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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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