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January 13, 2022

Council outlines objections to golf course revamp plans

Kingsley Parish Council has explained the reasons behind why it is objecting to plans that could see the remodelling of the course at Whiston Hall Golf Club. The Times & Echo reported in November that the club had defended its plans to improve safety and solve drainage issues after the council raised major concerns over a large quantity of material proposed to be transported to the site.

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January 13, 2022

Double yellow lines set for village street

A road that has been of particular concern to community leaders in relation to parking and driving safety is set for double yellow lines. Holt Lane between Kingsley Holt and Kingsley has seen significant traffic on weekdays with parents dropping off and picking up their children who attend St Werburgh’s Primary School.

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November 25, 2021

More than 70 objections lodged against development

Two parish councils have re-affirmed their position on a proposed major housing development in the Moorlands after it received more than 70 objections from residents. Bloor Homes is asking Staffordshire Moorlands District Council (SMDC) for permission to build 228 homes on land east of Froghall Road in Cheadle.

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November 18, 2021

Golf club responds to waste concerns amid course revamp plans

A golf club has defended its planning application that seeks permission for a grand scale remodelling of its golf course after major concerns about waste material were raised by a community leader. Last week, the Times & Echo reported that Whiston Hall Golf Club has submitted new plans to revamp its course to improve safety and solve drainage issues, thus protecting its long-term viability.

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October 21, 2021

Councils jointly oppose proposed development

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.

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August 26, 2021

Witness appeal after vandalism in village

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.

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August 12, 2021

Parking survey for villagers

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.

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July 1, 2021

‘Haven of Rest’ is an “absolute disgrace”

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.

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June 26, 2020

“Make your family link road safe”

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.

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December 18, 2019

Appeal focuses on historic crash

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.

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October 10, 2019

Parish council donate thousands to community project

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.

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