Martyn Rees raped a 14-year-old and "abused his position" to prey upon some pupils, police say.
Michaela Simkins said the silver keepsake contained a photo of her late son and a lock of his hair.
There are concerns over guards' "reluctance" to record use of force at prisons including HMP Dovegate.
The Big Knit Breakfast group in Stafford uses the craft to help improve its members' wellbeing.
A fundraising event for the Teenage Cancer Trust is planned five years after Stephen Sutton died.
Burton Albion captain Jake Buxton signs a new one-year deal with the League One side.
John Askey is to remain as manager of Port Vale after signing a three-year contract with the League Two club.
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