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Philip Atkins OBE
Leader of Staffordshire County Council from May 2009 until July 2020. Arable farmer with some Shropshire sheep!
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Boris Johnson 5h
Great to speak to 6 brilliant and diverse businesses earlier last week. It’s more important than ever that we recognise the fantastic contribution small businesses make to the UK economy, and that we continue to provide support + protect jobs.
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Plunkett Foundation Dec 4
If you’re after a gift or you simply want to support the work of Plunkett why not consider Supporter Membership? For just £20 a year you’ll join a group of like-minded people passionate about working together to shape the future of community business
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Philip Atkins OBE 5h
I'm reading Swear words about the Paphlagonians and their treaty with Rome. Worth remembering two things. First, working on trade deals can continue for as long as it takes; and second, if we the people do not like it, we can boot the government out
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CCNOffice 7h
Our member councils will be supporting today right across the country. It’s critical we bring life back the as part of our economic recovery from . Please support locally today, and throughout the year, but remember .
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I'm A Celebrity... 17h
Your 2020 winner and the brand new Queen of the Castle is ! 🤩🎉🥳
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NFU Poultry Dec 4
Farmers look after their livestock 365 days of the year no matter the weather 🌦️Some of our members have been hit with this morning & it's good to see their turkeys are being well looked after, with fresh bedding and a dry roof over their heads! ❄️🦃
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Defra UK Dec 4
Are you a farmer or land manager? Now that we’ve left the EU, from 1 Jan 2021 new rules will apply to moving animals and plants across borders. Act now:
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Kidsgrove Sports Centre Community Group 22h
Really positive news and a very important milestone.
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Philip Atkins OBE 18h
Norton Heights, Tunstall and Blurton are where multiple repeated gatherings were held
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Paul Edmondson-Jones MBE 19h
Police name the Stoke-on-Trent neighbourhoods that held multiple household gatherings during lockdown 2.0 - Stoke-on-Trent Live
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Nadhim Zahawi Dec 4
Really productive morning working with , and the armed forces on plans for vaccine deployment. The excellent coordination in place across the system will be crucial in helping us roll out vaccines across the UK next week.
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Philip Atkins OBE 18h
Brexit trade deal hangs in the balance as EU makes 10-year fishing demand. So a few French fishermen hold European industry to ransom. Danish bacon, Irish beef, German cars all count for nothing. EU working against each other!
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Philip Atkins OBE 20h
Macron is gambling that France could be a winner from a no-deal Brexit, so much for EU unity!
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Newcastle-u-Lyme BC Dec 4
📢We're one step closer to reopening a refurbished Kidsgrove Sports Centre - including the🏊‍♂️pool and a new gym🏋️‍♀️- now the building is legally under our ownership. It means our contractor is on site, ready to start work before Christmas🏗️🎁 ♥️ More info👉
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National Farmers' Union 20h
Ahead of tomorrow, our environment forum chair farmer Phil Jarvis answers your questions on farmers' most important asset 👉
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Liam Thorp 23h
BREAKING: Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson has been arrested
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Staffordshire County Council Dec 4
Another cold night ahead with some freezing temperatures, rain and sleet, and a chance of snow on higher ground. Gritting crews are already out in parts of the county. Please take extra care if you’re out on the roads.
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Philip Atkins OBE 22h
The trick is to start cooking with fresh British produce! 🥔🥕🧅🥩🧀🧈🥛🍻
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Staffordshire County Council Dec 4
Introducing a range of daily living equipment that’s available to help residents live happy and independent lives for longer. Find out more at
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Ben Walker 24h
Labour is now level with the Tories, up from a 20pt deficit back in April. What's driving this support, and what might be the route from here? Small write-up by me for the , using poll tracker data
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