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.