Archive for February, 2012
Staffordshire Police are appealing for witnesses after a man indecently exposed himself in Newcastle-under-Lyme.Tuesday (21 Feb).
The incident took place on February 21 at 9am in the Ashfields Road area.
A Staffordshire student is set to become the first person to run the London Marathon with a defibrillator.
Chris Taylor, who has a heart condition called left ventricular non-compaction, will take to the streets of the capital in April 2012 for the 26-mile challenge.
Police have arrested three men in connection with burglaries in Staffordshire.
Two post offices and a house were targeted in four hours in the early hours of yesterday morning (February 23).
A woman found dead at a house in Newcastle-under-Lyme has been named as Samantha Laney.
Police and paramedics tried to save the 19-year-old, of Kentmere Place, when she was reported injured but was pronounced dead at the scene.
Staffordshire pottery firm Emma Bridgewater is set to unveil its Diamond Jubilee range.
The commemorative items – which include mugs, bowls, plates and teapots – will be revealed tomorrow (February 24).
Green-fingered members of the Burton Civic Society will plant trees in the Trent Washlands to mark their 50th anniversary.
Fifty fruit and nut trees trees, one to mark each year that the Society has been running, will be planted tomorrow (February 23) in the floodplain close to the River Trent, near Burton.
Staffordshire University’s ladies hockey team scored three times in ten minutes as they secured a home victory against Aston University.
Just two points separated the sides at the start of play, with the visitors from Birmingham occupying third place in the BUCS Midlands 3A league, with Staffs just a position below them in fourth.
A man who died when his moped was hit by a lorry in Lichfield has been named.
Benjamin Warrington, 24 of Agincourt Road, Lichfield, was driving a white Yamaha 50cc moped on the A38, just north of the Streethay slip-road, at around 5.25am on Tuesday (February 21) when the crash happened.
A runner from Stoke-on-Trent is preparing to take on 12 half marathons in order to raise money for a Staffordshire children’s hospice
Phil Thomas, 36, from Etruria, will be raising money for the Donna Louise Trust – a cause he has helped before.