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April 7, 2022

Civic recognition for school children

A class at a Moorlands school has been recognised for their kind-hearted efforts in their community.

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April 7, 2022

Charity cash raised at craft fair

A total of £189 has been raised for charity at a village craft fair. A Spring Craft Fair was held at Checkley Community Centre recently – after a two year break due to the pandemic.

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March 31, 2022

Concert for new community music group

A newly formed music group is staging a concert in the Moorlands next month. Teankulele, Tean’s very recently created ukulele band, are staging a concert at The Venue High Street in Tean at 7pm on Friday, April 8.

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March 31, 2022

Stolen go-karts tracked down

Go-karts stolen from a secure lockup in Cheadle have been recovered thanks to a social media campaign. CCTV shared by home and business owners helped track the thieves, who drove the karts from Cheadle to Longton.

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March 24, 2022

Pooch helps find missing phone

A dog and his owner have been praised for helping to find a missing phone in a town’s park. Cheadle Town Clerk Dave Mullington has explained to the Cheadle & Tean Times how teamwork between the council’s Community Reassurance Programme at Tean Road Recreation Ground and a dog walker and his pooch, helped to find a teenager’s mobile phone recently.

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March 24, 2022

Open day to raise funds for bell project

A Moorlands church will be hosting an open day this weekend as part of its bid to raise funds to add two new bells in its tower. St Peter’s Church in Alton currently has eight bells and it is hoped to raise enough money to have a further two bells installed.

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March 17, 2022

Investigation closed over tip incident

A local authority has stated that an investigation into an incident at a Moorlands recycling centre has been closed – despite more people coming forward with complaints about the site. Last week, we reported that a Cheadle resident said that he had been “met with abuse and vulgar language” when he visited the town’s recycling centre off New Haden Road recently.

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March 17, 2022

Bandstand to take centre stage at celebrations

A town council in the Moorlands is planning to hire a picturesque bandstand for their Jubilee celebrations in June. It is set to cost Cheadle Town Council £3,400 for the hire of the structure for Tean Road Recreation Grounds for Her Majesty the Queens’ Platinum Jubilee celebrations in the town.

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March 10, 2022

Fundraising walk complete

A group of fundraisers have completed an energetic challenge. Led by Moorlands fundraising stalwart Duncan Cowans, The Gordon Banks 72 Wembley Walk took place on Saturday, March 5.

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March 10, 2022

Ukraine appeal receives ‘overwhelming’ response

A Cheadle community leader has praised the town for its gigantic response to an appeal set up to help those suffering in Ukraine amid the Russian invasion. More than 1.5million citizens have now left the country while many others continue to shelter in underground bunkers.

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March 3, 2022

Group ‘disheartened’ after planter stolen

A member of a community project group has expressed his disappointment in learning that one of their planters has been stolen. Cheadle In Bloom’s gardening furniture on Carlos Close was discovered taken on Tuesday morning (March 1), with soil from the pot discarded next to the remaining three.

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March 3, 2022

Ukraine appeal launched in town

Two community leaders have launched an appeal to help those being affected by the terrible atrocities unfolding in Ukraine. More than half a million people have fled the country amidst the Russian invasion with civilians among those killed in the bombings and raids.

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