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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.

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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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