Macclesfield Community History

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Visit our online store

Visit the new Macclesfield Community History online store and share our passion for local history. Now available:

- "At Work, The Macclesfield Cheese Factory 1937-1975 (New Release)" and
- "Macclesfield - Reflections along the Angas" edited by Jim Faull.

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Macclesfield Market

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Visit the Facebook page for more information from Kath Thurmer.

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