June 30, 2022
A town council has given a town crier £100 towards the cost of an event he put on for HM The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee – but the decision whether to make the donation was made behind closed doors. The Leek & Moorlands Echo challenged Leek Town Council when they moved the agenda item about a donation request from Leek Town Crier Bill Lomas at their meeting last Tuesday (June 21) to confidential – part way through the meeting.
April 21, 2022
Donations are continuing to flood in for a Staffordshire Moorlands humanitarian project which is aiding those affected by war-torn Ukraine. The ‘Leek and Cheddleton Aid Support for Ukraine’ is continuing to collect donations at the Leek Town Council owned Bank House in St Edward Street, Leek.