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Covid 19

Tens of thousands of pupils are back at schools and colleges across Staffordshire and Cheshire today. It’s the first part of the Government’s easing of lockdown rules. All schools have been supported with measures to reduce the risks of Covid-19 including the wearing of face coverings in communal areas and classrooms for staff and year […]

A number of areas of Stoke-on-Trent have been identified as having the highest rates for Coronavirus. Now, health leaders at the City Council are urging people living in Stoke, Shelton, Penkhull, Fenton East and around Hanley Park to get tested. The local authority has increased the availability of lateral flow testing at more venues which […]

More than 8,000 people have been tested for Covid-19 in the first two weeks since a South African variant was found in the Stafford borough.   Health bosses say they’ve been delighted by the response of the public with testing taking place at the Kingston Centre in Stafford, as well as in Gnosall, Eccleshall and […]

21 complaints have been made to the city council’s public protection team about supermarkets in Stoke-on-Trent being overcrowded and groups of people shopping together. Now council leaders are carrying out spot checks to make sure their fully compliant with Coronavirus safety guidance. Health boss Dr Paul Edmondson-Jones, wrote to all supermarkets a couple of weeks […]

138 fines have been handed out to people who’ve broken lockdown rules in the first week of February in Staffordshire. Police say they were for a range of breaches – the most common were house parties and people taking unnecessary car journeys. Families are now being urged to stick to the current lockdown guidelines during […]

A Porter at the Royal Stoke Hospital has died from Covid-19. John Jackson, known as Adam to his friends and family, had worked in theatres and was employed by Sodexo. The 52-year-old from Trent Vale passed away on Sunday. The hospital’s Chief Executive Tracy Bullock says he’ll be sadly missed by all his colleagues at […]

An operation to prevent illegal gatherings, raves and parties is continuing across Staffordshire in the wake of the Government’s announcement to increase fines. Anyone attending a house party of 15 or more people from this week will be fined 800 pounds. Police say they’ve already dished out over 1,000 fixed penalty notices. Covid stewards have […]

The top health boss in Stoke-on-Trent has written to all supermarkets in the city reminding them of the guidance as part of the ongoing fight against Coronavirus. Paul Edmondson-Jones says over 500 people have died in the Potteries in the last twelve months while currently nearly 400 people are in the Royal Stoke hospital battling […]

It is with great sadness that Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service confirm a serving firefighter has died. 48-year-old firefighter based at Hanley has died from Coronavirus. Father of two, Alec Elwell, a Crew manager had served at a number of stations across the county during the last 15 years. Chief Fire Officer Becci Bryant says […]

People are being reminded to look out for scammers trying to steal their bank details with fake NHS text messages about the Covid-19 vaccine. Staffordshire County Council’s Trading Standards service is warning people to be vigilant and not to give out their personal details if contacted. In the scam, text messages claim the recipient is […]