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February 27, 2020

Assault leaves man with serious injuries

A MAN in his 20s was taken to hospital on blue lights with potentially serious injuries after emergency services were called to reports of five men assaulting him. The West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) said it was called to Tean Road, Cheadle on Monday, February 17 at 6.40pm. An ambulance attended the incident with a patient being assessed and treated for “multiple injuries” at the scene before being taken to hospital.

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February 20, 2020

Ambulance chief quizzed over community response post closure

A LEADING emergency service chief has vowed that he has “made the right decision” in removing a community response post in a Moorlands town. Professor Anthony Marsh, who is the chief executive of West Midlands Ambulance Service, made the statement at the Cheadle Town Council meeting on Monday (February 17), which he had been invited to following concerns from the community with regards to the removal of Cheadle's community response post in Ashbourne Road. Last month, a spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) confirmed that its rapid response vehicle had been taken out of Cheadle on January 26. They also stated that Cheadle's community response post in Ashbourne Road will shut by the end of March but that the trust will replace the rapid response vehicle with a “double crewed ambulance”.

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February 6, 2020

“Members of the public learning CPR will save more lives”

THE WEST Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) has confirmed that its Chief Executive will be attending a town council meeting this month amid concerns that a town’s community response post was to shut by the end of March. Then, last month, a spokesperson for WMAS confirmed to the Times and Echo that its rapid response vehicle had been taken out of Cheadle from its post in Ashbourne Road on Sunday, January 26. The news has caused much concern within the community of Cheadle with a public meeting being held and to petitions being started.

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January 16, 2020

Public meeting to focus on closure of community response post

A TOWN COUNCIL will be holding a public meeting this week following West Midlands Ambulance Service’s (WMAS) announcement that a community response post is scheduled to be closed down. The Times and Echo reported last month that the WMAS had revealed that it’s response post on Ashbourne Road in Cheadle is to shut by the end of March. Last week, a spokesperson for WMAS told the Times and Echo that now “the rapid response vehicle will be taken out of Cheadle by the end of January.”

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October 18, 2019

Police and ambulance called to “sudden death” incident

A SUDDEN death in Cheadle is not being treated as suspicious, police have said. Emergency services were called to Attlee Road in the town last week, where a man in his 40s was found dead. A woman at the scene was taken to hospital.

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April 26, 2018

Footballers fury at unsafe pitch

FOOTBALLERS are demanding action after paramedics had to manoeuvre an ambulance through a pedestrian gateway to reach an injured player.

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