October 3, 2019
HIGHWAYS crews are to work six days a week to deliver a major new housing scheme in Blythe Bridge “as quickly as possible.” St Modwen has been granted planning permission to build almost 120 new homes within the Moorlands village and states that it needs to construct a site entrance, change the existing road lay out and install utilities as part of the scheme. A new pedestrian crossing, which is set to help people cross the road safely, will also be included in the works, along with new pavements on both sides of the road.
September 26, 2019
A MOORLANDS high school has been having a winning streak lately – gaining resources for the village school through competitions. Blythe Bridge High School & Sixth Form returned to school after the summer break to news that one of their Year 8 students had entered a competition and won the school £2,000. Branden Hardy saw the competition with Consortium Education online and independently made an entry.
May 30, 2019
A TELEVISION broadcaster will be visiting a Moorlands library for a book signing event this month. Blythe Bridge Library will be the venue for a Book Signing and talk with author Steve Jenner. Steve is a BBC television broadcaster, a commercial radio presenter in Derby and a rock music journalist for the website 'MusicRiot'
March 7, 2019
PEOPLE from as far as London visited the Moorlands recently to attend a fund-raiser in memory of a Blythe Bridge resident. Lilo-Star's Fun Day took place at Blythe Bridge & Forsbrook Village Hall in Uttoxeter Road on Saturday, March 2. Kathleen Dyas, who lived in Blythe Bridge, sadly passed away in August 2016 at the age of 66, after losing her battle with cancer.
February 6, 2018
RAIL passengers from Uttoxeter are set to face a summer of delays and disruption due to major improvement works taking place in Derby.
January 18, 2018
DRIVERS ignoring restrictions at a level crossing are putting themselves in serious danger.
January 18, 2018
STUDENTS in Blythe Bridge turned into rap stars to help their school win state-of-the-art technology in a nationwide competition.