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Burslem Flat fire in Burslem

Three people are being treated in hospital for minor smoke inhalation after a fire broke out in a block of flats on Federation Road, Burslem at around 8.30am today (October 6).

It is believed the fire started on the first floor of the six-storey block of flats.


New Port Vale boss Neil Aspin has admitted that he never actually applied for the vacant manager’s position at Vale Park, following the departure of Michael Brown three weeks ago. 

Aspin, was appointed as the new manager of the Valiants” at a press conference. Speaking to local media, the former Vale player revealed that he never actually put his CV in for the job, but was approached by owner – Norman Smurthwaite. 

Burslem Train lines affected by Storm Doris. Photo by Richard Holmes.

Storm Doris caused chaos across Staffordshire today, ripping up trees, damaging buildings and sparking travel disruption.

Met Office forecasters predicted 80mph winds and heavy winds which have battered for Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire for most of the day.

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