Local from Wednesday, August 14th, 2019
Woman attacked on towpath near Stafford
A woman has been assaulted by two young men as she ran along a canal towpath near Stafford.
New recruits wanted to check inmate welfare at HMYOI Werrington
Volunteers are needed to ensure teenagers at Werrington Young Offenders Institute are being treated well.
Volunteers needed to sort through donations for residents affected by Beechmere blaze
Cheshire East Council is asking for volunteers to help at centres set up in Crewe to hold items donated for residents affected by the fire at the Beechmere retirement complex.
Fatal Stoke crash victim named
A man who died after his motorbike was in collision with a HGV in Stoke has been formally identified.
Armed officers deployed after man with pistol robbed Leek shop
Armed officers were deployed in Leek after a shop was robbed by a man, believed to be armed with a pistol.
Appetite arts programme to expand into Newcastle thanks to £1.75m grant
A group, led by New Vic Theatre, has been awarded a grant of £1,750,000 to expand the work of the Appetite arts project into Newcastle.
Improvements to Crewe, Stoke and Stafford stations pledged by new West Coast Main Line operator
First Trenitalia has won the contract to run rail services on the West Coast Main Line through Staffordshire and Cheshire.
Fatal collision in Stoke
A motorcyclist has died after a crash in Stoke.