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Access protection markings

Apply for access protection markings on the highway.


View our accessibility statement.

Accessing and requesting information

How to request or access council information, or the information we hold about you.

Activities for children under 5

Search the what's on calendar for events, activities and leisure classes taking place throughout the county.

Admission appeals

If you have been refused a place at your preferred Staffordshire school and you are dissatisfied with the school place offered you have the right to lodge a formal appeal against this decision to an Independent Appeals Panel.

Admissions for primary schools

Information about applying for your child to go to Primary School, including application forms.

Admissions for Secondary and High Schools

Information about applying for your child to go to Secondary or High School, including application forms.

Adult Carers

Information and support for adult carers, including information about carers assessments.

Adult safeguarding

Find out how to report concerns about an adult on our Adult Safeguarding website.

Aerosols disposal

How to correctly dispose of aerosols.

Age restricted sales

Information and support packs about age restricted sales, including information about becoming an underage sales volunteer.

Air quality

Find out about Air Quality information and our initiatives, including air quality around businesses and schools.

Alcohol licensing

If you wish to sell alcohol; provide public entertainment and/ or provide late night refreshment you will need to obtain a license from us.

Alkaline batteries disposal

How to correctly dispose of alkaline batteries.

All age disabilities

If you have a disability or care for someone with a disability we will be able to provide care and support where possible. There is a variety of support available from individuals and local organisations.

Aluminium disposal

How to correctly dispose of aluminium.

Animal bedding disposal

How to correctly dispose of animal bedding.

Animal Health

We carry out activities that maintain a disease free status within Staffordshire and that promote humane treatment of farm livestock.

Anti social behaviour

Anti-Social Behaviour (ASB) is defined by the Crime and Disorder Act 1988 as: "Acting in a manner that causes or is likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress to one or more persons not of the same household as the complainant"


Information for parents regarding apprenticeships.


Information about our Archives service, what services they offer, visiting information, and more

Armed forces

The Covenant is a promise from the nation ensuring that those who serve or have served in the Armed Forces.


The Arts team are committed to providing access to quality arts experiences to stimulate and increase audiences for the arts, creating more and better opportunities for learning and participation for all.

Asbestos disposal

How to correctly dispose of asbestos.

Assessments for care

Information about how to request a care assessment for an elderly relative, and how to use the self-assessment tool.


ASSIST provides support for people over 16 years of age who have hearing or vision loss, are deafblind, or who have an autism spectrum condition.

Attendance in schools

We work in partnership with schools and families to promote and support children, young people and families in ensuring regular school attendance and achievement.

Autism and sensory support

The Specialist Support Service (SSS), part of Familes First, is a centrally based education service for the whole of Staffordshire.

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Latest news

Gritting Crews Work Around the Clock over the Weekend to Help Keep County On The Move

Staffordshire's army of gritters were out in force across the county during the weekend as strong winds, snow and freezing temperatures hit the region.
29 November 2021

Public health investment follows lockdown

Millions of pounds continue to be invested in improving Staffordshire's public health following lockdown.
29 November 2021

Highways crews out in force as Storm Arwen hits county

Highways crews in Staffordshire have been out in force after Storm Arwen brought wind, snow and freezing temperatures to the county.
27 November 2021

Grab a Jab this weekend in time for Christmas

People aged 12 and over are being urged to grab a jab in time for Christmas, as walk-in vaccination clinics open their doors once again in parts of Staffordshire this weekend.
26 November 2021

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