Professor urges robust discussion on future of social work degrees in the face of ‘greedy’ universitiesCommunity Care 23 Jul
The current debates around social work education are “paradoxical”, social care professor Brigid Featherstone has told Community Care ahead of her keynote speech at the Joint Social Work Education Conference (JSWEC) , which starts today.
An exhibition exploring the unique role played by the Staffordshire soldiers during the First World War has opened in Lichfield.
It was four days of top names and nostalgia as a biennial music festival took over a Staffordshire village this weekend.
The number of prison officers at two jails in South Staffordshire have fallen by at least a third in the past three years, new figures show.
Women gave cancer a kicking as around 2,000 friends and relatives took part in the Race for Life in the grounds of Himley Hall.
The director of an online clothes business who sold counterfeit designer brands to customers has avoided a jail term but been ordered to pay back £54,000 of ill-gotten gains.
The Deregulation Bill currently on its way through Parliament could have a damaging impact on how accountable third-party providers of children’s social work services are, social work academics have warned.
A prison officer who crashed into a tree while over the drink drive legal limit has been banned from driving.
A prison worker who crashed into a tree while over the drink drive legal limit has been banned from driving.
A large blaze at a paint production factory in south Staffordshire was caused accidentally, it has emerged.
The fire started at 6:15am at the 20-storey Hilton Hampton on Broad Street...
The fire started at 6:15am at Food Republic next to the Hampton by Hilton...
Residents are urged to keep their windows shut as more than 30 firefighters battle a fire at a paint factory in Cheslyn Hay.
Private John Pass of 2nd Suffolk Regiment, died on October 8, 1918, aged 21.
A series of changes have been made by a South Staffordshire prison when responding to healthcare emergencies after an inmate collapsed and later died.
Outraged residents have called a public meeting to discuss controversial plans to erect a campsite in a South Staffordshire village.
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Despite many of the eyes in the crowd at Keys Park last night trained on the exiled Wolverhampton Wanderers ‘Bomb Squad’, it was Pitmen striker Steve Diggin who showcased his talents the clearest as the recent signing from Brackley...
A big unbeaten hundred by Himley captain Greg Wright could not stop West Bromwich Dartmouth in the Birmingham District League Premier Division.
Our intrepid first team and their manager Phil McGuinness completed a sponsored bike-ride today to raise funds for the new season.
Hednesford Town continued their positive preparations ahead of the new season on August 9th with another encouraging performance against higher placed opposition, this time versus Wrexham of the Football Conference.
The Club is looking for a committed coach for our Boys’ Academy that meets Saturday mornings.
BIRMINGHAM-based developer St Modwen is to deliver a primary school and contribute £1.5m towards secondary education in Hilton, South Derbyshire, as part of its plans for a mixed-use scheme on a brown...
ASK Developments and Trebor Developments have selected a non-regional construction firm as the contractor for the new Porsche dealership next to Junction 2 of the M54 near Wolverhampton.
A host of roadworks, including to the A452 Chester Road, between the Bagot Arms roundabout and Junction 5 of the M6, could affect tens of thousands of drivers...
A STAFFORDSHIRE manufacturer has signed a national agreement with one of the worlds leading pneumatics, fluid power and automation specialists.
'Birmingham Box' scheme, which aims to ease congestion on busy strip of M6, takes home project of the year prize at award ceremony...
A landmark hotel popular for weddings in South Staffordshire has been handed a vital lifeline of grants worth almost £90,000 which will allow bosses to expand and create more than 20 jobs.
STAFFORDSHIRE-based back office software specialist eg solutions has reported encouraging financial performance since the year end.
Payments system scheduled maintenance...
Lottery win to fund new sport facilities...
Response by South Staffordshire District Council to Chris on 25 July 2014 .
Request sent to South Staffordshire District Council by Chris on 21 July 2014 .
Springhill Cricket Club reach finals...
Vans keep parking on Forge Close Evenings and Weekends, this is on the entrance to Forge Close as you turn off the A34, this proves difficult to see pas and is very very dangerous.
The Home Secretary today announced that Mike Cunningham has been appointed as Her Majesty’s Inspector of Constabulary.
Police are urging people to take simple crime prevention measures to thwart would-be thieves following an increase in burglaries in the Lichfield and Burntwood areas.
Staffordshire Police has applied for eight Domestic Violence Protection Orders since they were introduced to protect victims of domestic abuse at the end of June.
Today sees the national launch of the police’s Code of Ethics, which sets out standards of behaviour that the public can expect from officers and staff at every role and at every level.
Staffordshire Police is set to reinforce its dedication to fighting rural and wildlife crime, with the help of a new recruit, a four-ton tractor, kindly donated by a local firm.
Sgt Nigel Roberts (based at East Staffordshire Local Policing Team) and PC Dave Rowley (based at police headquarters) carried out their challenge to raise funds for three charities.
Police are urging holidaymakers to check their home security and entrust a neighbour to keep an eye on their property when they are away to help stop would-be burglars breaking in.
Programme of Events: Fencing Does this event appeal to you? Would like to get involved? Why not come along and give it a try.
The Scarborough Rd Canal Bridge, from around the point where ‘N’ was pulled from the water.
As is my wont and when business allows, I do like a lunchtime stroll to loosen up the muscles especially on a Tuesday when I’m sore after football the previous evening.
This weekend has been rather mundane in reality – cleaning up, meal for parents, helped JC shift Dave and Adam’s toy garage and went round Wednesfield with The Duffer and his wife.
SSCVA is a community support development organisation.
New initiative will benefit thousands of farmers.
Date: Fri, 2014-07-25 12:41 Description: Norman King Keywords: Norman, King SSHA was sad to hear of the death of Norman King on 13 July, aged 91.
Schemes help less mobile people travel in local area.
Gavin visited with local farmer John Roberts.
The emphatically completed ‘Roll of Honour’ form for Thomas William James (Staffordshire Record Office) Read the tragic story of the elusive on-time Brownhills, Wyrley and Brummie man, Thomas James and the attempt to get him a recognised ...
Traffic problems at Cheslyn Hay Primary School.
MP helps out with Local Village Transport scheme.
Just a note about a couple of books I read in Italy whilst on holiday: Submarine by Thomas Parrish.
In days of yore, each of the major sporting events would be spaced out enough so that the collisions in scheduling would be minimised.
'Art of Villainy' video featured Tom Hiddlestone.
Programme of Events: Rifle Shooting Does this event appeal to you? Would like to get involved? Why not come along and give it a try.
Authority using field to store building materials.
Cheslyn Hay school to offer the new course.
Lead statue of Minerva found in Great Wyrley (Portable Antiquities Scheme: WMID-B76FD0) This article is for those that are having trouble sleeping, or are really interested in the possible early origins of Great Wyrley (and the wider area), From pre-...
Number of claimants down by 6% on May 2014.
Local club has been awarded £1500 by Football Foundation.
Just about got over Essington Fun Festival after a scoring day running the HQ tent along with the next door neighbour and The Stymaster.
Gavin came third in the egg and spoon race.
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