Featured Diversion of Vehicular Traffic – Uttoxeter Road

Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (As Amended)

Road Traffic (Temporary Restrictions) Act 1991



DIVERSION OF VEHICULAR TRAFFIC

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.

Featured Site Allocations and the Staffordshire Moorlands Local Plan

Preferred Options Sites and Boundaries Consultation – 28 April to 13 June 2016

The Preferred Options Sites and Boundaries document has been prepared by Staffordshire Moorlands District Council as part of the ongoing preparations for a new Local Plan for the District for the period 2016 to 2031.  This does not include the parts of the District that lie within the Peak Distirct National Park.  The document follows on from the Options Consultation undertaken during the Summer of 2015.

The consultation has started. To read and comment click here

To view the Preferred Options Sites and Boundaries Plan click here

Casual Vacancy – Parish of Forsbrook

NOTICE OF VACANCY
IN OFFICE OF COUNCILLOR


PARISH OF FORSBROOK

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN

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
Leek
Staffordshire
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. 

NOTICE IS HEARBY GIVEN THAT –

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

 

Annual Parish Council meeting

Annual Parish Meeting on May 15th 6.30pm at Blythe Bridge Village Hall

Arletty Theatre presents – Quilter and the Ghost

Award-winning Arletty Theatre returns with Quilter and the Ghost, after the wonderful responses to their Arts Council funded musical play, Swan Canaries (Best Theatre Production, Buxton Fringe 2014).

Quilter is losing her home, to make way for a luxury golf course. Tonight, she must save the stories she has collected for decades, by stitching them into a ‘Patchwork Quilt of Lives’. But there are protesters hiding in the rose garden, a mysterious stranger lurks in the study, and the police will be here at dawn: her precious memories could end up in a skip…

Blythe Bridge High School Forthcoming Work

Please read the letter below which has been sent to parents regarding the forthcoming work.  I am happy to speak to any of the residents to ensure that the parish are not affected too much by the works carried out.  Work will commence on Friday 17th February, there will be intrusive work on the school grounds over half term so residents may hear a bit of drilling noise, but nothing out of the ordinary.

Staffordshire County Council Candidate Open Day

Staffordshire County Council is hosting a Candidate Open Day for those of you thinking of standing for election to the County Council in May 2017.

The event will be held on Tuesday 28 March 2017 in County Buildings, Martin Street, Stafford ST12 9BQ.

Temporary Traffic Regulation Order

STAFFORDSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL

ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 (AS AMENDED)
ROAD TRAFFIC (TEMPORARY RESTRICTIONS) ACT 1991

DIVERSION OF VEHICULAR TRAFFIC

A521 UTTOXETER ROAD, BLYTHE BRIDGE

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 A521 Uttoxeter Road in Blythe Bridge 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.

To say thank you

The Rotary Club of Blythe Bridge and District would like to say a very big thank you to all the members of the public who supported the Christmas collection at Meir Heath and Longton Tesco. Also those who supported the street collection with Santa in his electric sleigh.

President Sue said “she was so delighted with support the Rotary Club of Blythe Bridge & District receives each year from local residents which in turn enables support for local charities and project though out the year.”

Rotarian Lynne Deavin

Birmingham and Three Counties Trust for Nurses

Established in 1922 to:

HELP retired nurses in need
HELP practising nurses in temporary difficulty
HELP practising nurses with grants for post-registration education

Further information and application forms from:
The secretary to the Birmingham and Three Counties ‘trust for Nurses
Telephone: 07957 090391
or
e-mail: bham3counties@hotmail.co.uk
Registered charity no 217991

 

Patients Participation Group

The Patients Participation Group (PPG) at Tean and Blythe Bridge GP practices are looking for members of the public to get involved. The PPG’s aims are to participate in the health improvement of the local population and to encourage patients to engage in their own healthcare, besides providing a mutually beneficial interface between patients and GP’s.

Conversation Staffordshire events

There are lots of challenges to our health and social care system and a Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) is being developed to address these. If you live or work locally, Conversation Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent is your chance to take part in an open discussion about your health services and the way they are delivered.