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Website offers school closure information for Lichfield and Burntwood parents

Parents in Lichfield and Burntwood are being reminded about how they can find out whether schools in the area are closed because of bad weather. St...

A34 delays warning as Redhill work starts

People in Stone have been warned of delays on the A34 from Monday 14th January near Junction 14 of the M6 as work gets under way to create the Redh...

Divers cleared culvert during flooding

A team of divers cleared a culvert under the A34 at Meaford during the latest incident at the flooding hotspot, it has been revealed. Staffordshire...

Schools admission deadline looming

Parents in Stone looking for a primary or middle school place in September have less than two weeks to get their applications in. This year, parent...

County to freeze council tax until 2014

Staffordshire County Council has announced that it will be freezing council tax for another two years (2012-14) after there was no rise this year. ...

Groups can bid for £10k community funding

Groups and clubs in Stone can apply for up to £10,000 from the Community Wellbeing Fund. The latest round of the county-wide fund offers up to £1...

Nominate a Stone local hero for county awards

Stone is full of local heroes making a real difference to the town – and now you can nominate one of them for Staffordshire’s annual award...

Call for inspirational tales of community spirit across Lichfield and Burntwood

A new project is hoping to find tales of community spirit from across Lichfield and Burntwood. The Community Council of Staffordshire and Staffords...

Part-time 20mph speed limit to be introduced outside three Lichfield schools

Drivers will be forced to slow down outside three Lichfield schools after it was confirmed 20mph speed limits will be enforced during peak times. S...

Free electric blanket testing for Lichfield and Burntwood residents

Lichfield and Burntwood residents are being urged to make sure their electric blanket is safe to use by bringing it to a free testing session. Two ...

Staffordshire County Council cuts management jobs to save £900,000

New figures have revealed that Staffordshire County Council has saved £900,000 by axing management posts. The move is part of a bid by the authori...

Warning after seizure of counterfeit booze

People in Stone are being warned about the dangers of counterfeit alcohol after fake brands were seized at off-licences across the county. Stafford...

Warning after illegal lighters are seized across Staffordshire

People in Lichfield and Burntwood are being warned about the dangers of illegal lighters after a number were seized in raids across Staffordshire. ...

£20k for controversial ring road changes

 The controversial new traffic flow system on Christchurch Way and the resiting of the pedestrian crossing has cost taxpayers £20,000. The figure...

Staffordshire set for £7.4million broadband funding boost

Staffordshire is set to benefit from a £7.4million broadband boost. The region has been awarded the money by the Government to help internet provi...

Lichfield shop fined over underage alcohol sale

A Lichfield store has been fined after twice selling alcohol to an under-age shopper. The Local in Wheel Lane sold drink to a 15-year-old volunteer...

Enterprise Zone bittersweet decisions sharpen business determination

Business leaders in Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire have described the Government’s decision on Enterprise Zones announced this morning as a bit...

Lichfield and Burntwood residents asked for their views on broadband speed

Lichfield and Burntwood residents are being urged to give their views on broadband speed in the region. An online survey set up by Staffordshire Co...

Proposed meals on wheels price is cut for Lichfield and Burntwood pensioners

Pensioners in Lichfield and Burntwood have been told they will not have to pay as much as had been expected for their meals on wheels food. The cos...

Warning after counterfeit alcohol is seized in Staffordshire

Counterfeit spirits and wines which could cause serious harm to health or even death have been seized from shops across Staffordshire. Staffordshir...

County bus travel for youngsters for just £1

Young people in Stone have been urged to keep the boredom at bay during the summer holiday by signing up for a Your Staffordshire card. The card al...

Pedestrian crossing to be moved

  The pedestrian crossing near Morrisons on Christchurch Way is to be moved to help motorists get out of the supermarket junction. Staffordshire C...

Spy thriller chosen as favourite book by Staffordshire teenagers

Staffordshire’s teenagers have chosen a spy school thriller as their favourite book of 2011. I’d Tell You I Love You, But Then I’d Have To Ki...

Bookworms urged to take on reading challenge

Young bookworms in Stone can take part in the annual summer reading challenge to keep the boredom at bay during the school holidays. The challenge ...

Internet giant Amazon’s new distribution centre near Lichfield to create 900 jobs

Around 900 jobs are set to be created near Lichfield after an internet retailer confirmed plans to open a major distribution centre in Rugeley. Ama...

Governor removed ahead of investigation at school near Lichfield

A governor at a school near Lichfield has been temporarily removed while an investigation into a number of issues is carried out. The Lichfield Dio...

Unique Lichfield and Burntwood gardening service to celebrate success

A groundbreaking service supporting people with learning difficulties in Lichfield and Burntwood is set to celebrate its success. The Cherry Orchar...

Staffordshire sees rise in criminals completing drug rehab programme

More people who have committed criminal offences in Staffordshire are completing drug rehabilitation programmes designed to help prevent them reoff...

Strike action to close Chase Terrace Technology College

Chase Terrace Technology College has confirmed that strike action will force it to close for a day. The school is currently the only establishment ...

Burntwood schools set to be hit by strike action

At least three Burntwood schools face partial closure due to strike action – while others admit they may also be unable to open. Highfields P...

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