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Staffordshire County Council

Staffordshire County Council will continue to manage its finances effectively and do what is needed while dealing with the costs of the coronavirus pandemic. The council’s Cabinet members will hear at their next meeting on Wednesday 21 October that the authority is forecasting an overspend of £1.8 million this year, mostly due to the effects of […]

With children back at school, and some teenagers flying the nest or off to university, many parents can feel ready to take on a new challenge. Staffordshire County Council’s fostering service  is now asking people could being a foster carer be that next challenge? The service needs to recruit around 60 new families this year […]

Local test centre pilots to help people with Covid-19 symptoms get tested in Staffordshire are being rolled out again this week. The community testing centres Burton and Stafford have been set up by county council and health partners following a shortage in national testing capacity. The tests are only available for residents of Staffordshire and […]

People in Staffordshire who smoke but want support to give It up are being reminded that help is at hand. In Staffordshire it is estimated that 13.9% of adults still smoke with many wishing they could give up. Staffordshire County Council’s Public Health team is working with ‘Everyone Health Staffordshire’ to remind people of the […]

The NHS Covid-19 app and QR check-in launches tomorrow (24 September) in England and Wales. This means that certain premises, including council-run venues, will be legally required to display NHS QR posters.. The county council has been working closely with partners to make sure that venues across Staffordshire are prepared ahead of the new app’s two-nation […]

People are being reminded about the wealth of attractions in the county and to opt for a staycation as part of the county’s celebrations for World Tourism Day on Sunday 27 September. With a diverse and high quality tourism economy worth around £1.8bn and over 25 million visitors each year, Staffordshire continues to be a […]

People from across Staffordshire are being urged to be vigilant following reports of doorstep criminals operating in the county. The warning from Staffordshire County Council’s Trading Standards service follows a number of reports where elderly residents have been approached and told they need work carried out on their property. In one case, a couple in […]