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Night Street League 8 - Macclesfield

Event #8 of the Night Street League Series 2015-16

Updated results (late run) ...

Thu 18th Feb 2016

Type of event: Local, Night, Street
Type of terrain: Urban
Info updated: 29th Feb


Event Report

Please check your results carefully for spelling/club/age group/correct timing and score, and let us know asap of any errors. If your score is not what you were expecting, and you don't feature in the wrong-answers list, one of us has made a mistake.

Don't forget that if you can't make a particular event, you can get the map and questions from Grahame , and run by yourself before or after the day, and have your score included.

Marker's Comments

A very short and unworrying list of wrong answers (given we've accepted anything people wrote for 44):

27 Jane Rawlings 33 vs 23
29 Rachel Munday 130 vs 000
36 Rob Taylor 209 vs 208
49 Clive Giddis 208 vs 207
52 Chris Embrey 100 vs 110
56 Lee Scott 213 vs 212, Jean Payne 109 vs 212 (suspect wrong box for 46)

John Britton

Pre Event Info

Venue: Wetherspoons (Society Rooms), Park Green SK11 7NA

Register 6.00 to 7.00pm. Starts 6.30 to 7.30pm. Fee £3/£1.50.

Further information is on the Night Street League Series 2015-16 page.

Reserving a map

We shall be printing maps next weekend, so please email Grahame Crawshaw by midnight on Friday 12th February to reserve a map, indicating the number of maps required. And if you are planning to eat in the pub (see below) - let him know that as well!


The pub has a relatively small car park (approx. 20 spaces), and there are other small public car parks across the road.  There is a large (300 spaces) public car park between Churchill Way and Duke Street – just South of Cinemac/The Old Sunday School Heritage centre: Duke St, Macclesfield  SK11 6UR (vehicle access to the car park is via Roe St and right onto Duke Street, or Park Green and left onto Duke Street).

Early arrivals (before 6pm) may need to pay for a ticket.  From here, walk south (right) down Duke Street and turn right into Park Green to reach the pub (estimated walking time approx. 2 mins).


Food is from the standard Wetherspoons menu: although you can choose your meal on the night, the pub manager has asked that we give an approximate idea of numbers.

Safety information

The northern part of the map is bisected by the Silk Road dual carriageway.  This must not be crossed except at marked bridges and crossing points.  ‘Tesco roundabout’ is also out of bounds.  The major roads are likely to remain busy throughout the event so please exercise caution when crossing.  The map also contains a section of canal towpath, which may be hazardous if the weather is icy and is invariably muddy.


Nearest town: Macclesfield

Contacts / Officials

Planner: Clare Griffin
Checker: Mike Greenwood

Series Co-ordinator: Grahame Crawshaw (0145 786 6264; mob 0758 720 6420)

Enquiries to

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