The Parish Council puts out a quarterly newsletter, sharing advice from organisations we work with and stories about what is happening across the parish. The spring 2020 edition is available below. A lot has happened in the few weeks since the Newsletter went to print which we would like to update you on.
At the February meeting of the Parish Council a report was received from Staffordshire Police. The following advice was provided for residents concerned about the risk of vandalism. How to protect your property against vandalism Keep it visible It might feel like your house is more secure behind a high wall or fence but the fact it can’t be seen from the street could make it a more […]
The Staffordshire Warmer Homes initiative is due to launch in East Staffordshire next week. The initiative aims to install fully funded first time central heating systems into eligible homes across Staffordshire. The Staffordshire Warmer Homes initiative is funded by the £150m Warm Homes Fund, which has been established by National Grid to support local authorities to address some of the issues affecting fuel poor households. Staffordshire County Council is […]
There will be community engagement events at Byrkley Garden Centre giving residents the chance to meet local Police Officers. The first event will be held on 14th December from 2pm to 3pm. The second will be from 10am until midday on 22nd December. Smart Alerts will be sent out before each event. More information about policing in East Staffordshire can also be found at www.staffordshire.police.uk, by clicking on […]
The Parish Council has been working with Amey and the local community to design new traffic calming measures, which have now been installed.
The local History Society was formed in early 2018 with the aim of researching and providing events for villagers on subjects of local interest. In May last year, there was an extremely successful three day event in Rangemore Church on the history of Rangemore village. Over 250 people attended this event. In view of the organisation involved the Society has decided to run an event of this nature […]
To mark the centenary of the end of the First World War, a beacon was lit on top of Battlestead Hill. This was part of a national chain of beacons to commemorate the Armistice. As the beacon was lit, a crowd gathered around the beacon for a short service of remembrance led by Rev. David Collier. The service began, “We gather this evening hour to recall the armistice […]
During the 2 years since the Neighbourhood Development plan was “made”, T&RPC have noticed that the current policies are not delivering the objectives that the parish agreed upon, so the council have been working with planning consultants, ESBC and the Tatenhill & Rangemore Community Group to try and address these issues & ensure that all future dwellings deliver our objectives. As part of the modification process, the revisions […]
Barton Community Library are offering a free Library at Home Service for those who struggle to visit due to age, disability or poor health. Friendly volunteers can visit with books or audio books, delivering them to your home and then exchanging them when the time comes. Please see the attached poster for more information and then call the library on 01283 713753 if you would like to sign […]
As soon as T&RPC discovered that there would be a gas pipe laid through the village (from The Acorn to the new school on Branston Road) we contacted the supplier, Fulcrum, to see if we could get gas for residents. We were told that it was too late to change the diameter of the pipe, but there would be capacity for at least 50 homes. They asked us to […]