People urged to help shape future of pharmacy services in Staffordshire

Residents are being asked to have their say on what they want from Staffordshire pharmacies to help shape the services they provide.

Abbotsholme School pupils gain seven golds

Abbotsholme School Students Duke of Edinburgh 2014

Seven Abbotsholme pupils visited London recently to meet HRH Prince Edward and to be presented with their Gold Duke of Edinburgh awards.

JCB digs deep to help save iconic Wedgwood Collection

JCB John Bamford and James Leavesley with Wedgwood Portland vase

JCB has pledged £100,000 to the appeal to raise £2.74 million to save the Wedgwood Collection, leaving just under £450,000 still left to be raised.

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Charity cycle ride for Dad and other WWII heroes

Breeze Ride - Oct 14

A local woman is to get on the saddle of a bike to cycle from London to Paris for the Royal British Legion’s Pedal to Paris ride, in memory of her dad, Jim.

Alton WI supporting local entrepreneurs

Justin Philips from Heath House and from Rupert Evans from Denstone Hall Farm and Shop have both entertained and informed Alton Women’s Institute with tours and talks this October.

Guy Fawkes Parade planned for 40th event anniversary

Uttoxeter Lions Bonfire Guys 40th Anniversary

Local schoolchildren from across Uttoxeter are being asked to make forty Guys for Uttoxeter’s fortieth annual Bonfire and Fireworks Display which will take place on Saturday 8th November.

Abbotsholme Pre-Prep rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted

Abbotsholme Pre-Prep Ofsted 2014 2

Abbotsholme Pre-Prep School has received an ‘Outstanding’ rating from Ofsted across all areas in a recent inspection which took place in mid-September.

New education partnership launched for town

Uttoxeter First Schools Partnership Picknalls Tynsel Parkes St Marys

Three Uttoxeter town schools have come together to launch a legal partnership to provide the very best educational outcome for the children of the town.

Recycle your old phones for good causes

Lions International Logo

Uttoxeter Lions Club is asking people to rummage through their bedroom drawers and kitchen cupboards and donate their old mobiles to help good causes.

Super-forces no answer to tight police budgets

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

East Staffordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Matthew Ellis, says that calls to scrap local police forces and replace them with huge regional ‘super-forces’ would be the death knell for the most local policing in all but theory.