Uttoxeter, located in Staffordshire, is situated in the West Midlands region near the River Dove. There is a variety of places of interest located in Uttoxeter as well as in the surrounding area, including St. Mary's Church and the Uttoxeter Heritage Centre, which offers free entry. The Market Place is home to the Millennium Monument and War Memorial. Uttoxeter Racecourse is one of the most famous landmarks in the local area and is located only a short distance from the centre of town. Other sights of interest include the Spook Market and the Peak District National Park.
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The English small market town of Uttoxeter is located within the area that is known as Staffordshire, which is located within the West Midlands. The town of Uttoxeter has a population of about twelve thousand people however this population is set to increase over the years due to plans for new developments. The town of Uttoxeter is located close to the River Dove and it is also close to the cities of Lichfield, Derby and also Stoke on Trent. The town of Uttoxeter is twinned with the German area of Raisdorf and also the French area of Fumel.
The town of Uttoxeter has been the home to vast number of famous people over the years and this includes Alex Newport who is known for being a record producer and also a musician. The bare-knuckle boxer that was known as Bartley Gorman lived in the town for many years.
One of the main employers within the town of Uttoxeter is the JCB Company and they are makers of construction, heavy products and agricultural machinery. The JCB Company has three different sites within the town. Fox's biscuits also have a factory within the town and the surrounding area. The town is located close to the theme park that is known as Alton Towers and the national park of the Peak District is also close to the town.
One of the main sectors within the local economy is agriculture. The town of Uttoxeter is situated amongst an area that is rich in dairy farming. There was once a large dairy farm within the town that was a major trader in cheese and butter.
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