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May 19, 2022

Justin gets on his bike for charity

A Moorlands man is pedalling his way to raise funds for charity. Justin Twigg, who lives in Leek, has taken on the ‘Cycle The Month’ in aid of Prostate Cancer UK.

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May 6, 2022

Pizza takeaway raises dough for hospice

Takeaway customers have helped raise more than £3,200 for charity. The new branch of Domino’s in Cheadle has recently donated more than £3,200 to the Douglas Macmillan Hospice after raising funds through a one-off charity meal deal.

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March 24, 2022

Spring time creations for charity

A Moorlands couple have been getting creative again to help raise cash for charity. Alan and Anita Fowell, who live in Werrington, began getting creative for charity during 2020’s lockdowns in making themed wooden decorations which they went on to sell with all proceeds going to charity.

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March 10, 2022

Charity long locks for Faris

A young boy in the Moorlands is growing his hair – all in aid of having it cut off to give to charity. Faris Edge, aged nine of Leek, set the challenge himself to help the Little Princess Trust – which makes wigs from donated hair for young people with illness.

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May 25, 2021

PC Rich’s charity headshave tops £8k for cancer charities

A POLICE officer from Uttoxeter has raised more than £8,000 by shaving off his infamous ‘man bun.’ PC Rich Lymer lost 22 inches of hair on Saturday at a community fun day to mark the loss of his ‘luscious locks.’

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May 20, 2021

Fancy being part of a Victorian calendar?

An appeal is being made for people to dress up in Victorian costume for a new calendar. The appeal has been made by James Woolley, who lives in Kingsley, and who is aiming to produce a calender with any profits being given to charity.

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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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March 15, 2021

Businesses support lockdown charity raffle

A FAMILY from Uttoxeter have organised a raffle through social media after a charity fun day was cancelled because of the Covid-19 pandemic. And their fund-raising efforts have been backed by local businesses - despite many still being closed due to lockdown restrictions.

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August 1, 2019

Hair raising challenge for charity

A CHARITY shop employee is shaving his head next month in aid of a cause that helps children who suffer with mental health illness.  Aaron Pointer from Uttoxeter’s Barnardo’s branch is letting his locks go as part of the charity’s fund-raising season in aid of SOLAR, the specialist service for kids with mental health difficulties.   Fellow staff members and volunteers at the charity shop are carrying out other activities to bring in further funds for the charity.

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August 1, 2019

Charity quids in thanks to village nursery

A VILLAGE nursery has raised lots of cash for charity after hosting a community event. A Summer Fair was held at the Children 1st @ Acorns Upper Tean recently to celebrate the company's 30th birthday. All proceeds from the celebration have been donated to Aching Arms as part of the company’s pledge to support 30 good causes throughout its anniversary year.

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July 25, 2019

Student choir continues to raise funds for charity

A SCHOOL choir is continuing to raise funds for a hospice. The Cheadle Academy Sixth Form Choir began singing together in supermarkets during the festive period of 2017, following the sad death of their teacher Craig Beverley who passed away in October 2016. Since then they have raised thousands for the Dougie Mac charity which supported Craig and his family before he passed away after losing his battle with cancer.

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June 27, 2019

Dawn to have the ‘chop’ for charity

A POST office counter clerk is taking on a 'hair raising' challenge – all in aid of charity. Dawn England, who works at Cheadle Post Office, has decided to have her long brunette locks shaved off in a bid to raise cash for the Douglas Macmillan. Dawn, who has worked at the Cheadle Post Office for 17 years, will be having her head shaved to a number two cut at a special event at the Lamplighter in Cheadle on Sunday, August 25 at around 5pm.

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