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Community organisers making a real difference in Staffordshire

Video: Staffordshire Community Organiser, Stewart Bishop explains how the scheme benefits local communities The restoration of a historic building, the creation of a new community hub, a new park and the training of dozens of community sports coaches are just some of the projects being spearheaded by Staffordshire’s team of community organisers. Over a dozen community organisers already work in ...

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Staffordshire libraries celebrate World Book Day

Children have been claiming their £1 book tokens at their local library and joining in today’s celebrations for World Book Day. Staffordshire libraries have been holding activities across the county to celebrate the 20th anniversary of World Book Day, highlighting the joys of reading to children. The campaign aims to get youngsters to explore the pleasure of reading books, by ...

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Nine out of 10 parents allocated their first choice secondary school

Nine out of 10 parents will learn today that they have been allocated their first choice secondary school in Staffordshire. Of the 7494 applications made for transfer at age 11, just over 92.5 per cent of parents have been allocated their first preference school, with nearly 97 per cent allocated one of their top three preferred schools.  This is despite ...

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