News You Can Use - February 2019.

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

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

  • From the Leader of the Council – update on Council Tax, third lowest county council tax in England
  • Staffordshire starts 2019 with near full employment
  • Economic growth programme gathers pace
  • Work begins at £38m Liberty Park
  • Migrants discovered in lorry on M6
  • Library volunteers wanted
  • Improvements to on-street parking aims to support our High Streets and town centre
  • Crossing patrols funding set to continue
  • Gritter investment as bad weather looms
  • Shop owner handed suspended sentence over counterfeit tobacco
  • Fostering… “We’ve loved every minute”
  • £2 million smart road trial
  • Job boosting scheme set to create over 1,800 job
  • County cashes in on attractions
  • £1m for community group
  • Support for schools hit by tragedy
  • Employment at Record High
  • Highways Investment for Next Year

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