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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
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
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
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 & 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
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
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 Statements, 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
Tutbury Churchyard tidy up - a message from Rev Ian R Whitehead
If you have a loved one or a friend buried in Tutbury churchyard you need to read about the church’s plans to tidy up the churchyard at St Mary’s.

This message is particularly relevant where graves have been decorated with personal effects. Read more/…
HIAM Strategy
Staffordshire County Council has published its Highways Infrastructure Asset Management Strategy. The HIAM document sets out how SCC and its partners intend to maintain roads other than Motorways and Trunk Roads.
Table 4, on page 16 of the report shows a 2% reduction per annum in maintenance funding between now and 2021.
Extension of Referendum Principles to English Parishes
The Department for Communities and local Government (DCLG) recently published the Local Government Finance Settlement Technical Consultation which includes proposals regarding council tax referendum principles for local parish and town councils. The paper states that the government is aware that increases in precepts continue to concern local tax payers and it is therefore prepared to consider extending referendums to ALL Parishes. Read more/…

Mobile Library - changes to timetable

Tutbury Farmers Market 2017

Following the conclusion of a recent consultation, Staffordshire County Council have altered the mobile library routes and days on which the mobile library will visit Tutbury

New dates, from the 1 April 2016 can be viewed at www.staffordshire.gov.uk/librariesnew

The Next market date is Sun -2 July 17. For more information contact the market team at tutbury.market@outlook.com or search facebook for Tutbury Market Day

Stevensons of Uttoxeter - 90th Anniverssary Book on sale
August 2016 marked the 90th Anniverssary of the founding of Stevensons Buses. The very first service operated on Saturday 11 September 1926 between Uttoxeter and Burton on Trent. The company gradually grew in size and by the end of the 1970’s it had 40 vehicles in its fleet. Eric Wain’s second book has been written as a lasting tribute to this much missed family business.

The book is going to be stocked at the Uttoxeter Shop, Market place, Uttoxeter Tel: 01889 - 562072 and also at Starbuck’s Newsagents, Burnside, Rolleston on Dove Tel: 01283 - 813112. You can also order a copy direct from the publisher by visiting http://www.mdsbooks.co.uk/catalog/product/view/id/11852/s/Stevensons%20of%20Uttoxeter/

Defibrillator Project: Defibrillators for use by the general public
Tutbury now has five defibrillators for use by the general public.  

The de-fibs are located at Kangs Stores, Park Lane Stores, The Leopard Inn (Monk St), Dean & Smedley Chemists (High St) and The Cross Keys (Burton Road). For more details please see www.tutbury.org/defibrillators

Staffordshire’s Big Fat Chat
According to Staffordshire County Council, 1 in 4 adults and 1 in 5 ten year olds are considered  to be obese.

Staffordshire’s big fat chat is a public debate run by Staffordshire’s Health an Wellbeing Board. It’s about hearing peoples views and on how we should tackle obesity in the country.

Read more at www.tutbury.org/big_fat_chat
Open Gardens - 2017
his years Open Gardens takes place on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 June.

Tutbury open garden committee are looking for more gardens to take part.  This is not a competition and it doesn’t matter how large or small your garden is. People are interested in all types of garden - manicured, natural, wildlife friendly, potted. For more details please go to www.tutbury.org/open_gardens.
Charity House closed until further notice.
Tutbury Museum, (located within the Charity House) was due to re-open on Saturday 1 April for the summer season 2017. All use of, and entry into the Charity House is currently banned by order of the fire officer and LA Building Control.


A message from

Bob Champeau of

Staffordshire Police

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North Staffs Community Rail appoints new partnership officer
NSCRP is delighted to announce that Marika Latham has been appointed as the new Community Rail Partnership Officer for the Crewe – Derby line. In an interesting development she will also be undertaking some work for London Midland at Stone and other un-staffed LM stations in Staffordshire.

To all volunteers, NSCRP apologises for the length of time the partnership has been without the support of a CRPO. NSCRP would like to thank Rachel Newburn-Johnson at East Midlands Trains and Brian Edwards at Stoke City Council for providing assistance when this was needed.

View press release for more details
Police Drop - In’s May 2017
Our Police Community Support Officer, namely Julia Wells will be holding a series of drop in sessions in and around Tutbury during May, For full details go to www,tutbury.org/police.
Let’s Talk Mental Health 2017: Pirelli Stadium
East Staffordshire Clinical Commissioning Group would like to invite the community of Tutbury to their next let’s mental mental health event at Burton Albion Football Club, Pirelli Stadium, Burton on Trent, DE13 0AR on the evening of Thursday 25 May 17, between 6:00 PM and 9:00 PM. The event is completely free. For more details please go to www.tutbury.org/mental_health.
Iron 70.3 Staffordshire - Sun 18 June 2017
Watch out for road closures near to Tutbury, for example Draycott in the Clay on the morning of Sunday 18 June, due to this years Staffordshire 70.3 Iron Triathlon. Download route map showing road closures (2,74 MB). You may even choose to line the route and cheer the athelete’s on.
If you have any concerns or questions about road access on the day, contact ironman at staffordshire70.3@ironmanroadaccess.com.
Please state the following details: Telephone Number, Leaving from Post Code, Journey to Post Code, Time of departure, Details of enquiry
Tutbury Institute Beer Festival - 25 to 29 May 17
Over the forthcoming Bank Holiday Weekend Tutbury Institute are holding a beer festival with a 1940’s theme, It all starts at 7:00 PM on Thursday 25 May 17. Entertainment includes forties entertainers Jayne Darling on Thur 25 and Johnny Victory on Friday 26 May 17. Download poster.
1940’s NAAFI Weekend - Sat 27 May 2017
Tutbury 1st Scout Group, 12th Burton are holding a 1940’s NAAFI weekend on Saturday 27 May 2017. The day will include stalls, tea and cakes, 1940’s food (food won’t actually be 70 years old), music, tombola and a dog show by impawtant paws. Registration for the dog show is from 11:00 AM onwards. It all takes place at Tutbury Scout HQ, Cornmill Lane, Tutbury, DE13 9HA. Download poster.