The candidates have been announced for the May 2023 local elections.
The Parish Council wards are both uncontested, with nine candidates for the nine seats on the council. In Moss Ward the four candidates who will be elected unopposed are Penny Shepherd, Clair Dempsey, Emma Clarke and Andrea Kinsey. In Village Ward the five candidates who are also elected unopposed are Paul Woods, Adam Hardy, Rupert Richard, Julia Wright and Gordon Mitchell.
Cllr Margaret Parry is stepping down after just over four years on the council. The Parish Council thanks Margaret for her attentive service.
At Cheshire East, the seat for Gawsworth Ward is being fought for by four candidates, Sam Hale (Labour), Eleanor Hall (Liberal Democrats), Lesley Smetham (Conservative) and Andrew Wheatstone (Green Party).
The Macclesfield South Ward, which includes the Penningtons Lane area has seven candidates seeking election to the two seats. These are Joyce Beasley and David Dooley (Conservative), Eddie Murphy and Andy Oldfield (Independent), John Peckham (Green Party) and Brian Puddicombe and Fiona Wilson (Labour).