If you can't find what you are looking for on our web pages, please contact the appropriate person listed below.
Emma Beaman (Countryside Manager)
Rights of Way
The Rights of Way Team are responsible for maintaining access along Staffordshire’s public path network (over 4,400 kilometres). In its simplest terms, we ensure that paths are inspected and maintained and that appropriate action is taken against landowners who obstruct the network.
If you would like to report a problem with a public pathway please use our online reporting system or email us on firstname.lastname@example.org
Due to circumstances beyond our control, we are no longer taking phone calls. Please use the above methods to contact us or, if it’s an emergency, contact the call centre on 0300 111 8000 and they will pass a message on to us.
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
Tel: 01782 302030
County Ranger Service - South
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.
(Environmental Health issues such as pest control, pollution, noise problems, litter and dumped rubbish are managed by your local borough or district council. Further information can be found at: https://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/environment/PestControl.aspx).
Sarah Bentley (Environmental Advice Manager )
Tel: 01785 276047
Cultural / 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)
Tel: 01785 276580
Suzy Blake (Historic Environment Record Officer)
Tel: 01785 277281
Responsible for conserving, maintaining and enhancing the natural environment (including landscape and nature and wildlife conservation).
Sue Lawley (County Ecologist)
Tel: 01785 277254
Sue Sheppard (Biodiversity Officer)
Tel: 01785 277256
Julia Banbury (Principal Landscape Officer)
Tel: 01785 277261
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)
Tel: 01785 276633
Ruth Cragg (Rural Development Officer)
Tel: 01785 277358
Noreen Davidson (Rural County Development Officer)
Tel: 01785 277876
Sue Glen (Admin Assistant)
Tel: 01785 277284
Hilary Foxley (Rural Enterprise Programme Manager)
Julie Hall (Rural Enterprise Programme Support Officer)
Tel: 01785 277400
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