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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 4, 2022

Complaints made about district council

The Local Government Ombudsman has received and dealt with two complaints regarding Staffordshire Moorlands District Council (SMDC). The two complaints have been detailed in the Local Government Ombudsman’s latest report which outlines complaints it has received and dealt with for the year between April 2021 and March 2022.

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August 4, 2022

“It will be worth the wait” states councillor regarding plans for Green Corridor in town

A councillor is calling for plans to make a green corridor along a former railway line to be moved along. Last summer we reported that Staffordshire Moorlands District Council (SMDC) Cabinet had given the go ahead for the authority to begin the process of an Asset Transfer of the Cheadle to Cresswell Disused Railway line from the Department for Transport to the ownership of SMDC.

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July 28, 2022

Mountain cycle challenge for Josh

A Moorlands cyclist has ridden the equivalent height of Mount Everest to raise money for charity. Josh Davis, from Cheadle, cycled up Foxt Bank 36 times for 14 hours on Saturday, July 16, to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Society.

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July 28, 2022

Rollercoaster of a journey for the Queen’s Baton Relay

The Queen’s Baton Relay took the ride of its life when it visited the Staffordshire Moorlands last week. On Tuesday (July 19), Alton Towers Resort hosted the Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton Relay for a leg of the relay ahead of the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games.

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July 21, 2022

Big birthday cook out for scouting group

A Scouting group in the Moorlands has been celebrating six decades of their organisation. The 2nd Cheadle Scout Group has celebrated their 60th birthday by hosting a special cook out event at Freehay Village Hall.

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July 21, 2022

Royal ‘honour’ for our Eddie

A Cheadle man has had the honour of being one of the batonbearer roles for the Queen’s Baton Relay. With the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games now just days away, Staffordshire has played host to the iconic Queen’s Baton Relay.

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July 14, 2022

Paintings are a blast from the past

An artist has produced a calendar of paintings reflecting on Cheadle in the past. Alan Fernihough has been producing paintings of Uttoxeter, Cheadle, Ashbourne, Rocester and Alton for a few years now – with the aim of giving those who view his creations a ‘blast from the past.'

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July 14, 2022

Marathon challenge for Jane

A Girlguide and Ranger leader from the Moorlands is taking on a half marathon challenge to raise money for two girls heading off to Iceland in 2023. Jane McFarlane, aged 46 from Kingsley, has decided to run the Lake Vyrnwy Half Marathon on September 18 to help Sam and Poppy with their fundraising for the Girlguiding Staffordshire trip next year.

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July 8, 2022

Manor house will go ‘under the hammer’

A grade-two listed manor house in Cheadle currently run as a boutique hotel and wedding venue is set to go under the hammer. The Manor Guest House at Watt Place, Cheadle boasts 11 en-suite bedrooms, a three bedroomed owners’ apartment and a separate three-bedroomed bungalow.

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July 7, 2022

Sun shone for return of carnival

A community extravaganza has made a welcome return to the Moorlands. And the sun shone for most of the 2022 Cheadle Carnival which, apart from the parade, all took place on the Tean Road Recreation Grounds over three days from Friday, July 1 through until Sunday, July 3.

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