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March 12, 2020

“I’ve lost everything” – retired nurse says she is “devastated” after freak house fire

AN ELDERLY lady says she is “devastated” after a fire ripped through her home last month, leaving her having to find a temporary home. 83-year-old Margaret Keane, of Cheadle, was out shopping with her son on the afternoon of February 16 when her bungalow on Robina Drive caught fire, reportedly from lightning amidst Storm Dennis. The retired nurse of 37 years said she had just spent £1,800 of her savings on decorating the Your Housing property following what was supposed to be her “final move” in March 2019.

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February 20, 2020

Arrest made after police called to village incident

A WOMAN was arrested at the weekend following an incident in a Moorlands village. New Road in Tean was closed for several hours on Friday evening after the emergency services were called to a report of an unidentified liquid being put through a letterbox. The incident saw four people being assessed by paramedics and also firefighters wearing breathing apparatus assessing the area.

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January 23, 2020

“He was my rock and a perfect son”

THE mother of a young man who tragically passed away last week has paid tribute to her much-loved son. Lewis James McFarlin, who lived in Tean, sadly passed away on Tuesday, January 14. Known to his family and friends as Lewj, the 24-year-old was a much loved son, brother, grandson, nephew and friend to many.

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December 23, 2019

Hero Joe donates stems cells

A SELFLESS father has donated millions of his stem cells to help a patient with a life-threatening illness after he came up as a match for the sufferer. Joe Marlow, from Tean, had been on a stem cell register for over three years after becoming involved with organisation DKMS (standing for “Deutsche KnochenMarkSpenderdatei” which means “German Bone Marrow Donor File” in German) through a family member. Joe recently received the news that he had come up as a match for a patient and was asked if he could go down to London as soon as it was possible so the patient could receive treatment.

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August 8, 2019

Parish calls for county action on “disgraceful” footpath

A PARISH council in the Moorlands has called on a local authority to act as overgrown hedges on a footpath on a busy road is making the walkway unpassable. Checkley Parish Council is urging it's residents to contact Staffordshire County Council about the “disgraceful state of the footpath from Tean all the way down to Fole.” A spokesperson for Checkley Parish Council said: “The verges are taking over the paths and the hedges are causing people to walk on a busy road.

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March 28, 2019

Bikers ride in to Christchurch

BIKERS have shared their love of motorcycles and Jesus at a special church service held in Tean. Members of the Christian Motorcyclists Association (CMA) rode in to Christchurch, Tean to share their stories and conduct Sunday worship. The group also organised music and attracted a large congregation from across the area.

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March 21, 2019

Moorlands man on television in critical condition

GARY Ross thought he had simply pulled a muscle after suffering from chest pain for three days but once seen by the life-saving staff at Royal Stoke University Hospital he was told he needed urgent surgery or faced the risk of dying. The father-of-one, who lives in Tean, was transferred to the hospital's Coronary Care Unit where life-saving scans and tests revealed his aorta, the main artery in the body, had torn. He then had urgent surgery to prevent a catastrophic rupture and any further bleeding.

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January 31, 2019

Green light given to controversial plans

A CONTROVERSIAL planning application has been approved by community leaders – despite heavy objection to the proposals. The plans for “outline permission with details of access for residential development of up to 55 dwellings including creation of a new access, car parking and ancillary landscaping” for land adjacent to Daisy Bank Farm in Uttoxeter Road, Upper Tean were approved by the Staffordshire Moorlands District Council's planning committee at their meeting on Thursday, January 24.

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October 25, 2018

Pavement a problem for pedestrians

PEDESTRIANS have raised concerns about a well-used link between Cheadle and Tean. The surface of a section of pavement along Tean Road has crumbled and overgrown hedges are forcing walkers into the road. Residents in the area are appealing for highways bosses to fix the issue to reduce hazards to schoolchildren and pensioners.

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May 23, 2018

School defibrillator in memory of Joe

POTENTIALLY life-saving equipment has been installed at a primary school in Tean as part of a major fundraising drive.

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March 7, 2018

£300k windfall for Cheadle rec

A RECREATION ground in Cheadle is set for a £300,000 cash boost as part of a major improvement scheme.

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January 25, 2018

New twist in planning wrangle over Mobberley pub site

DEVELOPERS behind a residential scheme at a former pub near Cheadle could be sent back to the drawing board.

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