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Children from schools in Stoke-on-Trent have been at Staffordshire University for Holocaust Memorial Day.

As part of their visit, the youngsters were working with Broadcast Journalism students in the university’s newsroom to learn about journalism and create content to mark the event.

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A young actor from Stoke-on-Trent is to star in a new short film that aims to raise money for homeless charities across the UK.

Raif Clarke, 12, of Stockton Brook, is to play a lead role in The Truth About Stanley, directed and co-written by award-winning director Lucy Tchnerniak.

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A Staffordshire University student has been nominated for a Royal Television Society Award for a personal family film.

Alex Mallender, 21, is a third year Media Production student who decided to commemorate the death of his grandfather by creating a film based on his father Pete’s feelings towards him.

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Obsessed Twilight fans have been trying to steal movie mementos from Vue Cinema in Newcastle-under-Lyme.

In one incident, two vandals stole a life-size cardboard cut-out, and ripped the heads off characters Edward and Jacob as keepsakes.

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A roadshow in Newcastle-under-Lyme town centre has been raising awareness of domestic violence issues as part of national White Ribbon Day.

Officials from Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council and from temporary housing group Arch (North Staffs) were on hand to give advice to shoppers.

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The director of a vampire web series set in Stoke-on-Trent has received responses from viewers around the world following the release of its final episode.

The final chapter of Blood and Bone China, which has received almost 250,000 hits on YouTube, was uploaded on Halloween.

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Tasting sessions are underway for an event commemorating the sinking of the HMS Titanic and its Stoke-on-Trent born captain Edward Smith.

The three day festival, which is being planned by The Lord Mayor’s Office in Stoke-on-Trent and Titanic Brewery, will include a dinner showcasing Edwardian food from the ship’s original first class menu.

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A student from Staffordshire University claimed first prize in a national film competition after entering it purely as a ‘punt’.

Tom Chimiak, 19, a second year Film Production student in Stoke-on-Trent, came first in his category at the film festival ‘Screen Stockport’.

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