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Times Echo and Life / COVID-19

June 2, 2022

Volunteer appeal for latest vaccine study

A hospital in the Moorlands is set to be used for a vaccine study again. Volunteers from across the Midlands are being asked to sign up to the latest Covid-19 vaccine study to be rolled out across the UK.

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November 25, 2021

Village lights switch-on cancelled

A Moorlands village will not be hosting a Christmas lights switch-on event this year after organisers deemed the traditional get-together too risky with cases of Covid-19 in the area on the rise. The decision about the Tean event, which had been set to take place this coming weekend, was made at an Events Committee Meeting chaired by Checkley Parish Councillor Alan Hulme on Thursday (November 18) evening.

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July 16, 2021

Please be patient plea from NHS staff

AN INFLUX of inquiries to GP surgeries in Uttoxeter has seen staff attempting to deal with up to 800 calls a day. The success of the Covid-19 vaccination drive in the area, and the reduction nationally in hospitalisations for people with the virus, has prompted an increase in patients contacting secondary care.

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July 6, 2021

Warning after Covid surge

SCORES of school pupils are working from home, with many isolating, after a spike in Covid-19 cases in Uttoxeter. Staffordshire County Council issued a warning to residents over the weekend, as numbers were on the rise.

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June 4, 2021

Fair cancelled due to Covid-19 outbreak

A visit from a fun fair to a Moorlands town has been cancelled due to an outbreak of Covid-19 in the district. Warwick Fun Fairs was set to offer two weeks of fun for families at Tean Road Recreational Grounds in Cheadle as from today (June 4).

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April 6, 2021

RAOK group named Covid Heroes

A UTTOXETER community group has been named a ‘Covid Hero’ at a virtual awards ceremony held by Trent & Dove Housing.

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April 6, 2021

One year on – David thanks medics who saved his life

A COVID-19 survivor from Uttoxeter has returned to hospital to visit the medics who saved his life.

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February 7, 2021

Sewing Sue provides free face masks for villagers

A SEWING ‘addict’ from Stramshall has been quietly supplying reusable face masks to help quell her anxiety during the Covid-19 pandemic. Sue Atkin has provided the handmade masks to NHS support staff at Balance Street Surgery in Uttoxeter.

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January 28, 2021

Model mechanic supporting charities

A Moorlands mechanic is making models with proceeds going to charity. Tim Cliffe began making models with his son Jack for something to do together during lockdown.

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January 28, 2021

“I’m fully aware of how lucky I am”

MARC Cotterill, who lives in Cheadle, has Cystic Fibrosis (CF) and as a result has needed to shield during the pandemic. Here he tells us how he has coped during the past year, how his life has changed since starting to take a new drug for his medical condition, as well as the success of a song he wrote and released during lockdown last year.

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January 28, 2021

Community continues to band together

WITH the nation continuing its battle with coronavirus and England being in its third lockdown, individuals and organisations are continuing to offer help and support for others within the community during these surreal times. Here are just some of the offers of such help which are in our area…..

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January 26, 2021

Families thankful for vaccine drive

FAMILIES across Uttoxeter have welcomed the ‘ray of hope’ given by the first mass vaccination event in the town. More than 2,500 doses of vaccine were administered to mainly older people at Uttoxeter racecourse on Saturday, January 23.

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