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I'm Kim, I'm 20 and in my third year of studying Journalism at Staffordshire University. I am a practicing freelancer and am passionate about everything I do. I love to have a go at everything and am interested in Multimedia journalism.
Stoke-on-Trent City Council could face a £1 million-a-year bill if they do not manage to sell buildings they no longer want to use.
The council is trying to sell 29 office buildings, which include the Civic Centre and Kingsway Hall, to help pay for their move to the new Central Business District in Hanley.
The date for the opening of Hanley’s new bus station has finally been revealed.
Stoke-on-Trent City Council has said the station will be open for passengers on March 26, with the first journey likely to operate at 5am.
Angry members of the public were booted out of Stoke-on-Trent City Council’s budget meeting after booing councillors.
A packed public gallery was ordered out after repeated warnings from Lord Mayor Terry Crowe about heckling speaking Labour councillors and shouting out during speeches.
Hundreds of people marched with masks and banners from Hanley to Stoke in a protest at their city council today (February 23).
The “March on Stoke” event attracted up to 1,000 people despite the cold, according to Staffordshire Police.
EXCLUSIVE: Workers at Stoke-on-Trent City Council say they are so scared of being caught taking part in March on Stoke they plan to wear masks.
Many say they fear “severe repercussions” if they are identified during the protest.
Campaigners are making one last push for Stoke-on-Trent residents to join them for the March on Stoke.
Final preparations are being made after thousands of leaflets went out to locals encouraging them to get involved in the protest walk from Hanley to Stoke.
Stafford’s HMV music and DVD store is to close with the loss of 10 jobs, administrators have announced.
The town centre shop is one of another 37 HMV outlets facing the axe over the next six weeks.
Stoke City councillors have defeated a late bid to scupper the city’s Central Business District plans for Hanley.
Councillors battled it out for two hours at the Civic Centre to decide on a motion which called for a “radical rethink” on the £40 million CBD proposals.
Stoke City defender Ryan Shotton returned to his home town to switch on the Christmas lights in Fenton.
The event saw market stalls, fairground rides and local schools come together to celebrate the event – despite it not being funded by Stoke-on-Trent City Council.