Krizevac: Uttoxeter volunteers achieve huge success

Staff and Volunteers from the Krizevac Project in Uttoxeter January 2015

The work of a team of fantastic volunteers at The Krizevac Project in Uttoxeter is helping people from Malawi in Africa get out of poverty through education and training.

Uttoxeter’s Poppy Appeal smashes previous record

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The Poppy Appeal in Uttoxeter has seen a record year of donations so far, but organisers say there’s still time to give and get involved to help raise more money for the cause.

New science prize awarded at Abbotsholme School

Max Bettson-Burdett of Abbotsholme School

A science award that helps towards the cost of further scientific study, and named after an inspirational teacher, has been given to a Uttoxeter student.

Business owners offered free legal advice

Bowcock and Pursaill Uttoxeter opening in 2013

Business owners across Uttoxeter have a chance to access free legal advice at an event being hosted by Staffordshire solicitors Bowcock & Pursaill.

Staniland hat-trick adds to eight-goal thriller

Rocester’s Romans secured a win at the weekend with a two goal lead over Dunkirk, in part thanks to a hat-trick from Scott Staniland.

One Man – 50 Hours – Locked in for Autism

Luke Martin outside Tesco Uttoxeter, helping to raise awareness of autism and the Caudwell Children charity

A man from Denstone has agreed to spend fifty hours locked in a glass box in order to raise awareness of autism and the work of charity, Caudwell Children.

Do you have a name for the new Hermitage Care Hub?

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

Providers for a new care hub in the grounds of the Hermitage in Uttoxeter are asking for suggestions on what the facility should be called. Do you have any thoughts? Get in touch.

Experienced mental ill health in your youth?

Logo of Art & Soul Friendship Group

A mental health charity in Uttoxeter is calling on young people, their parents or carers to complete a short survey. The survey will help Art and Soul gather much needed data and evidence to support an application to run a pilot scheme in the area.

The journey of success continues for local travel agency

Uttoxeter's Travel Agency Journeys a la Carte team Mel Sallis, Sarah Williams and Claire Hunt at the AITO Agents All Stars Awards

Award winning travel agency Journeys a la Carte has scooped yet another award for their excellent customer service and attention to detail.

Maintenance merge plans could save almost £1 million

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

In a drive to deliver value for money and better services, plans are being put forward to merge vehicle maintenance between two key Staffordshire service providers.

Students develop key skills at Standon Bowers

Windsor Park Middle School Standon Bowers Cycling

Year 8 students from Windsor Park Middle School recently spent a week away at Standon Bowers Outdoor Education Centre, and learned valuable skills along the way.

Leisure centre promises a new era for sport and leisure

Nick Fearnett and Staff of Uttoxeter Leisure Centre getting ready for the big reopening

Uttoxeter Leisure Centre is to reopen after months of planning and a year of redevelopment, and is promising excellent first class facilities for Uttoxeter residents, sports clubs and groups.

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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.

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

Cinema: Paddington (PG)

23/01/2015 – 28/01/2015, 11:30am – 3:40pm
Cinebowl i-Skate, Uttoxeter, ST14 8AZ

Cinema: The Theory Of Everything (12a)

23/01/2015 – 28/01/2015, 5:45pm – 8:20pm
Cinebowl i-Skate, Uttoxeter, ST14 8AZ

Checkley Life Drawing Group

12/11/2014 – 28/01/2015, 7:00pm – 9:30pm
Checkley Village Hall, Stoke-on-Trent, ST10 4NB

Pizza making at the Uttoxeter Youth Drop-in

29/01/2015, 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Heath Community Centre, Uttoxeter, ST14 7DP

Cinema: Into The Woods (PG)

23/01/2015 – 29/01/2015, 12:55pm – 6:05pm
Cinebowl i-Skate, Uttoxeter, ST14 8AZ

Cinema: Testament Of Youth (12A)

23/01/2015 – 29/01/2015, 2:50pm – 8:10pm
Cinebowl i-Skate, Uttoxeter, ST14 8AZ

Cinema: Taken 3 (12A)

23/01/2015 – 29/01/2015, 8:40pm
Cinebowl i-Skate, Uttoxeter, ST14 8AZ

Uttoxeter & District Forum 50 Plus

02/02/2015, 2:15pm
Uttoxeter Town Hall, Uttoxeter, ST14 7HP

Hellebores – Denstone & District Garden Guild

02/02/2015, 7:45pm
Denstone Village Hall, Uttoxeter, ST14 5HR

Mexican Night at Indulgence Coffee Lounge

06/02/2015, 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Indulgence Coffee Lounge, Uttoxeter, ST14 8HP

Live Music: Robbie Williams Tribute Act

07/02/2015, 7:00pm
Rocester Football Club, Uttoxeter, ST14 5JX

Free Ice Hockey Basics Six Week Course

05/01/2015 – 09/02/2015, 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Cinebowl i-Skate, Uttoxeter, ST14 8AZ

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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

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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

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Art & Soul Mental Health Charity

Logo of Art & Soul Friendship Group

Art & Soul is an independent, mental health charity found in the heart of Uttoxeter which aims to nurture its members to help them find their own strengths.

Small Talk Speech and Language Therapy

Private speech therapy for children in and around Staffordshire.

Andrew Griffiths

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

Twinklefingers Music Studio

Private one-to-one music lessons for Piano, Keyboard and Organ. Lessons taught with fun and understanding. Ages 9 to 90.

Greg Hall

Greg Hall is Conservative East Staffordshire Borough Councillor for Bagots Ward.

Domesticity

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

Andrew Riley

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

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.

Alan Fernihough Images – Wedding Photography

Alan Fernihough Images Bride

Experienced and affordable Wedding Photographer.

Tinkers Bells – Bell Tent Hire

Tinkers-Bells-Uttoxeter

Tinkers Bells hire fully furnished Bell Tents for all occasions. Perfect accommodation for Weddings, Hen Parties and Glamping Breaks in Staffordshire & Derbyshire.

Starlights Disco

Starlights Disco

Quality mobile disco in the local area.

Uttoxeter CAMRA

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Uttoxeter CAMRA is the Uttoxeter sub-branch of the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA). We welcome all members of CAMRA plus anyone who is interested in becoming a member or just wishes to support their local pub.

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