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Features The Suffragettes

You may have seen #Vote100 floating about on social media over the past few weeks, but what is it all about?

2018 marks 100 years since Parliament passed a law allowing the first women, and all men to vote for the first time. #Vote100 is the hashtag being used to celebrate this milestone.

Features Poppies

StaffsLive spoke to an ex-serviceman about why the Poppy Appeal is so important, as well as explaining what the Poppy Appeal is.

Art arnold bennett exhibition

An exhibition which celebrates the artistic works of Stoke-on-Trent author Arnold Bennett has opened in Hanley.

The exhibition at the Potteries Museum and Art Gallery called ‘Arnold Bennett: in life and art’ reveals artwork and personal items of the author which have never been on display before.

History Stoke Coroners Court

Gold found in Leek and thought to be the oldest ever unearthed in England, dating back more than 2,250 years, was ruled as treasure at an inquest today (Feb 28).

Four torcs – including three necklaces and a bracelet weighing more than 350 grams in gold – were found by metal detectorists Mark Hambleton and Joe Kania.

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