A student who died after being found injured on rail tracks near Birmingham New Street Station has been named as 18-year-old Jeevan Singh Dhanda.
An MP has hit out at the consultation process over plans to move key hospital services from Wolverhampton to Cannock, saying the views of 40,000 people in his constituency had been left out.
More than 600 elderly and vulnerable people in Staffordshire will have to pay for pendant alarms in their homes after council bosses slashed funding, it has emerged.
Can you help British Transport Police piece together Jeevan Dhanda's movements on the night he died...
Jeevan Dhanda, who was 18 and from Walsall, was found injured on the tracks at New Street...
Nearly a quarter of consultants jobs at Stafford Hospital are currently vacant - with bosses blaming the site's uncertain future for the struggle recruiting staff.
Staff celebrating the re-opening of the Red Lion, Longdon Green An historic pub near Lichfield has reopened its doors.
A recruitment drive has been launched for 100 warehouse workers at a growing parcels delivery business in Cannock.
Almost £200,000 is to be spent by three public authorities keeping a heavily used Staffordshire rail line running for another year after government bosses delayed taking over the funding of the service.
It has been home to countless families for almost 240 years but lack of care over the last two decades has left the tiny terraced house in a sorry state.
A STAFFORD man who bought cannabis from a car boot dealer told a court he did so because "the Stafford dealers were ripping off their customers".
MOTORISTS travelling southbound on the M6 are facing long delays after an accident involving a lorry and a car.
A multi-million pound scheme to redevelop the Amazon site in Staffordshire will see the site turned into one of the company's flagship locations say bosses.
More Cannock news
The South West Staffordshire JDC starts this Friday, 22nd August at Chase Park, home of Cannock Hockey Club (6-8pm).
Many thanks to Great Wyrley History Society for presenting the club with a framed signed Wolves shirt as recognition for our efforts in the Peace Games.
Lee Butler tries to outmuscle his man.
Lee Parsons challenges.
Two superbly struck free kicks from Hednesford Town’s Danny Glover helped The Pitmen get off the mark in the league following an excellent 3-2 victory over Harrogate Town.
Thanks to the support of the Wyrley family, it looks like our Under 12s Pumas Girls teams will have enough players to start the season.
Chris Slater puts in a tackle.
The Club had a ‘Facility Review’ meeting with the Football Foundation and The FA in July, where we were assessed in a number of key areas – a bit like an Ofsted Report in Schools.
Sorry unable to produce this adpage any lardger without it being out of focus.
Swallow Doretti 1954-1955 Swallow Coachbuilding Company (1935) Ltd.
Here are the pictures from yesterdays article about Martjins rebuilt.
This story has no pictures at this time! Due to a major computer crash this afternoon which meant that I have lost a lot of the stuff that went along with the story.
Good old-fashioned entertainment like apple bobbing combine with a day out for teddies and Seven Secret Doors await visitors to Shugborough over the Bank Holiday weekend.
Following Staffordshire Police’s appeal in relation to a robbery at Barclays Bank in Codsall on Wednesday 30 July, CCTV images have now been released of the suspect.
Young people from across Staffordshire and Bremen in Germany have teamed up with the Royal British Legion to tend to the war graves on Cannock Chase.
The above letters, I found online from one of the Scandinavian countrys.
Welcome to the Swallow Doretti Page which was set up to encourage the maintenance, running and preservation of Swallow Doretti sports cars.
SOME MONTHS AGO MY BROTHER(JOHN) ASKED ME IF I KNEW ANYTHING ABOUT WALSALL HAVING IT’S OWN MOTOR CAR BUILDER, I DID NOT, BUT TOLD HIM I WOULD LOOK INTO IT AND LET HIM KNOW! Well i searched and because i had no idea of who manufactured it i ...
Yesterday afternoon (Saturday, 16th August 2014) saw Walsall Wood face Heath Hayes at Oak Park, in a hotly anticipated FA Cup match - this is always a bit of a notorious pairing, and the blog football correspondent Bill Shaw was, as ever, in ...
(From the Odgen Standard – July 4, 1914) Memory of Trap Doors, Secret Elevators and Stove, Wherein Bodies of Women Were Burned, Haunted Man for Nineteen Years.
Have you seen the fascinating, and downright hilarious new ad campaign from Swedish furniture giants IKEA? If you haven’t, you are in for a treat.
The weathering on this tombstone has left a rather macabre shape...
Railway Miscellany – Railroads Create the First Time Zones – St. Paul Union Depot, Seven Years After ClosingChasewater Stuff's Blog 20 Aug
Railway Miscellany November 18, 1883: Railroads Create the First Time Zones Photo: Railroads.
Cadbury World is undoubtedly one of the Midlands biggest tourist attractions, and one which each year seems to go from strength to strength.
Steam Locomotives of a Leisurely Era 1939 3-Cylinder 4-6-0 Great Southern Railway No.801 as running in 1948.
The hunt for a perfect pink jacket has been continuing at pace.
As summer begins to draw to a close, the time comes for another look at some of the styles the celebs have been sporting this summer.
As you'd expect of a well-kept estate like the Shugborough environs, these stepping stones across the stream at Milford are almost too tidy to be believable.
Some Early Lines Old Railway Companies The Newtown and Machynlleth Railway The Newtown and Machynlleth Railway (NMR) was a short railway created to allow the Oswestry and Newtown Railway and the Mid-Wales Railway access the Mid-Wales market town of ...
Anyone who knows me well, knows that I am a huge fan of Elizabeth Arden products.
Say the term iconic fashion designs, what springs to mind? Chanel’s Little black dress? Diane Von Furstenberg’s wrap dress? Vivienne Westwood’s pirate boots maybe? Or Gianni Versace and a certain safety pin dress? There is every ...
Some Foreign Lines – A Hotel on Wheels: Francisco de Goya -The Castles of Britain – Trans-Siberian RailwayChasewater Stuff's Blog 17 Aug
Some Foreign Lines A Hotel on Wheels: Francisco de Goya Renfe Route: Paris to Madrid Duration: 13 hours, 30 minutes Leave Paris in the evening, enjoy a three-course dinner and the increasingly rural scenery, slumber to the soothing rhythm of the ...
One sees the flag of Staffordshire (actually,,, the flag of Staffordshire County Council ) relatively rarely, but I think it has a rather good-looking design, so it'd be nice to see it a little more (IMHO).
Some Early Lines Old Railway Companies Mitcheldean Road Forest of Dean Junction Railway A substantial stone overbridge near Drybrook (Mitcheldean Road Forest of Dean Junction Railway).
NORTHGATE Vehicle Hire, which has branches in Kidderminster, Cannock, Birmingham and Stoke, has announced plans to upskill its employees by offering an NVQ course in customer service to anyone who joins the company.
LOSSES have declined for the operator of the UKs only pay-to-drive motorway, the M6 Toll, as more traffic headed through the toll plazas last year.
Amazon will be taking on 2,500 temporary workers at its Staffordshire base this Christmas – 1,000 more than last year.
Worcestershire PR and marketing agency to support developers hoping to build major outlet village near Cannock...
DEVELOPER St Modwen has been given the go-ahead for a large housing scheme in Hednesford.
PLANS for a major new designer outlet village in Cannock have received an overwhelmingly positive response following a public exhibition.
Rugeley-based Ian Strachan Communications has been appointed to provide PR support to the school...
Rows of shops at knock-down prices - this is what a new designer outlet will look like when it is built in Cannock.
WALSALL property firm Goold Estates has bought Lakeside Plaza in Cannock for an undisclosed sum.
Request sent to Cannock Chase District Council by Paul Evans on 20 August 2014 .
Response by Cannock Chase District Council to Emma Smith on 19 August 2014 .
Cabbies and bus drivers in the District can get free ‘MOT’ health checks later this month in Cannock and Rugeley.
Request sent to Cannock Chase District Council by Emma Smith on 19 August 2014 .
Cannock Chase Council is inviting tender submissions for two projects as part of the redevelopment of Hednesford Park.
Request sent to Cannock Chase District Council by darren matthews on 16 August 2014 .
The owner of an eyesore property in Cannock Chase District has been prosecuted after failing to make improvements.
Elderly people were able to take part in the First World War centenary service at Brereton war memorial in comfort earlier this month thanks to a councillor’s efforts to get benches installed.
The Council and our partners have reminded young people to Respect Alcohol over the summer holidays.
Staffordshire Police is appealing for the public to report any sightings of a missing Burntwood man.
The organisers of V Festival, Staffordshire Police, Staffordshire Fire Services and West Midlands Ambulance Service are delighted to confirm that the festival at Weston Park, headlined by Justin Timberlake and The Killers this weekend, has...
Officers and staff from the Southern Local Policing team, and members of the public will be honoured for meritorious response and professionalism, and public spirited actions.
As part of the force’s summer campaign Respect: It’s a two way street, police are appealing for people to be considerate and tolerant to their neighbours.
Staffordshire Police is set to distribute leaflets in the streets local to this year’s V Festival, which takes place in Weston Park on 16th and 17th August.
A campaign aimed at getting drink-drivers off Staffordshire’s roads led to 156 arrests.
Parents are being urged to know where their children will be during the school summer holidays and what they will be doing.
We are appealing for information after a woman had her mobile phone stolen whilst walking in Hednesford.
Officers from Rugeley have been helping youngsters protect their bikes from thieves.
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