A QUANTITY of batteries and fishing equipment have been stolen from an outbuilding in Cheddleton. Police received a report that between Thursday, September 5, and Sunday, September 22, thieves forced entry to an unattached outbuilding of a property in Brund Lane. One tractor and four car batteries were stolen, along with two fishing reels, a box of assorted fishing equipment and some heavy duty digital scales. Anyone with information is asked to contact Staffordshire Police on 101 quoting or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.
LEAD has been stolen from the roof of the Freemason Hall in King Street, Leek. Police said they had received a report that the lead had been stolen between Sunday, September 8. and Monday, September 16, from the two-storey building, which would have meant that the thieves had to use ladders.
AN OFF-ROAD bike and equipment to the value of £3,000 have been stolen from property in Froghall. Between 8pm on Tuesday, September 17, and 3pm on Wednesday, September 18, a blue Yamaha bike, a pair of offroad motorbike boots and a set of extra wheels were taken from the premises in Froghall Road.
THE RSPCA is using Haregate Community Centre's facilities free of charge so they can provide free pet chipping to local residents. They will be accepting donations on the day, Friday, and will be at the centre from 2pm from 3.30pm.
THE new History Live in Hollinsclough continues with Tony Bonson and “The Story of the Macclesfield Canal” He will tell us of the planning, building and use of the canal from inception to current times. The event will be at Hollinsclough Chapel Hall on Wednesday, October 2, at 7.30pm. For more details contact Victoria on 01298 83721.