Brook Hollows Questionnaire

Would you like to see Brook Hollows improved and cared for in the future? This questionnaire has been put together by Rolleston Civic Trust regarding Brook Hollows. Whilst there is the possibility of funding to make improvements to the site, ESBC would like to be sure that enough people care enough about this area to make it worthwhile – the questionnaire is simply to gauge opinions. Some of you may have already filled one in, as they were available at both Transport Day and Community Day. You do not have to be a resident of Rolleston to fill it in. It’s not per household so you can all fill one in. If you are happy to add your thoughts, please print off the form, fill it in and return it to a Civic Trust committee member.

Burton in Bloom Award

On Saturday 27 June at the Gardening Festival in the Market Hall, Burton, Rosemary Baker received, on behalf of the Rolleston Engineering and Transport Society (TREATS) Station Project Group, a Burton in Bloom award – the highest category “Outstanding”. The project’s display stand, showing in particular the items of history discovered by Delia Wyers at the Kew National Archive Centre, was present on the balcony and was visited by the Mayor and Mayoress amongst other interested people, many of them with memories of the railway at Rolleston. On two evenings recently the Brownies and Guides came to the site and carried out various tasks – weeding, tidying and creating a bug’s hotel. Normally the first Saturday of each month sees a working party at the site and Saturday 4 July will be no exception. The main tasks are to continue bricklaying with the remaining available bricks, and also possibly replenishing the chipping paths with fresh chippings.

TR12/15 Burton Road, Tutbury

Following concerns by local residents Staffordshire County Council are proposing to implement a 30mph zone from the roundabout at the top of Rolleston Lane into Tutbury.

College Field High Court Appeal

It was reported in this article 'Chris Young secures the first successful High Court challenge to a neighbourhood plan decision' the Secretary of State has consented to Judgment in the High Court challenge of his refusal of permission for 100 houses. However this does not mean that the College has won planning consent to build on the playing fields, only that the decision of the Secretary of State has been put back and it will be looked at again. There are further details in this Burton Mail article.

Both the threat and the reality of large scale developments within the village and surrounding areas is never far away. Read more about it in the planning section pages.

Last updated: 4 July 2015