Bramshall Park Arboretum is now completed

Thomas Alleyne's Students with Councillor Geoff Morrison and Steve Shields

Thomas Alleynes High School students have completed phase 2 of the Arboretum Project in Bramshall Road Park, with the support of many local organisations.

Oh crumbs! Biscuit factory shop closes doors to public

Al Jay Weedon Fox's Biscuits working to save shop from closure

A shop that has served the community for the last three years has closed its doors, but could it remain open with more support from local shoppers?

New wellbeing project will help young people

Logo of Art & Soul Friendship Group

Young people aged 13-19 years from the Uttoxeter area are to benefit from a new Young Person’s Wellbeing Project, led by mental health charity Art & Soul.

Quality entries for Uttoxeter’s Midlands Grand National

Uttoxeter Racecourse Betfred Midlands Grand National 2015

The 2015 Midlands Grand National promises to be an exciting day, and boasts a line-up of top weights including Ipsos du Berlais, Bose Ikard and If In Doubt.

Golden Oldies: charity’s founder visits Staffordshire

Uttoxeter Goldies with founder Grenville Jones 180215

Grenville Jones, founder of the Golden Oldies meets up with volunteers from Uttoxeter’s ‘Sing & Smile’ group and Uttoxeter MP Andrew Griffiths.

Staffordshire Taser approach is most rigorous in the country

Photo of Matthew Ellis, Staffordshire's Police & Crime Commissioner

Commenting about the use of Tasers, Police and Crime Commissioner Matthew Ellis said Staffordshire’s approach is the most rigorous in the country.

Uttoxeter Bulls take on Aberystwyth in first friendly

Uttoxeter Basketball Session

The Uttoxeter Bulls Seniors have their first friendly basketball match at Aberystwyth against the local university team, the first of many mtaches planned.

£1 books with World Book Day celebrations

World Book Day 2015 Logo

Children are being urged to join in celebrations for World Book Day. Youngsters will receive a £1 book token, available from schools and libraries.

Mad March Melee marches into Marchington

Marchington Melee 5 at the Dog & Partridge

The fifth ‘Marchington Melee’ beer festival takes place this March at the Dog & Partridge pub in Marchington, with more than twenty real ales and ciders available throughout the event.

Learn how a major health project can ‘improve lives’ in East Staffordshire

NHS Logo

People in Uttoxeter still have a chance to learn more about a major programme to transform services for patients at a public event a Uttoxeter Racecourse.

Get your free Home Fire Risk Check

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Logo

Residents of Uttoxeter are being encouraged to have a free Home Fire Risk Check following the death of a woman in a house fire on Ashbourne Road.

Parish council calls for community action on speeding

Stramshall Road Sign

A parish council is looking for volunteers from the community to set up Community Speed Watch schemes in Bramshall and Stramshall.

Latest News

Kingstone WI: Sex, Flies and Sticky Tape

Womens Institute Logo

Dr Graeme Jones gave an interesting talk at the recent meeting of the Kingstone Women’s Institute about how insects communicate with each other.

Forum 50+: great local schemes and a parliamentary election hustings

Peter Edginton Uttoxeter Forum 50 Plus

Peter Edginton, Chairman of Uttoxeter’s Forum 50+, reports back on the recent February meeting and the interesting talks given by local charities and schemes, and the possibility of a joint parliamentary election hustings.

Toyota Challenge: students working with industry

JCB Academy Jake Ball, Joe Davey, George Mooney and Nick Holden Toyota Challenge

The Toyota Challenge is one of the key challenges undertaken by the students at The JCB Academy, put together with staff from Toyota Manufacturing UK.

Jon Wheale: Congratulations to ESBC on Uttoxeter’s leisure centre

Jon Wheale at the new Changing Places changing room at Uttoxeter Leisure Centre

Labour’s Prospective Parliamentary Candidate, Jon Wheale gives us his first impressions on the new leisure centre in Uttoxeter.

The life of Riley – as a councillor

Andrew Riley Uttoxeter January 2014

Andrew Riley, a Town and Borough Councillor for the Heath Ward in Uttoxeter, tells us of some of his experiences since being elected, and why he loves working for the town he loves.

Uttoxeter Ladies! Why not take up cycling this year?

Breeze Ride - Oct 14

Ladies across the Uttoxeter area are being encouraged to take up cycling in 2015, and particularly, to sign up for Breeze Bike Rides.

Drunken Robins and Battered Fish

Womens Institute Logo

Cake decorating tips, a novel raffle draw, and a party with live music are just some of the happenings at Kingstone WI in December and January.

Uttoxeter Bulls: a year in review

Uttoxeter Bulls Basketball Club Logo

Uttoxeter basketball club, the Uttoxeter Bulls, write with an update on their last year of planning and implementing this new, popular sports club.

Cycling enthusiasts meet over Christmas

Forty-three Uttoxeter Cycling Club members at the Barton Marina Tea Rooms in Burton for the Christmas Mince Pie Run 2014

Members from Uttoxeter Cycling Club met over the Christmas period to take part in their inaugural Mince Pie Run, and then on Boxing Day to work off their Christmas dinner.

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.


Ladies Only: Eight Week Walk-to-Run Beginner Course

07/01/2015 – 04/03/2015, 10:45am – 11:35am
Bramshall Road Park, Uttoxeter, ST14 7PF

Mayor’s Charity Indoor Market Day

04/03/2015, 9:00am – 3:00pm
Uttoxeter Town Hall, Uttoxeter, ST14 7HP

Improving Lives Public Event

04/03/2015, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Cinema: Shaun The Sheep (U)

27/02/2015 – 05/03/2015, 12:05pm
Cinebowl i-Skate, Uttoxeter, ST14 8AZ

Cinema: The Second Best Marigold Hotel (PG)

27/02/2015 – 05/03/2015, 12:40pm
Cinebowl i-Skate, Uttoxeter, ST14 8AZ

Cinema: Focus (15)

27/02/2015 – 05/03/2015, 4:25pm
Cinebowl i-Skate, Uttoxeter, ST14 8AZ

Cinema: Kingsman: Secret Service (15)

27/02/2015 – 05/03/2015, 5:50pm
Cinebowl i-Skate, Uttoxeter, ST14 8AZ

Ducasse Trio Concert

05/03/2015, 6:00pm
Abbotsholme School, Uttoxeter, ST14 5BS

Cinema: Fifty Shades Of Grey (18)

27/02/2015 – 05/03/2015, 8:35pm
Cinebowl i-Skate, Uttoxeter, ST14 8AZ

Italian Night at Indulgence Coffee Lounge

06/03/2015, 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Indulgence Coffee Lounge, Uttoxeter, ST14 8HP

Mark Clay as Elvis at the Romans Bar

07/03/2015, 9:00pm
Rocester Football Club, Uttoxeter, ST14 5JX

Marchington Melee 5

05/03/2015 – 08/03/2015, 12:00pm
The Dog and Partridge, Uttoxeter, ST14 8LJ

What's On

A year on: Jon Wheale praises Labour and Independent Councillors

Jon Wheale of the Labour Party outside East Staffordshire Borough Council

Jon Wheale congratulates Labour and Independent councillors on East Staffordshire Borough Council on their good governance and good financial management.

The race for ESBC and free car parking in Uttoxeter

Free car parking is essential for the health of Uttoxeter town centre, says Graeme Jones, and must be introduced within six months of the local elections.

Rotary Club thanks Uttoxeter for being so generous

Dave Brown President of the Uttoxeter Rotary Club Christmas 2014

Dave Brown, President of the local Rotarians, writes to thank Uttoxeter for their generosity over the last few months, with £1000s being raised for local good causes.

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

Staffordshire County Council Logo Knot

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.


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.

Career Opportunities at JCB

Blue Arrow, on behalf of JCB, is currently seeking experienced personnel for areas such as MIG Welders, Paint Sprayers, Fork Lift Drivers, and more.

Casual Vacancies at Uttoxeter Racecourse

Uttoxeter Racecourse requires motivated and organised individuals for a range of casual hospitality roles, including Front-of-House Assistants, Supervisors and Team Leaders and more.

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.

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.

Job Vacancies

Little Hands Music

Little Hands Music children

Learn how to help your young baby or toddler, with their speech, listening, rhythm, as well as singing and dancing. Then come along to Little Hands Music.

Abbots Bromley Indoor Bowls Club

Abbots Bromley Indoor Bowls Club offers a great opportunity for you to take part in a fun, entertaining sport; and the chance to meet new people in your area.

Marchington Community Shop

Marchington Community Shop

Marchington Community Shop is shop run by the community for the community offering a wide range of excellent produce and local services.

Gym & Tonic

Gym & Tonic provide you with the support and motivation to help you achieve more, with regular personalised programmes to help you achieve your goals.

Hyperion Electrical Contractors Ltd

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

Martin Blencowe

Martin Blencowe is Labour East Staffordshire Borough Councillor for Heath Ward, and also sits as a Heath Ward Councillor on Uttoxeter Town Council.

High View Cottage B&B

High View Cottage Bed and Breakfast

High View Cottage is a 4 star listed B&B in the Staffordshire countryside on the outskirts of Uttoxeter, with five en suite rooms, each with its own access.

Rose Kitchens

Rose Kitchens

Make your kitchen the heart of your home – Rose Kitchens are experts at creating kitchens with that personal touch. Classic or contemporary styling.

John Rackham

John Rackham UKIP Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Lichfield Constituency

John Rackham is UKIP’s Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Lichfield. He is the licensee of The King’s Head Public House in Bird Street, Lichfield.


Photo of Cinebowl-i-Skate Uttoxeter

Cinebowl-i-Skate in Uttoxeter offers a unique experience of being able to watch a film, bowl and ice skate all under one roof. With fantastic prices for the family and excellent combo-deals, you can have a great day at Cinebowl-i-Skate.

Acorn Audio Visual Hire

Acorn Audio Visual Hire

Front and rear projection including sound systems.

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.