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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.

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
Residents advised to take care and enjoy the heat safely

Residents advised to take care and enjoy the heat safely

Description
Staffordshire County Council is renewing calls for people not to cool off in potentially dangerous lakes, reservoirs and quarries, as temperatures are set to reach 30C in some parts of the county this week.
Date:
22 July 2019
Reminder of Danger of Cooling off in Open Water

Reminder of Danger of Cooling off in Open Water

Description
People are being reminded of the dangers of swimming in open water following the death of a 21-year-old man in Chasewater, in Staffordshire.
Date:
01 July 2019
Energy facility marks five years of reducing waste to landfill and powering homes

Energy facility marks five years of reducing waste to landfill and powering homes

Description
Staffordshire's energy recovery facility has now been operating for five years – diverting a million tonnes of non-recycled household waste from landfill to generate electricity.
Date:
15 May 2019
Staffordshire residents urged to get composting with free bins

Staffordshire residents urged to get composting with free bins

Description
Householders in Staffordshire are being urged to take up composting with the aid of free compost bins from the county council.
Date:
07 May 2019
Snake warning for dog owners

Snake warning for dog owners

Description
Dog owners are warned to be careful in the next few weeks as they walk their pets on Cannock Chase.
Date:
03 April 2019
Proposals on show for managing Cannock Chase

Proposals on show for managing Cannock Chase

Description
People can see for themselves how proposals to look after Cannock Chase for the next decade would work.
Date:
12 March 2019
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These contact details are for journalists and members of the media only:

Email: pressoffice@staffordshire.gov.uk
Call: 01785 895050

If you are not a journalist or member of the media and have a general enquiry please:

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