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Staffordshire sizzles for third IRONMAN 70.3 competition

Giulio Molinari

Staffordshire sizzled as athletes took part in the county’s third IRONMAN 70.3 competition. Hundreds of spectators took advantage of the sun as they came out to cheer on competitors along the route, which saw over 2000 people complete a 1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike ride and 13.1 mile run through stunning Staffordshire countryside. And, scores of volunteers were on ...

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Eight hundred jobs set to be created at Staffordshire business site

Kingswood Lakeside

Nearly eight hundred jobs are set to be created by three new developments at a Staffordshire business site with the county council now agreeing the sale of the final plot. The jobs boost comes as Staffordshire continues to see near full employment, with today’s unemployment claimant count figure for the county remaining at just 1.1 per cent – lower than ...

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Communities Gearing up to Welcome Ironman 70.3 to Staffordshire


Communities across Staffordshire are counting down to IRONMAN 70.3 in the county on June 18. With more than 70 miles of spectating opportunity, Staffordshire is set to come alive this weekend as athletes and visitors flock to the county. IRONMAN athletes are putting in their final training miles ahead of this Sunday’s event, and youngsters are gearing up for IRONKIDS ...

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Cheers to beer’s contribution to Staffordshire

The huge contribution of the brewing industry to Staffordshire’s economy is being celebrated by the county’s economic leader. Speaking to mark the national ‘Beer Day Britain’ celebration on June 15, Mark Winnington, Staffordshire County Council’s Cabinet member for Economic Growth, said: Brewing has been part of this county’s way of life for a thousand years and its brands are known ...

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New road bridge to cross A50

Six huge steel beams will be lifted in place across the A50 next month to form the base for a new bridge spanning the dual carriageway. The installation near Uttoxeter will be a major step towards completing an upgraded junction with the A522 to support business and unlock land for new housing and economic growth. A 750 tonne crane will ...

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Road junction improvement work ends ahead of schedule

Stafford Western Access Road

Work to improve main road junctions as part of a major growth project in Stafford has ended ahead of schedule today (Monday). The upgrade to the junctions of the A34 Foregate Street with Greyfriars Place and Browning Street north of the town centre will improve traffic flow and form part of the Stafford Western Access Route project – providing the ...

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A50 roadworks completed early

Breaking News

Tonight’s scheduled overnight closure of the A50 westbound at Uttoxeter is cancelled as the work has been completed ahead of schedule. The westbound carriage was closed overnight from Monday to Thursday this week to take delivery of six steel beams, each 47 metres long, which will form part of a new bridge across the A50. The A50 westbound was scheduled to ...

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Still time to volunteer for IRONMAN 70.3 Staffordshire

Ironman crowds at finish line

There’s still time to volunteer for Staffordshire’s biggest Triathlon, and there’s no better time to sign up. IRONMAN 70.3 Staffordshire is still on the lookout for volunteers and volunteer groups to help out at athlete registration, helping athletes switch from one leg of the race to another, and handing out medals and t-shirts at the finish line. Groups of volunteers ...

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A50 improvement work continues

Preparations are continuing for overnight road closures on the A50 westbound to allow installation of a new bridge across the dual carriageway. Six steel beams, each 47 metres long, are being delivered to the construction site near Uttoxeter. The new bridge forms part of an upgraded junction with the A522 being delivered by Staffordshire County Council, on behalf of Highways ...

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Brave Carter to undertake IRONKIDS Challenge

Carter CHatting

Being diagnosed with leukaemia would be enough to slow anyone down, but not five year old Carter Chatting from Lichfield. After being diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in January 2016, Carter and his family set about raising funds for the Oncology Unit at Birmingham’s Children Hospital, where he has to attend regularly for treatments. That meant signing up for IRONKIDS ...

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