Daily Archives: 17/04/2015

James Anderson Breaks Sir Ian Botham’s England Wicket Record

James Anderson surpassed Sir Ian Botham as England’s highest Test wicket-taker in history with his 384th dismissal in his 100th match. Anderson, 32, had West Indies’ Denesh Ramdin caught at first slip on the final day of the first Test … Continue reading

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VE Day 70th Anniversary

To mark the 70th Anniversary of VE Day, The Rt Hon Eric Pickles MP, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, has issued the following statement: “On VE Day 1945 millions of people across the UK shared an unprecedented … Continue reading

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3,750 Cars Behind Bars in Staffordshire

Over 3,750 vehicles have been seized by Staffordshire Police officers in a landmark crackdown on car insurance dodgers. Cars Behind Bars was instigated by Police and Crime Commissioner Matthew Ellis and has proved popular with people across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent. … Continue reading

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Staffordshire Job Seekers Figure Falls Again

The number of people across Staffordshire claiming job seekers allowance now stands at just one per cent of the county population, well below the national and regional figures. Figures released today show that over the course of 2014/15 the number … Continue reading

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Local MEP to Lead on Consumer Affairs

Daniel Dalton MEP has been named Conservative  in the European Parliament. The West Midlands MEP will lead for the Party on issues such as trading standards, product safety, fake goods and fair business practice. Mr Dalton said, “I am proud … Continue reading

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