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3 hrs ago | Your Leek Paper

Royal British Legion members have returned to the Staffordshire...

Members of the Staffordshire Moorlands branch of the Royal British Legion presenting the plaque from the mayor of Ostend, to Leek Town Mayor Keith Harrison .

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7 hrs ago | Your Leek Paper

Upgraded reed bed starts to attract more wildlife at Lafarge Tarmac in the Staffordshire Moorlands

The latest maintenance work on the reed-beds of a Moorlands cement plant is attracting more wildlife to the area.

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12 hrs ago | Theboltonnews.co.uk

Suspected armed robber being hunted by police after targeting shops in Bolton and Stockport

POLICE are hunting a suspected armed robber who targeted bookmakers, restaurants and off-licences in Bolton and across Greater Manchester.

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13 hrs ago | Hemsworth and South Elmsall Today

Man arrested after five armed robberies across the area

A man has been arrested on suspicion of robbery after five armed raids on shops and petrol stations across the district.

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13 hrs ago | Driffield Today

The ultimate king of papier mache firms

A 19th Century English firm achieved an international reputation in the field of papier mache furnishings and its name on a piece will send the bidding soaring.

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16 hrs ago | Your Leek Paper

Chris Beech, batting for Leek at Hem Heath, helped drive the away side to victory.

LEEK turned the form book on its head with a convincing eight-wicket defeat of fourth placed Hem Heath in the Potteries.

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17 hrs ago | Burton Mail

Sudbury absconder surrenders to police after ten days on the run

The 27-year-old, who had was sentenced to 66 months in May 2012, handed himself over to police in Sutton Coldfield, near Birmingham, 10 days later.

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20 hrs ago | Blackpool Today

Tip-off led to drink arrest

A tip-off to police that a car was being driven erratically in Blackpool resulted in a drunken driver being arrested.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Your Leek Paper

The large Britannia House building in Cheadle Road, Leek, which now stand empty

SPECULATION is mounting over the future of a landmark building in Leek after offices formerly owned by the Britannia Building Society were emptied.

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IcNetwork

Cardiff City supporters' bus window shattered by stone as fans travel home from Port Vale clash

No-one was injured after the stone smashed the outer glazing of a window of a bus on way back from Capital One Cup match A busload of Cardiff City fans leaving the Potteries after the club's League Cup triumph over Port Vale were given a shock after a stone smashed part of a supporters' bus window.

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Newsday

Crash victim is named by police

A man who died in a car crash in Shirley has been named by West Midlands Police as Stephen Beckett.

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Dudleynews.co.uk

Curfew for man who trashed Dudley flat

A MAN who trashed the Dudley flat he shared with his girlfriend when their relationship hit the rocks has been given a three month curfew.

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Stourbridgenews.co.uk

The following appeared at Dudley Magistrates Court between August 18-22:

Christopher Nicholas Welch, aged 24, of Malvern Crescent, Holly Hall, was fined A 73 for possessing cannabis in Brierley Hill on May 27. He must pay a victim surcharge of A 20 and A 85 court costs.

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Your Leek Paper

Staffordshire Police Cars Behind Bars scheme to crack down on...

A total of 2,500 vehicles have been seized in a crackdown on car insurance dodgers in Staffordshire - enough to stretch to 10,000 metres if placed end to end.

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Your Leek Paper

Male arrested for drugs offences in Cheadle as part of Operation Nemesis

They targeted the address in Prince George Street after receiving information from members of the public concerning suspicious activity at the property.

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Your Leek Paper

Family Fun Day supports suicide charity in memory of Bryn Cowen

AN event to raise money for a charity working to help prevent young people from taking their own lives has raised A 250.

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Ashbourne News Telegraph

Community First Responders: Learning skills to help save lives in rural emergencies

SAVING group of volunteers is being given extra training to boost their capabilities to deal with emergencies in rural areas around Ashbourne.

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Black Country Bugle

Reminder of Sedgley's dark past

YOU may not recognise this Black Country scene, it has altered so much in the 100 years or so since this picture was taken, but the church spire may give you a clue.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Cryptomundo

Mothman Festival 2014

In case you're around and want to come along, I'll be speaking at the annual Mothman Festival in Point Pleasant, West Virginia on the weekend of Sept 20-21.

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Your Leek Paper

Leek Blues will be back this Autumn

Leekblues, the organising committee behind the festival, are pleased to announce that the town's newly-opened Premier Inn is this year's title sponsor.

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