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The Climate Carnival 2024

  • Climate Carnival & Picnic

    Stall Holder Booking Form
  • Firstly – thank you for your interest in our event!

    Our Climate Carnival is a FREE family-friendly fun event taking place in Uttoxeter on Sunday 16th June during The Great Big Green Week. The event runs from 12noon till 3.30pm, held at Bramshall Road Park.

    We are looking for eco-concious food vendors, entertainers, activities and information based stands that support climate-friendly living.

    This event is being run by The Globe Foundation, a Staffordshire based non-profit working to engage the community in positive climate action, building better connected and more resillient communities.

    For more information please email or call 01889 560986.

Meeting with Trent & Dove Housing Association – 31st October 2023

A message from Trent & Dove Housing Association

Trent & Dove Housing Association is preparing a planning application for a small housing development in Hollington Lane. This development is what is known as a rural exception site and will provide housing for affordable rent and shared ownership for local people. We are hosting a drop-in session at Stramshall Village Hall on 31st October 2023 between 2.30 pm and 6.30 pm. At this session we will share draft plans with people who come along and there will be the chance to speak to our team who will listen to your feedback and answer any questions you may have

New Parish Clerk – Charlotte Holmes

Dear Residents

After some excellent applications received the parish council would like to welcome their new clerk, Charlotte Holmes. Charlotte comes with experience, maintaining a number of other parish councils in the East Staffs Borough, and is looking forward to the opportunity of working with the councillors and the Uttoxeter Rural Community. Should you wish to contact the clerk the email address of will remain the same with an updated phone number of 07950 776987.

The council and the chairman would also like to take this opportunity to thank the previous clerk, Ginny Gibson, for her service and hard work over the years. Ginny has been a great asset to the council and she will be missed.

Meetings for the parish council continue to be held on the first Tuesday of each month, 7.30pm at Wilfred House, Uttoxeter, with all members of the public welcome.

Parish Clerk Vacancy – Uttoxeter Rural Parish Council

Uttoxeter Rural Parish Council has a vacancy for a PARISH CLERK

Approximately 24 hours per month (to be worked flexibly from home)

Salary in accordance with NJC for local Government Services Scale LC1

The Parish Council serves a very large rural area that borders the South West and Northern borders of Uttoxeter Town. The Parish has approximately 1,300 electors with a Parish precept of circa £35k

We are currently seeking a new Parish Clerk to the Parish Council who will act as the proper officer of the Council, and be responsible for carrying out the business of the Council in connection with its function as a local authority. The appointment will take place as soon as it is possible following agreement of the Council.

The Clerk organises and attends monthly Parish Council meeting which are held in the evening, currently on the first Tuesday of each month for ten months of the year. The post holder is responsible for the preparation of the agenda and minutes and handling correspondence. In addition, as the Responsible Financial Officer, the Clerk is required to prepare the annual budget, arrange the payment of accounts and prepare records for audit purposes and VAT. The Council also has contracts for services for the maintenance of public areas and a lengthman’s agreement with Staffordshire County Council.

Applicants should have experience of committee work, minute-taking and keeping financial records. The Successful candidate will also have experience of successfully working to deadlines and of organising a varied workload, have written and oral communication and good IT skills, be able to liaise with contractors and outside bodies. An interest in community matters is essential and experience of local authority administration would be a major advantage.

Applicants should be able to work flexibly to respond to issues as they arise and should live within reasonable distance of the Parish.

On appointment the new Clerk will be encouraged, with the support of the Parish Council, to undertake relevant training, to obtain the CiLCA qualifications if not already held, although this is not a requirement of the post.

For further information, please contact the Chairman of the Parish Council, Councillor David Brookes on 07980000850 or email

Applications should be in a form of a CV, detailing all relevant employment, qualifications and experience with an accompanying letter. All applications should be sent to the above email address

David Brookes

Uttoxeter Rural Parish Council Chairman

ESBC Community Lottery – calling all good causes – How to register

Dear Residents

As you may have heard we are supporting the launch of the East Staffordshire Community Lottery – a fundraising platform specifically designed to support local community groups and organisations like yours. There are no upfront costs for organisations and by registering to fundraise with the local lottery you can secure vital funds for your organisation’s activities. These additional funds could help support existing activity provision, events, new provisions or initiatives, the purchase of new equipment, running costs and much more.


Community Lotteries have a proven track record of success in supporting the fundraising activities of a range of community groups of all shapes and forms. Attached is a brief summary of how it all works but if you have any queries or need any further information then please do not hesitate to contact We know that the word lottery may put some people off but rest assured we operate under the same licence as a raffle would – any good causes signed up to the lottery are covered under the licence we already have in place so there are absolutely no costs for organisations to join.


If you’d like to take advantage of this fundraising opportunity then simply sign up for the East Staffordshire Community Lottery by visiting our website and completing the quick and easy registration process. There is no on-going administration for your organisation, everything is dealt with by the lottery management platform so there is no additional workload for you once you’re all set up other than promoting your lottery page to your supporters.

Key Dates:

27th June – Ticket sales go live. From this point you can encourage your supporters to join in to support your cause

22nd July – first lottery draw.