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HISTORIC PUB RECLAIMED AT 11TH HOUR

Residents living in rural Alton have reclaimed a cherished village pub at the 11th hour after it was almost lost to the community forever. Villagers were successful in submitting a counter offer to pub owners Marstons Brewery after an earlier offer had already by received from the Archdiocese of Birmingham. The Archidioces intended to use the building as part of the Alton Castle Retreat.

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150 JOBS ON THE LINE

A local digger firm is blaming a slowing of the global economy for potential job losses which could affect sites in the area. It was confirmed on Tuesday that 150 jobs are under threat with consultations due to take place over potential staff redundancies in the coming month.

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GARY DISHES DIRT ON DOG FOULERS

Cheadle Town Councillor Gary Bentley is calling for action after a footpath in Cheadle was found to be littered with dog excrement. This week Gary, who is also town lengthsman and has the job of strimming the grass verges, released a shocking video to highlight the problem.

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DOUBLE AWARD FOR CHEADLE FIRM

Vulcan Refractories Ltd of Brookhouse Industrial Estate has been given two top industry awards to mark its outstanding commitment to Health and Safety in the workplace enironment.

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sosh

Nar ar dunner know abate this un, but arve bin tode as Barry Jordan the league secretary fer Ipstones darts league capped the lot fer mistakes when its owterin the clock tarm hay went an put is clocks back two wick early an ay didner notice until ay ad ter meet Kenny Richards this Mondey just gone, bloomin eck Barry ar think the mate just er tackin the biscuit fer that un! Sum one said to may the other day as wayn got nine bloomin wicks till its Christmas come this Thursday ar think ar’l leave yer ter think on that one.

Say yer,

SOSH!

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