Staffordshire will be celebrating its sporting volunteers and the contribution they make towards running community games with a host of sporting events.
The Shine a Light scheme enables volunteers from each area of the country where the Olympic torch travelled through to be recognised.
Rollercoaster experts have hailed Alton Towers’ latest ride “The Smiler” as a boost to thrill-seekers.
Ian Bell from Coasterforce.com says the revolutionary £18 million attraction is a welcome move away from tamer family rides.
Conservatives held the majority of their seats in the Staffordshire County Council elections, with some gains for Labour and a strong performance from the UK Independence Party.
Out of 62 seats contested in Staffordshire, 34 are now Conservative, 24 are Labour, two went to UKIP and there are two Independents.
A leaflet posted through Staffordshire letterboxes has caused outrage amongst the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community across the country.
Staffordshire County Council has launched a new customer alert service to provide election news and voting reminders online.
Information will go straight into the customer’s email account as soon as it’s released, keeping more people up to date about the election.
Despite the cool weather, cricket is back.
It’s an Ashes summer, so the headline writers will be busy over the next couple of months.
Nowadays cricketers at all levels have the advantage of being able to play through the winter, because of the rising popularity of indoor cricket.
With the Staffordshire County Council elections on the horizon, StaffsLive has put together a guide to all the key talking points.
Reporter Sam Richardson provides an in-depth look at some of the core issues and examines just what these elections mean for residents across the county.
Staffordshire Moorlands MP Karen Bradley has paid tribute to former Prime Minister Baroness Thatcher, who died from a stroke at the age of 87, saying that even in her later years she had “the presence of greatness”.
Many youngsters dream of being a footballer.
But in the coming months many will be told the harsh truth that they aren’t good enough. So will they have a backup plan?