November 15, 2019
THE date for when a decision about the future of community hospitals in the Moorlands has been delayed due to the forthcoming general election. The governing bodies of the Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) of Stoke-on-Trent and North Staffordshire were set to meet in December to decide on the future of both Cheadle and Leek & Moorlands Hospitals. However, a spokesman for North Staffs CCG said: “The General Election will take place on Thursday, December 12, with Parliament now dissolved.
May 9, 2019
INDEPENDENT election candidates have taken over a town council by storm. Following last Thursdays local elections, Cheadle Town Council now has nine independent councillors, 12 Independent Voice for Cheadle councillors, and one Conservative councillor. Independent Voice for Cheadle councillor Dave Sargeant told the Times & Echo: “During the last 12 years that I have been involved with Cheadle Town Council, either just by attending meetings or as a councillor, to me this is close to the most perfect council as I remember.