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A day of discussions and debate on environmental issues took centre stage among leaders of the ceramics industry in Staffordshire.

Ceramics 2011 brought manufacturers, suppliers and buyers together to explore vital issues affecting the future of the industry.


Residents facing the prospect of a high speed rail line passing near their homes have been warning councillors and MPs that the proposals could blight communities in Staffordshire.

A HS2 meeting saw a panel made up of the leader of Stoke-on-Trent City Council Mohammed Pervez, Geoffrey Robinson MP, Tristram Hunt MP, leader of Staffordshire County Council Cllr Philip Atkins and Guardian columnist Julian Glover discuss the scheme, while the audience were also given the opportunity to share their views.


Cannock Hockey Club are once again hosting the Futures Cup with the country’s most promising young players taking part.

Selected 15 to 18-year-olds are representing 12 Junior Regional Performance Centres and will compete for the title in the competition that gives youngsters a taste of the professional environment of an international hockey tournament.

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