Author Archive: Siobhan Congreve
Plans are underway for the 2012 Diversity Fashion Show at Staffordshire University.
It is one of the biggest events of the year for the Students’ Union as they hope to raise more than £1,000 for charity.
A robber has taken cash in a raid on a bookmakers in Stone.
Betfred on High Street was targeted by a man who threatened a member of staff at 1pm on November 30 before leaving via a rear entrance with the money.
A woman suffered critical injuries after an accident involving two cars on the A51, near Stone.
The 40-year-old, who was driving one of the vehicles, had to be airlifted to hospital.
Firefighters have condemned the “irresponsible actions” of people who pushed fireworks through the letterbox of a house in Stafford.
They were called to the property on Mynors Street on Monday evening (October 31) after the incident caused minor damage to the kitchen when fireworks caused a pack of toilet rolls to catch fire.
The new Hanley Community Fire Station has been officially opened.
The site includes a community meeting room, a dedicated area for student firefighters, a gym for supervised groups and a partnership area, including a station of 41 fire fighters.
A woman has died after a car and a lorry collided on a busy Stoke-on-Trent road.
The victim, who was driving the car, suffered serious injuries in the accident on Shelton New Road.
Paramedics tried to revive her at the scene after she went into traumatic cardiac arrest, but she was confirmed dead.
A fly-past has helped unveil a new memorial in Staffordshire. The military transport aircraft was part of the ceremony to unveil a new tribute at the National Memorial Arboretum. The Portland stone monument was designed to mirror the Armed Forces Memorial already standing in the Arboretum and was paid for by donations from the Air [...]
A valuation day at the Wedgwood Museum has given visitors a chance to find out what their treasures are worth. Experts were on hand to give Staffordshire residents a valuation of a range of items. Leslie Tudor, 68, from Stoke-on-Trent took in a jardinière garden pot to the valuers which got a top end value [...]