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.

School Chess Club

Blythe Bridge High School & Sixth Form have been providing an open chess club for a range of year groups since the start of the last academic year, 2015-2016. In particular, it has been hugely beneficial for key members of staff to get to know our new Year 7 students’, and for them to get to know their peers.

Blythe Bridge Library Open Day

Blythe Bridge library open day to showcase services and reveal new name. 

People are being invited to a celebration event to showcase the services and activities available at Blythe Bridge library on Saturday 8 October.

TR17/16 Weight Limit on Various Roads in Stallington

Restrictions Plan – Area covered by the 7.5t weight limit


ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984

STAFFORDSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL

(STALLINGTON ROAD, STALLINGTON AND BROOMS LANE, FULFORD DALE AND FULFORD LANE, FULFORD)

(PROHIBITION OF HEAVY COMMERCIAL VEHICLES

OVER 7.5 TONNES GROSS)

ORDER 20**

1. Staffordshire County Council propose to make a Traffic Order under Sections 1(1), 2(4) and 3(2) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act, 1984, which will prohibit the use by any heavy commercial vehicle exceeding a maximum gross metric operating weight of 7.5 tonnes on the following roads:-

Temporary Traffic Regulation Order – (A521) 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.

Temporary Traffic Regulation Order – Stallington 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; or is being used for police, fire brigade or ambulance purposes. Pedestrian access will be maintained.

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.

No August Meeting

There will be no Parish Council meeting on August 15th due to the fact that we would be in quorate due to Councillors holidays, the next Parish Council meeting will be 19th September 2016.