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News Interview with Councillor Abi Brown about Staffordshire Future Journalist Competition

The Staffordshire Future Journalist competition has been opened to schools and colleges across Staffordshire

Councillor Abi Brown, Chairman of the City of Culture bid, visited Staffordshire University’s Journalism department to launch the annual writing competition.

Speaking in the StaffsLive newsroom, councillor Brown said: “This is a fantastic competition that Staffordshire university host every year to engage young people across the city and across the wider Staffordshire area in developing their writing skills.

Crime Fake fraud investigation £20,000 stolen police warn

Six people have been arrested on suspicion of drug offences as part of an on-going operation across Staffordshire.

Two men, aged 20 and 43, and a 17-year-old youth from South Birmingham were arrested yesterday (November 12) on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class A drugs.

Hanley Fake fraud investigation £20,000 stolen police warn

Staffordshire Police are investigating a serious assault which left a 30-year-old man with serious head and facial injuries.

The incident happened in the early hours of Saturday (11th November) in Hanley.

The man eft Reflex Bar in Hanley at 3:20am on Saturday and is believed by police to have been followed by a group of five men.

Crime (clockwise from top left) Felgate, Holder, Ford, Bond and Richardson

Four men from Stone in Staffordshire and one from Merseyside  have been jailed for 25 years for drug offences after a kilo of cocaine and £45,000 cash were found during searches, a court heard.

Police discovered £45,000 cash in a hidden compartment of a van and a kilo of cocaine in a search of a kitchen at an address in Stone.

Crime Cheadle town centre

Residents in Cheadle have backed police in a clamp down on anti-social behaviour and criminal damage in the Staffordshire village.

Officers have new Dispersal Order powers after a spate of incidents resulted in 25 anti-social behaviour call outs last weekend, including arson, drugs, criminal damage and threats of violence.