October 21, 2021
Two councils in the Moorlands have lodged their objection to a planning application that is asking Staffordshire Moorlands District Council (SMDC) for permission to build 228 homes in its vicinity. Bloor Homes is hoping to erect the dwellings on land east of Froghall Road in Cheadle.
August 26, 2021
Community leaders and the Police are appealing for witnesses following an incident of vandalism in a Moorlands village. A newly-erected fence surrounding community allotments and a recreation ground bin has been damaged in the village of Kingsley.
August 12, 2021
Villagers are being invited to take part in a survey surrounding parking issues in the area. It is hoped that the survey, by Kingsley Parish Council, will be able to help towards finding a solution to the area’s parking problems.
July 1, 2021
A family member of a loved one whose ashes are buried in a Moorlands cemetery is calling for the upkeep of the site to be improved. Dianne Donohue visits the Kingsley Cemetery, which is situated next to St Werburgh’s Church, as often as she can to remember her mum Grace Byatt who passed away in 1986.
June 26, 2020
Community leaders have stated that they are behind a campaign for speed awareness signage and enforcement along a busy road in the Moorlands. The ‘Kingsley Moor Locals’ have campaigned for some time for speed reduction along the A522 from Cheadle to Cellarhead road following a number of road traffic collisions – including one fatal.
December 18, 2019
AN APPEAL is being made to help collate information about a fatal war-time crash in the Moorlands so that residents of the area can properly commemorate those who died in the incident – some seven decades later. Local historian Martyn Hordern is currently working with Kingsley Parish Council to commemorate six members of the Royal Air Force on the 76th anniversary of their deaths. Martyn explained: “Whilst researching Kingsley’s World War 1 history, the story of a little-known Halifax bomber crash on land off Blakeley Lane was uncovered.
October 10, 2019
A PARISH council has given thousands of pounds to a project team to help towards the regeneration of a recreation field. Kingsley Parish Council have confirmed that they have donated £10,000 to Kingsley Venture Valley Project Team for their plans to improve Kingsley Recreation Ground.
September 13, 2017
FURIOUS CAMPAIGNERS DESCRIBE RULING ON LEISURE PARK PLAN AS BITTER BLOW