Tributes paid to 'cracking lad' who died at SP Plastics warehouse tragedy...
Birmingham’s most haunted: Black-eyed children, Dudley Castle and Alexandra Theatre on the list of West Midlands hauntsBirmingham Mail 31 Oct
Kelly McLaughlin examines some of the most haunted locations in the West Midlands...
FIREFIGHTERS are dealing with a blaze after a fireworks retailer buildingexplodedin the Baswich area of Stafford.
Former pupils at a private girls school near Lichfield are offering a scholarship to allow another student to follow in their footsteps.
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service have saved a horse stuck in a ditch near Stone.
Cannock smoker hit by huge bill after failing to pay initial £75 fines...
Funnyman took part in eye-watering contest in Victoria Square at the Birmingham Caribbean Festival...
OVER the past four days trained police officers, with the assistance of Staffordshire Search and Rescue Team, have been conducting searches within an expanse of field off Slitting Mill Road.
A CHILD has died on Cannock Chase after suffering a cardiac arrest whilst riding her bicycle at Marquis Drive yesterday morning (Sunday 26 October).
As spooky phenomenon grips interest across the world, Mail reporter Mike Lockley joined paranormal experts on a ghost hunt across the Chase...
A lorry driver appears in court accused of performing a U-turn on the M6 Toll motorway near Lichfield.
Police have been hunting for Stephen Greatrix, 45, for six months...
Omid Djalili among 100 diners forced to leave Dilshad after chef set fire to liquid capcicum and filled building with fumes...
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Wyrley pumpkin carved by Michelle Painter of our Under 7s Panthers...
As promised the date and time for our next club Social has been confirmed.
The club is very lucky to have young people giving up their time for the benefit of other young people.
Next weekend will see Cannock Hockey Club host the 2014 Futures Cup, if you don’t know already the competition begins on Thursday (30th Oct) and finishes Sunday (2nd Nov).
Our very brand new Under 9s will be called Wyrley U9s Dragons and will compete in the Walsall Junior Youth League.
The Midland Championships were held today on the Longshaw Estate north of Bakewell.
There has been a lot of work put in behind the scenes but members can now keep up to date with ongoing news and events at the club by viewing our new updated notice boards.
Match Report:- Wyrley Juniors United U14’s Season 2014-15 Lichfield League Cup 1 st round.
CANNOCK HC TOP GOAL SCORERS (as of 20/10/14) *Missing Games from 3rds and 5ths on 11th Oct Dan Jowett 6 Phil Heighway 5 Aza Wilkes 4 James Bradburn 4 Pete Jackson 4 Andy Hodgetts 3 Brad Park 3 Dan Bosi 3 Issacc Spooner 3 Joe Norwood 3 Lloyd...
Roger Smith Personal information Full name Roger William Smith Date of birth 19 February 1945 (age 69) Place of birth Tamworth, England Playing position Right-winger Senior career Years...
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...
Personal information 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...
Personal information 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...
Personal information 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...
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With Halloween night soon upon us and Bonfire night approaching many people are considering buying Chinese lanterns for their celebrations.
For six members of staff from West Midlands Ambulance Service, their jobs are really set to take off for the next three years.
A Seaman’s Suit: A poem by Baron Powell to aid the Mayor of Walsall’s appeal for the Merchant Navy Comforts Service (Walsall Local History Centre) Here is a snippet of a story.
Cannock Chase Council’s ‘THINK – be aware who you scare’ campaign has launched to raise awareness this Halloween and Bonfire night.
Over the summer, young people from Rugeley have helped to brighten up their town’s indoor market by getting involved in a community art project.
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Steam Railways in Preservation in the 1980s-90s August 26th – September 2nd 1988 Sentinel, departmental Locomotive No.54, takes the Clayton Branch on the Middleton Railway, Leeds, with the ‘All-line’ tour of Sunday, 17th July 1988.
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Staffordshire News Shugborough Yew Tree Shugborough’s Great Yew (the widest tree in Europe) has been shortlisted in the final ten of England’s Tree of the Year.
There's a very fine line, when it comes to monsters, between terrifying and plain silly.
Canal News 1st 2nd November 2014 Crofton winter work open days 01 Nov 2014 – 07 Mar 2015 10:30 am – 3:30 pm Address Crofton Pumping Station, Crofton, Marlborough, Wiltshire, SN8 3DW Come and see behind the scenes at the Historic Crofton ...
It may be nearly November, but the weather is still very mild - even if the sky is permanently light-gray.
‘Fight to re-open Railway’ – From the ‘Brownhills Gazette, December 1989 – via Brownhills Bob, David Evans and Brian StringerChasewater Stuff's Blog 29 Oct
Fight to re-open Railway From the ‘Brownhills Gazette, December 1989 via Brownhills Bob, David Evans and Brian Stringer This was taken from Brownhills Bob’s latest post (28-10-2014) and is of particular interest to railway followers in ...
In recent seasons, Evans has been a trail blazer when it comes to plus size design.
Steam Railways in Preservation in the 1980-90s, August 26 – September 2 1988, ‘Standard 4MT No.80104’Chasewater Stuff's Blog 28 Oct
Steam Railways in Preservation in the 1980-90s August 26 – September 2 1988 ‘Standard 4MT No.80104’ Standard 4MT No.80104 departs Swanage for restoration at Swindon.
Some Early Lines Old Railway Companies Wallingford Watlington Railway Incorporated on 25 June 1864, this was the first standard gauge branch of the GWR.
Some fascinating places are opened up to the public for the National Open Garden Days.
It’s time for another round-up of some of the hottest celebrity looks that have been appearing in gossip columns and fashion pages over the past month.
First thing I noticed was that the site looks a mess if loaeded from an old link! The motopress plugin not quite working as expected! No doubt my fault..
BUILDING and engineering products group Alumasc, which has an operation in Cannock, has reported revenues are up by 5% on a year on year basis.
Mini-cab firms are to be given a one-year trial where they will be able to use some bus lanes in Hanley.
CANNOCK-based materials handling firm Briggs Equipment is investing £10.5m in its short-term rental fleet.
TRAFFIC volumes along the M6 Toll have seen an improvement as operators claim improved customer confidence in the route.
ONLINE retail giant Amazon has said it is to create another 1,000 jobs at its eight fulfilment centres in the UK, including its base at Rugeley.
CANNOCK-based Briggs Equipment has won a new contract worth £250,000 to supply materials handling equipment to remanufacturer of automotive parts Car Parts Industries (CPI).
TWO chartered accountancy firms in Staffordshire are to merge in order to strengthen their business offering to the region.
TREBOR Developments and Hortons Estate have secured TK Maxx and Burger King as tenants for their Gateway Retail Park joint venture in Cannock.
More than 900 jobs are being created by hardware and DIY retailer Screwfix, it was revealed today as George Osborne visited the West Midlands.
Cannock Chase Council has joined forces with Bescot Promotions to launch a Christmas card competition for young people living in the District.
A pioneering new community energy initiative to make Cannock Chase greener while helping the Council’s tenants cut their energy bills is being launched on Tuesday November 4th at Cannock Chase Council Offices at 7.30 pm...
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Global company Hellermann Tyton are proposing to relocate their UK Sales and Distribution Centre to Cannock.
Response by Cannock Chase District Council to Katy Stone on 28 October 2014 .
Parents and communities are being asked to take part in a major public consultation on proposals to change how the county council helps parents to give their children the best start in life.
The Superfast Staffordshire broadband project has now enabled over 20,000 homes and businesses in Staffordshire with the ability to receive fibre broadband since engineering work began in May this year.
Time to clear some space on your fridge, as the District’s new waste and recycling calendars are on the way.
Things are getting spooky again in Hednesford this Halloween with the Lantern Story Walk returning to the town.
Police are appealing for witnesses to an incident at 7.20pm on the M6 on Monday 27 October.
Staffordshire Police will be holding a two-week opportunity for people to surrender unwanted firearms and ammunition starting 27 October to 9 November 2014.
A sixth man was jailed today for his role in the sexual exploitation of a child in Staffordshire.
One of Staffordshire Police’s most successful employees has retired after eight years loyal service, dog and pup.
We received a call from colleagues in the ambulance service at around 7.30 pm on Sunday 19 October requesting assistance under the Mental Health Act at an address on Wat Tyler Close in Rugeley.
Staffordshire Police taking part in the third collaboration between UK and European forces in tackling international criminality on the UK road network.
New legislation will give power to victims of anti-social behaviour to request a review of how their cases have been handled.
The Staffordshire branches of two national advocacy groups have pledged their support to a campaign led by Staffordshire Police to stem the tide of cyberbullying in the county.
Staffordshire Police is to roll out a series of high-tech devices to car owners who are at higher risk of having their houses broken into and the keys to luxury cars stolen.
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