Archive for April, 2012
A Stoke-on-Trent man who stole a car and crashed it onto its roof before fleeing, has been jailed for 16 weeks by magistrates.
Andrew Proctor, 23, of Chell Heath Road, was sentenced after pleading guilty at North Staffs Magistrates.
An all-terrain fire and rescue vehicle has been unveiled by Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service.
The Unimog is a four-wheel drive appliance designed to combat muddy and rocky surfaces and can travel through water over a metre deep.
A Stoke-on-Trent charity shop has hit out at the rise in the price of sending letters and parcels.
First class stamps now cost 60p, a rise from 46p, while a second class stamp costs 5op, up from 36p.
Stoke-on-Trent City Council leader Mohammed Pervez has assured taxpayers accepting an offer from Port Vale buyer Keith Ryder is the best move for all parties.
Port Vale were lent £2.25million by the council in 2005, and while some of this has been paid off, the authority is still owed £1.86m by the club.
Time is almost up for people to have their say on whether school term times should change in Stoke-on-Trent.
Stoke-on-Trent City Council opened the poll in December to find out whether locals would prefer a five term system, which would cut the summer vacation down to four weeks and introduce a ‘Potters Holiday’ in late June.
Leek Town missed out on promotion to the Evo-Stik Premier League South after losing in their Division One play-off final against Ilkeston.
They had booked their place after a penalty shootout success against Carlton in the semi-final.
Eight teenage boys have been arrested in connection with a fire in Longton, Stoke-on-Trent.
The blaze happened at 4pm yesterday (April 29), destroying a storage factory belonging to Time Square Ltd, on Caroline Street, and closing a nearby railway line.