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Staffordshire Fire and Rescue

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue have welcomed eye-in-the-sky-technology to help  crews tackle emergency incidents across the county. Firefighters now have access to two state-of-the-art drones to gather vital aerial intelligence by live-streaming imaging to colleagues on the ground. This makes them a valuable asset in improving safety for crews and the wider public.  They provide additional […]

Kelvin Chell has been into the studio to tell us about the Poppy Badges that are being sold this year by Staffordshire Fire and Rescue  in aid of The Royal British Legion. Last year the badges raise an amazing £10,920!!! There’s where you can get yours. Rileys Post Office in Halmerend, Audley Post Office, Bignall End Post […]

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service are offering those who have always wanted to become a firefighter a unique opportunity. The service is offering another batch of on-call firefighter taster sessions for communities to find out more about what it’s like to be an on-call firefighter in the county. These sessions will give people the chance […]

Newcastle is looking its finest for two rounds of Britain in Bloom judging. Judging took place last Wednesday for this year’s regional round of the competition and – as the 2022 winner in the Heart of England region small city category – the town will be inspected again next week as a finalist in the […]

Staffordshire Police are appealing for information following an assault in Newcastle-under-Lyme which resulted in a man sustaining a fractured jaw.  The victim, a man in his 20s, said he was assaulted in the Ironmarket area at just after 3am last Friday.  He was treated at the scene by paramedics and taken to hospital by ambulance […]

The world’s first digger, powered by a hydrogen combustion engine, will soon be on UK roads and building sites following recent Government approval, helping to decarbonise the UK’s construction industry. The UK Government has given special dispensation, under a Vehicle Special Order, that allows local construction equipment manufacturer, JCB, to test and use its world-first […]

Staffordshire Police have launched an investigation after £20,000-worth of damage was caused at a vehicle restoration business in Chesterton. Police were called to Reliance Bus Works on Parkhouse Road East at 9.30am on Monday (9 January) after windows were smashed on eight buses and names had been spray-painted onto them. Some of the buses are […]

More than 40 of the county’s best tourism and hospitality businesses will go head-to-head at the ‘Enjoy Staffordshire Tourism & Good Food Awards for 2023’.                                                                                                                    Over 95 entries from across Staffordshire have been whittled down for the next stage, which includes a potential mystery visit from the independent judges, to help decide the overall winners […]

Stoke-on-Trent City Council’s Trading Standards Team has removed 5,000 illegal vapes, worth around £66,000 from the market since April 2022. The vapes have been seized as part of ongoing inspections and test purchasing exercises being carried out at premises across the City. Illegal vapes include those with illegal tank sizes containing too much vaping liquid, […]

Members of the armed forces community who are worried about the cost of living pressures are being reminded that support is available. Staffordshire County Council’s ‘Here to help’ campaign and dedicated webpages have information and advice with things like paying bills, food and essentials, funding for childcare, staying warm and helping others. Members of the forces […]