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49 min ago | Thewestmorland Gazette
THE Health and Safety Executive have launched an investigation after a man died following a fall from a pylon in north Cumbria.
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3 hrs ago | Staffordshire Newsletter
ORGANISERS of a series of special events in Stafford to commemorate the centenary of the First World War are trying to track down the relatives of the men from the area killed in 1914.
AFTER months of line-learning and rehearsals, a cast and crew of more than 100 pupils from a Marchington school lifted the curtain on the end-of-year production.
A UTTOXETER charity has 'with great sadness' closed its doors as its increasing demand meant trustees could no longer keep it sustainable.
Family, friends, staff and residents defied the bad weather to help Hoar Cross Nursing Home raise 1,700 towards more activities and new equipment for residents.
BLACK Country theatre group The Fizzogs have become an internet sensation after a video of their comedy dance performance at Stourbridge Carnival was posted online.
A violent criminal was freed on license only to stab his mother's neighbour to death with a pair of SCISSORS - just 21 days after being released from prison.
Jason Boote, 39, of Keates Avenue, Stafford, pleaded guilty to two charges of assault on May 18. He was given an 18-month community order, including 200 hours' unpaid work, ordered to pay A 200 compensation, a A 60 victim surcharge and A 85 costs.
Jones, pictured below, was nearly two times the drink-drive limit when his Vauxhall Astra collided with a central reservation, causing his wheel to come off.
Changes to the collection of green waste were mooted by East Staffordshire Borough Council earlier this year as a way to save money from the authority's ever-reducing budget, much to the annoyance of opposition councillors and some members of the public.
Mail photographer Simon Deacon was out and about in Cadley Hill Road, this afternoon, when he was given a water show to remember.
Kieran Daniel Taplin, aged 25, of Hartlebury Road, Oldbury, was discharged conditionally for 12 months for stealing alcohol, worth A 6.50, from New Farm Store, Lye, on April 16. He was ordered to pay compensation of A 6.50, a victim surcharge of A 15 and A 85 court costs.
RESIDENTS and community leaders have called for a rethink on plans to award a A 12million contract for cancer and end of life care in Staffordshire.
The rising literary star's second novel Taken has made the shortlist for the Dudley Teen Book Awards, which are now in their fourth year.
The team behind Councillor Gerald Lee Park are encouraging people to dig out their finest headgear and join them in celebrating its official opening on Saturday, July 19. A scrap of derelict land underneath a billboard has been transformed by a devoted group of green fingered volunteers into a colourful park, measuring just 25 square metres.
Stafford Festival Shakespeare's production of As You Like It at Stafford Castle, which runs until Saturday, has attracted hordes of theatregoers laden with picnic baskets, enjoying an alfresco feast before the main event.
Updated: Thu Jul 10, 2014 06:11 am
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