Staffordshire County Council owns 1,189 items but in one year only 92 were put on display.

The vast majority of the works relate directly to the county or were produced by local artists.

The authority has stated that most are kept in storage for conservation reasons, however bosses also revealed that they are in talks with other venues throughout Staffordshire about putting more of the works on display.

Reported by Staffordshire County Council. You can read the full story here. 

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