Man Airlifted To Hospital With Serious Head Injury

A man has been airlifted to hospital with a ‘serious head injury’ following a collision with a car. Emergency services were called to Tean Road, in Cheadle, shortly before 3pm after reports of a collision between a pedestrian and a Land Rover. The road was closed while the incident was dealt with. A West Midlands Read more…

Man Jailed For Supplying Drugs

A DRAYCOTT in the Moors man has been jailed for three years for supplying Class A and B drugs in Stoke-on-Trent. Rod Boyd, 29, of St Margarets Court, was one of five men in an organised crime group sentenced to a total of 21 years’ jail for offences relating to the supply of drugs in Read more…

Campaigners In Vote Of No Confidence In Health Chiefs

CAMPAIGNERS from Leek took part in a mass protest at hospital bed closures during a meeting of health chiefs yesterday. Members of the Save Leek Hospital Campaign joined forces with those fighting to save Bradwell Hospital. NHS Care For All also comprises councillors from Leek, Newcastle, Stoke-on-Trent, MPs as well as representatives from the Royal Read more…

Funding Cuts Threaten Future Of Cheadle Citizen’s Advice

CHEADLE is in danger of losing a vital support service after funding was cut by a number of sources, community leaders fear. Citizens Advice, based in Cheadle High Street, has been serving residents battling issues such as deb, housing and employment problems for 46 years. But the charity is facing funding issues of its own Read more…

New Life Planned For Old Railway Line In Cheadle

VOLUNTEERS are planning to resurrect part of a disused railway line into a public footpath, cycle route and bridle way. The group, Friends of Cheadle Railway, is forming a committee to carry out the project, which would see the disused line, which goes from Cheadle to Cresswell, become more accessible for walkers, horse riders and Read more…

Boy, 5, Saves Brother From Choking On Meatball

Oliver Bevans, who lives near Cheadle, Staffordshire, used first aid training taught at school to hit three-year-old brother Stanley on the back three times to dislodge a meatball that was choking him. The boys had been at their gran’s, who had left the room briefly when the incident unfolded. On her return, Oliver told her Read more…

Tean School Is Thanked By Schools Minister

MINISTERIAL congratulations have been received by a Staffordshire Moorlands school to mark progress made by children and to commend it for being one of the top performing schools in England. Great Wood Community Primary School in Tean has undergone significant change over the past two years, leading to its highest-ever grading from Ofsted, its placement Read more…

Local Elections Taking Place Today!

When are the polls? Voting will take place from 07:00 to 22:00 BST on 4 May. What are people voting for? Elections will be held in 34 councils in England, all 32 councils in Scotland and all 22 councils in Wales. In addition, six areas in England are voting for newly-created “combined local authority mayors”. Read more…

Evening Of Songs And Musical Performances Read More

Cheadle Lions and E&E Furniture Stores, Cheadle, have partnered to collect unwanted spectacles for recycling. Every year the Lions Clubs in the UK send over 300,000 used spectacles for cleaning, grading and shipping to Eye Camps in Africa, India and Eastern Europe, but the need is ongoing. There is now a collecting box for you Read more…

School Closures in Cheadle