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The copy deadline for the next edition of Tutbury Village News is:  Friday 16 June 2017.

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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

Next date to be announced. 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

Sonrisa - Friday 5 May 2017

Sonrisa (smile in Spanish) plays an infectiously uplifting blend of gypsy, latin and flamenco grooves with Arabic, Cuban and Brazillian flavours, touring extensively and brinig a ray of sunshine to prestigious venues and festivals throughout the land. Read more/…

Live and Local Theatre Group at Tutbury Village Hall
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
50 years of change in Tutbury - Friday 12 May 17.
This years Parish Council Chairman’s report will be a celebration of 50 years as a parish councillor and will include photo and film clips accompanied by music to show how Tutbury has changed over the decades. It all takes place at Tutbury Village Hall (DE13 9NA) at 7:30 PM on Friday 12 May 17. All parishioners welcome. Download advert.

Photo left: shows Cornmill Lane with the Wheel Public House which stood in Lower High St.
Open Gardens 2017
Charity House closed until further notice.
Tutbury open gardens takes place on Saturday 24 June and Sunday 25 June.

The TOG committee are looking for more gardens to open. Read more/..
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.
British Gypsum 100th Anniverssary
This year British Gypsum celebrates its 100th Anniversary. Gail Higgs, mine administrator, is trying to contact former Fauld workers for a get together of some sort to share stories and perhaps put together a photo book for participants.

If you would like to participate, and / or help Gail, please contact her at British Gypsum Fauld - Tel: 01283 - 816220.


A message from

Bob Champeau of

Staffordshire Police

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Antiques Valuation Evening
Friend of St Mary’s are holding an Antiques Evening on Friday 21 April at Tutbury Village Hall, Monk Street, Tutbury, DE13 9NA. The valuer on the evening will be Richard Winteron.

7:00 PM for 7:30 PM. Admission is £8-50 and includes a ploughman’s supper. Click on image left for details.

Bring your portable treasured items for valuation (max of two items per person).
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
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