Author Bethan Shufflebotham


No Fit State Circus is in Newcastle-under-Lyme with their show ‘Lexicon’ from March 28 to April 21.
Walking into the Big Top is like taking a step back in time, with old-school popcorn machines and vintage wooden money boxes.

Education revise

Exam and deadline season is upon us and students up and down the country are starting to revise. It’s an incredibly stressful time and is a lot of pressure for young adults, but there are effective revision tactics that will help to keep you motivated and composed.


A Cheshire teenager who committed suicide was ‘not being bullied’ and had shown ‘no troubled behaviour or red flags’ in the lead up to her death, an inquest heard.
Lily Mae Sharp, 13, was found hanging in her bedroom by her mother at her home on Walnut Tree Lane, Bradwall, in the early hours of May 19 2017.

Lily Mae Sharp, 13, was found in her bedroom at Walnut Tree Lane, Bradwall, in the early hours of 19 May 2017 by her mother, Victoria Noblet.

Features awards

The 6 Towns Radio Awards returned to celebrate local heroes for the seventh year running.
The event was held at The Mitchell Arts Centre, Hanley, on Tuesday February 27. This year, there were a record number of votes recorded, compared to previous years. compared to previous years.

Features Pale Waves

Less than a month ago, Pale Waves were picking up NME’s Under the Radar award.

This week (1 March), they returned to Stoke-on-Trent to play their sold-out show at The Sugarmill. Beth Shufflebotham reviews.