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From the North With Love: Macclesfield

Most towns have moments in their history which cause outsiders to snort in disbelief. Macclesfield has a Potato Riot. Not only that, but, this year, there was a re-enactment of it. The original riot was on the 13th April 1812. It began with threatening letters to the shopkeepers and ended with the Royal Cumberland Militia rounding up the ringleaders. In… Continue reading From the North With Love: Macclesfield