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One Month to go Until “An Audience with Mike Dilger”

With just one month to go until Staffordshire Wildlife Trust’s “An Audience with Mike Dilger” event at the Alton Towers Resort. people are being urged to snap up their tickets quickly. Well-known for his appearances on ‘The One Show’ and ‘Springwatch, the popular BBC naturalistwill provide an interactive and illustrated talk on the trials and tribulations of being a wildlife ...

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Online Tool to Help Encourage Staffordshire Mums to Breastfeed

More help and guidance to support breastfeeding is now available for new mums in Staffordshire. An interactive chatbot tool to help guide new mums through their first weeks of breastfeeding, Start4Life Breastfeeding Friend (BFF), has been launched by Public Health England (PHE). Accessed through Facebook messenger, the chatbot, which can be a, works as a live chat tool via one-to-one messaging and ...

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Stone Rugby Players Help Regain Midlands Title

Stone rugby starlets played a key role in their school team’s quest to regain a Midlands title they relinquished last season. Stafford Preparatory School’s tag team at the Independent Schools’ Association (ISA) under-11 regional championships in Warwickshire, their solid defending provided a springboard to success for . Stone player Addison Perry (11), Samuel Edwards (10), fromAston-by-Stone, and Salt Heath’s Poppy Dixon ...

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Last Call for Stalls at Sandon Spring Fair

Businesses interested in taking a stand at Sandon Spring Fair on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th May 2017 are being warned that time is running out. The event, which aims to offer a real celebration of spring in the midst of historic Sandon Hall’s extensive formal gardens, welcomes applications from traders specialising in both food and craft products Visitors can ...

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Yarlet Skiers on the Piste

Yarlet School’s intrepid skiers ventured to Claviere in Italy at the beginning of March, and a fabulous time was had by all. The ski instructor, Stefano, was delightful with the children, all of whom had individualised feedback and targets. They covered miles of piste, including some steep red runs. As the trip progressed, the weather and ski conditions improved and everyone ...

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County Council Backs City of Culture Bid

Stoke-on-Trent’s bid to become City of Culture 2021 is being backed by Staffordshire County Council, the latest organisation to show it’s support. Philip Atkins, Leader of Staffordshire County Council added his support to the City’s campaign. Philip said: “Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent have always been closely linked and are steeped in history with a proud and rich heritage going back many years. ...

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New Stone commercial property search goes live

A new online property search engine will help to find perfect premises for businesses in Stone and the wider Stafford. People wanting premises, offices for a growing business, for a new workshop or retail outlets, for example, will be able to use http://stafford.pps.tractivity.co.uk/ which has the most up to date listings of available properties in the County. After a growing number ...

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Match Report: Stone Dominoes Vs. Staffordshire LA

Stone Dominoes 6 Staffordshire LA 0 SCSL Division One Saturday 25th March 2017 Stone Dominoes moved back to the top of the league table with a comfortable victory over their struggling opponents thanks in part to four goals from Ash Thompson. A first half brace from Thompson put the home side in control at half time before he added another ...

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Spring into Action to Test Your Smoke Alarm

Residents across Staffordshire are being urged to spring into action to ‘Push the Button’ on their smoke alarm when they put their clocks forward. Launched back in 2011, the ‘Push the Button’ campaign encourages people to test their smoke detectors on a regular basis. Residents are also being asked to test the smoke alarms of older or vulnerable friends, relatives or neighbours ...

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