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Staffordshire County Council

Staffordshire Residents looking for information about local services or support to deal with cost-of-living pressures can do so at Community Help Points across the county. Community Help Points assist people in accessing a variety of information, activities and resources to make everyday life easier, including -Using the internet to find important information. -Finding out where […]

Staffordshire County Council is making good on its promise to fix more roads across the county with 16,308 pothole repair jobs completed so far, which is already in excess of jobs completed last year Earlier this year, the council announced an investment of £30 million into maintaining and improving the county’s highways over the next […]

Almost 10,000 young people, aged between 8 and 17, enjoyed over 2,500 activities as part of the Staffordshire Commissioner’s Space programme this summer. There were over 22,000 attendances at events, equating to over 43,000 hours. The summer programme brings together public, voluntary and private sector organisations to provide fun, positive activities for vulnerable young people. […]

Expanded childcare for pre-school years will help thousands of children and their parents, as increases in Government-funded hours for increasingly younger children, begin in April next year. 97 per cent, almost all of Staffordshire’s pre-school providers are rated ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’ so this gives toddlers play and learning opportunities that will help them make the […]

Puns aplenty dominated the official launch of four new street sweepers in Newcastle Under Lyme. The Borough Council invited children from Bursley Academy and Chesterton Primary School to name the latest vehicles to take to the streets. Powered by Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO), the new street sweepers’ emissions are 90 per cent lower than diesel-powered […]

It is all systems go for Staffordshire’s gritters as they are put through their paces ahead of the winter season. The third week of October traditionally marks the start of Staffordshire County Council’s gritting operations, and Saturday saw the county’s gritters test their routes for the first time this season. Now they are ready to […]

Staffordshire County Council has launched a new active travel scheme to encourage more people to get into walking and cycling in Newcastle-under-Lyme. Funded by Active Travel England, the Inspiring New Travel Options (INTO) initiative aims to get adults into active travel to improve their health and wellbeing. The scheme aims to support adults living with […]

Hundreds of Staffordshire businesses are having a positive impact on climate change and the planet thanks to funding worth £1.1 million. A property company, furniture dealer, golf club and a family-run ceramics manufacturer are amongst the companies who have used the funding to help them reduce their carbon emissions. The county council’s Low Carbon Business […]

Four kittens found hiding under bins at a Staffordshire recycling centre have found their purrfect forever homes after being rescued by staff. The kittens, who are all around four weeks old, were found sleeping rough, and scared and weak, underneath the waste bins at Stone Recycling Centre.  Staff realised their mother had sadly been run […]

Staffordshire families whose babies were born on the day of the King’s Coronation have attended a special tea party where they were presented with a commemorative mug. The idea was part of the county’s celebrations for the coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla on Saturday 6 May.  The gifts were given to the […]