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September 24, 2020

“Only flush the three P’s” plea by community group

A volunteer group has been out and about cleaning up their community. And the Friends of Cecilly Brook and Hales Hall Pool are appealing to residents to only “flush the three P's” after discovering a clogged up combined sewer overflow in their area.

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September 24, 2020

No community festive extravaganza for town

A town's annual illuminating celebration has been cancelled due to the nation’s ongoing battle with coronavirus. Team Cheadle, which organises the Moorlands town’s Victorian Christmas event – during which the town’s Christmas lights are usually switched on, has recently announced that it has made the decision to cancel this year’s extravaganza.

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September 22, 2020

Campaign sparks call to ‘recycle more’

Households across East Staffordshire are being urged to recycle more as part of a nationwide awareness campaign. Residents in the borough produce over 46,000 tonnes of waste each year. Now, East Staffordshire Borough Council (ESBC) is encouraging householders to ensure waste is recycled in the correct way.

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September 17, 2020

More services to be on offer at library

A town’s library is set to offer additional services as it continues to re-open following the Covid-19 lockdown. The additional services at community run Cheadle Library in the town’s High Street are set to include: access to public computers, printing, photocopying and browsing for books.

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September 17, 2020

Memorial walk in honour of football legend

A memorial walk in honour of a football legend is set to take place next month. A group of walkers will be walking from Chesterfield to the Gordon Banks statue outside the bet365 stadium on October24 and 25.

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September 9, 2020

Green-fingered skills on show with stall

Allotment holders have been showcasing their green-fingered skills. Gardeners across the nation have not been able to showcase the fruits (and veg) of their labours this year as no allotment or agricultural shows have taken place due to the Government guidelines surrounding the ongoing battle with Covid-19.

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September 9, 2020

Sponsorship cemented with young football team

A Moorlands based business has cemented a sponsorship with a young football team. Lafarge Cauldon, the cement plant based on Yelsway Lane, Cauldon, has become the strip sponsor of the Waterhouses Junior under 7s football team.

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September 4, 2020

Izzie goes an extra 400 miles for charity

An international rugby star has inspired a teenager from the Moorlands to walk more than 400 miles for charity. Izzie Klucznik, aged 14 of Ipstones, decided to walk 400 miles during the school summer holidays in memory of her nan, Angie Klucznik, who died in 2018 after a diagnosis of Motor Neurone Disease (MND) just three years earlier.

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September 4, 2020

Petition launched after falls on unsafe pavements

A pavement petition has been launched by Forsbrook Parish Council. More than 100 people have signed the online petition to Staffordshire County Council asking for an upgrade of pavements in Uttoxeter Road.

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September 1, 2020

Time to re-‘TURN’ to education centre

N EDUCATION centre, encouraging children to learn through the love of animals is to reopen this week. TURN Education, at Stramshall, was forced to close when the UK went into lockdown, but now has implemented new measures to allow youngsters to return this weekend. The centre offers children and young people the chance to engage in therapeutic and holistic activities which help break down barriers to learning.

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August 27, 2020

Special ride out raises cash for Georgy’s treatment

A special ride out event, which started from the Moorlands, has helped raise cash for a young boys medical treatment. The ‘Ride Out for Georgy’ took place on Saturday (August 22) starting at the Master Potter in Cheadle before proceeding to The Woodside Pub in Crewe to meet Georgy.

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August 27, 2020

Charity appeal in memory of JCB worker

Colleagues of a motorcyclist killed in a collision earlier this month have paid tribute to the much-loved father-of-one by raising funds for charity in his memory. Shaun Warren, aged 53 of Newcastle, died on Friday, August 7 when his motorcycle was involved in a collision on Parkhouse Road, Chesterton, Newcastle-under-Lyme.

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