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August 11, 2022

Staggered junction plans for crossroads

Plans are evolving to put traffic calming measures in place at a crossroads in East Staffordshire. Councillor David Brookes, from Uttoxeter Rural Parish Council, has contacted the Uttoxeter Echo to state that a road improvement solution has been found for Loxley Crossroads.

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August 11, 2022

Another Gold for Peaty

Adam Peaty couldn't have done much more to emphasise his delight on grasping gold in the 50-metres breaststroke at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games. He splashed the water like an ecstatic baby in a bath tub after touching the wall first in 26.76 seconds, as the packed Sandwell Aquatic Centre exploded into a almighty roar.

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August 11, 2022

Huge success for new annual show

A brand new charity show which has taken place in the Moorlands has been hailed as a success. ‘Moorlands Top Ten’, which took place on Saturday (August 6) at Meerbrook Village Hall, near Leek, was organised by horticulture enthusiasts David Lownds, John Hodgkinson and Suzanne Sheldon.

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August 11, 2022

Ten years of Totally Locally Leek Sunday Supplement

A shop local initiative is celebrating after a decade of their award-winning monthly shopping experience in the Moorlands. The Totally Locally Leek Sunday Supplement began ten years ago with a single stall outside a gift shop in the Moorlands town.

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August 11, 2022

Council calls on ban of disposable barbecues

A council in the Moorlands is calling for a ban on the sale and use of disposable barbecues. Leek Town Mayor, councillor Bill Cawley made the motion for such a campaign, at the latest Leek Town Council meeting, mentioning the large fire which happened on the site of the Roaches a couple of years ago.

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August 11, 2022

Increase in referrals at foodbank

A food bank in the Moorlands has seen a 40 per cent increase of referrals from schools and colleges. Leek & District Foodbank is situated at the rear of Gateway Church in West Street, Leek.

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August 11, 2022

Tributes to ‘Lord of the Roaches’

Tributes have been paid to a true Moorlands character who was locally known as the ‘Lord of the Roaches.’ Doug Moller was a well-known and much-loved character of Leek and the Staffordshire Moorlands – being of an eccentric character who always had a good story to tell about his interesting life.

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August 11, 2022

Police appeal for witnesses after two die in road traffic collision

Two men have died after a two car road traffic collision in the Moorlands. Staffordshire Police are appealing for any witnesses to the incident which happened on the A53 Buxton Road, just outside of Leek on Monday (August 8).

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August 11, 2022

Thanks for community volunteering

A volunteer has been thanked for her support in the community of a Moorlands town. The Cheadle Town Council funded Community Reassurance Programme at Tean Road Recreation Ground in Cheadle has seen lots of community engagement take place at the site by youth worker Nicky Derrett and volunteer Annie Devereux who have been delivering the programme since last Summer.

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August 11, 2022

Shaun just misses out on a medal

Cheadle Para-athlete Shaun Burrows was cruelly denied a medal by just 0.04 seconds when finishing fourth in the T38 classification 100m at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games. It was an excellent performance by the 24-year- old who had taken a step back from 400m to gain his Team England place at the Alexander Stadium.

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August 11, 2022

Cash boost for Girlguiding groups

A number of Girlguiding groups in the Moorlands have had a cash boost thanks to a recent fundraising event. Members of the Waterhouses Rainbows, Brownies and Churnet Valley Guides recently hosted a community event in order to raise funds for their groups.

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August 11, 2022

“Hollie has grown into an amazing young woman”

A girl in the Staffordshire Moorlands who has ‘defied the odds’ after her mum was told that her daughter may not live long as a baby, has celebrated finishing secondary school with a prom and is due to start sixth form. Hollie Tomkinson, who lives in Cheadle, was born six weeks premature and was diagnosed with a rare form of meningitis at just 11 days old and again at three months old, leaving her with damage to the brain, cerebral palsy and numerous medical issues.

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