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  • Jobs and careers - Two senior posts vacant

    We are currently looking to fill two senior positions across the High Peak / Staffs Moorlands Alliance.

    Head of Customer Services - Salary: Head of Service Grade £58,905 to £73,207

    Regeneration Manager - Salary: Corporate Service Manager Grade £48,264 to £63,912

    To find out more, and to apply, click on the links above. 

  • Calling all residents of the Moorlands!

    We need your views on our website.

    Our vision for the future is to provide all visitors to our website with a positive experience. We want you to be able to access services 24/7 at your convenience, carry out a wide range of tasks online, and find what you are looking for quickly and easily.

  • Thousands of parents benefit from free childcare

    Thousands of Staffordshire parents with a two-year-old are now getting the opportunity to retrain or go back to work thanks to 15 hours of free childcare.

    The free places have been made available through Staffordshire County Council’s Think2 scheme with child-minders, pre-schools nurseries and some schools across the county. The free childcare is now also available to parents on Working Tax Credits and so far, over 2,700 children have been registered for the places.

  • Disruption to waste collection services

    Friday 30 January 2015

    All collections are suspended due to bad weather. 

    Weather permitting, we plan the following catch up arrangements next week.

    Monday's work will be carried out as normal.
    Rubbish collections from Friday will be given the highest priority for catch up on Monday. 
    Friday's recycling collections should be done on Tuesday followed by organic collections if time allows.
    Trade collections should be caught up by the middle of next week.

  • New Year, New Business?
    Are you or a family member thinking of starting a new business in 2015?

    'Get Ready for Business' is a business start-up programme run by Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce that provides aspiring entrepreneurs with the platform to succeed through training, support, advice and commercial investment.

    The programme covers the fundamentals of business such as tax, VAT, employing staff and financial forecasting. You will also be able to talk one to one with an experienced business adviser, who will help you put together a robust, bespoke business plan.

  • Christmas is coming to Leek this week!

    The final week before Christmas week looks set to be a busy one in Leek with a tea dance, the annual Dickensian market, a visit from Santa himself and up to 50% off quality goods and gift items.

    First up is the latest in the series of popular tea dances is taking place at the Nicholson between 2pm and 4pm on Wednesday 17 December. The £3 entrance charge includes tea/coffee and cakes and all are welcome. These are always popular events so book your place now by calling the Tourist Information Centre on 01538 483741.

  • Single Person Discount Review

    We are in the process of reviewing current claims for Single Person Discount across the Moorlands.

    If you are currently receiving a 25% discount on your account because you are the only eligible adult living at your property, a review letter will have been posted out to you.

  • Do you want help to stop smoking?

    If you want to stop smoking, there is no need to struggle alone as help is available from TimetoQuit at times and places to suit you.

    TimetoQuit is a FREE local NHS Stop Smoking Service and their team of friendly advisors will give you all the expert advice and support you need to stop smoking. Plus, they can provide you with access to medications on prescription which are proven to reduce cravings and increase your chances of succeeding! If you are thinking about or are already using an electronic cigarette then please chat to us about how we can help you.

  • Promoting positive well-being throughout the Moorlands

    The Moorlands Together partnership have once again launched their Commissioning Prospectus for 2015 - 2018.

    Public sector organisations and other local bodies have joined forces to bring their funding into a single, streamlined process to commission services and projects. The new Prospectus is aimed at building community resilience through funding projects that promote positive well being amongst the community.

  • Health and social care services in the spotlight

    Residents in Staffordshire Moorlands have the chance to speak directly to senior health managers about their local services this month.

    On Monday 20 October an event, organised by independent watchdog Healthwatch Staffordshire and supported by Staffordshire Moorlands District Council, brings together a variety of public, voluntary and community sector organisations.

    Information about health and social care services in the area will be available from stalls and exhibition stands between 3.30pm and 5.30pm followed by a public question time from 5.45pm to 6.45pm.

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