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Pledges to Petition on Next Phase of HS2 in Staffordshire

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Staffordshire County Council is championing their cause in Parliament on Phase 2a of HS2, and has pledged to continue to get the best deal for Staffordshire and its communities. Phase 2a will aim to mitigate the impact of the high speed line that will run from the West Midlands to Crewe. Mark Winnington, Staffordshire County Council’s Cabinet Member for Economic Growth, ...

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Funding for Local Communities Unlocked by Crowdfund Project

A brand new fundraising platform is being launched for people interested in raising money to help their local community. ‘Crowdfund Staffordshire’, housed on Crowdfunder.co.uk, will give people in the county a way to showcase their project to the thousands of people who regularly donate to good causes online. Any local charity, business, social enterprise or individual can use Crowdfund Staffordshire to ...

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Adult Social Care Receives Protective Investment

The Government announced earlier this year that extra funding would be available for local councils in recognition of the increasing pressures in caring for an increasing, ageing population. The £15 million grant available for Staffordshire will help ease the pressure on caring for a growing ageing population, and will be invested in a raft of measures to help protect social ...

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Careers in Child & Family Social Work for Talented Graduates

The next generation of child and family social workers, graduates across Staffordshire, are being encouraged to apply to a fast-track programme. Step Up to Social Work, a 14-month programme that combines real-world experience in Staffordshire County Council’s Families First social work teams with high-quality university training, is now open for applications. Successful candidates will be awarded a post-graduate diploma in social ...

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County Council Backs City of Culture Bid

Stoke-on-Trent’s bid to become City of Culture 2021 is being backed by Staffordshire County Council, the latest organisation to show it’s support. Philip Atkins, Leader of Staffordshire County Council added his support to the City’s campaign. Philip said: “Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent have always been closely linked and are steeped in history with a proud and rich heritage going back many years. ...

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Could you be a county councillor?

An open day this month will give potential candidates for this year’s county council election an insight into how the authority works. Tuesday March 28th will see three sessions being held in County Buildings, Martin Street, Stafford. They will focus on how the council works and the support on offer. County council officers will be on hand to give guidance on how the ...

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Information Evening for Potential Fosterers

A series of information evenings are taking place for people interested in becoming foster carers. The next information session will be held Thursday 26 January 2017, 7pm, Staffordshire Place 1,Stafford, ST16 2LP The informal evenings are open to anyone, no need to book, just turn up on the night. This is a great opportunity for people who want to find out more ...

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Foster Carers Take Centre Stage in New Year Campaign

The latest campaign to help find families for the county’s vulnerable children is putting Staffordshire foster carers in the spotlight. There is an urgent need to find more foster carers, with at least 60 families needing to be found in Staffordshire over the next year. Carers from across Staffordshire are now coming out in force and putting themselves in front ...

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