Broadband

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Several people have raised with me the issue of the inadequacy of the local broadband service. The main complaint is that the current service seems to be  very slow and inconsistent. Staffordshire County Council are currently undertaking an online survey on … Continued

The X1 Bus Service

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I have been informed, on very good authority, that the ‘XI’ bus service will from the middle of September go to Stafford railway station instead of terminating at the hospital as it currently does. This will make it much easier … Continued

2011 Census

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The first more local statistics from the 2011 Census are beginning to emerge. As has been reported in the press the population of England and Wales increased by 7.1% from 2001. Whilst the population of Staffordshire increased by 5.2% during this … Continued

Deluge

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The downpour last night (July 18th) must have challenged the village drainage system to its limit. It would be helpful to learn of particular problem areas so that they can be raised with the appropriate County Council officers. There has … Continued

Trent/Mersey Canal

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I was very pleased to learn that the project to improve the canal towpath between Meaford and Barlaston (Plume of Feathers) has now passed through all its approval stages and is currently in its detailed implementation planning stage. It is … Continued