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PLEASE HELP: Blind war veteran appeals for return of medals lost… 

25 Jun

A blind D-Day veteran has made an emotional appeal for help to find some of his Second World War medals which were lost at a service station on the M6 in Staffordshire.


Video: Crash on the M6 leaves car wedged under lorry – the… 

23 Jun

This footage of an accident on the M6 yesterday shows the incredible escape of three people - with their car wedged firmly under a HGV.


Report backs plan for 12 new homes on land next to Chase Terrace Primary School 

23 Jun

Twelve new homes are likely to be built on land next to Chase Terrace Primary School after a report backed the proposals.


Cyclist left in critical condition after A513 crash had collided with another rider 

21 Jun

Ambulance crews say a cyclist left in a critical condition after a crash near Lichfield was injured in a “freak accident”.


Cyclist in critical condition after crash on the A513 near Lichfield 

21 Jun

A cyclist is in a critical condition after a crash near Lichfield.


Warning to dog walkers after blue-green algae appears at Chasewater 

20 Jun

Dog walkers are being urged to keep their animals out of the water at Chasewater after the appearance of blue-green algae.


Councillors urged to reject plan for new traveller site in Stonnall 

19 Jun

A report has urged councillors to block proposals for a new traveller site in Stonnall.


Spectators thanked for supporting 2017 Staffordshire Ironman athletes 

19 Jun

Supporters in Lichfield and Burntwood have been thanked for turning out to support athletes taking on the 2017 Staffordshire Ironman race.


In pictures: Athletes take part in 2017 Staffordshire Ironman event 

19 Jun

More than 2,000 athletes took on the challenge as the Ironman event returned to Lichfield and Burntwood for the third year running.


Stoke-on-Trent’s new Tory MP Jack Brereton backs May ‘to get on… 

15 Jun

Stoke-on-Trent's first Conservative MP in 82 years is giving his full backing to embattled Prime Minister Theresa May.


M6 Toll is sold to investment group IFM 

15 Jun

The loss-making road was put up for sale for nearly £2bn last year.


Lichfield and Hatherton Canals Trust says a third of £1million tunnel fundraising target has been reached 

14 Jun

A campaign to raise £1million to build a canal tunnel under the cross city railway line in Lichfield has reached almost a third of its target.


Brothers among gang convicted after Burntwood bank robbery 

13 Jun

Three brothers are among five men convicted after a bank robbery in Burntwood.


Plan for shops and flats on site of former garage in Burntwood 

12 Jun

The site of a former garage in Burntwood could be used for a new retail and residential development.


Man, 39, charged after double arson attack at hospital and… 

9 Jun

Police have charged a 39-year-old man with arson following fires at Stoke-on-Trent's main university campus and biggest hospital within 75 minutes of each other.


A50 to remain open as overnight closures end early 

9 Jun

Drivers will once again be able to use the westbound A50 during the night as the scheduled closures have ended early.


VIDEO: Stoke-on-Trent’s first Tory MP in 82 years vows to deliver… 

9 Jun

Victorious Jack Brereton has vowed to help deliver a Brexit which works for Stoke-on-Trent after becoming the city's first Tory MP since 1935.


General Election 2017: Full results for 9 seats in North… 

9 Jun

The General Election has produced a hung parliament with the Conservatives as the largest party but short of an overall majority.


Election results 2017: Tories gain Stoke-on-Trent South seat after 82 years 

9 Jun

Jack Brereton, 25, will be one of the youngest Conservative MPs in the House.


VIDEO: GENERAL ELECTION 2017: Labour’s Paul Farrelly holds onto… 

9 Jun

Labour's Paul Farrelly has defied the odds to hold onto his Newcastle seat by just 30 votes securing one of the tiniest majorities in the UK.


VIDEO: General Election: Conservative Jack Brereton makes history… 

9 Jun

Jack Brereton has made history by becoming Stoke-on-Trent's first Conservative MP in 86 years.


VIDEO: GENERAL ELECTION 2017: Ruth Smeeth holds onto Stoke-on-Tre… 

9 Jun

Re-elected Labour MP Ruth Smeeth has hailed an 'extraordinary night in British politics' after retaining her Stoke-on-Trent North seat.


VIDEO: OVO Energy Women’s Tour riders complete course in North… 

9 Jun

Cycling enthusiasts were able to cheer on their Olympic heroes as champion riders returned to North Staffordshire.


Man has ear bitten off on petrol station forecourt in Rugeley 

8 Jun

A 22-year-old man has had his ear bitten off in a serious assault on a petrol station forecourt.


Plans drawn up to transform Armitage pub into six-bedroom house 

8 Jun

Plans have been unveiled to convert an Armitage pub into a residential property.


Sentinel readers react to axed Signal 1 DJ Louise Stones’ BBC… 

7 Jun

Yesterday BBC Radio Stoke bosses announced axed Signal 1 DJ Louise Stones will be presenting a new Saturday afternoon show.


M6 closed after ‘serious’ collision 

6 Jun

Part of the M6 is closed this morning following a 'serious' collision.


Plans resubmitted for new bowling green in Longdon 

5 Jun

Plans have been resubmitted for a new bowling green in Longdon.


Missing person appeal after 33-year-old Cannock man fails to turn… 

30 May

A 33-year-old Staffordshire man has been reported missing after failing to turn up for work.


New employment project for people with sight loss to launch in Lichfield after charity wins £144,000 of funding 

25 May

A project that helps those living with sight loss in Lichfield to find work will be launched after a charity was awarded £144,000.


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