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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














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






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
Tutbury Weekend 12 till 14 August 2017
This year, Tutbury Day (August 15th) will be marked by Tutbury Weekend from Saturday 12 August till Monday 14 August 17. Organisers are looking to put together a display of wedding photos taken over the years at Tutbury Priory Church outside of the West Door. The West Door is surrounded by an ornate alabaster carving. It’s intended that a “time lapse” series of photos would show the extent of the deterioration of the West Door alabaster carving. If you’re able to help with the weeding photo display, please get in touch with Rick Nuth at webmaster@tutburystmarys.org.uk.  There will also be Parish Records and other attractions on display at St Mary’s during the course of the weekend.
Anti-social behaviour in Ludgate Street - is it affecting you?










The image left shows a fight which took place at 00:30 AM  in Ludgate Street on Saturday 27 May 17.

Staffordshire Police are aware of this incident, indeed it was the Police who advised a nearby affected resident to take the video footage. If you’ve been, or continue to be, affected by incidents such as this you should phone staffordshire police on 0300 - 123 - 4455. You can also contact Julia Wells, PCSO on 07773 - 531180 (Airwave Nr 16814). In addition our Parish Clerk, Karen Duffill can be contacted on 07486 - 406045, email clerk@tutbury.staffs.gov.uk.


ASB’s




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. Marika can be contacted directly at Marika.Latham@stoke.gov.uk

Read more at www.tutbury.org/nscrp






Tutbury Farmers Market July 2017
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
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.

Useful links:


www.tutbury.org/police

www.tutbury-parish-council.tutbury.org

www.eaststaffsbc.gov.uk/council-democracy/committees


Notice of Date of Commencement of period for the exercise of public rights

Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2017
In accordance with The Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 (SI 2015:234) The Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014, parishioners are advised that from 12 June 2017 members of the public may inspect and make copies of the Annual Return and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts etc relating to Tutbury Parish Council.

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