May 6, 2022
A dog walker in the Moorlands is calling for fellow pooch owners to not leave filled poo bags laying around the countryside. Brenda Jackson has contacted the Times & Echo with her concerns about the littering – in particular along the Oakamoor Old Churnet railway track and Dimmingsdale areas.
October 7, 2021
A community reassurance project at a Moorlands park has this week turned to supporting pooches and their owners. The Cheadle Town Council funded initiative at Tean Road Recreation Ground in Cheadle has seen lots of community engagements take place at the site by youth worker Nicky Derrett and volunteer Annie Devereux who have been delivering the programme.
July 29, 2021
Several rescue centres from across the Moorlands have pulled together to help 11 dogs in need. Police were called to an address in Cheadle last Wednesday (July 21) following reports of concern for the safety of an adult who was then taken to hospital.
October 3, 2019
A TOWN councillor from the Moorlands has stated he intends to come up with plans that will help reduce the amount of dog foul on the community’s streets after being disgusted with how often dog owners do not pick up their pets’ faeces. Cheadle town councillor Jamie Evans proposed to his colleagues at a recent town council meeting that the council could provide dog poo bags around town, encouraging dog owners to pick up their canine’s excrement and thus not leaving it on the street. Mr Evans told fellow councillors: “It’s a mess around town with dog poo.
April 11, 2019
DOG owners are being urged to keep their pets away from a special watercourse which is home to rare water voles. Friends of Cecilly Brook and Hales Hall Pool are urging dog-walkers to keep their pets under close control while walking near Cecilly Brook. However, a poster campaign asking people to keep dogs away from the water has met with disapproval from some quarters, with signs removed from the reserve – posts and all.