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Local Businesses in the Running for Good Food Awards

A glittering awards ceremony at Lichfield Cathedral will see food & drink businesses from across the county will go head-to-head this month, with local businesses hoping to win recognition. The Taste of Staffordshire Good Food Awards on Friday 20th October has forty of the best restaurants, pubs, tea rooms and other food & drink businesses are in the running for ...

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Staffordshire’s Top 10 Summer Family Days Out

If you’re looking for ways to entertain the kids this summer, Staffordshire has a wealth of options available. Here are 10 great ways to keep the kids happy till schools back. Alton Towers Resort’s brand new CBeebies Land Hotel is full of well-loved children’s TV characters, hours of live shows and 76 themed rooms – and kids play free with ...

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Chance to Shine for County’s Best Tourism Businesses

Destination Staffordshire has launched the 2017 Enjoy Staffordshire Tourism Awards, so the hunt for Staffordshire’s best tourism businesses is now on!   With 14 categories for the county’s best attractions, accommodation providers, events and most dog-friendly businesses. The fifth iteration of the awards will give businesses the chance to emulate last year’s winners, who included Alton Towers Resort, Drayton Manor Park, ...

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Staffordshire Day Success Sees Huge Boost for County’s Economy

Over 60,000 people attended events across the county, making this year’s Staffordshire Day a huge success! Enjoy Staffordshire, who put the day together with the support of Staffordshire County Council and other local authorities, estimate it generated more than £1m for the county’s economy. They are now calling on attractions and event organisers to start putting their plans together for ...

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Cyber Crime Focus for Taste of Staffordshire Seminar

Food & drink businesses from across the county can learn how to protect themselves from cyber crime at a Stoke-on-Trent seminar in June. Being held at Titanic Brewery in Middleport on June 20th (12pm-4pm), the free Taste of Staffordshire event has been organised by Destination Staffordshire and NFU Mutual’s Stone Agency. It will feature presentations from NFU Mutual Commercial Development Specialist (Retail ...

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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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The Borehole, Staffordshire’s ruff and ready pub

Massive congratulations to Lymestone Brewery’s pub who have won an Enjoy Staffordshire Tourism Awards gold for being the most dog-friendly business in the county!  The Borehole – which is just 100 yards from the brewery in Mount Road – landed the trophy at the awards ceremony at Alton Towers on 15 November for its exceptional canine customer service. Since opening ...

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Family Fun for October Half Term

9 GREAT HALF-TERM HAPPENINGS IN STAFFORDSHIRE Zombies, ghouls and witches are descending on Staffordshire for a half-term you’ll never forget this October. For the over-15s, Scarefest returns to the Alton Towers Resort from 21st-31st October (also 8th-9th and 15th-16th October), with terrifying mazes like the new Altonville Mine Tours, where a spine-chilling secret hides in the depths of a damp ...

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Tourism drive for Staffordshire’s glorious gardens

A drive to increase visitor numbers for Staffordshire’s garden attractions has been launched. Enjoy Staffordshire has created the new Staffordshire Garden Trail, featuring 20 of the county’s most beautiful gardens, and a Staffordshire garden short break package to help celebrate two major national campaigns, the Year of the English Garden, and the 300th anniversary of the birth of Lancelot ‘Capability’ ...

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Help set the date for first Staffordshire Day

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Enjoy Staffordshire is launching a dedicated Staffordshire Day to celebrate the county’s 1000th birthday in 2016 – and they are calling on people in Stone to help them decide the date. The first recorded mention of Staffordshire was in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle in 1016, and the county’s tourism organisation believes the initiative could boost visitor numbers by promoting Staffordshire attractions, accommodation ...

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