October 14, 2021
A petition has been launched to back an appeal which has been made by a Moorlands business with regards to a planning enforcement notice they have been given. Jeff Wood at Hales Hall Caravan & Camping Park in Cheadle has been served with a planning enforcement notice with regards to re-roofing of the Coach House at the property.
October 7, 2021
A Moorlands mum has set up a petition to campaign for free bus passes for high school children who are having to walk a “dangerous” route in order to get to lessons. Laura Bailey, from Tean, has set up the campaign after Staffordshire County Council rejected her application for a free bus pass for her 13-year-old daughter because she now lives within a three-mile radius of her school after moving house.
August 5, 2021
A petition has been started by a Moorlands dog rescuer who feels that a national animal charity could benefit from more volunteers – in particular from local rescue centres. Adam Harvey, who runs Luosko German Shepherd Dog Rescue in Cheadle, has started the petition which is calling for rescue centre volunteers to be able to deputise for RSPCA officers in their absence.
November 13, 2020
Hundreds of people have signed an online petition which is asking a village high school to let students wear coats in classrooms. The call comes as windows are being left open at Blythe Bridge High School and Sixth Form to provide “increased ventilation” during the current battle with the Covid-19 pandemic.
September 4, 2020
A pavement petition has been launched by Forsbrook Parish Council. More than 100 people have signed the online petition to Staffordshire County Council asking for an upgrade of pavements in Uttoxeter Road.
June 27, 2019
A PETITION has been launched to overturn a school rule that forbids girls from wearing trousers. The uniform policy for Painsley Catholic College in Cheadle states that girls must wear a grey skirt with a blouse or shirt and blazer. Trousers are not included in the uniform list for girls and 'modifications' to the uniform are not permitted.
February 14, 2019
ALMOST 200 people have signed a petition demanding a pedestrian crossing on a busy road in Uttoxeter. We reported in December that Chamberlain Close resident Jeff Bate had started a petition calling for a pedestrian crossing, and traffic calming measures, in Bridge Street because of his concerns about the safety of people crossing Bridge Street due to “the increased level of traffic and poor visibility along the road.” Mr Bate has now gained support from a further 179 residents in his bid to encourage Staffordshire County Council to listen to his concerns.