January 7, 2021

Councillors selected for town centre projects panel

A town council has agreed which two members will sit on a stakeholder panel which is set to help with a town centre project in the Moorlands. The Stakeholder Panel is being set up by Staffordshire Moorlands District Council (SMDC) to help support a Delivery Board which will be overseeing the development and delivery of a Cheadle Town Centre Project.

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January 7, 2021

Cash boost for Friends group

A friends group which is hoping to turn a town centre building into a community hub, has received a cash boost. Cheadle Town Council has agreed to donate £500 to the Friends of the Royal Oak.

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January 7, 2021

Jail sentence for racial abuse

A Moorlands man has been jailed after racially abusing a shop keeper in his home town. Steven Bradshaw, aged 43 of High Street, Cheadle, has been sentenced to ten months in jail after verbally and physically abusing a shop assistant last Summer.

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January 5, 2021

Green-fingered Graham’s passion for PR

A BUSINESSMAN who turned a passion for gardening into a career spanning more than 40 years, has moved his company base to Uttoxeter.

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January 5, 2021

Town band plan to bring back the music in 2021

Sound it from the rooftops - the rousing tones of Uttoxeter's Brass Band, muffled by the onslaught of coronavirus - could be about to ring out more joyfully than ever in 2021 as the group begins work to rebuild from the impact of the pandemic.

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January 2, 2021

Putting their best feet forward for charity

A team from a Moorlands pub have raised £600 for charity after completing an energetic challenge. Danni Molloy, who runs the Blacksmiths Arms in Kingsley, was joined by Laura and Debbie, and two pooch pals, in a self-set challenge to walk more than 100 miles each during the recent second national lockdown.

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January 2, 2021

Fundraising target doubled by running duo

When Laura Parkin and her friend Gemma Ash decided to get fit after a summer of lockdown they had no idea their efforts would end up raising hundreds of pounds for the local preschool. The pair had decided to complete the Couch to 5k programme and were a couple of weeks into the challenge when Laura attended a committee meeting of the Kingsley Kingfishers and Kingfishers of Dilhorne in her capacity as secretary.

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December 31, 2020

Share memories and donations for community venue

A Zumba instructor is appealing for memories from the community of their time at a much-valued venue where she normally holds her classes. Maura Frith is making the appeal as part if a fund-raising drive to help pay towards the cost of repairing the roof of the Guild Hall in tape Street, Cheadle.

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December 31, 2020

The 13-year-old star lighting up the Moorlands

A teenager from the Moorlands has become the talk of the town after his festive initiative blew up online. In November, 13-year-old Dainton Campbell from Cheadle decided to create a lighted Christmas star made from coat hangers and fairy lights in the hope of selling them on to fund his Airfix model obsession.

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December 31, 2020

“Community has been amazingly generous”

Students at a village school have been spreading festive cheer within their community. In the season of Advent, students in Year 7 at Blythe Bridge High School & Sixth Form have taken the Christmas tradition of gift giving and reversed it this year.

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December 31, 2020

“He taught me feelings about life my adventures never could”

An explorer from the Moorlands has spoken of the recent loss of his pooch pal who was his 'lockdown buddy.' After the shock death of his puppy Levison Wood ‘Forsbrook’s Walking Man’, prize winning author, explorer, photographer and television star reflected recently on a pet’s power to change us.

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December 23, 2020

JCB employee hailed a hero for saving motorcyclist’s life

A Moorlands man has praised a JCB worker for saving his life. JCB assembly line employee Heath Nix has been hailed as a hero after saving the life of Steve Read who was involved in a road traffic collision.

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