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Emma Beaman (Countryside Manager)
Email: emma.beaman@staffordshire.gov.uk

County ranger service 

Rangers have a role in improving the countryside of the county by providing information, including details of grant aid available for countryside improvement. The rangers are supported by two small works unit teams, (one in the north and one in the south) who maintain the country parks and access land and improve the Rights of Way Network.

County ranger service - North
Email: steve.williams@staffordshire.gov.uk
Tel: 01782 302030  

County ranger service - South
Email: steven.archer@staffordshire.gov.uk
Tel: 01543 871773 

Environmental advice team

Our Environmental Advice Team is responsible for the promotion, management and conservation of the natural and historic environment in Staffordshire, including ecology, landscape, archaeology and historic buildings.

Please note: environmental health issues such as pest control, pollution, noise problems, litter and dumped rubbish are managed by your local borough or district council.

Sarah Bentley (Environmental Advice Manager)
Email: sarah.bentley@staffordshire.gov.uk
Tel: 01785 276047

Cultural or historic environment  

Responsible for the promotion, management and conservation of the historic environment in Staffordshire (including its archaeology, historic buildings and historic landscapes) as well as for the management and development of the historic environment record. 

Shane Kelleher (County Archaeologist)
Email: shane.kelleher@staffordshire.gov.uk
Tel: 01785 276580

Suzy Blake (Historic Environment Record Officer)
Email: suzy.blake@staffordshire.gov.uk
Tel: 01785 277281

Natural environment

Responsible for conserving, maintaining and enhancing the natural environment (including landscape and nature and wildlife conservation).

Sue Lawley (County Ecologist) 
Email: sue.lawley@staffordshire.gov.uk
Tel: 01785 277254

Sue Sheppard (Biodiversity Officer) 
Email: sue.sheppard@staffordshire.gov.uk
Tel: 01785 277256

Rural development

The rural development team works with public, private and voluntary sector organisations to create diverse, thriving and sustainable rural communities and to assist our rural areas in contributing towards Staffordshire’s economic growth.

Nicola Swinnerton (Rural Development Manager)
Email: nicola.swinnerton@staffordshire.gov.uk
Tel: 01785 276633

Ruth Cragg (Rural Development Officer)
Email: ruth.cragg@staffordshire.gov.uk
Tel: 01785 277358

Noreen Davidson (Rural County Development Officer)
Email: noreen.davidson@staffordshire.gov.uk
Tel: 01785 277876

Sue Glen (Admin Assistant)
Email: sue.glen@staffordshire.gov.uk
Tel: 01785 277284

Rural Enterprise Programme

Hilary Foxley (Rural Enterprise Programme Manager)

Julie Hall (Rural Enterprise Programme Support Officer)

Email: rep@staffordshire.gov.uk
Phone: 01785 277400

Rural County
Staffordshire Place 1
Wedgwood Building
ST16 2DH

Further information can be found on the rural enterprise programme page.

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