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October 22, 2020

Mum thanks ambulance service for saving her baby’s life

A Moorlands mum, and her baby, have been reunited with the ambulance crews who helped save the youngster's life earlier this year. West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) were called when Gemma Greensmith, who lives in Cheadle, went into labour outside of her home at just 26 weeks back in February.

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October 22, 2020

Top accolade for the second year running

A husband and wife team have received a ‘huge moral boost’ after winning an award. The New Olive Tree has won a Good Food Award for the second year running. The restaurant, in High Street, Cheadle, was nominated for the accolade by a customer.

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October 22, 2020

“Nothing is set in stone” states council leader

A community leader has vowed that possible options for major changes in a Moorlands town which have been described in a council report are “not set in stone.” The Leader of Staffordshire Moorlands District Council (SMDC) councillor Sybil Ralphs attended the virtual meeting of Cheadle Town Council on Monday evening after being invited following the SMDC Cabinet’s decision to establishment of a 'Town Centre Delivery Board' and a 'Stakeholder Panel' which are set to work to improve the town of Cheadle.

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October 16, 2020

Punk poetry book to raise funds for charity

A poet from the Moorlands is publishing a collection of his work, with 50 per cent of the proceeds going to a homelessness charity. Danny Callear’s self-published volume 'Rock & Roll Ruined My Life' features poetry he has written over the last decade. And the ‘punk poet’, who lives in Cheadle, says writing Rock and Roll Ruined My Life has allowed him to live again.

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October 8, 2020

“This is hope for the town of Cheadle”

A council cabinet has approved proposals for the establishment of a 'Town Centre Delivery Board' and a 'Stakeholder Panel' which are set to work to improve a Moorlands town centre. The formation of the new organisations within Staffordshire Moorlands District Council Cabinet (SMDC) are set to see some possible major changes to Cheadle town centre – including the possibility of a community hub in Tape Street car park, and residential development at Royal Walk and at the site of the existing South Moorlands Leisure Centre, to name but a few possibilities which have been set out in a report to SMDC.

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October 1, 2020

Retirement farewell to Pat and Sue

Two staff members at a town's vets have recently retired after many years of services between them. Sue Brandrick and Pat Walker have both recently retired from working for many years at Lime Tree Vets.

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October 1, 2020

Revamp on the cards for play area

An open space management company has vowed it will be revamping a play area in the Moorlands after concerns have been raised about the state of the site. The announcement comes from GEL after concerns had been raised by residents about the state of the play area in Coleridge Drive in Cheadle which GEL manages.

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September 24, 2020

“Mandy was a beautiful person”

Donations made in memory of a treasured wife and mother will fund research into Motor Neurone Disease (MND) in hopes of one day, finding a cure. Mandy Cope sadly passed away earlier this year just 13 months after receiving the devastating diagnosis that she had MND. She was just 56 when she died on January 28.

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September 17, 2020

Memorial walk in honour of football legend

A memorial walk in honour of a football legend is set to take place next month. A group of walkers will be walking from Chesterfield to the Gordon Banks statue outside the bet365 stadium on October24 and 25.

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September 9, 2020

Recommendation of approval for former pub site plans

A town council has recommended approval for the site of a former pub to be developed into eight dwellings. An application has been submitted to Staffordshire Moorlands District Council (SMDC) for “outline permission with all matters reserved for the redevelopment of former public house and associated car parking to eight residential houses” at the former Miners Rest, 158 Froghall Road in Cheadle.

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September 9, 2020

Appeal for car drivers to stop parking in bus stops

A bus company is appealing for drivers who park in a Moorlands town centre to be more considerate. The appeal has been made by the First Bus company after some of its drivers have been having increasing issues with cars being parked in the two bus stops which are situated along Cheadle High Street.

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August 27, 2020

Special ride out raises cash for Georgy’s treatment

A special ride out event, which started from the Moorlands, has helped raise cash for a young boys medical treatment. The ‘Ride Out for Georgy’ took place on Saturday (August 22) starting at the Master Potter in Cheadle before proceeding to The Woodside Pub in Crewe to meet Georgy.

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