1. Hannah Stokes

The Hobbit author's Staffordshire connections

It's not long now before Hobbit fans get their next instalment of Middle Earth as the second part of the blockbuster epic hits our screens.

In the West Midlands it's usually Birmingham that plays up its connections to the author JRR Tolkien - with Sarehole Mill and Moseley Bog both his childhood haunts.

But now Staffordshire is getting in on the act too.