August 4, 2022
Villagers in the Moorlands have been getting creative to take part in a fun community initiative. The Draycott-in-the-Moors Scarecrow Festival 2022 took place recently and saw lots of imaginative creations.
April 2, 2021
Fond memories of a serial entrepreneur who launched a thriving scrap metal and skip business, have been shared as part of a touching tribute by his family. Father of seven, Harold Hartley of Draycott-in-the-Moors, died at home on Thursday, March 4, surrounded by his family.
March 25, 2021
Loneliness is set to be tackled by councils within the Staffordshire Moorlands. The extended isolation which the pandemic has brought about was a talking point at the latest Parishes Together meeting, which involves Checkley, Draycott-in-the-Moors, and Forsbrook parish councils.
July 2, 2020
A consultation surrounding a proposed speed reduction in a Moorlands village has been extended. It is being proposed by Staffordshire County Council to reduce the speed limit from 40mph to 30mph on approaches to the proposed roundabout at the existing junction of Uttoxeter Road and Cresswell Road near Draycott-in-the-Moors.
February 7, 2019
A 'perfect storm' of problems has put the future of a cherished village fayre in jeopardy. A dearth of volunteers, arid conditions last year and a clash of dates with Cheadle Carnival combined to put the 2019 St Margaret's Summer Fayre in doubt. Organisers are hosting a meeting next week in a bid to drum up support for the event this summer.