Our use of cookies We use necessary cookies to make our site work. Necessary cookies enable core functionality such as security, network management, website analytics and accessibility. You may disable these by changing your browser settings, but this may affect how the website functions. The cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone. For more information on how these cookies work, please see our privacy policy.

To agree to our use of cookies, click the 'Accept' button.
Accept
 

Staffordshire will move to very high COVID alert level on 2 December

Sharing public notices

Everybody wants to know what’s going on in their neighbourhood, whether it’s the latest planning applications, changes to roads or alterations to public rights of way.

Councils have to publish legal announcements for these changes called public notices. These outline the exact details of each scheme or project. At the moment they have to be published in a very particular way in local newspapers. Now you have a chance to help shape the way people receive this vital information in the future.

have your sayWho's involved?

We are taking part in a pilot project set up by Central Government to explore alternative ways of sharing Public Notices. We are working closely together with three other councils, Stoke-on-Trent City, Stafford Borough and Newcastle Borough, and with newspaper owners Local World Group. 

We need to hear what you think. Local World is organising readers’ panels in each pilot area to gather your views on whether the way public notices are currently circulated works for you, or whether it could be improved or updated.

Panels are being set up for readers of:

How do I have my say?

It’s quick and easy to have your say, simply sign up at one of the web pages above and Local World will email you occasional surveys about public notices which will take only a few minutes to complete.

As a bonus, the first 300 people to join the panels will be entered into a prize draw to win a £100 gift card.

have your say banner

There are no results that match your search criteria


Latest environment news

Fund launches to help improve local communities and the environment

Community groups from across Staffordshire are being invited to apply for funding for projects that help improve their local environment.
Date:
11 November 2020

Cannock Chase conservation plan to be scrutinised

A joint £7.8 million conservation plan with the potential to protect Cannock Chase's wildlife and landscape for years to come is to be considered by Staffordshire County Council.
Date:
04 November 2020

Multi-million pound plan to preserve and promote Cannock Chase

A £7.8 million investment to protect Cannock Chase is planned over 15 years by the Cannock Chase Special Area Conservation Partnership (SAC) and will be funded by money from housing developers.
Date:
22 September 2020

Respect the countryside and each other

Staffordshire residents are being urged to respect the countryside and each other.
Date:
18 June 2020

Visit the Staffordshire Newsroom