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Staffordshire Moorlands

Times Echo and Life / Staffordshire Moorlands

September 9, 2020

Fire at village public toilets

A council is having to use more than £1,000 in tax payers money to repair and clean up a public toilet facility after a fire broke out at the premises. The incident happened at the public toilets on New Road in Upper Tean on Saturday, August 29.

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July 24, 2020

“The railway environment is not a playground”

Bosses at a heritage railway are appealing for people not to trespass on their land. The appeal has been made by the managing director of Churnet Valley Railway, Gregory Wilson, following a number of incidents resulting in vandalism at the popular tourist spot.

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July 24, 2020

Free parking for three hours to “bring people into town”

A temporary free parking initiative is set to be introduced across the Moorlands next month. A 'Free for Three Hours' initiative is set to run on all Staffordshire Moorlands District Council (SMDC) managed car parks in the three Moorlands towns of Cheadle, Biddulph, and Leek through the month of August.

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July 24, 2020

Police tackle anti-social behaviour in the Moorlands

A dispersal order, giving police officers the power to move people from areas of Blythe Bridge, was in force this week. The powers were handed to officers after yobs smashed windows of properties in The Avenue and Mount Road.

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July 9, 2020

Outdoor styling section and new mural for village salon

A village hairdressers has pulled out all the stops to be able to offer their services to customers once again. Alike to so many hair salons across the country, The Old Stables Hairdressing Salon in Alton re-opened its doors to clients on Saturday (July 4). However, the team at the family run business have gone above and beyond by, not only re-opening their actual salon, but also setting up a temporary outdoor salon for people who may not feel comfortable about going into the indoor salon – with the current coronavirus situation.

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July 9, 2020

Para-athlete to cover 100 miles in a month for the NHS

A para-athlete from the Staffordshire Moorlands is covering 100 miles across the month of July to raise funds for the NHS as it continues to battle the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. Tennis player and shot-putter Gavin Yarwood is aiming to raise £1,000 for the service that has aided him during his lifetime.

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December 13, 2019

Vehicle defect notices issued in Moorlands road policing operation

MORE than 30 vehicle defect notices were issued to drivers as police stopped cars with light defects and other faults in a road traffic operation in the Staffordshire Moorlands recently. The operation, which focused on rural areas in and around Cheadle, Leek and Biddulph ran for two weeks and was part of Staffordshire Police’s new roads policing plan named Operation Lightning. The forces latest operation aims to reduce the number of deaths and serious injuries on the county’s roads and to disrupt and deter criminals’ use of the road network.

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December 13, 2019

General Election results are in

The 2019 General Election results are in, and as the nation wakes up to a Tory majority Government, we take a look at the results for our area.....

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Robin MacDonald - Caverswall Castle

December 6, 2017

CASTLE HOTEL SCHEME SET FOR GREEN LIGHT

TYCOON CLAIMS PLAN WILL DELIVER MAJOR BOOST TO AREA

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August 16, 2017

SCOOTER RIDERS REV UP FOR ANNUAL MEET

CHEADLE SCOOTER CLUB CELEBRATE SPECIAL ANNIVERSARY

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June 14, 2017

OUTLAWS AND COMMMUNITY CHOIR JOIN FORCES

CHARITY CONCERT FOR 'CRY' PLANNED IN MEMORY OF JOE

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