Oct 01

Fenton residents get chance to have their say over Town Council bid

Stoke-on-Trent City Council is launching a 12-week governance review to assess whether or not to establish a town or parish council for the two wards in Fenton, after receiving a petition signed by more than 1,500 residents. Over the next three months a series of feedback events are being held, at which residents of Fenton …

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Sep 30

Stoke-on-Trent jobs safe as BET365 moves operations to Gibraltar

Stoke-on-Trent largest’s employer BET365 says it will keep a “significant presence” in the city following an announcement it is moving remote gambling operations to Gibraltar. It makes the firm the last of the major betting companies to move offshore. The firm’s gaming business has been operating from Gibraltar since 2007 and they said they have decided to make Gibraltar the hub …

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Sep 29

As I See It: The art of regeneration

What does the city centre need to blow away the cobwebs of neglect and turn it into the place to be for groovy metropolitan types? A chumbrella of course; no I’d never heard of one before either. This is less of a surprise than maybe it should be since the chumbrella has just been invented …

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Sep 29

Stoke-on-Trent City Council HS2 station bid set to be rejected next month

Stoke-on-Trent City Council’s bid to get a HS2 station looks to have failed as the chairman of HS2, Sir David Higgins, will give the green light to rival Crewe instead and confirm it next month. The Labour run authority has spent £300,000 of taxpayers cash on trying to pursued the government to change the proposed …

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Sep 26

Stoke-on-Trent councillors still not being kept informed of £60m civic centre project progress says district auditor

The district auditor has told Stoke-on-Trent City Council it needs to do more to keep councillors informed of the costs and progress of the controversial new £60m civic centre in Hanley for the second year running. Mark Stocks, of Grant Thorntons told councillors at the council’s audit committee that the council promised to keep councillors informed …

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Sep 23

Latest planning applications in Stoke-on-Trent week beginning 15 Sept 2014

Here are the latest planning applications across Stoke-on-Trent for the week beginning 15 September 2014. Click on the link to get all the latest details of the application: Erection of detached dwelling and garage Land at junction of, Madison Street/High Street, Tunstall, Stoke on Trent ST6 5EN Ref. No: 57436/FUL | Received: Mon 15 Sep …

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Sep 22

EXCLUSIVE: Former Labour Stoke-on-Trent City Council deputy leader Paul Shotton set to face public standards hearing in October

The former leader of Stoke-on-Trent City Council, Labour’s Paul Shotton, who lost his post and was suspended by the Labour Party over fake text messages, is set for a public standards hearing on Tuesday 13 October (9.30 a.m. start), PotteriesEYE can reveal. Cllr Dave Conway, leader of the City Independents, formally made a complaint about …

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Sep 17

EVENT: Rowan Williams public lecture at Keele

The Rt Reverend Rowan Williams, former Archbishop of Canterbury, will give a public lecture at Keele University next month. The lecture, titled: “Mysticism and Politics: Two Worlds or One?”, takes place on 2 October 2014 at 6.30pm in the Lecture Theatre, David Weatherall Building, Keele University. Next year sees the 500th anniversary of the birth …

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Sep 17

Crackdown on “legal highs” across the city in police and council joint operation

OFFICERS from Stoke-on-Trent City Council and Staffordshire Police visited seven premises, three of which were found to be selling legal highs, in a joint crackdown on the growing trend. The three traders were issued with notices requiring further labelling to be marked on the products, and all traders visited were given advice and guidance about …

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Sep 17

Flu vaccination for 4,500 Stoke-on-Trent pupils aged between 11 to 13 this winter

YEAR 7 and year 8 schoolchildren across Stoke-on-Trent are to receive flu vaccinations before winter this year as part of a NHS England pilot scheme. The scheme is expected to be introduced across the country in a few years, which will target 700,000 children aged between 11 and 13. Stoke-on-Trent pupils will be among the first in the …

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