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An 11-year-old girl has been airlifted to hospital after falling from a water ride at Drayton Manor Theme Park in Staffordshire.Read the full story ›
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Officers investigating a fire on Cresswell Avenue in Newcastle-under-Lyme have arrested a man for arson.
A fire broke out in two houses converted into four flats on Cresswell Avenue yesterday (8 May) afternoon. Two of the four flats have been left with significant damage.
Staffordshire Police said officers identified the fire had been started deliberately or carelessly. A 34-year-old man from Newcastle-under-Lyme has now been arrested for arson with intent to endanger life.
Fortunately no one was in either building at the time of the fire.
Police are treating two car fires in Staffordshire as suspicious.
A blue Peugeot car was alight and the fire had also spread to a red Peugeot 308 yesterday (8 May).
Staffordshire Police said they were called by Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service to reports of the fire in King Street, Burton just after 4am.
We are appealing for witnesses after two cars were burnt out in a Burton street yesterday.
Both vehicles were burnt out. We are treating the incident as suspicious.
Three lanes are closed and there is slow traffic on the M6 Southbound between J10A for the M54 and J10 for Wolverhampton.
Lanes one, two and three (of four) are closed due to a fuel spillage and an accident involving three lorries.
Portland Street in both directions is closed due to a building fire between Century Street and A50 Waterloo Road.
It is also affecting Chelwood Street in both directions between Century Street and Lowther Street.
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A man has appeared before magistrates charged with attempted kidnap.
Dean Cotton, from Biddulph, Staffordshire, has also been charged with actual bodily harm following an incident in Stoke-on-Trent on Friday.
He was arrested in the early hours of Saturday morning following an investigation by detectives.
The 17-year-old female victim is being supported by officers.