Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid Email A woman has admitted being the owner of a dog which injured 12 children in a play park while dangerously out of control. The dog was already subject to a destruction order having attacked youngsters before but Neal still had it. Neal and Leanne Patterson were due to stand trial over the attack but after Neal pleaded guilty, prosecutors indicated they will leave the charge against Patterson to lie on file. Neal, who was already remanded in custody and appeared in court on a video-link, was warned a prison sentence is inevitable. The jury heard the pet had already crawled under the front gate and got loose twice earlier that day and had been returned. Stephen Grattage, prosecuting, said, on this occasion, the girl decided to take Marley home so her mother could ring the RSPCA and trace its owner as she believed the animal was lost. It seemed obedient and she played with it. It was a dangerous dog. It was a dog, which had let loose before and had been found to be a dog, which would attack young children.

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Colourful and detailed all around. Good portraits of the Queen,showing a young head and the older head. The condition is very good,no chips or cracks. Age related crazing to the glaze,to be expected.

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History[ edit ] Stafford means ‘ ford ‘ by a ‘ staithe ‘ landing place. The original settlement was on dry sand and gravel peninsula that provided a strategic crossing point in the marshy valley of the River Sow , a tributary of the River Trent. There is still a large area of marshland northwest of the town, which has always been subject to flooding, such as in , and Stafford on the 14th century Gough Map , at bottom centre.

Stone is bottom left, Lichfield centre left. North is to the left It is thought Stafford was founded in about AD [2] by a Mercian prince called Bertelin who, according to legend, established a hermitage on the peninsula named Betheney or Bethnei. The tree-trunk coffin may have been placed there as an object of commemoration or veneration of St Bertelin. This new burh was fortified and provided with an industrial area for the centralised production of Roman-style pottery “Stafford Ware” [5] which was supplied to the chain of West Midlands burhs.

Edward the Elder of Wessex took over her fortress at Tamworth and accepted the submission of all who were living in Mercia , both Danish and English. The project for the unification of England took another step forward. At around this time the county of Staffordshire was formed. Stafford lay within the Pirehill hundred. Two years later another rebellion, this time led by Edwin, Earl of Mercia , culminated in Edwin’s assassination.

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These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel A former chief nurse at Stafford Hospital has admitted she could be “intense” with staff. Mrs Harry described herself as “firm but fair” but said her sometimes “very straightforward” manner could be misinterpreted as aggressive. She denies a series of charges, including misconduct, dating from to Mrs Harry faces charges related to alleged failures to ensure adequate nursing staffing levels and appropriate standards of record-keeping, hygiene and cleanliness, administration of medication, provision of nutrition and fluids and patient dignity.

Burton’s shamed MP is facing calls on a national level to quit after sending 2, x-rated sex texts to two of his constituents. Tory Andrew Griffiths has stood down from his role as Small Business Minister as a result of the texts which were sent to barmaid Imogen Treharne and her friend, boasting of things like, “I can be an evil ***** when I’m turned on”.

Get daily updates directly to your inbox Subscribe Thank you for subscribingWe have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid Email Parts of Staffordshire will connect directly with HS2 as the Government strives to widen the economic benefits out to towns neighbouring the high-speed rail line. A new report called ‘Changing Britain: A new junction will connect the West Coast Main Line at Handsacre with the HS2 line in Lichfield while Stafford will become an ‘integrated’ station with hybrid trains capable of running on regular lines and the new high-speed rail line travelling via the station see map below.

In the report, Sir David said the “commitment to the link between HS2 and the West Coast Main Line at Handsacre” would provide the opportunity to broaden its economic benefits. Read More West Midlands Mayor candidates should back the Living Wage says union chief The move will also bring Black Country towns closer to HS2 as travellers there will be able to connect with the line in Stafford, slashing journey times between the area and London.

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A year-old man has appeared in court accused of firearms offences. Paul Hancock, of Leicester Place, Bentilee, is charged with being a drunken person in possession of a loaded firearm and possessing a firearm in a public place. He has previously pleaded guilty to drink-driving, driving otherwise than in accordance with a licence and driving without insurance. Magistrates at North Staffordshire Justice Centre were told the case was adjourned two months ago to allow an expert instructed by Hancock’s solicitors to examine a firearm, but this has not yet been done.

Welcome to the North Staffs IVC Meet Up Group. This group has been set up to give an introduction to the North Staffs Inter Varsity Club, a social and activities group for professional & like-minded p.

REQUESTS Mike, one of our regular members of our Tuesday group at the Base, recalls an incident in when nine miners, including his father Albert Potts, were trapped behind a fall of rock for 18 hours at the Yew Tree Colliery, a drift mine in Old Landywood Lane, but we have nothing recorded at all in our archives. Tanny Moore and the overman, Freddy Thomas, were involved in the rescue, but has anyone else any recollections of the occurrence that may have been passed down over the years?

One fined for showing lights the other fined for having no lights — at the same hearing! The correct names of the accused were actually Albert and Sarah Heaton who have no connections with the Eaton family and Vi gives details of their later lives. Many are from relatives of people who have lived their entire lives in Cheslyn Hay and the collections include photographs, memorabilia and in some circumstances documents recording different social aspects of our village.

David successfully underwent his long awaited hip operation at the New Cross Hospital on Wednesday afternoon but tragically suffered a heart attack during the night and sadly passed away in the early hours of Thursday morning, 1st February. More information next week.

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Matchmaking itself has existed for centuries but its modern definition translates into something very different these days. They now look to ways where they feel in charge and have a pool of potential romantic partners to contact and this can all be found with popular UK dating apps. The very first matchmaking online dating websites Match , PlentyOfFish , eHarmony came about in the mid s.

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Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid Email An investigation has been launched after a Staffordshire Bull Terrier which went missing four years ago turned up with serious injuries thought to have been caused by dog fighting. Zeena was found limping with multiple injuries in a Handsworth street by a member of the public who alerted the RSPCA. Zeena the dog Image: RSPCA The female dog had extensive bite wounds consistent with dog-fighting – both old and new – all over her body, a large fresh bite wound on her neck, a wound on her rear leg that had gone right through to the bone, and a punctured eye.

She was microchipped and the RSPCA contacted the owner who said she had run off four years ago and was shocked and upset when told what had happened to her dog. The charity is now appealing for information to trace where Zeena has been kept over the last four years so they can prosecute those responsible. Zeena was found on The Leverretts on December He said she had a microchip and he went to break the bad news to her owner.

She was found a significant distance from her last registered home, and the surmise is that she was found by an unscrupulous person and brutalised horrifically. We are hoping very much that she will pull through this.

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Speed Dating is the contemporary equivalent of personals ads and dating agencies, with many advantages! Speed dating is what all those old paradigms from the ’80s and ’90s evolved into and has now established itself as the live dating event standard right across the globe. Speed dating is simply safer and more effective, especially when compared to online dating as there is no substitute for real, human, face-to-face introductions.

And romance might not be the only thing you find! Many friendships and other connections are borne from our events; it’s a great social event where everyone just happens to be single and open to making new relationships – whatever that might lead to. We hope you do and you make that decision to join me and all the other singletons waiting to meet you, by booking your first event and giving it a try.

Penkridge (/ ˈ p ɛ ŋ k r ɪ dʒ / PENG-krij) is a market town and civil parish in Staffordshire, England, which since the 17th century has been an industrial and commercial centre for neighbouring villages and the agricultural produce of Cannock Chase.. The wealthiest establishment in Penkridge in the Middle Ages, its collegiate church building survived the abolition of the chantries and is.

The Calendar Act brought about further changes. The Julian Calendar did not correspond exactly to the solar year. The new Gregorian Calendar cut 10 days from the year in adjustment. Other Catholic countries followed and adopted the Gregorian Calendar but England, being Protestant, did not. England therefore remained 10 days behind the New Style Calendar. By England was some 11 days behind other European countries.

So in these days had to be cut out of the year to make the adjustment. Therefore Wednesday 2 September was followed immediately by Thursday 14 September. In Scotland, 1 January became the official beginning of the year in , the day after 31 December Regnal Years Some documents will be dated not by the calendar year but by the regnal year – how long the ruling monarch had been on the throne. Elizabeth I came to the throne on 17 November , so 1 Elizabeth I means some time between 17 November and 16 November Watch out for documents written in the reign of Charles II.

Although he came to the throne in May , after the Commonwealth period, he actually calculated his regnal year as beginning on 30 January , the date of the execution of his father Charles I.

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