Tag Archives: Stoke-on-Trent City Council

Top Five Tips for Keeping Warm This Winter

Older people are being urged to keep warm and comfortable in their homes during the latest cold spell. As temperatures are set to drop across much of the UK, Staffordshire County Council is giving people advice on keeping warm without … 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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Labour Council Spend £160,000 on Empty Building

Labour controlled Stoke-on-Trent City Council spent nearly £160,000 on a college building it closed last year to save money. More than half of the money spent on Wedgwood Memorial College went on security staff, figures from a freedom of information … Continue reading

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No Bouncers, No Sing a Long!

“Jobsworth” health and safety officials have forced a group of pensioners’ to cancel a fund-raising sing-a-long by insisting they hire two bouncers for £100. Elderly residents had hoped a concert would raise money to help save the under threat Goldenhill … Continue reading

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Business Chiefs Back Jobs and Growth Bid

Staffordshire’s business heavyweights came together this week to back joint council plans to create over 30,000 new jobs across the county and Stoke-on-Trent over the next 10 years. Staffordshire County Council and Stoke-on-Trent City Council will next week submit a … Continue reading

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Staffordshire Hoard Inquest Rules Most New Items Treasure

Nearly all the pieces of Anglo-Saxon gold found in the same field as the Staffordshire Hoard have been declared treasure at an inquest in Stafford. The verdict was 81 of the 91 objects were treasure, as they were more than … Continue reading

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Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Councils Joint Bid for Government Funding

Staffordshire County Council and Stoke-on-Trent City Council are to jointly bid for greater power and finance from Government to drive economic growth and create thousands of new jobs. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills today (Monday 29th October) invited … Continue reading

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