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How to save money at Drayton Manor Theme Park in 2018 

17 Feb 18

The family-friendly attraction is tempting Staffordshire families with four tickets for the brilliant price of 80.

Teen jailed after driving at 90mph on A500 and smashing into petrol station wall 

4 Feb 18

Marcus Capewell banned from roads for three years after driving dangerously in Stoke-on-Trent and Cannock…

Men who rammed police car during getaway jailed 

1 Feb 18

The pair were caught dealing drugs in south Staffordshire.

Man performs sex act at Staffordshire fishing pool 

25 Jan 18

The man fled after police were called to the fishing pool on Cannock Chase…

The fight is on for Penkridge Library for the second time 

22 Jan 18

Campaigners managed to stop the county council transferring it into the community in 2014…

Woman’s body found in woods in Staffordshire 

20 Jan 18

Police found the body in Cannock this morning…

Police concerned for missing 57-year-old woman 

17 Jan 18

Sandra, from Stafford, was last seen boarding a bus towards Cannock…

Call to stop Stafford commuters taking up all of village’s free parking 

16 Jan 18

Penkridge Parish Council wants to make some parking spaces short stay…

Drayton Manor Park is recruiting for its 2018 season 

16 Jan 18

The Staffordshire theme park is holding a recruitment event later this month…

A5 closed following accident near M6 

15 Jan 18

The road is likely to remain closed for several hours after the accident near Cannock…

Personally Speaking: ‘We need to attract more high-paid jobs’ 

8 Jan 18

Jack Brereton says secondary schools in the south of the city are improving.

M42 closed between Junction 9 and Junction 10 following serious collision as Warwickshire Police investigate 

5 Jan 18

Warwickshire Police remain at the scene following the accident on the M42 Northbound between Junction 9 and Junction 10 near Tamworth and the Staffordshire/Warwickshire border.

Appeal after police station and patrol cars doused in petrol 

26 Dec 17

The incident happened at 5.30am on Christmas Day at Rugeley Police Station when officers inside the building smelled petrol.

15-year-old Staffordshire cyclist airlifted to hospital after road accident 

21 Dec 17

The teenager, from Rugeley, was airlifted to Birmingham Children’s Hospital…

Horses on loose in road 

2 Dec 17

The animals are loose in the Cannock area…

Police name man, 71, who died in Staffordshire road accident 

29 Nov 17

Maurice was rushed to hospital after the accident in Cannock but died of his injuries…

Prisoner fighting for move to open prison 

28 Nov 17

Vigrass was handed a life sentence in 2002 for seriously injuring a Cannock bouncer…

£1.4m five bed property is filled with features 

24 Nov 17

This charming former mill in Longdon provides stunning accommodation with plenty of character.

Teenagers attempt to rob pregnant woman in Wombourne 

17 Nov 17

The incident took place on Park Avenue in Wombourne…

Plane overshoots Staffordshire runway and crashes in field 

16 Nov 17

The accident took place at Halfpenny Green Airport in Bobbington in South Staffordshire…

Pottery industry welcomes Gavin Williamson’s appointment as Defence Secretary 

2 Nov 17

The South Staffordshire MP had a ‘real job’ at Aynsley China before entering politics…

Penkridge Beer Festival gets set to attract the crowds 

28 Sep 17

More than 20 ales will be on offer this weekend…

Penkridge sisters fight back after being diagnosed with the same cancer within months of each other 

27 Sep 17

The two are both in remission for thyroid cancer…

Readers call for Andy and Louise to return after Signal1’s ‘epic fail’ 

24 Sep 17

One of their replacements, Jennie Longdon, left the station this week…

Children were the inspiration for Kate’s market idea in Penkridge 

24 Sep 17

The first children’s market proved a hit in the village…