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Council issues blue bin recycling warning


Residents in Stone and across the borough are being warned that their blue recycling bins won’t be emptied if they contain nappies, food or other unrecyclable materials. Stafford Borough Council released the picture above of a lorry load of recycling that was recently rejected by the processing plant because unwanted rubbish had been put in the blue recycling bins. Because of nappies ...

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Becci Bryant named new Staffordshire chief fire officer

Becci Bryant

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has announced Becci Bryant as their new chief fire officer – the UK’s first-ever female chief officer to have risen through the ranks. Becci Bryant is the only woman in the UK to have achieved this prestigious position after beginning her career as an operational firefighter. She will relinquish her current role as Executive Director/Deputy Chief ...

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Borough retains gold standard for cemeteries


Stafford Borough’s crematorium and cemeteries – including Stone – have retained their gold standard in a national scheme for the service they provide. The borough council-run crematorium on Tixall Road, Stafford, achieved Gold status from the Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management for the fourth year in a row, along with the town’s Eccleshall Road Cemetery and Stone Cemetery. The ...

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McCarthy and Stone: retirement complex will be good for the town

McCarthy and Stone

Last week we revealed the news of a planning application from McCarthy and Stone for a retirement complex at Crown Wharf in the town. You can read our article HERE, which featured many views against the proposed development. McCarthy & Stone have responded with their own press release, in which they say that 73% of respondents to their consultation on the development last ...

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Crown Wharf retirement complex plan submitted

Crown Wharf

A planning application for a 31-apartment retirement complex at Crown Wharf in Stone has been submitted to Stafford Borough Council. The scheme by McCarthy & Stone would deliver 31 retirement living apartments in a “three-and-a-half storey” development off Crown Street, right next door to Canal Cruising Company. The proposed development would consist of 10 one-bed and 21 two-bed apartments, with 24 car parking spaces. Communal ...

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Staffordshire Police recruiting new PCSOs


Staffordshire Police is recruiting a number of new Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) to join the force later this year. The force has a number of vacancies across the force area, with new recruits taking up their roles in June and July 2016. Applications are welcome from all sectors of the community. The closing date for receipt of applications is 12pm on Friday 5th ...

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