Noel gets mention in the papers

While many folk immediately bring to mind a county characterised by industries like those in the Potteries, Noel Bennett says there are many more treasures to discover, such as the natural beauty of its sweeping hills and valleys, and jewels such as Cannock Chase and the Staffordshire Moorlands.

"With plenty of places to visit, Staffordshire truly is a great county in which to live," he said.

"Photography has always played an important part in my life, from a 12-framed Kodak 120 film in a Box Brownie back in the 1960s, to the success and rewards I enjoy today with my faithful Nikon.

Noel Bennett