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Stay safe and keep following the guidance urges Council ahead of Ramadan

Stay safe and keep following the guidance urges Council ahead of Ramadan

Description
Residents observing Ramadan are being urged to continue following the latest coronavirus guidance and taking up the vaccine when eligible.
Date:
16 April 2021
Council encourages all over 45s to book their vaccine slot

Council encourages all over 45s to book their vaccine slot

Description
All people over 45 in England can now book a Covid jab and the County Council is encouraging people not to delay and book their vaccination.
Date:
16 April 2021
Final Day of Mass Covid Testing in Tamworth

Final Day of Mass Covid Testing in Tamworth

Description
Families invited to take part in a mass Covid testing pilot in Tamworth are being reminded to drop off their tests at the special collection points by 7pm this evening. (Friday)
Date:
16 April 2021
Tamworth residents urged to complete their tests before pilot comes to an end

Tamworth residents urged to complete their tests before pilot comes to an end

Description
Residents in two Tamworth wards taking part in a Covid-19 testing pilot are being reminded they have just two days to drop their completed kits.
Date:
15 April 2021

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Services expand as lockdown conditions ease

Services expand as lockdown conditions ease

Description
Staffordshire County Council will be providing more services from this week as lockdown restrictions ease.
Date:
12 April 2021
Residents urged to help businesses as restrictions ease

Residents urged to help businesses as restrictions ease

Description
Staffordshire people are being asked to take extra care and enjoy the further easing of lockdown restrictions safely from today (Monday 12 April).
Date:
12 April 2021
Organisations can find out more about the UK Community Renewal Fund at a Staffordshire online event

Organisations can find out more about the UK Community Renewal Fund at a Staffordshire online event

Description
Organisations across Staffordshire can find out more about how they can apply for a share of a new national community fund at an online event on Friday, April 16.
Date:
9 April 2021
Community venue chosen to host council's annual meeting

Community venue chosen to host council's annual meeting

Description
A community venue in Stafford which will allow for social distancing has been chosen to host a face to face annual meeting of the county council.
Date:
9 April 2021
Statement on the death of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh

Statement on the death of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh

Description
Tributes have been paid in Staffordshire following the announcement by Buckingham Palace of the death of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh.
Date:
9 April 2021
Outdoor education centre is active again

Outdoor education centre is active again

Description
Chasewater outdoor education centre is to reopen its doors after a long-term deal has been agreed with a new tenant, Staffordshire-based company Peak.
Date:
7 April 2021
Tamworth Residents Urged to Take Part in Major Covid Testing Pilot

Tamworth Residents Urged to Take Part in Major Covid Testing Pilot

Description
Families living in parts of Tamworth are being called on to take part in a new mass Covid Testing pilot next week, as the seven-day rate for cases hits almost double the national average.
Date:
7 April 2021
'Make getting tested twice weekly a part of your routine'

'Make getting tested twice weekly a part of your routine'

Description
As the government's testing programme is set to extend nationwide the council is urging all residents to get tested twice a week and make it a regular part of a weekly routine.
Date:
6 April 2021
Families urged to opt for a Staffordshire staycation over Easter

Families urged to opt for a Staffordshire staycation over Easter

Description
Families looking for something to do during the Easter holidays are being urged to opt for a Staffordshire staycation and help support their local tourist attractions.
Date:
6 April 2021
Test & Collect Service now open to all in fight against Covid

Test & Collect Service now open to all in fight against Covid

Description
Staffordshire County Council's Covid Test & Collect Service is now open to more people than ever before.
Date:
1 April 2021
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