A convicted bank robber who masterminded a plot to smuggle heroin into the prison where he was held has been jailed for a further five years.
Work has started on a housing development at a former industrial site in Penkridge which will see at least 330 homes built.
A gas leak at a building site next to the busy A449 closed the road between Penkridge and Stafford for around two hours this afternoon.
Burglars escaped with a haul of tools thought to be worth about £20,000 in a break-in today at a factory in Acton Trussell.
An action group has been set up to tackle yobbish behaviour in pubs around Penkridge.
Lichfield primary school children were given an insight into the importance of waterways in the Victorian period when they visited the city’s canal restoration project.
Woods at a protected nature site in Wombourne were set on fire by arsonists.
A south Staffordshire prison officer has lost his job after being found with child porn.
The Department for Education’s move to introduce accreditation of children’s social workers risks being ‘punitive’ to practitioners rather than developing their skills, MPs have been told.
Drivers faced rush-hour chaos around Perton as emergency roadworks triggered major delays.
The government will expand the number of social work teaching partnerships as it looks to “raise the quality” of trainees and teaching.
Shoppers have helped boost the Lichfield and Hatherton Canals Restoration Trust.
A support service run by St Giles Hospice has been recognised with a national award.
Hapless vandals throwing eggs at houses in Penkridge left behind a receipt at one of their victim’s homes.
A dog was stolen from its owners' home during a burglary in South Staffordshire.
A public inquiry has been called over the creation of a £4 million crematorium on green belt land in South Staffordshire .
More South Staffordshire news
Staffordshire will be looking to continue their winning start to the new cricket season this Sunday.
The Club is looking for businesses to take advertising space in it’s annual tournament programme.
Our re-arranged Orienteering Event is to be held this coming weekend at Mansty Woods on the West slopes of Cannock Chase.
Congratulations to Bob Dredge on a fantastic podium place in the M65 class at the British Champs on Brown Clee.
Results here Splitsbrowser here Winsplits here Routegadget here...
Congratulations to Iain Stamp, Mark Stodgell and Mike Barnby on an impressive 3rd place in the highly competitive Men’s Short at the British Relay Champs.
“Pats on the back” are numerous this week for several reasons.
DRIVERS using the M6 southbound near Birmingham have been warned of long delays to this morning\'s rush hour because of an accident and fuel spillage.
Agency purchases farmhouse in South Staffordshire to start new chapter...
There are currently reports of major disruption to the M6 nothbound through the conurbation due to two incidents involving broken down vehicles.
THERE are reports of very slow traffic and congestion on the M6 north of Birmingham, where a car fire has blocked one lane.
WHETHER the M6 Toll should be made free to use during emergencies is set to be debated in the House of Commons today.
THE M6 northbound in Birmingham has reopened after being closed for 10 hours following a major fuel spillage.
THE M6 northbound in Birmingham is closed at Spaghetti Junction (J6) because of a serious fuel spillage covering the whole carriageway.
Request sent to South Staffordshire District Council by R Gilmore on 5 May 2016 .
A dozen bags of rubbish dumped to side of road - hopefully containing some evidence for a prosecution Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Orton Lane, Lower Penn Report on FixMyStreet...
Tyres and a number of large (red and blue) gas bottles dumped over fence on to land at Brownshore pools along Brownshore Lane in 2 separate locations.
Scum twelve bags of rubbish dumped to pull in - hopefully with some ID to aid a persecution Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Lawn Lane, Pendeford Report on FixMyStreet...
Forest of Mercia Spring Fair...
Penkridge Community Fire Station marked a milestone today when a time capsule was buried in its grounds.
A recruitment drive looking for retained firefighters to help protect the people of Brewood is currently running.
A recruitment drive looking for retained firefighters to help protect the people of Penkridge is currently running.
Bilbrook and Codsall Community Fire Station marked a milestone when a time capsule was buried in its grounds.
Firefighters from Brewood returned victorious after winning fourth place in the World Rescue Trauma Challenge competition in Portugal.
Bilbrook and Codsall Community Fire Station will mark a milestone on November 4 when a time capsule is buried in its grounds.
Kinver’s new community fire station was officially opened during a special ceremony this week.
Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, visited volunteers at Great Wyrley Jobs Fair held at Great Wyrley Community Centre.
Today is the day we can cast our vote in the local election.
Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, visited the Central Orchid Society at their 60th Anniversary show at Perton Civic Centre.
The Swan Inn, Walsall Road, Gt Wyrley.
Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, visited pupils at St Paul’s School, Coven to congratulate them on their efforts to raise awareness of dog fouling along their route to school.
Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, celebrated the first ever Staffordshire Day at Essington Fruit Farm.
Major Orton and me went to this on Wednesday night – a cancelled gig from last year as Dave Cousins was ill or had an accident.
Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, celebrated all things Perton when he attended Wild About Perton’s 10th anniversary at Perton’s Spring Festival, at Perton Library.
Date: Fri, 2016-04-29 10:22 Description: South Staffordshire Housing Association (SSHA) is celebrating the presentation of a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation to technology specialist Mobysoft.
Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, visited HomeServe last week to hear more about the home repairs and insurance group.
Spring 1991, and Ken carries me over the threshold of what will be our home for the next 25 years.
This has been said elsewhere but I crave for a day when you don’t have to deal with a bloody call centre! Today, I’ve had to phone three of them and all despite the best efforts of the internet.
Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has welcomed progress in the Home Office in the issues concerning crime statistics relating to incidents that happen in prisons in the Featherstone and Brinsford area and their separation from crime ...
Kinver Library needs volunteers to ensure it’s here for future generations.
Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, attended the annual St George’s Day parade over the weekend in Great Wyrley.
Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has welcomed falling crime figures from the Crime Survey for England and Wales.
Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, visited Codsall Flowers at their shop this weekend to celebrate 20 years of being in business at their shop.
The Preparatory Department attended the Staffordshire Schools Cross Country Event on 1st March...
World Book Day 4th March - Students dressed in their favourite book characters.
Maths Team Challenge at Keele University...
Preparatory pupils visit Enginuity at Ironbridge...
- Sunset over Wombourne
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