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New Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Staffordshire appointed

With HM The Queen’s approval, Mr James Thomas Leavesley DL has been appointed as the new Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Staffordshire. Mr Leavesley takes up his new role from today (Monday 29 April) and will support Mr Ian Dudson the Lord-Lieutenant in his duties. He will also stand-in for him when he is absent or otherwise unable to act. Mr Leavesley was ...

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Staffordshire firms honoured in Queen’s Awards for Enterprise

Six Staffordshire companies have been recognised for their contribution to business in the 2019 Queen’s Awards for Enterprise. Awards were won in categories including International trade and innovation and were made to: Allett Ltd, Hixon in Stafford. Synetics Solutions Limited, Newcastle-under-Lyme. Semantics 21 Ltd, Dunston, Stafford. Warwick Music Limited, Tamworth. Aviation News Ltd,Trent Vale, Stoke-on-Trent. Implementra Ltd Trading, Rugeley. The ...

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British Empire Medal for Nello

Mr Neil Baldwin, or to many, Nello,  has been awarded the prestigious British Empire Medal for his Services to the Communities of Newcastle under Lyme. Nello was made famous in the film Marvellous, which is about his life including his time as Stoke City Football Club’s kit-man. Nello’s award was announced in The Queen’s New Year’s Honours, and at a ...

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British Empire Medals awarded to Staffordshire residents

BEM winners

Seven Staffordshire residents have been awarded the prestigious British Empire Medal for their invaluable contributions to their local communities. The winners were announced in The Queen’s Birthday Honours earlier this year and attended a special ceremony hosted by the Chairman of Staffordshire County Council at County Buildings in Stafford on Thursday 20th December 2018. Medals were presented to the winners ...

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Staffordshire organisations recognised in Queen’s Awards for Voluntary Service

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Sixteen voluntary groups from across Staffordshire have been honoured with Her Majesty the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. The honour recognises outstanding voluntary contributions in local communities and has an equivalent status for voluntary groups as the MBE has for individuals. Groups recognised in this year’s awards include: Access Tai Chi – Chesterton, Stoke on Trent Blurton Farm Residents Association, ...

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British Empire Medals awarded to Staffordshire residents

Three Staffordshire residents have been awarded the prestigious British Empire Medal for their contributions to local communities. The winners were announced in The Queen’s Birthday Honours this year and attended a special ceremony hosted by the Chairman of Staffordshire County Council at County Buildings in Stafford on Wednesday 16th May 2018.  Medals were presented to winners by the Lord-Lieutenant, Mr ...

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Staffordshire groups recognised in Queen’s Awards for Voluntary Service

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Ten Staffordshire volunteer groups have been honoured with Her Majesty the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. The announcement coincides with national Volunteers’ Week from 1 to 7 June, to celebrate the great work that thousands of volunteers do every day. The organisations Have all received awards for their outstanding contributions to their local communities and include: Borderland Voices, Leek C.R.E.S.T. ...

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British Empire Medals awarded to Staffordshire residents

BEM award winners

Seven Staffordshire residents have been awarded the prestigious British Empire Medal for their invaluable contributions to their local communities. The winners, announced in The Queen’s Birthday Honours in June attended a special ceremony hosted by the Chairman of Staffordshire County Council at County Buildings in Stafford on Thursday 17th November. Medals were presented by the Lord-Lieutenant for Staffordshire, Mr Ian ...

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Staffordshire prepares to commemorate Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday

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People are being invited to take a moment on Friday 11 November for Armistice Day and on Remembrance Sunday to honour those who lost their lives during the nation’s wars. Staffordshire has many poignant war memorials, gardens and attractions dedicated to those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country in its towns and villages.  Many of which will be ...

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Staffordshire to celebrate Queen’s 90th birthday

The Queen signing visitors' book

Thousands of people in Staffordshire turned out to wish the Queen well in April when she celebrated her 90th birthday. Now, the county is set for further celebrations this weekend for her official birthday. The Queen celebrates two birthdays. Her actual birthday is on April 21 and her official birthday is on a Saturday in June. This year, her official ...

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