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Alton Towers operators plead guilty to health and safety breaches

Five people were seriously injured on the ride in June last year. Credit: ITV News Central

The operators of Alton Towers have admitted breaching health and safety laws over the Smiler rollercoaster crash.


Staffs PCC Candidates to face questions from the public

The candidates standing to become PCC in Staffordshire. Credit: ITV Central

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.

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.


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