire East and will cost £20 a week. Transport can be arranged. Please contact Sharon Duke, Communities Co-ordinator, if you would like to find out more, on 872238 or

Local people are being asked by Cheshire East Council to come forward with ideas for a community fund aimed at tackling health issues such as obesity, lack of physical fitness, and mental wellbeing on a very local level, with £20,000 allocated for Poynton. The final funding decisions are being made at local events where people choose which projects will make the best difference to their local area: everyone who attends will have a vote. The closing date is 31st October.

There is further information and a Poynton application form here. The Poynton drop-in session to find out more is on Thursday 25th August from 1pm to 3pm in the Civic Hall. Contact Val Burlison on 0780 7213170 for more information.

The Vernon family can trace their ancestry back to France before the Norman Invasion of England in 1066. Richard Vernon was a Knight for William the Conqueror and he ruled as Lord over 14 manors in Cheshire in the Domesday survey of 1086.

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Lyme Park was the home of the Legh family, and for many generations the men served as soldiers, fighting in famous battles in British history against the French and the Scots.