Fans of fantasy epic Lord of the Rings now have the chance to live in the author's Staffordshire home.
Prime Minister Theresa May says her plan for Brexit will help Stoke-on-Trent's pottery industry expand its exports around the world.
Nine men and one woman.
A motorcyclist has died after a crash in Burntwood.
A 31-year-old motorcyclist has died following an accident on a Staffordshire road.
Time is running out for people to sign up for the Staffordshire Ironman event.
The Tories have visited Staffordshire University today as the battle to become Stoke-on-Trent Central's next MP hots up.
Home Secretary Amber Rudd says increasing the number bobbies on the beat is 'not the whole answer' to dealing with city centre crime.
Conservative chairman Patrick McLoughlin insists his party are taking the Stoke-on-Trent Central by-election 'very seriously'.
The water level in Chasewater reservoir is set to drop as maintenance work takes place on the dam wall.
Transport Secretary Chris Grayling says Stoke-on-Trent will still benefit from HS2 despite the city missing out on being chosen as a terminal for the high speed rail line.
Police have named a man who died five days after being hit by a car in an early-morning crash.
Staffordshire Police are warning the public to stay vigilant and ensure their homes are properly secure after a spate of burglaries across the county.
More Cannock news
The final details for the Chillington Colour Coded on Sunday 5th March are now available.
We head to Ilkeston for the second time this season after the original game was controversially abandoned with just four minutes to go back in September.
Cannock Men's Hockey Club are looking for two Summer League Captains to their new two sides that play in the Mercian Summer Hockey League.
Weekend Report No 21 1s 1 V 1 Sheffield Hallum University Cannock entertained the Sheffield Students this weekend at Chase Park.
Hednesford Town Football Club can confirm that the loan of young defender Callum Roberts has today been extended.
It was a five-star performance from Hednesford Town as they overcame a hapless Skelmersdale United to record a comfortable victory at Keys Park.
Hednesford Town Football Club are pleased to announce that experienced defender Nat Brown has today joined on loan for a month from Boston United.
The Pitmen return to action on Saturday as we host Skelmersdale United at Keys Park.
The Club has spaces in the following age groups: – Boys Development Centre – for boys aged 4, 5 and 6.
There's ongoing interest in the drainage works taking place at Chasewater Dam, and I'm indebted to reader and top blog contributor Andy Dennis who's kindly sent me another bunch of pictures and a short video of what's going on.
I keep repeating that growing our county remains a priority for the County Council and stagnating is not an option.
It’s been a busy and mixed week, with a lot happening.
It's been a busy night in the area for the emergency services as Saturday evening (11th February 2017) saw a major accident on the Pelsall Road in the Highbridges area, an incident that closed the M6 Toll for a while and now a blaze in what West ...
I'm receiving bits of information about a couple of road accidents this evening (Saturday, 11th February 2017) - a clearly quite serious one on the Pelsall Road between Brownhills and the Fingerpost, and another either on, or on the approaches to the...
I've been asked by more than a few people this week what's going on with Chasewater Dam - in the last few weeks water levels have been lowered and traffic blocked from the dam road; crews and equipment have been working on apparent drainage works.
It’s that time of year again when we start the search for our Dignity in Care champions and you’re invited to nominate care workers, carers, volunteers, young people, family members, teams and organisations.
I’ve spent the weekend at the Staffordshire University strategy weekend, along with the other governors.
I met with Cabinet colleagues on Wednesday to approve plans for a record £300million spend on caring for the elderly, people with disabilities and vulnerable children.
There are two subjects I really wish I could feature more of here on the Brownhills Blog - recent, postwar history and images of Chasewater, and more on local industry, like the BRD - well, today I get to feature both are reader David Hughes recently...
Today (Monday, 30th January 2017) I was contacted by Irene 'The Swan Lady' Hodges who was in a state of some enthusiasm, as amongst her usual daily cohort of swans and waterfowl at Chasewater, there was a single black swan, which she fed and caught ...
Last week saw the publication of the Government’s Industrial Strategy , it’s plan to grow the UK economy and spread the benefits across the whole country.
Are you thinking of designing your own website? Maybe you want to create a blog for yourself where you can share your life experiences, hobbies, passions and more.
Thriller Live opened at the Wolverhampton Grand this week and last night I went along to review it.
Image source If you aren’t used to dressing up, it can be an extremely difficult ask.
Who’s dreaming of being on that holiday already? Let’s fake the tan now with our £10 Sienna X spray tan offer.
February 19th - I had to be in work on a Sunday, unusually, early in the morning.
There are some dresses that make you feel like a princess when you wear them.
On Thursday UKMumsTV and a host of bloggers hosted a very special party on Twitter to celebrate the launch of the DVD version of ‘We’re going on a Bear Hunt’ by Michael Rosen .
In need of some pampering? No time to get to a salon? Beauty by Viki Hibbs is your perfect solution! Beauty by Viki Hibbs has gone mobile in order to provide the ultimate beauty experience in the comfort of your home offering a relaxing ...
A loft conversation can often be the answer when you are struggling for space in your current home.
Let’s face it: it’s only natural to let your bedroom décor fall to the wayside after you become a new mom.
One of the greatest gifts you can buy someone – or yourself for that matter, is a luxury watch, both as an investment and a point of pride.
The Low Interest rates we have been experiencing over the last few years have proved to be good news for those with a mortgage, but less good news for those with traditional savings held in bank accounts.
Making the M6 Toll free to use, expanding superfast broadband, expanding the Midland Metro beyond existing proposals, bringing forward shelved railway investment and providing fast links from the Blac...
PORTABLE power and air conditioning group, Aggreko has been awarded a major supply contract for the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea.
A WOLVERHAMPTON pub has undergone a million pound plus investment, creating 65 new jobs in the process.
A STAFFORDSHIRE firm supplying wheels and tyres to the caravan, trailer and commercial markets has grown with the acquisition of a firm in Yorkshire.
The Kingswood Lakeside scheme, set to created 425 jobs, is first to secure grant funding from the West Midlands Combined Authority...
Vitally needed warehousing pledged for Staffordshire business park after multi-million funding injectionTheBusinessDesk 2 Dec
A £21.6m development along the corridor of the M6 Toll is the first project to receive backing from a new West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) investment fund.
THE 200 millionth customer to use the M6 Toll could use the pay-to-drive motorway today.
STAFFORDSHIRE POLICE are investigating a fire that started in the early hours of Sunday morning at Amazon\'s warehouse in Rugeley.
CONTINUING roadworks on the M6 have helped to improve the financial performance of the M6 Toll but the pay-to-drive motorway still racked up losses of more than £18m in its last financial year...
Response by Cannock Chase District Council to Deb Williams on 14 February 2017 .
Response by Cannock Chase District Council to keith myatt on 10 February 2017 .
Been there 1 month Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Melbourne Road, Heath Hayes Report on FixMyStreet...
A large amount of dog mess down New Penkridge Road, outside house number 17 down to 33.
Duvet dumped on roadside -on the left as you approach from Pottal Pool.
Black bin bag dumped close to the visitor attractions sign as you approach The White House from Pottal Pool direction.
Response by Cannock Chase District Council to Jenny Pennington on 7 February 2017 .
Response by Cannock Chase District Council to Julie Cornish on 6 February 2017 .
Response by Cannock Chase District Council to Deb Williams on 6 February 2017 .
Firefighters have praised Amazon for installing a potentially life-saving sprinkler system which helped to supress a blaze at its Rugeley site.
Kind-hearted Brownies have presented firefighters in Cannock with specially designed oxygen masks to treat pets suffering smoke inhalation.
Following the Tactical Assessment Meeting (TAM) this morning, the burning stack at Oak Farm in Slitting Mill will now be capped with soil as agreed by the multi-agency partnership.
A public meeting took place at Rugeley Fire Station last night to reassure residents about the fire at Oak Farm.
Cannock Chase Council’s Environmental Health Team are to deploy equipment to monitor the air quality in the immediate area of the fire at Oak Farm, Slitting Mill.
Staffordshire Fire Rescue Service (SFRS) have engaged a national expert in waste fires to support the ongoing situation at Oak Tree Farm.
Staffordshire Fire Rescue Service is endeavouring to deal with the ongoing situation at Oak Tree Farm in Slitting Mill, by constant monitoring in conjunction with the Environment Agency and working closely with Cannock Chase Council.
Firefighters are continuing to deal with a fire today at a farm in Slitting Mill, Rugeley.
The last few places on a young drivers’ course are up for grabs.
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