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FULL STORY: Mother's anger over breastfeeding abuse

A mother who was labelled a 'tramp' on social media for breastfeeding in public has spoken of her anger.

Emily Slough has received messages of support from around the world after a photograph of her was posted on the Spotted Rugeley Facebook page, along with an abusive message.

The page has now been taken down and replaced, with the new administrators offering their support to Emily.

Victoria Davies has the full story.


Explosion reported at Rugeley Power Station

A loud explosion has been reported and smoke spotted coming from Rugeley Power Station.

The cause of the bang is not yet know, but Staffordshire Fire and Rescue has assured people there is nothing to be concerned about.

Rugeley retailer guilty of food hygiene offences

A retailer from Rugeley has been found guilty of hygiene offences.

An inspection in October 2012 at West End Wines, Anson Street, found a number of food hygiene issues, including filthy equipment, mouse activity and food at risk of contamination.

Ripped packet of McVitie's biscuits Credit: Cannock Chase Councils

Despite previous warnings from officers at the council, Lawrence Duckhouse failed to act to correct the offences and the shop was immediately closed as a result. He was ordered by Stafford Magistrates Court to pay fines and costs totalling £4192.

Conditions at the retailer Credit: Cannock Chase Councils


New Tesco creating 240 jobs opens in Rugeley

A new Tesco superstore which has created 240 new jobs for people in Rugeley is set to welcome its first shoppers today.

The 40,000sq ft new store in Power Station Road has taken around seven months to complete.

The new Tesco in Rugeley opens today Credit: Rui Vieira/PA

A total of 72 of the new jobs were filled through the Tesco Regeneration Partnership, which is a scheme designed to help get long-term unemployed people back into work.

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