Tag: Mark Meredith
A giant screen in the city centre will air the Tour of Britain when the race comes to Stoke-on-Trent.
Councillor Mark Meredith confirmed the plan after ITV4 announced it would broadcast the event.
A Spitfire flypast will help a Stoke-on-Trent museum’s fundraising efforts to restore its own flying ace.
The iconic World War Two aircraft will take to the skies above the Potteries Museum & Art Gallery at 2.45pm tomorrow (September 8).
Stoke-on-Trent is set to welcome Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins when the Tour of Britain visits the city.
The Olympic gold medallist is included on the provisional start list for the event, alongside GB team-mate Mark Cavendish.
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.
Young choir singers from Stoke-on-Trent’s German twin city will be performing as the Potteries welcomes the Olympic flame.
The 52-strong group from Erlangen will sing in the Hanley Park bandstand as the 1,000-strong community parade arrives in Hanley Park on May 30.
Tickets to Stoke-on-Trent’s Olympic flame celebration have sold out.
The final 1,000 places were snapped up this morning (May 23) and a capacity 12,000 crowd will now welcome the London 2012 torch relay to Hanley Park on May 30.
Two of the country’s top dance acts will perform in Stoke-on-Trent as part of the celebration of the Olympic Flame’s arrival.
Chris & Wes, winners of Sky TV show Got To Dance will appear alongside Britain’s Got Talent finalists Twist & Pulse on May 30 in Hanley Park.
A Stoke-on-Trent factory has been transformed as part of the preparations for the visit of the Olympic Flame.
The old Spode factory will act as an artistic workshop until May 30, when the torch passes through the area.
A Stoke-on-Trent councillor claims they will help jobseekers find work if they are willing to help themselves.
Cllr Mark Meredith’s vow came as new research showed the city has 73 people chasing every job vacancy – the highest rate in the country.