staffordshire

14 May 2019
One stand at this year’s Staffordshire County Show is set to be bigger and better than before - as the girl guides add bungee trampolines to their offering. Girlguiding Staffordshire will again be hosting a climbing wall but this year they will also offer visitors the chance to bounce on May 29 and 30. The group had the biggest display they’ve ever had at the event at the Showground in Weston...
18 Apr 2019
The ‘kiss of death’, ‘heel clicker’, ‘lazy boy’, and the ‘Superman seat grab’ are just a few of the incredible aerial tricks awaiting visitors to this year’s Staffordshire County Show. The stunts will be performed by the Bolddog Lings - returning to the show after proving a hit with visitors two years ago. The troupe of riders in the freestyle motocross display team have been announced as the...
19 Apr 2017
Shropshire captain Steve Leach insists his team must hit the ground running when they begin their Unicorns Knockout Trophy campaign this weekend. The county's cricketers face Staffordshire, runners-up in last year’s competition, in their opening group game at Shrewsbury’s London Road ground on Sunday. Shropshire memorably won the one-day competition for Minor Counties clubs in 2010 and were then...
Sarah Boden (centre), the new Chief Executive of the Housing Plus Group, celebrates the successful merger with staff
06 Oct 2016
A new housing provider pledging to build new homes for communities in Staffordshire and Shropshire officially launched on 1 October 2016. Housing Plus Group, formed by a merger between Severnside Housing in Shropshire and South Staffordshire-based Housing Plus, will employ around 600 people locally and have a turnover of more than £60m. The group - which also includes Care Plus, Severn Homes, AWE...
tyre casings stacked
10 Nov 2014
Ever wondered what happens to the tyres you recycle at our local Household Recycling Centres ? Well the good news is that since these items were banned from landfill, a wide range of innovative new recycling businesses and end markets have opened up. It’s especially beneficial for Shropshire that many of these involve land-based industries such as creating surfaces for equestrian and sports...
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