19 year old swimmer Adam Peaty, from Uttoxeter who attended Painsley Catholic College in Cheadle, has triumphed at the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games, winning gold in the men's 100m breaststroke. He then went on to achieve a silver medal in the men's 50m breaststroke, and won another gold, in the men's 4x100m medley relay team.
POPULAR BUILDER PASSES AWAY SUDDENLY
THE sudden death of a popular Cheadle man has left many in shock as the news broke last week. Builder Bernard Peatey was only 62 when he died suddenly at his home in Harbourne Road in Cheadle in the early hours of Tuesday morning, 22nd July. The fondness and high regard in which Bernard was thought of by many in the town has been echoed by the overwhelming response his wife Mary and his family have received following his untimely death. A funeral for Bernard will take place at St Gile’s R.C Church in Cheadle on Wednesday 6th August at 11.30am. For those who wish donations can be made to the British Heart Foundation. Inquiries to J. P. Keates and Son, Cheadle Tel. 01538 752164.
CHARITY HEAD SHAVE RAISES MONEY FOR HOSPITAL
Retired postman John Rankin has bravely had all his hair shaved off to raise funds for Ward 202 at the University Hospital of North Staffordshire Hospital's Cancer Centre where his wife Janet was treated before she sadly died in April last year. John, who lives in Tean, has so far raised £700
VILLAGERS TAKE PUB TO 'HART'
The White Hart Alton Community Group, fighting to preserve the High Street pub, have had their bid to register it as a Community Asset approved. Around 50 villagers have since formed The White Hart Alton Community Group and together put forward an application to SMDC to register the White Hart as an Asset of Community Value, which on Wednesday 23rd July was backed by District Council officers.
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