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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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May 13, 2021

Calls for free parking to be extended

Parents, community leaders and three schools in a Moorlands town are calling for free parking to be extended to help ease congestion outside schools. The motion for the free parking at Tape Street Car Park in Cheadle to be extended by half an hour was brought to Cheadle Town Council by councillors Phil Routledge and Gary Bentley.

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May 5, 2021

“There are guilty people who have complete disregard for the environment and nature”

A Moorlands resident has raised concern after coming across a pile of rubbish which had been dumped in a car park. The large amount of bin bags and cardboard boxes full of rubbish were discovered at a rural car park near Cheadle at the weekend by resident Dean Powell.

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May 5, 2021

Police appeal for eye witnesses after park fire

Police are appealing for eye witnesses to come forward after a blaze, which was started deliberately, in a town park. The fire, which threatened to damage nearby properties, happened at Cheadle Park on Monday, April 26.

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April 29, 2021

Police warn dog owners to control pets after livestock killed

Police are warning dog owners to keep their pets under control after two dogs killed a number of sheep in the Moorlands. Police were called at 7am on Saturday (April 24) to farmland on Rectory Road in Hollington following reports of animals injured.

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April 29, 2021

Arson attack on town park

Multiple fire crews tackled a large blaze in Cheadle this week – a fire which had been deliberate, according to the fire service. It is understood that several separate fires were deliberately lit on a piece of land off Park Lane, near to the town centre in the early evening of Monday (April 26).

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April 22, 2021

“We should not be complacent and future challenges still lie ahead”

A town mayor has given a run down of what has been an unprecedented year for all. Councillor Ian Plant is currently serving his third consecutive year as Cheadle Town Mayor. Cheadle Town Council held its Annual Assembly on Monday (April 19) via the online meeting portal Ring Central.

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April 22, 2021

Free parking to bring footfall to town centre

Visitors to a Moorlands town centre are set to benefit from free parking this weekend. Those visiting Cheadle on Saturday (April 24) will be able to make the most of three hours free parking thanks to Cheadle Town Council which has organised the initiative with Staffordshire Moorlands District Council (SMDC), the council which has remit over most of the town’s car parks.

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April 15, 2021

‘Closed doors’ finally opening for meetings

Meetings surrounding the future of a Moorlands town are finally going to be made public. Staffordshire Moorlands District Council (SMDC) has formed a Stakeholder Panel to help support a Delivery Board which will be overseeing the development and delivery of a Cheadle Town Centre Project.

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April 15, 2021

Community pays tribute to HRH Prince Philip

Communities across the nation have been paying tribute to HRH Prince Philip who passed away last week. The Duke of Edinburgh died at Windsor Castle on Friday, April 9 at the age of 99.

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April 9, 2021

“Re-open road or more signage” state residents

Residents have aired concern over the length of time that their street has been temporary closed to traffic while waiting for works to be carried out surrounding a landslide which took place a year and a half ago.

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