Uttoxeter end-of-life-care hub wins £197,000 grant

Uttoxeter Palliative Care Hub Team Sarah Riches, Zdzislaw Krupski, Sally Whitmore and Peter Coffin

A project to improve end-of-life care for local people in Uttoxeter has been awarded £197,000 by the Heath Big Local to help it get off the ground.

Christmas Refuse and Recycling Arrangements

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Residents across Uttoxeter who have refuse collections on Thursday or Friday will see their collection day altered for the festive period of 2014/2015.

Dazzling duo light up streets for charity

Shawn Sanbrooke and David Roberts Christmas Lights Switch On Stramshall and Uttoxeter

David Robert of Uttoxeter, and Shawn Sanbrooke of Stramshall put on great Christmas light and sound displays to entertain and raise money for good causes.

Uttoxeter to keep its three-tier school system

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Campaigners are in jubilant mood following an announcement that no more action will be taken on investigating changing the area’s school system.

Staffordshire Young Farmers get into the festive spirit

A busy night at the Staffordshire YFC's Very Vintage Christmas Fayre

Staffordshire Young Farmers held their second Very Vintage Christmas Fayre at the County Showground recently with over 260 people attending.

Abbotsholme School to commemorate the Christmas Truce 100 years on

Abbotsholme School near Uttoxeter celebrates the Christmas Truce

Abbotsholme School commemorates the Christmas Truce 100 years on. Pupils, parents, staff and friends will be gathering together to remember this unique event.

Fundraisers present cheque to Kyreigh

Uttoxeter Lions and Uttoxeter Rotary Club present a cheque for over £7000 to Kyreigh and Sasha O'Regan at Uttoxeter's Christmas Cracker 2014

The rain didn’t dampen the spirits of local fund-raisers as they celebrated their part in helping Kyreigh O’Regan reach his goal.

Christmas fever at Denstone Prep with school nativity

Sam Cross and Tilly Draycott play Mary and Joseph, respectively, at Denstone Preparatory School, Near Uttoxeter.

Denstone College Preparatory School held its Nativity for Pre-Prep and Nursery pupils. Entitled ‘The Best Gift Of All,’ and was written by Sue Edmonds.

Santa gets ready for his tour of the town

Uttoxeter Rotary Club members give Santa's Sleigh an MOT

Youngsters will be getting a visit from Santa in the coming week as part of a charity drive, giving them a chance to talk about their Christmas wishes.

Specialist help for Uttoxeter business crime victims

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With a third of business crimes going unreported, victims in Uttoxeter are to get free expert support and guidance to help them back on their feet.

‘Pub of the Month’ Christmas present for The Blythe Inn

CAMRA Heart of Staffordshire Branch Chairman, Neil Butler, presenting the Pub of the Month trophy to Tracy Rees, owner of The Blythe Inn near Kingstone

The Blythe Inn at The Blythe near Kingstone, has been voted ‘Pub of the Month’ for December. With its excellent beers and great food, a visit is a must.

Kit sponsorship for winning junior football team

JCB Lakeside Juniors Under 13s in their new kit, sponsored by HGV Direct, with representative from the company, Colin Prime

JCB Lakeside Juniors Under 13s thank HGV Direct for the sponsorship of their new kit. The team has won all matches played so far and top their league.

Latest News

Councillor Ben Adams: Three-tier system is safe and will be developed

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County Cabinet Member for Learning and Skills, Ben Adams, writes saying the council has listened and that Uttoxeter will keep its three-tier school system.

Housing: there’s no need to destroy our green land

Land at Roycroft Farm of Bramshall Road Uttoxeter

Fred Hopwood from Transition Uttoxeter argues a new approach to housing needs to be developed, based on new research on housing development in the UK.

Windsor Park Governors: Pyramid of Schools offers benefits to children

Windsor Park Middle School Sign

Governors at Windsor Park Middle School say a move to a two-tier system of schools in Uttoxeter will do more harm than good for pupils, and favour the current Pyramid of Schools option.

Letter: Save the middle schools

Uttoxeter Campaigners for Uttoxeter Pyramid of Schools

A letter on keeping the three-tier middle school system in Uttoxeter from a parent to County Councillor Ben Adams, Cabinet member for Learning and Skills.

Appeal for auction items for little Imogen

Imogen Evans Eight Years Old Uttoxeter

Faye Mawer is a key fundraiser and organiser for Fundraising for Imogen, and she is putting out an appeal for prizes for an upcoming fundraiser.

Letters

Goldies – Christmas Sing-a-Long

23/12/2014, 11:00am – 1:00pm
Uttoxeter Methodist Church, Uttoxeter, ST14 7JQ

Holy Communion & Crib Service

24/12/2014, 6:00pm
St Mary the Virgin Church, Uttoxeter, ST14 8AW

Christmas Day Holy Communion

25/12/2014, 8:00am
St Mary the Virgin Church, Uttoxeter, ST14 8AW

Holy Communion

28/12/2014, 8:00am
St Mary the Virgin Church, Uttoxeter, ST14 8AW

Macca Darts Knockout

29/12/2014, 1:30pm
Rocester Football Club, Uttoxeter, ST14 5JX

New Year’s Eve Raceday

31/12/2014, 10:00am – 3:40pm
Uttoxeter Racecourse, Uttoxeter, ST14 8BD

Blythe Inn: New Year’s Eve Party

31/12/2014, 7:00pm
The Blythe Inn, Uttoxeter, ST18 0LT

Michael Swales – Denstone & District Garden Guild

05/01/2015, 7:45pm
Denstone Village Hall, Uttoxeter, ST14 5HR

JCB Academy Open Morning

13/01/2015, 8:30am – 10:00am
JCB Academy, Uttoxeter, ST14 5JX

JCB Academy Open Morning

15/01/2015, 8:30am – 10:00am
JCB Academy, Uttoxeter, ST14 5JX

JCB Academy Open Evening

15/01/2015, 4:30pm – 6:30pm
JCB Academy, Uttoxeter, ST14 5JX

Boris Giltburg piano recital

23/01/2015, 8:00pm
Abbotsholme School, Uttoxeter, ST14 5BS

What's On

Saturday Soccer Centre

Saturday, 10:00am – 11:50am
Windsor Park Middle School, Uttoxeter, ST14 7JX

World War I: Fallen Heroes Exhibition

Monday, 10:00am – 4:00pm
Redfern’s Cottage: Museum of Uttoxeter Life, Uttoxeter, ST14 8EU

Player Development Skills Sessions – Block 3

Tuesday, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Thomas Alleyne’s High School, Uttoxeter, ST14 8DU

Uttoxeter Army Cadets

Monday, 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Oldfields Hall Middle School, Uttoxeter, ST14 7PL

Uttoxeter Cycling Club: Tuesday Rides

Tuesday, 6:30pm
Bradley House Club, Uttoxeter, ST14 7QA

Uttoxeter Army Cadets

Thursday, 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Oldfields Hall Middle School, Uttoxeter, ST14 7PL

Hanbury & Draycott Women’s Institute Meetings

Tuesday, 7:30pm
Hanbury Memorial Hall, Burton upon Trent, DE13 8TJ

Abbots Bromley Indoor Bowls Club

Sunday, 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Abbots Bromley Village Hall, Rugeley, WS15 3DB

Abbots Bromley Indoor Bowls Club

Tuesday, 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Abbots Bromley Village Hall, Rugeley, WS15 3DB

Hartbeeps Sensory Musical Classes

Wednesday, 10:00am – 1:00pm
Denstone College Preparatory School, Uttoxeter, ST14 8NS

Player Development Skills Sessions – Block 2

Tuesday, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Thomas Alleyne’s High School, Uttoxeter, ST14 8DU

Uttoxeter Cycling Club: Sunday Rides

Sunday, 8:30am
Bradley House Club, Uttoxeter, ST14 7QA

Regular Events

Kimberley-Rose and team make little princesses feel special

Kimberley-Rose's Enchanted Entertainment at Stramshall Village Hall near Uttoxeter, entertaining little princesses and raising money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation

Kimberley-Rose and a team of willing volunteers have brought smiles to little princesses’ faces whilst also raising money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Uttoxeter women in business: ‘Six Steps to Serenity’ over the festive period

Burton and District Chamber of Commerce ‘Women in Business’ event at Hoar Cross Hall Spa Hotel. Featuring, Kate Young wellbeing coach, Melaney Doyle career coach and organised by Carol Sewell.

Breaking down Barriers to Success with the Experts, at the Burton and District Chamber of Commerce, ‘Women in Business’ festive event.

Bowcock & Pursaill Solicitors: one year on

Bowcock and Pursaill Uttoxeter opening in 2013

Bowcock & Pursaill Solicitors has become settled in Carter Street, Uttoxeter. Rob Fearnley and his team report back on their warm welcome to the town.

Uttoxeter’s Bell Ringers: heard but not seen

Uttoxeter St Mary's Bell Ringers Dennis Bennett, Jennifer Homer, Paul Griffiths, Christopher Wilde, Norman Bailey and Mark Goodwin

There’s an active and skilled group of people in Uttoxeter that you don’t often see, but you hear from them very frequently. They’re Uttoxeter’s bell ringers.

Just hours left to have your say on future of Uttoxeter’s schools

Carole Postlethwaite Three-Tier Schools Petition Uttoxeter

People are being encouraged to have their say on the future of Uttoxeter schools in what are the final hours of a survey from Staffordshire County Council.

Women’s Institute: The Story of the Ghurkas

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Personal insight from Margaret Cross into her husband’s career with the Ghurkas, and her fundraising work for the Ghurka Welfare Trust.

School reorganisation: listen to children’s views too

Loss of three-tier schools newspaper article

David Bown recounts his experience of a school merger that took place when he was a pupil, and says it is important the views of the children are heard too.

Symptoms of mental distress? Changes is here for you!

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Uttoxeter service Changes offers support to people who are experiencing symptoms of mental distress through support sessions and social events.

Women’s Institute: Policing and the Blue Cross

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At the October and November meetings of Hanbury and Draycott Women’s Institute, talks were given on policing from a young woman’s perspective and the Blue Cross.

Farm to Fork Trails are a big hit with children

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Staff from Tesco in Uttoxeter have this year led thirty-two Farm to Fork Trails for children from the area’s schools and Rainbows, and are now looking to work with more groups in the new year.

The message is clear – have your say on middle schools proposals

Uttoxeter Campaigners for Uttoxeter Pyramid of Schools

Uttoxeter residents are being urged to ‘have your say’ on the future of middle schools, following the publication of two options by the county council.

Jon Wheale’s concerns over county’s ‘penny-pinching’ school reforms

John Wheale Labour Prospective Parliamentary Candidate

Uttoxeter’s Labour parliamentary hopeful, Jon Wheale, has expressed caution over Conservative plans to abolish the three-tier school system in the area.

Articles

Care and Support Worker Vacancies

Mediline is an independent, professional care company providing care and support to people in their own homes. We are looking for Care and Support workers to join our busy team.

Refuse-Recycling Sorter Wanted

Boultons Skip Hire in Bramshall, Uttoxeter is seeking a Refuse/Recycling Sorter to join our family-run company.

Class 2 Driver Wanted

Boultons Skip Hire in Bramshall, Uttoxeter is seeking a Class 2 Driver to join our family-run company.

RGN – Registered General Nurse

Due to an increase in specialist care packages Medline Carers and Nurses need to increase the size of their qualified nursing team, to work with clients based in Staffordshire & Derbyshire.

Casual bar, hospitality & catering staff required at Uttoxeter Racecourse

Uttoxeter Racecourse has several temporary vacancies for Restaurant Managers, Front of House Assistants – Bar, Hospitality & Catering, Supervisors/Team Leaders -Bar, Hospitality & Catering, Cellar Co-ordinators/Supervisors, and Kitchen Porters.

Accounts Assistant/Semi-Senior Accountant

McGinnis Loy Associates is proud to be working with a regional Accounting firm in the East Midlands who are looking to recruit a permanent Accounts Assistant/Semi-Senior Accountant, ideally with at least 3 years management accounting experience for a position in their Uttoxeter offices.

Job Vacancies

Indulgence Coffee Lounge

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Come on down to the Indulgence Coffee Lounge today for freshly ground coffee beans, incredible homemade cakes, gluten free homemade meals and snacks made from locally sourced ingredients.

Andrew Griffiths

Andrew Griffiths is Member of Parliament for the Burton & Uttoxeter Constituency.

JEM Law Ltd

Jem Law Ltd

We are based in Uttoxeter and provide legal advice to private and commercial clients. Appointments available 7 days per week both daytime and evening.

Hyperion Electrical Contractors Ltd

Hyperion Electrical is a local electrical contractor company based in Uttoxeter experienced in commercial, industrial, domestic and agricultural sectors.

Bluebird Care

Bluebird Care is a provider of quality care at home and work with customers and their families who require social care in the home.

Domesticity

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Professional cleaning service providing cleaning within homes, businesses, and sit-ins for when you are on holiday.

Schoolcraft Ltd

Schoolcraft Logo Uttoxeter

We supply art & craft materials throughout the UK to schools and nurseries, but also have a shop open to the public where customers are very welcome to browse and get creative.

Redfern’s Cottage – Museum of Uttoxeter Life

Redfern's Cottage in Carter Street Uttoxeter

Redfern’s Cottage, Museum of Uttoxeter Life has a long and colourful past. Sharing the community’s stories and conserving its past for generations to come.

Small Talk Speech and Language Therapy

Private speech therapy for children in and around Staffordshire.

Uttoxeter Lions Club

Ordinary People: Amazing Things. Lions are men and women who organise charity and community events, and serve their community.

Rotary Club of Uttoxeter

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Members of the local Rotary Club volunteer their time and use their skills to improve the lives of others, while having great fun in the process.

Starlights Disco

Starlights Disco

Quality mobile disco in the local area.

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