Tag "Lichfield"

Support for accused protesters

Protesters gather outside Cannock Magistrates Court

Anti-war protesters have claimed that nine people who have appeared in court in connection with a rooftop protest at a factory in Staffordshire have been charged without good reason.

Fuel theft on the rise again

Thousands of drivers across the West Midlands drove off without paying for their petrol over the past year, new figures reveal.

Unemployment still falling in the West Midlands

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Unemployment in the West Midlands fell by 3,000 to 210,000 between April and June, says the Office for National Statistics. That is down 61,000, or 22.6 per cent, over the last 12 months.