1000 Staffordshire families helped by County scheme

The lives of nearly 1000 families in Staffordshire have been turned around thanks to a county-wide programme. Over 940 of all the hardest to help families in the county have now been turned around by the Building Resilient Families and Communities Programme (BRFC), Staffordshire’s approach to the government led ‘Troubled Families’ initiative to help bring […]

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Firework lovers warned over the dangers of Chinese Lanterns to animals

With Halloween night soon upon us and Bonfire night approaching many people are considering buying Chinese lanterns for their celebrations. Staffordshire County Council’s Animal Health Team is warning people that some lanterns can be harmful to livestock. If the debris from Chinese Lanterns lands in rural areas, the wire parts contained in some lanterns can be […]

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Midlands Air Ambulance welcomes new crew

For six members of staff from West Midlands Ambulance Service, their jobs are really set to take off for the next three years. They have just qualified as aircrew paramedics who will fly on the Midlands Air Ambulance aircraft based in Staffordshire and Worcestershire. Although flying from Tattenhill and Strensham, their role could, and almost […]

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Pumpkin patrol returns for Halloween 2014

Cannock Chase Council’s ‘THINK – be aware who you scare’ campaign has launched to raise awareness this Halloween and Bonfire night. A Halloween themed Land Rover incorporating the campaign’s messages will patrol the District from Monday 27th October until Friday 7th November handing out leaflets with safety advice. The aim of the initiative is to reduce […]

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Cannock IT firm receives funding from Council Business Support Scheme

A Cannock I.T Software Company is set to achieve ambitious growth plans after receiving funding from the region’s leading business support programme. Premier Software Solutions has received maximum grant funding through the Business Development Programme (BDP), an £8 million business support scheme part funded by the European Regional Development Fund, aimed at helping more than […]

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Council leader vows to get Staffordshire the ‘best deal’ for HS2′

The leader of Staffordshire County Council has vowed to get the best deal for the whole of Staffordshire, as a new report on proposals for Phase Two of HS2 is unveiled. In his second report, Rebalancing Britain: from HS2 towards a national transport strategy, Sir David Higgins Chairman of HS2 Ltd, confirms Crewe as his preferred location […]

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