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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
Farmers fined for animal welfare offences

Farmers fined for animal welfare offences

Description
Two farmers from Meerbrook in Leek have pleaded guilty to a series of animal welfare offenses.
Date:
11 October 2019
Pupils target drivers in anti-idling campaign

Pupils target drivers in anti-idling campaign

Description
Pupils from Heath Hayes Primary Academy in Cannock are urging drivers to switch off their engines outside school as part of a new campaign to reduce air pollution.
Date:
09 October 2019
Successful deer deterrent scheme expanded

Successful deer deterrent scheme expanded

Description
A successful scheme designed to prevent accidents involving deer by keeping them away from the road is being expanded.
Date:
09 October 2019
Nature area under new management

Nature area under new management

Description
A Staffordshire beauty spot is to be managed by an internationally-renowned nature conservation charity.
Date:
23 September 2019
£2m Cannock Chase conservation plan approved

£2m Cannock Chase conservation plan approved

Description
A 10-year plan to manage Cannock Chase's natural habitat has been approved by the government's nature conservation agency.
Date:
21 August 2019
Conservation work on Cannock Chase

Conservation work on Cannock Chase

Description
Routine spraying is underway on Cannock Chase to stop bracken choking other plants, hindering wildlife and reducing public access.
Date:
06 August 2019
County Council declares a climate change emergency

County Council declares a climate change emergency

Description
Staffordshire County Council has declared a 'climate emergency' on a day that saw record-breaking high temperatures across the UK.
Date:
25 July 2019
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Email: pressoffice@staffordshire.gov.uk
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Email: contactus@staffordshire.gov.uk
Call: 0300 111 8000