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Staffordshire's Young Police Cadets scheme appealing for business...
BUSINESSES are being asked to sponsor a scheme that encourages teenagers to give something back to their community.Young people in Stoke-on-Trent have signed up to become Staffordshire Young Police Cadets. The scheme was launched by the county's Police and Crime Commissioner Matthew Ellis to strengthen links between the police and young people.Cadet units have flourished in Cannock and Stafford ...


The Sentinel commented Staffordshire Police appealing for information on Nathan Mason
OFFICERS from Staffordshire Police are appealing for help from the public to track down a man who has breached the terms of his release. Nathan Mason, aged 24, was jailed for 40 months in December 2010 for drug-related offences, before being released last year. After breaching his licence terms Mason was recalled to prison in December 2013, but officers have been unable to locate him, leading to ...


The Sentinel commented Teachers in Staffordshire to go on strike in June
SCHOOLS in Staffordshire and Cheshire face more disruption in the summer with teachers planning further strike action.Members of the National Union of Teachers are set to stage walkouts across the country in the week beginning June 23.The NUT is engaged in a long-running dispute with the Government over performance-related pay, increased workloads and changes to pensions.Delegates backed the ...


The Sentinel commented Award for North Staffordshire's physiotherapy and orthopedic...
HEALTH professionals from North Staffordshire have been given a new award for demonstrating courage, care and compassion when treating patients.The physiotherapy and orthopedic medicine service (POMS) with the county's community trust has won the "6Cs Challenge Award."The prize has been launched by Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Partnership NHS Trust to help develop a culture of compassion ...


New study into infertility condition at University Hospital of North Staffordshire
RESEARCH has been launched in North Staffordshire into the treatment of a condition which can cause infertility in around 140 local women a year. The study at the University Hospital of North Staffordshire is looking at endometriosis, which can also cause stomach, pelvic and lower back pain. Researchers will compare two different keyhole surgery techniques for the illness which happens when ...


Stephen's Story charity campaign supported by Staffordshire...
A STAFFORDSHIRE business is getting behind a charity campaign launched by a teenage cancer sufferer that has swept the nation. Stephen's Story has raised more than £1.5 million for the Teenage Cancer Trust since its launch in January 2013 by Burntwood teenager Stephen Sutton, exceeding his original target of £1 million. Stephen's inspirational battle against the disease and desire to cross off ...


Royal baby cited as reason for more boys across Staffordshire...
THE NUMBER of boys called George in Staffordshire rose last year - with the rise apparently related to the birth of the royal baby last year. Thirty-eight parents chose the traditional first name for their children, with a total of 134 babies registered in the county having George included in their full names. Harry was the most popular boys' name, followed by Jack, Charlie and Oliver. Mike ...


Staffordshire Police officers ‘forced’ to retire in payout bid
The force used the A19 regulation from November 30 2011 to January 1 last year to forcibly retire officers with 30 years’ service because serving officers cannot be made redundant.


The Sentinel commented Over-worked GPs are 'close to cracking up' amid growing workloads
Dcotors' leaders are calling for a review of the workload of GPs in North Staffordshire after revealing how some are 'close to cracking'. They are warning that if nothing is done, the system faces collapse with family doctor cover slashed and each GP left to care for soaring numbers of patients. Dr Paul Scott, chairman of the area's Local Medical Committee, said the medics were now working 12 ...







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