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April 14, 2022

Concert success for new community band

A newly formed music group has staged a concert in the Moorlands. Teankulele, Tean’s recently created ukulele band, took to the stage at The Venue High Street in Tean at 7pm on Friday (April 8).

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March 31, 2022

Concert for new community music group

A newly formed music group is staging a concert in the Moorlands next month. Teankulele, Tean’s very recently created ukulele band, are staging a concert at The Venue High Street in Tean at 7pm on Friday, April 8.

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February 25, 2022

Fundraiser set up for ‘beautiful’ Jacob

An online fundraising page has been set up for nine-year-old Jacob Gallon, who tragically passed away last month. The nine-year-old died after a tree fell on him while out with friends and family who were pheasant shooting amid Storm Malik at a location near to Tean.

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January 6, 2022

“The noise in the house is getting worse”

A village resident has raised concerns over the speed of traffic on a busy Moorlands high street, expressing worries over the safety of pedestrians. Veronica Griffiths has told the Times and Echo that she is unhappy with vehicle behaviour along Tean high street.

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December 30, 2021

First glimpse of how new shop will look

Graphics depicting the proposed appearance of a new Co-operative store that is due to be built on a Moorlands high street have been released. Applicants SEP Properties Limited were granted planning permission by Staffordshire Moorlands District Council (SMDC) to transform the Blacks Head Inn pub into the shop in 2020.

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December 16, 2021

Alana at heart of climate action group

A Moorlands villager has been praised for her part in a climate action group. Moorlands Climate Action (MCA) has had a busy year. November’s crucial climate meeting in Glasgow has focused people’s minds – but local on-the ground activity remains at the core of this community group’s mission.

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December 10, 2021

Century old ornament presented back to school

A commemorative ornament has been returned to the venue which presented it – 100 years after the gift was given. A porcelain comport, which was gifted to a Moorlands couple in 1921, has been given back to Great Wood School, which used to be The Tean British Boys School.

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November 12, 2021

Fundraising galore at village school

Pupils at a village school are going all out to raise funds for a number of charities. Homebaking, loom band sales, and housework are just some of the fundraising activities which are being carried out by pupils at St Thomas’ Primary School in Tean.

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October 14, 2021

Pot-full of accolades for senior veg grower

A vegetable grower from the Moorlands was bestowed a bucket-load of awards for his products at a recent large-scale gardening show. Barry Clarke of Tean was awarded the Most Meritorious Vegetable Exhibit accolade at the two-day 2021 Stafford Borough Horticultural Show at Stafford Showground for his impressive spread of veggies.

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October 7, 2021

Petition launched for free bus passes

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.

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September 23, 2021

Second marathon challenge for Trish

A Moorlands woman is taking on the London Marathon for a second time. Trish Sargeant, from Tean, has been offered a last minute place in the 2021 London Marathon which is taking place on October 3.

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September 9, 2021

Part of former pub collapses into road

A main road through a Moorlands village was closed for some time this week after part of a former public house collapsed with debris falling into the road. Fortunately no one was hurt when part of the former Blacks Head pub in Tean collapsed on Monday (September 6) lunchtime. The whole building has since been taken down due to health and safety concern.

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