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Staffordshire Newsroom

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Major development activity in 2020 to pave way for more county jobs as near full employment continues

Major development activity in 2020 to pave way for more county jobs as near full employment continues

Description
Major business and transport development projects picking up pace throughout 2020 will pave the way for more job creation, Staffordshire's economic growth leader has said.
Date:
21 January 2020
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City bypass construction moves to next phase following major engineering projectntitled

Description
A multi-million-pound road scheme which will ease congestion in Lichfield and support development is moving to its next stage following the successful completion of a major engineering project.
Date:
21 January 2020
Pupils target drivers in anti-idling campaign

Pupils target drivers in anti-idling campaign

Description
Pupils from Ellison Primary Academy in Newcastle are urging drivers to switch off their engines outside school as part of a new campaign to reduce air pollution.
Date:
21 January 2020
East Staffordshire homes to be helped out of fuel poverty

East Staffordshire homes to be helped out of fuel poverty

Description
Eligible households in East Staffordshire could be helped out of fuel poverty, thanks to a brand new scheme.
Date:
20 January 2020

Latest news

Deadline for primary applications looms

Deadline for primary applications looms

Description
Time is running out for parents to get their primary school applications in before the 15 January 2020 deadline.
Date:
10 January 2020
Investment planned to continue libraries' success

Investment planned to continue libraries' success

Description
Plans for the future of Staffordshire's 43 libraries lay out a continued commitment until 2025.
Date:
9 January 2020
Record levels of spending on care to continue in Staffordshire in 2020

Record levels of spending on care to continue in Staffordshire in 2020

Description
Staffordshire County Council is allocating more than ever before in its budget for 2020/21 to spend on care.
Date:
8 January 2020
Committee to hear how service is keeping Staffordshire communities safe

Committee to hear how service is keeping Staffordshire communities safe

Description
In Staffordshire last year, 34,300 counterfeit items with an estimated value of £204,000 were removed or prevented from entering the supply chain. This included 24,000 illicit cigarettes with a street value of £12,500.
Date:
6 January 2020
Spending on care to reach record levels in Staffordshire in 2020

Spending on care to reach record levels in Staffordshire in 2020

Description
Staffordshire County Council's financial plans for 2020/21 include record expenditure on care provision.
Date:
30 December 2019
Staffordshire residents recognised in New Year Honours

Staffordshire residents recognised in New Year Honours

Description
Staffordshire residents have been recognised by Her Majesty the Queen in the New Year Honours.
Date:
28 December 2019
Shoppers reminded of their consumer rights ahead of New Year's Sales

Shoppers reminded of their consumer rights ahead of New Year's Sales

Description
Shoppers looking for bargains online during the Boxing Day and January Sales period are being urged to get to know their rights.
Date:
23 December 2019
Top 10 most borrowed books in Staffordshire revealed

Top 10 most borrowed books in Staffordshire revealed

Description
Crime and thriller writers like Lee Child, David Baldacci and Ann Cleeves continue to be a huge hit amongst Staffordshire readers, as the county reveals its most borrowed books for 2019.
Date:
23 December 2019
County's recycling centres ready for festive rush

County's recycling centres ready for festive rush

Description
Festive opening times for Staffordshire's recycling centres.
Date:
19 December 2019
Life-changing initiative one step closer

Life-changing initiative one step closer

Description
Plans to create a regional partnership to help children needing adoption or foster care to find loving, stable homes more quickly are a step closer to completion.
Date:
18 December 2019
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