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Celebrations across the county took place today in honour of Staffordshire Day!
Every year on the 1st of May, Staffordshire comes alive with a variety of events to celebrate everything that is great about the county – and this year was no different.


Across the nation people may be experiencing ‘Paraskevidekatriaphobia’, the fear of Friday the 13th. It’s a day in which people will be trying their very best to avoid black cats and walking under ladders. But, where does the famous unlucky ‘Friday the 13th’ originate from?


There are many aspects that form a great circus; clowns, music, dancers, but arguably one of the most important is the costumes.
Not only do the costumes add to each circus theme, they also need to be made to withstand ropes, acrobatics and quick changes.

Features The Suffragettes

You may have seen #Vote100 floating about on social media over the past few weeks, but what is it all about?

2018 marks 100 years since Parliament passed a law allowing the first women, and all men to vote for the first time. #Vote100 is the hashtag being used to celebrate this milestone.

Features Poppies

StaffsLive spoke to an ex-serviceman about why the Poppy Appeal is so important, as well as explaining what the Poppy Appeal is.

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