Murder squad detectives were today trying to establish how a woman whose body was found at a Wolverhampton hotel died.
Drivers faced delays today when heavy rain meant overnight roadworks on the M6 overran, causing tailbacks.
A paramedic was bitten on the wrist by a Staffordshire bull terrier while he was trying to treat the animal’s unconscious owner who was lying on a bench in a park.
A murder probe has been launched after a woman's body was found at a Wolverhampton hotel.
Lichfield’s MP is backing proposals for an alternative route for HS2 into Birmingham.
The route of HS2 should be changed and go through Cannock and Walsall, according to proposals revealed by campaigners in rural Staffordshire.
West Midlands motorway police stuck to their task to snare the occupants of a van stolen in Digbeth...
Changes to the way waste in Lichfield and Burntwood is collected could save more than £500,000 over the next three years.
Vandals have targeted businesses in Hednesford in a recent crime spate, sparking a police pledge to crack down on the trouble...
It started in Yorkshire and within days half the country’s miners had walked out in protest at pit closures.
A knife attacker who slashed his victim across the face in a street attack has been jailed for seven-and-a-half years.
A West Midland father whose four children were murdered today called for the killer to be given a whole-life term.
A security guard has been robbed as he delivered money to a bank in Burntwood.
More Cannock news
Hednesford Town start their final ten game run-in as the fight for promotion from the Skrill North enters its no doubt dramatic conclusion.
Issue No.2 of the Wyrley Juniors Newsletter will be out on 1st April.
The date for the Semi-Final of the Birmingham Senior Cup, which is to be played away at Tamworth FC, has been agreed for Tuesday 15th April, 7.45pm kick off.
Ladies Fashion Show at Wyrley Juniors Football Club 24/04/2014 7.30pm start.
Holders Hednesford Town continued their romance with the Birmingham Senior Cup as Neil Harvey scored an extra time winner to beat Birmingham City in an enthralling contest, and The Pitmen now face Tamworth in the semi finals.
Wyrley Meerkats U11 1 v Stafford Lionesses 0 AET The Meerkats would like to dedicate their win to Natasha Whale a former member of the Wyrley Junior Football Club who tragically lost her life in a fatal car crash.
Match Report:- Wyrley Juniors United U13’s Season 2013-14 Lichfield League Division 1.
Hello there Panthers fans a tough day for the panthers at a new pitch and surroundings, but as usual the Panthers put in a bucket load of effort energy and enjoyment, well done lads! Beechdale The lads opened with a respectfully observed one...
Boston United made up vital ground on Hednesford Town after comfortably coming out on top with a convincing win between two play-off chasing sides at The Jakemans Stadium.
Walsall Wood FC last night extended their unbeaten record to 14 matches, when they drew with Heath Hayes FC away one all.
Although many of you will have been disappointed, but not surprised with the Health Secretary’s decision to dissolve Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust, I want to reassure you that as a county council we will continue to use our leadership ...
An entire male black cat was found on Allport Road, Cannock on 02.03.2014.
Please enjoy this guest Blog from our member business owner, David Gough of David Gough Photography...
Aidan is calling for more local businesses to take on an apprentice, after new research revealed the extent of the benefits involved.
Stafford and Wolverhampton RSPCA are attempting to find the owner of a black and white cat found in Cannock last week.
On Wednesday 26th February an unnamed man was killed after being hit by a train at Penkridge.
Hundreds of packaged meat items and equipment has been seized by Staffordshire County Council’s trading standards team today as it intercepted a suspected illegal meat production operation.
The Secretary of State for Health Mr Jeremy Hunt has today confirmed the future of Mid Staffs NHS Trust, which covers Stafford and Cannock Hospitals, after releasing a statement following months of consultations and planning by Trust Administrators.
A man from Wolverhampton has been jailed for 12 weeks for making thousands of malicious calls to the NHS 111 medical helpline.
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has donated dozens of redundant hoses to Lemurs at South Staffordshire College’s Animal Zone.
The Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt MP, has today published his decision on the proposal to dissolve the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust (MSFT).
March 7th - A great afternoon, although the wind was still very fresh.
If there is one item of apparel I couldn’t live without, it’s the dress.
To me, this carving is one of the most horrifying sights in the whole county.
Chasewater Railway’s Industrial Gala, March 29th 30th 2014 “Gervase” is a 0-4-0 Vertical Boiler Tank locomotive (6807-1928) converted by the Sentinel Locomotive Company in 1928 from a conventional H Class design Manning Wardle Saddle Tank ...
Sometimes our body just needs to be pampered.
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There are Peel Family monuments littered all through St Peter's in Drayton Bassett , but don't get mixed up - this is the one to the great man, who was the prime minister of the country in the early half of the nineteenth century.
I used to be a spendaholic shopaholic.
If you live near Birmingham, and beauty is your thing, then the ‘HARVEY NICHOLS – BEAUTY SCHOOL DROP OUT’ event is most definitely something you will be interested in.
Conscious consumerism has grown as a movement over the past few years.
Please enjoy this guest Blog from our member business owner, David Gough of David Gough Photography...
It seems strange that a year ago I sat writing my Oscar fashion piece lamenting that it wasn’t exactly a vintage year for fashion.
The markings on gravestones can be a bit of a mystery to the uninitiated (such as me).
DEVELOPER St Modwen has announced two new lettings at its Watling Street Business Park near Cannock.
A FIRM that provides highway traffic controls and signals works is going back to Burntwood to expand its business after seven years in Cannock.
Scores of new jobs will be created as a pub undergoes a revamp.
DEFENCE sector supplier Ultra Electronics, which has operations in Birmingham and Rugeley, has seen its revenue dip by around £15m.
DEFENCE sector supplier Ultra Electronics, which has operations in Birmingham and Rugeley, has bought a specialist sonar firm based in Virginia in the US for an initial cash consideration of $70m...
Readers from nine countries – unusually including Cyprus, Argentina, Chile and Mexico – focussed on the news about BI Composites of Cannock Halesowen , a manufacturer of moulded components made from composite materials.
A total of 150 new jobs will be created when a business park in Cannock is expanded, it was revealed today.
VEHICLE hire firm Northgate, which has branches in Kidderminster, Cannock, Stoke-On-Trent, Birminghamand Telford, has had its commitment to health and safety recognised.
ONLINE retailing giant Amazon has provided the region with a jobs boost after announcing 330 workers on temporary contracts at its base in Rugeley are to made permanent members of staff.
Response by Staffordshire County Council to Peggy on 7 March 2014.
Bescot Promotions has joined forces with us to launch an Easter art competition for youngsters living in the Cannock area.
Bescot Promotions has joined forces with Cannock Chase Council to launch an Easter art competition for youngsters living in the Cannock area.
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills if he will bring forward legislative proposals to extend the scope of the Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998 to cover student nurses who raise concerns about patient care.
To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what progress his Department has made in enabling small and medium-sized enterprises to tender for Government procurement contracts.
To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much the NHS spent in Cannock Chase constituency in (a) 2006-07, (b) 2008-09, (c) 2010-11 and (d) 2012-13.
To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many reported incidents of self-harm there were by people under the age of 18 in (a) Staffordshire and (b) Cannock Chase constituency in each of the last five years.
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what steps his Department has taken to increase the level of access to credit for businesses in (a) Cannock Chase constituency and (b) Staffordshire in the last year.
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many benefit sanctions were issued in Cannock Chase constituency in each of the last five years.
Officers investigating mobile phone thefts around the county have issued CCTV images of two men they want to speak to in connection with the thefts.
Detectives investigating a distraction burglary are urging the public to check on their vulnerable neighbours, friends and family.
Officers are appealing for witnesses after a road traffic collision in Four Ashes.
A scheme that will give people the right to ask and the right to know about a partner’s previous history of domestic abuse or violent acts has been rolled out to Staffordshire and comes into effect this Saturday (8 March 2014).
Officers are appealing for witnesses after a spate of vehicles were damaged in Hednesford.
A joint initiative between Staffordshire Police and NHS pharmacies is about to be rolled out across the county to help deliver crime prevention advice to the most vulnerable.
Police are appealing for information about an incident in Cannock.
The break-in happened between 7.30am and 7.50am this morning, Monday 24 February, when entry was forced to Posh Nails in Walsall Road and cash was stolen.
The first Mental Health Concordat has been unveiled today.
- ConnectCannock Photowalk Sept 2013 (3 of 7)
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The weather forecast for the Cannnock Chase and surrounding area for Friday 8th and outlook for Saturday.
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