October 14, 2021
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.
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.
September 23, 2021
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.
September 9, 2021
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.
July 16, 2021
Concern has been raised regarding an overgrown hedge which is obstructing the use of a pavement along a busy road in the Moorlands. The concerns have been raised regarding the pavement which goes along the A522 between Cheadle and Tean.
May 27, 2021
Tributes have been paid to community stalwart Pat McGarry who passed away peacefully on Friday (May 21), aged 90. Pat was well known for running a shop in Tean for many years, continuing a family tradition of there being other McGarrys’ shop in the area.
April 9, 2021
Speeding motorists, drivers using mobile phones, and trucks with insecure loads were among the offences dealt with by police officers during a recent safety operation in the Staffordshire Moorlands
April 2, 2021
A new creative installation has been unveiled in a Moorlands village. The ‘And The World Changed’ piece of art has been put in place in Tean.
March 25, 2021
A Moorlands ten-year-old who suffers from Friedreich’s Ataxia (FA) has decided to cycle a massive distance to raise money for charity for the second year running. Kieran Kumar-Hanki, from Tean, raised more than £2,700 after cycling more than 108 kilometres on his trike for Ataxia UK last year.
December 18, 2020
Tribute has been paid to a much-loved character in the Moorlands. David William Byatt, who was known as Sam, sadly passed away at the age of 55, on December 1, at his home in Cheadle.
December 3, 2020
A gentleman who inspired those around him with his positivity in the face of two illnesses, has passed away. John Rankin, died at the Douglas Macmillan Hospice on Sunday, November 29 aged 73.
November 25, 2020
Residents in parts of the Staffordshire Moorlands are being urged to book a test for Covid-19. The areas of Cheadle, Checkley, Upper Tean, Cellarhead, Werrington, Bagnall, Brown Edge, and Endon, have been identified as Covid-19 hotspots, places where there is a high level of community transmission.