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January 26, 2021

Families thankful for vaccine drive

FAMILIES across Uttoxeter have welcomed the ‘ray of hope’ given by the first mass vaccination event in the town. More than 2,500 doses of vaccine were administered to mainly older people at Uttoxeter racecourse on Saturday, January 23.

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January 26, 2021

Call to count garden birds

A COMMITTEE dedicated to promoting wildlife and nature in Uttoxeter is urging people to take part in the RSPB’s annual Big Garden Birdwatch. Uttoxeter Town Council's Biodiversity Committee is urging residents in the town and across the area to sign up to the event which starts on Friday.

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January 26, 2021

MP calls for people to share flood fears

UTTOXETER MP Kate Griffiths is urging her constituents to share their experiences of flooding. The MP is meeting with the Environment Agency on Friday, January 29 and is asking for people to raise their concerns ahead of the meeting.

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January 19, 2021

Mystery flash sparks power cuts

DRIVERS and residents across the Uttoxeter area were startled by a blue flash in the sky which appears to have caused two brief power cuts in the town.

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January 19, 2021

Virtual forums showcase careers in teaching

VIRTUAL forums are set to help people explore a career in teaching. Uttoxeter Learning Trust Teaching School is running two online open events for people interested in training to teach including recent graduates and those wanting a career change.

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January 19, 2021

Health bosses working ‘at pace’ to bring Covid jab to Uttoxeter

GP practices and health bosses are working ‘at pace’ to overcome ‘several logistical challenges’ to establish a Covid-19 vaccination centre in Uttoxeter.

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January 14, 2021

Holly and David Step Up for Dementia

A YOUNG couple are stepping up for dementia, by taking on a walking challenge. Holly Kinman and her boyfriend David Hill, have challenged themselves to walk 850,000 steps each before the end of March. The pair are raising money for Alzheimer’s Society as part of their lockdown exercise plans.

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January 14, 2021

Lisa’s getting ready to Brave the Shave

A JCB worker is planning to brave the shave next month to mark World Cancer Day. Lisa Humphreys is planning to shear her locks in support of a ‘very special family,’ who received devastating news just as the UK entered the first lockdown last year.

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January 14, 2021

Political debate in Uttoxeter Deserves Better group

POLITICAL debate is at the heart of a new Facebook group launched in Uttoxeter – by a councillor from Branston. Within 24 hours, the group had more than 350 members – double the amount of people who responded to the two-week consultation on the Uttoxeter Masterplan in September.

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January 5, 2021

Green-fingered Graham’s passion for PR

A BUSINESSMAN who turned a passion for gardening into a career spanning more than 40 years, has moved his company base to Uttoxeter.

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January 5, 2021

Town band plan to bring back the music in 2021

Sound it from the rooftops - the rousing tones of Uttoxeter's Brass Band, muffled by the onslaught of coronavirus - could be about to ring out more joyfully than ever in 2021 as the group begins work to rebuild from the impact of the pandemic.

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December 15, 2020

Masterplan debate at town council

A CONTROVERSIAL Masterplan for Uttoxeter has been defended at a meeting of Uttoxeter Town Council. East Staffordshire Borough Council (ESBC) is due to adopt the masterplan at a meeting on Monday, December 21.

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