Staffordshire news and blogs Thursday 16 August 2018
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Three Staffordshire buildings honoured at the RICS Awards 2018 

3 May 18

Three of Staffordshire’s newest and most innovative projects have been honoured at the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Awards.

FootGolf: From Staffordshire to the world stage 

2 May 18

What is FootGolf? FootGolf is a sport where two disciplines combine, to create a game accessible for all the family and at a professional level.

What to do this summer in Staffordshire 

27 Apr 18

Summer is fast approaching and there are lots of things to do in Staffordshire that you might not have even considered.

North Wales man who ‘became a monster’ jailed for historic Tamworth rape case 

20 Apr 18

A man from North Wales who raped a 15-year-old girl in Staffordshire in the 1980’s, was sentenced at Stafford Crown Court yesterday (April 19).

Staffordshire residents honoured for bravery at awards ceremony 

23 Mar 18

An awards ceremony to honour members of the public who have supported the West Midlands Ambulance Service and helped to save lives took place last week.

Millions of pounds wasted on unused prescriptions, reveal Staffordshire pharmacists 

23 Mar 18

EXCLUSIVE A Staffordshire pharmacist has revealed the full cost of unused NHS prescriptions, after he had to bin 42 unused inhalers worth more than £2,500.

Investigation launched after man attempts to grab boy in Tamworth 

22 Mar 18

Staffordshire Police are investigating reports that a man in a van attempted to grab a 12-year-old boy by his jumper in Tamworth on Monday (March 19).

Stoke City goalkeeper Jack Butland thanks new Southampton boss Mark Hughes for handing him his ‘big break’ 

21 Mar 18

Stoke City goalkeeper Jack Butland has thanked former Potters manager Mark Hughes for giving him his ‘big break’ in the Premier League, and says he hopes the Welshman can keep the Saints up – just not at Stoke’s expense…

Lichfield powerlifter Liam Turnbull aiming to better his own record-breaking numbers 

16 Mar 18

After setting two British records to win the GPC-GB Midland Qualifier Teen Class in February, Liam Turnbull is chalking up for another competition next month.

Our top 5 favourite hotels where you can rest your head in Staffordshire 

11 Mar 18

Whether you are seeking the breath-taking scenery of the Peak District National Park, the captivating pottery history at The Emma Bridgewater Factory, or the adventures at Alton Towers, there is something for everyone in our wonderful county of …

Two arrested on suspicion of drug offences in Tamworth 

9 Mar 18

An intelligence-led operation has led to two men being arrested on suspicion of drug offences in Tamworth.

Leicester man sentenced to 12 years after stabbing friend 9 times 

23 Feb 18

A Leicester man has been jailed for 12 years for the manslaughter of his friend, following a trial at Stafford Crown Court today (February 23).

Have you seen missing woman, Suzanne King? 

23 Feb 18

Staffordshire Police are appealing for anyone who may have seen a woman who went missing yesterday (February 22).

Tamworth outdoor cinema movies revealed 

23 Feb 18

The votes have been cast and the movies to be screened at Tamworth outdoor cinema inside the castle grounds have been announced.

Staffordshire Police appeal for identity of Tamworth intruder who tricked pensioner 

10 Feb 18

Staffordshire Police are appealing for help to identify a man who tricked and forced his way into a Tamworth pensioner’s home.

What’s On this February half term in North Staffordshire 

9 Feb 18

Half term.

Staffordshire teenage strongman Liam Turnbull smashes GB powerlifting records 

6 Feb 18

Lichfield’s Liam Turnbull set British powerlifting records for Bench Press and Overall Total en route to winning the GPC-GB Midland Qualifier 82.5kg Teen Class on Sunday.

Two Birmingham men charged for carrying knives at Tamworth Railway Station 

29 Jan 18

Two Birmingham men have been charged after armed police were called to Tamworth Railway Station on Saturday (January 27).

Tamworth man who threatened to ‘slit throat’ of ex-girlfriend jailed for 12 years 

26 Jan 18

A man who threatened to slit the throat of his ex girlfriend, has been jailed for attacking her with a knife, Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court heard.

Cinderella: Review 

19 Dec 17

This year the Tamworth Pantomime Company is doing a production of Cinderella, following the success of last year’s show, Jack and the Beanstalk.

Stoke-on-Trent student waits for second call up to DR Congo women’s football team c 

14 Dec 17

Benedite Pambani is currently playing for Port Vale Women’s team as well as studying Sports PR and Journalism at Staffordshire University.

Cinderella at Tamworth Castle Grounds 

8 Dec 17

This year Tamworth Pantomime are putting on Cinderella in the Big Top on the castle grounds.

Review: Aladdin 

6 Dec 17

Christmas is just around the corner folks which means it’s time to get your panto panties on for a night of laughter, spectacle and festive cheer as the Lichfield Garrick Production company bring Aladdin to the stage.

Top 5 must see pantos in Staffordshire this Christmas 

1 Dec 17

It’s almost Panto season…Oh no it isn’t….

Longton Rugby captain confident bad run of form is over 

1 Dec 17

Longton Rugby captain George Glenn, believes the club are in good spirits following their recent run of positive results.