Today in Burton, Lichfield & Tamworth
Counci tax rise to increase police funding
Staffordshire residents are being asked to pay more towards the cost of policing the county.
Dance teacher jailed for sexually abusing pupils
A former dance teacher from Tamworth has been sentenced to five years in prison for sexually abusing some of his pupils.
Showbiz and Entertainment
Ant and Dec big winners at National Television Awards
Ant and Dec won best presenters for a 17th time in a row at the National Television Awards and also collected the first ever Bruce Forsyth Entertainment Award.
Shakira facing alleged tax-dodging investigation in Spain
Shakira has become the latest celebrity to find themselves under investigation by the Spanish authorities for possible tax evasion.