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Visitors since July 2011

Updated 20/10/16

Local planning applications

Bus services

Public transport

Bus route maps and timetables

Needwood Forest Connect bus service will run directly in to Burton between the hours of 10am and 2:30pm. Passengers can alight and board at Market Place in Burton, outside the Shop mobility store.

Mobile library visits Anslow village hall 2-2.30pm Wednesday  29th June,20th July, 10th 31st August, 21st September, 13th October, 3rd, 23rd November 14th December, 2017 4th , 25th January, 15th February, 8th ,29th March

Fly tipping /rubbish in gardens complaints - 01283 508576

To arrange bulky waste collection - 01283 508000

Neighbourhood Warden  - Lee Evans

Local policing information

Local police officers: dial their airwave numbers then 0300 123 2345 and listen to instructions

Sergeant Chris Beckett, airwave number 03688

Sergeant Jason Nadin, airwave number 04445

Sergeant Tyrone Kett, airwave number 04217

PC Adam Wood, airwave number 03708

PCSO Lesley Hardware,  airwave number 16848,

PCSO Julia Wells, airwave number 16814

Police non emergency number: 101(state your name and location to contact your local PC)

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What’s new

Police drop in clinics: Church of St Mary's Rolleston on Thursday 17th November at 10:30

Church of St Mary's Tutbury, Saturday 19th November  at 11:00

Church of Holy Trinity Anslow on Monday 21st November at 15:00

Date: 4.10.16.  Ref: P/2016/01201.  Location: Mayfield Farm, Hanbury Road, Anslow Gate DE13 9QT.  Proposal:  Prior approval for the conversion of two agricultural buildings to form 3 dwellings

If you wish to see the Applications, please contact the Planner, Charlotte El Hakiem at charlotte.elhakiem@eaststaffsbc.gov.uk or by phone on 01283 508746 or see the website below and insert the above reference number to view the application forms and drawings within 21 days of the above date.    http://www.eaststaffsbc.gov.uk/Northgate/PlanningExplorer/ApplicationSearch.aspx

Planning application Henhurst Hill.  Response date 14th October

YMCA sleepout 11th & 12th November. More details

Support Holy Trinity Church Scarecrow competition and Harvest festival.  Cakes, books and plants to sell, raffle prizes and items to auction all needed.  Please contact Ann Lowe on 812428

New phone number for reporting power cuts When the power goes out, it can leave people feeling unsure about what to do, with many wrongly thinking they should call the electricity supplier they pay their bill to.  In order to solve this problem, a new phone number is being launched by electricity networks. From 6th September 2016, dialling 105 will connect callers to their local electricity network operator.  105 is available to electricity customers in England, Scotland and Wales. The number can be accessed from most landlines and mobile phones. It doesn’t matter who you choose to buy electricity from - anyone can call 105.


The public can also call 105 if they spot damage to electricity power lines and substations that could put them, or someone else, in danger. If there’s a serious immediate risk, the emergency services should be called too.

Missing cat - 4 yr old grey cat Smokey, missing from Needwiid since Saturday 6th August.  Reward for finding her - call Katy on 07904 582770

Highway defect reporting - the Staffordshire County Council Hightways call centre is no longer accepting e-mails as a way of reporting defects.  Please ring 0300 111 8000 or use the ‘Report it’ page, where photos can be attached,  or the ‘Mystaffs’app page with separate links to download the app through Google Play store of iTunes. Once reported this goes straight to the system ready to be directed to the correct team without going through the call centre.

Farmers market every 2nd Thursday at Burton Market Hall

National plant monitoring scheme - volunteers/groups of volunteers needed

Staffordshire County Council transport service To book your journey call 01283 512705 or 01283 544320 or e-mail (allow 48 hours notice for e-mail bookings)



Police Contact Advice:

Telephone 999 in an emergency where there is a danger to life or a crime is in progress.
Telephone 101 for non-emergencies where police attendance is required, to report a crime or to report any other incidents. Calls to 101 have a fixed cost of 15p.



We should like to express our sincere thanks to Councillor Bob Fraser, Councillor Simon Gaskin and Councillor Duncan Goodfellow for funding the village hall £500 each towards cavity wall insulation.

We should also like to acknowledge a grant of £1,000 from Western Power Distribution Community Chest which has helped fund the installation of uVPC doors to the kitchen and one of the main double door exits.

These energy efficient measures will hopefully make the hall more comfortable for users and reduce our carbon footprint.

Congratulations to HM The Queen in her 90th year


A short service will be held in

(by Leyfields, Anslow) on


at 11am (Please arrive by 10.45 am)

The Service will be led by Rev Pip Short