An investigation led by the BBC has revealed that 1 in 36 Etruria and Hanley residents are asylum seekers.
Author Anna Leydon
Big-hearted students at The Cooperative Academy of Stoke-on-Trent hosted a Christmas lunch for more than 100 guests in a bid to tackle loneliness among the elderly at Christmas time.
According to Age UK, more than two million people in England over the age of 75 live alone, many experiencing extreme isolation and chronic loneliness.
Cheshire Constabulary has changed its screening process for new recruits after it emerged former PC Ian Naude was a known suspect to Staffordshire Police before he raped a 13-year-old girl in Crewe.
Naude, 30, was invited to join the Cheshire force in April 2017.