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By Cheadle Post and Times  |  Posted: January 11, 2014

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POLICE are appealing to the public for information after a car was vandalised.

Between 2.30pm on Thursday 5th December 2013 and 8.15am the following day unknown offenders sprayed a Silver Nissan Micra with yellow paint that was parked at the residential garages in Queen Street, Cheadle. PC Dave Stubbs of the Cheadle Neighbourhood Policing team is appealing for any witnesses or anyone with any knowledge of the incident to contact him at Cheadle Police Station or the call Staffordshire Police on 101.

AT 2.30am on Wednesday, January 1, Staffordshire Police were called to reports of a domestic incident on Uttoxeter Road, Draycott where it was reported a male had been slashed by a knife.

On police arrival the suspected offender had left the location. Officers conducted a search of the rear gardens of the premises and located the female who was un-co-operative with officers at first. Police officers drew Tasers but did not have to use them.

A 46-year-old female was arrested on suspicion of assault and affray and is currently helping police with their enquiries. A knife was recovered from the scene.

The male sustained minor injuries during this incident. Police are appealing for any witnesses to contact Staffordshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 260 of 01/01/2014.

BURGLARS who targeted a local filling station attempted to steal car washing equipment.

During the early hours of Saturday 7th December 2013 a burglary occurred at Kingsley Moor Service Station on the A52, Leek Road.

According to police reports, unknown offenders attempted to break into the premises and steal car washing equipment and jet washers. Enquiries are ongoing to establish the identity of those responsible. Any witnesses are asked to please contact Staffordshire Police on 101.

POLICE are on the look out for a high performance car following a ram raid in a local town.

Police are asking for the public's help in catching offenders involved in a ram raid at a business in Uttoxeter.

Officers were called to a report of the incident at around 8.45pm on Sunday 15th December while the raid was still in progress. Two vehicles were used by offenders: a white flatbed truck and a dark coloured Porsche Boxster. The perpetrators made off at speed and the driver of the Porsche made two attempts to block the progress of the car officers were arriving at the scene in. The truck was later involved in a collision with street furniture and was found abandoned in the village of Hilton. A number of gardening tools manufactured by Stihl were stolen during the raid and officers are appealing for information to help recover them.

If you have any information relating to the Porsche Boxster or the missing tools please ring 101 quoting incident 685 of 15 December.

If you would rather remain anonymous, please call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

A CARERS' support group is continuing to meet every month in Cheadle.

The Alzheimer's Society Carers Support Group are now held on the second Tuesday of each month at the Guild Hall, Tape Street, Cheadle. Organiser Janet Parrish said: "The meetings start at 7.30pm and run until 9pm and are open to all carers of people with any type of dementia."

PARENTS looking for a primary or middle school place in September 2014 can now make their applications.

This year, parents are being encouraged to choose three preferred schools when filling in their applications, to ensure they have the best chance of being allocated one of their top three schools.

The deadline for submission is Wednesday, January 15. Parents are encouraged to make use of the online admissions process which is now the preferred method of receiving applications for primary schools, although paper submissions are still available.

Anyone who wishes to apply for a primary or middle school place for their child in September 2014 can log on to www.staffordshire.gov.uk/education/admissions

READERS are being urged to help the cats and dogs who are under the care of Cheadle and District Animal Welfare Society. An appeal is going out for members of the public to donate cat and dog food to feed abandoned animals.

It would be much appreciated if as many people as possible could spare some warm blankets, dog or cat food.

It will really make a difference to the animals currently being cared for by this very worthwhile charity.

Food and clean blankets can be left at Deryn's Hair salon in Meir Heath during opening hours.

THE NHs is appealing for people to give blood on Sunday, January 19, at Blythe Bridge Village Hall in Uttoxeter Road from 10am until 12.30pm and 2pm until 4pm. To book call 0300 123 2323.

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