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New Gritters make their debut in Staffordshire

Helen with gritters

Nine new state-of-the-art gritters have joined the county’s fleet to help keep the county on the move over the winter. The new vehicles, armed with the latest technology and safety features have been deployed across the county, and will help keep the roads clear of snow and ice and drivers safe. The £1m investment by Staffordshire County Council has allowed ...

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Stay well during cold weather

Social Care

People in Staffordshire are being encouraged to take a few simple steps to help keep well during cold weather, with freezing temperatures forecast for the next few days. The county council along with Public Health England is also urging people to check on older family, friends and neighbours to make sure they are safe and well, particularly if they have ...

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Gritters primed and ready for freezing February


Gritters in Staffordshire are ready to roll as snow and freezing February temperatures are forecast this week. Temperatures are set to plummet to as low as -5C in some areas of the county this week, and the Met Office forecasts a band of snow and ice to edge in from the north-west tomorrow (Tuesday) morning. The county’s 40-strong team of ...

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Stay cool in hot weather

With the heatwave expected to continue over the next few days, residents are being advised to enjoy the sun safely. Alan White, Staffordshire County Council’s Cabinet member for Health, Care and Wellbeing, said: When very hot weather arrives, everyone wants to make the most of it, but all need to make sure we enjoy it safely and keep an extra ...

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