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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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June 23, 2020

PM speech prompts new plan for Uttoxeter shoppers

SIGNAGE, queue zones and one-way systems for shoppers are to be altered by a special task force less than two weeks after they were first put in place.

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June 16, 2020

Villagers at Bramshall create ‘lockdown library’

A TELEPHONE kiosk has evolved into a ‘lockdown library’ in Bramshall. Villagers began to use the red phone box as a swapping point for books and jigsaws shortly after the UK went into lockdown in March.

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