The father of the modern circus – Philip Astley’s life and legacy is celebrated at the Brampton Museum, Newcastle-under-Lyme.
Staff at a North Staffordshire housing association have been honoured for cracking down on loan sharks.
The team at Aspire Housing in Newcastle-under-Lyme won a national award for their efforts to stop people falling victim to sharks who charge huge amounts of interest.
Employees at a Tesco store in Kidsgrove have been raising money for Cancer Research UK by wearing pink to support the Race for Life events.
A machine operator from Kidsgrove with a “bright future ahead of him” died after suffering an unexplained cardiac arrest, an inquest heard.
Carl David George Shenton, 25, regularly played football and visited the gym, the coroner’s court was told.
Named as one of the six Cities of Circus by Circus250, Newcastle Under-Lyme will bustle with celebrations throughout the month of April, to honour the title. To get the party started, the city play host to Lexicon, the brand new show from NoFit State.
So with the circus in town, I sat down with Tour Cook, Alex Whittall, to chat all things food and to find out how she fuels the travelling circus whilst on the road.
There are many aspects that form a great circus; clowns, music, dancers, but arguably one of the most important is the costumes.
Not only do the costumes add to each circus theme, they also need to be made to withstand ropes, acrobatics and quick changes.
A new pizzeria has opened in Newcastle-under-Lyme serving pizza in just 90 seconds!
Pizza Triangle, in Pool Dam, dished out more than 200 wood-fired pizzas in one day within the first few days of business.
A group of Stoke-on-Trent musicians are hosting a charity gig to raise awareness of domestic violence towards men.
The concert ‘Hail Pete’ which will take place in Newcastle-under-Lyme, is in memory of musician Peter Davegun, who was beaten to death by his partner four years ago.
Two men have been arrested after police found class A drugs and weapons in a vehicle in Newcastle-under-Lyme.
Officers stopped a Vauxhall Insignia outside the Borough Arms Hotel in Newcastle at around 2pm yesterday (March 14).