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Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent chosen for 2018 UK Corporate Games


Businesses in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent are set to benefit as Europe’s largest multisport festival for business returns to the region for a second year. The UK Corporate games, which will take place from 21 to 24 June 2018 is expected to attract thousands of amateur athletes from top UK companies and boost the local economy while showcasing the area’s growing ...

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On your marks for IRONMAN 70.3 Staffordshire June 18 2017


IRONMAN 70.3 Staffordshire will take place in Staffordshire on Sunday 18th June 2017 Over 2,000 triathletes will embark on a 1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike ride and a 13.1 mile run across Staffordshire. Also the day before, hundreds of children will be taking part in IRONKIDS on Saturday June 17 2017 How to get involved and enjoy IRONMAN IRONMAN 70.3 ...

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New business firmly in the saddle thanks to Staffordshire loan fund

Richard Rawnsley MBE

Equine enthusiasts from across the UK and beyond are using the services of a Staffordshire entrepreneur to enable their horses to travel in style. And it’s thanks to a boost from the county council’s Staffordshire Business Loan Fund – run in conjunction with Midlands based lender BCRS Business Loans – that Rawnsley Horsebox and Trailers, trading as Equi-Trek Stafford, has ...

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Call for budding Staffordshire poets to celebrate where they live

Bert Flitcroft and Matilda Houston-Brown

Bert Flitcroft, Staffordshire’s Poet Laureate, is inviting the county’s residents to create a ‘picture in words’ about their own locality. Bert is planning to tour the county with a series of workshops, entitled ‘So this is where we live…’ aimed at creating a collection of new poems, written by local people, about their own special part of Staffordshire. The Staffordshire ...

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New £4m History Centre set for Staffordshire

Staffordshire History Centre

Plans for a new multi-million pound modern history centre in Staffordshire have been given the green light after securing initial support from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). The proposed new centre has received earmarked funding of nearly £4million from HLF to create a two-storey link between the Staffordshire Record Office and the William Salt Library in Stafford. Initial funding of ...

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Welcome to Staffordshire County Council’s Online News Room

Staffordshire County Council Offices

Staffordshire County Council’s new dedicated newsroom is currently under construction, and will be availalable later in June.  In  the meantime, for the latest news from Staffordshire County Council visit www.staffordshire.gov.uk/news Ut wisi luctus ullamcorper. Et ullamcorper sollicitudin elit odio consequat mauris, wisi velit tortor semper vel feugiat dui, ultricies lacus. Congue mattis luctus, quam orci mi semper ligula eu dui, ...

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