Tag "Cannock Chase"

Olympic Park tower now in Zaun's orbit

Zaun's fencing is now in place around the Orbit tower on the Olympic Park

A string of projects at home and abroad are keeping a Wolverhampton-based fencing company busy. Zaun, one of the region’s big winners of work during the London 2012 Olympics with orders for its securit

Unemployment fall in West Midlands is largest in UK

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The West Midlands has seen one of the biggest falls in unemployment in the UK over the last year, new official figures reveal today. The UK jobless total has fallen at its fastest rate in 16 years as new figures show UK unemployment dropped by 161,000 to 2.16 million between February and April.

Photographic archive is essential to giving the people of the West Midlands a voice

The Mayor and Earl of Lichfield in a Stafford tank parade, in 1941

The Express and Star’s photographic archive is a unique and historically valuable collection of photographs and it is wonderful news that it has taken a leap forward towards being made accessible by digitisation not only for historians, researchers, and schools but also for family historians and indeed all the people of the West Midlands, writes Professor Carl Chinn.

Remember what we have done – Clegg

Nick Clegg addresses staff at East End Foods

Nick Clegg has pleaded with voters in the West Midlands to remember the Liberal Democrats’ achievements in government – even though they are fielding candidates in just 27 per cent of wards in next week’s council elections.

Family's shock as Stafford Hospital inquest is halted

John Moore-Robinson

The family of a cyclist who was discharged from Stafford Hospital just hours after being admitted with potentially life-threatening injuries have spoken of their "total shock" after a second inquest into his death was dramatically halted.