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1 hr ago | Crewe Guardian

Fashion show to support new St Luke's centre

A FASHION show will be one of the highlights of an action-packed weekend raising money for a new South Cheshire hospice and training centre.

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4 hrs ago | Staffordshire Newsletter

Falklands War veteran was travelling at over 100mph on M6 before fatal crash near Stone inquest told

A FALKLANDS War veteran was travelling at over 100mph on his motorbike shortly before it collided with two others on the M6 near Stone, an inquest heard.

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5 hrs ago | Staffordshire Newsletter

Staffordshire firefighters cigarette warning after fatal blaze

Staffordshire firefighters are warning of the dangers from discarded cigarettes after a blaze caused by a cigarette setting fire to a chair claimed the life of a woman.

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9 hrs ago | Harwich and Manningtree Standard

'Bucket-list' teenager raises 1m

A 19-year-old man with terminal cancer who set up a bucket-list of things to do before he dies has raised more than A 1 million for charity - as he signed off with "a final thumbs-up".

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9 hrs ago | BBC News

VIDEO: Cancer teen reaches A 1m target

Stephen Sutton, 19, from Burntwood, in Staffordshire, was diagnosed with bowel cancer aged 15 and started raising funds for the Teenage Cancer Trust.

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10 hrs ago | South End Standard

Bridge strike causes train cancellations

A LORRY hitting a railway bridge caused a cancellations and delays on the Greater Anglia line from Southend Victoria to London Liverpool Street this morning.

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13 hrs ago | Crewe Guardian

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service fire engine

CHESHIRE fire chiefs are warning people not to leave e-cigarettes on charge for long periods of time following recent incidents across the UK where devices have exploded.

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13 hrs ago | Stourbridgenews.co.uk

Black Country pub burglar jailed

Trevor Hollis, targeted various pubs in Stourbridge and Dudley, stealing charity boxes and money from gaming machines, pool tables and juke boxes.

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14 hrs ago | Ashbourne News Telegraph

Easter bank holiday traffic sees town's roads grind to a halt

ASHBOURNE town centre ground to a halt once again over Easter, as large numbers of vehicles attempted to pass through en route to tourist hotspots such as Dovedale and Bakewell.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Newsday

Cigarette 'caused fatal home fire'

A bungalow fire which killed a 76-year-old woman in Staffordshire was caused by a discarded cigarette, firefighters have revealed.

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Salisbury Journal

'Squalid' Brinsford 'should close'

There have been calls for a young offenders institution to be closed down after inspectors found that inmates were living in "squalid conditions" among the worst ever seen.

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BBC News

Surgeon fired for 'inaccurate' data

Ian Wilson was dismissed from Queen Elizabeth Hospital after an internal investigation suggested he was under-reporting the time patients spent on a heart-lung bypass machine.

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Knutsford Guardian

New look restaurant at Tatton helps borough charities

An improved layout for visitors with an 'up to date' Burista coffee machine, fresh colours, and stylish new furniture gave the opportunity to help some worthwhile causes.

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Dudleynews.co.uk

Four Dudley thugs jailed for stripping and beating man with learning difficulties

The men were each sentenced to three-and-a-half years behind bars after a jury found them guilty of a sustained attack on a 23-year-old man with learning difficulties.

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Halesowennews.co.uk

TICKETS to see UKIP party leader Nigel Farage MEP when he stops off in Dudley have now sold out.

Mr Farage, the face of the UK Independence Party, will be speaking at an open public meeting at Dudley Town Hall, St James Road, on Friday April 25 ahead of the forthcoming European elections.

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Black Country Bugle

Black Country train trips for pleasure parties

WE KNOW our army of steam railway fans will love this curiosity, which has recently become part of the fascinating collection assembled by Graham Hughes, retired historian of Wolverhampton Wanderers.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Your Leek Paper

Gerald Mee will be presenting a film night for Leek Town Mayor John Fisher

Gerald Mee, who lives in Leek and is well-known for his filming many monumental events, will be showing a number of his edits at The Leek Mayor's Charity Show on Friday, May 16, at The Foxlowe Arts Centre in Leek.

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Bromsgrove Standard

Crowds flock for a bank holiday on the buses in Wythall

CROWDS flocked to Wythall Transport Museum on Easter Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday to embark on nostalgic bus trips to Birmingham, Henley-in-Arden and around local villages.

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Bournemouth Echo

50-year-old bus returns for tour of Bournemouth

The Bournemouth Corporation vehicle is kept at Stoke-on-Trent but was brought back to the town by a group of transport enthusiasts.

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Your Leek Paper

Residents unhappy with vehicles parking on grass verges on Fowlchurch Road in Leek

Residents claim grass verges and a walkway outside their homes are being damaged by contractors working on a housing development.

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