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This includes looking at the suitability of major planning developments like waste disposal sites and mineral extraction, We also oversee the disposal of domestic rubbish at waste disposal sites.

Staffordshire welcomes additional Green Homes funding

Staffordshire welcomes additional Green Homes funding

Description
Families in Staffordshire are set to benefit from extra funding to help them make their homes more energy efficient along with support for those who might be struggling with energy bills.
Date:
25 March 2021
Staffordshire air quality improvement project receives £300,000 boost

Staffordshire air quality improvement project receives £300,000 boost

Description
A project to improve air quality in Staffordshire by engaging with schools and businesses and promoting electric vehicle use has received a £300,000 government boost.
Date:
18 March 2021
Country park visitor investment for 2021

Country park visitor investment for 2021

Description
Cannock Chase, Chasewater and Greenway Bank will all benefit after owners Staffordshire County Council coordinated funding from the EU's European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development and committed money raised from car parking fees at country parks. Lichfield District Council is also contributing towards improvements at Chasewater Country Park.
Date:
17 March 2021
Project to upgrade county's street lights underway

Project to upgrade county's street lights underway

Description
A project to update thousands of Staffordshire street lights that will use less energy and save money is underway.
Date:
09 March 2021
Pupils secure funding towards cost of new school bike shed

Pupils secure funding towards cost of new school bike shed

Description
Pupils from Walton High School in Stafford are celebrating after receiving funding to build a new bike shed for Sixth Form students.
Date:
22 February 2021
Ancient trees under threat from damage

Ancient trees under threat from damage

Description
Ancient oak trees dating back to the time of King Henry VIII are being damaged by people building illegal trails through Brocton Coppice for use by mountain bikes, off-road motorbikes and quad bikes.
Date:
16 February 2021
£7.8m Cannock Chase conservation plan backed

£7.8m Cannock Chase conservation plan backed

Description
£7.8 million plans to protect Cannock Chase's vulnerable landscape and wildlife for future generations have been backed by Staffordshire County Council.
Date:
20 January 2021
Climate change funding still available

Climate change funding still available

Description
Community groups, parish councils and schools with projects that help tackle climate change are being reminded that there is still time to apply for funding.
Date:
14 January 2021
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Email: pressoffice@staffordshire.gov.uk
Call: 01785 895050

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Email: contactus@staffordshire.gov.uk
Call: 0300 111 8000