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Stoke-on-Trent residents packed a public meeting to probe community leaders about plans for a state-funded Muslim school.

Members of the public, who attended at the Queensberry Centre in Normacot, largely agreed with the proposals although concerns were raised over curriculum and staffing structure.

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Stoke City defender Ryan Shotton returned to his home town to switch on the Christmas lights in Fenton.

The event saw market stalls, fairground rides and local schools come together to celebrate the event – despite it not being funded by Stoke-on-Trent City Council.

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Residents in Burslem will be singing festive songs with joy after raising £5,500 to buy Christmas lights.

The “Mother Town” raised the staggering amount in just a week, after Stoke City Council bosses pulled funding for Burslem’s traditional Christmas celebration.

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Two Stoke-on-Trent women have been jailed for their role in a drugs gang which imported cocaine from the Caribbean.

Shelly Ballard, 27, and Adele Hughes, 46, both of Furnace Road in Longton, were jailed for five years and two-and-a-half years respectively.

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Iconic images of rock bands the Red Hot Chilli Peppers and the Foo Fighters are going on display at Burslem School of Art.

Tony Woolliscroft has spent 22 years photographing some of the biggest names in music and now he is offering an insight into his career in the showcase.

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