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St John's Autumn Fayre October 13, 2018
St John's Church will be holding their annual Autumn Fayre on Saturday October at Oulton Village Hall. Fun starts at 12.00 with stalls, tombola and ... [MORE]

Best Kept Village Results August 23, 2018
Oulton gained a "Highly Commended" award at the 2018 BKV Presentation closely behind winners Tittensor in 1st, Haughton 2nd and Fulford 3rd. The Jud... [MORE]

Day Star Theatre returns to OVH August 04, 2018
Day Star Theatre return to Oulton Village Hall with a new production, The Last Run.This small creative theatre company have visited the village many... [MORE]

Fashion Show at Oulton Village Hall July 19, 2018
Forget Prada and D&G Oulton Village Hall will be holding their own fashion show and sale on Friday 17th August from 7.00 pm. High Street fashion... [MORE]

Best Kept Village 2018 July 19, 2018
Despite the lack of rain over the past few weeks members of the BKV Committee and local residents have managed to keep the village flower displays l... [MORE]

Oulton Village Fete and Garden Party June 23, 2018
 Over many years the  popular Oulton Village Fete has become a fixture on the local "season" and 2018 promises to be bigger and better t... [MORE]

Summer Planting and Best Kept Village 2018 May 25, 2018
Oulton Community Group would like to thank all those who have made a contribution to our funds for our Best Kept Village attempt 2018 - and to keep ... [MORE]

Oulton Watercolour Socity Show May 25, 2018
Oulton Watercolour Society will be hold a show and sale of art and artefacts on Saturday 2nd June at 10.00 am till 4.00 pm. There will also be a raf... [MORE]

Community commemorates WW1 May 23, 2018
Members of Oulton WI have installed a tableau to commemorate the end of the First World War and the seventeen men from our village who lost their ... [MORE]

OCG - Funding for Planting crisis April 09, 2018
The owners of this website is facing a funding shortage for the programme of summer planting for 2018 and the future. See attached apeal from our re... [MORE]

Best Kept Village 2018 February 28, 2018
Preparations are under way for Oulton's attempt at the Best Kept Village Competition 2018. In 2017 the village took second place in the small villag... [MORE]

St Valentines Dinner/Dance - a roaring success! February 13, 2018
A crown of around 75 were entertained by "The Vanz" at Oulton Village Hall St Valentines Dinner/Dance. A two course meal was provided by members of ... [MORE]

Oulton Scouts 60's Night with live music February 12, 2018
Oulton Scouts Group are having a fund-raising (and roof raising!) night of 60s music and dance to raise funds for the group. There will be live mu... [MORE]

Village Hall Kitchen - complete February 09, 2018
Oulton Village Hall Kitchen Refurbishment Project ‘Funded with the help of Biffa Award, as part of the landfill Communities Fund,’ thi... [MORE]

Plans for Westbridge Park, Stone. Your opinions needed. February 07, 2018
This website has received the following message from a company working on behalf of Stafford Borough Council in the development of leisure facilitie... [MORE]

Oulton Village Hall - New recruits wanted. February 07, 2018
At the recent AGM of Oulton Village Hall Mangement Committee it was noted that the Committee has several vacancies available and in some areas is no... [MORE]

Calling all Bowling enthusiasts February 02, 2018
A message from Terry Dale, Chairman of Oulton Indoor Bowling Short Mat Club. "We have been established since 1995 bowling at Oulton Village Hall. W... [MORE]

Oulton Village Hall events for 2018 January 04, 2018
After a very successful programme of events in 2017, Oulton Village Hall Committee are finalising a package for 2018. This will include a Valantine ... [MORE]

Village Hall kitchen refurbishment January 04, 2018
The village hall committee have agreed with their contractors that the complete refurbishment of the kitchen will start on 3rd January for completio... [MORE]

Oulton Village Hall New Kitchen Project October 23, 2017
Great news we have now received the formal offer from Biffa Award for the full £26,000 grant to fund the kitchen refurbishment project, this... [MORE]

Refuse Skip at Oulton Village Hall October 21, 2017
The refuse skip organised by Stone Rural Parish Council will be at Oulton Village Hall on Saturday 28th October. THis will be the last chance this y... [MORE]

New Art Class at Oulton Village Hall September 05, 2017
A new Art clas starts at Oulton Village Hall on Tuesday 26th September headed up by Vanessa Timmis B.A (hons). The class last 2 hours from 10.30 t... [MORE]

Best Kept Village 2017 - Second Place September 05, 2017
Wonderful News Oulton awarded second place in the Stafford area -small village category of the Staffordshire Best Kept Village Competition. Thanks... [MORE]

New Lawn Mower for Oulton Village August 14, 2017
  Oulton Village taken delivery of a new mulch mower to be used by at the Village Hall and in the Village to control some of the verges (esp... [MORE]

Oulton Village Hall - forthcoming events August 07, 2017
Oulton Villlage Hall management committee have organized two new events for the coming months. On Friday 18th August at 7.00 pm there will a a Fash... [MORE]

Neighbourhood Watch Alert May 22, 2017
Our local Neighbourhood Watch co-ordinator has alerted us to an incident on Saturday morning when a property in Oulton was burgled. The gentleman ha... [MORE]

Oulton Village Hall Facebook May 22, 2017
Oulton Village Hall now has a Facebook page. To catch up will all events and news go to ... [MORE]

Oulton Vilage Fete May 22, 2017
The perenially popular Oulton Village Fete will be held at Outon Village Hall again this year, due to ongoing construction works at Oulton Abbey. ... [MORE]

New Art Class at OVH March 02, 2017
A new Art Class is soon to start at Oulton Village Hall (Meakin Annexe). The session will be on Wednesday beginning the 26th April from 10.30am to 1... [MORE]

Over 50s Fitness at OVH March 01, 2017
Local resident Ruth Wilson informs us of an Over 50s Fitness Session at Oulton Village Hall. Ruth says. "Sarah who runs the class is very encouragi... [MORE]

Easter Concert at St John's ChurchT February 26, 2017
The CK Community and Choir and the Choir of Oulton First School will be coming together again to perforn a concert for Easter at St John's Church Ou... [MORE]

Best Kept Village 2017 February 09, 2017
At the AGM of Oulton Community Group it was decided to enter the Best Kept Village again this year. We have done very well over the past 8 years and... [MORE]

Neighbourhood Watch Alert - Attempted break-in February 03, 2017
An attempted burglary was thwarted in the early daylight hours of Friday 3rd February. The occupant of a property in Kibblestone Road was alerted by... [MORE]

Oulton Heath - Burglary January 23, 2017
Barbara Palmer, our local Neighbourhood Watch Co-ordinator been alerted to an incident in Oulton Heath. She reports that;-   Theives have bro... [MORE]

Oulton Abbey Playgroup -new facilities. January 14, 2017
Oulton Abbey Playgroup is looking to share it's new facility with other groups in the village. Please see below the contents of an email from Sister... [MORE]

Oulton Village Hall Events 2017 December 21, 2016
Oulton Village Hall Committee have already lined up a packed catalogue of events for your entertainment in 2017. January 21st  at 8.00 p.m. th... [MORE]

The Wheatsheaf - re-opening? October 23, 2016
Following the sudden closure and depature of "Gilmores at the Wheatsheaf" the venue is set to reopen. Notices have been posted in the window of the ... [MORE]

Oulton Abbey re-development October 23, 2016
The re-development of Oulton Abbey Care Home is at an advanced stage with the roof structure now in place prior to completing the roof covering. Com... [MORE]

Gilmores at the Wheatsheaf - for sale. October 02, 2016
After only around 18 months trading as "Gilmores at the Wheatsheaf"  the lease on the pub/restaurant is up for sale. Busines agents Sydney Phil... [MORE]

Farm thefts - please be vigilant October 02, 2016
Our Neighbourhoodd Watch co-ordinator Barbara Palmer has reported that 120 chickens have been stolen from a farm in the Meaford area over the weeken... [MORE]

Oulton Abbey Nursing Home - a birds eye view July 13, 2016
Wilgoose the main contractor for the development of the new nursing home at Oulton Abbey have posted an aerial video of the site, and the ongoing wo... [MORE]

Planning Issues for Oulton April 30, 2016
Local resident Gill Stanford has provided the following updates on planning issues involving the village and environs   ---------------------... [MORE]

Oulton Scouts Vacancies April 25, 2016
Oulton scouts have 4 places this year and six places in September in the Beaver Group. Children must be at least 5 and 3/4 to join. If any parents a... [MORE]

Superfast Broadband for Oulton? April 06, 2016
In a recent article in the Staffordshire Newsletter, SuperfastStaffordshire stated that 90% of the County now has access to Superfast Broadban via B... [MORE]

Beware Nottingham Knockers February 26, 2016
A concerned resident called the police today to report the presence of  a team of door to door salespeople purporting to be rehabilitated young... [MORE]

Moddershal Valley Boundaries Re-appraisal December 01, 2015
There will be an exhibition at Moddershal Village Hall on Monday 14th December hosted by Stafford Borough Council Planning Department. The exhibitio... [MORE]

Gold for Oulton Britain in Bloom September 22, 2015
Oulton Community Group are very pleased to announce the success of the village in the recent Heart of England Britain in Bloom Competition. This is ... [MORE]

Best Kept Village Success August 07, 2015
Oulton Village was awarded a Highly Commended Certificate again this year. Oulton Community Group would like to thank all those volunteers and resid... [MORE]

Home Insurance Scandal July 31, 2015
A concerned resident has contacted the administrators of this website to publish the following as a warning to other members of our community. &nbs... [MORE]

RHS Britain in Bloom Competition June 02, 2015
RHS judges are visiting Oulton on the afternoon of the 17th July to judge our entry into the Britain in Bloom Competition. Oulton Community Group wo... [MORE]

Oulton Scout Group March 15, 2015
Oulton Scout has reformena and now meets on a regular basis. Please see poster below for details. ... [MORE]

Heart Start for Oulton February 07, 2015
Over twenty villagers turned out on Friday 6th February for the  "HeartStart" course at Oulton Village Hall. The course was presented by member... [MORE]

Defibrillator for Oulton Village December 18, 2014
Stone and Rural Parish Council have offered a Defibrillator to be situated at Oulton Village Hall in 2015. As you will know this is a vital piece of... [MORE]

Nicholls Lane Field -update October 18, 2014
Nicholls Lane Action Group would like to thank all those that attended the lastest Public  hearing at Stafford Borough Council Civic offices. A... [MORE]

Oulton Scouts Need You September 29, 2014
The newly formed Oulton Scout Group is looking young people to join it's ranks and also for Scout/Cub and Beaver Leaders to help out the existing 4 ... [MORE]

Nichiolls Lane Action Group cotinue the fight. September 29, 2014
     Disclaimer -The Nicholls Lane Action group held a public meeting at Oulton Village Hall on 21st November 2014. Here are the no... [MORE]

Airdale Spinny/ Nicholls Lane Field July 10, 2014
Seddons, who want to build up to 34 houses on the field on Nicholls Lane which ajoins Airdale Spinney, have taken their appeal to the Planning Inspe... [MORE]

Oulton Heritage Walk June 06, 2014
  Oulton Community Group has put together a Heritage Walk Guide which is housed in the old, but newly re-painted, telephone kiosk on Kibbles... [MORE]

"Rainbows" in Oulton May 08, 2014
The 1st Oulton Rainbow Group meets at Oulton Village Hall on Wednesday afternoon (term-time only) from 5.30 to 6.30. Girls aged between 5 and 7 are ... [MORE]

Oulton Abbey development - permitted April 05, 2014
The Planning Application for the development of Oulton Abbey has been permitted by Stafford Bourough Council Planing Committee. An application to al... [MORE]

Free Smoke Alarms for Staffordshire residents February 21, 2014
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service are offering to visit all homes in Staffordshire to advise on fire risks and fit free smoke alarms. These alar... [MORE]

Neighbourhood Watch Alert - Landrover Discovery February 21, 2014
Staffordshire Police are warning that Landrover Discoverys are being targeted in the local area by thieves. Headlights have been removed from a numb... [MORE]

Wind Turbine on Cotwalton Drumble February 02, 2014
The purpose of this report is to inform villagers of the proposed development at Cotwalton Drumble and does not constitute an opinion either way. So... [MORE]

House plans for Oulton Croft November 16, 2013
The application for the building of four houses on Oulton Croft, Nicholls Lane will be considered by SBC Planning Committee on Monday 25th November.... [MORE]

Neighbourhood Watch Alert October 04, 2013
Stafford Police have issued a Neighbourhood Watch Alert sent via our local Co-ordinator Barbara Palmer A group of scammers are tageting this area w... [MORE]

Wind Turbines on Redhill - Stone? October 01, 2013
A local resident has asked for the following to be posted to the village website. The comments do not necessarily reflect the views of the website a... [MORE]

Seddons Appeal for Nicholls Lane Deveopment October 01, 2013
    There will be a public meeting for anyone interested in the proposed development of land off Nicholls Lane by Seddons. The deve... [MORE]

Thanks - Pam Sinclair September 05, 2013
Oulton Community Group would like to thank Pam Sinclair for her donation of £90.00 to their funds. The money was raised from the sale of her e... [MORE]

Oulton Abbey Development September 03, 2013
  Final plans for the Abbey delvelopment are now lodged with Stafford Borough Council and can be viewed on their website. Those interested can... [MORE]

Oulton Views DVD now available August 06, 2013
Following the recent very successful Village Fete, and the Scarecrow Festival organised by Oulton Village Hall and the Oulton Community Group (OCG) ... [MORE]

Stone Laying at Oulton Village Hall July 27, 2013
Oulton Village Hall Chair Barbara Palmer lays a commemorative stone marking the building of the new Meakin Annexe to the Hall. The main hall is ... [MORE]

Pilates Exercise May 07, 2013
A Pilates execise class is being held at Oulton Village Hall. Three dates have been arranged, the first being on Saturday morning between 9.30 and 1... [MORE]

Oulton Abbey Development Minutes March 14, 2013
The minutes of the last meeting of the Joint Working Group for the Abbey development can be found here. ... [MORE]

"Nottingham Knockers" warning March 13, 2013
Stone Local Police have warned about a group of people known as the "Nottingham Knockers". These people clainm to be on a Prison Re-habilitation Pro... [MORE]

Junk Mail and Junk Phone Calls March 13, 2013
There appears to have been an increase in "Junk" mail and particularly "Junk" phone calls in recent months. If you are plagued by either of these yo... [MORE]

Neighbourhood Watch Alert February 12, 2013
Barbara Palmer, our Neighbourhood Watch Co-ordinator has been warned by Stone Police of a distraction burglary which took place last week. Two men p... [MORE]

Oulton Abbey Plans September 23, 2012
At a recent site visit plans of the proposed development of the Abbey were on show to interested parties. Over 40 villagers turned out in response t... [MORE]

Oulton Abbey Development Plans August 16, 2012
Outline plans for the Abbey development were presented by the architect for discussion at the latest meeting of the Joint Working Group on 6th July ... [MORE]

Funding for Oulton Community Group January 28, 2012
Oulton Community Group is pleased to ackowledge funding from the Staffordshire Local Community Fund. This fund is supported by Staffordshire County ... [MORE]

Re-development for Oulton Abbey August 27, 2011
There have been a number of schemes to develop Oulton Abbey over the years but the last one, which was to provide residential accommodation has been... [MORE]

Advertise your business on this site! July 13, 2011
Would you like to promote your business on the Oulton Village website? Whether you are a builder, plumber,electrician, accountant, tree surgeon or s... [MORE]

Oulton Heritage Trail? March 31, 2011
Oulton Community Group is looking for content to establish an Heritage Trail around the villige and surroundings. At a recent meeting the question of ... [MORE]

Oulton Horticultural Socirty December 10, 2010
These photos have been passed to the village website by Barbara Palmer via Martin Robinson. I am sure that they will be of interest to all residen... [MORE]

Moddershall Valley Mills August 20, 2010
  click on image to enlarge   The Oulton Village website has been contacted by Mr Bob Gibbens who has sent us the above ... [MORE]



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