Nov 29 2016

Struggling Stoke-on-Trent residents to be clobbered with 3% council tax rise

The City Independent, Conservative and UKIP coalition are proposing to hit struggling Stoke-on-Trent residents with a 3% council tax hike – whilst slashing council services by £61m and nearly three hundred jobs loses. City Independent council leader Dave Conway told PotteriesEYE that he was trying to keep the jobs loses as low as possible. “I …

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Nov 29 2016

Stoke-on-Trent City Council budget proposals released at 5pm today!

Will council tax rise or be frozen? More cuts to services or has austerity come to an end? Will staff be safe in their jobs? Find out at 5pm as Stoke-on-Trent City Council’s City Independent, Conservative and UKIP coalition release their budget proposals for 2017.  

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Nov 28 2016

Hanley Event: Pensioners’ Convention Christmas Show

The Grey Power public meeting on Monday will be a change from the normal routine. Alan Barrett, Stoke based artist, poet and entertainer, has arranged a show to celebrate the end of another busy year at the North Staffs Pensioners’ Convention. He has brought together a range of local performers – Mel Baines (50’s and …

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Nov 16 2016

Hanley housing zone set to move step closer

Plans to develop one of the city’s Housing Zone areas are set to take a major step forward – with high end rental accommodation being earmarked for the site. The four-acre Bridgewater site – located off Lichfield Street in Hanley – is seen as a major visual gateway into the city centre and could contribute …

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Nov 15 2016

Sentinel slide continues as paper sales continue to tumble

Sales of The Sentinel newspaper, based in Stoke-on-Trent, have hit a new low in its 162 year history, according to the latest circulation figures released by the Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC), which shows average daily sales in June 2016 of 27,167. This is a 40% decline on The Sentinel sales just 4 years ago of 48,155 copies. …

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Nov 15 2016

Community hospital in Stoke-on-Trent forced to keep care beds open after Norovirus outbreak

Bradwell Hospital staff in Stoke-on-Trent have been forced to keep open community care beds after an outbreak of the Norovirus.
It follows a recent decision by North Staffordshire Clinical Commissioning Group to close local community care beds to save money and get patients to be treated at home.

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Nov 14 2016

Christmas and New Year events across Stoke-on-Trent 2016

Event Name Description Location Event Dates View Event Stoke-on-Trent City Centre Christmas Lights Switch-on The event will kick-start a host of Christmas celebrations across Stoke-on-Trent and marks the beginning of late night shopping in the City Centre. Albion Square 17/11/2016 View Event Hartshill Christmas Fair A traditional Christmas Fair with stalls and demonstrations from local …

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Nov 14 2016

Stoke-on-Trent Event: Hanley Christmas Lights switch on 2016

Thousands are expected to attend a spectacular fireworks display, Christmas lights switch on and the opening of the Winter Wonderland in Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent this Thursday – 17 November 2016. The focus of the show, in Albion Square, will be a magical aerial performance of ‘The Christmas Dream Machine’ by Emergency Exit Arts, an enchanting adventure story told …

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May 16 2016

Aspiring Stoke-on-Trent sport stars receive funding boost

Seven up-and-coming sporting stars have received a share of more than £4,000 to help them reach their full potential – thanks to a project celebrating Stoke-on-Trent European City of Sport 2016. They have received awards from Stoke-on-Trent City Council’s Talented Athlete Support fund to help with the costs of training and competing in their chosen …

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May 16 2016

Watch out, there’s sugar about!

As part of National Smile Month (May 16 June 16), Stoke-on-Trent City Council’s oral health team will be out in the city to raise awareness of the amounts of sugar in certain soft drinks and to show people how to brush their teeth effectively. Events will take place as follows: Wednesday, May 18 – 9.30am …

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