Category Archive: City Council

Jan 11 2017

Revealed: Statue to honour Stoke-on-Trent’s most famous literary son – Arnold Bennett

Plans to create a statue of Stoke-on-Trent’s most famous literary son have been unveiled – in time to mark the 150th anniversary of his birth. The two metre-high bronze statue of Arnold Bennett would be put in place on newly landscaped public space outside The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery in the city centre, a …

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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 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 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 13 2016

University students join forces with city council to recruit foster carers

Advertising students have been working with the city council on a campaign to recruit more foster carers in Stoke-on-Trent and the surrounding areas. Students on Staffordshire University’s Advertising and Brand Management course have teamed up with the authority’s fostering service to develop the Familiar Places, Familiar Faces campaign. There are currently more than 650 children …

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May 12 2016

City set to become international energy hotspot

International energy gurus have chosen Stoke-on-Trent to act as the UK’s ‘hotspot’ for energy saving district heating expertise – linking into a worldwide network of cities at the forefront of the battle to deliver affordable and clean energy. Pan European energy expert Heatnet has selected Stoke-on-Trent to represent the UK in its international network, in …

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May 06 2016

Three more clobbered with £3,500 in fines in Stoke-on-Trent fly-tipping crackdown

Three people have been ordered to pay a combined total of more than £3,500 after failing to supply information about fly-tipping in Stoke-on-Trent. They were taken to court after waste was dumped at locations in Normacot, Tunstall and Bucknall in three separate incidents, ranging from bags of household waste to clothing and cooking equipment. Now …

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May 03 2016

400 jobs up for grabs as £55m Smithfield development get first private sector tenant

Stoke-on-Trent City Council has announced the first permanent private sector tenant for its flagship Smithfield development – creating up to 400 jobs for the area. Water companies Severn Trent Water and United Utilities, who announced plans to create a new utilities joint venture in March, have today confirmed they will move into Two Smithfield in Stoke-on-Trent …

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