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Pupils and staff to return to Flash Ley in the New Year

School boy

Flash Ley school will reopen to pupils and staff on 6 January. Remedial works have now finished in the Early Years area of the school building, and the air has been continually tested to ensure the whole site is safe. This means staff can now start preparing classrooms ahead of a return to site. Although there is still a small ...

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Backing Staffordshire enterprise on Small Business Saturday

Small business success in Staffordshire is being marked by the county council as part of a national event on Saturday December 3. The county council backs hundreds of small companies through its business support package which includes its enterprise centres for start-up and fledgling businesses and a business loan scheme. It also helps to deliver the Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Growth ...

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Plan to manage Staffordshire’s mineral resources and protect communities takes a step closer


Plans to protect local communities and the environment during future quarrying in Staffordshire have been approved by an independent inspector on behalf of the Secretary of State. The Minerals Local Plan shows how local communities and the environment will be protected and where sand, gravel and other minerals will come from over the next 15 years. The Plan follows a ...

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Drivers urged to take care on country roads

Councillor Mark Deaville

Drivers are being reminded to take care when on the county’s rural roads in the latest campaign being supported by the Staffordshire Safer Roads Partnership. Staffordshire roads continue to be amongst the safest in the country, and as a rural county has many smaller country roads. The campaign is targeting younger drivers aged 25 – 34 with the message ‘break ...

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