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Features Prince Harry and Meghan, Royal Wedding, pic by Mark Jones under creative commons licence

Harry and Meghan’s big day is the talk of the country. And with thousands of street parties set to take place, many will be watching on the big screen.
But one lucky Staffordshire couple will get to witness it first-hand – after receiving a surprise invite through the post to the ceremony everyone wants to be at!
Staffslive’s Libby Lovell finds out more.

Features easter eggs - pic courtesy of Max Pixel under creative commons

It’s that egg-citing, sweet-toothed time of the year again when we stuff ourselves silly with chocolate.
For some, Easter is a deeply religious holiday. But for many of us, it’s an excuse to devour cheap choccy bunnies and wacky egg creations!
So here is StaffsLive’s pick of the weirdest and most wonderful Easter eggs of 2018.

Community Alsager community fire station looking for on-call firefighters

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. 

Features student union

University isn’t always irresponsible drinking and napping in lectures. For some students, life is difficult and feel like no-one can help them. The most common problem students face is money. How to budget, what do to if Student Finance is late, how to get by on pennies? The volunteer run charity, Food Hub, supply food for students who cannot afford their own.


Halloween is a time of year when people dress up, carve pumpkins, take kids trick-or-treating and let their hair down before the Christmas rush.
But have the traditional values and celebrations been tainted by access to newer information available online?
StaffsLive’s Charlotte Heywood finds out more

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