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Mlwich Post Office

Remember, we still have a Post Office in Milwich under new ownership, but this is always under review so please make sure you use it. The page giving details of the Post Office services has been updated and can be seen here.

Banking services for most major banks can be done here in Milwich. Very useful as banks like HSBC and NatWest have closed in Stone. For more information give Caroline a call, phone number on the information page 

If you wish to hire the Village Hall – Please contact Sharon on 07805 569014 for rates and booking. Email sharonlhodson@gmail.com

Milwich website is run and maintained solely by volunteers. We rely on information being supplied by others. We need your help!

Please let us have news of events or reports of activities so we can keep the site current. Please supply any information to info@milwich.com.

The more information we have, the more relevant the site can be for the people of Milwich and visitors.

Some ofthe dates for the Parish Council Meetings in 2020 have been changed to the second Wednesday of the month to avoid a clash with previous hall bookings.

A full list can be seen here

The Milwich with Fradswell Parish Council Meeting will take place at Milwich Village Hall on Wednesday 15th January at 7.30pm.

The Draft Agenda for the meeting can be seen by clicking here

Draft Minutes of the previous meeting can be seen by clicking here.

A full list of all our councillors (updated July 2019) can be seen by clicking here. Contact them if you wish to raise issues relating to the Parish. Dr. Malcolm Calhaem and Mr. Fergus Cameron represent Fradswell, the remaining Councillors represent Milwich parishioners.

If you want to find out more about the role and responsibilities of the Parish Council and its Councillors then click on this link to take you to the Communities, Parishes and Local Councils website.

The closure of the road at Summerhill is scheduled to start tomorrow.

Staffordshire County Council have have issued a road closure notice for a section of the road in Summerhill for Severn Trent to carry out work. The section covered is from Highfields farm to a point 200 metres south (towards the Post Office at Coton Hill).

The order will come into operation on 13th January 2020 and the said works (which will start at 07:00) will commence on or as near as practicable to that date. It is anticipated that the works will be completed by 15th January 2020 (at approximately 18:00).

Local diversions will be signed.

This coming New Year, All Saints’ Church are looking for volunteers to assist with two new ventures.

Number one will be a family breakfast on a Sunday morning, probably held at All Saints’ Village Hall. If you can help with setting up, cooking, clearing or want to just come along, please let Stuart (505414) or Gordon (505493) know.

Number two. The Church is looking in 2020 to putting together a pilot of doing what’s called “Open the Book” with Greenlea School. Don’t know what it is but want to know more contact Stuart or Gordon who will point you in the right direction.

Just an extra, would you like to help cleaning church, probably once a month or 6 weeks, then ring Tessa on 505493. Would you like to join the church flower rota and dedicate your arrangements to a loved one, then again ring Elaine on 505414

December News

Community Link Shopper Bus Service from Milwich and Sandon to Stafford

Wednesday 8th January 2020

Wednesday 5th February

Wednesday 4th March

From Milwich Village Hall 10.00am

Pickup at Pump Square on Hilderstone Road, Sandon 10.10am

Return from The Gatehouse Theatre at 1.30pm

£2.50 Return Fare

Contact the Parish Clerk, Brian Boughey, 01889 502757 for further details and to book a seat on the Mini-bus.

Milwich & District Produce Guild

At our AGM, in October, the committee was re-elected, with Ruth Pett taking over from Frances Evans as programme secretary. After the official business, members enjoyed the usual social evening.

Tickets for the Christmas Party, (December 13th) are now available from Celia Vaughan on 01889 505783.

There will be no meeting in January 2020, but members are reminded to keep checking their bulbs in readiness for the Bulb Show on 27th February.

Our meetings are usually held in All Saints’ Village Hall , on the fourth Thursday of the month, beginning at 8pm.  For further details, please contact Mike Baggaley on 01889 270161, or m_baggaley@btinternet.com

Mobile Library visits Milwich on Mondays – Dec 2nd, 16th and 30th and in Jan 2020 on 13th and 7th

Change your library books at the library from 1.45 – 2.05pm

Coffee/tea shop has had to be suspended for the time being as Mondays are not ideal for many people to visit the Library.

 Milwich Post Office opening times:

MONDAY & TUESDAY: 9.00 to 12.30 am and 1.00 to 4.00 pm

WEDNESDAY: CLOSED (Papers only)

THURSDAY & FRIDAY: 9.00 to 12.30 am and 1.00 to 4.00 pm

CLOSED SATURDAY & SUNDAY

All Post Offices are examined regularly. Our Post Office is open at the moment. However –

PLEASE REMEMBER –

(This is important)

PLEASE USE IT OR LOSE IT!

Royal Mail’s latest recommended posting dates for delivery in the UK in 2019 are:

  • Wednesday, December 18 for second class mail
  • Friday, December 20 for first class mail
  • Monday, December 23 for special delivery