Around 10,000 people packed Stafford town centre on Saturday for the turning on of the Christmas lights.
The Government’s Housing Minister was in Stafford to learn about the successful programme tackling homelessness and rough sleeping in the borough.
Representatives from the Tactical Supply Wing of the RAF based in Stafford are to switch on the Christmas lights in the town this weekend.
The topping out ceremony for a multi million pound new leisure centre in Stone took place.
People looking to celebrate with a meal out this Christmas and New Year are being urged to check the quality of where they are planning to eat to avoid a disappointing festive season.
Universal credit is on the agenda at a forum for landlords co-hosted by Stafford Borough Council and a national organisation.
An ancient ceremony to enrol Freeman of the Borough is to be held in Stafford.
Thousands of people are expected to yet again gather around the Christmas tree in the centre of Stafford on Saturday 17 November at 5pm, when the town’s much loved Christmas lights will be officially switched on.
Young people in Stone will be helping design a new skate park as part of a major development in the town.
Charges on Stafford Borough Council run car parks are to be frozen for the coming year to help local traders.