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Chase MP Aidan Burley’s calls for services to Rugeley to be extended 

25 Nov 13

CHASE MP Aidan Burley has called on rail operators to extend services to Rugeley.


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Remembrance Sunday ceremonies in Stafford, Stone and Penkridge (SLIDESHOW 

7 Nov 13

CEREMONIES marking Remembrance Sunday will be held throughout Stafford, Stone and surrounding areas this weekend.


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Tolkien treasure trove and Hobbit fun day will reveal author’s history in Staffordshire 

3 Nov 13

TO CELEBRATE the next instalment of The Hobbit film trilogy – and author JRR Tolkien’s connection with Staffordshire – staff at Penkridge Library have gathered a veritable dragon’s hoard all things Middle…


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Brewood firefighters will work with Freinds of Barnfields Sandbeds to fill community pond this week 

3 Nov 13

FIREFIGHTERS in Brewood will pump out 300,000 litres of water from the Shropshire Union Canal to fill a new pond at a village wildlfe have this week.


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Outstanding hat-trick for top ranking village nursery 

2 Nov 13

A PENKRIDGE nursery is top of the class after completing a hat-trick of outstanding Ofsted reports – the only one in Staffordshire to achieve three consecutive top grades.


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Stag suffers ‘cruel death’ after being hunted by poacher’s dogs 

1 Nov 13

A STAG suffered ‘a cruel death’ after poachers using hunting dogs chased it down in the Blithbury area of Rugeley at the weekend.


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Help wanted to cover up war site on Cannock Chase 

31 Oct 13

VOLUNTEERS are being sought to cover up a recently unearthed World War One battlefield model on Cannock Chase.


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Police name victim of Saturday’s fatal A5 crash 

29 Oct 13

STAFFORDSHIRE Police have named the victim of a fatal collision on Saturday on the A5 near Cannock as 31-year-old Carl David Bostridge.


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Rugeley draughtsman awarded £4,000 after employers breach redundancy procedure 

28 Oct 13

A 52-year-old Rugeley design draughtsman has been awarded more than 4,000 after his employers failed to carry the correct procedure in making him redundant while on sick leave.


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Man dies after three vehicle crash in South Staffordshire 

28 Oct 13

A MAN has died following a three-car collision on the A5.


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Canalside cleaning crew continue work to unearth tramway 

27 Oct 13

A CANALSIDE cleaning crew turned Time Team to help unearth a tramway in Rugeley.


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Market to host a seasonal treasure hunt with a spooky twist 

27 Oct 13

PENKRIDGE Market will host a Hallowe’en hunt with a difference, on Wednesday.


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Missing Birmingham man found safe and well in Cannock Chase by off-duty Staffordshire Police officer 

23 Oct 13

A MISSING Birmingham man whose disappearance led to a cross-county police appeal was found safe and well by an off-duty Staffordshire Police officer.


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Rugeley man died of E Coli following biopsy 

22 Oct 13

A RUGELEY man contracted E Coli and died following surgery an inquest heard.


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Penkridge groups get cash boost to continue community work 

20 Oct 13

GROUPS providing vital help and support to people in Penkridge have been given cash to continue their work.


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Armed robbery puts Penkridge traders in fear 

20 Oct 13

WORRIED Penkridge traders fear they are a sitting target for criminals and are calling for more policing in the wake of an armed raid on a village supermarket.


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SLIDESHOW – Tramway find near Bloody Steps adds to Trent canalside history 

20 Oct 13

AN HISTORIC tramway which helped Rugeley residents enjoy clean drinking water a century ago has been unearthed by a tidying team.


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Brereton will get litter bin boost 

19 Oct 13

BRERETON residents keen to keep their neighbourhood clean and tidy are getting a litter bin boost.


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Clean-up crew turn Time Team at Rugeley canal 

15 Oct 13

AN HISTORIC tramway which may have helped Rugeley residents enjoy clean drinking water a century ago has been unearthed by a tidying team.


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Brewood’s budding thespians celebrate exam success 

13 Oct 13

WOULD-BE young stars are celebrating success in speech and drama exams in Brewood.


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Fair Oak racers head to Goodwood for Greenpower Challenge 

11 Oct 13

A TEAM of young Rugeley engineers have raced ahead to the national finals of an electric car challenge.


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Rugeley child sex offender jailed 

11 Oct 13

A RUGELEY man who sexually abused a six year old girl has been jailed for five years.


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Penkridge welcomes market expansion project 

10 Oct 13

SHOPPERS in Penkridge will soon have more places to shop when the town’s market expands.


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Nicky Clarke lops off Rugeley B&B owner’s locks for charity 

9 Oct 13

A RUGELEY business owner let celebrity hairdresser Nicky Clarke lop off her locks to support a children’s cancer charity.


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Rugeley pensioner died accidentally after falling while cleaning, coroner ruled 

8 Oct 13

A RUGELEY pensioner in her 90s who fell after insisting she help with cleaning – even though she was supposed to be recuperating – died accidentally, a coroner has ruled.


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Stafford songbirds and Penkridge pianist serenade civic leaders 

8 Oct 13

A PAIR Stafford songbirds and a Penkridge pianist hit all the right notes when they were invited to perform at a special event on behalf of the London College of Music.


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Penkridge school seek Christmas gift givers 

5 Oct 13

A SCHOOL fundraising group near Penkridge is seeking Christmas gift sellers for its festive fair next month.


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Recycling goes electric in Penkridge 

5 Oct 13

RESIDENTS can go greener this month as a new kerbside recycling scheme launches in Penkridge and Wheaton Aston.


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Penkridge bank reopens with a little musical treat from talented Briton 

5 Oct 13

A PENKRIDGE bank relaunch proved music to the ears of customers and staff alike thanks to a special guest.


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Before the courts … 

4 Oct 13

A ROUND UP of recent of cases heard at Stafford and Cannock magistrates’ courts.


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Cannock Chase model battlefield reveals 95-year-old secrets 

2 Oct 13

ARCHAEOLOGISTS have unearthed surprises at the site of a World War One model battleground created almost a century ago in Cannock Chase.


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Rugeley MP backs Stafford Hospital maternity unit 

1 Oct 13

RUGELEY MP Aidan Burley says he is “strongly opposed” to Stafford Hospital losing its maternity unit.


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Rugeley Poisoner stars in grisly TV show 

1 Oct 13

THE STORY of one of Staffordshire’s most notorious residents – and the Newsletter’s sister paper’s coverage of his murder trial – have taken centre stage in a new TV documentary about Britain’s grisly…


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Penkridge food bank aims to make sure no one goes short 

28 Sep 13

PENKRIDGE residents living in poverty or struggling to afford food because of rocketing costs of living can get help from a new food bank.


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Staff locked up as three men rob Penkridge store 

26 Sep 13

THREE men – one armed with a hammer – burst into a Penkridge shop, locking staff in a store room before stealing a large amount of cigarettes.


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Residents reassured emergency help will be available during strike 

24 Sep 13

RESIDENTS are being reassured contingency plans are in place as firefighters prepare to stage a four-hour walk-out across Stafford, Stone and Rugeley tomorrow in a row over pensions.


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10p after 3 at Rugeley car park 

24 Sep 13

RUGELEY shoppers will be able to park for just 10p in a town centre car park in a bid to beat the post-Christmas lull.


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Cyclist suffers head injury near Rugeley 

23 Sep 13

A CYCLIST suffered a head injury after coming off his bike near Rugeley.


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Speedsters putting Eccleshall lives at risk 

19 Sep 13

FRIGHTENED Penkridge residents are calling for the speed limit to be slashed on a village road – but fear a lack of accidents could be a stumbling block.


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Staffordshire fire fighters to stage four-hour strike 

18 Sep 13

FIRE FIGHTERS across Stafford, Stone and Rugeley will stage a four-hour walk-out next week in a row over pensions – leaving only skeleton staff to deal with fires.


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Charging bull killed South Staffordshire farm OAP 

12 Sep 13

A PENSIONER who had been a farmer all his life died after a bull charged at him, an inquest heard.


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Tributes paid to Rugeley crash victim 

11 Sep 13

A YOUNG Brereton man who died after his car collided with a tree has been described as “an amazing lad” in an online tribute page.


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Businesses urged to become ‘patrons’ of Staffordshire Police Cadets scheme 

10 Sep 13

BUSINESSES from Stafford, Stone and Rugeley are being urged back Staffordshire Police’ Cadets and help strengthen links between the force and young people of the county.


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Man jailed for ‘cowardly’ attack on Rugeley snooker club player 

9 Sep 13

A MAN who launched a “cowardly” attack which left a snooker club customer unconscious has been jailed for two years.


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Witnesses sought following fatal Rugeley road collision 

9 Sep 13

A MAN has died after his car hit a tree in Rugeley.


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Residents urged to have their say 

4 Sep 13

RESIDENTS can have their say on the use of open spaces across South Staffordshire if they fill in a survey.


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Fatal Stafford car-crash victim’s family speak 

3 Sep 13

THE family of a man who died when his car hit a tree and overturned near Penkridge have spoken of their sadness at his death.


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Rugeley teen heading to Africa to help revamp an orphanage 

2 Sep 13

A RUGELEY teenager is appealing for help in heading off on a life-changing adventure to work in an orphanage in Africa for six months.


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Court order sends travellers on 

30 Aug 13

TRAVELLERS who had set up camp on a piece of land in Rugeley have moved on after a court order was issued.


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Prolific Penkridge fundraiser Ivy Stone becomes a great-great-grandmother 

30 Aug 13

PROLIFIC Penkridge fund-raiser Ivy Stone has become a great-great grandmother.







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