Local News

Statement on GE jobs announcement

Stafford’s MP, Jeremy Lefroy has reacted to today’s news that General Electric have announced to staff in their Power division plans for a consultation period on proposals for an organisational restructure.

MP welcomes improved water services from Severn Trent

Stafford MP Jeremy Lefroy has welcomed progress made by Severn Trent at improving water services for his constituents. Severn Trent has been working hard at innovation and development of their services whilst maintaining low prices for customers.

30 hours free childcare

Parents wanting to take up a 30 hours place for their child in the January term should apply now and ideally by 30 November to ensure they receive their eligibility code in good time for next term.

AVIVA Community Fund

A number of local schemes have been successful in getting through to the voting stage of the AVIVA Community Fund.

We now need some help from you to help these groups be successful in securing the money.

Stafford MP Jeremy Lefroy Explores Michelin’s Stoke-on-Trent HQ

Jeremy Lefroy, MP for Stafford and member of the Exiting the EU Select Committee visited Michelin’s UK head office and commercial headquarters in Stoke-on-Trent on Thursday 5 October  as part of his Industry and Parliament Trust (IPT) Fellowship* exploring industry needs post-Brexit. 

MP Meets With Successful Local Building Society

Stafford Railway Building Society continues to thrive while maintaining its position as one of the UK’s top small building societies. It currently lends £170 million to approximately 2,300 borrowers, many in Staffordshire, and has over 16,000 savers.

Award of West Midlands Rail Franchise

Award of West Midlands Rail Franchise

This morning the Transport Secretary announced the Government’s intention to award the West Midlands rail franchise to West Midlands Trains Ltd (a joint venture between Abellio, East Japan Railway Company and Mitsui & Co Ltd).