Staffordshire news and blogs Monday 22 January 2018
Advanced

 

BBC News

11388 stories

RSS feed for BBC News

 

News
Pay what you want at the Coventry cafe which serves thrown away food 

22 Jan 18

The Real Junk Food Project collects unsold food and turns it into meals made by volunteers.


News
Engineering firm invests £65m in new Warwickshire sites 

22 Jan 18

Lontra, which makes industrial compressors, says a new factory will open in Warwickshire this year.


News
Wolves: Championship leaders follow Forest defeat with warm weather training trip 

22 Jan 18

“We need vitamin D”, says boss Nuno as Championship leaders Wolves head off for a week’s warm weather training in Spain.


News
Red Arrows death firm admits failings 

22 Jan 18

Ejector seat firm admits health & safety breach after Red Arrows pilot died when ejected from jet on ground in 2011…


News
Brain put in wrong body among mortuary failures 

21 Jan 18

Mortuary errors included one person’s brain being held by a hospital for 22 years after his death.


News
Cyrille Regis: Football pays tribute after death of former England international 

20 Jan 18

The Premier League pays tribute to the memory of Cyrille Regis with a minute’s applause at Saturday’s games.


News
Birmingham care workers protest over shift changes 

20 Jan 18

Unison says its protest is “a last resort” against the changes by Birmingham City Council.


News
Images released after Birmingham football derby disorder 

20 Jan 18

Detectives have appealed for help from the public to identify the men in the images.


News
Skip lorry driver killed in Stratford-upon-Avon bus crash 

20 Jan 18

Warwickshire Police is appealing for information after the accident on Warwick Road.


News
Solihull Moors v Woking 

20 Jan 18

Live coverage of Saturday’s National League game between Solihull Moors and Woking.


News
Coventry City v Swindon Town 

20 Jan 18

Live coverage of Saturday’s League Two game between Coventry City and Swindon Town.


News
Events to move for Wolverhampton Civic Hall £38m revamp 

20 Jan 18

Wolverhampton Civic Hall will close until 2020 as it undergoes significant repairs.


News
Corby English teacher sought by author 40 years on 

20 Jan 18

Chris Young’s life fell apart when his mother died – his English teacher Lynn Ward turned it around.


News
Opanin Edwards: Solihull Moors sign teenage Bristol City midfielder on loan 

19 Jan 18

Solihull Moors sign teenage midfielder Opanin Edwards from Bristol City on a loan deal until the end of the season.


News
Birmingham 2022: Shooting dropped from Commonwealth Games 

19 Jan 18

Commonwealth Games Federation boss David Grevemberg backs Birmingham’s decision to drop shooting from the 2022 Games.


News
Erdington dance teacher Neil Harris jailed for sex abuse 

19 Jan 18

Neil Harris was investigated after a victim searched Google and found he was still teaching.


News
Strictly Tour begins in Birmingham 

19 Jan 18

Last year’s winner Joe McFadden will once again partner with Katya Jones and compete against fellow celebrities.


News
Knifepoint robbery at Tesco Express in Nuneaton 

19 Jan 18

Staff were not injured, but were “extremely distressed” by the incident in Nuneaton, police say.


News
Preston North End v Birmingham City 

19 Jan 18

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday’s Championship game between Preston North End and Birmingham City.


News
Wolverhampton Poundland worker sprayed with bleach 

19 Jan 18

The staff member was attacked by a customer she asked not to queue-jump, police say.


News
Crewe sign Newcastle’s Dan Barlaser and Aston Villa’s Harry McKirdy on loan 

19 Jan 18

Crewe Alexandra sign Newcastle United midfielder Dan Barlaser and Aston Villa forward Harry McKirdy on loan.


News
Wolverhampton Wanderers v Nottingham Forest 

19 Jan 18

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday’s Championship game between Wolves and Nottingham Forest.


News
Pilot Andrew McIntosh denies murdering wife 

19 Jan 18

Patricia McIntosh was found dead with serious head injuries at her village home in Warwickshire.


News
Rail link planned in time for Coventry city of culture 

19 Jan 18

The “unique” driverless system would shuttle visitors from the station to Coventry’s cultural attractions.


News
Ipswich sign Tottenham’s Cameron Carter-Vickers & Birmingham’s Stephen Gleeson 

19 Jan 18

Ipswich sign Tottenham defender Cameron Carter-Vickers and Birmingham midfielder Stephen Gleeson until the end of the season.