Staffordshire

Students - The General Election's Forgotten Force

Mel Ramsay | Posted 12.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Mel Ramsay

Students should not be written off at this General Election. More needs to be done to encourage active participation but it is encouraging to see they want to engage. We hope more will follow in our footsteps at Staffordshire University and launch their own General Election campaigns, to mobilise their students and encourage them to have their say in May.

Watching Graduation Is a Bizarre Experience

Danielle Lowe | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Danielle Lowe

For graduands and graduates it's a mixture of excitement but the terror of uncertainty and an air of sadness seems to fill a lot of faces... To those starting university, don't let what you have fall away from you, it's the most disappointing feeling in the world (trust me, I know).

Bingo Game Carried On Despite Player 'Dying' Twice

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.04.2014 | UK

Witnesses have described the moment a man suffered a cardiac arrest during a bingo game, which carried on contently as first-aiders desperately tried ...

Staffordshire Police Hunt Missing Sleepwalker

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.03.2014 | UK

Police have appealed for help to trace a missing woman who has a history of sleepwalking. Staffordshire Police said Wendy Richards, 43, was last seen ...

Fears For Two Children Missing With Father

Huffington Post/PA | Posted 19.12.2013 | UK

Police are hunting a man who they say forced his way into a hotel room and took his two young children from their mother. Two-and-a-half year old N...

Breaks With a Buzz: Eight of the World's Best Theme Parks

HomeAway.co.uk | Posted 25.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
HomeAway.co.uk

Are the little ones tugging on your sleeve for a trip, or is it just your nerves they're pulling to shreds? Perhaps you're just a big kid at heart, with a burgeoning need for a buzz! I for one fall into the latter category: I'm absolutely terrified of roller-coasters and rapids, but for me, that's what makes them so gut-wrenchingly addictive.

No Horse Play Here

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.02.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A council has removed beef from its school menus as a "precautionary measure" in light of the horse meat scandal. Despite insisting there was no pr...

Found: 90 Pieces Of Treasure

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.02.2013 | Home

Around 90 new pieces of gold and silver have been unearthed in the field where the Staffordshire Hoard of Anglo-Saxon treasure was found three years a...

Woman Dies From Heart Attack After Rollercoaster Ride

PA | Posted 06.10.2012 | UK

A woman has collapsed and died after going on a white-knuckle ride at a theme park. Carla Knight, 42, from Barwell in Leicestershire, suffered a ca...

Buried Alive: Newborn Puppies Pulled From Shallow Grave Still Breathing

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.07.2012 | UK

Two newborn puppies were found still breathing after they were plucked from from a shallow grave where they had been buried alive by two backstreet do...

Boy, 11, Impaled On Fence In Critical Condition

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.06.2012 | UK

An 11-year-old boy suffered a potentially life-threatening injury after becoming impaled on a fence in a park on Tuesday. The youngster was injured...

Tragic Death Of Twin Babies Was 'Totally Avoidable'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.05.2012 | UK

The mother of newborn twins who died following an overdose at a scandal-hit hospital has described their deaths as "totally avoidable" after a coroner...

Dad Found Drunk While On The School Run

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 15.05.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A father of two has been convicted of drink driving for downing five cans of lager and then taking his two young sons to school. Steven Dunn, from ...

Bayeux Revisited: Or, a Tale of Victorian Censorship

Kate Shrewsday | Posted 16.04.2012 | Home
Kate Shrewsday

Regional museums: a delightful hotch-potch, a veritable Granny's-Front-Room with accompanying cafe, shop and starry-eyed curator. We pottered off to...

Man Due In Court Charged With Murdering Staffordshire Toddler

PA | Posted 29.01.2012 | UK

A man will appear in court on Monday charged with the murder of a toddler, police said. The 18-month-old boy, who has not been identified, was take...

Ho No! Santa Attacked As Youths Pull Beard And Smash Glasses

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 29.11.2011 | UK

A Santa was attacked by a group of youths as he took a break from his festive role at a grotto in Stoke, it has been reported. Grabbing at his fake...