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February 18, 2021

Chat message blunder during online meeting

A Moorlands town council has become the latest ‘victim’ of digital blunders in the ever increasing online video meeting world. Since the first Covid-19 lockdown last March, councils and other official organisations across the nation, and the rest of the world, have turned to carrying out meetings on the world wide web as the pandemic continues to put paid to meeting up in person.

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February 11, 2021

Meetings to continue behind closed doors

Last week we reported that Cheadle Town Council had agreed to request that meetings surrounding the future of their town were made public. The request being made to Staffordshire Moorlands District Council (SMDC) was regarding the meetings of the new Cheadle Town Centre Project Stakeholder Panel which includes a number of Cheadle town councillors themselves.

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February 11, 2021

No bi-election for vacant councillor positions

Last week we reported that Cheadle Town Council had agreed to defer advertising for the co-option of two casual vacancies which have become available on their council. One position in Cheadle North East Ward became vacant following the passing of councillor Ian Whitehouse, who sadly passed away on November 30; while the vacancy in the Cheadle South East Ward became available when former councillor Peter Elkin decided to step down to retire in December.

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February 3, 2021

Request for meetings to be made public

A town council has agreed to request that meetings surrounding the future of their town are made public. The Cheadle Town Centre Projects Stakeholder Panel met for the first time last Monday (January 25) to discuss the way forward regarding consulting about the future development of the Moorlands town.

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February 3, 2021

Co-option to fill vacancies at council deferred

Community leaders have decided to not yet advertise for casual vacancies which have become available on their council. The decision to defer the co-opting of two casual vacancies on the Cheadle Town Council was made at the council's virtual meeting on Monday (February 1).

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January 21, 2021

Plans to tackle climate change for town

Eco clubs at schools, community orchards and electric car charging points are all on the cards for Cheadle. This is what councillors during Cheadle Town Council’s virtual meeting on Monday were told by Staffordshire Moorlands District Council’s Cabinet Member for Climate Change and Biodiversity, councillor Joe Porter.

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January 7, 2021

Councillors selected for town centre projects panel

A town council has agreed which two members will sit on a stakeholder panel which is set to help with a town centre project in the Moorlands. The Stakeholder Panel is being set up by Staffordshire Moorlands District Council (SMDC) to help support a Delivery Board which will be overseeing the development and delivery of a Cheadle Town Centre Project.

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January 7, 2021

Cash boost for Friends group

A friends group which is hoping to turn a town centre building into a community hub, has received a cash boost. Cheadle Town Council has agreed to donate £500 to the Friends of the Royal Oak.

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December 10, 2020

Financial support agreed by council

A town council has agreed to a number of grants which are to be made to community groups next year. Before their main virtual meeting on Monday (December 7), Cheadle Town Council held a meeting (again online) to discuss and agree upon a number of grants the council will pay out during the financial year of 2021/22.

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December 3, 2020

Councillor retires after three decades of service

A town and district councillor has retired after three decades of serving his community. Born and bred in Cheadle, Peter Elkin first became a councillor in the early 1990s, both for Cheadle Town Council and Staffordshire Moorlands District Council.

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December 3, 2020

“Ian loved his local community”

A much-respected community leader has sadly passed away. Tributes have been paid to Cheadle councillor Ian Whitehouse who passed away on Monday (November 30).

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November 26, 2020

Proposals for town sent back to cabinet

A council scrutiny panel has voted for a call-in of a controversial report surrounding the future of a Moorlands town to be upheld. The Staffordshire Moorlands District Council's Service Delivery Overview & Scrutiny Panel' met virtually last Wednesday (November 18) and one of the agenda items was the ‘call-in’ of the Cheadle Town Centre Projects report which had been agreed on by the SMDC Cabinet at their October 6 meeting.

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