June 2, 2022
A transport business in the Moorlands has applied for planning permission to extend its existing yard areas to provide additional vehicle parking and associated landscaping works. Applicant, Mr M Shirley of MJS Transport (UK) Ltd, has submitted the application to Staffordshire Moorlands District Council (SMDC) for the site at Woodhead Garage, Froghall Road in Cheadle.
February 22, 2022
HUNDREDS of jobs at a Uttoxeter factory have been saved after a buyer was found for the business.
August 11, 2020
A MAJOR restructure at clothing chain M&Co has retained the Uttoxeter branch, saving workers at the store from redundancy.
March 28, 2019
WORKERS at a Uttoxeter biscuit factory are facing an uncertain future after owners announced around 250 jobs were at risk. Of 780 people employed at Fox's Biscuits in Cheadle Road, around 250 are likely to be made redundant. A further 50 jobs in distribution centres in both Uttoxeter and Wakefield are also likely to be axed.
January 17, 2019
CONSTRUCTION work on a new factory in East Staffordshire is forging ahead as it targets a summer opening. The new £50 million JCB Cab Systems factory next to JCB Heavy Products and the World Parts Centre at Uttoxeter is on course to be completed slightly ahead of schedule ready for high-tech production line facilities to be installed from March onwards. The investment, one of the biggest in the company’s history, is set to create the most advanced and productive cab facility in the world with a computer controlled production line, fully-automated painting facility and robotic welding.
March 8, 2018
AROUND 600 jobs are being put up for grabs at JCB as the digger giant battles to meet record worldwide demand.
January 11, 2018
MORE than 1,000 jobs are up for grabs in the build-up to a new season at the theme park.