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By Cheadle Post and Times  |  Posted: January 19, 2014

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WINTER operations are well underway by Staffordshire County Council with 30,000 tonnes of salt stockpiled and weather and road conditions now being monitored around the clock to enable gritting crews to react quickly with overnight, early morning and evening gritting schedules.

Any community group wishing to join the county council's Ice Buster scheme can contact the Local Community Highway Team on 0300 111 8000.

THE following areas in Cheadle have been given priority by Staffordshire County Council for road surfacing and structural work following reports by Cheadle Town councillors; Railings and wall on Leek Road which are damaged; damaged kerbs at Watt Place, 16 kerb stones need to be replaced and this has been added to the work schedule as a priority item; road defects in Tean Road outside A and A Silencers.

Cheadle county councillor Mark Deaville said: "Good progress is being made on road and footway defects."

THE date for the next Cheadle Police Liaison Panel will take place on Tuesday, January 28, at Cheadle Police Station in Charles Street, Cheadle.

CHEADLE Town Council is hosting a meeting to discuss the possibility of setting up a joint Cheadle Events Committee on Monday, January 27, at 7pm. Venue will be confirmed at a later date. The meeting is open to all interested parties and members of the community are welcome.

A NEW website for the North Staffordshire Community Rail Partnership recently went live.

www.northstaffsrail.org.uk is the new site which features information about the partnership's projects to develop the North Staffordshire Line through Uttoxeter and Blythe Bridge.

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