November 28, 2019
A NEW discount food store could be coming to a market town after plans were submitted for construction this week. Food chain Aldi is asking for permission to build a brand new store on land at the corner of Old Knotty Way in Uttoxeter. Should the proposals be approved by planning authority East Staffordshire Borough Council, the shop will create up to 40 jobs, according to a design and access statement which has been submitted with the application.
October 18, 2019
NEIGHBOURS have lodged a slew of objections to planned new fencing at a Cheadle school. The Cheadle Academy in Station Road has submitted a planning application to install new 2.4 metre mesh fences as part of a 'safeguarding' project. Anti-social behaviour at the site outside of school hours has prompted the move.
May 3, 2019
PROPOSALS for a large scale housing development in Uttoxeter have been given the green light by community leaders – despite the plans being recommended for refusal by a council officer. East Staffordshire Borough Council's planning committee decided, at their meeting on Wednesday, May 24, to pass plans for “an outline application for the erection of up to 148 dwellings, formation of town park and re-naturalisation of Picknall Brook and alteration of existing vehicular access off Hockley Road, Pinfold Street and Old Knotty Way including details of access”, at Bamford Works in Pinfold Street, Uttoxeter. The 'green light' decision came after an ESBC planning officer had recommended refusal of the proposals “based on the level of affordable housing being proposed by the applicants at this stage.”