Featured Diversion of Vehicular Traffic – Uttoxeter Road

Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (As Amended)

Road Traffic (Temporary Restrictions) Act 1991


NOTICE is hereby given that the Staffordshire County Council intend, not less than seven days from the date of this Notice, to make an Order the effect of which will be to prohibit any vehicle from proceeding in that length of  so much as passes over and is in the immediate vicinity of the Level Crossing for a distance of approximately 20 metres either side unless the vehicle is being used in connection with the works.

The preferred alternative route for traffic will be available via A521 Uttoxeter Road, A50, A521 Uttoxeter Road and vice versa.

Notice of Annual Parish Meeting

Local Government Act 1972

Notice of Annual Parish meeting for all Forsbrook Parish Electors.



The Annual Assembly of the Parish Meeting for all Forsbrook Parish Electors will be held at Blythe Bridge Village Hall on May 20 2019 at 6.30pm

The business to be transacted at The meeting will be as follows:-

  1. Apologies
  2. Minutes from the last Annual Meeting 21st May 2018
  3. Chairman’s Annual report.
  4. Open Forum

Extraordinary Meeting – Residential Development

I HEREBY GIVE NOTICE THAT There will be an extraordinary meeting of Forsbrook Parish Council on Monday 7th January 2019 at 7:30pm at Blythe Bridge and Forsbrook Village Hall, to discuss the following planning application:-

SMD/2018/0614 – Land At, Caverswall Old Road, Forsbrook, Staffordshire, Outline application with means of access (all other matters reserved) for residential development of up to 14 dwellings

Dawn Plant

Shrewsbury Model Railway Show

Chantilly Grey will be hosting Shrewsbury Model Railway Show on Saturday 20th October 2018 from 10am until 4pm at the United Reformed Church, Coleham Head.

Diversion of vehicular traffic, Caverswall Road


NOTICE is hereby given that the Staffordshire County Council on 14 August 2018 made an Order the effect of which will be to prohibit any vehicle from proceeding in that length of Caverswall Road in Blythe Bridge from its junction with Caverswall Old Road to its junction with A521 Uttoxeter Road unless the vehicle is being used in connection with the works. Gated Marshall to allow access for local residents – pedestrian, frontage and emergency services.

Uttoxeter Road Closed

The A521 Uttoxeter Road in Blythe Bridge, near Stoke-on-Trent, will be closed both sides of the level crossing from Sunday 8th April 2018 for approximately a week while emergency gas works take place. Engineers will be tracing and repairing a gas leak near the level crossing. A diversion route will be in place via the B5029 Grindley Lane, A50 Uttoxeter Road, A521 Uttoxeter Road.

Access will be maintained to homes and businesses within the road closure and to Caverswall Road. Pedestrian access will be maintained to Blythe Bridge Station and every effort will be made to maintain access to the station car park for vehicles. The work is expected to take a week but we will make every effort to finish it as soon as possible. Businesses will be open as usual in the village and train services will not be affected. We will keep people updated

Sara Wilcox
Press Officer – Midlands
Media Relations


Best Kept Village competition 2018

Your village needs you!
The Parish Council are entering the Best Kept Village Competition and need volunteers to litter pick and generally tidy up.
Please come along to the Parish Council meeting on 19th February to learn more.

What’s the Plan for Forsbrook?

Forsbrook Parish Council has applied to Staffordshire Moorlands District Council for designation of the parish as a Neighbourhood Plan Area.

This is the first step towards preparation of the Forsbrook Neighbourhood Development Plan.

Have your say

You can view the application and comment on‐line at: www.staffsmoorlands.gov.uk/forsbrook

The Neighbourhood Area application is also available to view at Moorlands House, Leek; Blythe Bridge Library and Cheadle One Stop Shop, High Street, Cheadle.

Responses can be made on line at the address above; by e‐mail to: Neighbourhoodplans@staffsmoorlands.gov.uk; or by post to: Regeneration, SMDC, Moorlands House, Stockwell Street, Leek ST13 6HQ

Consultation closes: 5pm Thursday 15th March 2018

Casual Vacancy – Parish of Forsbrook




that a casual vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for the Parish Council.

If by 23 October, 2017 (14 days excluding Dies Non, after the date of this notice) a request for an election to fill said vacancy is made in writing to the Returning Officer at the address below by TEN electors for the said Parish, an election will be held to fill the said vacancy, otherwise the vacancy will be filled by co-option.

If an election is called, it will take place not later than 27 December, 2017.

Dated 3 October, 2017

Simon W Baker
Returning Officer
Moorlands House
Stockwell Street
ST13 6HQ

Street Soccer starts 24th July

Leek Town Community Sports Football Coaches will be holding free football sessions for young people aged between 8 & 18.
Two coaches will be present at each session who are fully CRB checked.
Sessions will be 7pm until 8pm commencing 24th July 2017 to 1st September 2017 in the locations shown below:

Monday: Brown Edge – Playing Fields

Tuesday: Leek – Ball Haye Recreation Ground

Wednesday: Blythe Bridge – Recreation Ground

Thursday: Biddulph – Church Road Playing Fields

Friday: Cheadle – Churchill Road Playing Fields

Click on the image to view the full size poster

Blythe Bridge & Forsbrook Charity Fayre

At Foxfield Railway on Saturday 1st July 2017

This event is now in its 2nd year and the idea behind it is to raise both funds & awareness for all local charities and for the whole community from the young to the elderly and families. There are more and more groups, clubs and established organisations who need your help in maintaining their roles in the ever expanding voluntary sector. These groups, all locally based, will both be at the event to raise funds directly and / or may benefit from any surplus generated from this event.

Forsbrook Parish Council

Local Government Act 1972 

Notice of Annual Parish meeting for ALL Forsbrook Parish Electors. 


The Annual Assembly of the Parish Meeting for Forsbrook Parish will be held at Blythe Bridge Village Hall on May 15 2017 at 6.30pm

The business to be transacted at the meeting will be as follows:- 

  1. Apologies
  2. Minutes from the last Annual Meeting 16 May 2016
  3. Chairman’s Annual report.
  4. Open Forum


Press Release – Tennis for Kids

Attracting young children to tennis is of high priority for, coaching firm, SMASH Tennis UK. The team of Craig Leese and Jack Redfern are mid-way through a free six-week coaching programme launched by the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) aptly named, Tennis for Kids.

Caverswall Community Society

It is with great pleasure to announce that the Caverswall Community Society are aiming to buy The Auctioneers Arms through a community share offer. This is not just about saving a pub, it is about so much more than a pub. This is about creating a community hub and creating necessities for the local community and surrounding area. Please visit our website www.caverswallcommunitysociety.co.uk