Stoke-on-Trent City Council are to invest £55 million between 2017 and 2020 in the authority’s housing company Fortior Homes. The company is looking to establish a stock holding of more than 400 homes and generate a regular income for the council via dividend payments, as well as increase its council tax base…
General electric has announced plans to cut 500 jobs with the closure of a factory in Stafford
The Affordable Foods store in Blurton has seen a positive response since opening on the 25 November.
Burslem’s only bank is to close in April 2018.
Lloyds Banking Group has yesterday announced its Burslem branch, on Moorland Road, will close next April.
Commuters in Stoke-on-Trent have backed a series of 24-hour strikes by Virgin West Coast through December and January.
Rail Union RMT, which represents managers and catering staff at Virgin West Coast, announced six 24-hour strikes as part of an ongoing pay dispute.
After a four month consultation, Sir David Higgins says despite budget cuts and outrage from the locals, HS2 will still go through Crewe.
Local Businessmen, councillors and the Chairman of HS2 sat down yesterday (23rd) to discuss future plans involving Crewe Hub Station.
A new café bar has opened in place of a retired DIY shop, bringing something fresh and modern to Biddulph’s High Street.
A Staffordshire company has been fined over £300,000 after one of its team leader’s legs was crushed by a forklift.
Debra Thorpe, 58, was airlifted to hospital and had 13 operations on her leg after being hit by the truck at Owlett-Jaton’s warehouse in Stone.
Staffordshire Chamber of Commerce held the sixth annual Staffordshire Business Festival this week. This festival spanned over three days and three locations, JCB Headquarters, Uttoexter Racecourse and Keele Hall.
Winning the UK City of Culture 2021 could bring a 73 million boost to Stoke-on-Trent’s economy in 2021 and create more than 1,800 jobs, according to a chief economist.