Live updates for Staffordshire and Cheshire have finished for the day but we'll be back from 08:00 Wednesday with the latest news, sport, travel and weather.
- Updates on Tuesday 15 March 2016
- News, sport, travel and weather updates to resume at 08:00 on Wednesday
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What that means is Brewers' fans who renew their ticket before 18 April could find themselves watching Championship football next season for the same price they paid this time last year.
BBC Midlands Today
A naturalist from Staffordshire is embarking on a 500-mile walk to raise funds to help save the endangered curlew.
Mary Colwell is following the path of the bird from Ireland, through Wales, to East Anglia.
The curlew, Europe's largest wading bird, has a long down-curved bill and evocative call.
It was once a common sight across the Staffordshire Moorlands and other upland areas, but its numbers are in steep decline.
As parking charges seem set to rise in Lichfield, council chiefs are hoping an online questionnaire will help them gauge public feeling about the proposed changes.Copyright: Lichfield Mercury
Presenter, BBC Midlands Today
We'll have the latest news for the region from 18:30 on BBC One - here's a look ahead to what will be coming up.
Producer, BBC Radio Stoke
A Stoke-on-Trent man is hoping to win over culinary judges this week with his skills in the kitchen.Copyright: BBC
Joseph Bailey, from Baddeley Green, is in the regional finals of the Roux Scholarship, a prestigious cooking competition.
The 29-year-old told BBC Radio Stoke he's hoping to impress the judges who will include Michel Roux Jr - you can hear the full interview on the BBC Radio Stoke website by clicking here.Quote Message: You've got to take the criticism, they know what they are talking about, so I have to trust in them - if they give me advice I'll follow that advice. from Joseph Bailey
BBC Local LIve
There's a running club in Stoke-on-Trent that says that it doesn't leave anyone alone to run.
The Go Team Running Club was only set up last year, but has already seen membership grow from the original four members.
I went to find out why they've been successful.
BBC Local LIve
A 1000-space car park is opening in Stafford next week as part of a new retail and leisure scheme.Copyright: BBC
The waterfront car park overlooks the new £70m Riverside development and the site's first shops should open this summer.
The project will also include a six-screen cinema.Quote Message: I think that it's bringing all the different strands together - new employers, [a] host of opportunities for employment, growth generally and of course we've got the new cinema [for which] the groundworks are being prepared. from Councillor Patrick Farrington Leader of Stafford Borough Council
Journalist, BBC Radio Stoke
A woman has been bitten by a dog while she was jogging in Hednesford, according to police.Copyright: Google
It happened on Friday say Staffordshire Police, at the junction of Station Road and Rugeley Road.
Officers say the owner of the two black Doberman-type dogs was riding on a bike with the dogs on extendable leads - he continued towards Station Road.
The force say the woman needed to have puncture wounds assessed at Cannock's minor injuries unit.
Newsreader, BBC Radio Stoke
Staffordshire and Cheshire's main headlines this evening include:
- A 1000-space car park is opening in Stafford next week as part of a £70m retail and leisure scheme
- Work is still ongoing to make sure no more oil gets into local waterways after a major fire in Stafford almost a fortnight ago, according to the Environment Agency
- A male and female peregrine falcon pair have been spotted up at the Roaches in the Staffordshire Moorlands
Reporter, BBC Radio Stoke
A man who died after he was hit by a motorbike while crossing the road in Crewe has been named by police.Copyright: Cheshire Police
Cheshire Police say he was Darren Moore, who was 47, of Fairburn Avenue.
The collision happened on Friday morning, outside the entrance to Queens Park.
Every year, brave celebrities take on epic challenges to raise money for Sport Relief.
You don't have to go that far, but can still walk, run or cycle yourself #proud during the 2016 Sport Relief Games from 18-20 March.
A police community support officer who lied on her application form has been given a community order after admitting fraud at court.Copyright: Cannock Mercury
You can also get the latest weather forecast for Staffordshire and Cheshire from the BBC website.
Stoke-on-Trent City Council says it is trying to get the bottom of what it calls a "maintenance issue".
BBC Local Live
Work is still ongoing to make sure no more oil gets into local waterways after a major fire in Stafford almost a fortnight ago, according to the Environment Agency.
The organisation says it is working with warehouse owners Global Hygiene on a "pollution prevention plan" after the fire on 2 March at Astonfields, captured above by the Express & Star newspaper, which involved around 40,000 litres of oil.
Meanwhile Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has still not been revealed what caused the blaze at the industrial cleaning supply firm site.
There's been an accident on Peck Mill Lane in Brindley Ford near the A527 Biddulph Road junction.
The Secretary of State for Transport has heard about progress on a major scheme aimed at boosting the economy, creating jobs, improving safety and opening the door to new homes.Copyright: Uttoxeter Advertiser
BBC Local Live
This stunning picture of the Apedale Wheel in Newcastle-under-Lyme has been tweeted to @BBCRadioStoke by Trond Gunnar Strand.Copyright: Trond Gunnar Strand
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A male and female peregrine falcon pair have been spotted up at the Roaches in the Staffordshire Moorlands.
Staffordshire Wildlife Trust, which manages the area, say the birds are the same couple who raised their family there last year.
They say it's very rare to see peregrine falcons breed in what should be their natural habitat and the trust is looking for volunteers to ensure the protected birds stay safe.