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30 June 12: the day the Olympic Torch came to Burton on Trent
At 7:30 AM on  Saturday 30 June 2012 the Olympic Torch began its journey through nearby Burton on Trent.
For remainder of Torchbearer Schedule go to www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-17358291
Heritage Park - photo diary
For some time now, Heritage Park (otherwise know as the Burton Road development), has been a fact of life for the residents of Tutbury.
Pictured left is the first newly built structure. The entire build is a phased project over the next four years. View photo diary.
As a condition of the development, a Section 106 agreement is in place for the provision of future community facilities. Interested parties, connected with these future  facilities at have recently met.  View notes on meeting.   Visit www.tutbury.org/peveril for background information
Ever felt you’re getting poorer? - read on
The left of centre think tank, resource foundation, has recently produced a report looking into low pay in modern day Britain.
The report looks at trends from 1975 to 2012, and looks at the effect of the financial crisis over the last five years.
There is some evidence to suggest that any historical links between productivity and wage rates are now dis-located. The report questions whether this is a short term effect of the financial crisis or whether there are structural changes occurring in the British Economy, and suggests that the recovery may reinforce these effects.
The report is not the lightest of reads, but female workers and those aged 16 to 30 may find the report interesting.

View report at www.tutbury.org/resolution_foundation/low_pay_britain_2013.pdf
National Award for Station Volunteers






Volunteers at Tutbury & Hatton Railway Station celebrate after North Staffs community Rail Partnership wins national award. Read more

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Improving Life for motorists

Staffordshire County Council has launched a new web tool which will make information on current and planned road works free and accessible to everyone.

You can access this information at http:roadworks.org
Civil Enforcement Officer for Tutbury
At a recent parish council meeting, our new ESBC civil enforcement officer, namely Michael McHardy, (shown fifth from left  in yellow T shirt). introduced himself. If you have any issues such as dog fowling, nuisance car/ vehicle parking - Mr McHardy may be able to help you. Contact details are as follows: Michael McHardy, Community and civil Enforcement Officer, East Staffordshire Borough Council, Millers Lane, Derby Street, Burton on Trent, DE14 2NS. Email michael.mchardy@eaststaffsbc.gov.uk
Updated Annual return forms
The Charity Commission, the body which oversees charitable organisations in England & Wales has updated its annual return form.

You can find out more at the charity commission’s website Even if your charity’s earnings are below £10,000 per annum, the return form should still be used to keep trustees details up to date.
Keogh Review - Mortality Rates at Burton Hospital Trust
ESBC Local Plan Hearing: On Going since Tuesday 28 Oct 2014
Open Local Government

As requested by the Planning Inspector, Tutbury Parish Council has produced a series of position statements relating to Local Plan Policies. TPC’s position Satements, plus hearing agenda’s and schedule of issues can be viewed at: www.tutbury-parish-council.tutbury.org/consultations
DCLG has recently published a new guide for the press & public on attending and reporting meetings of local government Read More

Live & Local theatre group return to Tutbury Village Hall in 2016.


Next performance is :

The Oxford Concert Party

Saturday 13 February 2016,


followed by

seven ages

Friday 11 March 2016


Tutbury Village Hall is located in Monk St, Tutbury, DE13 9NA.


Are you interested in bell ringing?
The tower captain is looking for new or past ringers to join their small group. Youngsters from the age of 9 can start training. Bell ringers with previous experience are especially welcome to join. Practice night is Thursday evening at 7:30 PM. In the first instance email webmaster@tutbury.org
Would you like to become a Lion
Since 1917 Lions have strengthened communities through humanitarian projects and hands on service. Lions believe that the world gets better and problems get smaller when people unite to serve their local community. Uttoxeter Lions are  seeking like minded people to help set up a new branch based in Tutbury. For more details please go to www.tutbury.org/lions


Tutbury Museum


Tutbury Museum is now closed to the general public. The museum will re-open Easter 2016


Tutbury Institute


Labour of Love

27 Feb 2016

The ultimate UB40 Tribute Show

(4 piece band)


www.tutbury.org/institute

Duke Street Public Toilets to re-open March 2016
Tutbury’s last remaining public toilets are currently closed for refurbishment. They have been closed since 4 January 16. A spokesperson for ESBC has advised that the toilets will not re-open until March 2016. ESBC has stated that the length of the closure time is due to weather dependant work which is required on the building. For more details, contact ESBC Customer Services Tel: 01283 - 508000
Parish Council Accounts
Dog Fouling at Cornmill Lane Playing Fields
Tutbury Parish Council accounts, plus supporting notes are now available for Parishioners to view.  read more


There are on-going issues at Cornmill Lane, due to dog fouling. The Parish Council are in the process of resolving these matters. read more The picture, above left, shows the toxacariasis bug which can be harmful to human health


Church Yard Wreath Holders
Tutbury War Memorial Preservation Committee are proposing to erect 2 Nr steel wreath holders to the rear of the existing war memorial at St Mary’s Church. Read more

Editors note: The wording of this article has been amended, at the request of TWMPC, so as to avoid giving the impression that the proposed wreath holders are to be located around the existing war memorial. View previous web page
Speed Limit on Tutbury Road (A511)
Burton Hospitals: Special Measures
At a recent meeting of Tutbury Parish Council concerns were raised about the speed limit at the newly created junction East of Tutbury on the A511. Read more/..
Following a recent recommendation from the Care Quality Commission, Burton HFT could be removed from special measures. Read more

See also burton_road_photo_diary


Grandparents to receive shared parental leave and pay




Grandparent will be able to take shared parental leave under recently announced plans by the party of government. The announcement follows indications in the summer that the government was looking at allowing parents to transfer part of their family leave to grandparents. Consultation is due to take place in the first half of 2016. Read more/…

Staffordshire Police - Public Enquiry Desks reduced hours from October 2015
As part of the drive to prioritise budget towards frontline policing, changes are going to be made to the opening hours of some of Staffordshire Police’s public enquiry desks.

A 12-month estates review carried out jointly by Staffordshire’s PCC and the Police Service has identified where buildings are underused, co-location with other services is appropriate and where new investment in buildings is needed.
The ongoing rollout in Staffordshire of new mobile technology that will see officers out of police stations and in communities for an extra 250,000 hours each year – the equivalent of an extra 100 officers on duty time-wise – was also taken into account.

The review found that the number of people using traditional police stations has reduced significantly in recent years with some enquiry desks seeing fewer than two visitors a day.
Opening hours at 12 of the 21 public enquiry desks across the county won’t change. Six will see hours reduce and three, enquiry desks at Chasetown, Tunstall and Stoke police stations, will close by the end of October this year

For more details, please visit
www.tutbury.org/pcc
Level Crossing Closures Q1 & Q2 2016
Forthcoming level crossing closures on the Derby to Crewe railway line are as follows:
March 5 / 6
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Brook Lane Scropton (DE65 5PN)
10:00 PM till -2:00 PM
May 14 / 15
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Sudbury (DE6 5GX)
10:00 PM till -2:00 PM


Tutbury Market - New Dates for 2016





Queens 90th Celebrations in Tutbury











Tutbury Market’s new committee have announced dates for 2016. The first market of 2016 will be on Sunday 24 April.

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Plans for celebrations in Tutbury this summer are already underway. Ideas include a street party, a celebration walk and the gifting of mugs to school children Read More


Tutbury & Hatton Station is much improved - it’s official!
The hardworking volunteers who look after Tutbury & Hatton Railway Station have had their effort recognised at this years East Midlands Best Station Awards.  Read more

2015 marked North Staffs Community Rail Partnership’s tenth year - read 10 years of success

A50 Growth Project


Staffordshire County Council, on behalf of the Highways Agency is preparing to build a new junction to the West of Uttoxeter. Work ongoing from 11 Jan 16.

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