The Cheadle and Tean Times has been publishing newspapers weekly in the town since 1896. The only family run and independent newspaper in North Staffordshire, it is also fondly known by townsfolk as 'The Stunner.'

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The weekly Cheadle Post & Times and the daily Sentinel newspapers also cover the town. Local radio stations are Signal 1 and Signal 2 from Stoke-on-Trent and BBC Radio Stoke. Community station Moorlands Radio covers the town from Leek.

This picture, sent to us by reader Alice Loftus, shows the car on fire outside the bank a short time ago.

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“A car has hit another and set on fire.”

The incident is causing delays on bus services which use the road.

In the Senior School this involves an introduction in the Lower and Upper School to as many subjects as possible, leading to guided choices towards balanced provision for each pupil, keeping as many options open for as long as feasible. We aim to explore the talents of each pupil, and then these talents can be pursued in appropriate subject combinations, encouraging students to extend their intellectual capacities as far as possible. 

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British Transport Police say the incident is not being treated as suspicious

In the first millennium, Romans occupied the area, and their coins have been discovered. During the 7th century St. Chad preached in the area,[2] and a stone cross dedicated to him was found close to the confluence of the River Mersey and Micker Brook in 1873.[3] This area became known as Chedle, a corruption of Chad' Hill.

It is unclear whether the robbers escaped with any money.

This video shows the scale of the cordon on Cheadle High Street.

There has been human occupation in the area that is now Cheadle since prehistoric times.[citation needed] The earliest evidence of civilisation is of burial mounds dating from the iron age, belonging to Celts who occupied Britain. Later, the area was occupied by Brigantes, whose activity was discovered in the form of axe fragments.

Cheadle High Street is closed while police deal with the incident.

Cheadle High School also operates an internet radio station for the local area, which has shows presented and produced by the high school radio.

Inspector David Fulton, of GMP’s Stockport borough, said:

In the Brookhouses area of Cheadle in 1725, the Cheadle Brass and Copper Company started production, transferring to the Oakamoor area 100 years later under the company name Thomas Patten. It was bought in 1851 by Thomas Bolton of Birmingham. In 1890 Bolton’s opened a factory at Froghall and the Oakamoor works were eventually closed in 1963.

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St Giles' Catholic Church opened in 1846. Its 200 feet (61 m) spire still dominates the town today.[3] It was built by Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin, who was commissioned by John Talbot, 16th Earl of Shrewsbury to create a church that "would have no rival". To achieve his aim, Talbot gave Pugin unlimited resources with which to build it.[4][5] The church is more commonly known as 'Pugin's Gem', and is the centre of a local tourist event known as 'Discover the Secret'.

Cecilly Brook Local Nature Reserve is in the centre of town. It is one of the most important breeding sites for water voles in Staffordshire.[7] There are 42 acres of landscaped lakes at the JCB factory. Local leisure facilities are at Cheadle Recreation Ground and South Moorlands Leisure Centre.

This dramatic picture, sent into us by a reader, shows one of the robbers leaving the bank carrying a CHAINSAW.

Police have put out an appeal after the bank robbery in Cheadle earlier today.

Police were called to Lloyds Bank, on the High Street, shortly after 9.15am on Friday morning.

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Video footage shows two cars pulled up outside the bank during the incident at the Lloyds Bank, which happened shortly after 9.15am.

In addition to Pugin, William Morris influenced much of the art and architecture of Cheadle and there is a William Morris town trail of his buildings.

The first motor car arrived in Cheadle in 1903, and the first licensed omnibus service – Cheadle to Longton – commenced in January 1914.

Abney Hall is a late Victorian hall from 1847 and is the old Cheadle town hall, though is now used for offices. It is surrounded by parkland which is open to the public all year round and features some of the only wetlands left in Stockport.

It reversed and smashed into the bank a second time before two men got out of the vehicle wearing ski-masks and dark clothing.

The fire service were called to deal with a separate car fire nearby involving a 4x4.

He grew up in Stockport, Greater Manchester and has worked in the local newspaper industry for 27 years.

Cheadle is an historic market town dating back to Anglo-Saxon times, being referred to in the Domesday Book.[2] It was (and still is, but not for administrative purposes) in the historic Staffordshire Hundred of Totmonslow; nowadays it is part of the Staffordshire Moorlands area.

Cheadle is a base for exploring the Peak District National Park area, which is popular with walkers and rock climbers. Surrounded by lofty hills, Cheadle is the gateway to the wooded Churnet Valley and the Staffordshire Moorlands. It is also around 1 mile (1.6 km) from the Alton Towers Resort.

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It is unknown at this stage if this was the getaway vehicle.

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In 1798, 10 weavers houses were built. The weavers lived downstairs and the looms for the manufacture of tape were upstairs. By the 1820s the looms were transferred into a factory in Tape Street. This tape factory closed in 1972, and is now a shop. In 1851 silk and narrow fabric mills were built in Cheadle. They employed hundreds of operatives, and closed in 1981.

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High Street in both directions closed, between Manchester Road and Wilmslow Road.