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Dog Theft Prevention poster

Dear Residents

We have been provided with the poster below for dog owners to be aware of Dog Theft Prevention.

You can also download the pdf of the poster by clicking on the link below:

Dog Theft Prevention Poster 2021

Stay Local – East Staffordshire Borough Council campaign

Dear Residents

East Staffordshire Borough Council have provided the following information:

East Staffordshire Borough Council has recently launched a new ‘Stay Local’ campaign, designed to raise awareness of supporting local businesses across the borough, whilst promoting safe shopping. We have a number of areas of the campaign that businesses in your local area may be able to get involved in and we would appreciate your support to reach out to businesses across the borough.

  1. The campaign is being advertised across a range of media including outdoor, social media and online. In addition, local businesses can access a range of downloadable assets via a new campaign tool kit; to promote their business, demonstrate how they are (will be) adhering to safety guidance and encourage residents to shop safely and locally. We would like to ask for your help in encouraging businesses across the borough to support the campaign (in readiness for when all businesses are permitted to re-open). A pdf with an outline of the campaign is below.  Full details of the campaign and the online toolkit is available via 
  2. We are also looking for businesses to distribute promotional #StayLocal face coverings and jute bags, please let me know if you are aware of any businesses that may want to distribute these, once they are open or if they are providing a click and collect or delivery service.

    Stay Local Toolkit Information for Businesses

Dignity In Care awards – your chance to nominate carers, work colleagues, young people, friends and family

Staffordshire County Council have just opened up nominations for this year’s Dignity In Care awards.

They opened on Monday 1st February 2021 (

People across Staffordshire are being invited to nominate carers, work colleagues, young people, friends and family members for a prestigious award.

The Staffordshire Dignity in Care Awards recognises groups and individuals who care for or support the most vulnerable of us, and who treat everyone with dignity, kindness, respect and compassion.

Staffordshire County Council welcome nominations from anyone who receives support and care in Staffordshire, their families, friends, or those who provide support and care to Staffordshire citizens

Staffordshire County Council want to celebrate the achievements of as many people as possible especially during the current pandemic.

Please nominate via the link

HS2 Consultation – details about consultation

Dear Residents

We have been provided with the following details, please use the links to have your say:

HS2 West Midlands to Crewe: environmental and traffic impacts, transport provisions and station improvement or creation: Consultation

The government is seeking the views of residents in the local authority areas of Staffordshire, Shropshire, Cheshire East, Cheshire West and Chester, and the stakeholders listed in the consultation document, pdf below:

(a) the impact of road traffic as a result of the HS2 Phase 2a works

(b) the impact of the HS2 Phase 2a works on the natural environment, including but not limited to the impact on ancient woodland.

(c) whether there are sufficient transport provisions for passengers connecting to HS2 Phase 2a, and to address changes to general passenger movements caused by the HS2 Phase 2a works

(d) if not, whether the construction of new railway stations and improvements to railway stations, including any associated reopening of lines, is necessary in relation to (c)

This consultation asks for views, based on the information included in the consultation document and various sources of information that the Secretary of State considers may be relevant to this consultation.

Responses from consultees will be independently analysed and reported. The report will be laid before both Houses of Parliament and the Minister of State for Transport will make a statement to both Houses detailing any steps which will be taken to implement the findings of the report.

More information about the HS2 Phase 2a scheme can be found on the HS2 website.

Ways to respond:  Respond online or complete a response form and either email to: or write to: FREEPOST HS2 Phase 2A Consultation

The deadline for responding to the consultation is 11:45pm on Friday 26th February 2021.


HS2 – P2_a_Section_60_consultation_response_form

Staffordshire Community Learning – details of on line learning courses

Dear Residents

Please see details below of courses being hosted by Staffordshire County Council Community Learning Team:

Learn from home

A wide range of online courses that enable Staffordshire adult learners to develop skills, discover new interests and improve their health and wellbeing from the comfort of their own home.