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Warning about computer scammers

Cyber Crime

Staffordshire Police are warning people of a phone scam where offenders contact victims claiming to be their internet provider and claim the service has been hacked. Whilst on the phone they claim to be fixing the problem and state they are giving you a refund as their service has been so slow recently. They state too much money  has been  put into your ...

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Pudsey and the Beeb are coming to Stone

Children in Need

Between Monday 14th November – Friday 18th November Richie Anderson, one of the BBC Midlands Children In Need presenters, is doing a 250 mile tandem bike round around the Midlands. The whole of the 250 miles will be done with different celebrities accompanying him on each leg. Each day they’re hoping to cover 50 miles and it will push their ...

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Gritting Teams Gearing Up To Head Out For a Second Night

Staffordshire’s army of gritters will be heading out across the county for the second night in a row as temperatures are set to fall below zero once again. The crews will be out treating the main routes on the primary gritting network and will be monitoring the weather and road conditions overnight to decide when and where further gritting may ...

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Community groups get chance to share in £10K pot

Community groups across Stafford Borough could be in line for a share of a £10,000 pot. Stafford Borough Council is inviting small organisations to bid for between £200 and £1000 to benefit their group. A key part of securing the money will mean the organisation must make sure that any grant they get is “match funded” – which means if ...

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TV Series to Feature Staffordshire Police

A major television series featuring the work of officers from Staffordshire Police will be aired on Really, part of UKTV, from this Friday the 4th November at 9pm. Cops UK Bodycam squad follows the officers as they fight crime & give reassurance to the county’s diverse and contrasting communities in a series of sixteen, one hour long episodes. All Staffordshire Police officers ...

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Staffordshire Wildlife Trust launch State of Staffordshire’s Nature report

Staffordshire Wildlife Trust Report

A nature charity has today published a groundbreaking report that will pave the way for future conservation efforts in a county—but it needs your help. The State of Staffordshire’s Nature (SofSN)—put together by Staffordshire Wildlife Trust (SWT), Staffordshire Ecological Record (SER) and more than 40 organisations—documents 12 months of research into the condition of the county’s nature. It celebrates conservation ...

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Missing Josh, 1 Week On

Police have carried out anniversary checks in the area that a missing man was last seen a week ago. Joshua Smith, 27, who is known as Josh to his family and friends, was last seen walking along Copeland Drive, Stone, at 8:38am on Tuesday 25 October. He was captured on CCTV walking towards the canal.Josh, who is from the Aston area of Stone, is described ...

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Staffordshire youth commission is underway

PCC Matthew Ellis with the Staffordshire Youth Commission

A new approach to engage with young people across Staffordshire and get their views on policing, crime and the criminal justice system has started. Police and Crime Commissioner for Staffordshire, Matthew Ellis, has established a Youth Commission made up of twenty-seven 14 – 25 year-olds as a way to better engage with young people and get them involved in shaping ...

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Peregrine Watch needs your vote for falcon project

Staffordshire Wildlife Trust are enlisting the public’s help to get an exciting project off the ground via a voting system. Peregrine Watch will enable thousands of people to experience an encounter with the fastest animal on earth – the majestic peregrine falcon. The peregrine falcon is the undisputed fastest member of the animal kingdom, capable of reaching speeds of almost 250 ...

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