Author Archive: Lee Kettle
A campaigner who started an appeal to save Stafford Hospital has told how she fears other hospitals will suffer from the temporary closure of its accident and emergency department.
Diana Smith, who has received thousands of signatures on her petition, spoke out after the overnight closure of Stafford A&E began.
A woman had to be freed from her vehicle by firefighters when she became trapped after a crash in Uttoxeter.
The incident, which involved two cars, was spotted by a passing paramedic and a rapid response vehicle at 8:55am this morning (December 9) on the B5030 at the B5032 junction.
Calls have been made to improve the safety along a Kidsgrove canal following the death of 19-year-old Mike Sutton.
Stoke City fan Mike, who lived in the area, was pronounced dead in hospital after hitting his head while trying to jump the “Red Bull” canal lock.
Lanterns were lit in Hanley as crowds gathered to raise awareness on World AIDS Day.
Around 40 people went along to show their support during a vigil in Fountain Square yesterday (December 1), which was organised by Staffordshire Buddies, a local HIV and sexual health charity.
Shoppers in Uttoxeter have slammed trade unions for their part in the public sector strikes.
Parents and workers told StaffsLive of their anger after ten schools were either closed or partially closed becasue of the day of action.
A vigil in Hanley is set to headline a series of events taking place across Stoke-on-Trent to mark World AIDS Day.
Readings, guest speakers and a lantern procession by a youth group will happen during the event, which starts at 5.30pm tomorrow (December 1) at Fountain Square.
Staffordshire County Council has released a list of schools that will be closed or partially closed due to the public sector strikes.
The following schools – 173 in total from across the Staffordshire region – will be affected when the industrial strikes take place tomorrow (November 30).
Two schoolchildren were taken to hospital following a collision between their school bus and a lorry.
The incident, which happened during the busy school rush at 3.30pm today (November 28), happened on the B5030, near the JCB factory at Rocester.
A roadshow in Newcastle-under-Lyme town centre has been raising awareness of domestic violence issues as part of national White Ribbon Day.
Officials from Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council and from temporary housing group Arch (North Staffs) were on hand to give advice to shoppers.