Free passes for the M6 Toll have been handed out to Community First Responders.
People are being urged to take part in a fundraising event at Chasewater Country Park.
AT LEAST 10 caravans have been destroyed and five more damaged after a fire at a business premises between Congleton and Sandbach in the early hours.
With motorway traffic continuing to be a problem, calls have been made to take drastic action to encourage more drivers to use the M6 Toll Tom Burnett reports MOTORWAY traffic is the bugbear of the modern commuter not least gridlock on the M6.
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has issued a safety warning in the wake of two blazes involving mirrors in the past two days.
Indie rock giants Kaiser Chiefs have confirmed plans to play two major gigs at open-air venues within easy reach of North Staffordshire.
People in Burntwood are being urged to be vigilant after a bogus caller conned an elderly woman out of money in nearby Norton Canes.
A man in his nineties has had a lucky escape after a faulty electric blanket caught fire in his home today.
A man in his nineties has had a lucky escape after a faulty electric blanket caught fire in his home today.
Michael Fabricant leads tributes following death of Lichfield and Hatherton Canals Restoration Trust chairman Brian KingshottLichfield Live 10 Jan
The city’s MP has paid tribute to the chairman of Lichfield and Hatherton Canals Restoration Trust following his death.
There are 265 care jobs available within 20 miles of Stoke-on-Trent.
POLICE are yet to formally identify a man who was struck by a train.
POLICE are currently dealing with a serious collision on the A50.
More Cannock news
Hednesford Town are delighted to announce that striker Tom Peers has returned for a third spell at Keys Park after joining on loan for a month.
The Pitmen play Stockport County for the first time in the league this season, when they travel to Edgeley Park on Saturday.
Guests have been promised a “more intimate experience” when boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather Jnr comes to Cannock next Friday.
Defender Jack Fitzwater has today extended his stay at Keys Park for a further month.
Black Country man Lee Sharpe will finally come back 'home' later this month for an evening at Hednesford Town Football Club.
The Warriors had a depleted squad today with Cole Lewis missing due to illness, get well soon boys! It was a mixed performance with games against Walsall Phoenix Dragons and Bloxwich Rangers Eagles at Sporting Khalsa.
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Result – Wanderers 5 – Harriers 0 So after another week off due to the weather the Wanderers were back in action today at home to Silverdale Harriers.
Chasetown Scholars U14s moved within one win of claiming the title with a 5-0 victory over Cannock Town Boys.
You will know I have written before about supporting the elderly, protecting children at risk and investing in jobs, roads and training and skills and they will all remain our focus for 2016 and beyond.
This has been a good week getting into the business, with some unusual perspectives which have proved helpful to me.
Mac Joseph Even though it was a very cold morning, the January coffee morning was very well attended, Mac Joseph gave a very interesting presentation and talk about ‘Birmingham, ‘Then and Now’.
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Yet again, more positive news for the county with the number of job seekers’ allowance claimants in December at just 0.7 per cent of the population.
The opening of the Gt Wyrley Memorial Garden on Saturday 8 April 1922.
It has been a busy and challenging time for our gritting teams who have been out in force to help keep the county on the move over the last week.
I have just one theme for this week, which is the excellent work being done by the Insight team in terms of performance management, and how it will affect everybody across the organisation.
Playing online bingo has benefits that only a player who plays the game regularly will be able to experience.
February is the shortest month and sees the end of Winter, and therefore it is the month in which our thoughts start to turn to Spring.
One of the most supportive blogger groups around is UKBloggers.
I generally hate January, it is a dull, miserable, cold and dark month that is such a disappointment after the bright lights and fun of Christmas.
It's the feast-day of Saint Werburgh on February 3rd, so spare a thought for her this week.
January 31st - Returning via Chasewater, the wind was building up and conditions were choppy.
When I first started watching the live red carpet coverage of the SAG (Screen Actors Guild) awards last night, I have to say I was both disappointed and frustrated.
It’s coming very close to the first half term holiday of 2016, and with family fun and dining in mind Brewers Fayre have put together a range of child friendly activities.
There is no indication on this building, in Uttoxeter’s main square, Market Place, as to who once owned it in times past.
“My family and I cook at home almost every day together.
Saturday will see the next big event on the awards season calendar, when the Screen Actors Guild awards take place.
Regardless of how colourful the home is, it will be even better if the walls around it are transformed from a dull, bland appearance to one with a more artistic feel.
Female pheasant, scrape with lapwings, Little egret, Shoveler, mix of Wigeon, Shoveler and Coot, and a white dead nettle which is supposed to flower in March.
As a lover of vintage clothes, I love nothing more than a trawl around Charity and second hand shops, jumble sales and car boot sales, in order to uncover an original bargain.
SR Print Management, based in Hednesford, has been acquired by Yorkshires Hague Print for an undisclosed sum.
PLANS for a large-scale development at a Staffordshire business park have been approved.
Car giant Jaguar Land Rover was eyeing an ambitious project to buy racing circuit Silverstone, the Government awarded permission to build a major outlet village in Cannock and an IT firm announced it was bringing 400 jobs to the city&...
PROPOSALS to create a designer outlet village in Cannock - already being dubbed the \'Bicester Village of the Midlands\' - have been given the all clear by the Government.
PORTABLE power provider Aggreko has announced it has withdrawn from the bidding process for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic and Paralympic Games.
CAR parts supplier Euro Car Parts has taken a 10,000 sq ft unit at Goold Estates Lakeside Business Park in Cannock.
CANNOCK Chase District Council has granted planning approval for a designer outlet village in Cannock that could create up to 1,200 jobs.
New super council is attempting to get charges scrapped on motorway to relieve growing congestion on the M6 and around Birmingham...
CANNOCK-based parcel delivery group, APC Overnight is set to expand further with the creation of 100 new jobs.
The prizes for an under 16s county-wide poetry competition have just been announced.
This hedgerow overhangs the footpath by about one third.
This road sign has been damaged for a number of years and is located near to the entrance to the estate.
Supporting the elderly, protecting children at risk and investing in jobs, roads and training and skills are the key goals - as the county council's cabinet agrees a balanced budget for Staffordshire residents.
Storm drain blocked due to roads surfacing several months ago Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Etching Hill Road, Rugeley Report on FixMyStreet...
Small wall on Market St, near to car park has been damaged...
A new multi-media exhibition to commemorate the Great War and life on the Home Front in Staffordshire is set to tour the county.
Staffordshire's three and four year-olds to get 30 hours free childcare in Government trial.
Staffordshire's lead for libraries is urging the county's teenage book lovers not to miss out on nominating their favourite reads for a major award shortlist.
Thirteen young people from Cannock have completed the third Prince’s Trust ‘Get Started’ programme in partnership with Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service.
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service joined forces with Tesco and St Joseph’s Catholic Church in Rugeley to bring some Christmas cheer to a group of hardworking volunteers today.
A five-strong crew from Rugeley travelled to the area on Saturday evening with the High Volume Pump (HVP) which is capable of moving large amounts of water.
Members of the public who walked Rugeley Community Fire Station’s Wellbeing Mile on October 1 were crowned winners of the community prize yesterday, after clocking up a staggering 272 miles around the course.
Firefighters from Cannock will be holding a charity car wash on Saturday September 26.
Firefighters from Rugeley will be holding a charity car wash event this Saturday, September 19.
With just days to go until the Open Day this Sunday, Staffordshire Police are busy making final preparations as they set to throw open their gates and host a behind the scenes day at Police Headquarters.
Staffordshire Police is encouraging residents to take part in the biggest ever poll on countryside crime before it closes next week.
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