August 20, 2020

Two weeks of night time road closures

Work to improve roads in a Moorlands town is continuing – with a fortnight of night time road closures. Staffordshire County Council are currently carrying out carriageway resurfacing works on Tape Street, High Street and Leek Road in Cheadle.

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August 18, 2020

Town marks 75th anniversary of VJ Day

TOWNSFOLK gathered at Uttoxeter’s War Memorial to mark the 75th anniversary of Victory in Japan. August 15, 1945 was the historic day on which World War II – the deadliest conflict in history – saw the fighting cease.

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August 18, 2020

Young people urged to help shape eco centre proposals

YOUNG people are being urged to complete a survey around new plans for a ‘vibrant community hub’ in Uttoxeter town centre. The Globe Foundation unveiled proposals for the new centre, which would occupy a three-storey building in the heart of the town, last month.

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August 13, 2020

New Images of Yesteryear feature

We have lots of lovely images of yesteryear in the current Times & Echo papers.

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August 13, 2020

Dressing up raises cash for charity

A supermarket in the Moorlands has hosted a two-day fundraiser in aid of a children’s charity.

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August 13, 2020

“We decided as a company to fund a defib for the village”

A family-owned business has funded a defibrillator for the rural community near its premises. W Burton & Sons at Threapwood worked with Stone-based charity, AED Donate, to provide the potentially life-saving kit.

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August 13, 2020

Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of VJ Day

August 15, 2020 is the 75th Anniversary of Victory over Japan Day (VJ Day), marking both the surrender of Japan and the end of the Second World War in 1945. The nation is being asked to remember the dead and wounded and the impact that leaving, missing and returning home has on service men and women and their loved ones even to this day.

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August 13, 2020

Town hospital to re-open – but only temporarily

Beds at a Moorlands town hospital are set to re-open – but only temporarily while works are carried out at another hospital in the county. The news that Cheadle Hospital is being temporarily re-opened comes as “essential maintenance work” is set to be carried out at Haywood Hospital.

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August 13, 2020

Seaside tragedy for much loved Moorlands woman

A much-loved Moorlands woman has sadly passed away after an incident at the seaside. Jane Walker, of Cheadle, had been a passenger on a RIB (rigid inflatable boat) in North Wales on Saturday evening when tragedy struck.

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August 11, 2020

Raphael returns to Uttoxeter after devastating news

A SINGER-songwriter who entertained residents in Uttoxeter and around the world during the UK lockdown has returned to the town after receiving devastating news in May.

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August 11, 2020

Jobs saved at M&Co Uttoxeter

A MAJOR restructure at clothing chain M&Co has retained the Uttoxeter branch, saving workers at the store from redundancy.

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August 6, 2020

Championing community spirit at care homes

A supermarket community champion had a busy day recently visiting a number of care homes in the area. Phil Routledge, who is Community Champion for Morrisons in Cheadle, spent the day going around a number of care homes in the area presenting flowers and fresh fruit to staff.

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