82 Jobs As Stoke-on-Trent Firm IAE Expands

Manufacturing firm IAE is poised to create dozens of roles as part of a £10 million expansion. The Adderley Green company has submitted plans for a new production hub and visitor centre. And managers say the scheme, if approved, will create 82 jobs – with the majority of new positions ready to fill. With millions Read more…

Police Station Front Desk Will Reopen

Police have confirmed that the inquiry desk at Cheadle Police Station in Chapel Street will reopen from next week. Staffing shortages due to sickness and long-term leave have led to the front desk being closed on several occasions over the pat few months. While the office was closed visitors have been asked to use a Read more…

Funding Bid To Keep Youth Bus

A sporting organisation is hoping that its latest funding bid will help extend and secure its youth services in Cheadle. Sporting Communities has been running weekly sessions on Tuesdays at Tean Road Recreation Ground in Cheadle since 2013. The project uses sports and activities to engage with young people in the town and give them Read more…

Serious Threat In The Leek Cup

CHEADLE Town can expect the hardest of difficulties when high-flyers Tunstall Town visit Thorley Drive in the fifth round of the Leek Cup this Saturday (2pm). Tunstall have been a disclosure this term after for so long being looked upon as the poor relations in the Staffordshre County Senior League. The Potteries side are no Read more…

Sign 2 Sing

Understudies from Bishop Rawle Primary School in Royal Walk, Cheadle partook in a “sign2sing” occasion in support of hard of hearing philanthropy SignHealth on Friday tenth February. For the communication via gestures occasion youths wore pink or purple non-uniform to be with regards to the foundations perceived hues. They likewise gathered backers and got cakes Read more…

Large number of SEXUAL ASSAULTS

Large number of SEXUAL ASSAULTS children between 13 and 16 Stats have revealed this week by Staffordshire Police confirm that incidents of rape crime have increased by 122% here in the Moorlands. This percentage relates to the previous twelve month period alone and in real terms equates to a total of 45 crimes. Detailed incorporate Read more…

Rumours Surround Shop Take-Over

Card Factory to take spot on High Street? RUMOURS are circulating within the town over the fate of a high street retail unit. Mystery still surrounds the future of the Hallmark and Thorntons premises at 25-29 High Street, Cheadle as neither Thorntons nor the rumoured incoming company have commented on the present state of play. Read more…

Police Hunt For Men Who Attacked Dog Walker

Lone woman assaulted in remote woodland THE two assailants who attacked a lone dog walker in a remote, wooded area in rural Cheadle are being sought by police. A 43-year-old woman was approached by two men between 10am and 11am on Thursday 9th February while she was walking her dog in a wooded area off Read more…

A quiet week, but plenty in the pipeline

THINGS have been a little quieter this week, although I have still attended a few meetings. I’m still keeping my nose to the grindstone, as it were, keeping in touch with plans for future events. Team Cheadle met last Tuesday evening to form a sub-committee to keep on track for some of the events planned Read more…

We Want Your View On Live Web Cams Throughout Cheadle

We Want Your View On Live Web Cams Throughout Cheadle We (www.cheadlestaffordshire.co.uk) have recently submitted an application to add 4 live web cams throughout the town centre so viewers of our website, whether residents or visitors can view the cameras 24 hours a day. We submitted the application to Cheadle Town Council to install the Read more…

Combat Fit in Cheadle

FITNESS and nutrition expert Dean Howard recently launched Combat Fit in Cheadle, an exercise class with a difference. Speaking to the Times and Echo Dean explained: “I want people to achieve their fitness goals in a short amount of time, gain confidence within themselves and become aware of nutrition and exercises. “My classes offer a Read more…

Vodafone Mast Plans Submitted

THE local planning authority has received a request for full planning permission to erect a mobile telephone mast on land on the outskirts of Cheadle town centre. In plans put to Staffordshire Moorlands District Council the applicant, Clarke Telecom Limited on behalf of CTIL and Vodafone Ltd, has asked to construct a telecommunications radio base Read more…

Travel Writer Of The Year Award For Local Adventurer

Travel Writer Of The Year Award For Local Adventurer Captain Lev Wood receives acclaim at Stanford Literary and Travel Show AN explorer from Forsbrook, who’s televised expeditions have resulted in Lev Wood with Michael Palin his meteoric rise to fame, has now received a coveted award for a book he penned on his return from Read more…

Plans To Slash Speed Limit On Deadly Road

Staffordshire Highways Listens To Residents’ Pleas Plans To Slash Speed Limit On Deadly Road TENTATIVE plans to slash the speed limit on one of the Moorlands’ most deadly roads have been announced. The A522, Leek Road, has developed a notorious reputation locally owing to the dozens of collisions to have occurred between the JCB factory Read more…

Intergenerational Integration

CHURCH Terrace Care Home and Painsley Catholic College Students from the R.O.C.K. group joined together for Dignity Action Day on Wednesday 1st February. The Cheadle students and residents enjoyed lunch together followed by an interactive discussion on the concept of dignity and respect. This was followed by an energetic afternoon of singing and dancing to Read more…

Council To Discuss Plans For 49 Houses

New homes scheme will be debated on Monday evening. AN outline planning application for permission to develop up to 49 new homes on land off a rural lane will be debated by members of Cheadle Town Council on Monday evening. The proposal is due to go before members of the council as part of a Read more…

Hundreds of Pounds Presented to Local Good Causes

THE Sir William Plant Lodge of the Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes presented cheques to organisations in Cheadle recently. Volunteers and service users at Moorlands Home Link Day Centre, Cheadle were presented with a cheque for £750 by Mr Ian Plant. This money will be added to the group’s Comfort Fund and will be put Read more…

Can you help solve mystery of Cheadle gold prospector?

INFORMATION SOUGHT ABOUT FARMER WHO WENT IN SEARCH OF LEGENDARY GOLD SEAM Can you help solve mystery of Cheadle gold prospector? FIFTY years ago, local farmer Reginald Stonier began a quest to secure permission from the Australian Government to search for the legendary Lasseter’s Reef. The reef which is believed to contain an extremely rich Read more…

A Very Busy Saturday Indeed

A very busy Saturday indeed IT has been a busy but thoroughly enjoyable week. Preparation for the Cheadle Showcase took place on Friday evening. The room in the Church Hall was cleared and many tables and chairs put out ready for a busy day on Saturday. Many thanks to Reverend Andrew Farrington for the use Read more…

School Closures in Cheadle