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  Staffordshire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Staffordshire (abbreviated Staffs) is a landlocked county in the West Midlands region of England.
The historic county of Staffordshire included Wolverhampton, Walsall, and West Bromwich, these were removed in 1974 to the new county of West Midlands.
Staffordshire University is located in Stoke-on-Trent and in Stafford.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Staffordshire   (495 words)

 Staffordshire Police - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Staffordshire Police is the Home Office police force responsible for policing Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent in the West Midlands of England.
Staffordshire Police Authority has 9 councillors (drawn from both Staffordshire County Council and Stoke-on-Trent City Council), 3 justices of the peace, and 5 independent members.
A combined force covering Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent, called Staffordshire County and Stoke-on-Trent Constabulary was established on January 1, 1968, as a merger of the Staffordshire Constabulary and Stoke-on-Trent City Police.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Staffordshire_Police   (207 words)

 GENUKI: Staffordshire Genealogy
Staffordshire is famous for its potteries, its inland navigations, and its founderies, blast furnaces, slitting mills, and various other branches of the iron trade.
Staffordshire University's Descriptions of Staffordshire and The Potteries from Pigot's 1841 Topology of England.
Staffordshire's Territorials and the Assault on the Hohenzollern Redoubt 13th October 1915.
www.genuki.org.uk:8080 /big/eng/STS   (2648 words)

 American Kennel Club - Staffordshire Bull Terrier History
The Staffordshire Bull Terrier had its beginnings in England many centuries ago when the Bulldog and Mastiff were closely linked.
In 1935 the Staffordshire Bull Terrier was recognized by the Kennel Club in England and enthusiasts were able to conduct conformation matches.
The Staffordshire Bull Terrier was admitted to registration in the American Kennel Club Stud Book effective October 1, 1974, with regular show classification in the Terrier Group at AKC shows available on and after March 5, 1975.
www.akc.org /breeds/staffordshire_bull_terrier/history.cfm   (388 words)

 American Staffordshire Terrier Information
The American Staffordshire is a very muscular, stocky, yet agile dog, and is extremely strong for his size.
Classed by AKC as "American Staffordshire Terrier" and by UKC as "American Pit Bull Terrier." The American Staffordshire Terrier, are generally of larger bone structure, head size and weight then their cousins the American Pit Bull Terrier.
In the nineteenth century in the English region of Staffordshire, crossing among the Bulldog and various terriers developed the muscular, active, combative Staffordshire Bullterrier.
www.dogbreedinfo.com /americanstaffordshire.htm   (588 words)

 Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service - PREVENTING PROTECTING RESPONDING:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Commercial organisations, Government officials and other Fire and Rescue Services are meeting this week at Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service HQ at Pirehill, Stone to discuss the current plans for replacement and refurbishment of its fire stations in more detail and look at potential opportunities for partnership.
There are two core strands to the work, one which relates to the replacement or relocation of eight fire stations, and the other that relates to the refurbishment of the remaining stations on a prioritised programme - read more...
Firefighters in the Staffordshire Moorlands will be helping play their part in preventing fire, deaths and injuries during the build up and for the duration of the World Cup (first match 9th June- last match 9th July) with the launch of Operation ‘Yellow Card’.
www.staffordshirefire.gov.uk   (327 words)

 The South Staffordshire Regiment [UK]
Tom Drury and the South Staffordshire Regiment/Labour Corp [WW1], by Kevin Noble.
Staffordshire Bull Terrier: 1st Bn took one with them to Egypt in 1882.
The Staffordshire Regiment (The Prince of Wales's), 1705-2005.
www.regiments.org /regiments/uk/inf/038SStaf.htm   (507 words)

 Staffordshire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The area around Stoke-on-Trent is known as the Potteries, famed since the 18th century for the manufacture of porcelain, famous names abound such as Wedgwood, Minton, Copeland and Spode.
Tucked away in the Staffordshire hills is the city of Lichfield, known for its three-spired cathedral and fine Georgian architecture.
A short walk from the Staffordshire and Worcestershire canal, the Mount Pleasant not only serves good quality food, but the service which accompanies it is too sadly lacking in so many establishments - and if you get Becky as your waitress, your goal is to try and stop her from smiling !
www.fatbadgers.co.uk /staffordshire.htm   (2411 words)

 Staffordshire Dogs Collectible Ceramic Dogs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Staffordshire pottery dates back to the 1600's and there are multiple potteries in Staffordshire, England to whom these are attributed.
Staffordshire dogs are quite distinct and to some, quite plain.
There were many Staffordshire spaniels produced, relatively fewer Staffordshire dalmations.
www.delightfuldogs.com /delightfuldogsstaffordshire.htm   (401 words)

 Pottery : By Maker : Staffordshire :
This is a wonderful circa 1890s Doulton Burslem Staffordshire ironstone chamber pot with an Aesthetic Movement transferware design of large poppies and berries in brown.
This is a wonderful vintage plate by Royal Staffordshire Ceramics of Staffordshire, England, in the Jenny Lind pattern.
This is a fantastic piece of early Staffordshire transfer ware in a mulberry hue, with a hand applied band of copper lustre and green polychrome enamel.
search.rubylane.com /collectibles/,id=64.2.29.html   (1395 words)

 Staffordshire - Corporate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The power of drama is helping teenagers in Staffordshire gain vital skills to take their first steps into the jobs market.
An innovative new project is aiming to provide an army of new mentors to boost skills levels in South Staffordshire.
A forward looking apprentice from Rugeley proved she was top of the league last night, after securing one of the main accolades at the prestigious Staffordshire Apprenticeship Awards.
www.lsc.gov.uk /staffordshire/Corporate   (441 words)

 Staffordshire Moorlands District Council - Search results
The Staffordshire Moorlands is generally a hilly area and footpaths can be stony and muddy, so please wear suitable footwear.
Staffordshire Moorlands District Council operates a Season Ticket system onĀ allocated car parks.Each Season Ticket is valid for 12 months from the date of issue.If you...
Staffordshire Moorlands District Council and Leek College are working with the Parkside Centre Trust to bring a facility to Leek to replace the old town...
www.staffsmoorlands.gov.uk /maps   (697 words)

 South Staffordshire Council - Home Page
South Staffordshire Council has recently learnt that the Secretary of State for Transport announced the go ahead for the construction of a new road linking the M54 to the M6 and the M6 Toll road.
In response to concerns from local residents in its area, South Staffordshire Council has commenced the monitoring of emissions from mobile phone masts using a newly acquired state of the art selective radiation meter..
With the Olympics and Paralympics coming to London in 2012, Sport Across Staffordshire and Stoke-On-Trent are building a high-performing team of inspired and influential partners to transform sport, physical education and active recreation..
www.sstaffs.gov.uk   (455 words)

 Staffordshire University Law School - Welcome to Staffordshire Law School
Staffordshire Law School is recognised as one of the best Law Schools in the country.
Staffordshire Law School has a strong commitment to academic development and offers a comprehensive range of legal education.
Address: Staffordshire University Law School, Leek Road, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire ST4 2DF.
www.business.staffs.ac.uk /law   (204 words)

These figures were produced between 1840 and 1870 and this is one of the few un-titled pieces that were produced.
Both in Scottish dress they stand either side of a potted plant with each holding a flowering shrub in a pot.
A Pair Of Staffordshire Stag and Hound Spill Vases.
www.powysantiques.co.uk /phdi/p1.nsf/supppages/powys?opendocument&part=5   (957 words)

 BBC NEWS | UK | England | Staffordshire | 'Dog whistle' to control youths
A high-pitched "dog whistle" device is to be used by police in north Staffordshire to stop groups of nuisance youths hanging around shops.
The Mosquito sends out a pulsing 80-decibel frequency noise which can usually only be heard by teenagers and those in their early 20s.
Det Insp Amanda Davies, from Staffordshire Police, said: "We identified hotspot areas in the Moorlands where nuisance youths were regularly gathering outside shops and takeaways.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/uk_news/england/staffordshire/4715526.stm   (354 words)

 Corporate Event in Staffordshire Corporate Events & Corporate Team Building
The county of Staffordshire in England's north midlands covers an area of just over 1,000 square miles and has a population of just over 1 million.
It stretches from near Birmingham in the south almost all the way to Manchester in the north but most people pass through this largely flat county without realising what gems it has in store for the tourist.
Staffordshire can boast the town of Stoke-on-Trent at the heart of the famous 'Potteries' district, a fine red brick cathedral at Lichfield, Britain's best theme park at Alton Towers and a beer-lovers delight in Burton-on-Trent.
www.chillisauce.co.uk /corporate-events/staffordshire   (196 words)

 Your First Staffordshire Bull Terrier
A Staffordshire Bull Terrier is not a dog that should be allowed to roam off leash, and he can sometimes be quarrelsome with other canines and small animals - this varies between individual dogs, but it is something that should always be kept in mind, particularly with adult (over two years of age) dogs.
They are, generally, the American Staffordshire Terrier, the Staffordshire Bull Terrier, the Bull Terrier, the Miniature Bull Terrier, and the American Pit Bull Terrier.
Staffordshire Bull Terrier can be participants, and are able to post their thoughts and beliefs.
clubs.akc.org /sbtci/firststaff/firststaff.html   (3869 words)

 Native Black Poplar
Staffordshire County Council is the lead organisation for fl poplar in Staffordshire.
Staffordshire County Council is currently propagating poplar cuttings for planting at appropriate locations.
Printing of this publication for educational purposes is permitted, provided that copies are not made or distributed for commercial gain, and the title of the publication and its date appear.
www.sbap.org.uk /saps/bpop.htm   (414 words)

 Staffordshire Terrier Club of America
The Staffordshire Terrier Club of America (STCA) is a sincere and active organization promoting and protecting the interests of this breed.
We publish a quarterly breed magazine, sponsor various awards, support American Staffordshire Terrier breed rescue efforts, fight anti-dog legislation, sponsor specialty shows, provide educational materials and opportunities and promote responsible dog ownership and breeding.
The Staffordshire Terrier Club of America holds a National Specialty every year in the fall.
www.amstaff.org   (528 words)

 Camelot Village: Britain's Heritage and History
Staffordshire's local government: A large part of the county is governed on a two tier basis with Staffordshire County Council and the eight District Councils of Cannock Chase, East Staffordshire, Lichfield, Newcastle-under-Lyme, South Staffordshire, Stafford, Staffordshire Moorlands and Tamworth.
The rest of the County has three solely Staffordshire unitary councils, Stoke on Trent, Wolverhampton and Walsall, and three more shared with the Counties of Shropshire, Worcestershire and Warwickshire, namely Birmingham, Dudley and Sandwell.
Staffordshire achieves the geographical feat of very nearly uniting Birmingham and Manchester.
www.camelotintl.com /heritage/counties/england/stafford.html   (800 words)

 Amazon.com: Staffordshire Spaniels: A Collector's Guide to History, Styles, and Values (Schiffer Book for Collectors): ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A detailed look at all of the Spaniel variations, along with the history of this "breed" of Staffordshire figure, and the more recent reproductions is provided and beautifully illustrated with over 285 color photographs and illustrations.
Also included are the historical context into which these Spaniels fit, background on the Staffordshire potteries and canine statuary, molding processes, decorating techniques, Spaniel types and sizes, tips for collectors, and a helpful glossary.
The author's writing style is reader-friendly and touched by the sense of fun that Staffordshire collecting is meant to be.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0764302167?v=glance   (991 words)

 Psychology@Staffordshire University
Psychology at Staffordshire offers you a popular and wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate and conversion courses.
We are committed to providing you with a high quality education in all areas of contemporary Psychology, within a stimulating learning and research environment.
In The Guardian University Guide 2004 the Psychology Department at Staffordshire was ranked in the top ten psychology departments in the UK.
www.staffs.ac.uk /schools/sciences/psychology   (150 words)

 Staffordshire Teacher Recruitment
"Staffordshire is a supportive authority that will value your contribution and provide the learning and development opportunities you need."
Our aim is to demonstrate that Staffordshire is a great place to live and work, and to give you quality information to support you in making the right decision with regard to your teaching career.
If there is something that we have not covered here, but you would find useful, then please contact us to let us know.
education.staffordshire.gov.uk /tr   (320 words)

 Staffordshire China
Staffordshire China - Top quality china and Pottery for your home, shipped to you directly from Staffordshire, England.
Staffordshire China try to offer a selection of both functional and decorative items from a variety of Staffordshire earthenware and fine china manufacturers.
Staffordshire products are famous worldwide and here at our Staffordshirechina.com site you can select online and have items shipped directly to your home, worldwide.
www.staffordshirechina.com   (145 words)

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