Daily Archives: 20/12/2015

Tis the Season to Recycle

People in Staffordshire are being urged to recycle their unwanted and broken electrical items this Christmas as part of the latest campaign to help boost recycling in the county. Every Christmas thousands of unwanted, damaged or broken household electrical appliances … Continue reading

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Work to Explore Closer Co-Operation Amongst Services in Staffordshire Welcomed by PCC

A decision by Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Authority to move forward with work looking at collaboration and integration between emergency services in the county has been welcomed. A meeting of the Fire Authority on Tuesday, December 15, agreed a recommendation … Continue reading

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Bogus Council Tax Refund Text Message Warning

Tamworth residents are being warned to be on their guard after a number of people received text messages asking for their bank details in order to claim a council tax refund. The texts claim to be from a .gov address … Continue reading

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Local MEP Hails EU’s Huge Hospital Investment

West Midlands MEP Anthea McIntyre has welcomed a decision by the European Investment Bank to pump 108 million pounds into the building of a new major hospital in the West Midlands. Once open in three years’ time the brand new … Continue reading

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Drivers Using Mobiles Could Face Bigger Fines and More Points

Motorists who use a mobile phone while driving could face tougher penalties if government plans are approved. The government is planning to increase fixed penalty fines from £100 to £150, as well as increasing the number of penalty points drivers … Continue reading

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