Archive for February, 2012
A body found in a Staffordshire woodland is thought to be that of missing Lichfield man Thomas Haddock.
Police recovered the body from the wooded area known locally as ‘Riles Spinney’ off Common Lane, near Fradley.
A renowned outdoors filmmaker has been commissioned to make a film promoting the beauty of Staffordshire Peak District.
Terry Abraham, 35, from Newark, was approached by Staffordshire County Council having built his profile as a celebrated outdoor filmmaker with a large following on sites like YouTube.
A hotel in Stoke-on-Trent will be welcoming spirits beyond the grave when it hosts a night of Mediumship to raise money for charities.
The Quality Hotel in Hanley hopes to split the money raised between the University Hospital of North Staffordshire charity (UHNS charity) and Clare Hill’s three-year-old son Ollie.
Emma Bridgewater has unveiled her new pottery range designed especially for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.
The collection features everything from tea towels to specially-designed crown pottery boxes and are all have the red, white and blue theme.
Port Vale take on Northampton Town at Sixfields in League Two as they look to close the gap on the play off places.
The Valiants are five points behind sixth place with a game in hand and take on a struggling Cobblers side, who have been stuttering in the relegation places this term.
Burton Albion boss Paul Peschisolido said they are in for a difficult game against high-flying Cheltenham Town.
But the Brewers manager is confident they could upset the apple cart and take all three points.
A moped rider killed after being hit by a lorry in Staffordshire was on his way to start a new job, his family revealed.
Benjamin Warrington, of Agincourt Road, Lichfield, 24, died in the accident on the A38 near his home.
The new City Sentral development in Hanley could help to fill vacant shops, developer Realis Estates claims.
It comes just weeks after a national survey revealed that a quarter of all Stoke-on-Trent retail units are empty.
The owner of a Staffordshire takeaway was given a Valentine’s Day to forget when he was assaulted by a customer.
A woman and two men entered The Flaming Grill on the Penkridge Enterprise Park where the attack took place after an argument.