Home > Tag Archives: Staffordshire County Counciil

Tag Archives: Staffordshire County Counciil

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

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. ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

Grit your teeth….winter is on its way

Staffordshire Gritters

The sun may be shining today, but Staffordshire’s army of gritters are primed and ready for action – as winter ‘officially’ starts in Staffordshire. The winter season traditionally gets under way on the third week of October, so the county council’s fleet is now primed and ready to roll when needed. The county council’s fleet of 40 plus gritters and ...

Read More »

Council Reviews Long Term Care Goals

Elderly Care

Staffordshire County Council agrees new proposals to change the way care is sourced for the 5,500 elderly & disabled people in the county. At present, over 2.500.000 hours of home care is provided per year. The new proposals, which were agreed at the county council’s Cabinet on Wednesday, focus more on a person’s individual goals and reduces the need for ...

Read More »

Funding available for Staffordshire Day events

Community groups in Stone have been reminded that funding is available for arts events and activities to mark the first Staffordshire Day on 1st May. Staffordshire Day marks the anniversary of the creation of Staffordshire’s world famous Wedgwood pottery company in 1795. It also marks the 1000th anniversary of the first recorded mention of Staffordshire in the old Anglo Saxon Chronicle. The ...

Read More »
Loading...