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By the end of the month it will officially be spring and the nature around us is starting to reflect that change. Trees budding, the first flowers making their collective presence known, recolouring the palette of our gardens. Lighter evenings, … Continue reading
I know it barely feels like Christmas and Epiphany is done with but get ready for another one of the big church seasons because Lent begins with Ash Wednesday on the 22nd February. Lent is the season when the church … Continue reading
Thursday the 8th of September 2022 is a day many of us will never forget. The death of Queen Elizabeth II has stunned the nation. As I type, people are queuing in London, hoping to pay their respects at Westminster … Continue reading
Reopening today at 12 midday today with Mark and Vicky at the helm!
A couple of weeks ago I went to a live event. A live event where there were other actual people present. The people weren’t sat at home in their pyjamas with mugs of tea in their hand. No, the people … Continue reading
I love autumn! I don’t know what you think about autumn, but for me it’s a season of beauty and change. The colours of autumn, reds, oranges, browns – wonderful. Before we lived in Madeley we lived on the south … Continue reading
Here in Madeley we’re lucky enough to be surrounded by fields and countryside, so it’s reasonable to get the odd countryside smell now and again, but recently many people in Madeley Heath and throughout Madeley have been noticing a new unpleasant smell, which is coming from the landfill at Walley’s quarry in Silverdale.
This is becoming noticeable from miles away from the site in each direction, depending on the wind, with those in Silverdale, Knutton and Newcastle being subjected to intolerable levels of stench. Staff at the hospital at the other side of Newcastle have been complaining.
In order that this is properly reported and the magnitude of the problem is conveyed to the authorities, if you smell a pong (usually characterised as a rotten-eggs kind of smell) please report it to the Environment Agency, and Newcastle council, using the links here: https://stopthestink.uk/
There are proposals to develop the old Madeley Manor into a number of 3+4 storey apartment blocks, to provide 52 apartments.
While development of the existing buildings which used to be a care home is reasonable, there are a range of reasons why this development as it is proposed may be a problem.
Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council have an objection page for you to note down your comments.
Some objections and details have been provided in a document you can download and print here (ideal if you need to share with someone without internet access.)Continue reading
The Parish Church Council is delighted to say that the Wardens of the two parishes have been authorised to announce that: Subject to the required safeguarding checks, the Bishop of Lichfield has appointed the Revd. Tim Watson, currently Leesland Pioneer … Continue reading