Parents urged to reconsider using cars for school runs

Parents with primary aged children in Stafford are being urged to join the school run revolution and encourage walking, cycling or scooting to class. Staffordshire County Council’s transport leader Mark Winnington said a 15-minute cycle, walk or scoot to and from school will provide children with half their recommended daily exercise. By arriving on foot […]

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Technology events gives teenagers a taste of work

Teenagers from across Staffordshire got a taste of what it’s like to work in the science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) sector at a special careers event. The Staffordshire TeenTech event took place on Wednesday 24 September at Uttoxeter Racecourse and was attended by over 300 pupils from 30 Staffordshire schools. The interactive careers event […]

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Witnesses urged to come forward after Rugeley assault

Officers from Cannock Chase Local Policing Team (LPT) are appealing for witnesses following an assault. At approximately 1.30am on Saturday 20 September the victim was in Rugeley town centre when he was approached two men, by Nationwide bank near to the benches, to ask for directions. Following an exchange of words the victim was then […]

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Woman dies in Cannock motorcycle accident

A woman has died after the motorcycle she was riding collided with a car in Cannock Saturday afternoon. West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Watling Street at around 1.00pm on Saturday. Two ambulances, a paramedic area support officer, a senior paramedic officer, a responder paramedic and a responder car from Cosford air base with a […]

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County Council announce ‘Best start’ consultation for Staffordshire’s children

Staffordshire County Council’s Cabinet member for Children and Community Safety was speaking as the authority’s cabinet approved an eight week public consultation on the best way to provide help to under-fives and their families. The Best Start proposals include providing more help for families where they need it rather than in fixed places and working […]

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Staffs Police target excessive drinking

Staffordshire Police is to address the drain on its resources caused by excessive drinking with a period of action as part of a nationwide drive. In a bid to encourage responsible drinking and greater personal responsibility, officers will be out on the streets across Staffordshire taking part in a range of activities; from visiting violence […]

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