Monthly Archives: February 2013

Staffordshire Police to Review Evidence on Stafford Hospital

Just days after the Secretary of State for Health called for a Police investigation into Stafford Hospital, Staffordshire Police have said they are studying the Francis Report to see whether any criminal charges should be brought. The Francis Report, which … Continue reading

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Local MP Calls for Statement on NHS Care

Yesterday in the House of Commons yesterday, Tamworth’s MP Christopher Pincher, called for a statement on NHS care in Staffordshire. Staffordshire born Mr Pincher said, “May we have a statement on the approach to care in the Staffordshire NHS cluster?  … Continue reading

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Budget for Families and Business Backed by Full Council

Staffordshire County Council’s budget for the next financial year will help protect the incomes of local people and continue to make the creation of new jobs a top priority. Staffordshire’s “budget for families and jobs” shows how the council is … Continue reading

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Staffordshire County Council Cuts Council Tax

Conservative controlled Staffordshire County Council announced today that they are cutting their share of the council tax for the coming year from April. At this morning’s meeting of the Full Council, Cllr Philip Atkins, Leader of the Council, said the … Continue reading

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PCC Accompanies Police Officers on Drugs Raids

  Staffordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Matthew Ellis, accompanied Police Officers in the early hours of yesterday morning in Burton-upon-Tent, as part of Operation Nemesis. Following several raids across the town, 12 men and 1 woman have appeared at Burton-on-Trent … Continue reading

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No Beef on Staffordshire’s School Menus

Beef has been removed from school meals across Staffordshire as a precautionary measure amid the horsemeat scandal. Staffordshire County Council, which provides meals to 87% of its schools, said there was no suggestion there had been a problem with contamination.  … Continue reading

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Staffordshire MPs Welcome Producers to Westminster for the Staffordshire Food and Drink Festival

Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth, welcomed more than 20 producers from across the county to celebrate Staffordshire’s Food and Drink Festival in Westminster, including Tamworth’s own, Suncream Dairies, The Malted Waffle Company, Packington Pork and Peter Coates Butchers. … Continue reading

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