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Learnings from LGA Conference 

16 Jul 18

The Local Government Association Conference (LGA) in Birmingham last week was, as always, an opportunity to learn and to understand what is going on across the country in our sector.


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Calls for new Young Poet Laureate for Staffordshire 

13 Jul 18

YOUNG people from Staffordshire with an interest in poetry are being invited to put themselves forward for the role of Staffordshire Young Poet Laureate.


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Community Safety Partnership launches fun activities thanks to Space funding  

13 Jul 18

TAMWORTH Community Safety Partnership has unveiled a host of FREE activities for young people to promote safety and crime prevention over the summer months, after it secured £15,000 funding from the Staffordshire Police Crime Commissioner’s Space…


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County’s growth plans In front of Select Committee 

13 Jul 18

This week we will see a renewed focus on the County Council’s efforts to boost the economy, deliver major business investment projects and create nearly 20,000 jobs by 2024.


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Enjoying the hot weather and staying safe 

11 Jul 18

I’m sure most people have been enjoying the hot weather over the past few weeks and with it expected to continue, we’ve issued some advice on making the most of it and staying safe.


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Staffordshire’s final Syrian refugees arrive in Tamworth 

5 Jul 18

STAFFORDSHIRE has welcomed the final refugee families into the county as part of the Syrian Vulnerable Persons Scheme (VPS).


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Road Information 

2 Jul 18

Follow up sent to Staffordshire County Council by David Harper on 2 July 2018 .


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Showcasing £70m regional partnership to support local businesses 

2 Jul 18

Last week we got the chance to showcase exciting plans to support over 1,000 innovative businesses as part of a regional collaboration to Small Business Minister, Andrew Griffiths MP The New Keele Deal is enabling businesses to access Keele …


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Congratulations to Matt Biggs, and an update on Network Staffordshire 

2 Jul 18

I couldn’t begin this week’s entry with any other subject than to congratulate Matt Biggs on being recognised at a national level as local government’s Rising Star of the Year.


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Next stage of £450,000 project to improve roads in village near Lichfield set to begin 

1 Jul 18

A £450,000 bid to improve roads in a village near Lichfield will move a step closer to completion next week.


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Proposal to move archives out of Lichfield move a step closer after plans for new history centre in Stafford are approved 

30 Jun 18

An artist’s impression of the new Staffordshire History Centre Proposals to move archives out of Lichfield moved a step closer after planning permission for a new history centre in Stafford was granted.


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Foster Carers Thanked at Long Service Awards 

27 Jun 18

Earlier this month, over 100 foster carers and members of the fostering team gathered for our Fostering long service awards to celebrate the amazing work that our army of foster carers do every day.


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Major engineering works in Burton 

25 Jun 18

People who live or work in Burton will be interested to hear that our major engineering project to future proof Burton Bridge is now underway and on schedule.


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Leading and managing change 

25 Jun 18

I went to a number of events last week which centred on leading and managing change, and they have set me thinking.


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Welcoming back the UK Corporate Games 

21 Jun 18

While we’re incredibly proud that Staffordshire was able to play its role in helping the England squad in their pre World Cup training at St.


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Conducting a Peer Challenge in Gloucestershire 

18 Jun 18

I spent last week in Gloucestershire as part of the Peer Challenge for the County Council.


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Staffordshire’s growing economy 

14 Jun 18

The latest unemployment figures issued this week show that only 1.3 per cent of the local working age population here in Staffordshire is claiming out of work benefits and it has been the same over the last three months.


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Secretary of State decision on Arkall Farm development 

14 Jun 18

PLANS to build 1000 homes on land at Arkall Farm, just outside the northern boundary of Tamworth, have been approved by the Secretary of State.


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Company confirms Sunday bus service will be introduced in Lichfield and Burntwood 

13 Jun 18

Sunday bus services are set to be introduced in Lichfield and Burntwood after funding cuts led to some routes being axed.


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MBEs and BEMs for Staffordshire residents 

11 Jun 18

Firstly, a huge congratulations to everyone who was recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours over the weekend.


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Staffordshire residents recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours 

9 Jun 18

A RANGE of Staffordshire people have been honoured by Her Majesty the Queen in her Birthday Honours.


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Doing things differently and giving children the best start in life 

7 Jun 18

The County Council is always looking for new innovative ideas and finding new, more efficient ways of doing things.


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Ironman 70.3 

4 Jun 18

If you enjoy your sporting events, then this Sunday is the IRONMAN 70.3 Staffordshire triathlon which for the first time will finish in the centre of Stafford.


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County Show, Future First Events and Childcare Success 

4 Jun 18

It’s been the week of the Staffordshire Agricultural Show and it was a great pleasure to spend a couple of hours walking around the stands and watching some of the judging of the animals in their competition classes.


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County Council say they are planning for success across Staffordshire 

27 May 18

COUNTYWIDE plans to boost residents’ access to good jobs, healthy living and promote strong communities living are to come under the microscope.