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Community Alsager community fire station looking for on-call firefighters
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Since the Grenfell Tower tragedy, firefighters have been seen as the unsung heroes of our society. Their work is not just about putting out fires or saving cats stuck in trees, but they are involved in a huge variety of incidents such as road traffic collisions and rescuing farm animals. 

Crime police tape, drive by shooting in stafford
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A total of £80,000 worth of illegal tobacco has been seized from shops in Longton, Stoke and Tunstall in a joint operation. 
The operation was conducted by Staffordshire Police, Stoke-on-Trent City Council’s trading standards team and Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs and Immigration.

Cheshire
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Nantwich Town manager Dave Cooke is expecting another tough clash away at Whitby tomorrow, as his side look to make it seven wins from their last eight games in all competitions.

The Dabbers currently sit 13th in the Evo-Stik Premier League and still maintain an outside chance of a promotion, with news this week that Shaw Lane’s stadium may not make the criteria for a promotion, meaning the team finishing 6th could earn a play-off place.

Burslem Budgets are being changed for schools in Stoke-on-Trent
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Schools, colleges and academies in Stoke-on-Trent face changes to their budgets as government funding will affect them in the forthcoming year. Additional money has been added, or taken away, from schools as a new national funding formula has been introduced.

Crime crossbow
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A house in Hanley was raided yesterday (February 15) where police found an illegal drug as well as a loaded crossbow.

Officers raided the house on Century Street, and a 30-year-old man was arrested in possession of an illegal drug believed to be monkey dust.

Sport
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Alsager-born freestyle skier Rowan Cheshire will have the eyes of the world on her as she takes to the slopes to compete in the Winter Olympics on Monday (19th February).

The 22-year-old will be battling for a medal in the halfpipe event four years after her Olympic dream was shattered, as concussion ruled her out of Sochi 2014.

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