Lichfield’s MP has called for more to be done to stop taxi drivers refusing passengers with guide dogs.
Staffordshire Police have tracked down a convicted rapist in South America - three years after he fled the country.
Trading Standards seized more than 100,000 cigarettes and 30 kilograms of illicit tobacco in amassive operation across the UK - including four towns across Staffordshire.
Police have asked the public to help find a 49-year-old man missing from his home since the weekend.
Organisers of the Staffordshire Ironman event will provide another multi-million pound boost to the local economy.
Rugeley Power Station will close at the end of June with the loss of 120 jobs, its owner has announced.
A Lichfield man is among a gang jailed for a series of robberies and burglaries.
The parents of a Fradley girl who died after being diagnosed with a rare blood disorder have seen work begin on a garden in her memory.
Two West Midlands think-tanks have joined forces to raise the profile of housing issues in the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA), consisting of constituent local authorities Birmingham, Coventry, Dudley, Sandwell, Solihull, Walsall and ...
Trains are currently facing delays after a vehicle hit a bridge.
Firefighters have been battling three separate grass fires across Staffordshire this afternoon.
An event to raise money for Staffordshire’s Retired Police Dog Fund is taking place at Chasewater.
A passenger in a van is left hanging upside down by his seatbelt after a collision with a car in Cannock.
More Cannock news
Hednesford Town are pleased to announce another new arrival at Keys Park after Simeon Maye confirmed his intentions to sign for the club from Redditch United.
Hednesford Town have announced the signing of Worcester City forward Tristian Dunkley.
Liam McDonald has today confirmed he has added a new forward to his playing squad with Hednesford Town being delighted to welcome Tristian Dunkley to Keys Park on a one year deal.
Lions Under 14s for 2016/17 season are looking for an experienced Goalkeeper and players for the new season.
Boys Development Centre is cancelled for Saturday May 28th due to coaches being on courses and holidays!! We will be back on Saturday June 4th at the new time of 09:30 to 11:00 am, and will be sorting out teams for the Wyrley Tournament which...
Defender Francino Francis has today signed a new deal for the forthcoming 2016/17 campaign as manager Liam McDonald continues to build his Hednesford Town squad.
The close season may only be a few weeks old, but the time has come to commence what have now become our annual working party nights at Keys Park.
Hednesford Town Football Club are pleased to confirm that Gurjit Singh has today agreed a one-year deal with the Pitmen.
Sam Smith Personal information Full name Samuel James Smith Date of birth 7 September 1909 Place of birth Pelsall, England Date of death November 1994 (aged 85) Place of death England Playing position Centre forward Senior career Years...
Full name Harry Smith Date of birth 1885 Place of birth Cannock, Staffs, England Date of death Unknown Playing position Left back Senior career Years Team...
Full name Raymond Shaw Date of birth 18 May 1913 Place of birth Walsall, England Date of death August 1980 (aged 67) Playing position Wing half Youth career – Walsall Senior career Years...
Full name Netan Nico Sansara Date of birth 3 August 1989 (age 25) Place of birth Walsall, England Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Playing position Defender Club information Current team Fredrikstad FK Senior career Years...
Full name Charles Radford Date of birth 19 March 1900 Place of birth Walsall, England Date of death 14 July 1924 (aged 24) Place of death Wolverhampton, England Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Playing position Full-back Youth career Walsall Schoolboys ...
Full name Edward Price Date of birth 13 June 1883 Place of birth Walsall, England Date of death 29 December 1967 (aged 84) Place of death Isleworth, England Height 5 ft 9.5 in (1.77 m) Playing position Goalkeeper Senior career Years...
Derek ‘Doc’ Pace Personal information Full name Derek Pace Date of birth 11 March 1932 Place of birth Bloxwich, England Date of death 17 October 1989 (aged 57) Playing position Striker Youth career Walsall Schoolboys Bloxwich Scouts Bloxwich ...
Richard Taundry Personal information Full name Richard Daniel Taundry Date of birth 15 February 1989 (age 27) Place of birth Walsall, England Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Playing position Defender / Midfielder Club information Current team Leamington ...
Joe Pointon Personal information Full name Joseph Pointon Date of birth 1905 Place of birth Leek, Staffordshire, England Date of death 1939 (aged 33–34) Place of death Leek, Staffordshire, England Playing position Forward Youth career Leek ...
Trevor Meath Personal information Full name Trevor John Meath Date of birth 20 March 1944 (age 72) Place of birth Wednesbury, Staffordshire, England Playing position Midfielder Senior career Years...
With Father’s Day now less than a month away, I am going to be giving you some ideas for gifts for that very special man in your life.
With just one half term left before the annual six week school holidays, a lot of our thoughts are turning towards our Summer holidays.
There really is nothing worse that having important documents that you need to print off and then finding that your printer is out of ink.
I sometimes find it hard to remember the days ‘BJ’, that is, before Joe.
The difference between frugal living and being a cheapskate is something you can see when you look in the fridge.
Today I am turning the blog over to my husband Peter, who has been invited by Health and Safety training experts SHEilds to talk about what makes a perfect Father’s Day.
As a child of the 1980s, Saturday meant just one thing, getting my latest copy of Jackie.
Last week I was a guest of Barques PR at a gorgeous afternoon of food, fizz and seasonal fashion.
Tooth and mouth hygiene has moved on a lot in recent times, the days when flossing meant pulling a thin piece of string through the teeth has long since past.
Even amongst the glitz and glitter of the Cannes Film festival, the AmFar gala is very special, the most glamorous occasion of them all.
May 21st - On my way back via Chasewater, I spotted the huge Canada goose family near Catshill Junction; remarkably, 12 of the 13 chicks survive, with mum and dad being a good bit more protective and aggressive than formerly - one suspects the loss ...
May 21st - Up on Cannock Chase, I went looking for a fire tower I’d heard had been rebuilt.
Yes, I know it is almost the end of May, but outfit posts are always something that I forget, and then suddenly remember, usually at four in the morning.
Last Saturday saw the Bullring , Birmingham host ‘Your 5’, a fashion and beauty event that promised to help you revitalise your wardrobe, or update your beauty regime, in 5 easy steps.
Around 150 jobs will be lost after French owner ploughs on with plan to shut the West Midlands' last functioning power station...
RUGELEY Power Station in Staffordshire will stop generating power next month, following through on a warning its parent company gave in February.
WHETHER the M6 Toll should be made free to use during emergencies is set to be debated in the House of Commons today.
TRANSPORT leaders have held talks with the operator of the M6 Toll over ways of making better use of the regions motorway network.
Senior councillor slams Highways England after it decided not to trigger deal with M6 Toll despite total gridlock on West Midlands motorway network...
A HOUSING development is set to bring investment and a jobs boost to Cannock.
A DRIVER who tried to outrun police in a near 150mph chase along the M6 Toll has narrowly avoided jail.
THE M6 Toll must become an integral part of the UKs motorway network, business leaders in Greater Birmingham have said.
Pay-as-you-drive route has failed to attract enough drivers since 2003 opening...
Thousands of years of history could be uncovered in a new project at one of Staffordshire's natural treasures.
People from across Staffordshire are being encouraged to get on their bike and discover the benefits of cycling.
Artist residencies in care homes, theatre in rural locations, art café's and music festivals are just some of the projects now in motion thanks to local funding for the arts.
Trading Standards officers across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent will continue to monitor premises selling so-called legal highs in light of new legislation.
Mothers' tales of sons joining the Western Front, farmers staying behind to support the war effort and the work of thousands of women in munitions factories are just some of the stories being told in a new exhibition travelling the county.
Follow up sent to Cannock Chase District Council by R Gilmore on 26 May 2016 .
Car boot sale and market organisers in Staffordshire are being asked to join a national campaign to ensure goods sold at their event are legitimate and that visitors aren't ripped off.
Illicit tobacco was seized from four Staffordshire towns over four-days with support from detection dogs as part of a national operation.
A major Staffordshire highway scheme which will support a business development creating up to 2,200 jobs reaches another milestone this week with the opening of a newly aligned road.
The last few places on a young drivers’ course are up for grabs.
Budding motorists will be on the road to success when a new driving test centre is launched at Cannock Community Fire Station on February 24.
A hard-hitting course will drive home potentially life-saving messages to young motorists in Cannock...
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.
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