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August 4, 2020

Pet cat Jasper hit by pellet gun

A PET cat has been shot with a pellet gun in Uttoxeter over the weekend. The cat suffered a puncture wound which needed veterinary treatment, but has survived. Staffordshire Police have launched an appeal for information about the incident.

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August 4, 2020

Virus halts Uttoxeter Poppy Appeal

STREET and supermarket collections for the Poppy Appeal will not take place in Uttoxeter this year. The coronavirus pandemic poses too much of a risk to volunteers for the annual appeal – many of whom are over 70. A question mark remains over Remembrance Services and how they will take place in November.

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July 30, 2020

Vehicle fire in supermarket car park

A VEHICLE parked in a supermarket car park caught on fire this morning (Thursday, July 30). The incident involved a blue car and happened in the car park of Asda in Uttoxeter at around 9am this morning.

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July 28, 2020

Farmer Tom celebrates centenary

A FARMER from Kingstone has celebrated his 100th birthday. Reginald Thomas Gallimore, known as Tom, marked his century milestone on Thursday, July 23 at his home in Loxley Green. His family – children Kathleen and Thomas and grandsons William, Michael, Matthew and Luke – have put together a moving tribute to the centenarian for his special birthday.

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July 28, 2020

Master plan in pipeline to shape future of town

A NEW ‘master plan’ for Uttoxeter is in the pipeline. International real estate experts Cushman and Wakefield are working with East Staffordshire Borough Council (ESBC) and Staffordshire County Council to ‘long-term coherent vision for the town.’

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July 14, 2020

Globe Foundation expansion plan will see move to town

AMBITIOUS plans for a ‘vibrant community hub’ have been unveiled by Uttoxeter’s Globe Eco Centre. The proposals include an Eco Education Hub, Wellness Studio and Zero Waste Shop in the heart of the town.

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July 14, 2020

Former Lions President first ‘zoom’ councillor

A NEW member of Uttoxeter Town Council is the first councillor to have joined the council online. John Fitchett was co-opted as a representative of Heath Ward in June.

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July 7, 2020

New ‘campus’ for Picknalls pupils

A TENT company has pitched in to help pupils return to school safely as lockdown restrictions ease. Tinker’s Bells – a glamping tent rental service based at Combridge – have provided four large tents for outdoor teaching at Picknalls First School, Uttoxeter.

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July 7, 2020

Three assaults as pubs reopen

THREE people - including a Special Constable - were injured as Uttoxeter’s pubs and bars reopened. The constable suffered ‘severe facial injuries’ in an incident in Market Place and two people were treated by ambulance crews after a brawl in Carter Street.

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June 30, 2020

£30k aim for NHS fund-raising gin

A DISTILLERY near Uttoxeter is aiming to raise £30,000 to mark the 72nd birthday of the NHS. Nelson’s Distillery, based at Grindley Business Village, has already raised more than £25,000 for the Covid-19 fund through sales of its blue ‘charity’ gin.

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June 30, 2020

Couple’s parenthood joy thanks to ‘little miracle’

‘LITTLE miracle’ Arabella Faith Kinsey has already been part of an incredible life journey at less than a month old. Arabella, who was born on June 11, entered the world via emergency caesarean amid a global pandemic. The tiny tot was conceived through IVF treatment after her parents, Luke and Jasmine Kinsey, feared they would not be able to have children.

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June 23, 2020

Uttoxeter highways improvements to be in place within a year

A SERIES of highways improvements in Uttoxeter are set to be implemented within a year by Staffordshire County Council (SCC).

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