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Staffordshire Police Achieves “Good” Rating

The latest inspection from the independent police watchdog, Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) has found that Staffordshire Police treats the communities it serves with fairness and respect. The report also found that officers and staff are also treated with fairness and respect, and identified the strength of the force in ensuring its workforce behaves lawfully and ethically. HMIC rated Staffordshire Police as “Good” ...

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Marvellous Award for Stafford Nurse

Nurse Vicky Baines from Stafford has been awarded the prestigious “You’re Marvellous” Award, for her work above & beyond the norm with heart failure patients. Vicky, who is based at County Hospital, Stafford, but also works at University Hospital of North Midlands in Newcastle Under Lyme, was nominated for the award by ALBOS writer Lauren Walker, who was nursed at ...

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Puppy Breeders Warned to be Alert

Following incidents where offenders have stolen, or attempted to steal puppies, officers are warning dog breeders to be extra cautious. Two reports in less than a month have been submitted from breeders who have experienced thefts of their puppies.   On 7 and 8 November a breeder in the Burton area had nine French bulldogs stolen. They had been advertised ...

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Staffordshire Police PCSO Opportunities Available

The recuitment process for new Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) to join the force next spring has begun with Staffordshire Police. We have a number of vacancies across the force area and the new recruits will start in April 2017. ACC Nick Adderley said: “From day one the successful candidates will be helping to fight crime and protect the public of ...

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71 Year Old Judie LLoyd missing in Stone – Found

**Judie has now been found, thanks for the shares – updated 22:56 on 16th Dec 2016** Staffordshire Police are urgently seeking help in their search for an elderly resident of a nursing home, Mrs Judie Lloyd who has gone missing this afternoon in Stone. Mrs Judie Lloyd, 71, left her nursing home in Blythe Bridge at 2pm by taxi this ...

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Bogus Police Emails Circulating

Staffordshire Police are warning of bogus Phishing Emails being sent out purporting to be from The Metropolitan Police. Residents & businesses are warned to be on the alert after Action Fraud have received a high number of reports concerning a phishing campaign targeting personal and business email addresses with the subject heading ‘Crime Prevention Advice’, with the intention of distributing ...

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Mansion House Surgery £1.1 million Expansion Opens

An opening ceremony for the new extension at the Mansion House Surgery was held on Thursday 1st December. The six additional consulting rooms and a new treatment room as well as improved parking facilities will benefit the 13,500 registered patients, allowing the practice to expand the mix of skills within the clinical team In addition to GP’s, practice nurses and healthcare assistants, ...

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Chuckle Children’s Project Receives Second Year Funding

Chuckle Productions, a not for profit organisation based in Stone, has received funding from Youth Music for a further year to support its music and movement project for children with profound and multiple additional needs. The project, which incorporates specialist sound technology and connective movement therapy, encourages the children and young people who attend to create music and communicate with those around ...

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Staffordshire Police Warn Against Council Tax Rebate Scam Calls

ALERT: Scam Phone Calls Offering Council Tax Rebates Staffordshire Police are alerting people to the recent scam phone calls that are doing the rounds in Staffordshire. Callers from a company called Shore Claims Ltd are claiming to be offering a refund on Council Tax, going back years and promising thousands of pounds in potential claims. In order for them to investigate ...

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Liz’s Light Shines in Support of Dougie Mac

Liz Quick, from Barlaston, will be honouring two husbands as part Douglas Macmillan Hospice’s Light up a Life campaign. The remembrance campaign has been running 21 years, when Liz dedicated a light on the hospice’s Christmas Tree in memory of her first husband Winston, who passed away aged just 41.. She has also been a volunteer for Dougie Mac for ...

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