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Firefighters rescue horse stuck in five foot ditch 

21 Aug 17

Firefighters worked for almost three hours to successfully rescue a horse which had become stuck in a ditch.


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Smallthorne teenager hailed a hero after helping to talk her… 

21 Aug 17

A teenager has been hailed as a ‘little angel’ and a ‘hero’ after she talked her troubled brother down from a bridge.


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Body found in secure yard after ‘appearing to fall from roof’ 

19 Aug 17

A man’s body has been found in a secure yard after appearing to fall off the top of the building.


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Staffordshire Police officer found guilty of drink-driving 

18 Aug 17

A Staffordshire Police officer has been found guilty of drink-driving.


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New members appointed to Staffordshire County Council cabinet 

17 Aug 17

Newly-elected members have been appointed to the cabinet at Staffordshire County Council.


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Appeal after 17-year-old girl assaulted in Wombourne in South… 

16 Aug 17

A 17-year-old girl was assaulted in South Staffordshire after being confronted by a group wearing ski-masks.


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Petrol station worker threatened by masked men with hammer 

15 Aug 17

A petrol station worker was threatened by masked men wielding a hammer during an early morning raid.


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The six Staffordshire drug dealers jailed for a total of 28 years 

12 Aug 17

These are the six men jailed yesterday after selling hundreds of thousands of pounds of cocaine on the streets of South Staffordshire.


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Six South Staffordshire drug dealers jailed after dealer… 

11 Aug 17

Six Staffordshire drug dealers have been jailed for almost three decades after one of them overdosed on his own cocaine in a hotel lobby.


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Former Staffordshire Police HQ sold for £15 million to… 

7 Aug 17

More than 10 million will be used to support policing across the county after a constabulary’s former HQ was flogged to developers.


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IPCC investigating claim Staffordshire Police spilled baby’s… 

7 Aug 17

An investigation has been launched after a Staffordshire mum claimed police left the ashes of her dead child scattered across a bedroom.


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Personally Speaking: Jack Brereton: "Time for the world to… 

31 Jul 17

Dawn on the morning of June 9, in the surroundings of the sports hall at Fenton Manor, was a momentous point in time both for me and for Stoke-on-Trent: I was announced as the winner in the election for Stoke-on-Trent South, becoming our city’s first…


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Boy assaulted for £2 near Morrisons in Wilnecote in… 

29 Jul 17

A 15-year-old Staffordshire boy was assaulted by three strangers with the robbers getting away with just 2 from the teenager’s pocket.


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Man taken to major trauma centre after crash between car and HGV 

27 Jul 17

A man was taken to hospital with serious injuries after a collision between a car and a HGV.


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Two men charged after spate of burglaries in Newcastle and Keele 

24 Jul 17

Two men have been charged following a spate of burglaries over the weekend.


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VIDEO: Peace walk through Stoke-on-Trent unites faiths 

24 Jul 17

People of all faiths gathered together to march through Stoke-on-Trent in the name of peace.


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Revealed: Work to start on Hanley’s Hilton hotel this year…… 

20 Jul 17

Work to build a four-star multi-million pound Hilton in the city centre is set to start before the end of the year after plans for the major development were given the go-ahead.


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Stoke-on-Trent South MP Jack Brereton backs City of Culture bid… 

18 Jul 17

The Potteries’ first Tory MP in 82 years has backed Stoke-on-Trent’s City of Culture bid with his first speech in Parliament.


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Businessman facing manslaughter charges after two die in firework… 

17 Jul 17

A businessman is due to appear in court to face charges of gross negligence manslaughter almost three years after two men died in a blaze at a firework factory.


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Personally Speaking (David Frost CBE, DL): ‘We just can’t afford… 

16 Jul 17

Few of us would have predicted the outcome of the General Election.


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Are these the top 20 most haunted places in Staffordshire? 

12 Jul 17

Paranormal investigator Damon Simms, writer of our popular Supernatural Staffordshire column, chooses his 20 spookiest locations from across The Sentinel’s patch Does the tale of Molly Leigh, the so-called witch of Burslem, scare the living daylights…


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Police appeal for people going to see Tom Jones at Forest Live to… 

9 Jul 17

UPDATE: Vera has now been found alive and well.


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Central Forest Park child sexual exploitation suspect to appear… 

9 Jul 17

A 22-year-old man charged with attempting to meet a child in a park after grooming is set to appear in court next month.


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Emergency services investigating after car ends up in South… 

8 Jul 17

Emergency services are investigating after a car crashed into a canal this evening.


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M6 toll road prices to rise – Midland Expressway Limited announce 

8 Jul 17

Motorists using the M6 toll road are set to see prices for using the motorway increase next month the operator has announced.