Archive for August, 2012
Ashley Birks is set to defend the Bronze Helmet against Buxton’s Charles Wright.
The Stoke Easy Rider Potters ace will compete for the title ahead of the National Trophy meeting at Loomer Road tomorrow night (September 1).
A man has been injured after being hit by a car in Stoke-on-Trent.
The crash happened on Chell Heath Road, Chell at 7.10am this morning (August 31).
New Stoke City signing Charlie Adam says he is “delighted” to have signed for the Potters.
The Scotland midfielder made the switch from Liverpool for a fee of around £4million.
Burton Albion failed to earn a Premier League glamour tie in the League Cup third round.
However, the Brewers will be hoping they can progress even further in the competition after being drawn away at Bradford.
Gary Rowett’s men are now Staffordshire’s sole representatives in the League Cup after Stoke City were dumped out by Swindon Town.
The League Two sides will face each other in the week beginning September 24.
A Stafford takeaway owner has been banned from running a food business.
Nural Rashid, of Aldersleigh Drive, was given a food hygiene prohibition order by Magistrates in Stafford after admitting seven breaches of regulations at his Akash takeaway on Newport Road.
Three survivors of a World War Two atrocity 70 years ago are visiting Stoke-on-Trent.
The Lidice tragedy in 1942 saw hundreds of families massacred by the Nazis. However, the Czech village was rebuilt five years later after Stoke-on-Trent councillor Barnett Stross enlisted the help of local coal miners who donated a week’s wages to the Lidice Shall Live campaign.
Burton Albion’s highly-rated striker Billy Kee has signed a new three-year contract.
The former Torquay man netted 12 times in 14 games last season for the club and had been linked with a move away from the Brewers.
Staffordshire Paralympic hopefuls are gearing up for their events after the Games began with a spectacular opening ceremony.
Equestrian rider Lee Pearson CBE, Goalball player Jessica Luke and sitting volleyball participant Richard Dobell will be carrying the county’s hopes in London.
Stoke City manager Tony Pulis has congratulated Swindon Town on their League Cup win over the Potters – but admitted the defeat was “disappointing”.
Robins striker James Collins netted a hat-trick as Paolo Di Canio’s men produced a giant-killing act to win 4-3 in extra time at the Britannia Stadium.