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Times Echo and Life / high street

July 28, 2022

Last bank in town set to close

The last remaining bank in a Staffordshire Moorland town has announced that it will be closing the branch for good. Lloyds Bank sent out notification last week to it’s customers that it will be closing their Cheadle High Street branch in October of this year.

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June 17, 2022

Investigation into cause of fire after man jumps from window of burning property

Police and fire staff are investigating the cause of a fire which saw a man jump from the window of a burning property in the Moorlands. The incident happened before 9pm last night (Thursday, June 16) in High Street, Cheadle.

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June 17, 2022

Man jumped from window of burning property

A man has been taken to hospital after jumping from a window of a burning property in the Moorlands. The incident happened just before 9pm last night (Thursday, June 16) in High Street, Cheadle.

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May 6, 2022

High street closure will now go ahead

A high street in the Moorlands is set to be closed fully to traffic in order for Jubilee celebrations to take place. Last month, we reported that Cheadle Town Council had opted not to spend any of the council’s Queen’s Platinum Jubilee budget on applying and arranging for a full road closure for the High Street celebrations. Costs which had been stated then as totalling £1,425.

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January 27, 2022

Landslide still at “high risk of collapse”

A piece of land, where a landslide occurred forcing a number of Cheadle high street shops to remain shut since September 2019, is still at risk of collapsing further, according to a structural appraisal report. In fact, the consultant from David Symonds Associates, who compiled the report which accompanies a planning application regarding demolishing two properties next to the landslide, states that the High Street properties could suffer more damage at any time.

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January 6, 2022

“The noise in the house is getting worse”

A village resident has raised concerns over the speed of traffic on a busy Moorlands high street, expressing worries over the safety of pedestrians. Veronica Griffiths has told the Times and Echo that she is unhappy with vehicle behaviour along Tean high street.

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December 2, 2021

Bank customers react to forthcoming closure of a town’s branch

A bank branch located on Cheadle high street is to close next year due to falling transactions. Barclays will close its doors in the Moorlands town for the final time on March 2, 2022 with 80 per cent of its customers now using alternative ways to operate their finances.

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August 12, 2021

Music and fun at the fair in town centre

A special event is being staged in a Moorlands town to “welcome back” shoppers to the high street after the numerous lockdowns the nation has had over the past 17 months. The community event is taking place this Saturday (August 14) in Cheadle town centre – including in the main Tape Street Car Park where there will be fun fair rides supplied by Warwick FunFairs; and there will also be live music and street venders (food and drink) in Greyhound Walk and the Market Square.

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September 9, 2020

Appeal for car drivers to stop parking in bus stops

A bus company is appealing for drivers who park in a Moorlands town centre to be more considerate. The appeal has been made by the First Bus company after some of its drivers have been having increasing issues with cars being parked in the two bus stops which are situated along Cheadle High Street.

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July 16, 2020

No bunting for town centre

A town council has agreed not to purchase any bunting for its town centre after the proposal was put forward by one of its members. Cheadle town councillor Jamie Evans put forward the idea of decorating the Moorlands town’s High Street at the recent virtual meeting of Cheadle Town Council.

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July 9, 2020

“Thank you to our loyal customers over the years”

A charity shop in the Moorlands has closed its doors on a permanent basis to the coronavirus situation. The Age UK charity shop at 59 High Street in Cheadle has closed and a note of thanks to its customers has been placed on the door by staff – who are facing redundancy.

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June 11, 2020

Time to shop local again

As the Government easing of restrictions continues, Monday (June 15) is set to see the re-opening of non-essential retail shops and the community of Cheadle is keen for people to shop local.

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