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11 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Wife screamed for two hours after her husband drowned when he...

Wife screamed for two hours after her husband drowned when he banged his head on the roof of a pitch black canal tunnel and fell into the water A widow has told an inquest how she 'screamed' in vain for hours after her husband hit his head and disappeared from their boat as they were passing through a pitch black canal tunnel.

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15 hrs ago | Newsday

The very public NHS privatisation debate

It has been one of the talking points of the week and one of the most hotly debated subjects on social media - is the NHS in England being privatised by the back door? Labour has tried to push the issue, arguing that privatisation is being forced through.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Your Leek Paper

Staffordshire Moorlands Councillor Bill Day honoured with MORE award...

A dedicated member of the Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Authority has been honoured with a MORE Award.

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Daily Mail

Gypsies win right to stay on council football pitch for another two ...

Gypsies win right to stay on council football pitch for another two weeks because one of them is about to give birth A group of gypsies have won a stay of execution allowing them to stay camped on a council-owned football pitch because one of them is having a baby.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Cash-strapped council spent A 330,000 on garden display at Chelsea Flower Show

Stoke-on-Trent Council racked up a 67,162 bill on publicity at the event including a VIP party where Stephen Fry and Benedict Cumberbatch were guests The bill racked up 67,162 on publicity at the event including a VIP party where Stephen Fry and Benedict Cumberbatch were guests.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Your Leek Paper

The latest cases to appear before North Staffordshire Magistrates' Court in Newcastle-Under-Lyme

Ashley Mark Woodcock, of 81 Queen Street, Cheadle, aged 19, has been charged with taking a car without the owner's consent and causing damage to the vehicle and wall of a property in Cheadle on March 22. He appeared at Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court and has pleaded guilty and will be sentenced on July 28. Gary Stevenson, of Rose Cottage, Garston, ... (more)

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Andover Advertiser

A&E evacuated due to weed killer

Fire crews were called to University Hospital of North Staffordshire in Stoke-on-Trent just before 7pm yesterday after a child was brought in suffering from an eye irritation.

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Mirror.co.uk

Busy hospital A&E department evacuated over bottle of weed killer

Fire crews were called to the hospital just before 7pm yesterday after a child was brought in suffering from an eye irritation Fire crews were called to University Hospital of North Staffordshire in Stoke-on-Trent just before 7pm yesterday after a child was brought in suffering from an eye irritation.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Burton Mail

Much Ado About a new play at popular venue

Rockhopper Productions present What's All The Fuss About at the Regent Theatre, in Stoke-on-Trent, between Wednesday, October 15 and Saturday, October 18. What's All The Fuss About features hits including Build Me Up Buttercup, Come on Eileen, Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now and I'm In The Mood For Dancing.

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Your Leek Paper

Police updates from Cheadle and the Staffordshire Moorlands

The collision involved two vehicles, a blue scooter and a black Mercedes Sprinter, and happened at around 6.45am in Roughcote Lane.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Jeremy Kyle guest jailed for beating up his pregnant girlfriend as they had sex

Joseph Edge, 24, was jailed for 16 months after admitting he headbutted his partner, burned her with a cigarette, and punched her in a sustained attack A man who appeared on The Jeremy Kyle Show beat up his pregnant girlfriend while they were having sex because he thought she had been unfaithful.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Your Leek Paper

Eight men including some from the Staffordshire Moorlands arrested as ...

The men from the Staffordshire Moorlands, Stoke-on-Trent and Newcastle were among 19 suspects questioned across the county and 660 in Britain as part of a six-month covert operation co-ordinated by the National Crime Agency.

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Your Leek Paper

Police appealing for witnesses after fatal crash in Baddeley Green...

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision in Baddeley Green Lane, Baddeley Green, Stoke on Trent at around 4.20 am this morning.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Daily Mail

Policeman suspended after being caught on camera threatening a young woman

'I will knock you clean f***ing out': Policeman suspended after being caught on camera threatening a young woman TWICE as he patrolled a town centre A police officer has been suspended after being caught on film apparently telling a woman twice: 'I will knock you clean f***ing out'.

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Your Leek Paper

Were you a witness to a serious collision this morning , Tuesday, July 22?

The collision involved two vehicles, a blue scooter and a black Mercedes Sprinter lorry, and happened at around 6.45am in Roughcote Lane, Caverswall.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

York Press

Victorian pottery is fully restored

The A 9 million programme of works at the Grade II listed Middleport Pottery site in Stoke-on-Trent was completed recently with William Anelay Ltd carrying out the work on behalf of The Prince's Regeneration Trust, the charity that owns and saved the historic site.

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Your Leek Paper

Leek United's annual meeting vote gives cash boost to Hospice and Trust

Thousands of Leek United Building Society members voted to give a financial boost to two North Staffordshire-based hospices.

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Small World News Service

Property tycoon fined A 100k after hosting rowdy parties in his 13th century castle

A property tycoon has been ordered to pay more than A 100,000 after hosting rowdy parties and weddings - in his 13th century CASTLE.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Staffordshire Newsletter

Success suits Stone Farmers' Market traders to a tea

Gemma Wright and Nick Serifin, who set up their business The Tea Drop in September 13, have gone on to win Stoke-on-Trent's first Start Up Competition less than a year later.

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Staffordshire Newsletter

Politically Speaking by Sir Bill Cash, MP for Stone

IT is with great pride that just last week, shortly after attending the Stone Civic Sunday service and parade and the laying of the wreaths at the War Memorial in Stone, I travelled to Normandy on the remembrance of the 70th Anniversary of Operation Jupiter and the battle of Hill 112 - the holding of which was described by Rommel as the key to the ... (more)

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