Archive for October, 2011
A woman has died after a car and a lorry collided on a busy Stoke-on-Trent road.
The victim, who was driving the car, suffered serious injuries in the accident on Shelton New Road.
Paramedics tried to revive her at the scene after she went into traumatic cardiac arrest, but she was confirmed dead.
Kidsgrove Athletic have drawn Bradford Park Avenue as they bid to secure a money-spinning place in the First Round of the FA Cup. Following their 2-1 victory at the weekend, today’s Fourth Qualifying Round draw gave Kidsgrove a home tie and they stand to net a financial windfall from a big draw should they reach [...]
Protests are set to take place in Stoke-on-Trent, Newcastle and Stafford as part of a campaign against youth unemployment. Spurred on by the Occupy movement, young people in Staffordshire will take to the streets in protest at high unemployment and government cutbacks. The Youth Fight Against Unemployment campaign is planning marches on Wednesday and Thursday [...]
A colourful array of characters took to the streets of Staffordshire for Douglas Macmillan Hospice’s annual Bring A Pound To Work Day. Staff from Signal 1 and 2 donned fancy dress as they joined hospice supporters to drive around the city in a bright red double decker bus visiting local companies taking part in the initiative. [...]
A new walkway which aims to prevent damage to heathland has been unveiled. The boardwalk, which has been built at the Chasewater Country Park, aims to protect sensitive plants on the north shore of the reservoir that have been damaged by footsteps. The plants, which are a mixture of heathland plants including Flora and Fauna, [...]
Stoke City kept up their strong start to the season with a 2-0 home win against Fulham. The Potters proved too strong for the Cottagers as second half goals from Jon Walters and Rory Delap secured the points. The victory keeps up Stoke’s impressive home record and manager Tony Pulis believes fortress Britannia will be [...]
Chasetown FC manager Charlie Blakemore has ended his time in charge of the club after almost eight years. Blakemore is resigning to concentrate on his job as a managing director at BAE systems. But he will still be involved with the club, taking up a seat on the board. Chairman John Donnelly paid tribute to [...]