November 1, 2019
A PARISH council has been given the opportunity to take over the running of a village's public toilets – an asset that previously drew complaints from residents due to opening hours. It was revealed at Forsbrook Parish Council's recent monthly meeting that the Staffordshire Moorlands District Council (SMDC) has given the parish council two choices in regards to taking over the running of the public toilets which are located on Cheadle Road in Blythe Bridge. Parish councillor Tony Holmes said: “There are a couple of options we've been given. One is that we take on the toilets and the district council stay as site owner.
September 26, 2019
A COMMUNITY leader is vying to launch a new scheme that he hopes will limit the amount of plastic that is used in a Moorlands town. Cheadle town councillor Jamie Evans is proposing to try and push Cheadle to become the “first town in the Moorlands to go ‘plastic-free’” by cutting down on the amount of the material that businesses and schools within the area use. At a recent council meeting, he successfully asked for the support of the town council in regards to backing the scheme with a view that a more expansive and detailed plan will be drawn up.
February 7, 2019
GOVERNMENT funding aimed at boosting high streets could be channelled into Cheadle, after it was revealed almost 20 per cent of shops in the town are unused. Cabinet members at Staffordshire Moorlands District Council (SMDC) will discuss a report on the Town Centre Regeneration and Investment Programme at a meeting next week. The report recommends SMDC apply for cash from the government's £675million Future High Street Fund to invest in Cheadle.
October 25, 2018
A SCHEME to turn empty properties into affordable housing has attracted criticism from some Cheadle councillors. The plan - to buy unused properties and rent them out - is set to focus on Cheadle North East as well as wards in Leek and Biddulph. But councillors for the Cheadle ward expressed doubts over the proposals.
May 16, 2018
PROTESTERS campaigning against controversial proposals to build 300 homes and a school in Cheadle have received the backing of the town council.
May 16, 2018
PLANS to build 118 homes on land between the A50 and Draycott level have been approved by Staffordshire Moorlands District Council (SMDC).
April 18, 2018
TOWNSFOLK are being urged to have their say on plans for a major housing development in Cheadle.
April 11, 2018
PLANS have been unveiled to turn a tiny disused village petrol station into a unique cafe.
February 28, 2018
RESIDENTS are being given their last chance to comment on a blueprint which spells out long-term plans for housing development in Cheadle.
February 22, 2018
CONTROVERSIAL plans to increase car parking fees in Cheadle have been approved by Staffordshire Moorlands District Council.
February 21, 2018
PLANS to raise car parking fees in Cheadle have been slammed as a 'kick in the teeth' for the town.
February 21, 2018
A CONSULTATION has been launched into plans to create a Neighbourhood Plan for the parish of Forsbrook.