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Weather causes cancellation of Leek's outdoor market on Saturday

The outdoor Collector's Market scheduled to take place on Saturday 21 October in Leek has been cancelled due to the forecast high winds and heavy, blustery showers.

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Cheadle sets out stall for new weekly outdoor market

Plans for a new weekly outdoor market in Cheadle have been unveiled by Staffordshire Moorlands District Council.

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Pass-portal to excellent Council services

A new personal account promises to be the passport to improved Council services for Moorlands residents and businesses.

Bathroom recycling

Look and feel good - recycle your bathroom items!

If everyone in the Moorlands recycled just one more deodorant spray we'd save enough energy to power a typical primary school for 37 days.

Bagnall recreation ground

New facilities offer a sporting chance in Bagnall

The local community in Bagnall have said well played to Staffordshire Moorlands District Council for funding the new sporting facilities at the playing fields in Bagnall.

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New Tean amenity is child's play for community partnership

Work has today (Monday 11 September) started on a new play area for a much loved open space in Upper Tean thanks to a successful partnership which has secured funding for the project.

Dry stone wallers

Walling skills go back to the future

Join us this weekend for a chance to learn a traditional Moorlands craft - and leave your mark on the landscape for the next 80 years.

Harry Ousey exhibition

Enjoy 'A Sense of Place' at the Nicholson this autumn

The distinctive characteristics of the Peak District landscape are at the heart of a new exhibition at the premier Moorlands art gallery the Nicholson.

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Judge backs Council on Moneystone holiday lodges

A High Court judge has backed a decision by Staffordshire Moorlands District Council to approve planning permission for holiday lodges and leisure facilities at Moneystone Quarry.

Wetley Moor

Keeping Wetley Moor wonderful

If you'd like to keep Wetley Moor looking wonderful then you can join other countryside enthusiasts at several scrub clearance days this autumn.

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Moorlands bats and moths under the microscope

Join the Friends of Cecilly Brook and Hales Hall Pool later this month to uncover more about the incredible lives of bats.

Green Flag for Ladderedge

Flying the flag for excellence at Ladderedge

Ladderedge Country Park has been named amongst the best in the world for the third successive year.

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Community consultation sessions for Moorlands Local Plan

Drop-in sessions where people can speak to Council officers about the proposals in the Local Plan for Staffordshire Moorlands are taking place throughout the district from this week.

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Consultation on Local Plan now open

Consultation on the key document that will shape housing and employment in the Staffordshire Moorlands for the next 14 years opens today (Monday 31 July).

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Draft Local Plan - have your say on development sites

Residents and businesses are being asked to share their views on the key planning document that will shape how Staffordshire Moorlands develops over the next 14 years.

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Moorlands artists in the spotlight

Artisans from across the Staffordshire Moorlands took centre stage for the annual celebration of their creativity and the value the arts add to our lives.

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Flying the flag for our Armed Forces

Staffordshire Moorlands Chairman, Councillor Ben Emery, is inviting people to join him at this year's 'Fly a Flag for our Armed Forces' event taking place in Leek on Monday 19 June.

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Leek Moorlands Hospital - public meeting

A public meeting is taking place on Tuesday 13 June to discuss the future of Leek Moorlands Hospital.

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Art in the Park a great success despite the weather

This years Art in the Park (now in it's eleventh year) has been a great success with many visitors attending from near and far

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General election information and results

Find information on candidates and the results as they are declared

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Popular arts festival returns to Leek

Leek's Brough Park will once again provide the beautiful setting for the ever-popular Art in the Park event which returns to the town at the weekend.

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Home composting - have you bin there yet?

We all know that recycling is good for our environment and home composting is just one of the ways we can all reduce the amount of household waste sent to landfill.

New play equipment at Ball Haye

Improvements at Haregate play areas now complete

With the onset of longer - and hopefully warmer - days, residents in Haregate can look forward to enjoying time outdoors at three newly improved local play areas.

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Results of the Staffordshire County Council election - 4th May 2017

View information on the Staffordshire County Council Election including results