Pupils pick Florence for new lorry

A new bin lorry in Stafford is to be named ‘Florence’ by pupils of an award winning local school.

Hail to the ale as foody festival returns

Thousands of people are expected to descend on Stafford this weekend for the sixth annual Cheese and Ale Festival.

cheese and ale

Empty homes plan to be discussed

Up to £1 million could be raised by Stafford Borough Council if a new strategy to tackle empty homes gets the go-ahead.

Businesses looking forward to the competition

Retailers in Stafford are gearing up to take advantage of a super Sunday with thousands of extra visitors coming to the town for a popular sporting challenge this weekend.


Council teams up with charity to prevent dog deaths

Stafford Borough Council has teamed up with a dog charity to tackle the issue of canines being left in cars this summer.

dogs die in hot cars

Putting her best feet forward for virgin Triathlon

A few years ago she thought she would never walk again. But next month Sally Haycock will take part in her first ever triathlon.

Sally and fiance

Hotel plans put forward for Stafford

Plans have been submitted for a new 120-bedroom hotel in the centre of Stafford.

Hotel plan

New borough council cabinet revealed

The new cabinet for Stafford Borough Council has been announced.

Councillor Farrington

All the world's a stage in Stafford

The world comes to Stafford this weekend to celebrate the town’s position on the global stage.

Seven Iron - council first timers take on triathlon

A seven strong squad from Stafford Borough Council will be taking part in next month’s Ironman 70.3 Staffordshire - and all but one are triathlon first-timers.

Ironman team

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