Jan 28 2015

EVENT: Potteries Museum and Art Gallery – What did Penda’s Gods ever do for us?

The Anglo-Saxon Staffordshire Hoard continues to exert a strong fascination as historians and scientists explore the origins of this fabulous treasure. But in order to fully appreciate the Hoard we need to understand the society that created it. Members of Angelcynn will explore magic, mystery, religion, and medicine in Mercia during the reign of the …

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Jan 28 2015

EVENT: Potteries Museum & Art Gallery – SOUL NIGHT

The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery Friday Twilight – Soul Night Friday 13 February 7 – 9.30pm To celebrate the opening of our new display charting the history of British soul music and the early tower block radio movement, the museum presents an evening of soul music performed by professional local artist Charmaine Baines. Over …

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Jan 28 2015

EVENT: Potteries past set for silver screen at Gladstone Pottery Museum this Satuday

This weekend Jeff Kent will be talking about the making of his ‘Pictures from the Potteries’ DVD and showing extracts of the film at Gladstone Pottery Museum. On Saturday 31 January at 1.30pm visitors can find out more about the DVD which contains film of our area taken by Jeff’s father. The collection of cine …

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Jan 28 2015

Volunteer led libraries open across Stoke-on-Trent

Fitness fanatics are exercising their brains as well as their bodies after book collections opened at two leisure centres as part of an innovative citywide project to get more people reading books. Members of Wallace Sports and Education Centre, in Abbey Hulton, and Northwood Stadium are keeping fit and taking out books at the same …

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Jan 28 2015

Longton and Burslem £1.7m regeneration windfall

Nearly £1.7 million is set to be spent bringing buildings and businesses back to life in two of Stoke-on-Trent’s towns – and boosting their economies at the same time. The works, getting under way in Burslem and Longton this month, will see the restoration and repair of listed buildings and shop fronts, and the creation …

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Jan 27 2015

“Save Meals on Wheels” campaign to take centre stage at Pensioners’ Convention meeting

The North Staffordshire Pensioners’ Convention will hold their monthly meeting next Monday (2 Feb 2015) at the Potteries Museum and Art Gallery at 10.30am  with the “Save Meals on Wheels” campaign at the top of the agenda. Around 250 OAPs are set to lose the service if proposals put forward by the Labour-run authority, as …

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Jan 26 2015

UKIP announce candidates for Stoke-on-Trent for 2015 parliamentary election

UKIP have announced their Prospective Parliamentary Candidates for the three Stoke-on-Trent constituencies. Tariq Mahmood is the last to be selected by UKIP as the PPC for the Stoke-on-Trent South constituency. He is a barrister who lives locally with his wife and three children.  He joins Geoff Locke in Stoke-on-Trent North and Mick Harold in Stoke-on-Trent …

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Jan 22 2015

Police fraud unit investigate theft and misconduct at Stoke-on-Trent City Council

Detectives from the fraud unit of Staffordshire Police’s major and organised crime department are reviewing allegations that items were stolen from a call centre in Stoke and sold on eBay. It is understood the staff being investigated no longer work for Stoke-on-Trent City Council and no arrests have yet been made. The allegations were first …

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Jan 22 2015

Question mark over structural safety of new Hanley civic centre – Smithfield

The structural safety of one of the Smithfield buildings – the controversial £55m new council civic offices – is still being investigated by the city council and developer Genr8 – first revealed on PotteriesEYE in December.. PotteriesEYE has been told by sources that the problem is with the prefabricated concrete floors. Stoke-on-Trent City Council staff …

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Jan 21 2015

Mohammed Pervez: Sophia and Stoke-on-Trent stand up for human rights

The events in France in the last week have been a real shock to the system. It has reinforced the need for everyone to come together to celebrate our common humanity and reject violence and intolerance. The vast majority of people want security, safety and the right to live their lives according to their own …

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