Archive for June, 2012
A driver has died in Stoke-on-Trent after suffering a heart attack at the wheel.
Paramedics and the air ambulance were called to the junction of the A34 and Portland Drive at 2pm yesterday (June 28), but were unable to save the man.
Burton Albion boss Gary Rowett has hailed new signing Damien McCrory as the sort of “hungry” player he wants to attract to the club.
The former Dagenham & Redbridge full-back has agreed a two-year deal with the Brewers.
Police are searching for a Stafford man who has been recalled to prison.
Steven Norman, 35, was jailed in 2000 for 13 years for wounding. He was released in February 2012 but has since breached his licence conditions.
Youngsters from across Staffordshire are set to compete in a number of sporting challenges as part of the School Games.
The event is held at Keele University on Tuesday (July 3) and will see some of the region’s top junior sporting talents coming together to compete.
Motorists have been targeted by objects thrown from bridges in Burton.
Police have received reports of items being dropped from the footbridge that leads from Shobnall Park to Outwoods, while similar problems have been reported on St Peter’s Bridge where a footbridge leads from Stapenhill Gardens to St Peter’s Church.
Drivers are being urged to take extra care as heavy rain moves in across Staffordshire.
Forecasters say the region is set to be hit by wet weather throughout today (June 28) and tomorrow.
Footballing legend Jimmy Greaves is set to give a talk in Lichfield.
He will appear at the Garrick Theatre to talk about his career in the beautiful game and his time as the one of the faces of football on TV.
Shoppers in Stoke-on-Trent will soon be able get three hours free parking.
The Potteries Shopping Centre introduced the incentive at their multi-storey car park during half-term and will repeat the offer between July 2 and 6.
A woman has escaped serious injury after her car was crushed by a lorry trailer in Uttoxeter.
The crash happened at 8.30am this morning (June 26) on the A50 and saw a Nissan Micra crushed when the HGV toppled over on the exit of a roundabout.