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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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County start-up scheme helps Staffordshire mother grow her business supporting other small enterprises

County start-up scheme helps Staffordshire mother grow her business supporting other small enterprises

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A Cannock entrepreneur is growing her business with county council backing and helping her to work flexibly around busy family life.
Date:
7 July 2022
Staffordshire Gets Set for The Birmingham 2022 Queen's Baton Relay

Staffordshire Gets Set for The Birmingham 2022 Queen's Baton Relay

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People across Staffordshire are being urged to turn out and show their support for the Birmingham 2022 Queen's Baton Relay as it travels along county streets in just over a week.
Date:
7 July 2022
Motorists advised of road closures on A34 near Stone

Motorists advised of road closures on A34 near Stone

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Motorists are being advised of temporary road closures on the A34 at Fillybrooks near Stone from Friday 8 July.Staffordshire County Council's highways teams are carrying out essential resurfacing works which will help prolong the life of the road and keep it in good condition.
Date:
5 July 2022
Children invited to take Summer Reading Challenge

Children invited to take Summer Reading Challenge

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Children from across Staffordshire are invited to take part in this year's Summer Reading Challenge which starts on Saturday 9 July.Thousands of children are expected to sign up for the campaign being delivered by Staffordshire County Council's Libraries Service in partnership with national charity, The Reading Agency and the Science Museums Group.
Date:
5 July 2022
Stay safe during the summer holiday

Stay safe during the summer holiday

Description
Staffordshire residents can play their part in minimising the spread of Covid-19 this summer, by getting fully vaccinated and taking sensible precautions.
Date:
5 July 2022
Ofsted visit shows children are well looked after

Ofsted visit shows children are well looked after

Description
A recent Ofsted visit found that vulnerable children in Staffordshire continue to receive good support and protection despite the impacts of Covid-19.
Date:
5 July 2022
Holiday activity programme returns for summer

Holiday activity programme returns for summer

Description
Free healthy meals and access to a range of activities including swimming, will benefit children this summer.Staffordshire County Council's Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) programme is back for the summer holidays and includes free swimming lessons and play sessions.
Date:
5 July 2022
Apprentices praised at graduation ceremony

Apprentices praised at graduation ceremony

Description
More than 80 apprentices from across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent have been recognised at a special graduation event.The apprentices, representing sectors from health and care to education and accounting to engineering were joined by their families, friends, employers and training providers for the seventh Staffordshire Apprenticeship Graduation ceremony.
Date:
1 July 2022
£3.9 million scheme to improve Staffordshire's roads announced

£3.9 million scheme to improve Staffordshire's roads announced

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A major £3.9 million scheme to improve some of Staffordshire's key roads has been announced.
Date:
1 July 2022
Residents and businesses get set for Birmingham 2022 cycling event

Residents and businesses get set for Birmingham 2022 cycling event

Description
With under a month to go until the start of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, residents and business in South Staffordshire can now find out more about a cycling event in their area and how it could impact them.
Date:
29 June 2022
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