Category Archives: Staffordshire

Security Level Raised to Critical: Keeping Staffordshire’s Communities Safe and Reassured

Following the announcement last night (Tuesday May 23rd) by the Prime Minster Theresa May to raise the national security level to Critical, Staffordshire Police want to reassure their communities that they are working hard to keep us safe. Moving to … Continue reading

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Drayton Manor Theme Park Ride Closed in Major Incident

A ride at Drayton Manor theme park has been closed following a major incident. The park said Splash Canyon was shut on Tuesday due to reports of someone falling into the water. Staffordshire Police said a girl, believed to be … Continue reading

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Optimistic About Future of Sir Robert Peel Hospital

Last Monday (16 Jan), I attended Staffordshire County Council’s Joint Health Scrutiny Accountability Session with Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, and I have to say that I was very surprised not to see any opposition Councillors from Tamworth especially as … Continue reading

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Drayton Manor Park’s Chief Executive Receives OBE in Queen’s New Year Honours List

Drayton Manor Park’s Chief Executive Colin Bryan has received an OBE in the Queen’s New Year Honours list. Colin Bryan, who runs the park near Tamworth, was recognised for his charity work and contribution to tourism. He said, “I feel … Continue reading

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Local MPs Discuss NHS Services in Staffordshire

Tamworth’s MP, Christopher Pincher, together with other local MPs met NHS leaders just before Christmas to discuss potential changes to the area’s hospital services. The meeting took place on 23rd December at Queen’s Hospital Burton with the Chief Executive of … Continue reading

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Lichfield Based Logistics Company Fined Over Safety Failings

Lichfield based Rudolph & Hellmann Automotive Ltd have been fined after two employees were injured in two days. Oxford Crown Court heard how a 39-year-old male employee sustained crush injuries to his left foot when he was hit by a … Continue reading

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Finance Experts Needed for Independent Panel

People from Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent are being given the chance to join an independent panel to strengthen public scrutiny of policing. The Ethics, Transparency and Audit Panel (ETAP) was launched under the “New Dawn of Transparency” agenda by Matthew Ellis, … Continue reading

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