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  • Sign up to help make your neighbourhood safer

    Community-minded residents in the Staffordshire Moorlands are being encouraged to join a pioneering new panel to influence policing in their neighbourhoods.

    The Safer Neighbourhood Panel was launched by Staffordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Matthew Ellis to help hold local police commanders to account.

    Staffordshire Moorlands is one of three areas piloting the scheme and local residents will be central to the success of the scheme.

  • Join us for Chairman’s Charity Concert this weekend

    The Chairman of the Council is hosting a charity concert on Saturday 21 February featuring top class performances from the Phoenix Singers supported by Tean Fusion Community Singers.

    It promises to be a lovely family evening and everyone is welcome.

    The evening starts at 7pm at Greatwood Hall, Hollington Road in Tean. There will be refreshements and raffle.

    Tickets cost £5 each and you can pay the door. Hope to see you there!


  • Help at hand for those in need of a warmer home

    Beat the Cold is a local independent charity that helps people afford warmer homes. This winter, they are working with Staffordshire County Council and local Staffordshire authorities to set up a new service.




    The new service includes:

  • Have you received your Elections letter?

    We’re writing to all households with information about who is registered at their property.

    If all household members appear on the letter, you do not need to take any action.

    Clear details will be given as to what to do if you're name does not appear on the letter, registering to vote is quick and easy, and will allow you to have your say in the Elections this coming May. Go to to register.

  • Regimental mascot to lead Mercian march in Leek

    Crowds will line the streets of Leek on Wednesday to welcome soldiers from the Mercian Regiment who will parade through the town as they continue their preparations before their deployment to Kenya.

    Over 60 soldiers from A Company, 2 Mercian Regiment will exercise their Freedom of the Town at lunchtime on Wednesday 18 February.

    Private Derby XXX, the Regimental Mascot ram – who made national headlines by switching on the Christmas lights in Ashbourne last November – will lead the troops accompanied by the Band of the Royal Logistics Corps.

  • Tea and dancing at the Nicholson

    The vintage tea dances at Leek’s Nicholson Museum and Art Gallery are fast becoming established as the hottest date on the social calendar so early booking for this month’s event is highly recommended.

    The dances take place every two months and feature live music in a variety of styles – from Ballroom and Latin to sequence dancing – with a cup of tea and a slice of cake included in the entry price of £3.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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