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June 17, 2021

Appeal after woman assaulted while out dog walking

Police are appealing for information after a woman was attacked while walking her dog. The incident involved a 53-year-old woman who was punched in the face during the ordeal which happened along a Moorlands canal recently.

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June 17, 2021

Rec set for revamp with £400,00 funding

A total of £400,000 is set to be spent on revamping a recreation grounds in a Moorlands town. The funds for Churchill Road Recreational Grounds in Cheadle have mainly come from monies which have been paid by developers of houses in the town – called Section 106 funds.

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June 11, 2021

All change set for boundaries

Cheadle is set to be part of the Staffordshire Moorlands parliamentary constituency – if boundary changes go ahead. The Boundary Commission for England has this week (Tuesday, June 8), published a report which sets out the changes they are proposing for across the nation.

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June 11, 2021

“Unfair” concerns raised over decision to cancel fair

A fun fair operator is seeking legal advice after having a two week visit to a Moorlands town cancelled. The decision to cancel Cheadle Wakes, which had set to start on Friday (June 4) evening in Tean Road Recreation Grounds, came after an out-break of Covid-19 in the neighbouring Moorlands town of Leek. Cheadle Town Council, which has remit over the recreational grounds, issued a statement on Friday at 4.50pm about the decision to cancel the fair, which had already arrived and been set up at the site.

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June 4, 2021

Fair cancelled due to Covid-19 outbreak

A visit from a fun fair to a Moorlands town has been cancelled due to an outbreak of Covid-19 in the district. Warwick Fun Fairs was set to offer two weeks of fun for families at Tean Road Recreational Grounds in Cheadle as from today (June 4).

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June 3, 2021

Man jailed for robbing and racially abusing a taxi driver

A man who robbed and racially abused a taxi driver has been jailed. Samuel Thomas Egerton, aged 23 of Grange Road in Cheddleton, was sentenced to three years’ imprisonment on Thursday (May 27) at Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court after pleading guilty to robbery and religiously aggravated fear or provocation of violence.

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June 3, 2021

Street cordoned off due to firearms arrest

Police cordoned off a residential street in the Moorlands at the weekend to search a property regarding a firearms arrest. Staffordshire Police made the arrest of a 29-year-old man in Churchill Road in Cheadle on Sunday (May 30).

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May 27, 2021

Five days for ideas to spend funding

Community leaders were given just five days to come up with proposals on how to spend Government cash to “support a safe return to the high street.” A letter regarding the Government’s ‘Welcome Back’ fund was sent by Staffordshire Moorlands District Council (SMDC) to the Cheadle Town Mayor and fellow members of the Cheadle town Council on Thursday (May 20).

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May 27, 2021

More members step down from Voice for Cheadle group

More members of Voice for Cheadle have stepped away from the group following a meeting about who was to be their town’s next civic leader. The recent resignations from Voice for Cheadle came after the recent meeting of Cheadle Town Council when it was voted that councillor Sue Walley would be the next Mayor of Cheadle.

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May 20, 2021

New mayor and deputy for town

New civic appointments have been made at a town council. Councillor Sue Walley has been appointed as the new Mayor of Cheadle, while councillor Nigel Wood has been appointed as Cheadle Deputy Mayor.

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May 20, 2021

Fridge freezer “too dirty” for the tip

A Moorlands resident has been told that a fridge freezer was “too dirty” to be dumped at a town tip. And the resident, who wishes to remain anonymous, was especially astounded at this as she had found the appliance fly-tipped near her home and thought she was “doing her bit” by taking it to the Cheadle Recycling Centre.

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May 13, 2021

Lengthy debate at meeting about meetings

A town council has agreed to upload recordings of their meetings to their website. Cheadle Town Council agreed to upload the meeting recordings following a request from a member of public.

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