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Latest job boosting development gets under way at top county business park 

30 Jun

The latest development at a new Staffordshire business park has started as the site nears full occupancy with further expansion plans.


Villages lead technology charge across Staffordshire 

29 Jun

More than twice as many households and businesses are reaping the benefits of the Superfast Staffordshire fibre broadband roll-out as this time last year, lead partners Staffordshire County Council and BT have announced.


New Staffordshire Newsroom is now live – www.staffordshirenewsroom.co.uk 

24 Jun

This page is no longer being updated with news stories.


Still time for county teens to vote for their top reads 

24 Jun

Now in its twelfth year, the countywide initiative invites youngsters aged between 11 and 14 to nominate their favourite reads for the Young Teen Fiction shortlist .


Aspiring young writers invited to apply for top poetry competition 

24 Jun

For the fourth year running, the county council and the city council have joined forces to recruit a new Young Poet Laureate for Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent, who will hold the post for a year.


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FixMyStreet »

Paddling pool at Elmore park rugeley, 18th June 

18 Jun

There used to be a paddling pool at Elmore park years ago before they decided to fill it in.


Fly tipped fridge, 10th June 

10 Jun

Dumped fridge been there for at least a month.


Discarded supermarket trolley, 10th June 

10 Jun

Discarded supermarket trolley Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 48 Fremantle Drive, Heath Hayes Report on FixMyStreet...


Illegal car parking in a turning circle, preventing access by emergency vehicles. Current vehicle is now on bricks and stands and has been for over a week., 5th June 

5 Jun

Vehicle prevents turning by large vehicles or emergency services.


Back to back parking on the junction of the Westbourne Avenue and the A34, 30th April 

30 Apr

Back to back parking on the junction of the Westbourne Avenue and the A34 Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 9 Westbourne Avenue, Chadsmoor Report on FixMyStreet...


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FOI requests »

Tree Preservation Orders Digital Format 

22 Jun

Response by Cannock Chase District Council to Mr Wilde on 22 June 2017 .


Zombie Outbreak 

4 May

Response by Cannock Chase District Council to Michael Hardcastle on 4 May 2017 .


Lists of Accessible Taxis under S167 Equality Act 2010 

4 May

Response by Cannock Chase District Council to Doug Paulley on 4 May 2017 .


Zombie Outbreak 

4 May

Response by Cannock Chase District Council to Michael Hardcastle on 4 May 2017 .


Latest Contract Register request 

25 Apr

Response by Cannock Chase District Council to sue on 25 April 2017 .


Latest Contract Register request 

25 Apr

Follow up sent to Cannock Chase District Council by sue on 25 April 2017 .


Latest Contract Register request 

25 Apr

Follow up sent to Cannock Chase District Council by sue on 25 April 2017 .


Latest Contract Register request 

24 Apr

Response by Cannock Chase District Council to sue on 24 April 2017 .


Vehicle Fleet 

24 Apr

Response by Cannock Chase District Council to Tony Brown on 24 April 2017 .


Latest Contract Register request 

24 Apr

Clarification sent to Cannock Chase District Council by sue on 24 April 2017 .


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Westminster »

Backbench Business – Valedictory Debate | Elections for Positions in the House | Commons debates 

26 Mar

In the short time available, I want to take the opportunity to thank all the people who have made standing here, in this cockpit of the nation, possible for a humble lad from Birmingham.


Backbench Business – Valedictory Debate | Elections for Positions in the House | Commons debates 

26 Mar

In the short time available, I want to take the opportunity to thank all the people who have made standing here, in this cockpit of the nation, possible for a humble lad from Birmingham.


Radio: Cannock Chase | Department for Culture Media and Sport | Written Answers 

18 Mar

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, if he will take steps to expedite the process for the licensing of Cannock Radio radio station in Cannock Chase constituency.


Engagements | Oral Answers to Questions – Prime Minister | Commons debates 

4 Mar

Thank you, Mr Speaker.


Engagements | Oral Answers to Questions – Prime Minister | Commons debates 

4 Mar

Thank you, Mr Speaker.


Members’ Paid Directorships and Consultancies | Opposition Day – [18th Allotted Day] | Commons debates 

25 Feb

And the best looking.


Stafford Hospital | Commons debates 

7 Nov

I congratulate my hon.


Jti Gallaher | Commons debates 

27 Oct

Does the Minister accept that smoking is not illegal in this country, and unless he is proposing to make it illegal, it makes no sense to regulate the industry into the hands of organised crime, whereby money will not be going into the Exchequer...


Jti Gallaher | Commons debates 

27 Oct

Does the Minister accept that smoking is not illegal in this country, and unless he is proposing to make it illegal, it makes no sense to regulate the industry into the hands of organised crime, whereby money will not be going into the Exchequer...


Housing Benefit: Staffordshire | Work and Pensions | Written Answers 

8 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how much was spent on housing benefit in (a) Cannock Chase and (b) Staffordshire in each of the last five years.


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    21 Jun 17
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    20 Jun 17
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  • Strategic writing, strategic reading
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    Things have been a bit quiet round here for a while. The list of posts which have been started continues to lengthen. The list of posts which have been finished and published remains rather stuck. One reason for that is that I have been spending…