Former footballer Fabrice Muamba has officially opened a new cardiac unit at Queens Hospital in Burton-on-Trent.
The £1.5million centre will benefit thousands of patients who suffer from heart conditions.
A Burton teenager who will face the challenge of a lifetime has been fundraising for charity dressed as a pirate.
Eighteen-year-old Kamal Manek, of Hunter Street, Burton, will attempt to reach the summit of the 5,895m (19,341ft) Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, East Africa, in July, for Childreach International.
Potential candidates for the police and crime commissioner elections have taken part in a hustings event in Burton.
Michael Poulter MBE, a former chair of the Police Authority, and Stoke-on-Trent City Councillor Joy Garner spoke to members of the Burton and Uttoxeter Labour Party.
A motorcyclist who died in a crash in Burton-on-Trent has been named.
Medics were unable to save Barry White, 47, from Hartshorne in Derbyshire, after his bike collided with a car on Saturday (May 19).
Staffordshire-born actor Paddy Considine has won a BAFTA for his directorial film debut.
Mr Considine, who grew up in Winshill, Burton-on-Trent, was presented with the British Academy of Film and Television Arts award for outstanding British debut for his film Tyrannosaur.
A man has died following a road collision in Burton-on-Trent.
David Kirkpatrick, 57, from Tutbury was found lying in the road in Burnside, Rolleston-on-Dove, by ambulance crews following a collision with a car.
Burton Albion boss Paul Peschisolido said the work done on the national football centre on the outskirts of the town is “phenomenal”.
The Brewers currently train on one of the outside pitches at St George’s Park, and the Canadian has been impressed by the progress that’s been made so far.
Shoppers in Burton had the chance to take in the smells and colours of North Africa as a Moroccan market came to town.
Visitors to the Moroccan market of handicraft got to see a range of stalls that were based on all different aspects of the country’s culture.