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Times Echo and Life / Alton Castle

September 16, 2021

Milestone celebration for Moorlands castle

Twenty-five years ago this week, local landmark Alton Castle ran its inaugural residential programme when St Giles Cheadle were the very first to visit for a school trip back in September 1996. Since then, hundreds of thousands of young people from across the area and further afield have benefitted from the Castle’s unique blend of personal development and faith-based programmes with challenging outdoor adventurous activities.

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February 25, 2021

Domino’s is coming to town – if planning permission is granted

A former public house in the Moorlands is set to become a Domino’s Pizza takeaway – if change of use for the site is given the go ahead. A planning application has been submitted to Staffordshire Moorlands District Council (SMDC) for the “change of use from former public house to hot food takeaway, installation of extraction/plant equipment and other external alterations” at the former Alton Castle in Tape Street, Cheadle.

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October 29, 2020

Cash boost for youth retreat centre at historic site

A trust which runs a youth retreat centre at a Moorlands heritage site has received a cash boost to help the organisation survive during the current pandemic. Alton Castle, part of The Kenelm Youth Trust, has received a “lifeline” grant from the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund.

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