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September 30, 2021

Homecoming drive for Olympic star

After a summer of phenomenal success at the Tokyo Olympic Games, Adam Peaty MBE has returned to visit where it all began – his hometown of Uttoxeter. Peaty, CUPRA’s brand ambassador, took a road-trip in the CUPRA Formentor back to the places in his childhood that marked milestones in his journey to becoming an Olympic, Commonwealth, European and World Champion.

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September 23, 2021

Second marathon challenge for Trish

A Moorlands woman is taking on the London Marathon for a second time. Trish Sargeant, from Tean, has been offered a last minute place in the 2021 London Marathon which is taking place on October 3.

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September 23, 2021

Top times for Cheadle Running Club

Last weekend saw members of Cheadle Running Club engaged in both the first event in the North Staffs Cross Country League held at Betley Court and also the Stafford Half Marathon. At the cross country event, the runners endured very hot conditions with Cheadle Ladies team achieving 5th place in the 2nd Division.

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August 26, 2021

Good luck Shaun

A Moorlands para-athlete is gearing up to take part in the Tokyo Paralympics Games. Shaun Burrows, who lives in Cheadle, will be competing in one of two heats of the T38 Men’s 400 metres race on Monday (August 30) – Tokyo time: 12.11pm for Heat One, or 12.19pm for Heat Two.

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August 17, 2021

Adam to attempt a master stroke on the dance floor

Olympic swimming champion Adam Peaty has accepted an invitation to attempt a master stroke on the dance floor in front of millions of television viewers. The 26-year-old is one of the latest stars to be recruited by the BBC for its immensely popular Strictly Come Dancing series this autumn.

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August 5, 2021

Shaun selected to compete at Paralympic Games

A para-athlete from the Moorlands has been selected to compete in this year’s Paralympic Games in Tokyo. Shaun Burrows, of Cecilly Grove in Cheadle is a T38 Para athlete who went to the Para World Championships in Doha 2015 where he won a bronze medal for the 400 metres.

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July 7, 2021

Road race set to go ahead

A running race in the Moorlands is set to go ahead this year. The Cheadle 4 Race, which took place virtually last year, is back to it’s (almost) normal format this year and is scheduled to take place on Sunday, July 11.

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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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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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