DISTRICT COUNCILLORS “NO CONFIDENCE” CHAIRMAN JULIE BULL

A vote of “no confidence” against a district council chairman has been unanimously supported by councillors of all political groups. At an extraordinary meeting of Staffordshire Moorlands District Council last week, councillors supported a motion of no confidence with regards to Councillor Julie Bull, pictured, and her suitability to continue in her role as Chairman Read more…

HULLABALOO AND PUMPKINS TOO

This Sunday, 30th October the Friends of Faber PTFA are holding a Hullabaloo and Pumpkins Too Halloween event. Taking place at Alton Village Hall starting at 5.30pm, entry is £3 per child on the door with adults free. Family friendly fancy dress is welcome with prizes up for grabs for the best costume and carved Read more…

KIPPER’S EBAY SHOPPING SPREE

Kipper the Jack Russell, has been rumbled after spending £200 on eBay. The pet pooch was in the doghouse after his owner discovered he had bought two car seats – from Spain. Kipper, 11, managed to bid on and pay for the Peugeot 205 GTi spares, using the eBay one-touch facility. – Story From Times Read more…

LISTEN VERY CAREFULLY, I WILL SAY THIS ONLY ONCE!

C.A.T.S am-dram group will be putting their very own spin on the hit TV show ‘Allo ‘Allo! when they tread the boards this week. ‘Allo ‘Allo! will be performed at the Cheadle Community Theatre, The Cheadle Academy, Station Road, Cheadle from Wednesday 26th to Saturday 29th October 2016 at 7.30pm. Call the box office on Read more…

ALAN STEPS DOWN AS CARE HOME VOLUNTEER

Alan Tweedy, 86, of Upper Tean has stepped down from his role at Barrowhill Hall care and nursing home in Rocester after volunteering there every day since his wife passed away two years ago. His wife, Jean, was cared for at the home and Alan said it brought him comfort to be able to spend Read more…

FAMILY FUNDRAISE IN JOE’S MEMORY

THE sudden and unexplained death of Cheadle teenager Joseph Leyland at the end of August shocked and devastated not only his family but the wider local community. The well liked and intelligent Painsley Catholic College pupil had recently collected an impressive set of GCSE results and enjoyed a day out with his family before collapsing Read more…

Mystery Search in Quiet Country Lane

POLICE officers used sticks to search hedgerows and verges in a quiet country lane near Cheadle. What prompted the hunt remains a mystery buy we can report that teams of officers could be seen scouring the roadside in Draycott Cross Road on Monday evening and Tuesday morning. A witness told the Times and Echo: “I Read more…

Cheadle Hospital will not shut, says chief officer

A chief officer of the clinical commissioning group in charge of Cheadle Hospital has assured that the facility will not close. Marcus Warnes, the Accountable Officer for North Staffordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), visited Cheadle Town Council on Monday, July 18, to address concerns regarding the future of the town’s hospital in Royal Walk. He Read more…

Cheadle Citizens Advice campaigns to expose scammers

Cheadle Citizens Advice is urging people in Cheadle to spread the word about scams and expose the tactics of fraudsters to protect others. Cheadle Citizens Advice launched Scams Awareness Month on 1 July to help stop people falling prey to scams by following a three-step rule – get advice, report it, and tell others about Read more…

School Closures in Cheadle