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Britain’s strongest man to back Staffordshire Day

Video: Britain’s strongest man, Eddie Hall reveals why he loves Staffordshire Britain’s strongest man Eddie Hall, is the latest celebrity to throw his weight behind this year’s Staffordshire Day. Eddie is set to back the county’s annual celebration which returns on Monday 1 May which will see over 50 events taking place across the county. The powerhouse from Newcastle in ...

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50 things to do on Staffordshire Day and just over a week to go

Staffordshire Day 2016

With just over a week to go until Staffordshire Day, attractions and community groups have joined forces to create a packed programme of activities. The annual celebration, organised by Enjoy Staffordshire, supported by Staffordshire County Council returns on Bank Holiday Monday 1 May with over 50 events planned across the county over the weekend. Darryl Eyers, Director for Economy at ...

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Seven Ways To Celebrate Staffordshire Day In Stafford

Staffordshire Day 2016

Attractions, community groups and residents across Stafford have joined forces to help create a packed programme for the second Staffordshire Day. The county celebration, organised by Enjoy Staffordshire, supported by Staffordshire County Council, and the county’s other local authorities, returns on Monday 1st May, with plenty of events and special offers to enjoy in Stafford and beyond. The first Tour ...

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People urged to ‘Staycation’ in Staffordshire over Easter holidays

Early morning on The Roaches

Video: 30 Reasons to ‘Staycation’ in Staffordshire People in Staffordshire are being urged to opt for a ‘staycation’ over the Easter holidays and explore the county’s many attractions and hidden treasures. Staffordshire has a thriving tourism economy with a wealth of great attractions, including many leading national sites, drawing in millions of visitors from across the UK and beyond. For ...

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World’s top women cyclists to race through Staffordshire

The world’s top women cyclists will race through Staffordshire this summer, as the second stage of The Women’s Tour cycle race comes to the area. Stage Two of the world leading race, a round of the UCI Women’s WorldTour, will pass through Stone, Stafford, Uttoxeter, Cheadle and Leek in a challenging combination of flat, fast roads and sharp climbs on ...

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People urged to get on their bike and stay active over Easter

People from across Staffordshire are being encouraged to get on their bike and take to the county’s cycleways over the Easter Holidays. Criss-crossing Staffordshire are 240km of rural cycle lanes, 772km of Public Rights of Way, more than 2000km of country lanes and over 80km of the National Cycle Network. Now, to help people keep active and entertained over the ...

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Countdown on for Staffordshire Day

Staffordshire Day

With less than a month to go until Staffordshire Day on Monday 1 May, organisers are asking families to clear their diaries for a countywide day of celebrations. A vintage market, music and food festivals and dozens of other events are running throughout the weekend in what has become an annual fixture in the county’s tourism calendar. Joining in are ...

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IRONMAN 70.3 Staffordshire attracts international competitors

IRONMAN

Athletes from as far away as Saudi Arabia and New Zealand are preparing to make the journey to Staffordshire to take part in the 3rd annual IRONMAN 70.3 triathlon. Nearly 2,200 competitors have signed up to take part in the race, which takes place on June 18 this year. Although the majority of athletes signed come from the British Isles, ...

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Staffordshire welcomes Prince William to the National Memorial Arboretum

National Memorial Arboretum

People in Staffordshire have gathered to welcome Prince William on his visit to the National Memorial Arboretum where he will oversee the official opening of the new Remembrance Centre. Prince William, Duke of Cambridge met members of all three armed services at the Staffordshire site before taking a tour with local school children and volunteers. As well as unveiling a ...

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