The operators of Alton Towers have admitted breaching health and safety laws over the Smiler rollercoaster crash.
BREAKING: Alton Towers operator Merlin Attractions Operations Ltd plead guilty of health and safety breaches @itvnews
Merlin Entertainments plead guilty to one count of failing to discharge duty under health and safety act in relation to Smiler accident
The owner of Alton Towers has admitted breaching health and safety laws over the Smiler rollercoaster crash.Read the full story ›
The British Olympic Association today announced the 26-strong swimming squad who have been selected for this summer’s 2016 Olympic Games.Read the full story ›
A teenager from Staffordshire has become the sixth person to be arrested in connection with the alleged data theft from TalkTalk.Read the full story ›
Two people had to be taken to hospital after a gas canister was let off inside a McDonalds restaurant.Read the full story ›
Staffordshire's wannabe Police & Crime Commissioners will face questions from the public in Cannock tonight.
The event at Coniston Hall in Chadsmoor starts at 7:30pm, and is the first of four hustings in the county before voting on May 5th.
- Candidate Profiles: More on each of Staffordshire's Candidates
The other hustings events will be:
- Wednesday 20th April, Burton-on-Trent, Riverside Church
- Monday 25th April, Stoke-on-Trent, North Staffs Medical Institute
- Wednesday 27th April, Stafford, Rising Brook Baptist Church
They've been organised by organisations Support Staffordshire, Saltbox and VAST.
Police & Crime Commissioners will be elected on May 5th for every force in England and Wales.
- Interactive Map: Every Midlands police force explained
- Read more: What is a Police and Crime Commissioner?
A family of nine from Stoke-on-Trent who were missing has been found safe and well.Read the full story ›
They will ride between two pubs today to raise money for Aimee Leigh to be treated in America.Read the full story ›
Find out who is standing to become Police & Crime Commissioner in Staffordshire, and for links to learn more about each candidate.Read the full story ›
One lane is closed as contractors are rectifying a barrier damage on the M6 southbound in Staffordshire.
There is heavy traffic due to roadworks between J13 A449 (Stafford South) and J12 A5 (Gailey).