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Staffordshire Newsroom

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Repairs to listed Staffordshire road bridge set to go ahead following successful £2.35 million funding bid

Repairs to listed Staffordshire road bridge set to go ahead following successful £2.35 million funding bid

Description
Repairs to a Grade II Listed road bridge over the River Tame in Staffordshire can soon begin following an announcement today that a Government funding bid for £2.35 million has been successful.
Date:
28 February 2020
Pocket Film Festival returns for third year

Pocket Film Festival returns for third year

Description
People from Stafford will get the chance to enjoy movies old and new, along with films of the town's history when the popular Festival returns for its third year.
Date:
27 February 2020
Effective financial management, supporting a strong economy and people's independent living recognised in report

Effective financial management, supporting a strong economy and people's independent living recognised in report

Description
Commitments to grow Staffordshire's economy, find new ways to ensure people can continue to live independently and support vulnerable residents in Staffordshire have been detailed in a report published this week.
Date:
20 February 2020
Skills and apprenticeship drive continues as county sees near full employment

Skills and apprenticeship drive continues as county sees near full employment

Description
Supporting people to gain the skills they need to access higher value jobs remains a focus for the county council as Staffordshire continues to see near full employment.
Date:
18 February 2020

Latest news

Businesses urged to get on board with transport innovation project

Businesses urged to get on board with transport innovation project

Description
Small businesses will soon help to provide innovative transport improvements at a university 'living lab' following a successful government funding bid by a county council-led partnership.
Date:
13 February 2020
Next phase of work begins major growth boosting road project

Next phase of work begins major growth boosting road project

Description
The next phase of a multi-million-pound road project which will support growth and ease congestion in Stafford begins next week.
Date:
13 February 2020
Top industry award for Staffordshire business backed by county growth programme

Top industry award for Staffordshire business backed by county growth programme

Description
An equestrian business in Staffordshire which was supported by a county council administered growth programme has been recognised nationally as being the best in its field.
Date:
13 February 2020
Offer of a warm welcome thanks to council funding

Offer of a warm welcome thanks to council funding

Description
People from Rugeley and Brereton can look forward to a warm welcome, free refreshments and friendly conversation thanks to a funding boost provided by local County Councillors.
Date:
13 February 2020
Volunteers back Staffordshire's library service

Volunteers back Staffordshire's library service

Description
The work of volunteers in Staffordshire's 43 libraries is being celebrated.
Date:
12 February 2020

Council pledges to get best deal for Staffordshire - after HS2 gets the green light

Description
Staffordshire County Council continues to work for the best deal for the county's residents after HS2 was approved.
Date:
11 February 2020
Don't let food allergies ruin your Valentine's Day

Don't let food allergies ruin your Valentine's Day

Description
In the run up to the most romantic day of the year, people and food businesses are being reminded of the importance of clear allergen and ingredient information.
Date:
7 February 2020
Coton Green Primary School could expand

Coton Green Primary School could expand

Description
Parents and members of the local community are being consulted on the expansion of a popular Tamworth primary school.
Date:
3 February 2020
Apprentices celebrate National Apprenticeship Week

Apprentices celebrate National Apprenticeship Week

Description
Staffordshire apprentices have been sharing their stories and experiences for National Apprenticeship Week
Date:
3 February 2020
University marks official opening of Keele Business School and Smart Innovation Hub

University marks official opening of Keele Business School and Smart Innovation Hub

Description
The new state-of-the-art building which houses Keele University's Business School together with a "Smart Innovation Hub" and collaborative workspace has officially opened.
Date:
3 February 2020
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