Schools, colleges and academies in Stoke-on-Trent face changes to their budgets as government funding will affect them in the forthcoming year. Additional money has been added, or taken away, from schools as a new national funding formula has been introduced.
Three out of ten flower shops in Stoke-on-Trent charge women more than men for Valentine’s Day flowers, our investigation has revealed. One store quoted £20 more to a female journalist for the same 10 basic red roses bundle, and another four times as much.
Special report by Ben Wareing and Emma Lloyd
Police are appealing for information after a burglary at Moorpark Junior School in Burslem.
Offenders smashed a window before entering the building.
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has issued a warning to the public after a candle caused a house fire in Burslem last week (February 1).
Two men who deliberately caused a fire in an unoccupied Stoke-on-Trent house have been jailed today (January 31).
Staffordshire Police are appealing for witnesses following an attempted robbery on a HGV in Stoke-on-Trent last night (January 29).
The incident happened at around 8:25pm at an industrial unit on Navigation road in Burslem.
Six people have been arrested today (January 29) in connection with a large-scale drugs operation in the north of the county.
Neil Aspin has confirmed that his new captain for the season will be Port Vale veteran Tom Pope.
Pope enjoys captaining Aspin’s team, he said: “It’s nice to have the armband, I think the lads spoke in my favour (To the manager).
Port Vale manager Neil Aspin has appointed former Stoke player and Leeds teammate Ronnie Sinclair as his new goalkeeping coach.
Struggling Port Vale face Shrewsbury Town in a CheckaTrade Trophy clash tomorrow night, but manager Neil Aspin admits his focus is mainly on his team’s league form.
Aspin has said he is expecting a tough game from The Shrews ahead of the 19:45 o’clock kick off: “We will expect a tough game, they’ll make a few changes.