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Cheer on world’s best cyclists this week

Staffordshire sport fans are encouraged to show their support for the world’s top cyclists on Thursday. Around 100 competitors, including Olympic, World and European champions, will be racing through Staffordshire for the second stage of the Ovo Energy Women’s Tour. They include defending OVO Energy Women’s Tour champion Lizzie Deignan and her Boels Dolmans teammate Anna van der Breggen, the ...

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Awareness week reminds people to think safe when buying toys and children’s goods

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People buying toys and other products for children are being reminded to ensure they’re safe to use during a national awareness week. Staffordshire County Council’s communities leader Gill Heath said Child Safety Week provides a focus to highlight some of the hidden dangers of some toys and other products. The county council’s scientific services team regularly tests toys for durability, ...

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Hundreds of volunteers back libraries

Hundreds of volunteers recruited to help in Staffordshire’s libraries are making a huge difference to their communities. More than 800 members of the public are giving up their time at Staffordshire’s 43 libraries, including more than 500 volunteers at the 23 which are, or are on their way to being, community-managed libraries. Around 600 of those have been recruited in ...

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London terrorist attack reaction

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The flags on Staffordshire County Council buildings will be flown at half-mast as a mark of respect for the victims killed and injured in the London terrorist attack. Philip Atkins, Staffordshire County Council’s Leader, said: Like everyone, I was shocked and appalled at this latest monstrous attack in a matter of days on innocent people enjoying an evening out with ...

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