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

30 Jun 16

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


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Villages lead technology charge across Staffordshire 

29 Jun 16

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.


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

24 Jun 16

This page is no longer being updated with news stories.


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Still time for county teens to vote for their top reads 

24 Jun 16

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 .


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Aspiring young writers invited to apply for top poetry competition 

24 Jun 16

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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Call for budding Staffordshire poets to celebrate where they live 

24 Jun 16

Bert Flitcroft, Staffordshire’s Poet Laureate, is inviting the county’s residents to create a ‘picture in words’ about their own locality.


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Summer development projects set to get under way with county unemployment now lowest regionally 

15 Jun 16

More development projects to boost business growth in Staffordshire will start next week with county unemployment levels now the lowest regionally.


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Community team work helps pave the way for new fibre broadband technology in Burton 

15 Jun 16

Hundreds more households and businesses in Burton are now able to access faster fibre broadband thanks to the Superfast Staffordshire roll-out spearheaded by Staffordshire County Council and BT.


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Deal to drive growth and job creation signed by councils 

15 Jun 16

A deal to secure investment and create thousands of jobs in Stafford Borough has been signed by the leaders of two councils.


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Staffordshire people recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours 

13 Jun 16

The leader of Staffordshire County Council is one of more than a dozen from the county to be recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.


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Crowds brave weather to cheer on IRONMAN 70.3 Staffordshire competitors 

12 Jun 16

Wet weather didn’t dampen spirits as hundreds of spectators cheered on competitors in Staffordshire’s second ever IRONMAN competition.


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Five million pound road scheme to support major regeneration scheme set to begin 

8 Jun 16

A £5million road project which will pave the way to a major business and housing scheme in Burton will begin this month.


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View plans on improvements to Tamworth rail station gateway 

6 Jun 16

People in Tamworth can view plans to improve the gateway between the rail station and the town centre at an event this month.


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Search for Cannock Chase’s hidden history 

27 May 16

Thousands of years of history could be uncovered in a new project at one of Staffordshire’s natural treasures.


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People urged to get cycling over May Bank Holiday 

27 May 16

People from across Staffordshire are being encouraged to get on their bike and discover the benefits of cycling.


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Cash Support to Get Creative in Local Communities 

27 May 16

Artist residencies in care homes, theatre in rural locations, art café’s and music festivals are just some of the projects now in motion thanks to local funding for the arts.


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Trading Standards continue work to stamp out legal highs 

26 May 16

Trading Standards officers across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent will continue to monitor premises selling so-called legal highs in light of new legislation.


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The Great War and life on the homefront in Staffordshire explored in new touring exhibition 

26 May 16

Mothers’ tales of sons joining the Western Front, farmers staying behind to support the war effort and the work of thousands of women in munitions factories are just some of the stories being told in a new exhibition travelling the county.


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Market organisers on board to ensure goods are the Real Deal in Staffordshire 

25 May 16

Car boot sale and market organisers in Staffordshire are being asked to join a national campaign to ensure goods sold at their event are legitimate and that visitors aren’t ripped off.


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Illicit tobacco seized in four Staffordshire towns during four-day operation 

25 May 16

Illicit tobacco was seized from four Staffordshire towns over four-days with support from detection dogs as part of a national operation.


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Road re-opens as part of job boosting business development 

25 May 16

A major Staffordshire highway scheme which will support a business development creating up to 2,200 jobs reaches another milestone this week with the opening of a newly aligned road.


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Clock Ticking On IRONMAN 70.3 Staffordshire 2016 

23 May 16

Plans to host the second IRONMAN 70.3 Staffordshire are gathering pace – with just weeks to go before more than 2,000 competitors arrive in the county.


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HCV impact on rural communities is national issue, says transport leader 

19 May 16

The increasing impact of heavy commercial vehicles (HCVs) on rural communities is a national issue which needs a collective response, the Staffordshire’s transport leader has said.


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HCV impact on rural communities is national issue, says transport leader 

19 May 16

The increasing impact of heavy commercial vehicles (HCVs) on rural communities is a national issue which needs a collective response, the Staffordshire’s transport leader has said.


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Commitment to job boosting business developments approved 

18 May 16

A commitment to go-ahead with three major Staffordshire business developments which would create thousands of jobs has been made today as the latest out-of-work claimant figures show a continued low.