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Rural Community Benefits from Superfast Broadband

A rural Stone community have had a major broadband boost through one of the first schemes of its kind nationally, and it has transformed day-to-day living and business operations. Fibre broadband has increased internet speeds from around 3Mpbs to more than 300Mbps for villagers in Cotwalton, near Stone, after becoming the first premises to benefit from the county council’s Community ...

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Cotwalton board the information superhighway

Superfast Broadband

Households and businesses in Cotwalton have made a giant leap towards joining the information superhighway thanks to a ground-breaking agreement which will deliver some of the fastest broadband speeds in the country. Cotwalton residents joined forces to find a way of getting high-speed broadband after finding out their community was not part of any current fibre broadband roll-out plans. The ...

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Home flooding protection plan completed

A pioneering project to improve the ecological health of a brook in Stone, create new wetland habitats and protect homes from flooding has been completed. Staffordshire Wildlife Trust has worked closely with Natural England and the Environment Agency, who funded the project, to improve the water quality of Scotch Brook, a small watercourse which runs south of Barlaston and joins ...

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Fresh bid for wind turbine in Stone


The company that failed last year to get the green light for its plans for two wind turbines in Stone has submitted a new planning application to build a single turbine on land at Cotwalton.   Hallmark Power Limited’s planning application for two turbines at land close to the Aston Lodge estate in Stone was turned down by Stafford Borough ...

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