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Country Park facilities close

Country Park facilities close

Description
Visitor centres, toilets, cafes, children's play areas, barbecue facilities and car parks at Staffordshire's country parks have closed.
Date:
25 March 2020
Residents reminded to recycle their plastic bottles in new campaign

Residents reminded to recycle their plastic bottles in new campaign

Description
With Staffordshire residents throwing out four in 10 plastic bottles annually, Staffordshire County Council is launching 'Plastic Bottles: Recycle One and All', a new campaign to help increase recycling rates and reduce waste.
Date:
05 March 2020

Preparation starts for grazing project

Description
Work to prepare for a cattle-grazing conservation project on part of Cannock Chase will begin soon.
Date:
03 March 2020
River Trent Levels Falling Slowly – But Residents Still Urged To Monitor Flood Advice

River Trent Levels Falling Slowly – But Residents Still Urged To Monitor Flood Advice

Description
Residents in flood risk areas of Burton are being urged to continue to be prepared until River Trent levels fall further.
Date:
18 February 2020
New recycling campaign urges people to make their metals matter

New recycling campaign urges people to make their metals matter

Description
People from across Staffordshire are invited to join a new campaign to recycle more metal products found in their homes.
Date:
27 January 2020
Pupils target drivers in anti-idling campaign

Pupils target drivers in anti-idling campaign

Description
Pupils from Ellison Primary Academy in Newcastle are urging drivers to switch off their engines outside school as part of a new campaign to reduce air pollution.
Date:
21 January 2020
East Staffordshire homes to be helped out of fuel poverty

East Staffordshire homes to be helped out of fuel poverty

Description
Eligible households in East Staffordshire could be helped out of fuel poverty, thanks to a brand new scheme.
Date:
20 January 2020
Regional recognition for Air Aware primary school

Regional recognition for Air Aware primary school

Description
A Staffordshire primary school has won regional recognition for its work promoting active and sustainable travel and combatting air pollution outside their school.
Date:
05 December 2019
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Call: 0300 111 8000