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April 15, 2021

Resident warns of scam calls

A Moorlands woman is warning residents of telephone scam calls. Joan Brindley, who lives in Forsbrook, has contacted the Times & Echo after receiving, what she believes to have been, a scam telephone call.

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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 14, 2021

Louise is on the rise thanks to Kingsmill bakery

A UK first will see a Uttoxeter healthcare worker train as a nurse – thanks to a partnership funding scheme by the food and drink industry.

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April 14, 2021

Town pays tribute to HRH Prince Philip

FLAGS are at half-mast, church bells will be half-muffled and a minute silence will be observed as Uttoxeter marks the passing of HRH Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh and husband of HM Queen Elizabeth II.

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April 9, 2021

Commemorative trees for community

A number of commemorative trees have been planted within a Moorlands parish. Members of Checkley Parish Council have been out with their spades planting trees in the villages of Upper Tean, Lower Tean, Checkley, Hollington and Fole.

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April 9, 2021

New orders set to ban barbecues and more on council land

A council is set to approve new orders surrounding wildfires in public open spaces. Staffordshire Moorlands District Council has drawn up a new Public Spaces Protection Order (wildfires) 2021 order which is set to be decided upon through 'Cabinet Delegated Decisions' by SMDC cabinet portfolio holder for communities councillor Mike Bowen.

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April 9, 2021

Pole position to raise awareness of charity

A motor racing team from Cheadle is helping promote the Lee Rigby Foundation with a specially designed car. Brothers Jason and Robert Carnwell invested in the new Pro-Grand car, which was launched for the new season over Easter.

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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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April 9, 2021

Dozens caught speeding and vehicles seized in the Moorlands

Speeding motorists, drivers using mobile phones, and trucks with insecure loads were among the offences dealt with by police officers during a recent safety operation in the Staffordshire Moorlands

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April 6, 2021

Isobel’s artwork is a winner

AN ARTY pupil has won 10 trees for her school. The trees were a prize in an art competition hosted by Uttoxeter Town Council as part of National Tree Week 2020.

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April 6, 2021

RAOK group named Covid Heroes

A UTTOXETER community group has been named a ‘Covid Hero’ at a virtual awards ceremony held by Trent & Dove Housing.

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