Sep 01

EVENT: North Staffs Pensioners’ Convention “Spotlight on Education” meeting

A lively debate is promised at the joint North Staffs Trades Council, Stoke-on-Trent National Union of Teachers, and North Staffs Pensioners Convention “Spotlight on Education” meeting, taking place from 6.30pm-8.30 on Friday 5th September at Hanley’s Mitchell Arts Centre in Stoke-on-Trent. The two-hour meeting will feature local MP and Shadow Secretary of State for Education, …

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Sep 01

As I See It: Cognitive dissonance from NHS bosses planning changes to cancer care

Under plans put forward by the government NHS Cancer and End of Life services in Staffordshire are being opened up to tenders from private companies, a contract worth £1.2 billion. There is, say campaign group Cancer-Not for Profit, no business case for privatising the service citing figures from the Office of National Statistics showing that …

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Sep 01

Stoke-on-Trent City Council set for £5.5 million budget overspend

Cash-strapped Stoke-on-Trent City Council is set to be £5.5m overspent at the end of the financial year according to a council report to the Labour Cabinet last week. The majority of the overspending is in the council “People’s Directorate” run by £168,000-a-year director Tony Oakman, and includes: £2.1m in learning disabilities £1.7m in private sector …

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Aug 29

EVENT: North Staffs Pensioners’ Convention to discuss the privatisation of public services

At next Monday’s meeting of the North Staffs Pensioners’ Convention the main topic of debate will be the future of our NHS.  Governments of both political persuasions have brought in the private sector to deliver vital services that were previously provided directly by the Health Service.  The meeting will ask ‘can we no can longer …

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VIDEO: Titan the Robot at Chelsea Flower Show 2014 that cost taxpayers £2450

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Aug 28

Listen to Mohammed Pervez talking about the Chelsea Flower Show Here

Listen to Cllr Dave Conway, City Independent leader, and Labour council leader, Mohammed Pervez on Radio Stoke 28 Aug 2014 click on play above. To listen to the full BBC Radio Stoke Drivetime Show go HERE: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p024tqmg

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Aug 28

Have you seen this man? Body camera captures moment waste is fly-tipped

Residents are being urged to help identify a man caught on a body camera dumping waste at a vacant property on a residential street. The man was captured on the innovative technology worn by a Stoke-on-Trent City Council environmental crime officer. The incident happened at 7.55am last Saturday (23 August) in the rear garden of …

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Aug 28

Stoke-on-Trent City Council leader admits £330,000 cost of Chelsea Flower Show garden was “extortionate” as he pulls plug on next year’s event

MOHAMMED PERVEZ, Labour leader of Stoke-on-Trent City Council admitted in a radio interview that the costs to taxpayers of £330,000 to have a garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show was “extortionate”. The extraordinary admission comes after the council revealed, in a question put by PotteriesEYE at next week’s council meeting, that the council would …

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Aug 28

EXCLUSIVE: Stoke-on-Trent taxpayers fork out £2,450 on “Titan” the robot at RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

A “barmy” cash-strapped council, who are now begging the government to give them extra cash to fill potholes, forked out £2,450 on a “Titan Robotic Character” at the 2014 RHS Chelsea Flower Show as part of£59,818.04 public relations bill PotteriesEYE can exclusively reveal. Stoke-on-Trent City Council have come under fire after spending over £300,000 on the …

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Aug 27

Volunteers fear for future of Gladstone Pottery Museum as visitor numbers plummet by half

A museum which closed it’s doors two-days-a-week, due to Stoke-on-Trent City Council budget cuts, has seen a 45% drop in visitor numbers since last year, figures released by the council have revealed. Gladstone Pottery Museum in Longton was closed two days a week as part of the city council £20m budget cuts earlier this year, …

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