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Jonathan recognised as an Unsung Hero of NHS
A UTTOXETER accountant who dedicates his time to supporting services helping those with mental health issues has been officially named an unsung hero.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Promotion of Private Watchman V to Lance Corporal....Lance Corporal Watchman V
Colour Sergeant Watchman IV, who was first appointed mascot of the Staffordshire Regiment in March 1999 and later regimental mascot to the Staffordshire Regiment Association, died on December 5 at the grand age of 15. The mascot tradition in the regiments of Staffordshire stretches back to the 19th century and in 1882, the South Staffordshire ... (more)
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Police launch Operation Crachit to deter alcohol-related incidents in Kinver and South Staffs
POLICE will be teaming up with partner organisations to try and deter drink-related incidents in Kinver and across South Staffordshire in the run up to Christmas.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
SERIOUS questions remain unanswered by Burton's mental health trust after it refused to respond to claims there was no crisis provision in the town.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Gavin Williamson with Kinver Rotary Club's Santa Claus at the Kinver Christmas lights switch on.
THE festive season got underway in Kinver last Friday when the village's MP teamed up with Santa Claus to switch on the Christmas lights.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Anti-racist policy gone mad
It was sent out by the head teacher of Littleton Green primary school in South Staffordshire, asking parents' permission for students to take part in a workshop 'explor[ing] other religions' and outlining the consequences of not taking part: 'Refusal to allow your child to attend the trip will result in a racial discrimination note being attached ... (more)
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Martin's beard challenge
Martin Vickers, 49, of Redwood Drive, who works for South Staffordshire Water, has vowed to ditch the razor and grow a beard next month as part of Beating Bowel Cancer's 'Decembeard' campaign.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
'Refusal will result in a Racial Discrimination note being...
We are developing the social individualist meta-context for the future. From the very serious to the extremely frivolous... lets see what is on the mind of the Samizdata people.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Metro UK News
Parents fury at school threatening children with 'racism' ...
Angry parents Donna Ward and Tracy Lakin with their children Caitlyn Lakin, 8, Chloe Ward, 8, and Harry Lakin, 9 outside the school that threatened to hand out 'racial discrimination notes' Furious parents have condemned a school after receiving a letter that said their children would be branded 'racists' if they did not attend a workshop on Islam.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
19/11/13 Water Leaks - Ashby Rd, Newton Rd,, Winshill Water Leak - Off Newton Rd, Winshill
A leak off Newton Road in Winshill, pictured above, has caused a headache for resident Janet Vandore as it is directly outside her house.
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Gardener dug up dozens of World War One medals in his GREENHOUSE
A keen gardener was stunned when he went to dig up some vegetables in his greenhouse - but instead unearthed a haul of World War One MEDALS.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Black Country Bugle
Colour Sergeant Anthony Booth VC settled in Brierley Hill. Here he is ...
TO return to help a comrade during the Zulu War almost always resulted in a man being cut to pieces and mutilated by frenzied Zulu warriors, but that is exactly what Sergeant Anthony Booth and Private Sam Wassall did to gain the Victoria Cross.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
'Infuriating' roadworks block rush hour traffic
Roadworks were installed by South Staffordshire Water on Thursday night and should have been taken out yesterday, as the company attempted to fix a 'suspect' leakage on a water pipe, in Stanton Road, Stapenhill.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
A&E consultant to give evidence at fresh inquest into the death of John Moore Robinson
AN A&E consultant who slammed the care given to a 20-year-old man who later died will give evidence at a second inquest.