An elderly man has been airlifted to hospital after falling into a pub cellar in Burntwood.
It happened at 11.15am yesterday in the High Street in Chasetown.
An ambulance and an air ambulance arrived at the scene to find that the man in his eighties was still conscious after having fallen two metres into the cellar.
Paramedics treated him for a head injury before airlifting him to the Royal Stoke University Hospital for further assessment and treatment.
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Police warn - If you have taken a tablet that looks like this and you feel unwell – go to hospital immediately http://t.co/XSUKVMaBY7
Staffordshire Police are warning people not to take tablets which look like this - after four teenagers in Cheshire became very ill. They took similar tablets in a Chester nightclub on Friday night. They are believed to be ecstasy.
They have caused serious illness and death elsewhere in the country.
The tablet is red and yellow and printed with the letters 'UBS'
Businesses in Staffordshire have agreed to provide 500 apprenticeships next year for young people in the region.
It is part of an initiative called 'The Pledge' from influential business leaders in the local community.
Those who agreed to take part are:
- Francesco Group
- The Lewis Partnership
- Jeremy Lefroy MP
- KMF Metal
- Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce
- Wade Ceramics
- HIT Training
- Staffordshire County Council
- National Apprentice Service
- Perkins Engines
- Rydale Roofing
- The Ladder
- Emma Bridgwater
- Stafford College
If you're a resident of Beeston in Nottinghamshire, a new survey shows you should be keeping a close eye on your partner.
The bustling market town has been named the UK's top spot for infidelity.
According to The Official Infidelity Index 2015, two and a half per cent of the town's population is having an affair, meaning 954 residents are seeing someone they shouldn't.
Husbands and wives in Newcastle-under-Lyme were the sixth most likely in the country to be unfaithful, according to the study. It claims that 1.64 per cent of people in the town are having an affair, amounting to a total of 1,231 adulterous relationships.
Loughborough in Leicestershire comes tenth on the list, with researchers saying that 924 people in the town are cheating on their spouse. Residents in Tamworth, Staffordshire, come 13th on the charts, with 1.39 per cent of local people having an affair.
The research was compiled by Illicit Encounters, which calls itself 'the UK's largest married dating website'.
More than fifty firefighters are dealing with a major factory fire at a building on Lichfield Road Industrial Estate in Tamworth.
The report was received at around 10.10am today, Wednesday 11 March.
There are no reported injuries but a number of nearby business premises have been evacuated as a safety precaution. Residents living nearby have been asked to stay indoors and to keep their windows and doors closed to avoid smoke inhalation.
Anyone who begins to suffer from breathing difficulties or irritation is advised to contact paramedics.
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Burton Albion manager Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink has praised his side after going top of League Two last night.
The Staffordshire club leapfrogged Shrewsbury in the table after beating Hartlepool United 1-0 with a 90th minute goal from Florent Cuvelier at Victoria Park.
Former Middlesbrough striker Hasselbaink said he was pleased with his team's performance against Pools.