A man lived alongside his dead father for four months until a neighbour spotted his skeleton in the living room chair, an inquest heard.
The new manager of the Lichfield Business Improvement District (BID) insists the initiative can “deliver real change” to the city.
A STAFFORDSHIRE woman is due compensation after the ashes she received were not those of her dead dog.
IT'S a while since I've been in a nightclub.
THE FAMILY of a man missing are asking for help as they are worried for his safety.
Police have made a fresh appeal to locate a missing Burntwood man.
In terms of odd complaints it's one of the best we've heard for a whileAs autumn gathers pace an environmental group has lodged an official objection to the number of leaves on the ground in a Staffordshire town's park.
TRAFFIC wardens regularly patrol neighbourhoods close to a hospital to tackle bad parking.
A woman has been charged with attempted murder after an incident in Burntwood.
A Burntwood councillor has demanded action after warning that problem parking will lead to a serious accident.
A 77-year-old Burntwood man has been airlifted to hospital after being stabbed.
Police have arrested a woman in Chasewater Country Park after a 77-year-old Burntwood man was airlifted to hospital with stab wounds.
Police are trying to trace a missing Burntwood man.
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Burntwood RUFC competed well in the first half of their Midlands KO Cup clash against Loughborough, but found the conditions too tough to handle in a second period dominated by the leaders of Midlands 3 East North.
Following a serious football injury yesterday afternoon, our club Press Officer, Scott Smith has undergone extensive surgery overnight, in hospital in Stoke-on-Trent, which is understood to have been successful.
According to the University of Notre Dame’s Centre for Ethical Education, research shows: – ” that kids play sports for the following reasons: · To have fun (always #1) · To do something I am good at · To improve my skills · To...
Result – Wanderers 4 – Harriers 1; After a good performance, but disappointing result last week the Wanderers welcomed Great Barr Harriers to a wet and very windy Willenhall Academy.
On a wet and very windy Sunday morning at Cheslyn Hay, Wyrley Juniors Warriors faced two games against Old Wulfrunians and Sedgley Scorpions West.
Leamington Stronger in Second Half As Pitmen Dumped Out of Trophy Hednesford Town relinquished their involvement in the FA Trophy for the 2015/16 season at the first hurdle as Southern Premier League high-flyers Leamington scored three second...
After an excellent race last night in Barton under Needwood we have a new leader in Tom.
Thoughts on the league campaign can be put to one side this weekend for the Pitmen as the FA Trophy takes precedence with a trip to Leamington on the cards.
As you will no doubt be aware by now Leamington defeated Rushall Olympic 3-2 on Tuesday evening after extra-time.
Tge events of the last few hours, have made me bring forward (by a few months) the list of managers of the club, from which I shall put together some items for the blog.
A main feature of the Society Great War project was completed on 11 th November when the digitised cemetery burial records were handed over to the Parish Council.
Paul Simon Ritchie (born 21 August 1975) is a Scottish football player and coach.
It’s been another very busy week, but it’s got me thinking more about our time and diary management.
Stuart Rimmer (born 12 October 1964, in Southport) is an English former footballer who is Chester City’s record goal-scorer.
Howard Riley (born 18 August 1938) is a former English footballer who played in the Football League for Barrow, Leicester City and Walsall.
Liberty Park Lichfield is one of our exciting projects being developed along with Liberty Property Trust and its partner Stoford Developments.
This week started early, on Sunday, with the beginning of the County Councils’ Network, which, as the name implies, is a membership organisation that represents English County Councils.
Michael Barrington Ricketts (born 4 December 1978) is a former English football player.
Anthony Willis “Tony” Richards (6 March 1934 – 4 March 2010) was an English footballer who played as a forward.
Near full employment with the latest Jobseekers Allowance claimant figure now continuing at 0.8 per cent, (an all-time low) is further evidence that we have an economy that is balanced with increasing new opportunities.
Hezekiah Henry ‘Harry’ Jones, aged 18/19.
Some people are very easy to buy for at Christmas.
As much as I love turkey (and I really do) it comes to the point when you really feel like you’d be happy never to see another one ever again.
While Prom is often advertised as the biggest night in a teen girl’s life, it is almost a rite of passage and you don’t want to wear a dress that sends mixed messages.
November 29th - An early afternoon loop up to Chasewater of a warm but blowy day caught me in the rain once more.
Following on from the Megableu games review that arrived just in time for Halloween, we recently received three further games from Megableu to play with and enjoy.
Every child loves a message from Santa, whether this be a personalised letter or a visit to a grotto .
On Friday I had the most exciting of evenings.
A visit to see ‘The Nutcracker’ always signifies the start of my Christmas.
I don’t mind admitting that I’m a little obsessed with Adele at the moment.
Many people have loft conversions on their properties these days, whether it be to create extra bedrooms for an extended family, an home office, an extra upstairs bathroom, even a space for a truculent teenager to exist in without having to see and ...
By now your child has probably sat down to write a letter to Santa, highlighting all those fabulous presents that they hope to receive this year.
Certain colours have certain connotations.
The last meetings of the year will be Derby 9th December and Walsall 11th December.
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.
PROPERTY owner LondonMetric has sold its Watling Retail Park in Cannock for £7.5m to an unanmed UK institution.
M6 TOLL operator Midland Expressway has announced major losses despite revenues and passenger volumes both increasing by more than 5%.
ANOTHER West Midlands council has come forward and stated its intention to join the regions new combined authority.
A link road between the M54 and the M6 Toll and new smart motorway signs are among the projects which will go ahead following a new batch of government funding...
AN improved, bigger junction 10 of the M6, a much-anticipated link road connecting the M54, M6 and M6 Toll and improved access to the Black Country Enterprise Zone are among some of the measures outli...
A NEW combined local authority for the West Midlands could call for the M6 Toll to be made free to use.
Cars parked on pavement generally early mornings Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 36 New Penkridge Road, Cannock Report on FixMyStreet...
Staffordshire people are being urged to support small businesses that are playing an invaluable part in the county's continued economic growth.
A Staffordshire community, famed for being the highest village in the UK, is celebrating another high point.
Staffordshire County Council today vowed to secure the best deal for the county – as HS2 route to Crewe is confirmed by George Osborne.
Dog fouling in this area is getting out of hand Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Main Road Brereton, Brereton Report on FixMyStreet...
Millions of pounds in grants are available to boost businesses and create jobs in rural Staffordshire.
People looking for bargains online on Black Friday and throughout the Christmas and New Year sales period are being urged to get to know their rights and avoid scams.
Rugeley Town centre is a pedestrianised area.
Residents of two communities near Stafford will benefit from improved connections into the town from next Monday with the launch of a new bus service.
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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At around 10.20am on Tuesday 9 June a woman reported experiencing issues at the ATM at the One Stop shop in Rose Hill.
Police have issued a warning about companies offering to install burglar alarm systems, which come with a hidden £3,000 bill.
Staffordshire’s residents urged to make their voices heard by taking part in the National Rural Crime Survey...
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