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(Placename) a market town in central England, administrative centre of Staffordshire. Pop: 63 681 (2001)


(Biography) Sir Edward William. 1819–1901, New Zealand statesman, born in Scotland: prime minister of New Zealand (1856–61; 1865–69; 1872)
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1. Jean, 1915–79, U.S. novelist and short-story writer.
2. a city in Staffordshire, in central England. 121,500.
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Kirsten Shore, from Stafford, Staffordshire, tweeted: "Thanks @Tesco for selling me a gone off turkey & wrecking my 1st xmas day cooked at my home!
Cherwell Valley in Oxfordshire: M40 at J10 and from A43 Birch, Greater Manchester: M62 between J18-19 Hilton Park, Staffordshire: M6 between J10A-11 Chievely in West Berkshire: M4 at J13 Trowell in Nottinghamshire: M1 between J25-26 Stafford, Staffordshire: M6 between J14 -15 Heston, Greater London: M4 between J2-3 Tebay in Cumbria: M6 between J38-39 Blyth, Nottinghamshire: A1 at J34 Stirling: 9 at J9 and from A91, A872 Tamworth, Staffordshire: M42 at J10 and from A5 Pease Pottage, West Sussex: M23 at J11 and from A26 Grantham North in Lincolnshire : A1 Gonerby Moor and from B1174 Great North Road
It recently won the national title at Stafford, Staffordshire, and also headed the entries at Telford in Shropshire.
HMP Stafford, Staffordshire, where Harris is serving his sentence
Amy Cooper, 33, and her husband Mark, 35, live in Penkridge, near Stafford, Staffordshire, with their son, Edward, who is 21 months.
A second director, Andrew Grey, has told the Chronicle he had "no part" in the firm, while listed directors Jill Gascoigne and Sean Hambridge, of Douglas Road, Stafford, Staffordshire, also say they have "nothing to do with the company".
Conservatives said they could gain seats including Burton, Stafford, Staffordshire Moorlands and Tamworth in a general election, based on the local election result.
A flying saucer was reported in Stafford, Staffordshire, and a fast moving triangular shaped object in Wakefield, West Yorkshire.
Nominations should be submitted to to: Coca-Cola Schools Coach Of The Year, English Schools Football Association, 1-2, Eastgate Street, Stafford, Staffordshire ST16 2NQ.
Kinnon, 48, of Station Road, Stafford, Staffordshire said: "I felt sick and disgusted when the allegations were made, because none of it was true."

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