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A50 – update from Staffordshire County Council

The Parish Council have received the following update from Staffordshire County Council.

New Road
The current work outside the Shell garage is necessary to install ducts and pipes for future power, broadband and energy supply needs for housing and industry in the area, as well as integrating the carriageway into the approach to the new A50 roundabouts.
But it will be completely reopened to all vehicles for one weekend from 6pm on Friday, November 16th until 9.30am on Monday, November 19th.
The reopening coincides with overnight closures of the A50 (more details below) and we do not want the A50 and New Road closed at the same time.

On Monday, November 19th the New Road roadworks will be reinstated in the same place outside the Shell garage, not before 9.30am, and continue until Friday, November 30th, with the same diversions as before.

A50
The A50 will be closed overnight, between 8pm and 5.30am, for three nights on Friday, November 16th, Saturday, November 17th, and Sunday, November 18th to fully incorporate the slip roads after the recent bridge demolition. On the Saturday and Sunday, between 5.30am and 8pm the inside lanes will be closed in both directions to protect the work done overnight.
The full overnight closures will be between the A521 roundabout at Blythe Bridge and the B5030 roundabout at Uttoxeter.

The diversion route will be the same for vehicles travelling in both directions. From the east, traffic will be diverted northwards from the A50 at Uttoxeter on to the B5030 for a few hundred yards to the roundabout with the A518. Traffic will turn right there, cross back over the A50 along The Dove Way and continue on the A518 clockwise around Uttoxeter and follow the road towards Stafford. Vehicles will then follow the A51 and A34 towards Stoke-on-Trent, before joining the A500 and then the A50 to Blythe Bridge. The route is reversed from the west.

A522 north of the A50
After New Road has permanently reopened by the Shell garage, the A522 is also scheduled for complete closure north of the A50, between the new roundabout and JCB World Parts Centre, from 8pm on Friday, November 30th to 5.30am on Monday, December 3rd.
Pedestrian and bicycle access between Uttoxeter and JCB will be maintained throughout the weekend, but all other traffic will be diverted while the new permanent section of the A522 is tied in with the existing carriageway. Travelling from Uttoxeter, traffic will join the A50 at the new junction, continue to Blythe Bridge and take the A521 to Tean and then the A522 towards Lower Tean and Checkley. Travelling to Uttoxeter the route is reversed.

The A50 Growth Corridor Team
a50growthcorridor@staffordshire.gov.uk


Bramshall Questionnaire results

Dear Residents

Please find a pdf of the results for the Bramshall questionnaire.

The Chair would like to apologise for the lateness of these results.

Bramshall Village Questionnaire Data 30.10.2018


TESCO BAGS OF HELP – Voting ends 31st October 2018

The Parish Council project for a World War 1 bench for Stramshall is currently in the running for Tesco Bags of Help funding and all residents can vote in either of the Tesco Stores locally and voting ends on 31st October 2018.

The Councillors will be discussing the location for the bench at the next meeting.

 


Parish Questionnaire – Stramshall, Spath and outlying areas answers

Dear Residents,

As you know, the parish questionnaire was well received and lots of you replied.

Below is the pdf summary of responses for the Stramshall, Spath and outlying areas, the Bramshall and outlying areas responses will follow in due course.

The Councillors would like to thank you for taking part.

Uttoxeter Rural Parish Council – Questionnaire Summary – Stramshall – Spath and outlying areas 12.10.2018


East Staffordshire Voluntary Car Scheme – New Telephone number

East Staffordshire Voluntary Car Scheme has a new telephone number:

Bookings – 01283 538385 (open for bookings 5pm – 9pm)
Burton Area – 07716 417410
Uttoxeter Area – 07526 703108

East Staffordshire Voluntary Car Scheme provides a service to help the elderly and those living in East Staffordshire who are unable to use public transport to make those essential journeys.
Volunteer drivers, using their own cars, offer a door to door service and will wait up to 90 minutes for the return journey.

The scheme can be used for the following:
1. Hospital, doctors or dentist appointments.
2. Hospital patient visiting.
3. Social visits.
4. Collection of prescriptions.
5. Shopping trips.

The following fees apply:
1. Fees in line with recommended passenger fare table; or 45p per mile plus 5p per additional passenger.
2. Escorts travel free of charge.
3. Service users can also join the scheme for a £5.00 annual membership.
4. Additional fees may apply, i.e., parking fees, toll fees, admin charge of £1.00 (to cover telephone calls).


A50 Closures – 5th – 7th October 2018

Dear All

The Parish Council has been advised of the following closures on the A50:

Eastbound only: full closure from 8pm on Friday, October 5th to midnight, Saturday, October 6th (28 hours). Westbound carriageway open;

Westbound only: Lane 1 closed from 1am to 8am on Sunday October 7th for traffic management work. Eastbound carriageway open;

Westbound only: Lane 1 closed from 8am to 8pm on Sunday October 7th for removal of the south side foundations. Eastbound carriageway open;

Westbound only: full closure from 8pm on Sunday, October 7th to 5.30am on Monday, October 8th for traffic management work. Eastbound carriageway open.

Full closures will be between the A521 roundabout at Blythe Bridge and the B5030 roundabout at Uttoxeter.

When a carriageway is completely closed the diversion route will be the same for vehicles travelling in both directions. From the east, traffic will be diverted northwards from the A50 at Uttoxeter on to the B5030 for a few hundred yards to the roundabout with the A518. Traffic will turn right there, cross back over the A50 along The Dove Way and continue on the A518 clockwise around Uttoxeter and follow the road towards Stafford. Vehicles will then follow the A51 and A34 towards Stoke-on-Trent, before joining the A500 and then the A50 to Blythe Bridge. The route is reversed from the west.


PCSO Sean Elliott is holding Police Drop In sessions in Parish

PCSO Sean Elliott will be holding a police drop in session on 20th October 2018 between 10am – 1pm at Denstone Farm Shop, Denstone.

Then another one in Stramshall on 23rd November 2018 at the Olive Tree, High Street, Stramshall  from 6-8pm.

Please do go along and discuss any concerns you have with him, he will endeavour to resolve any issues that you take to him.

Contact him by email on sean.elliott@staffordshire.pnn.police.uk


Notice of Review of Polling Districts and Polling Places Representation of the People Act 1983 (as amended)

Notice of Review of Polling Districts and Polling Places
Representation of the People Act 1983 (as amended)

The above Act requires East Staffordshire Borough Council to review their UK Parliamentary Polling Districts and Polling Places on a regular four-yearly cycle. The exercise in East Staffordshire will include a review of Local Government polling arrangements.

We are looking for feedback on any aspect of polling districts and/or polling places currently [or potentially] used and invite representations and comments from interested persons.
Local political parties and Councillors will be consulted and views are invited from electors within the Parliamentary Constituencies of Burton & Lichfield (part) as well as such persons as may have particular expertise in relation to access to premises or facilities for persons who have different forms of disability.

Local community groups will also be consulted.

The consultation period for the review will commence Monday 1 October 2018 and end on Wednesday 31 October 2018.

You may take part in the consultation process by:
Sending in your comments in the form of a letter, or e-mailing your comments to elections@eaststaffsbc.gov.uk

Although the review is of polling districts and polling places it is accepted that polling stations are linked to the review and comments are invited regarding those stations currently used and/or any suggested alternatives. Information regarding the current polling districts and places can be found on the Council’s website: www.eaststaffsbc.gov.uk or from Electoral Services who can be contacted on (01283) 508376.

Andy O’Brien
Chief Executive
ESBC
PO Box 8045
Burton upon Trent
DE14 9JG

A list of current polling stations is in pdf below:
Appendix A List of Polling Districts Polling Places & Polling Stations (1)