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Stone Parents have 30 days to claim 30 hours’ childcare

Childcare choices

The deadline is fast approaching for Stone parents to claim 30 hours a week of funded childcare. Places are available from January 1 for children who celebrate their third birthday between September 1 and December 31 2017. To claim the funding parents must register at www.childcarechoices.gov.uk by December 31, but if they want everything in place for January they should ...

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More Support for Families Under New Care Plan

A plan has been unveiled by Staffordshire County Council to reduce the numbers of Staffordshire children in care by giving families more of the support they need. Services for children and families in the county will be transformed to ensure more families get the help they need sooner, preventing them from reaching crisis point, and reducing the need for high-cost, ...

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Smoking in cars ban comes into force

New laws making it illegal to smoke in a vehicle with anyone under 18 have been welcomed by Staffordshire County Council. Under the Smoke Free (Private Vehicles) Regulations 2015, it will be an offence to light up in any enclosed vehicle carrying people under 18. The law, which comes into force today, means anyone caught smoking in a car or other ...

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Council defends youth service overhaul plans

Stone youth centre

Staffordshire County Council has defended its proposals to radically change youth services in the county and urged young people in Stone to take part in the consultation that ends on 26th February. The county issued this press release yesterday… Staffordshire County Council is calling on more people to give their views on a proposed change to the way youth services ...

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