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  • Annual Statement of Accounts

    Welcome to our Annual Statement of Accounts for the year ended 31st March 2016. These accounts, along with the notes, explain how we spent your council tax and other sources of funding on providing services throughout the year.  A copy of the draft statements and details of the public’s right to inspect and query them can be found by following the link below.

    View the accounts here.

  • Cornhill Consultation

    Consultation 4th July - 27th July 2016

    Local residents and other members of the community are invited to drop-in to the reception of Moorlands House, Stockwell Street Leek, ST13 6HQ  to view early stage proposals for development at Cornhill East. Feedback forms will be available on adjacent table and these can be handed into reception.

    The display board information is also attached below as a pdf document

  • ‘Business in the Moorlands’ funding support & Cornhill consultation

    An information & consultation event is scheduled for 12th July to let local firms know about new grants and to consult on draft proposals for new business accommodation at Cornhill.
    The purpose of event which takes place at Westwood Golf Club, Newcastle Road, Leek ST13 7AA  between 4.00pm-6.00pm is to inform local businesses about new grants which are being launched in the next few weeks, business support is available to help firms with their business planning and to listen to local firms about issues effecting them.

  • Building skills to keep heritage crafts alive

    If you’ve ever fancied trying your hand at building a dry stone wall then a course taking place next month will really let you leave your mark on the local landscape.

    Dry stone walling is an ancient rural craft typical of the Moorlands and well-built walls can last up to 80 years before they need rebuilding. Staffordshire Moorlands District Council is offering people the chance to keep this heritage art alive this summer – and leave a legacy for future generations into the bargain.

  • Antiques Valuation Day

    Antiques Valuation Day

    Saturday 4th June

    11am – 3pm

    Bring your antiques to the Art Gallery of the Nicholson Institute for valuation - hosted by celebrity antiques expert Charles Hanson.

    The BBC Bargain Hunt and Antiques Road Trip expert is also the Managing Director, Valuer & Auctioneer at Hansons Auctioneers in Etwall, Derbyshire.

    £3.00 per item valued - all proceeds to Charles Hanson's chosen charity.

    Nicholson Museum & Art Gallery

    Phone 01538 483741

  • Magical sword on display at Nicholson Museum

    King Arthur’s magical sword will be on display in Leek this Saturday (28 May) for one day only as part of the ‘Magical Moorlands’ Exhibition at the town’s Nicholson Museum and Art Gallery.

    Especially hand-made for the British fantasy feature film Arthur& Merlin, which features several locations in the Staffordshire Moorlands, it is a replica of a sword found in a Welsh marsh using Celtic techniques made by specialist craftsmen.

  • Green delivery crowning glory for Biddulph bowlers

    Biddulph’s new bowling green and pavilion have been officially handed over to the town’s Bowling and Recreation Club following completion of the £750,000 project.

    The high-quality development has been provided by Staffordshire Moorlands District Council as part of its commitment to improving opportunities for Moorlands residents to take part in a variety of sporting activity.

    As part of their plans to involve people of all ages, the Club’s experienced players and local coach, Carol Hornsby, are working with Year 7 pupils from Woodhouse Academy.

  • EU Referendum - Results announced

    A referendum on whether we should remain in the European Union was held on Thursday 23rd June 2016.

    Staffordshire Moorlands has had a 74.4% turn out meaning 59793 people attended the polling stations accross the Moorlands.

    Results for Staffordshire Moorlands

    Remain 21,076

    Leave 38,684

  • PCC Election Results
  • Want to know what’s happening at Halls Road play area?

    Then join us at Halls Road car park in Biddulph on Tuesday 3 May between midday and 5pm  when we’ll be sharing more information about the plans for a new all-ages play area.

    People will have the chance to come and see the plans for the new area, take a look at the equipment that is to be installed and find out more about when the work will start, how long it will take and when the new facilities will be open.

    Hope to see you there!

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