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Staffordshire Newsroom

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Leader welcomes vaccination site news

Leader welcomes vaccination site news

Description
Leader of Staffordshire County Council, Alan White, has welcomed the announcement of a large community Covid-19 vaccination site in Tunstall.
Date:
22 January 2021
Make getting a test part of your weekly routine

Make getting a test part of your weekly routine

Description
People who must leave their homes to make essential visits during lockdown are being urged to get tested in one of Staffordshire's Community Testing Centres.
Date:
22 January 2021
Latest jobs boost for Staffordshire following approval of £48million facility

Latest jobs boost for Staffordshire following approval of £48million facility

Description
Approval of a £48million distribution base for national retailer Pets at Home in Stafford means more employment opportunities and will strengthen economic recovery, the county council's deputy leader has said.
Date:
21 January 2021
Gritting and highways crews work through the night to help keep county on the move

Gritting and highways crews work through the night to help keep county on the move

Description
Staffordshire's army of gritters were out in force across the county last night as freezing temperatures, sleet and snow hit the county once again.
Date:
21 January 2021

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Council operates safe services to support communities

Council operates safe services to support communities

Description
Household waste recycling centres, children's centres, libraries and country parks are among Staffordshire County Council services still operating during the latest lockdown.
Date:
6 January 2021
Highways improvements to help reduce flooding on Stafford Road to start next week

Highways improvements to help reduce flooding on Stafford Road to start next week

Description
Highways improvements to help tackle flooding on part of Tixall Road in Stafford will start on Monday 11 January 2021.
Date:
5 January 2021
Staffordshire Leader Says Staffordshire Must Rally As Nation Is Plunged Into Lockdown 3

Staffordshire Leader Says Staffordshire Must Rally As Nation Is Plunged Into Lockdown 3

Description
Residents, businesses and schools in Staffordshire must now rally once again as the country is placed in Lockdown 3 to help prevent the NHS becoming overwhelmed by the new strain of Covid-19 this winter.
Date:
4 January 2021
Increase in Covid cases across Staffordshire after festive break

Increase in Covid cases across Staffordshire after festive break

Description
Latest figures show that Covid cases have risen steeply in Staffordshire following the Christmas holiday.
Date:
4 January 2021
Staffordshire's latest Covid Hotspot areas

Staffordshire's latest Covid Hotspot areas

Description
New areas in the county showing spikes in Covid cases have been added to Staffordshire's community hotspot list.
Date:
31 December 2020
Staffordshire schools plan for new term

Staffordshire schools plan for new term

Description
Local schools will be supported as much as possible by Staffordshire County Council during the partial closures of the next few weeks.
Date:
31 December 2020
County Council urges 'simple and safe' New Year celebrations

County Council urges 'simple and safe' New Year celebrations

Description
Residents of Staffordshire are being urged to have simple and safe New Year celebrations to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in the county.
Date:
31 December 2020
Staffordshire residents and county public health director recognised in New Year's Honours List

Staffordshire residents and county public health director recognised in New Year's Honours List

Description
Staffordshire residents and the county council's director for health and care have been recognised in the New Year's Honours List alongside household names from sports, entertainment and the arts.
Date:
30 December 2020
Staffordshire escalated to Tier 4 Level from tomorrow, Thursday December 31

Staffordshire escalated to Tier 4 Level from tomorrow, Thursday December 31

Description
Staffordshire is to be escalated to Tier 4 for Covid-19 – meaning tough new restrictions for both residents and businesses in the county.
Date:
30 December 2020
Drivers urged to take care as gritting teams continue work countywide

Drivers urged to take care as gritting teams continue work countywide

Description
Drivers are being urged to take care as icy conditions continue in Staffordshire with the county's gritting teams working around the clock.
Date:
30 December 2020
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Call: 0300 111 8000