Daily Archives: 23/01/2014

Staffordshire University to Leave Stafford?

Staffordshire University could move out of Stafford, taking 7,000 students and 1,600 staff out of the area. A university consultation on whether to close its Stafford base ends next week.  It has been revamping its Leek Road and College Road … Continue reading

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Sponsored Training for Licensed Staff across Staffordshire

A number of staff from on and off licensed premises across the county are being sponsored to undergo training sessions to help stop selling alcohol to underage teenagers. During 2013 test purchase operations took place, 60 of the 141 pubs … Continue reading

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Police Speak to Two Teenagers about Abusive Twitter Comments

Two teenage males have spoken with police following allegations of racial abuse of Stan Collymore via Twitter in the last few days. Staffordshire Police are working with a number of police forces in investigation potential criminal offences involving abusive tweets … Continue reading

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Councillors Ask for Information on Services to Treat Alcohol Misuse in Tamworth

At tonight’s meeting of Tamworth Borough Council’s Cabinet, the members were asked to make contact with Staffordshire County Council to gain more information on what services are currently available in Tamworth to tackle alcohol misuse and what services are currently being commissioned. … Continue reading

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Eric Pickles Bans Ministers from Eating Taxpayer-Funded Biscuits

Government Ministers have been banned from eating taxpayer-funded biscuits at official events, Communities Secretary Eric Pickles MP has said. Tea and biscuits are regularly offered to non-Parliamentary visitors attending government events, but Mr Pickles said that “on pain of death” … Continue reading

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