Author Archive: Jodi Law
Residents in Tunstall have welcomed a ban on drinking alcohol in public places.
They say it will make the streets safer and crackdown on booze-fuelled anti-social behaviour, vandalism and violence.
A hotel in Stoke-on-Trent will be welcoming spirits beyond the grave when it hosts a night of Mediumship to raise money for charities.
The Quality Hotel in Hanley hopes to split the money raised between the University Hospital of North Staffordshire charity (UHNS charity) and Clare Hill’s three-year-old son Ollie.
Longton RUFC are hoping for a “better performance” as they face up to Dudley Kingswinford for the first time since a 48-6 defeat in October.
The recent bad weather has meant Longton have been inactive for the last few weeks, but the squad have been busy training to stay sharp.
A Stafford supermarket is helping customers find love in a speed dating event.
Eighty Asda stores across the country are holding the romantic nights this evening (February 13).
A Tunstall man is leading a campaign against the possible closure of his local police station.
Doug Green, 81, who is Chairman of the Friends of Tunstall War Memorial Committee, has lived in the town all of his life and petitioned back in 2006 to have the station manned 24-hours a day.
Olympic gold medalist Duncan Goodhew MBE has visited a Longton school ahead of sports training and coaching session.
The swimming star, who won gold at the 1980 Olympics in Moscow, appeared at Belgrave St Batholomew’s Academy as an ambassador for Premier Sport.
Work has begun on the new bus station in Hanley.
The start of work on the foundations today (January 30) marks the beginning of the £350m regeneration of the area, which will also include a new shopping centre and leisure complex.
The number of teenage pregnancies in Stoke-on-Trent has fallen for the third consecutive year.
In the first nine months of 2010 there were 165 pregnant 15 to 17-year-old girls, compared with 194 in the 2009 and 211 for the same period in 2008.
A Stafford pop-punk band have got into the festive spirit by releasing a Christmas single.
Platypus Duck, comprising of Michael Jones, 24, Samuel Ryan, 20, Ryan Brookes,19, and Lee Barnes, 24, have released Big Red as a free download.