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World Breastfeeding Week aims to raise local rates


World Breastfeeding Week takes place between 1-7 August and aims to increase the rate of breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around the world Currently a national average of 73% mothers breastfeed at the time the baby is born. Locally the figures are: Cannock Chase CCG                                                           63% Stafford and Surrounds CCG                                             70% SE Staffordshire & Seisdon Peninsula CCG                    62% ...

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Have Your Say on Subsidised Bus Rides

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Stone residents are being encouraged to have their say on how the budget for subsidising bus travel in in the county can be best spent. All bus journeys made in Staffordshire are operated by either private bus companies or by voluntary and community organisations. Although more than 90 per cent of these trips are made without any subsidy, the county ...

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Stone Town Centre Development Stratergy

The Stone Tourism & Town Promotion Sub-Committee meets this evening at the Stone Town Council meeting. Committee Chairman, Councillor Ian Fordham will be presenting a paper for the committee to consider with regards to a “Stone Town Centre Development Strategy” The paper details are: 1 CONTEXT UK Town Centres face significant challenges as a result of economic uncertainty and changing ...

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Stafford Borough Need Views on Booze Zones Rules

Residents and businesses are being asked for their views on changes to rules that can help stop people causing anti social behaviour in areas of Stafford Borough. Restrictions on, for example, where people can drink alcohol or the number of dogs a person can walk at any one time, will come into force with new national legislation in October. The ...

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Staffordshire Roads – Have Your Say

People can play their part in future improvements and  have their say on Staffordshire’s road network through a survey issued this week. The National Highways and Transport Public Satisfaction survey will be issued to a  sample of 3,300 Staffordshire residents. The survey results will help councils to share expertise, look at opportunities to work together and get the best value for ...

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Temporary traffic lights cause traffic misery

Temporary Traffic Lights

Motorists this mornings suffered misery from a set of temporary traffic lights that were deployed on the Lichfield Road / Uttoxeter Road junction in St0ne Following the failure of the lights on Thursday 8th June 2017, Staffordshire County Council tried throughout the weekend to fix an issue which had left the lights unusable.  With the lights off in all 4 ...

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Group look to challenge Aston Lodge development plan

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A group will be meeting at the Frank Jordan Centre (Christchurch Room) at 7:30pm on Monday 12th June to discuss the recently passed “affordable homes” application for land on Aston Lodge The planning application was put forward by landowners Fradley Estates. The planning application was passed at the end of May by Stafford Borough Council following the initial rejection of ...

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Bill Cash – Conservative Party – Election Pitch

Bill Cash

We asked all 5 of the parliamentary candidates for Stone to send us their 2017 General Election Pitches Since 1984, I have had the honour of serving as a Staffordshire MP and since 1997 as MP for Stone. I have always fought to protect my constituents – young and elderly, town and country, businesses and farmers and professional people, winning ...

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Warmer Homes Service Renewed for Further Two Years

Stafford Borough Council’s affordable warmth service has recently been re-tendered for an additional two years. Stone residents can access free and impartial support to help lower their bills and improve the comfort within their homes. The WHS team help support residents in Fuel Poverty and those living in cold homes. WHS provides advice, offers home visits, signposts to additional services and ...

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Local Party hosts ‘Coffee with Candidate’ Afternoon

Sam Hale

The local Labour Party are hosting a ‘Coffee with the Candidate’ afternoon this Saturday (27th May)  to provide the opportunity for local residents to question their candidate in the upcoming General Election, Sam Hale. Sam, the Labour & Co-operative Party candidate for Stone, said: “Given the timescales of this snap election, it’s looking unlikely that a public hustings will be ...

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