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September 9, 2020

Fire at village public toilets

A council is having to use more than £1,000 in tax payers money to repair and clean up a public toilet facility after a fire broke out at the premises. The incident happened at the public toilets on New Road in Upper Tean on Saturday, August 29.

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March 12, 2020

“I’ve lost everything” – retired nurse says she is “devastated” after freak house fire

AN ELDERLY lady says she is “devastated” after a fire ripped through her home last month, leaving her having to find a temporary home. 83-year-old Margaret Keane, of Cheadle, was out shopping with her son on the afternoon of February 16 when her bungalow on Robina Drive caught fire, reportedly from lightning amidst Storm Dennis. The retired nurse of 37 years said she had just spent £1,800 of her savings on decorating the Your Housing property following what was supposed to be her “final move” in March 2019.

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May 30, 2019

Garden sheds and toilet block damaged by ‘mindless vandalism’

GARDEN sheds, fencing and a public toilet block have been damaged after 'mindless vandalism' caused a fire by a town's recreation grounds. The incident happened at around 7pm last Wednesday (May 22) at the back of the recreation grounds in Tean Road, Cheadle. Staffordshire Police have confirmed that they were called to a report of a shed fire on Mill Road, Cheadle at around 7.30pm on May 22.

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April 4, 2019

Thanks to young men who helped tackle blaze

AN ELDERLY couple from Cheadle have thanked two youths who helped put out a fire at their home. The pair had reported smelling gas at their home three times before a blaze outside their bungalow last week. Two young men passing by spotted the flames and dialled 999 before leaping into action to extinguish the fire.

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April 4, 2018

Hero Chris wins bravery award after helping to save crash pilot

A CYCLIST who rescued a pilot after a light aircraft crashed near Uttoxeter has been handed a top bravery award.

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March 14, 2018

Lucky Edna backs safety campaign

A PENSIONER has admitted she is lucky to have avoided injury after a fire at her home.

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February 21, 2018

Brave car rescue heroes win official recognition

A JCB worker has been commended for his bravery after helping to rescue a trapped teenager from her burning car.

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January 18, 2018

Increase in fires raises the alarm

RESIDENTS are being put on red alert after a dramatic surge in the number of deliberate fires in Cheadle.

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January 18, 2018

Elderly woman died after clothes were set alight

FIRE investigators have revealed the tragic circumstances in which an elderly woman died in a fire at her home.

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January 4, 2018

Police seek help to find Uttoxeter arsonists

A second blaze in just three weeks sparked the appeal for witnesses.

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January 4, 2018

Nine children left homeless after Tean blaze

Council fails to help family after fire

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