Wardle Transport have announced the launch of a new A50 bus route, which will link Stoke and Derby and include a stop in Uttoxeter. The new X50 service will pick up its first passengers next month, and will run every 60 minutes from Monday to Saturday. Keith Myatt, Communications Manager for Wardle Transport, said that the route had been introduced after public feedback had highlighted the need for a route linking 'towns and villages...
The Uttoxeter to Burton route is one of a number of bus services in the region which have been affected by a funding dispute. Wardle Transport, a subsidiary of Arriva, says it is being forced to make changes to its timetable due to a withdrawal of local authority subsidies. The changes, which came into force throughout the area yesterday, will see the Sunday timetable of the 1E service between the towns cut, with the 7.35am service...
A Uttoxeter author has compiled a book made up solely of truckers' memories and tales of life on the road. Ros Unwin, was inspired to write 'The North Staffordshire Hauliers' by her late father-in-law's links to the haulage industry. She then spoke to countless other drivers and haulage workers about the life of a trucker, and has now put together a 128-page paperback packed with anecdotes and memories. The book is...
Uttoxeter train station is now a far more colourful place, but what do you make of the newly-unveiled mural? Artist Anthony Hammond created the work, which features images from the town's culture and history. The artwork was developed with the North Staffordshire Community Rail Partnership, based on designs suggested by residents. It was sponsored by a number of businesses from the town, and East Midlands Trains, which operates...
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