Oct 20

Young people could lose out on apprenticeships report warns

School leavers may not be able to undertake apprenticeships in the future because of Government reforms, a report has warned.

The effect of changes to the funding and academic standards of apprenticeships has the potential to lock many young people permanently into unqualified jobs or no job at all.

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Oct 20

Latest Stoke-on-Trent planning applications from 13 October 2014

Here are all the latest planning applications from Stoke-on-Trent city council. Just click on the application to get the full details. Single storey rear extension (prior notification) 47 Stonor Street, Cobridge, Stoke On Trent, ST6 3JN Ref. No: 57567/PNH | Received: Wed 15 Oct 2014 | Validated: Wed 15 Oct 2014 | Status: Registered Change …

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Oct 16

“Significant number” of child sex exploitation complaints since publicity say Staffordshire Police

A “significant number” of complaints have recently been received by Staffordshire Police regarding child sexual exploitation (CSE) in Stoke-on-Trent since the publicity surrounding the issue hit the media, according to acting assistant chief constable, Jon Drake. He said CSE was an umbrella term which covered a variety of crimes including online sharing of images, to individuals who …

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Oct 14

Sentinel editor shock departure after 15 months in charge

The editor of the Sentinel, based in Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, has stepped down after 15 months at the helm in has been announced.

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VIDEO: Paul Shotton Standards Hearing 13 October 2014

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Oct 14

Former deputy leader Paul Shotton brought council into disrepute standards hearing rules

City Councillors have ruled that Paul Shotton, the former deputy council leader, brought the authority and his office into disrepute by sending text messages under false names to BBC Radio Stoke. A standards hearing panel held 0n Monday, 13 October, heard that the Fenton East councillor had admitted sending 15 texts over a six months …

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Oct 12

SOAPBOX: Child sex exploitation in Stoke-on-Trent – THE UNANSWERED QUESTIONS

This week Stoke-on-Trent City Council released a report regarding child sexual exploitation within the city – essentially a report to a scrutiny committee requested by them in the wake of the Rotherham scandal. Along side this released is a review conducted by “experts” which assesses the current support and provisions in place which reads well …

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Oct 08

Report reveals over 100 children targeted for child sex exploitation in Stoke-on-Trent last year

More than 100 Potteries children were targeted and vulnerable to child sex exploitation last year a report released by Stoke-on-Trent City Council has revealed. Portfolio holder for Children’s Services, Cllr Gwen Hassall said: “We take the issue of child sexual exploitation extremely [CSE] seriously. That is why as part of our overall strategy to prevent CSE in …

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Oct 08

Must watch TV’s BBC Midlands Today – big Stoke-on-Trent story about child exploitation breaking tonight

PotteriesEYE has learned that TV’s BBC Midlands Today are breaking a big story about alleged child exploitation operating in Stoke-on-Trent tonight. Embargoed press statements and reports coming out of Stoke-on-Trent City Council now. BBC Midlands Today 6.30pm BBC1 Updated as the news breaks.

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Oct 06

Tristram Hunt MP: All David Cameron has left now is abuse

It was like being berated for a lack of financial planning by Mr Micawber. Or boorishness by Jeremy Clarkson. To be accused by David Cameron in his party conference speech of “hypocrisy” was rich indeed.

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