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Staffordshire’s Child Protection Services Enjoys Continued Success

According to the latest Ofsted inspection of children’s services, vulnerable children in Staffordshire are very well protected. For the second inspection in a row Staffordshire County Council’s services for children in need of help and protection, children looked after and care leavers are all rated as ‘Good’ in every category, with no areas needing urgent improvement. The inspection was a ...

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Fostering roadshow comes to Stone Friday 15th September

Cliff and Elaine Whiteley

A roadshow that’s coming to Stone on Friday 15th September demonstrates that whether you’re a Biker or a Hiker, a Goal Keeper or a Bee Keeper you could be a foster carer. Amongst Staffordshire’s 350 foster families are bikers, bakers, beekeepers, musicians, military history re-enactors, professional athletes and many more. Now, Staffordshire County Council’s latest fostering campaign is reminding people ...

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Parents Reminded to Park Responsibly Outside Schools

Stone parents are being urged to put safety first by parking responsibly during drop-off and pick-up times as children return for a new school year. Any vehicle observed parked on yellow lines or in a restricted area could be issued with a penalty notice, if not observed picking up or dropping off a passenger. The Staffordshire County Council campaign is ...

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Have Your Say on Subsidised Bus Rides

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Stone residents are being encouraged to have their say on how the budget for subsidising bus travel in in the county can be best spent. All bus journeys made in Staffordshire are operated by either private bus companies or by voluntary and community organisations. Although more than 90 per cent of these trips are made without any subsidy, the county ...

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Exciting New Plans for Staffordshire History Centre

Key partners and design team now on-board with plans moving at pace for a new multi-million pound Staffordshire History Centre. To be located in the heart of Stafford, the new £4m Staffordshire History centre will hold historical records and collections up to 1,000 years old. Along with a new community exhibition space, modern reading and search rooms and a packed programme of ...

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Support Available for Businesses to Create New Industry Hubs

An event later this month will show small and medium-sized Staffordshire businesses how they could get the backing to transform under-utilised buildings into productive use and access a range of support. On July 27 the Grow Your Workspace workshop will help businesses understand Staffordshire County Council’s Rural Enterprise Programme and how to apply for grants. Cannock Chase Council’s planning team ...

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New Poets Laureate Positions Available

The roles of Staffordshire Poet Laureate and Staffordshire Young Poet Laureate are open, and local poets are being invited to apply. A two year position, Staffordshire Poet Laureate is open to adults aged 18 plus, while the Staffordshire Young Poet Laureate is open to teens aged 14 to 18 and is a one year position. The initiative, which aims to ...

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