Protests have been held over tomorrow's closure of all council run youth centres in Staffordshire.
Campaigners made one last attempt to gain support in Stafford earlier to save the 38 centres. The County Council made the decision in March to save £2.7 million a year. 400 youth workers are losing their jobs.
Councillors say funding is available for other community projects. But those who used the centres say they'll be a massive loss.
Jack Taylor is a campaigner.
It's five months today since a protest camp was set up in the grounds of Stafford Hospital. The protesters are still there - despite the arrival of winter weather.
Campaigners say plans to move some services out of Stafford to other hospitals will put patients lives at risk. They say hospitals are already struggling to cope, and planned changes will make things even worse. Keith Wilkinson reports.
An elderly couple have been rescued from their smoke-filled house by firefighters and paramedics in Stafford.
Emergency services were called to a house fire in Park Crescent in Stafford at 7.50 am.
Both had suffered smoke inhalation but were conscious and breathing. The couple were taken to County Hospital for further assessment and treatment.
A campaign to keep people safe on a night out in Stafford is being launched today.
As part of the 'Be Aware, Be Safe' campaign booklets designed to fit into wallets and purses will be handed out, giving information on taxi rank locations and alcohol unit guidelines.
A man has been found guilty and sentenced to life for murdering an 83-year-old man from Stafford on Christmas Day last year.
23-year-old Josef Moscicki, of Gorse Ride North, Finchampstead in Wokingham, was convicted of murdering Bernard James Smith, from Shakespeare Road in Stafford, and will serve a minimum of 21 years.
Today’s conviction and sentence is to be welcomed and I hope it brings some comfort to Mr Smith’s family.
The death of any person in such circumstances is always deeply tragic, but at Christmas time it seems especially worse."
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A memorial to the First World War's Christmas Truce football match will be unveiled at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire in December.
The structure was designed by 10-year-old Spencer Turner from Newcastle, who won a national competition.
During a week of remembrance activities at the end of this year, English teams will mark 100 years since British and German soldiers put down their guns and started playing an impromptu game of football.
Around 500 people from the camp protesting outside Stafford Hospital are expected to stage a walking protest later as the Clinical Commissioning Group hold their Annual General Meeting.
They are walking just over a mile from the protest camp to the Beacon International Centre.
Members of Stafford and Surrounds Clinical Commissioning Group will use the meeting to report back on their first year as a statutory body and address some of the future challenges facing the NHS both locally and nationally.
The National Health Action party has announced that it will field two West Midlands candidates at the next general election.
Karen Howell, a prominent figure in the Support Stafford Hospital Campaign, will stand in the Stafford constituency.
Dr Richard Taylor - the party's co-leader - will try to regain his old seat of Wyre Forest in Worcestershire. He represented the constituency from 2001 to 2010.
The NHA Party says it campaigns to "stop the demolition of our NHS."
A group which is campaigning against Stafford Hospital's maternity and paediatric services being transferred next year has sent an open letter to the Health Secretary, asking him to visit the departments.
They say the hospital should be a beacon of healthcare and have asked Jeremy Hunt to personally intervene and stop what they describe as a "rushed and flawed process".