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Name: Eve J
Date registered: Jan 31, 2012

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  1. Community hospital in Stoke-on-Trent forced to keep care beds open after Norovirus outbreak — Nov 15, 2016
  2. GUARDIAN: Why Stoke-on-Trent is a microcosm of the battle for Labour’s soul — Jan 15, 2016
  3. Stoke pottery creates 20 jobs after bringing production back to UK — Jan 4, 2016
  4. Stoke-on-Trent Central MP, Tristram Hunt, says Labour Party, “is in the shit” — Nov 2, 2015
  5. Calling all Pot Bank workers – past and present! — Oct 6, 2015

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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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Jan 15 2016

GUARDIAN: Why Stoke-on-Trent is a microcosm of the battle for Labour’s soul

The grassroots revolt that put Jeremy Corbyn into the leadership has re-energised the city’s moribund constituency parties – but it has also heaped pressure on its more centrist MPs who were already under threat from planned boundary changes

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Jan 04 2016

Stoke pottery creates 20 jobs after bringing production back to UK

A STOKE-ON-TRENT pottery business has created 20 jobs after bringing production back to North Staffordshire. Roy Kirkham & Co outsourced most of its china production in the early 2000s, but investment in machinery has seen 90% per cent of its manufacturing revert to its Tunstall factory. Manufacturing was shifted overseas in the face of cheap …

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Nov 02 2015

Stoke-on-Trent Central MP, Tristram Hunt, says Labour Party, “is in the shit”

The Labour party is “in the shit” and risks turning into a sect, the former shadow education secretary Tristram Hunt has reportedly told students at Cambridge University. At an event entitled Principles, Politics and Pathway to Power, Hunt said: “My fear is algorithmic politics [where because] everyone shares the same views as you on social …

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Oct 06 2015

Calling all Pot Bank workers – past and present!

I am a theatre director looking for pot bank workers to share their stories and memories with me to help create a very special event in London at the V&A museum at the end of October. The piece will be part of a big event called Friday Late at the V&A, themed around the Potteries, …

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Oct 05 2015

How England’s broken ceramics industry put itself back together

More than 150 years after the heyday of the British ceramics industry, things are looking more positive than for some time. Potteries capital Stoke-on-Trent, in Staffordshire, England, is currently hosting the fourth British Biennial Ceramics festival, an eight-week exhibition and international showcase.

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Jul 24 2015

Hospital porter makes history – forgotten first world war massacre of Staffordshire soldiers

By Charlotte Farmer​ A UHNM hospital porter with a passion for local history has had his first-ever book published. Callan Chevin’s ‘Hell at Hohenzollern: Staffordshire’s Blackest Day’ relives the events leading up to the massacre of 500 men from the North Staffordshire regiment during the Battle of Loos. Callan Chevin said: “I felt compelled to write …

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May 14 2015

Revealed: Stoke-on-Trent most working class area in England and Wales

Stoke-on-Trent is the most working class city in England and Wales according to government data. Analysis of census data by the Mirror reveals that over a third of the people there are engaged in the routine and semi-routine jobs associated with the working classes. In the city historically linked with the pottery industries, 68,641 of the …

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Apr 30 2015

SOAPBOX: What planet is Tristram Hunt on?

USER SUBMITTED CONTENT: BY PA BALL Reading Tristram Hunt’s Personally Speaking in the sentinel recently I couldn’t believe my eyes. He talks about October 2010 when austerity was “unleashed”. He says that back in 2010 the Government actually, “inherited a growing economy.” What planet is this guy on, we all know that wasn’t so, the …

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Apr 20 2015

Town Hall fat cats in a Pickle as he scraps days of golden goodbyes

TOWN Hall fat cats will no longer be able to bank on six-figure golden goodbyes in a crackdown on lucrative payouts. Communities Secretary Eric Pickles has brought in new laws to make it easier for local authorities to sack senior members of staff without having to lavish them with bumper settlements. He hopes it will …

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