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June 17, 2021

New role to bring reassurance to rec

A town council is set to take on a new employee to provide community reassurance at a recreation ground. Cheadle Town Council are recruiting for the all new Community Reassurance Worker role which will work at Tean Road Recreational Grounds.

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June 17, 2021

Village chapel is up for disposal

Residents in a Moorlands village state they have been “taken aback” by news that a chapel is set to be sold. A notice has recently been pinned to the Kingsley Holt Chapel door indicating that the Staffordshire Moorlands Methodist Circuit has decided that the building and land are to be sold.

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June 11, 2021

Three resignations at parish council

Three positions have become vacant at a parish council in the Moorlands following resignations of three councillors. The resignations from Draycott-in-the-Moors Parish Council came after the Annual Meeting of the council on May 4.

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June 11, 2021

Charity doorstep donations stolen overnight

Management at a charity shop in the Moorlands is urging people not to leave donations outside of trading hours. The appeal by the Samaritan’s Little Charity Shop in Cheadle comes after donations, which had been left by the front door of the High Street shop, were later stolen.

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June 3, 2021

Five star performance from Williams skittles league leaders

Former Checkley off-spinner Richard Williams (pictured) produced a five-star performance for his new club Longton in the North Staffordshire and South Cheshire League Premier Division on Saturday.

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June 3, 2021

“Disappointment” after theft of community trees

Community leaders have aired their “disappointment” after a number of community-planted trees have been stolen from a Moorlands village. The trees had been put in place in the parish of Checkley in March to “acknowledge and offer thanks for the sacrifices” which have been made over the past year within the community.

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May 27, 2021

“I know time is money but respect the dead”

Concern has been raised over a council stating that its lengthsman will be removing and binning items from graves at a village cemetery to make way for mowing. The announcement from Checkley Parish Council was recently made on the council’s Facebook page.

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May 27, 2021

Reminder to lock doors after spate of burglaries

Police are warning people across the Moorlands and East Staffordshire to ensure their properties are secure after four burglaries where people have entered via an unlocked door occurred in a matter of hours. The incidents, in Coppenhall and Bradley, both near Stafford, Codsall, and Kingsley Holt, near Cheadle, all happened yesterday on the afternoon of Tuesday, May 18.

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May 20, 2021

Lots of support for hospitality business duo

A community has banded together to help a business duo with their new hospitality venture – after bad weather ruined a new outdoor area they had invested in. Emma Hall, and her business partner Ryan Yates, took on The Star at Cotton last March – just eight days before the first national Covid-19 lockdown.

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May 20, 2021

“We must step up our game to stamp this problem out”

A Moorlands resident is calling for more to be done by councils and the police regarding fly-tipping in the area. Cheadle resident Dean Powell, who is part of the Cheadle Moorlands Litter Pickers group, has contacted the Times & Echo with even more issues surrounding fly-tipping within the area. He has also set out his suggestions on how he feels this issue could be tackled.

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May 13, 2021

First stakeholder panel meeting held in public

A stakeholder panel, which has been set up to consult about the future of a Moorlands town, has been hearing updates from consultancy firms who have, or are set to, carry out the public consultations. The Cheadle Town Centre Project Stakeholder Panel met virtually on Monday (May 10) with their meeting being made public for the first time.

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May 13, 2021

Youngsters in town praised

Youngsters in a Moorlands town have been praised by the police and community leaders. The praise was handed out by a representative of Staffordshire Police who recently attended a virtual meeting of Cheadle Town Council.

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