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October 8, 2020

Cyclist covers more than 1,000 miles in bid to raise thousands for charity

A keen cyclist has cycled more than 1,000 miles from Land’s End to John O’Groats to raise thousands for a children’s charity, fulfilling a lifetime ambition. Terry Atkinson from Church Leigh decided to take on the extraordinary challenge after covering 3,500 miles on his bike throughout lockdown.

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September 9, 2020

Sponsorship cemented with young football team

A Moorlands based business has cemented a sponsorship with a young football team. Lafarge Cauldon, the cement plant based on Yelsway Lane, Cauldon, has become the strip sponsor of the Waterhouses Junior under 7s football team.

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July 9, 2020

Mum and son duo hit the bullseye

A mother and her son, from Blythe Bridge, have hit the bullseye on the small screen. Debbie and Callum Matthews appeared on a pre-recorded Alan Carr’s Epic Gameshow at the weekend which saw the pair win a host of prizes, including the top prize which was on offer.

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July 9, 2020

Para-athlete to cover 100 miles in a month for the NHS

A para-athlete from the Staffordshire Moorlands is covering 100 miles across the month of July to raise funds for the NHS as it continues to battle the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. Tennis player and shot-putter Gavin Yarwood is aiming to raise £1,000 for the service that has aided him during his lifetime.

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May 29, 2020

Couple set to take on 21 cycle laps of county

Mornflake, Millers of Mighty Oats, are powering Michelle Vorel-Adams and Phil Fortun during their month-long RIDE2020UK challenge to raise money for the hospital by riding 2020km around Staffordshire. The independent family business has milled nearly two million packs of porridge as part of DEFRA’s national Care Parcel Scheme to feed vulnerable people and is backing the effort by donating porridge pots to keep the pair’s energy levels topped up on 21-mile laps of the county each day.

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April 18, 2018

Cheadle runners were out and about at three different events at the weekend

CHEADLE Running Club members were out in force last weekend, at no fewer than three running events.

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April 18, 2018

In’s and out’s ahead of the 2018 cricket season commencing this weekend

CHEADLE have lost the services of their record-breaking batsman Jake Mills for the 2018 season to Premier Division club Checkley.

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March 14, 2018

Abbotsholme Ladies hockey players can have the champagne corks popping this weekend

ABBOTSHOLME have a chance to wrap up the Division Four championship early in the Staffordshire Women's Hockey League this weekend.

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March 14, 2018

Cheadle Town faced with nightmare end of season fixture backlog after winter chaos

CHEADLE Town are faced with a huge fixture backlog to clear before the end of their 2017-18 campaign in the Staffordshire County Senior League.

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March 7, 2018

Adam sends out a global warning to his Gold Coast challengers

OLYMPIC champion Adam Peaty is heading to next month's Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in top form after striking double-gold at the British Swimming Championships in Edinburgh.

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March 7, 2018

Injury rules out Rebecca from one of her favourite races

A NIGGLING injury has ruled out Cheadle Running Club star Rebecca Harrison from one her favourite races, the Stafford Half Marathon.

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February 28, 2018

Memorial match for Dylan to become annual fixture

FRIENDS who staged a charity football match in tribute to a 12-year-old boy who died from a viral condition are to make it an annual event.

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