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Pocket film festival comes to Stafford

Gill Heath

People from Stafford are being invited to a night at the movies at some of the town’s more unlikely film venues. Staffordshire County Council and Flatpack: Assemble have joined forces to bring the brand new Pocket Film Festival to the streets of Stafford. From Monday 13 March to Saturday 18 March, some of the town’s more quirky local venues (including a ...

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Pair receive permanent injunction for unlawful waste site

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A high court injunction order has been served on an operative and landowner of an unlawful waste site in Staffordshire – prohibiting them from importing or processing material there. Staffordshire County Council served interim injunction order on the two men in November 2016. This latest ruling means that the order is now permanent, and means no material can be brought ...

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Staffordshire Strikes Gold With Iron Age Find

  An archaeological find on Staffordshire farmland is believed to include the earliest examples of Iron Age gold ever discovered in Britain. The collection, which has been named the Leekfrith Iron Age Torcs, was discovered by two metal detectorists just before Christmas. At an unveiling of the torcs press conference (February 28), experts said the unique find could date back ...

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Staffordshire superfast fibre broadband programme to reach most remote communities is UK first

An innovative programme to make superfast fibre broadband available in some of Staffordshire’s most remote communities is the first of its kind in the UK. Superfast Staffordshire – the partnership led by Staffordshire County Council and BT – launched its Community Fibre Partnership Support Fund at Norton Bridge Golf Club, near Stone, one of the rural businesses looking forward to ...

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£120K road improvements for Loggerheads to start next month

Councillor Mark Deaville

A highways improvement scheme to improve and resurface a main road in Loggerheads will start next month. The £120k investment by Staffordshire County Council will see the resurfacing of the A53 Newcastle Road. Preliminary Work will start on Monday 6 March and the scheme is expected to take around three weeks to complete.  To allow the resurfacing work to be ...

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£83K road improvements for Stafford to start next month

Councillor Mark Deaville

A highways improvement scheme to improve and resurface a main Stafford road and its footways will start next month. The £83k investment by Staffordshire County Council will see the resurfacing of the A518 Lichfield Road and its footways. Work will start on Monday 6 March and the scheme is expected to take around four weeks to complete. To allow the ...

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Highways crews tackle fallen trees as Storm Doris hits Staffordshire

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Highways crews are out across Staffordshire as Storm Doris sweeps into the region bringing down trees and power lines in parts of the county. The Met Office has issued an amber warning for the area as winds of more than 60mph are expected, with heavy rain, and even snow over higher ground, forecast for later in the day. Crews have ...

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Motorists urged to take care as Storm Doris arrives

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Motorists are being urged to drive carefully as Storm Doris reaches Staffordshire today. The Met Office has issued an amber warning as winds of up to 80mph are expected, with heavy rain, and even snow over higher ground, also forecast. Drivers are being reminded to take care all day and to be aware that surface flooding could be present on any ...

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