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Times Echo and Life / Cheddleton

June 9, 2022

Mystery stones found in garden

A Moorlands resident is appealing for help in identifying stones which her father has unearthed in his garden. The large stones, with unusual markings, including arrows, have been found in a garden in St Edward’s Park area in Cheddleton.

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May 6, 2022

Outstanding result for nursery again

A nursery in the Moorlands is celebrating after receiving an ‘outstanding’ report from Government inspectors. Teddy’s Garden Nursery is situated at Garden Villa, off East Drive in Cheddleton.

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March 24, 2022

Appeal after pensioner dies in village

Police are appealing for witnesses after a fatal road traffic collision in a Moorlands village. The incident, which happened in Cheddleton on Thursday (March 17), sadly resulted in the death of an elderly pedestrian who had been involved with a collision with a white van.

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March 10, 2022

Community pulls together for Ukraine

A community in the Moorlands has pulled together to continue collecting much-needed items for those affected by the situation in war-torn Ukraine. Last week, we reported that a group of mums who live in Leek and Cheddleton, had started a kind-hearted initiative to collect items to be sent out to those still in Ukraine, as well as to those who have fled to neighbouring Poland.

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March 3, 2022

Community pulls together to aid Ukrainians

A group of mums in the Moorlands have been overwhelmed by the support they have already received after starting a local campaign to help those in need in and from war-torn Ukraine. More than half a million people have fled the Eastern European country amidst the Russian invasion with civilians among those killed in the bombings and raids.

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February 25, 2022

Three life-saving defibs for community

A Moorlands pub-based choir has raised money to install three life saving pieces of equipment in their community. The automated external defibrillators (AEDs) have been installed at The Red Lion and Leek Rugby Club, both in Cheddleton, and one at Leekbrook News.

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December 2, 2021

More than 20 objections against factory plans

More than 20 objections from residents have been submitted against a company’s plan to build a new factory on 2.9 hectares of green belt land in Cheddleton. Advanced Proteins, which acquired John Pointon’s & Sons’ animal by-products and proteins business last year, hopes to construct and operate a food processing facility/edible bone processing factory on land adjacent to its existing facility located on Bones Lane, Cheddleton.

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June 3, 2021

Man jailed for robbing and racially abusing a taxi driver

A man who robbed and racially abused a taxi driver has been jailed. Samuel Thomas Egerton, aged 23 of Grange Road in Cheddleton, was sentenced to three years’ imprisonment on Thursday (May 27) at Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court after pleading guilty to robbery and religiously aggravated fear or provocation of violence.

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October 22, 2020

Mindful youngsters raise cash for charity

Youngsters at a village school have been going yellow all in aid of charity. Both pupils and staff at St Edward's Academy in Cheddleton attended school wearing yellow for the day, as part of their fundraising activities for the charity Young Minds.

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June 11, 2020

Rainbow ties for back to school pupils

Youngsters at a Moorlands village school who have headed back to school for the first time since the beginning of lockdown have had a slight change of uniform. Brightly coloured rainbow ties have been handed to all the pupils who have returned to St Edwards Academy in Cheddleton.

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January 16, 2020

Plans for 85 dwellings up for refusal

A PROPOSAL for a large residential development on land south of a Moorlands village has been recommended for refusal by planning chiefs. The application to build a proposed total of 85 residential units on a 3.15 hectare-site located between Folly Lane and Cheadle Road in Cheddleton is set to be debated and decided upon at the Staffordshire Moorlands District Council (SMDC) planning committee meeting tomorrow (Thursday, January 16). Previous plans to build on the same site were thrown out in October 2018 after the SMDC refused the application on the grounds of: “This is a greenfield site situated within the Green Belt.

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