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Staffordshire Newsroom

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Residents to raise latest Walleys Quarry questions

Residents to raise latest Walleys Quarry questions

Description
Residents can put their latest questions to the agencies tackling the problems caused by Walleys Quarry at a virtual public meeting to be held on 3rd August.
Date:
29 July 2021
Still places left for consultation event for proposed new library in Burton

Still places left for consultation event for proposed new library in Burton

Description
Burton residents can still sign up for consultation events on proposals to relocate the town's library to the Market Hall – including an evening panel session at the Pirelli Stadium.
Date:
28 July 2021
Major county road project enters next phase as it nears completion

Major county road project enters next phase as it nears completion

Description
A multi-million-pound project to support Stafford's regeneration moves to its next phase next week as the whole scheme nears completion.
Date:
28 July 2021
Cricketing Legend Michael Holding to Join Libraries Book Chat

Cricketing Legend Michael Holding to Join Libraries Book Chat

Description
West Indies cricketing legend and pundit, Michael Holding, will take part in a special online book chat being organised by Staffordshire County Council's Libraries service.
Date:
27 July 2021

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Walleys Quarry health impact scrutiny meeting scheduled

Walleys Quarry health impact scrutiny meeting scheduled

Description
Staffordshire county councillors concerned about the effect of Walleys Quarry on people's physical and mental wellbeing are holding a special meeting to question public health leaders.
Date:
21 July 2021

Staffordshire County Council Statement – Care Quality Commission (CQC) Report on Covid Deaths in Care Homes

Description
The CQC today (Wednesday) published a report on the number of Covid deaths in care homes across the country during the pandemic. One care home in Staffordshire was among those to see more than 30 deaths.
Date:
21 July 2021
More important than ever to get vaccinated

More important than ever to get vaccinated

Description
With coronavirus cases continuing to rise in the county, Staffordshire's health chief has thanked everyone who has stepped up so far and been vaccinated.
Date:
20 July 2021
Take sensible precautions to limit the spread of Covid-19

Take sensible precautions to limit the spread of Covid-19

Description
With cases continuing to rise in all parts of the county, Staffordshire's health chief has called on residents and businesses to continue taking sensible precautions to limit the spread of Covid-19.
Date:
19 July 2021
Keep getting jabbed and tested Tamworth people urged

Keep getting jabbed and tested Tamworth people urged

Description
Following a borough-wide push over the weekend, people in Tamworth are being urged to carry on getting vaccinated and tested.
Date:
19 July 2021
Stafford Rogue Trader Given 150 Hours Community Order

Stafford Rogue Trader Given 150 Hours Community Order

Description
A rogue trader from Stafford who conned at least eight people has been given a 16 month custodial sentence suspended for two years, a community order of 150 hours unpaid work and must attend 20 Rehabilitation Activity Requirement sessions.
Date:
19 July 2021
Regional Recognition for Air Aware Schools

Regional Recognition for Air Aware Schools

Description
Two Staffordshire schools have won regional recognition for their work promoting greener travel and combatting air pollution outside their school.
Date:
19 July 2021
Millions to be spent on improving Staffordshire schools

Millions to be spent on improving Staffordshire schools

Description
Lighter, brighter classrooms with more fuel-efficient heating and lighting systems are part of a £12 million investment to maintain and improve some Staffordshire schools.
Date:
19 July 2021
Hundreds brave warm conditions to complete IRONMAN 70.3 Staffordshire

Hundreds brave warm conditions to complete IRONMAN 70.3 Staffordshire

Description
Hundreds of athletes from across the UK and overseas braved warm conditions to complete the gruelling IRONMAN 70.3 Staffordshire triathlon event.
Date:
18 July 2021
Tamworth People Urged to Grab a Jab and Grab a Test This Weekend

Tamworth People Urged to Grab a Jab and Grab a Test This Weekend

Description
People in Tamworth are being urged to get vaccinated and get tested this weekend - in a bid to curb an outbreak of Covid cases across the borough.
Date:
16 July 2021
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