News You Can Use - April 2019.

This article has been kindly given to the SSCA by Philip Atkins OBE, Leader of Staffordshire County Council (

In April 2019's edition of "News You can Use"…

  • Some good news as you campaign in the sun after Easter.
  • Latest company moves to i54 South Staffordshire
  • Trees at accident spot to be cut down
  • Ironman course to take in Stafford Castle
  • Burton shop owner fined for fake tobacco sales
  • Children’s services rated as "Good" by Ofsted
  • Details of county council building sales
  • New parking restrictions come into force outside hospital
  • Burton town centre improvements to start
  • Shop owner handed suspended sentence over counterfeit tobacco
  • Work completed on £45m A50 project
  • Up to 145 jobs could go at Wedgwood
  • Staffordshire traders demonstrate responsible knife sales
  • Plans to charge schools each time they expel a pupil dropped
  • Staffordshire celebrates English Tourism Week
  • Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
  • Business park welcomes top manufacturer
  • Extra £5m for potholes
  • Fostering and adoption in the news
  • Thousands sign petition against Cannock Chase fence off plans
  • Protecting children’s rights in the workplace
  • Nearly all primary parents get one of top three choices of school
  • Wild boars spotted in Burntwood
  • Stay safe and avoid counterfeits this bank holiday
  • Libraries Gear Up for Staffordshire Day
  • Details of all 2019/20 Targeted Local Safety Schemes
  • Details of the overall investment of Highways Investment of £29,776,000

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