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Staffordshire celebrates success of 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games

Staffordshire celebrates success of 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games

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Staffordshire is celebrating the success of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games and the county hosting two events. The Games, which draw to an end today, saw over 5000 top international athletes take part in over 280 events over 11 days.
Date:
8 August 2022
Staffordshire celebrates Birmingham 2022 hosting two games events

Staffordshire celebrates Birmingham 2022 hosting two games events

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Staffordshire has been celebrating the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games this week, as the county hosted two events and top international athletes.
Date:
4 August 2022
Luke lands ideal job thanks to council work experience programme

Luke lands ideal job thanks to council work experience programme

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A young man with Asperger's syndrome has found his ideal job thanks to a successful work experience programme delivered by Staffordshire County Council.Twenty-six-year-old Luke Harrison is the latest person to benefit from the 'Open Door' programme, having secured a job as a Business Support Assistant at the local authority.
Date:
2 August 2022
Families urged to have a safe summer

Families urged to have a safe summer

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People are being encouraged to follow sensible precautions and enjoy a safe summer.
Date:
2 August 2022

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New Staffordshire business award recognises company's role in boosting county profile

New Staffordshire business award recognises company's role in boosting county profile

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A Staffordshire business has been recognised for its role in promoting the county as a great place to live, work and invest through an inaugural award.
Date:
15 July 2022
Extra funding for projects that help tackle climate change

Extra funding for projects that help tackle climate change

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Communities across Staffordshire are set to benefit from an extra £91,500 funding for projects that help tackle climate change or protect the environment.
Date:
15 July 2022
Stay safe in hot weather and check on the elderly

Stay safe in hot weather and check on the elderly

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People are being urged to stay safe as high temperatures could hit record highs next week.
Date:
15 July 2022
Staffordshire wishes good luck to county Commonwealth Games athletes

Staffordshire wishes good luck to county Commonwealth Games athletes

Description
Staffordshire's Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games athletes have been sent well wishes by the county's communities leader with the opening ceremony just days away.
Date:
14 July 2022
Street light project set to save £1.5 million a year

Street light project set to save £1.5 million a year

Description
A green street light project in Staffordshire is set to save around £1.5 million a year in energy bills.Staffordshire County Council's street lighting project will see half of the county's 94,000 streetlights replaced with brand new LED lights. LED lights use less electricity than traditional orange streetlights and last anywhere between 20 to 25 years. Traditional streetlights typically last only four years.
Date:
13 July 2022
Bus tours Staffordshire to get more on board with fostering

Bus tours Staffordshire to get more on board with fostering

Description
As part of its summer campaign, Staffordshire County Council's fostering bus is taking to the road to encourage more foster families to come forward. 'Reggie,' the fostering service's promotional bus, will be making its way across the county, giving people the chance to meet the team and talk to existing foster carers about the work they do.
Date:
13 July 2022
Bailey Street school has its official opening

Bailey Street school has its official opening

Description
A Stafford school that moved into a brand-new location in 2020 has had its official opening celebration today (Wednesday).
Date:
13 July 2022
Summer sees rise in reports of rogue gardeners

Summer sees rise in reports of rogue gardeners

Description
Residents in Staffordshire are being urged to be on their guard for rogue gardeners and landscapers over the summer months.Staffordshire County Council's Trading Standards service have issued the warning following a rise in reports of fraudulent traders operating in the county. Over 20 reports have already been received within the last 2 months.
Date:
13 July 2022
Caution urged as Covid cases continue to rise

Caution urged as Covid cases continue to rise

Description
With cases continuing to rise across the country, residents are being urged to stay safe and take sensible precautions to limit the spread of Covid-19.
Date:
13 July 2022
£15.5 million roads pledge already seeing results

£15.5 million roads pledge already seeing results

Description
Nearly 1,600 potholes and other defects have been fixed on Staffordshire's roads in the past month, as the county council steps up its repair programme.
Date:
8 July 2022
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