Staffordshire children to benefit from new special needs care reforms

Children and families in Staffordshire are set to benefit from the biggest transformation of special educational needs in 30 years. From September 2nd changes to the law nationally on Special Educational Needs and Disability provision means children, young people and their families will have a greater say on how they are supported. Young people themselves are […]

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Youngsters urged to complete summer reading challenge

Staffordshire’s Library Chiefs are urging youngsters not to forget to complete this year’s Summer Reading Challenge. Despite one of the best summers we’ve seen for a while, thousands of Staffordshire’s young readers have signed up for ‘Mythical Maze’, 2014’s free holiday scheme designed to help banish the boredom and inject some fun into holiday reading. […]

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Did you see a crash on the M6 Sat 16th August?

Police appealing for witnesses following a serious road traffic collision on the M6 in Staffordshire on Saturday 16 August. Emergency services were called to the northbound carriageway of the M6, at Keele, at approximately 9.30am following a report of a collision involving a silver Toyota Rav 4. The driver, a 71-year-old man from the East Sussex […]

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Secret gardens come alive at Shugborough this bank holiday

Good old-fashioned entertainment like apple bobbing combine with a day out for teddies and Seven Secret Doors await visitors to Shugborough over the Bank Holiday weekend. One of Staffordshire’s top tourist attractions, The Shugborough Estate will be hosting a traditional Bank Holiday Farm Fair on Monday 25th August 2014 boasting everything from apple bobbing and […]

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Teenagers tend to German war graves

Young people from across Staffordshire and Bremen in Germany have teamed up with the Royal British Legion to tend to the war graves on Cannock Chase. A total of 23 young people, along with representatives from the Royal British Legion and Staffordshire County Council, spent the morning cleaning and tidying the graves at the German […]

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Chase sport clubs score life saving defibrillators

A number of sporting clubs within Staffordshire have recently scored defibrillators, automated machined which can restart someone’s heart in the event of a heart attack. Beau Desert Golf Club in Cannock, Darnford Moors Golf Club in Lichfield and Stone Tennis Club have all been working in conjunction with West Midlands Ambulance Service to ensure that […]

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