Local News

Weekly Column 22.08.18

Once again it has been another challenging period for our emergency services with more Woodland fires in the Moorlands including the devastating one up at the Roaches. I would like to thank everyone involved for working so hard in such difficult conditions to keep us all safe.

Weekly Column 15.08.18

We have a wealth of fantastic small shops here in Staffordshire Moorlands and I am calling on small shopkeepers to enter the Best Small Shops Competition, celebrating the creativity of small shops and the central role they play in our local community.

Weekly Column 08.08.18

Many of you have contacted me about the recent White Paper on the UK and the EU's future relationship and I know that there are strong feelings on this subject which I fully respect.

Weekly Column 01.08.18

One of the highlights of year for me is always our fantastic Leek & District Show. This year was another great day out – even the “refreshing” shower couldn’t dampen the fun - it really is an event where local people come together.

Weekly Column 25.07.18

We have a wealth of talent in Staffordshire Moorlands and I am delighted that Staffordshire Moorlands once again has the opportunity to participate in some national competitions and show the rest of the UK what a special place I am proud to represent and live in.