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Staffordshire Newsroom

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Budget Breaks for Businesses, Young Job Hunters and Family Discounts Welcomed by County Leader

Budget Breaks for Businesses, Young Job Hunters and Family Discounts Welcomed by County Leader

Description
Staffordshire County Council's Leader Philip Atkins has welcomed bonuses for firms, a boost for young job seekers, eat out discounts and a stamp duty holiday unveiled in today's budget.
Date:
8 July 2020

Public urged to 'answer the call'

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People in Staffordshire are being urged to answer the call and follow the advice if contacted by NHS Test and Trace on 0300 013 5000.
Date:
8 July 2020
Fund helping communities through Coronavirus to be extended

Fund helping communities through Coronavirus to be extended

Description
A county council fund that has already provided a £155,000 lifeline to help communities through Coronavirus is to be extended.
Date:
8 July 2020
County Council continues to manage finances throughout pandemic

County Council continues to manage finances throughout pandemic

Description
Staffordshire County Council is continuing to manage its finances as it continues to deal with the effect of the coronavirus pandemic.
Date:
7 July 2020

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County council reacts to school September opening plans

County council reacts to school September opening plans

Description
Education leaders in Staffordshire have welcomed news that all pupils are to return to schools and colleges in September.
Date:
2 July 2020
Widening works on busy Stafford road set to begin next week

Widening works on busy Stafford road set to begin next week

Description
The first phase of works to widen a busy road in Stafford will begin on Monday, July 6.
Date:
2 July 2020
Extra help for children delivered during pandemic

Extra help for children delivered during pandemic

Description
Staffordshire County Council's Children and Families Services department invested an additional £1.3 million to cope with the unprecedented demands of continuing to provide front line support during the Coronavirus pandemic.
Date:
2 July 2020
Residents Urged to Stick to Covid-19 Rules – as Country Marks 100 Days Since Lockdown

Residents Urged to Stick to Covid-19 Rules – as Country Marks 100 Days Since Lockdown

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Communities across Staffordshire are being urged to continue to follow the advice on Covid-19 – as the country marks 100 days since the start of lockdown today. (Wednesday)
Date:
1 July 2020
Community learning programme thrives despite Covid-19 crisis

Community learning programme thrives despite Covid-19 crisis

Description
A county council-led adult community learning service is thriving despite lockdown restrictions thanks to prompt adaptation by teachers and participants.
Date:
30 June 2020
Children urged to join Silly Squad for Summer Reading Challenge

Children urged to join Silly Squad for Summer Reading Challenge

Description
Children from across Staffordshire are invited to join Silly Squad as part of this year's Summer Reading Challenge.
Date:
30 June 2020
Free Call blockers for vulnerable residents

Free Call blockers for vulnerable residents

Description
People who receive regular nuisance sales calls could soon benefit from a free call blocking device fitted to their telephones as part of a national scheme.
Date:
29 June 2020
Businesses encouraged to heed advice and take advantage of available help

Businesses encouraged to heed advice and take advantage of available help

Description
Businesses are being encouraged to heed government advice on social distancing and take advantage of the help that is available from the county council as lockdown eases.
Date:
26 June 2020
Free starter PPE packs for micro-businesses

Free starter PPE packs for micro-businesses

Description
Micro-businesses are being offered the chance to get a free personal protective equipment (PPE) starter-kit from Staffordshire County Council.
Date:
26 June 2020
Staffordshire libraries begin phased reopening

Staffordshire libraries begin phased reopening

Description
Staffordshire's 43 libraries will begin a phased reopening from Monday, 6th July.
Date:
24 June 2020
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