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Lichfield racing driver Ant Whorton-Eales signs for AmD Tuning 

14 Feb 17

Renault Clio Cup 2016 champion Ant Whorton-Eales is “delighted” to join AmD tuning for the 2017 season of the British Touring Car Championship .


Sport
Leek Town boss disappointed fixture with Spalding United was postponed 

8 Feb 17

Leek Town manager Ant Danylyk was left frustrated as their fixture with Spalding United was postponed.


Business
Irregular Choice Comes To Staffordshire 

12 Dec 16

English shoe brand, Irregular Choice is, as the name suggests, footwear for those who want to stand out from the crowd.


Sport
Leek Town boss Danylyk says Blues must hit back after heavy league loss 

6 Dec 16

Leek Town player-manager Ant Danylyk says his side must show a reaction to the heavy 6-0 away defeat they suffered at the hands of league leaders Shaw Lane AFC on Saturday.


Sport
Newcastle RUFC coach Dean Rodwell confident of reaching third consecutive final 

2 Dec 16

Newcastle RUFC coach Dean Rodwell is confident the club can overcome Burntwood in their Staffordshire Intermediate Cup semi-final and secure a place in a third straight final.


Sport
Lichfield’s Beacon Park Golf Club backs initiative to speed up the game by offering nine-hole rounds 

21 Nov 16

Staffordshire’s Beacon Park Golf Club are backing a national campaign called Golf Express to speed up the sport by offering nine-hole rounds.


Sport
South Staffordshire Sailing Club members to receive awards from Princess Anne 

18 Nov 16

Three sailors are to receive Royal Yachting Association awards from Princess Anne in recognition of their contribution to the South Staffordshire Sailing Club.


Sport
Longton and Stoke back in league action after Staffordshire Cup Semi-Final tie 

18 Nov 16

Staffordshire Cup finalists Longton will host Broadstreet this weekend at Longton Rugby Club in Trentham Lakes.


News
Shenstone villagers to have say on future housing plans in referendum 

15 Nov 16

Villagers in  Shenstone  in Staffordshire will have a say on future housing developments when they vote in a referendum.


Sport
Stafford Spartans basketball coach Rob Jessop optimistic despite defeat by Rugeley in first ever game 

15 Nov 16

Newly established basketball club Stafford Spartans lost their first ever game 75-40 to Rugeley Raptors on Saturday.


Sport
Stafford Spartans Basketball team set for competitive debut 

11 Nov 16

Competitive basketball is back on the scene in Stafford as the newly-formed Stafford Spartans get ready to take to the court for their first ever game this weekend.


News
Bonfire night 2016: What Staffordshire has to offer 

4 Nov 16

Thousands are expected to turn out for this weekend’s Bonfire events on November 5.


Sport
Lichfield’s Natasha Hunt excited ahead of England rugby return 

4 Nov 16

England rugby international Natasha Hunt has revealed her excitement to be back involved with the recently-rebranded Red Roses national side ahead of their Old Mutual Wealth International Series.


Sport
Olympic rugby star Natasha Hunt still adapting to life back in the Women’s Premiership 

29 Oct 16

Lichfield scrum-half Natasha Hunt has revealed that she is struggling to adapt to life back in the Women’s Rugby Premiership after a summer at the Olympics.


Sport
Lichfield rugby star Natasha Hunt confident of Women’s Premiership success 

28 Oct 16

Lichfield scrum-half Natasha Hunt is confident that the club can win the Women’s Rugby Premiership this year.


News
Tamworth Herald retains title of Midlands Newspaper of the Year 

21 Oct 16

The Tamworth Herald has retained its title of ‘Midlands Newspaper of the Year’ for the second year running.


Sport
Lichfield’s Emily Scarratt leads surge in women’s rugby participation after 2014 World Cup win 

8 Oct 16

More women and girls are playing rugby in Staffordshire than ever before according to the sport’s governing body.


Sport
Cricket: Staffordshire seek to continue unbeaten start 

5 May 16

 Staffordshire will be looking to continue their winning start to the new cricket season this Sunday.


Sport
Cricket: Staffordshire start season with comfortable win 

26 Apr 16

Peter Wilshaw hit a quick-fire century as Staffordshire won their first match of the new cricket season yesterday, beating Cheshire by 50 runs.


Sport
Stoke Shooters basketball promotion hopes dented by Churchbridge loss 

21 Mar 16

Stoke Shooters basketball team face an agonising wait to see whether they need a title deciding play off match.


Sport
Newcastle-under-Lyme triple jumper on track for his Olympic dream 

15 Mar 16

Newcastle-under-Lyme athlete Ben Williams is just a fudge bar away from his Olympic dream.


Sport
Newcastle Town manager Ivan Lodge ‘progressing well’ after stroke 

11 Mar 16

Newcastle Town manager Ivan Lodge is now out of hospital after suffering a stroke.


Sport
Kidsgrove Athletic’s Pete Ward wants home advantage to count for rest of season 

11 Mar 16

Kidsgrove Athletic manager Pete Ward is looking forward to this weekend’s game against play-off-chasing Basford.


Sport
Newcastle Town manager Ivan Lodge suffers suspected stroke 

7 Mar 16

Newcastle Town manager Ivan lodge has been admitted to hospital following a suspected stroke.


Sport
Newcastle Town’s Robin van der Laan looking for a win against ‘bogey team’ Chasetown 

4 Mar 16

Newcastle Town Director of Football Robin van der Laan is hoping for a much-needed win at home against ‘bogey team’ Chasetown.