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Staffordshire

(ˈstæfədˌʃɪə; -ʃə)
n
(Placename) a county of central England: lowlands in the east and south rise to the Pennine uplands in the north; important in the history of industry, coal and iron having been worked at least as early as the 13th century. In 1974 the industrial area in the S passed to the new county of West Midlands; Stoke-on-Trent became an independent unitary authority in 1997. Administrative centre: Stafford. Pop (excluding Stoke-on-Trent): 811 000 (2003 est). Area (excluding Stoke-on-Trent): 2624 sq km (1013 sq miles)

Staf•ford•shire

(ˈstæf ərdˌʃɪər, -ʃər)

n.
a county in central England. 1,047,400; 1154 sq. mi. (2715 sq. km). Also called Stafford, Staffs (stafs).
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Ray Smythe, a former police officer and clerk to Heath Hayes And Wimblebury Parish Council, said: "Ethel Powell was an amazing person whose singlemindedness and determination over many years raised vast sums for Cannock Hospital.
PCSO Andrew Turnock was named Citizen Of The Year by Heath Hayes and Wimblebury Parish Council, Staffordshire, at a recent meeting.
Maddox, 38, a lorry loader from Wimblebury, Staffs, won first prize of pounds 50,000 in the Better Bookmaker-sponsored competition, and just for good measure landed the second prize of pounds 10,000 as well, taking his haul to pounds 60,000.
Maddox, 38, a lorry loader from Wimblebury, Staffs, won first prize of EUR73,500 in the Better bookmaker-sponsored competition, and just for good measure landed the second prize of EUR14,000 as well, taking his haul to EUR88,500.
30pm on September 14 passers-by reported to police finding a 47-year-old man lying in Wimblebury Road at the junction of Littleworth Road, near the Trafalgar Pub, suffering from serious head injuries.
David Ross (27) of Sycamore Road, Wimblebury, Staffordshire, was also told to sign on the sex offenders register for life.
Diane Todd, councillor for Heath Hayes and Wimblebury, said: "That's not the behaviour I expect of a councillor, she needs to make sure that she isn't seen sat swigging from bottles like this.
of Freemantle Drive, Wimblebury, Cannock, was cleared of inflicting grievous bodily harm with intent.
Diane, 37, of nearby Wimblebury, split from her husband 18 months ago and divorced last year.
HEATH Hayes and Wimblebury Parish Council has become the first parish council in Staffordshire to sign up to Cannock Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty's (AONB) membership scheme.
A jury took four-and-a-half hours to reach its verdict against Philip Childs (38), of Freemantle Drive, Wimblebury, Cannock.