Staffordshire

Train driver three seconds from being hit by train

BBC Staffordshire News Feed - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 17:30
The driver lay down on tracks to avoid a train going at 85mph on a line he thought had been blocked.
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Leon Legge: Port Vale sign Cambridge United centre-back on one-year deal

BBC Staffordshire News Feed - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 14:50
Port Vale will sign centre-back Leon Legge on a one-year deal when his contract with Cambridge United expires.
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Gary Rowett: Stoke City name Derby County boss as their new manager

BBC Staffordshire News Feed - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 21:24
Stoke appoint Derby boss Gary Rowett as their new manager following the Potters' relegation from the Premier League, replacing Paul Lambert.
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Mohammed Afsar shooting: Men's conspiracy to murder convictions quashed

BBC Staffordshire News Feed - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 18:33
Five men jailed for shooting a man in 2011 have their convictions for conspiracy to murder quashed.
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Stafford fireworks factory owner guilty of fire deaths

BBC Staffordshire News Feed - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 16:09
Richard Pearson is found guilty of gross negligence manslaughter after a fireworks factory fire.
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Gary Rowett: Derby County manager seeks permission for Stoke City talks

BBC Staffordshire News Feed - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 17:19
Derby County boss Gary Rowett asks for permission to talk to Stoke City about their vacant managerial role.
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Period power brings free sanitary towels to school

BBC Staffordshire News Feed - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 00:02
Pupils at a school where free sanitary products are available tackle the stigma around periods.
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Eddie Hall: Record-breaking strong man does delicate tasks

BBC Staffordshire News Feed - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 00:38
Former World's Strongest Man Eddie Hall tells Newsbeat about breaking records... and fitting into plane seats.
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In pictures: Great Midwifery Cake Off

BBC Staffordshire News Feed - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 18:38
A midwife from Warwick Hospital has been announced as the winner of the Great Midwifery Cake Off for 2018
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Birmingham primary school in royal wedding lunch

BBC Staffordshire News Feed - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 18:35
Children at a school enjoy a royal-themed lunch ahead of the big day.
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Paul Lambert: Stoke City manager leaves club after relegation

BBC Staffordshire News Feed - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 15:38
Manager Paul Lambert leaves relegated Stoke City four months after joining the club to replace Mark Hughes.
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University of Chester urged to pull out of academy schools

BBC Staffordshire News Feed - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 15:12
MPs say they have no confidence in the University of Chester to run seven academy schools.
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Memorial dedicated to British victims of overseas terrorism

BBC Staffordshire News Feed - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 17:40
It is dedicated in a ceremony at the National Memorial Arboretum.
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Shaun Miller rejoins Crewe Alexandra after leaving Carlisle United

BBC Staffordshire News Feed - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 16:18
Crewe Alexandra re-sign striker Shaun Miller following his release by fellow League Two club Carlisle United.
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Luke Joyce: Port Vale sign Carlisle United midfielder and Brendon Daniels

BBC Staffordshire News Feed - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 16:06
Port Vale sign midfielder Luke Joyce on a two-year deal from fellow League Two side Carlisle United.
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Crewe station needs altering for HS2, council says

BBC Staffordshire News Feed - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 14:20
It needs two new entrances and a better access road if it is to accommodate extra passengers, it says.
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Derbyshire gym-goer, 90, works out three times a week

BBC Staffordshire News Feed - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 12:22
Neville Jordan also uses his gym visits to socialise with friends.
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Cheshire academy chain has £3m deficit and tries to offload four schools

BBC Staffordshire News Feed - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 10:41
A cash-strapped trust running seven academies is cutting staff and trying to offload some of its schools.
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Worker's homemade device 'may have started fatal fire'

BBC Staffordshire News Feed - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 20:03
A fireworks factory owner told a court one of his employees may have been the cause of the fire.
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Names of County Offaly plane crash victims released

BBC Staffordshire News Feed - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 13:06
The father of one of the victims was one of 16 parachutists who had earlier jumped from the plane.
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