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The copy deadline for the next edition of Tutbury Village News is:  Mon 20 October, followed by 14 December 2014.

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Tutbury Remembrance Book
The second edition of Tutbury Book of Remembrance is now available.
To find out more - email Rick and Jane Nuth at
The book covers research on the first 50 from Tutbury who fell in the 1914 - 18 War.
The 134 page book will be distributed free to relatives of the fallen, Churches, Museums and Schools in the Tutbury Area.
Thanks go out to relatives of the fallen and fellow researches who have all helped in the production of this book. Thank you also to Alvaston Press for producing the book of remembrance in a timely fashion.
The book can be made available to all others at a cost of £5-00. This price covers printing costs.
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
Village Hall Bookings

Contact Jan Harrison on 01283 - 812248, or email Jan at jan@tutbury.org.uk
Our Village Hall was opened in 1987 and features a recently refurbished main hall, separate meeting room plus a kitchen. All facilities are on one level with ramped access at the main door.
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 occuring 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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Tutbury in Bloom



Tosca 100


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
New 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
Advanced Notice of Railway Level Crossing Closures - Sudbury followed by Tutbury & Hatton
Sudbury Closure: KL670SUDBURY251014
Tutbury & Hatton Closure: KL670TUTBURY231114
11:30 PM (BST) Sat 25 October till 8:30 AM (GMT) Sun 26 October
11:00 PM Sat 22 Nov till  9:00 AM Sun 23 Nov
Note: British Summer Time ends 2:00 AM Sun 26 October 2014.
Clocks go back 1 hour at 2:00 AM Sun 26 October 2014.

Updated Annual return forms
The Charity Commission, the body which oversees charitable organisations in England & Wales has updated its annual return form for 2014.

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.
Princes Trust  

Team Program weeks
1 to 12:  

Dates for Burton on Trent - read more
Keogh Review - Mortality Rates at Burton Hospital Trust
Remember the Keogh Review?

On 6 February 2013, the Prime Minister announced that he had asked Sir Bruce Keogh to review the quality of care and treatment provided by those NHS Trusts that were persistent outliers on mortality indicators. This includes nearby Burton Hospital Trust.

Risk review update is due 6 March 2015.

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Blood Donors at Tutbury Village Hall
Next donor’s session are: Fri 30 Jan 2015, Fri 27 Mar 2015.

Session Times are: 13:30 to 15:30 and 16:30 to 19:30,  at Tutbury Village Hall, Monk St, Tutbury, DE13 9NA.

For  more details, visit www.blood.co.uk
Local man publishes Autobiography  
Local man, Robert Nicklin, has recently had his autobiography published. The book is all about Robert’s time as a sailor during the second world war, and is titled ”From Civilian to Sailor”. In the book, Robert describes what life was like in Tutbury at that time, and details the ships he served on. Robert’s book is published by Authorhouse and is available from Amazon for £12-95 GBP.

Robert’s book is available to village residents at a discounted price of £11-00 GBP, upon proof of post code. Robert can be contacted at rnicklin@tutbury.org. There are two ISBN numbers as follows: 978-1-4918-9609-9 and 978-1-4918-9610-5.
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Citizens Advice in Tutbury
DCLG has recently published a new guide for the press & public on attending and reporting meetings of local government Read More
The Tutbury Practice is now hosting a Citizens Advice Clinic each Wednesday Afternoon.

If you would like to make an appointment for this clinic, please telephone the Burton on Trent CAB office on 01283 - 566722.
The Tutbury Practice is located In Monk Street, Tutbury, DE13 9NA. CAB Hotline 08454 - 04 05 06 (9:00 AM till 5:00 PM).
Registered Charity Number 279057
Lions Branch Club in Tutbury
Burton Lions Club has had to close due to falling membership. Uttoxeter lions are very keen to maintain some form of cover across East Staffordshire and would lie to start a Branch Club in Tutbury. Uttoxeter Lions would provide support for the new Branch Club. For more details, please go to www.tutbury.org/lions. Wherever a Lions Club gets together. Problems get smaller and communities get better.


Castle Street Allotments available


A number of recently vacated allotments are currently available on the Castle Street site. This is due to some regulars relocating away from Tutbury and others reducing the number of plots they occupy. The allotments are located within Tutbury’s conservation area. Anyone interested in taking up an allotment, should in the first instance contact Webmaster at  webmaster@tutbury.org.

 

Tutbury Flower Club Events - November 2014
Tutbury Flower Club feature two events in November. The first on Wednesday 12th, will be a flower arranging workshop, just to watch or to try your hand at flower arranging regardless of skills or experience. Read more/..

On Friday 21st November there will be a floral demonstration by Ian Lloyd. Extraordinary flowers… no ordinary florist, Ian has been voted one of the country’s top ten florists by The Independent newspaper. Read more/..
Tutbury in Bloom 2014
Tutbury has repeated last year’s success and has won gold in the Heart of England In Bloom Awards. Furthermore, we have also won, for the first time the Quadron Heart of England in Bloom Grounds Maintenance Award. Read more.
Local Plan Hearing: TPC Position Statements
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 can be viewed at: www.tutbury-parish-council.tutbury.org/consultations

Railway Policing: What Maters to You!
British Transport Police are committed to getting you to your destination safe, secure and on time. In setting out their priorities for the next year, they want to hear your views and find out about what matters to you while using the railway.

BTP’s survey questionnaire can be viewed at:
www.btp.police..uk/advice_and_information/how_we_tackle_crime

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