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Ofsted Rates Staffordshire Skill Training as Good

Ofsted

Ofsted inspectors have recently rated Staffordshire County Council’s Skills and Employability Service ‘Good’ for the second time in a row Ben Adams, the county council’s cabinet member for Learning and Skills, said: “We help 10,000 people a year take more than 1,400 courses at around 200 different places across Staffordshire every year. “It’s satisfying that Ofsted should praise what we ...

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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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Mother’s Day Messages

Thanks to everyone who submitted Mother’s Day messages. To: June Parnell Happy Mother’s day. I hope the day brings you sunshine, good food and laughter! Love: Mandy To: Catherine Britton Just want to say Thanks for being my mum and also my best friend. You are an amazing woman. Love you to the moon and back xx Love: Angela To: ...

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A Spirited Performance at the Regent Theatre

Some things are indelibly inked into your childhood, a fixed moment in time. These moments change you, and shape you into the adult you will one day become. One of these moments, for me, was at the age of 13 watching the movie Ghost. There was something about the emotions of the film that made my newly teenage hairs stand ...

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Poetry Workshop in aid of Riley Clay

John Mills is an award winning poet who will be running a poetry workshop at The Secret Tea Room The workshop costs £20 per head and is taking place on Sunday April the 9th from 12:30pm – 2:30pm. Profits from the workshop will be donate to the Riley Clay fund. Riley is a local boy with Extrarenal Rhabdoid Cancer and ...

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Staffordshire Wildlife Trust’s Giving Tree

Staffordshire Wildlife Trust’s Wolseley Centre is giving people the opportunity to keep memories alive with a new giving tree The copper giving tree is situated inside the centre’s entrance and will soon be adorned with personalised brass oak leaves. This unique piece of art offers a personalised way for people to record and share their memories. Suitable for all occasions ...

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Council To Consider 20 Affordable Homes Plan

aston lodge housing development plan

Fradley Estates has submitted a planning application to Stafford Borough Council to build 20 affordable houses on land off Saddlers Avenue, Aston Lodge A plan was submitted and rejected last summer to develop the brownfield land with 10 open market houses.  The reason for the initial rejection was that there was no requirement for any more “open market” properties, this ...

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Badly Behaved Man Loves Staffordshire

TV celebrity Neil Morrissey has thrown his weight behind Enjoy Staffordshire’s drive to attract more visitors into the county. The Stafford-born actor, star of ITV’s The Good Karma Hospital, spoke of his love for Staffordshire and his favourite places to visit, including Cannock Chase and The Trentham Estate, in a video for Enjoy Staffordshire’s YouTube Channel: www.youtube.com/enjoystaffs The two-minute interview, ...

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Council looking for town centre ideas

Stone Traders Late Night Market

Stone Town Council has called a special General Purpose Committee meeting for Thursday 30th March to discuss issues in Stone town centre The meeting is being held from 7pm at the Christ Church Centre and will include representations from the town’s traders and A Little Bit of Stone have also asked to be able to speak at the meeting.  Members ...

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