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VIDEO: Great War secrets given up by Cannock Chase

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With its sweeping hills, towering trees and flowing streams, Cannock Chase is rightly regarded as one of the finest locations in the Midlands – but many might not know the important role it played during the First World War.

Poll: Should workers be allowed time to watch the Olympics?

Jessica Ennis-Hill at the London Olympics

Employers are being urged to allow flexible working in the coming weeks so any sports-mad staff can watch the Olympics. The conciliation service Acas issued guidance to help firms deal with any potential problems after the Games start next month.